Originally from New Iberia, Louisiana, Coty moved to Colorado where he completed his undergraduate work at Colorado Mesa University. After several years of working in Grand Junction he moved back to Louisiana to complete his Masters of Social Work at Louisiana State University.
Bourque is excited to return to Colorado and move to a small, rural practice where he can feel closer to the community. He has a passion for working with victims of domestic violence. Acknowledging that patients with the same problem often require different answers, Bourque prefers a collaborative relationship with his patients and strives to empower people to make good decisions for their health and well-being. In his free time Bourque enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, mountain biking and relaxing with his chihuahua Buster.
LeAnne is a Master’s educated Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor with extensive experience conducting patient needs analysis, implementing the proper plans of treatment designed to improve the patient’s quality of life. Demonstrated strength building strong relationships with patients, building trust through the level of service provided and using strong communication skills to accurately identify patient needs. Acknowledged as a patient advocate, skilled at balancing patient needs with organizational guidelines and objectives.
Ms. Padilla graduated from University of Phoenix with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and with a Master’s of Science in Mental Health. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor, and will be seeing patients at Grand River Clinic West in Battlement Mesa. She has a collaborative style of treatment for her patients, seeking input from them and working together as a team to help them achieve their goals.
Ms. Padilla grew up in Canon City, Colorado and moved to the Denver area in 2006. Recently she moved to Battlement Mesa with her husband and son. She is happy to be returning to a smaller town to feel closer to her community and raise her young son. In her free time, she enjoys riding ATVs, fishing, camping and spending time with her friends and family.
- Master’s of Science, Mental Health – University of Phoenix
- Bachelor’s Degree, Human Services – University of Phoenix
Mental Health Services
Susan Ross is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is the Mental Health Team Supervisor at Grand River Health. She has been with Grand River since 2009. She has been providing mental health services for over 25 years to children, families, adults and couples.
She believes that we all have the ability to grow and thrive in our sense of self, our relationships and our lives. She helps clients achieve their goals in a safe, supportive environment and provides tools and strategies to make the changes clients envision for themselves. She thoroughly enjoys working with clients of all ages and is continually impressed with the courage people have to make the changes they desire.
In addition to Susan’s passion for counseling, she enjoys spending time with her husband and friends and is passionate about outdoor activities like camping, hiking, biking and skiing.
- Bachelors of Art in Psychology and Sociology
- Master in Science and Social Work, Family systems clinical track from Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing )Evidenced based treatment modality for treatment of trauma and many other concerns
- Trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Evidenced Based treatment modality for children who have experienced trauma
- DBT (Dialectic Behavioral Therapy Skill based modality to assist clients in managing their thoughts, emotions and distresses.
- Mindfulness Based Stress reduction.
- Individual, couples and family therapy with children, adolescents and adults
- Extensive experience in helping clients with depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, PTSD, grief and loss, pain management, stress reduction, relationship issues, life transitions issues, behavioral issues and parent education.
- Extensive experience in trauma recovery including EMDR trained therapist and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certification.
- Play therapy and behavioral therapy for children and parent education
- Mindfulness practices to assist with stress reduction, pain management as well as general life issues.
Sierra Ellis, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has an interest in working with people to reach their health and healing goals. A Louisiana native, she received a Bachelor of Social Work from The University of Louisiana at Monroe and then her Master of Social Work from Grambling State University with a focus in direct clinical practice.
Utilizing a holistic approach, she provides a supportive, safe, and nonjudgmental environment to investigate all areas of a patient’s life. Additionally, she helps her patients to implement new ways of coping with challenges using an effective and empowering approach. She has a clinical background working in rural community mental health and hospice care. She has worked with people suffering with grief, depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other diagnoses. Additionally, Sierra has experience working with homeless populations, sexual assault, and victims of domestic violence.
Sierra addresses tough issues by utilizing a strength-based approach. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focus Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Crisis Intervention, and EMDR. She is currently being trained in Mindfulness approaches. Her goal is to enhance a patient’s quality of life while helping them to achieve goals and positive wellbeing.
Angela is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She completed her Master of Nursing degree from Walden University and is experienced in treating a wide range of mental and behavioral health conditions in children, adolescents, and adults. Angela’s nursing career has prepared her to provide excellent and comprehensive care over the past 10 years. She has gained a variety of experience working in mental health, med/surg, intensive critical care, college nursing instructor, and home health assessments.
Angela strives to improve each individual’s mental health, while guarding against a negative stigma. She nurtures patients to overcome barriers, using evidence-based solutions, and believes early identification and treatment is key for successful recovery. Angela uses a collaborative approach, if available, to develop a treatment plan which includes the patient, family, therapist, and provider to seek the best outcome.
Suzanne Fox holds dual certifications as a pediatric nurse practitioner and pediatric mental health specialist. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Indiana University. Her passion in pediatric nursing led her to advance her career, obtaining her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of South Alabama. Throughout her years as a pediatric nurse practitioner in a booming rural primary care office, gaps in mental health care became evident. She has continued her education and insight to provide the best comprehensive care within this young population. She wants children and adolescents to have a voice in their care, empower their thoughts and feelings, as well as provide holistic care alongside the family, school, and provider groups. It is important that children, adolescents, and teens embrace their full potential so they can lead healthy, meaningful lives.
Suzanne resides in Indiana with her husband, three children, two dogs, one cat and two guinea pigs. She enjoys spending time outside whether hiking, lounging on the beach, or enjoying the views of the Ohio river.