Affinity Family Practice

In this #featurefriday we want to tell you more about Affinity Family Practice in Cheyenne. Affinity is a privately owned family practice clinic that serves all ages. Their mission is to foster lasting, fruitful, patient-provider relationships by offering you personalized primary care close to home. AFP providers combine their experience, education, and the latest medical […]

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Meet Andrew

Meet Andrew. Andrew Tarrell is a Case Manager on our Cheyenne Team. He has 7 years of experience in social work with 4 of those years being spent providing case management services. He has experience working with adults, aging adults, and teenagers. Andrew promotes family involvement and living independently at home with supporting services. Q: […]

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Chronic Care Management

We are excited to bring Chronic Care Management and Behavioral Health Integration Services to our communities! The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recognize Chronic Care Management as a critical component of primary care that contributes to better health and care for individuals with chronic conditions. What is Chronic Care Management? Chronic Care Management is […]

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Meet Suzette

Meet Suzette. Suzette Ramirez is an Intern here at LIV, working on her Master’s in Social Work. But, she is also the Case Manager heading up our Chronic Care Management program in collaboration with our medical team. Suzette’s experience in Social Work ranges from working with at-risk youth, indigenous and immigrant communities, providing job training […]

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Meet Dr. Natasha Trujillo.

Meet Dr. Natasha Trujillo. Dr. Trujillo is a licensed Psychologist. She has experience working in residential treatment facilities, community mental health care facilities, inpatient psychiatric units, University counseling centers, intensive outpatient treatment programs, and collegiate athletics departments. She also has experience providing evidence-based treatments to patients with a wide variety of mental health concerns, with […]

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Radical Acceptance

2020 has been a challenging adventure for all of us. With so many questions and uncertainty, it can be difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel. While we may understand that the pandemic won’t last forever, it is still not easy to accept our current circumstances. A skill that I have […]

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2020…What A Year!

2020…What a year! It has been tough, and stressful, full of disappointment and change. But, 2020 has also been a year to reflect, to slow down, and to find the small joys in life. Thank you. We are so grateful for you! To our patients who have stuck with us, and navigated this year and […]

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Five Senses Challenge

Is it just me, or does hearing “2020” send chills down your spine? This year has evoked so many emotions that have challenged everyone. People have had to learn how to care for themselves in new and creative ways just to survive. I have heard so many people say, “I just need to get through […]

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Climb Wyoming

This week’s #featurefriday features Climb Wyoming, a nonprofit that helps low-income single mothers discover self-sufficiency through career training and placement. Climb has evolved over the past 35 years into one of the nation’s most successful models for moving families out of poverty. The women Climb serves are often living in crisis: unemployed or working low-wage […]

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Meet Julie

Meet Julie. Julie Hummer-Bellmyer is our Nurse Practitioner here at LIV. Julie has worked in Family Practice, with Veterans at the Cheyenne VA in the Orthopedic clinic/surgery department and at CRMC within the Supportive/Palliative Care unit. She is the physician for our Chronic Care Management program as well! Q: What’s your favorite family recipe? Will […]

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Meet Angela

Meet Angela. Angela Condit is a Therapist on our Northern Colorado team. She is a compassionate and caring social worker who is skilled in working with the older adult population in medical social work, mental health, and patient advocacy. Take a look into who she is as a therapist and what she likes to do […]

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Meet Kristi

Meet Kristi. Kristi Gatlin is a Therapist and Case Manager who works in Laramie. Kristi uses a strengths-based and holistic approach to promote well-being and positive change. She is knowledgeable in evidence-based practices and treating complex medical needs. Prior to earning her social work degree, she worked as a nurse for over 10 years providing […]

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Gratitude

What is gratitude? grat • i • tude. The quality of being thankful: readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. 2020 has been quite the ride for probably everyone in the whole world. This actually brings me a little comfort knowing that everyone, everywhere is going through similar things, similar emotions. Even though […]

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Meet Tessa

Meet Tessa. Tessa is a Therapist and Case Manager and is part of our Laramie team. Here is a little more about her, case management, and what she likes to do for self-care! Q: How would you describe yourself as a Therapist? T:  I feel it’s important to meet the client where they are at, […]

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Meet Troy

Meet Troy. Troy Loos is the Chief Financial Officer here at LIV. He oversees our billing department and helps to keep LIV running smoothly. We took a second to ask him a few questions…let’s take a look… Q: What’s your favorite family recipe? Will you share it? T: Well, I am certainly not a cook. […]

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Gratitude for Positivity

Let’s talk about gratitude for positivity. Look at yourself in the mirror for a few seconds. Do you notice how easy it is for us to focus on what we don’t like about ourselves, instead of focusing on what we do like about ourselves? This doesn’t mean we don’t have qualities, it means we are […]

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St. Joseph’s Food Pantry

This week’s #featurefriday is focused on St. Joseph’s Food Pantry in Cheyenne. The Food Pantry began over thirty years ago as a commitment to assist those experiencing a shortage of food. The pantry currently serves over 800 families per month with 2,000 bags of food.  Did you know… There are approximately 795 million people worldwide who […]

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Meet. Dr. Kristina Stefka

Meet. Dr. Kristina Stefka. Dr. Stefka is our Medical Director here at LIV! She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice, and Palliative Medicine. Check out her staff interview! Q: What is your favorite family recipe? Will you share it? K: I am an intuitive cook and really don’t follow recipes. I like to […]

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Family Planning

We have talked a lot this month, about Breast Cancer, with it being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, October also happens to be Infant Loss and Awareness Month. This month we recognize the unique grief of bereaved parents in an effort to demonstrate support to the many families who have suffered such a tragic loss. […]

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Meet Ainara

Meet Ainara. Dr. Ainara Echanove is one of our Psychologists here at LIV. She is also the Regional Manager in Cheyenne and Northern Colorado! Let’s get to know her a bit better! Q: How would you describe yourself as a therapist? A: My approach to therapy is informed by social justice and cultural-relational perspectives. What […]

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