Welcome to Gallatin Mental Health Center
A division of Western Montana Mental Health Centers
GMHC offers comprehensive, personalized mental health services.
We employ highly-trained, skilled staff including licensed social workers, professional counselors and a psychologist; licensed nurses, a board-certified psychiatrist and psychiatric nurse practitioners; case managers; crisis intervention workers; and peer support specialists. GMHC staff utilizes a variety of evidence-based practices and approaches to ensure quality, substantiated support. Through integrated, collaborative efforts, our team provides diagnosis, evaluation, assessment, ongoing treatment and referral for those impacted and affected by mental illness.
Leann Bryant (picture comming soon)
1. Where are you from? Tell us about your hometown.
I am from a town of about 10K in Southern Illinois. We are 7 hours south of Chicago and 2 hours East of StLouis MO. I was born in a neighboring town and lived in Herrin until I moved to Montana 3 years ago. Coal is the industry of my neck of the woods. Most are employed in the mines or mining related fields. My grandfather was a coal miner. My dad and all my uncles, truck drivers… coal haulers. We are a tight knit community and everyone either knows you or knows your family. You truly never meet a stranger.
2. What brought you to Bozeman? What do you enjoy most about living here?
My journey to Bozeman began because my husband is from Montana and when we met in Illinois it wasn’t long before we started making plans to move back. We were in Billings for just over year and then his career transferred him to Williston ND, where we spent a year in the heart of the Bakken. He was then transferred to Bozeman where we’ve been for the last 6 months.
3. What is your job at GMHC?
At GMHC I am the Client Account Representative. Among several other tasks my primary job function is to manage the accounts of clients. I do this by monitoring the sliding fees, staying on top of MHSP renewals and MHSP Waiver submissions and assisting clients in anyway I can when they have concerns or questions about their statements.
4. What do you love about the job?
I love so many things about my job but probably the most rewarding is helping clients to find workable solutions to account balances. Account balances can sometimes be overwhelming, even in the smallest amounts. Discussing the options to make these manageable or finding assistance such as the sliding fee, to create a plan that works for both client and facility makes me feel good at the end of the day.
5. What is the most challenging with the job?
The most challenging part of my job is deadlines. Statements, reports, financial assistance renewals all have deadlines and often these deadlines are all occurring simultaneously leaving me with a very full plate 2 weeks a month and a little down time to regroup and prepare in the other two weeks. I accredit any success I have in meeting these deadlines to good time management skills.
6. What is your “secret power”?
My “secret power” is undoubtedly my ability to stay positive in the face of adversity. My motto “It could always be worse.” Oh, and I can say the multiples of 4 from 4 to 100 in less than 10 seconds.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT is a monthly highlight of our staff on the web each month with a set of five questions that are answered by the staff. This is a fun way to learn more about the people that work for Gallatin Mental Health Center. The staff then selects the next person and creativly writes the next four questions for them to answer.