Healthy Minds’ Therapists
As an International Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, she was also the Clinical Director of treatment services for Drug Court, treating individuals with substance use disorder.
After a decade of proprietorship, she relocated to Las Vegas, where she became the Clinical Director of an inpatient psychiatric hospital. She has extensive inpatient and outpatient experience as a clinician, and specializes in the treatment of trauma and self-injurious behaviors in adolescents. Currently, she is the Clinical Director at Healthy Minds, where she oversees programming and treatment services for children and adolescents in foster care, along with individuals and families in need of mental health care. She is approved as a Clinical Supervisor for the Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers and is an adjunct professor at the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine.
Adrian has been independently licensed for three years, combined with his internship time, has been practicing for nearly 6 years. He has worked with children in DFS and Foster care, Cancer survivors and chronically ill clients of all ages. He has also worked with client’s with diagnosis ranging from depression and PTSD to personality disorders, with a focus on client needs and environmental factors. Adrian also has experience working with active duty military who are being medically retired from the military due to combat related mental health struggles.
Suzen has a diverse background beginning her career working as a juvenile probation officer and later as an inpatient psychiatric social worker at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Additional experiences included Clinical Director for Presbyterian Healthcare Behavioral Health inpatient/outpatient programs in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Behavior Specialist for Rio Rancho Public Schools, Clinical Supervisor for an Albuquerque-based treatment foster care agency and Assistant Professor of Social Work- Master Program clinical track- for New Mexico Highlands University.
Therapeutic practice is guided by psychodynamic, attachment and CBT theoretical models. Suzen utilizes a strengths-based perspective and collaborative approach in her practice. She promotes client advocacy, self-acceptance/compassion and mindfulness. Understanding clients’ culture, values, systems in which they function are a treatment focus as is assisting clients with enhancing and developing skills to help them obtain a higher level of fulfillment.
Malia is a Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of Idaho. Malia obtained her state license immediately following the completion of her Masters of Social Work degree with a minor in Addiction Studies from Boise State University in 2014. Following some work utilizing her license she had the pleasure of furthering her experience clinically and administratively at a substance use disorder program before returning home to Idaho. Her recent experience includes working with adults of both genders struggling with both mental health and substance use disorders and their families. Throughout her time at the intensive outpatient substance abuse program, she was given the opportunity to supervise a team of five admission coordinators in providing intake and admission for potential clients and following their financial eligibility throughout their stay. Prior to working at an intensive outpatient substance abuse program, she had the opportunity to work with various populations to include, children, teens, and adults. Some of that experience was working with families with youth in the foster care system. In addition to her work in outpatient mental health therapy, she worked with Veterans who had a variety of military experiences as well as a variety of demographic diversity (including homelessness) and mental health diagnosis to provide a unique and personalized treatment modality for everyone. She has experience working with troubled youth in the juvenile justice system and their families, adolescents and adults with substance use disorders, and preventative care with children and adolescents within schools and the community.
Jared is excited to be licensed and practicing in The Silver State. He newly began his position at Healthy Minds at the beginning of the year 2021. Existential therapy is a treasure for Mr. Schwab, as he likes to be able to facilitate a dialogue when people are searching for their purpose in life via the not so ordinary happenings of daily life.