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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.

Allison Dawson, LCSW

Counselor

Allison received her Bachelor’s degree in social work from Kansas State University and a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Kansas.…

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Chris Bezzant, LPC

Counselor

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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Blair Garner, LCSW

Counselor

Blair is a home grown Idaho boy who earned his Bachelors from Utah State University, and went on to earn his Master’s Degree from…

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Kathryn Nielsen

Nurse Practitioner

Katy is a native of Virginia. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Health Science with an emphasis in Public Health from BYU-Idaho. She then…

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Suzy Bird, LMSW

Counselor

Suzy Bird received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Northwest Nazarene University with an emphasis in Community/Family Mental Health and Behavioral Addictions. In…

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Amber Stempien, LPC

Counselor

Mrs. Stempien grew up in North Carolina before moving to the Boston, Massachusetts area where she completed her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling.…

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Jerri Wood, LCPC

Counselor

Jerri came to Idaho Falls 30 years ago from the area of Seattle, Washington. She earned her Master’s in Counseling from Idaho State University…

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Rik Troyer, LCPC

Counselor

Rik Troyer LCPC, was born in Indiana and earned his Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Western Kentucky University in 1989. Rik has experience with…

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