Cass Waldo, MA, MSW, LCSW, CADC-III, QMHP

Cass Waldo earned her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. Prior to that, she earned a Master’s in Social Work from Portland State University, and is licensed to practice mental health therapy in Oregon by the Board of Licensed Social Workers. She completed internships at Dunn House and the Addictions Recovery Center, and volunteered at WinterSpring Center for Transforming Grief and Loss. She worked at Jackson County Mental Health for over three and a half years.

Cass is experienced in addressing anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, PTSD, addictions, relationship issues, self-esteem, stress, and life transitions. While she is specially trained in EMDR for rapid resolution of trauma and is a certified addictions specialist, she utilizes a variety of approaches customized to the needs of the client. These include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Schema Therapy, Motivational Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy.

Cass is accepting clients with OHP All Care and Jackson Care Connect. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call (541) 826-8282 or email cass@alexandercounseling.org.

Eryn Joyce, LCSW, QMHP

Eryn Joyce earned her master’s degree in social work from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1997.   She is licensed by the Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers and has been practicing as a clinician for twenty years.

For the first ten years of her career, Ms. Joyce worked in Anchorage, Alaska treating adults and families in community mental health clinics.  She provided individual and group psychotherapy to veterans for five years who were experiencing acute problems with PTSD and trauma.   In 2007 she moved to Oregon and earned her certification as a Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultant.   From 2007-2014 she worked in two primary care clinics providing mental health services to adults including facilitating groups on depression and chronic pain.   Prior to joining the Alexander Counseling Center, Ms. Joyce worked at Providence Hospital where she provided services to patients in crisis who were struggling with chronic health conditions, chronic mental illness, suicidal behaviors, addiction and poverty.

Ms. Joyce is experienced in addressing a range of issues including anxiety, depression, domestic violence, fear of success, grief and loss, identity issues, life-style issues, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, trauma and more.    She utilizes an eclectic approach to therapy that includes Psychodynamic (Insight-Oriented) Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy and psycho-education.  She is enjoys working with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds and a variety of religious and spiritual beliefs.   In her free time, she enjoys yoga, walking, music and spending time with her two and four legged friends.

Eryn is accepting clients with OHP Jackson Care Connect. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call (541) 826-8282 or email eryn@alexandercounseling.org.

RuthAnne Alexander, MS, LPC, NCC, QMHP

“Hello and welcome! I am RuthAnne Alexander, owner and primary therapist at Alexander Counseling Center. I look forward to providing mental health wellness services for our community. Thank you for visiting this website, and feel free to call or email and ask questions!”

                                                                                                                   ~RuthAnne Alexander

RuthAnne Alexander earned her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National Board of Certified Counselors, and a Licensed Professional Counselor with the State of Oregon. In addition to mental health counseling, RuthAnne is an adjunct faculty member with Southern Oregon University in Ashland, teaching a variety of undergraduate courses in the Psychology Department.

During her training, RuthAnne completed her internship with the VA SORCC in White City providing therapy for Veterans experiencing PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Prior to the VA SORCC, RuthAnne was a mentor for teens through the Phoenix High School and the Rose Circle, and also volunteered with HOPE Equestrian Center.

RuthAnne began her private practice office in White City in 2011. She addresses clients’ concerns with trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress, relationship concerns, and more. She also sees clients seeking personal growth and removing blocks to their success. RuthAnne provides therapy for adolescents and adults experiencing a broad range of mental health and wellness concerns.