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Meet Our Providers
Dr. Wills is the owner and a Psychiatrist of PERMA Mental Health. He is a native Idahoan but has also lived in a variety of places including New York, Israel, and Hawaii and has traveled to 38 countries which gives him a well-rounded approach to his patients. He is happy to be serving the community of Boise. He has experience treating all forms of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, mood disorders, schizophrenia, PTSD, ADHD, ODD, addictions, and eating disorders. His strengths include working well to collaborate with other providers, family members who are involved with treatment, and by ensuring quality care. Dr. Wills provides psychiatric evaluations, therapy, and medication management for children, teens, adults and geriatric patients.
He is passionate about psychotherapy and amongst several other therapeutic modalities, he has completed his second year of training in Transference Focused Psychotherapy through Columbia University in Manhattan, New York. In the Winter, you will find him snowboarding. In the summer, he enjoys hiking, wake boarding and long walks.
Tauna is an Idaho native with a unique understanding of the physical effects of mental illness. As an experienced healthcare provider working with patients from all walks of life in both inpatient and outpatient environments over the last eight years, she has learned that many people erroneously believe that mental and physical health can be compartmentalized. She is passionate about helping people to achieve “total health” by assisting them to honor the connection between the emotional and physical impacts of all of life’s experiences. Tauna believes that as a healthcare provider who is passionate about promoting total health, it is her duty and honor to provide a safe, judgement-free zone where patients can discuss their concerns in a positive environment. Tauna is committed to life-long learning and promotes various modalities to support wellness. She loves to partner with patients to achieve” total health” through a recognition of the balance between mind and body.
In her spare time, Tauna can usually be found with a crochet hook in one hand, undoubtedly while crocheting ridiculous items such as adult onesies or customized cat couches for friends and family. She loves spending time with her husband and four children, singing in karaoke contests with her in-laws, or laughing at ridiculous jokes with her six siblings. She is an unabashed music lover and those closest to her laugh that you can that you can always hear her car coming long before you can see it because she is sure to always have her stereo turned up loud. In summer months Tauna can usually be found going for long runs or walks around Boise, as she simply can’t get enough of outdoor Idaho.
Julie graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2007 with her Family Nurse Practitioner degree. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Julie spent 17 years working primarily in an Intensive Care Unit. She Spent 8 years teaching at the College of Southern Idaho’s nursing program. Julie is excited and dedicated to work in the Mental Health field with PERMA in Twin Falls. She enjoys knowing that she can positively impact the lives of patients.
Tyson is an Idaho native with a passion for helping patients, especially those afflicted by mental health. He found this passion for mental health during his undergraduate studies at Idaho State University, which resulted in changing his degree to psychology. He later graduated from Union University in Tennessee with a nursing degree. Following graduation, he worked for St. Luke’s Medical Center in Boise caring for patients with heart conditions for over 4 years. He then graduated with a Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Northwest Nazarene University.
Tyson has a calm demeanor and compassionate nature which provides a warm and accepting atmosphere. He looks at each new patient with a fresh outlook, takes the time to listen, and address their concerns. Tyson is particularly cautious when prescribing and managing medications to ensure the safety of his patients. He enjoys working with patients of all ages and genders. He believes in providing a team approach to treatment, involving patient, provider, family, and fellow providers when applicable.
In his free time, Tyson enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, riding dirt bikes, golfing, snowboarding, wood working, and pretty much anything that involves being outside.
Christopher “Skip” Goddard has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho since 2010 and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor since 2017. Through years of training and experience, he has developed a unique and holistic approach to psychotherapy, based in mindfulness and contemplation. Skip assists his clients to explore their conscious experience in a supportive and person-centered manner using meditation, trauma informed hypnotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical-behavior therapy and various applied clinical interventions. Skip believes that the key to psychological well being and growth comes through an ability to fully accommodate emotion without judgement and with supportive presence while experiencing the present moment as it arises.
Brad Greaves has have been a Physician Assistant for 19 years. He attended PA school at Stanford University in California. Craig is married with 5 children and 11 grandchildren! He lives in the beautiful Sunnyslope area of Idaho's wine country. Brad and his wife love Idaho and all the outdoor activities. He has created his home farm with 2 dogs, cats and 26 chickens on a small acreage. He enjoys pastimes with family in the garden, cooking and taking care of his large family. His hobbies include cycling, skiing, and water sports. He has recently started competing for fun in triathlons!
As a provider, Brad enjoys helping people to improve their lives. He feels fortunate to have met so many amazing people throughout his career and personal journey's. I look forward to working with many new patients in the future at Perma Mental Health.
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