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Trusted Guidance, Quality Care
Get to know us. Meet some of our key professionals.

Lonna J. Smith, R.N., Deborah Samson, R.N., and Marilyn Walker founded IHCC in 1994. Prior to starting IHCC, they all worked at EIRMC hospital in the quality assurance department in Idaho Falls. The decision to form IHCC was founded on the belief that they could provide a quality service to individuals with disabilities. Since then the company has grown to almost 200 dedicated professionals.

Dr. Darla Faraday

(Formerly Dr. Darla Lawson) Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Dr. Darla Faraday was born and raised in California.  She attended the University of Tennessee during her undergraduate studies and majored in anthropology, and…

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Dr. Tanner Nielsen

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Tanner Nielsen is a native of Mesa, Arizona. After missionary service in Japan, Dr. Nielsen completed a bachelors degree in psychology at Arizona…

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Dr. Traci Kettle, LMFT

Clinical Supervisor

Dr. Traci Kettle leads our counseling and rehab staff and serves as our Clinical Supervisor of Mental Health Services. She has a special interest…

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Dr. Brandon Borchman

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Brandon D. Borchman is a native of Michigan, and lived in the Detroit and New York City metro areas before growing up in…

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Dr. Lavonna Patterson

Psychologist - Counselor

Dr. Patterson was born and raised in North Carolina and spent 18 years in North Dakota before moving to Idaho Falls in 1998. She…

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Dr. Richard Swenson


Dr. Swenson has 35 plus years as a licensed psychologist in Montana and Idaho. He taught at the University of Montana, worked as a…

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Dr. Richard New

Medication Management

Dr. Richard New is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who received his medical degree from Loyola University at the Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood,…

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Chris Bezzant, LPC


Christopher Bezzant grew up in rural, south east Idaho. Chris earned a masters degree in clinical psychology in 2012 from California State University—Northridge. Following…

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