Cedar Mountain Center (CMC) is staffed with individuals representing varied backgrounds, skills and counseling philosophies. This variety provides the capability of matching a patient with a counselor who would be most effective in working with the patient.
The CMC staff includes the following:
- Scott Pollard, MD Psychiatrist—Medical Director
- Fred Snelson, MEd, LPC, LAT, MAC— Administrative and Clinical Director
- Registered nurses
- Addiction counselors licensed or certified by the Mental Health Professional Licensing Board
CMC counseling and case management staff include:
- Fred Snelson, MEd, LPC, LAT, MAC—Administrative and Clinical Director
- Terri Moran, CAP—Inpatient Clinician
- Michelle Brenner—Inpatient Case Manager
- Daniel Gallegos, MS, LPC
- Susan Thyng, LPC
If you or someone you love could benefit from joining us for recovery, please do not hesitate to call us.
The information contained in this document is provided to you as a requirement of the Mental Health Professional Practice Act (W.S. 33-38-101 through 33-38-113), and by the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board, 1800 Carey Ave., 4th floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002 (307.777.3628). Please read carefully in order to better understand your rights as a counseling client. The code of ethics of the American Counseling Association will be adhered to at all times, and be aware that sexual intimacy with a client is never appropriate.
The fact that we have entered into a professional relationship is confidential, and any information communicated or recorded for the purpose of diagnosis, evaluation or treatment is considered to be privileged communication and cannot be disclosed by us without your written permission. You may refuse to disclose and may prevent the disclosure of confidential information. However, there are some situations in which we may disclose or may be required to disclose information without your permission.
Those situations are:
- Where abuse or harmful neglect of children, the elderly, or disabled or incompetent individuals is known or reasonably suspected;
- Where the validity of the will of a former patient or client is contested;
- Where such information is necessary to defend against a malpractice action brought by the patient or client;
- Where the immediate threat of physical violence against a readily identifiable victim is disclosed to a licensed mental health professional;
- In the context of a civil commitment proceeding, where an immediate threat of self-inflicted harm is disclosed to a licensed mental health professional;
- Where the client alleges mental or emotional damages in a civil litigation, or otherwise places his/her mental or emotional state in issue in any judicial or administrative proceeding concerning child custody or visitation;
- Where the patient or client is examined pursuant to court order; or
- In the context of investigation and hearings brought by the patient or client and conducted by the licensing board where violations of the Mental Health Professions Licensing Act are at issue.
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