Helping Our Communities Change Their State of Mind and Their Lives, For the Better
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NACA Behavioral Health Services places a priority on improving mental health for all people in the community of Flagstaff utilizing a wide variety of counseling techniques that honor our unique population, their customs, culture and beliefs (including Traditional & Western orientations).
Our philosophy is that balance and harmony are central to the goals of wellness and healing. We believe that at any point in our lives, we have the ability to change/transform our lives for the better. With this in mind, we encourage progress by building on the strengths of our clients, their families and communities.
Meet Our Providers
Director of Behavioral Health
Curtis Randolph, PhD, LPC, received his bachelor of science from Juniata College, his master of education, master of arts and his doctorate of philosophy from Northern Arizona University. Curtis is also a licensed professional counselor.
Curtis’s areas of focus are: cognitive behavioral therapy, general mental health and wellness, dual diagnosis patients and working with adolescents.
Curtis was born in Ganado, Arizona and spent most of his youth in Keams Canyon, Arizona where he developed a passion for serving Native peoples. Curtis loves traveling with his family and fly fishing.
Brenda Manthei, MS, MA, LPC, NCC, received her bachelor of science in biology from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, her master of arts in counseling from Northern Arizona University, her master of science in microbiology from the University of Minnesota. She is a licensed professional counselor and a national certified counselor. Her areas of focus are: suicide prevention, healing trauma, facilitating personal growth, trauma-informed care, working with patients experiencing anxiety, depression and attachment-based relationships as well as both family and individual therapeutic modalities.
Brenda is motivated by the desire to help clients discover and experience their personal growth.
Brenda loves eating old-fashioned desserts as well as spending time with her family and friends.
Aaron Rasband, MA, LPC, received his master of arts from Northern Arizona University and brings with him broad experience in the field of behavioral health. His areas of focus are: working with patients experiencing depression, anxiety, PTSD as well as working with couples through relationship counseling, working with veterans, adolescents and in group therapy settings. He also finds joy in working with individuals facing existential issues such as purpose and identity.
Aaron believes in the power of therapy and wholeheartedly loves his work. He deeply values the voice of the patient in finding their own destiny through the process of treatment. He has worked and lived in Native communities and speaks some Navajo.
Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife and children, especially in the outdoors. Aaron loves mountain biking as well as writing and performing music as guitarist and singer for his alternative rock band.
Verda Denetsosie, BA, LISAC, received her bachelor of arts in psychology from Northern Arizona University and is also a licensed independent substance abuse counselor in the state of Arizona. Verda has been serving the communities of Northern Arizona since 1992 and specializes in conducting assessments for court ordered referrals, facilitating group therapy, Motor Vehicle Division license reinstatements and facilitating DUI education courses.
Verda has personal experience witnessing how recovery works and believes she can reach the Native peoples of Northern Arizona with a message of the hope they can have through the process of recovery.
Verda loves to read mystery novels and watch movies and calls it “candy for the mind.” She is learning traditional weaving and also enjoys walking and spending time with friends and family.
We offer strengths-based outpatient services for youth and adults in individual, family, couple, and group settings. Counseling is offered for marital problems, Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), depression, grief, trauma, self-esteem, coping skills, spiritual distress, and managing one’s lifestyle, and other issues. We also offer Prevention Programs including Suicide Prevention and Pathways after school program for youth.
Substance Abuse Program
Our programs fulfill court requirements for DUI education/treatment and MVD license reinstatement. Assessment tools include the SASSI (Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory), CAGE (Cut-back, Anger/Annoyed, Guilt, Eye-opening, and MAST (Michigan Alcohol Screening Test). Continuing care services to individuals and families with substance use problems. Individual and group counseling:
NACA’s Behavioral Services provides the following types of behavioral health care in our facilities:
We welcome adults 18 years of age and over to our Talking Circle sessions at our Cedar Safeway Plaza Family and Behavioral Health Center. NACA Inc. Behavioral Health Services do not charge a fee for this service but we do ask that interested participants attend a brief screening session prior to attending their first Talking Circle. To schedule your screening session call the Family Health Center at (928) 773-1245.
NACA Inc. Behavioral Health Services accepts Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) plans, contracted Employee Assistance Program beneficiaries, and provides some benefits for Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) holders. Additionally, we provide services for visitors who plan to self-pay and do apply a sliding fee scale to those who qualify.
Call or visit us today!
2717 N Steves Blvd., Suite 11
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
M-F | 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm
1500 E Cedar Ave., Suite 26
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
M-F | 9am-6pm
1500 E Cedar Ave., Suite 52
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
(928) 773.1245 ext. 221
M-Th | 8am-8pm
F | 8am-6pm
Acute and Chronic Illness Care
Chronic Disease Screening
Well Woman Exams
Well Child Exams
HIV & STD Screening
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counseling
Tobacco Use Prevention
Domestic Violence Sessions
Drug & Alcohol Education
Pathways Youth Program
Reach UR Life
Arizona Students Aiming for Prevention
Oak Creek Overlook Artisan Market
Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment
Group Fitness Classes
Spring Into Summer Hiking Series
Fall Into Fitness
Sacred Mountain Prayer Run
Personalized Nutrition Services