Karlee Hamilton, DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN
Karlee Hamilton was born and raised in Great Falls, MT. She has 13 years of psychiatric nursing experience working with children and adults with multiple etiologies including eating disorders, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, bipolar, and schizophrenia. She graduated in May 2020 with her Psychiatric/Mental Health Doctorate of Nursing Practice and is excited to begin seeing adult patients at Many Rivers Whole Health. She is an avid reader and enjoys being outdoors – hiking, fishing, and going for long walks. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and twin daughters.
DAVID HARWOOD M.D., DFAPA
David D. Harwood MD has served as a staff psychiatrist with PACT and outpatient services in the Helena office since 2016, after a twenty five year career in private practice. Based in Dallas, Texas, his clinical work is conducted via telepsychiatry. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wake Forest University and has an MD degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is competent to care for all aspects of psychiatric medicine.
Dr. Eva LaRocque, MD
Dr. Eva LaRocque has worked at Many Rivers Whole Health since 2001 and her role as the Chief Medical Officer is to supervise staff doctors, APRNs, RNs, and LPNs. She completed her undergraduate degree at Montana State University, earned her medical degree at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, and completed her residency program in psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. She provides services to adult clients.
Nancy G Stone MSW, SWLC, ACLC
Nancy G. Stone joined Many Rivers Whole Health on February 9th, 2021. She is a proud Bobcat who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Development with a Family Science concentration from the Montana State University in 2007. She completed her Internship work at Western Montana Mental Health in their Crisis Stabilization (Hope House) and was trained in Crisis and Suicide Intervention. She served on the Crisis and Suicide Hotline (Helpnet). She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Walla Walla University in Missoula, MT in 2011.
She moved to Grangeville, Idaho to finish her practicum with Camas Professional Counseling as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist. Here she served Mental Health Clients of all ages providing Motivational Interviewing, DBT and REBT, Solution Focused and Mindfulness Therapies.
She worked as a Shelter Coordinator/Counselor for Violence Free Crisis Line and facilitated Battered Women’s Groups. Since then she has worked as a Medical Social Worker for Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Polson conducting discharge planning and receiving a Certification in Palliative Care.
She provided counseling for patients and family members, responded to emergency Mental Health in the hospital and E.R., was involved as a mandatory reporter working with CPS (both State and Tribal), and was a member of the Adult Protective Team. Most recently Nancy served as Addictions Therapist at Crossroads Correctional Facility in Shelby Montana and Rocky Mountain Treatment Center in Great Falls.
Nancy’s interests and therapeutic style consists of:
- Solution Focused Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
- Contingency Management (CM)
- Motivational Interviewing (MI )
- and the Matrix Model which consists of viewing all her clients with Unconditional Positive Regard.
She also believes in and facilitates Support Group Affiliation including, but not limited to 12 Step and Spiritual avenues to recovery. She encourages and practices self-care.
She enjoys the outdoors, good movies, support group participation and dates with her husband, spending time with family, friends, a proud grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 2.
Deb Thurman, LCSW
Deb Thurman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She received her BA from the University of Montana (1992) and her MSW degree from Eastern Washington University (1994). Deb has worked in a variety of clinical placements including, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Texas and finally back home to Montana 15 years ago. She worked at the CMH for 8 years in various positions, including Outpatient Therapist, PACT Team Leader, and Assistant Director of Adult Services before leaving for almost 5 years to work with adolescents in a therapeutic group home setting and returning to Many Rivers Whole Health in April 2021. Deb is certified in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), CIT trained, and works with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Supportive Therapy with a strong preference for working with adults with a history of depression, anxiety, and trauma/PTSD.
Peggy Wolstein, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Peggy Wolstein is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner since 2016. She is a psychiatric provider with Many Rivers Whole Health.
Peggy grew up in Montana and became a Registered Nurse in 1986, graduating with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing through the Montana State University, Northern. She furthered her degree in 2006, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing through Graceland University. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a Master’s Degree in Nursing, specializing in Psychiatry. She has experience working at Acadia Healthcare in Butte, MT for 2 years with children ages 6-17; as well as experience working with adults ages 18-90 at the Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs, MT prior to joining Many Rivers Whole Health in November 2019.
Peggy has a diverse background of experience as an RN, working in pediatrics, oncology, surgery, orthopedics, medical-surgical nursing, ICU, home health, hospice, obstetrics, and labor and delivery prior to working in psychiatry.
Peggy is also a Veteran in the Navy and carries a profound interest in serving other Veterans as well. She has a keen understanding of how the military works over the last 19 years, both as enlisted, and currently as a Naval Officer; and has worked jointly with all branches of the military. Through the military, she has worked closely with Veterans with depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.