Ami Owen, Director & Counselor
Ami has lived in Idaho for the past two decades and received her undergraduate degree from Boise State in Social Science and Psychology. She received a Masters degree in General Family Therapy with an emphasis on children. Ami also received a Doctorate in Counseling and is a clinically certified trauma professional. Ami has experience working with individuals, children, families and couples in a variety of settings. Ami is an AAMFT approved supervisor and actively participates in suicide prevention efforts. Ami is passionate about serving others through counseling and demonstrating the love of Christ.
Sunday Cross, Counselor
Sunday has lived in Idaho since 2010 and received her master of social work degree in mental health from the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Sunday specializes in strengths-based, here-and-now-focused practice. She has extensive experience working with the adolescent population and their families on a variety of issues that affect teens today. In addition, she is an Ambassador of Hope and volunteer for the Boise Women’s and Children’s Alliance. Sunday is passionate about empowering individuals and families to identify their goals and begin working toward them in an effective way.
Lisa Stone, Counselor
Lisa has lived in Idaho for a little over five years. Lisa graduated from California State University Stanislaus with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. Lisa then moved to Idaho and pursued her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Idaho State University. The desire and passion to work with adolescents and their families is what has inspired Lisa’s educational journey. Lisa has had internships where she worked with adults and adolescents struggling with substance abuse, mental health, and at-risk behaviors, which grew her passion for working not only with individuals, but the family as a whole. Lisa believes that everyone has the ability to grow and achieve their goals, given the right support and guidance. She looks forward to working with adolescents and their families, and providing them with the support they need to help them grow and achieve their goals.
Vanessa Noblitt, Counselor
Vanessa is an Idaho native and grew up in a rural farming community. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Family Consumer Sciences from the University of Idaho in 2015. Vanessa also has a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa,Idaho. She has experience working with a variety of different backgrounds from individuals, children, and families. Additionally, she has had the opportunity of working with those suffering from diverse mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and many other acute mental illnesses. Vanessa has extensive experience working with adolescents and teenagers stumbling their way through the struggles of becoming an adult. Her goal as a counselor is to provide a space where others can come to feel heard, respected, and safe. Vanessa’s role as a counselor is to help you discover your strengths and weaknesses to aid in the building of coping mechanisms to better handle the stresses of life. She can’t wait to walk beside you on this journey.
Kimberly Nichols, Administrative Assistant
> Kimberly was born and raised in Idaho, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Boise State University. In addition, she graduated Delta Mu Delta with a Master’s in Business and an emphasis in Healthcare Administration. Kimberly has a passion for helping others and is inspired by the services provided to teens and their families by Teen Hope. She is our “Jack of all trades” in supporting our practice and takes pride in her work serving our clients and co-workers. In her spare time, Kim enjoys hiking, biking the greenbelt, paddle boarding, kayaking, floating various rapids around Idaho, yoga, spending time with friends, and traveling.