Meet Our Behavioral Health Providers

The primary care behavioral health providers at CHCW are here to make your visit the best it can be. Our staff and providers are here to make your visit a comfortable experience.

We Are Here to Help You

Our providers are equipped with a broad range of skills to address a variety of issues and struggles many people face at various points in their lives. The mission of our team of experts at Community Health of Central Washington is to treat you as a whole person. Learn more about our primary care behavioral health providers below:

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Bridget Beachy, PsyD

Director of Behavioral Health

Coming from a Bio-Psycho-Social perspective (using the most up-to-date science), I help patients adopt new strategies to improve their overall health and live life in a meaningful way. I enjoy the fast-paced, team oriented atmosphere being in primary care, as well as the increased access for patients.

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David Bauman, PsyD

Behavioral Health Education Director

Health is not an absence of symptoms but an engagement in a meaningful, fulfilling life. I am drawn to primary care in order to meet people where they are, and provide behavioral health services to patients that would never seek care in a traditional setting.

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Ruth Olmer, PsyD

Behavioral Health Consultant

I enjoy the fast pace and variety of the work in primary care. I have my regular clinic duties, which are varied in terms of presenting problem, population, individual, group, testing, etc. Then there are the extras that I can tailor to my interests, such as supervising interns, developing employee wellness events, etc.

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AMELIA MCCLELLAND, M.Ed., MHCA

Behavioral Health Consultant – Pediatrics

My philosophy is to support people in all aspects of their health from the physical to the social, emotional, and spiritual. I believe we have to look at the person as a whole and create as space of inclusivity, respect, compassion, and support to really be able to make lasting change.

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MICHAEL MURRAY, PsyD

Behavioral Health Consultant – Connect

I enjoy the collaborative nature of the work and my coworkers are simply awesome! The integration model in the primary care setting just makes sense. Whole-person treatment is the only logical way to support a healthy life style.

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MARY VIRGINIA MAXWELL, LMHC

Behavioral Health Consultant

I engage with patients and by identifying and using their core values, unique capabilities and culture, create positive behavioral change. I hope to foster emotionally safe relationships within families and communities. I work collaboratively with providers and other community resources to help families thrive and grow.

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Emily Faust, PhD

Behavioral Health Consultant – Ellensburg

I’m passionate about helping people find joy, meaning, and fulfillment in life. I’ve always loved the mind-body connection and I feel so lucky that I get to work in a medical clinic where we take care of patients’ physical AND mental health!

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Julie Aubrey, PsyD

Behavioral Health Consultant

I want to work for CHCW because I love the philosophy of the clinic. I am excited to be part of a team, which is essential when working with patients. I want to help as many clients as I can, and to make sure that they each feel heard and understood.

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Michelle Linsley, MS, EdS, LMHC

Behavioral Health Consultant

I primarily use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to assist individuals in meeting their goals. I use strength-based and solution-focused methods in addition to providing education on skills in mindfulness, stress reduction, and effective communication.

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Sarah Ortner, MA, LMFT, MHP

Behavioral Health Consultant

I believe that all people desire lives where they are connected to who and what is meaningful to them, and I believe all people bring strength and gifts to the work of creating healthier lives. I try to bring empathetic listening and honesty and a willingness to work together with people in my care to come up with new and meaningful choices and next steps.

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Hilary Richardson, MA

Behavioral Health Consultant

Healthcare should be about helping patients enhance their lives through meaningful behavior change. My medical interests are in behavioral health consultation in primary care settings with special interest in child and adolescent patients and families, underserved populations, and prevention-focused care.

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Brandon Matsumiya, MS

Behavioral Health Intern

I primarily use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to assist individuals in meeting their goals. I use strength-based and solution-focused methods in addition to providing education on skills in mindfulness, stress reduction, and effective communication. I am interested in evidence-based practices for mental health (and medical) providers.

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Chelsea Bremer, MA

Behavioral Health Intern

Healthcare includes taking care of both the physical body and the mind, and I believe behavioral health providers can help patients navigate challenges that come up in their lives and provide tools to use across the lifespan.

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Gracie Ortiz, MSW

Behavioral Health Intern

Bio coming soon!

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Stephanie Garcia, MA

Behavioral Health Intern

Bio coming soon!