Behavioral Health Providers
Bethany has been a practicing nurse for over 10 years and recently has become a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner since graduating Walden University's Masters program in 2018.
Bethany has an extensive background in emergency medicine, adult critical care, acute psychiatric care, and working with children and adults who have experienced abuse, domestic violence, or sexual assault.
Bethany was inducted into the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International in 2011. Bethany is a current member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Bethany also maintains certification as a Certified Emergency Nurse, Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse, and as a Critical Care Registered Nurse.
Bethany enjoys hiking and camping in her spare time with her husband and their three dogs. Bethany also volunteers for an international organization that provides surgical and medical care to underserved populations.
Dr. Jenifer Swigart
Jenifer is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
Areas of specialty:
• Psychiatric - mental health services
• Treatments for children, adolescents and adults
• Incorporated integrative approaches to traditional psychiatric care
• Offers a range of services to meet patient needs
• Treatment for mental health conditions including, mood disorders, ADHD, anxiety-related disorders, depressive disorders, trauma-related disorders and childhood and adolescent behavioral challenges, and more
• Comprehensive psychiatric evaluations
• Medication management
• On-site laboratory services, include pharmacogenetic testing
• Psychotherapy (individual, group and family)
• Psychiatric evaluations
• Individualize care
Jenifer came to Alaska in 2008 to work in the rural bush setting. Her primary concentration is working with children, adolescents and young adults, but she enjoys practicing across the lifespan.
Philosophy of Care:
“An individual’s mental health is a strong predictor of overall wellness and quality of life. I believe that many mental health conditions can be treated by addressing the underlying cause, whether internal or external factors. I strive to develop a treatment plan with the patient that will improve mental wellbeing and quality of life.”
Jenifer obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2007 through the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. She went on to complete her Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Nursing. She was inducted into the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International in 2007. Jenifer is a current member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Psychiatric Nurses Association and Neuroscience Educational Institute. She also has additional training in trauma-informed care and the ARC Model.
Extracurricular Activities & Personal Interests:
Jenifer enjoys hiking and volunteers for an organization that aims to help parents hike with their children at any age. She spends most of her free time practicing self-care, hiking and fishing on the Kenai Peninsula with her son and dog.
DNP, APRN, PMHNP
Sara Lindsoe recently graduated from University of Michigan-Flint with her Doctor of Nursing Practice and is now a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Lindsoe has been a registered nurse since 2008 and has worked with adult inpatients, in the medical-surgical and internal medical unit of a local hospital, for the past ten years.
Dr. Lindsoe is a member of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau since 2017; she is also a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Nurses Association.
Sara is very passionate about the reduction of stigma that can be associated with persons that have mental health needs, both societal and self stigmas. Sara believes that providing compassionate care to all who experience mental illness requires a safe and open environment.
Sara is a lifelong Alaskan that enjoys biking, hiking, and running the trails around Anchorage with her husband and dogs. The Lindsoe’s have seven amazing children and are quite busy and exciting. Sara is super excited to join the Full Spectrum team!
Kelvin is a Licensed Professional Counselor and he is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist.
Kelvin has been a resident of Alaska since 1993. He obtained his Bachelor’s of Arts in psychology from the University of Alaska Anchorage and earned a Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2009.
For the past 7 years he has worked with children, families, and young adults from various backgrounds and life situations. He is trained in dealing with a wide range of complex issues such as; trauma, depression, anxiety, and developing healthy relationships. Prior to his therapy career, he served 8 years as a medic and paratrooper in the United States Army. Kelvin understands the complexities and the issues that are unique to our armed service members and their families.
Human sexuality has always been one of his passions. His relaxed demeanor helps clients feel safe and comfortable enough to explore aspects of their sexuality without feeling judged or embarrassed, as this can be a difficult subject to discuss at times. No matter your religion, sexual identify, sexual expression, or sexual orientation, he strives to provide a sex positive space to restore intimacy and pleasure into your sexual life.
As a therapist, he believes that lasting change comes from the inside. Kelvin views therapy to be a collaborative approach to help individuals, couples, and families navigate difficult situations and to discover their inner strength and potential.