Meet Cher.

Meet Cher. Cher Owen has a Bachelors in Social Work from the University of Wyoming. She is experienced in motivational interviewing and focuses on the client’s strengths to guide them in finding the best care. Her experience includes trauma-informed care, assisting the homeless veteran population, and child welfare. She understands community resources and promotes strong […]

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Meet Heather.

Meet Heather. Heather Madrid is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 5 years of experience working in a community mental health center, where she had experience working with a very wide variety of cases ranging from acute to chronic, and straightforward to complex. Heather utilizes a strengths-based approach and loves to teach dialectical behavioral skills. […]

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Meet Molly

Meet Molly. Molly Barker is currently an Intern here at LIV working towards her Master’s in Social Work. However, in April, Molly will be joining us full-time as a Case Manager for our Chronic Care Management Program! Molly grew up in Scottsbluff Nebraska and has a Bachelors Degree in Social Work from the University of […]

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Meet Dr. Robin Barry

Meet Dr. Robin Barry. Dr. Barry is a Licensed Psychologist with a Doctoral Degree from the University of Iowa. Robin has a special interest and training in treating couples, family caregivers, and individuals with depression or anxiety. She is dedicated to providing person-centered, strengths-based, and culturally competent care. Q: How would you describe yourself as […]

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Meet Syndi

Meet Syndi. Sydni Harris is our Administrative Assistant and the one on the other line when you call LIV! Sydni joined the LIV Health family with 7 years of customer service experience and she is excited to be working in such a great environment. Born and raised in Wyoming, she loves reading, painting, and spoiling […]

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Meet Dr. Rachel Eby

Meet Dr. Rachel Eby. Dr. Eby is a Licensed Psychologist with a Doctoral degree from Colorado State University. She has experience conducting individual, family, and group therapy – as well as psychological assessment – with folks across a broad range of cultural backgrounds, ages, and developmental stages. She takes a compassionate and thoughtful approach to […]

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Meet Melinda

Meet Melinda. Melinda Hampshire is our billing and coding specialist here at LIV. She is a Certified Medical Coder with AAPC and has over 17 years of experience in insurance claims and patient billing. Melinda also has 5 years of credentialing experience and is a National Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT). Q: What’s your favorite family […]

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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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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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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 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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Meet Kaila

Meet Kaila! Kaila is our Admin Assistant and Referral Coordinator. When you call LIV she is most often the person on the other end of the line! Learn more about her below. Q: What’s your favorite family recipe? Will you share it? K: Mac n Cheese recipe from my husband’s family. Q: What is your […]

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Meet Emily Loos


Meet Emily Loos! Emily is the President and CEO of LIV. She is the founder, creator, and original therapist/case manager. She pretty much knows all there is to know about LIV, so let’s take a second to learn more about her! Q: What makes LIV different from other agencies? E: We do things a little […]

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Meet Pat

Meet Pat. Pat is a therapist on our Laramie team. She is also heading up the counseling/navigation services for our United in the Fight Grant. The United in the Fight Grant is in collaboration with the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative and Stitches Acute Care to provide counseling services for those touched by breast cancer and […]

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Wyoming Institute of Population Health

Let’s talk about organizations that are helping to make our communities better! This week our #featurefriday is focused on the Wyoming Institute of Population Health. What is the Wyoming Institute of Population Health? The Wyoming Institute of Population Health is a division of Cheyenne Regional. Its purpose is to help Wyoming communities and their healthcare providers […]

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