Mental Health Services

Our mental health mission at The Lotus includes an intentional and integrated practice of multiple wellness modalities to support individuals moving through times of change, grief, loss and trauma, as well as supporting clients in self-growth and transpersonal exploration. We are providing clients with holistic opportunities to be cared for during the many transitions of the human psyche. We accept Medicaid, Medicare and most insurance. We see individuals, couples, children and families. We also offer a sliding scale fee. Please visit with your practitioner for individualized pricing.

More About Our Therapy Services

Jamie Anesi

Jamie Anesi

LCPC

Jamie specializes in Transpersonal Psychotherapy with a concentration in Grief, Loss and Trauma. She integrates mindfulness, self-acceptance and compassion with leading-edge trauma and grief tools such as EMDR, body centered modalities, sand tray therapy, waking dream therapy, journey work, earth-based sessions, meditation, and movement/somatic therapy. Jamie has been in private practice as a LCPC for 12 years. Jamie has been teaching dance and movement therapy for over 13 years.

“This journey of grief, loss and heartbreak is one of the ways we call ourselves back home.”

Email:[email protected]

Tele:406-465-6845

Web:https://www.jamieanesi.com/

Nolita Becker

Nolita Becker

LCPC, SEP

Nolita Becker is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner who works with individuals and couples. She has an ever-growing curiosity for the connections between the mind, body, and spirit. Her focus emphasizes attachment, and the interplay of our biology, nervous system, relationships, and the way we navigate through life. Trainings and approaches that have especially impacted her work include Somatic Experiencing © (SE), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She continues to take in-depth coursework in SE, and is deepening her awareness of the subtle and profound ways that our nervous system, experiences, and bodies affect our ways of being in the world.

Tele:(406) 570-1334

Liz Bronec

Liz Bronec

LCPC

Liz worked in the computer field for 22 years before returning to school to pursue her passion for helping others.  Liz obtained her Master’s degree in 2003 and has spent the last 12 years honing her skills in mental health both in the agency setting as well as in private practice.  Liz has advanced training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and in the interrelationship of brain, mind, and body.  With this training, her practice focuses on teaching mindfulness skills, self-acceptance and self-compassions, neurobiological education, and body/emotion connections. Liz believes strongly that with increased self-awareness and self-compassion life becomes more balanced and joyful.  In turn, the well-being of ourselves and those around us are improved. In her spare time, Liz enjoys reading, playing with her dog Ginger, and trying to keep up with her grandchildren.

Email:[email protected]

Tele:(406) 459-1507

Allison Collins

Allison Collins

MA LAC NCAC-1 CC1

Allison has been involved in the field of addictions since 1979. She is a licensed and certified chemical dependency therapist, as well as a Certified Clinical Interventionist. Allison is trained in DBT and DBT-S, CBT, mindfulness, and has long studied various spiritual philosophies. She has also received training in gambling and other behavioral addictions. Allison often focuses on trauma first as she begin to assess a client’s needs. After receiving her Master of Art degree in Addiction and Psychotherapy at the Hazelden School of Addiction Studies in Minnesota, Allison was employed as an inpatient clinician at the Hazelden Center. She has since worked with adults, families, and children in inpatient and outpatient settings. For many years Allison has worked with law-involved clients in Montana and Wyoming, and has experience working with the Montana Juvenile Justice System. Allison believes that quality substance abuse and behavioral treatment should be available for everyone, including the underserved and underrepresented, minorities, and the LGBTQ community. She recognizes the essential and basic need for economic and justice reform, and seeks ways to build affordable, holistic, meaningful, and respectful community care. Allison earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Art (New York City) and California College of Arts and Crafts, and studied commercial photography at Laney College (Oakland, CA), and worked as a newspaper and sports photographer. Allison is excited to be a part of The Lotus and its comprehensive, evidence based applications of various treatment modalities, all offered in a welcoming, peaceful, and client-centered environment. She is pleased to work with providers who promote and engage in joy and happiness at work and in their daily lives.

Email:[email protected]

Tele:406-439-3101

Tiffany Evans

Tiffany Evans

LCPC

Tiffany is a Montana Native and graduated from the U of M in Psychology. She attended John F Kennedy University in the Bay Area where she received a Master’s in Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy with a specialization in Expressive Arts Therapy. She uses a variety of art mediums including sandtray and play therapy. She generally works with children ages 3-13.

Email:[email protected]

Tele:406-202-4495

Caitlin McWilliams

Caitlin McWilliams

Program Director

Caitlin oversees and consults on the educational and programming aspects of The Lotus. This includes providing support and vision for class schedule, series, retreat, workshop, and teacher support and training.

She joins us after managing The Lotus and informally being a part of the development of our offerings and shaping our yoga program. She spent five years managing a thriving studio in Washington DC, is an E-RYT, ran her own yoga and wellness non-profit and is highly trained in using yoga for mental health. She continues to provide offerings at The Lotus in conjunction with this role and is so excited to see this Lotus blossom and will continue to focus her efforts on supporting The Lotus’s mission.

Kobi Schaff

Kobi Schaff

LCSW

Kobi is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist in private practice offering clients comprehensive counseling and support  through a variety of therapy methods; both clinical and alternative therapies that assist in deep healing. Kobi is a teacher, guiding meditation and mindful movement and dance classes. She has her Master’s degree in social work and counseling and integrates balance and wellness on all levels, teaching physical, energetic, psycho-emotional and spiritual techniques and practices.  As a therapist and instructor at DLC. Kobi specializes in the treatment of trauma and PTSD, she is compassionate and empathetic in understanding life challenges and treats phobias, childhood abuse, addictions, personal and relationship issues, stress related conditions, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and suicide ideation. Kobi believes the path for each of us is different and when we are ready to open and to heal, the right path will become clear; Kobi’s intent is to support those who come across her path, to guide, to inspire and to encourage each individual to their own personal freedom and love.

Email:[email protected]

Tele:(406) 860-0660

Kathy Schiffman

Kathy Schiffman

LCPC

Kathy has worked as a therapist since 1988 when she received her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School. She has experience working in community mental health, public schools and private practice. She works with teens and adults on issues of trauma, anxiety, depression and grief and loss. She is trained in mindfulness, hypnosis and sand play therapy. Kathy respects each clients process and is honored to be a part of the journey we each undertake to wellness.

Email:[email protected]

Tele:603-728-5132