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Winslow Gerrish, PhD

Behavioral Science

Dr. Winslow Gerrish is the Director of Behavioral Sciences, Research and Grants at Full Circle Health. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University and completed an internship at the VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Before coming to Full Circle Health, he acted as director of the PTSD clinic at the Boise VAMC and served as faculty in their Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education. Dr. Gerrish grew up the son of a rural, full-spectrum, family doc in a small dairy town in Washington State. This upbringing laid the foundation of his life-long passion for family medicine and caring for the underserved.

If you ask, he will tell you that Family Medicine is the cure to this country’s healthcare woes. And he believes this with true passion. Dr. Gerrish’s primary career goal is to train future Family Physicians to better understand and provide whole-person care to their patients. Dr. Gerrish is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is author to multiple publications and presentations related to Family Medicine and primary care including the book, Interprofessional Education in the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Implications from Complex Adaptive Systems Theory. Dr. Gerrish loves being outdoors. When not at work, you will find him with his family trying to get lost in the mountains or engaged in some type of crazy outdoor activity.

Tom Ahlrichs, LCSW

Behavioral Health

Tom graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Masters Degree in Social Work, Summer 2000. Tom received his clinical endorsement (LCSW) in 2002. Tom provides therapy services to individuals, couples, and families. Tom utilizes various treatment modalities to meet the needs of each individual patient. Specific treatment modalities include Adlerian Psychotherapy, CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and EMDR. Areas of interest include working with patients who present with a trauma history. He also provides clinical supervision for both students and individuals pursuing clinical endorsement. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, cross country skiing, mountain biking, camping, and fishing.

Jill Chrisman, LCSW

Behavioral Health

Graduated from University of Washington with a Master’s degree in Social Work in 1991. Worked as a medical social worker at Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Hospital (IERH) from 1998 to 2002. Experience at IERH included chronic pain, brain injury, and other neurological issues. Completed BA in Spanish from Boise State University in 2006. Came to work at Family Medicine Residency in 2002. Interests outside of work include her husband and 17 year old son, travel, language study, reading and Nordic skiing.

Susie Johnson, LCSW

Behavioral Health

Born and raised in Nampa, Idaho. Susie graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Social Work in 1998 and a Master of Social Work in 2003. She completed a year of volunteer service through AmeriCorps. She worked many wilderness adventure and work camps with foster youth. She served the homeless, pregnant, and parenting teens at The Salvation Army. She worked as a Clinician at Children’s Mental Health, where she completed training to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She then joined the Behavioral Health team at Full Circle Health in 2008. Susie has a special interest in locally serving the underserved. She has professional training in psychotherapies including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and Adlerian Psychology. She has served as secretary and current president for the Idaho Society of Individual Psychology.

India King, PsyD

Director of Behavioral Sciences - Nampa

India King received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Health Psychology from Pacific University. She completed her doctoral internship at the White River Junction VA in Vermont and her postdoctoral fellowship at the Boise VA, with a focus on integrated primary care. She then joined the Boise VA’s Center of Excellence Primary Care Education, there she worked to develop and evaluate interprofressional educational innovations. Dr. King’s passions include graduate medical and interprofessional education, quality improvement, and primary care psychology. When she is not hard at work serving Full Circle Health patients and the Nampa community or teaching residents, you can find her enjoying the outdoors mountain biking, bikepacking, fly fishing, or exploring Idaho’s many alpine lakes!

Heather Moon, LCSW

Behavioral Health

Heather Moon was born and raised in Idaho. She obtained her bachelors and masters degree in social work at Boise State University. Her hobbies include; working out, running, weight lifting, trekking trails, mountain biking, traveling, singing and attending concerts. Heather also has a passion for continued education, nature, dream analysis, forklift driving, music, finding and creating meaning in life and spending time with friends and family. Heather has been providing mental health support to clients since 2007 and received her clinical endorsement in 2011. Heather enjoys working with clients with a wide variety of mental health needs and focuses the therapy based upon the individual need of the client and with emphasis on the importance of the therapeutic relationship. Techniques used vary from: solution focused therapies, to cognitive behavioral therapy, to Jungian inspired approaches. Heather’s passion is helping people find ways that work for them to enhance their quality of life.

Wavey Tuck, LCSW

Behavioral Health

Wavey is a Clinical Social Worker who joined Full Circle Health in 2016. She was born and raised in Idaho and obtained her Bachelor’s in Theater from University of Montana and Masters of Social Work at Boise State University in 2010. Prior to becoming part of Full Circle Health, she provided individual, family, and group counseling in an outpatient setting. She specializes in expressive therapies with the use of movement, drama, and art as the primary tools for healing. She also incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Non-directive Play Therapy to treat trauma, Post Traumatic Stress, Depression, Anxiety, and Attachment Issues. As well as, Child-Parent Psychotherapy with children and their parents ages 0-5. Wavey also has a background in performing, creating, and teaching movement and theater skills to children and adults. Away from work, she enjoys dancing, relaxing, and enjoying the outdoors with her two young children and husband.