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

Tracy Hastings, LCSW

Clinic: Baseline Ever since I was a kid, I had a goal of being a trauma therapist. I wanted to work with crisis because it’s what I’m most afraid of, so I made it my career. Before coming to Mountain Park, I worked at the VA dealing with trauma, substance abuse and crisis. I want my patients to know I … 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

Sharon Coleman, LCSW

Clinic: Maryvale I chose to go into healthcare because I saw a gap in the amount of people dealing with mental health issues and the amount of people getting the help they need. Not enough people reach out, so I wanted to be able to take services to them. That’s why I wanted to come work for Mountain Park. The integrated … Read More

Donette Alexis, PsyD

I got into healthcare because I wanted to give back to the community. My grandparents were very influential in my life. They had more means than most and taught me how important it is to share what you have with others. They also taught me the importance of education. A friend mentioned Mountain Park to me and the more I … Read More

Michelle Galster, LCSW

I was born and raised in a small rural town in North Dakota and recently moved to AZ with my husband after becoming empty nesters. I’ve worked in various mental health capacities serving individuals, families, and the community. Working as a therapist in an integrated healthcare facility in Minot, ND was one of the things that attracted me to Mountain … 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

Amanda Williams, LICSW

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 the community feel here … 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