About Bridges Behavioral Health

Our Mission

 

Working together to build a bridge from where you are to where you want to be.

Our Vision

Bridges Behavioral Health will work with individuals and families, who are the experts in their own life, to craft a vision of where they want to go, and build a realistic plan to get there.

Jamie Williams, LCSW

​Jamie has been an Idaho Licensed Clinical Social Worker since September 2015 and was a Licensed Master Social Worker since 2013. Jamie has worked in the mental health and behavioral health field since 2002. She received her Bachelor of Social Work from Boise State University in 2008 and received her Master’s in Social Work from Boise State University in 2013.  Jamie has been doing individual, and family counseling since 2013 with children, teens, and adults.  She has worked with youth in a variety of settings, including their home, community, schools, and clinic settings since 2002. Jamie has treated individuals with emotional and behavioral issues including depression, anxiety, anger, PTSD, self-mutilation, sexual abuse, autism, and family problems. Jamie received 15 hours of training to become an approved Idaho board clinical supervisor through CWI in 2018. Jamie has supervised graduate students from Northwest Nazarene University, since 2018. Jamie has also supervised staff since 2016. Jamie has been certified in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention since 2018.

Amie Priest, BS​
Amie earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Boise State University in 2002. Since then she has focused on working with children and families. Amie's work has largely included teaching families how to resolve conflicts, manage their moods and anger, and communicate more effectively to improve their family relationships to support them in reaching their goals. In graduate school Amie learned the foundations of Family Systems Therapy, the theory on which Conflict Resolution is based. She earned her Family Mediation Certificate from Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution through the University of Idaho College of Law. Since her own divorce in 2004 and the 3 subsequent modifications she has been through she has learned a lot about the pit falls and successes of co-parenting and is committed to helping others co-parent successfully as well as divorce as amicably as possible.

Amie has worked with youth with mental and behavioral health concerns in a variety of settings, including their home, community, schools, and clinic settings since 2003. Whether doing direct care or working in administration her passion is to ensure that clients get the best possible service and have the best trained staff and support system. Amie has experience providing PSR/CBRS, BI/HI, and groups. She also has a passion for training, mentoring, and supervision to foster collaboration and staff development. Amie has been certified in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention since 2018.
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