Delia Avelar, PsyD

Education:Argosy University Clinic: Maryvale I have been living in Phoenix for 18 years and it thrills me that I was able to find a job doing something I love here. I came to Mountain Park because I believe in our integrated care model and our focus on treating the whole person. I am bilingual as well which helps me to … Read More

Christina Patterson, LCSW

Education:University of New Hampshire Clinic: Maryvale My partner and I relocated from Maine in September 2017. I have always loved sunshine so when he was promoted we jumped on the opportunity to move to Arizona. We live in New River, a place that I like to call my own vacation home because it’s far away from everything. When I’m not working … Read More

Martin Ward, PhD

I always wanted to do something related to science. I tried computer science but found out I’m not a computer person and ultimately went on to study psychology because both of my parents were psychologists. I’ve been working in integrated health since the 80s and that’s what drew me to Mountain Park. Back then, integrated healthcare wasn’t a thing, but … Read More

Amanda Williams, LICSW

EducationArizona State University ClinicMaryvale I’ve wanted to be a social worker for as long as I can remember. During my undergrad at Arizona State University I was able to intern at several places including the fire department, a hospital and hospice care. It was during these experiences that I was introduced to the medical side of social work. I love … Read More

Jennie Altman, RD

EducationUniversity of Arizona ClinicGoodyear and Maryvale I have always enjoyed food because it’s a thing that brings people together. Eating is something people do multiple times a day but many don’t make the best decisions when it comes to their diet.  This is the reason that I chose to become a Registered Dietitian. I wanted to help teach people to … Read More

Nicole Kelly-Gordon, LCSW

I grew up in Flagstaff and though I have lived in many places, I’ve always considered Arizona my home. As a child, I had a horse and wanted to be a veterinarian because I love animals. I have two Jack Russell Terriers and am getting certified in animal-assisted therapy. I decided to get into the medical field because I want … Read More

Adam Kristevski, PsyD

As a young boy, I wanted to be an architect because I loved drawing pictures of houses. However, when I got older I realized I really wanted to be a psychologist. My dad was a psychologist and I thought he was so cool and smart and liked that he helped people. When I came to Mountain Park I was pleasantly … Read More

Jody Ortman, PsyD

I was born in Indianapolis and completed my PsyD at Adler University in Chicago. I recently relocated to Arizona from South Dakota and am loving the sun. I have three cats and one oversized dog. In my free time I try to stay active through practicing yoga – while still maintaining balance through an occasional nap. I also enjoy cooking, … Read More