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MENTAL HEALTH

Promise Community Health Center integrates mental health services with medical care as an essential component of meeting the holistic needs of patients. Our mental health team works with our patients to assess current coping skills, address emotional needs and work through lifelong patterns. As a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, Emily Leinen, provides specialty care in the areas of psychiatric consultation, evaluation, and psychiatric medication management. These services are provided on-site by our own mental health department.

here for every step of your mental health journey

Mental Health Team | Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, Iowa | Promise offers medical care, prenatal care, behavioral healthcare, population health care as well as dental and vision care,  nurse health coaching, clinical pharmacy and affordable medications, lab services and immunizations, interpretation and translation, and various other services.
Mental Health Team | Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, Iowa | Promise offers medical care, prenatal care, behavioral healthcare, population health care as well as dental and vision care,  nurse health coaching, clinical pharmacy and affordable medications, lab services and immunizations, interpretation and translation, and various other services.

MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

Promise Community Health Center Mental Health Team includes clinical mental health supervisor, Dr. Valerie Stokes,  part-time therapist, Yaby Doornink, and full-time, bilingual therapist, Osiris Ordaz. The mental health team also includes psychiatric mental health and family nurse practitioner, Emily Lienen, and social worker, Kailee Jenness. Michelle van Beek also interprets and sets up appointments for our mental health patients.

Dr. Valerie Stokes, PhD, LISW – Clinical Mental Health Supervisor at Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, Iowa | Federally Qualified Health Center serving Rock Valley, Hull, Boyden, Sheldon, LeMars, Rock Rapids, Hawarden, Orange City, Alton, Granville, Hospers, Ireton Iowa

Dr. Valerie StokesPhD, LISW – Clinical Mental Health Supervisor

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Dr. Stokes is a trusted professional with years of experience. She is a licensed clinical social worker who also holds a PhD in Educational Psychology/Human Development. She is trusted, professional and compassionate. Dr. Stokes serves as our Clinical Behavioral Health Supervisor for Promise’s therapy providers.

She earned a Ph.D. in Human Development & Educational Psychology at the University of South Dakota in 2008, and she is a (LISW) licensed independent social worker. She received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Northwestern College in 1993 and earned a Master of Social Work degree at the University of Nebraska in Omaha in 1997.  She is a licensed mental health therapist. She has taught at Northwestern College since 2008, and she is a tenured professor and conference speaker. She was the 2012 recipient of the college’s Teaching Excellence Award.

Dr. Stokes’ therapeutic approach is relational, strengths-based, and solution-oriented. The therapeutic relationship is a powerful conduit for change. When you are with her, you feel validated and heard. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic treatment strategies with a highly personalized approach. She incorporates a variety of theoretical models in her work with clients including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Skills, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Life Span Integration Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Family Systems, Attachment Theories and Psychoeducation of the Neurobiological Response System. She uses a strengths-based approach with a trauma informed lens to join clients on their journey toward health and wellness. Dr. Stokes welcomes clients of all diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, belief systems, genders and sexual orientations in working to overcome stressors and symptoms affecting their life.

Yaby Doornink, Mental Health Therapist in Sioux Center Iowa | Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, Iowa | Federally Qualified Health Center serving Rock Valley, Hull, Boyden, Sheldon, LeMars, Rock Rapids, Hawarden, Orange City, Alton, Granville, Hospers, Ireton Iowa

Yaby Doornink, LMSW – Mental Health Therapist

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Yaby received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa. She then went on to receive her Master of Social Work from University of Iowa. Yaby brings with her years of working with adults, children and families.  She is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) trained for working with people who have been impacted by trauma, anxiety, depression and other issues. Yaby deeply enjoys working with her patients along their journey and providing them with a safe, compassionate place to heal and learn.

Osiris Ordaz, Bilingual Mental Health Therapist in Sioux Center Iowa | Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, Iowa | Federally Qualified Health Center serving Rock Valley, Hull, Boyden, Sheldon, LeMars, Rock Rapids, Hawarden, Orange City, Alton, Granville, Hospers, Ireton Iowa

Osiris Ordaz, LMHC – Mental Health Therapist

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Osiris is a creative intuitive and bilingual in English / Spanish. She is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC). She earned a master’s degree in Art Therapy and Counseling at Adler University in 2020 and received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Art in 2017 from Northwestern College. Before PCH, Osiris was the Art Therapist Counseling Intern at North Park University where she worked as an individual therapist seeing young adults.

As a Mexican immigrant, Osiris is passionate about identity wholeness and dismantling mental health stigmas. She practices from an Adlerian and art theoretical perspective that is rooted in holistic treatment, cultural humility and social equity. She believes in the power of story-telling, human connection and creativity. Osiris is here to walk alongside all peoples from all backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and ethnicities as they heal and grow.

Emily Leinen, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C | Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, Iowa | Promise offers medical care, prenatal care, behavioral healthcare, population health care as well as dental and vision care,  nurse health coaching, clinical pharmacy and affordable medications, lab services and immunizations, interpretation and translation, and various other services.

Emily Leinen, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C

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Emily Leinen, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C is a dual board certified psychiatric mental health and family nurse practitioner. She recieved her bachelor of arts in nursing from Augustana University in 2012 and her master of science in family nurse practitioner from Mount Marty University in 2020. Throughout her nursing career, she noted the interconnectedness between mental and physical health, the stigma patients face in receiving mental health services, as well as the lack of available mental health services. Desiring to increase access to care and decrease stigma of seeking mental health services; she returned to Mount Marty University and earned her post-masters certificate as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner in 2022.  As a dual board certified mental health provider, Emily collaborates with the medical and mental health staff at Promise to ensure the patient is heard and understood. She provides mental health medication management for anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, PTSD, bipolar, and ADHD. Emily believes mental health care is a priority and looks forward to working with her patients in their mental health journey. Mental health care is health care, no one should feel they have to struggle in silence.

Kailee Jenness, Social Worker at Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center, Iowa | Federally Qualified Health Center serving Rock Valley, Hull, Boyden, Sheldon, LeMars, Rock Rapids, Hawarden, Orange City, Alton, Granville, Hospers, Ireton Iowa

Kailee Jenness, LBSW – Social Worker

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Michelle van Beek, B.A., CMI-Spanish – Mental Health Coordinator & Interpreting Services Coordinator

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Michelle received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish Translation and Interpreting from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. She then went on to become certified as a medical interpreter in Spanish by the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI). Michelle brings with her years of experience from interpreting in educational, community and medical settings. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and professionally trained to work bilingually in the mental health department. She interprets for our English speaking therapists during sessions and facilitates patient coordination for the mental health department. Michelle deeply enjoys aiding patients in the process of seeking therapy services on their journey to healing and growing.

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