Megan Schunk, LCPC
Megan was raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, loves cheese and the Green Bay Packers. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and a Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Counseling from Montana State University. Before being hired as an outpatient therapist, Megan worked as a Crisis Intervention Worker at Hope House and an intern therapist in our Bozeman and West Yellowstone offices.
Megan takes an integrated approach to therapy, utilizing treatment approaches based on the needs and goals of her clients. Her therapy is grounded in psychodynamic, attachment, interpersonal, and CBT principles. Megan strives to create trust and safety in the therapeutic relationship and to help people from all walks of life to increase their understanding of themselves and their relationships, and to focus on their strengths to create a sense of wellness and stability in their lives.
Ryan Schwartzmeyer, MS
Jail Diversion Therapist & Outpatient
Ryan started as a case manager with Gallatin Mental Health Center and began working as a therapist upon graduation from the University of Great Falls with a Master of Science in Counseling. He is currently a therapist in both the Jail Diversion and outpatient programs. He has advanced training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Ryan also specializes in criminal thinking and sexual issues. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and dogs and going camping.
Lisa Brubaker, LCSW (bio pending)
Bozeman, Ennis Offic
Emily Grossman, LCPC
Jail Diversion Therapist
Outpatient Therapy Intern
Joan hails from the Pacific Northwest and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts. She strongly believes in the healing and meaning-making powers of creative expression. Joan is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling at MSU, and plans to incorporate psychodrama and improvisational theatre games into her practice as she develops professionally. She is exploring Narrative Therapy techniques and hopes to support clients in understanding and owning their life stories. Joan enjoys writing and singing songs on her baritone ukulele, improvising with her friends, and pretending to be an excellent fly fisherwoman.
Outpatient Therapy Intern
Brett was born and raised in Idaho where he gained a love and appreciation for hard work and the outdoors. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in sociology from Brigham Young University-Idaho. BYU-I is where he also meet his wife. He and his wife have three kids. Brett is currently a graduate student attending Montana State University in the counseling program and is focusing on marriage and family counseling. Upon graduation He plans on obtaining further training in addiction counseling and hopes to be able to work with couples and families struggling with addiction problems. In his free time Brett enjoys being with his family, hunting, fishing, skiing, watching movies, and golfing. He enjoys trying and learning new things. He thinks life is best taken one day at a time.