H.Y. Marie Fassihi

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We are excited to announce the addition of H.Y. Marie Fassihi, PMHNP to PERMA Mental Health. Marie joins us with over 30 years’ experience in Mental Health with expertise in all aspects of mental health from dual diagnosis to holistic care. 


Marie brings to PERMA Mental Health a comforting, safe environment for all her patients. She is an active listener who enjoys working with patients to find a plan of care that is unique for each individual. She believes in collaborative care with additional providers where necessary, and family where applicable. She has a natural desire and tendency to guide other around her to achieve best practices and care in the mental health field. 

Marie first began her mental health career in 1986 as a nurse in an In-Patient Adult Psychiatric Unit and later transferred to an Adolescents & Children’s Unit. It was in these units that Marie found her passion building strong relationships with patients and their families. She excels at working with therapist, case managers and physicians for the most effective system in a patient achieving their best possible outcome. 


Marie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Biola University and received her Post-Master, Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree from California State University Long Beach. She brings experience from recent psychiatric urgent care treatment center from Riverside, California, St. Joseph Hospital Orange, California along with experience in group therapies at high schools in Long Beach, California. 



One of Marie’s passions is teaching and working with the community. She enjoys teaching the community, patients, and families about mental health. She looks forward to getting to know the community in the Treasure Valley as she has recently relocated from California.

On her spare time, she loves working on her yard so she can prepare her Idaho home for Chickens and the farm lifestyle! 


St. Joseph Hosipital


Saddleback College


Intercommunity Hospital


Medical Center Psychiatric Hospital


Behavioral Health/Dual Diagnosis Unit 

Mental Health Clinical Educator 

In-Patient Adult Psyhiatric Unit

Adolescents and Children's Unit