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NACA Behavioral Health

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

Curtis Randolph

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

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

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.

Dazhoni E. Scott

Dazhoni E. Scott, MA, LPC, CRC, GCDF, received her bachelor of science from Northern Arizona University, master of arts in counseling: rehabilitation and mental health emphasis from the University of Arizona and is a licensed professional counselor, certified rehabilitation counselor and global career development facilitator. Her areas of focus are: general mental health, substance abuse counseling, rehabilitation counseling with an emphasis on working with individuals with disabilities, career counseling, reentry populations and working with Native Americans.

 

Dazhoni has deep passion for working with Native American people and has always had a spirit for her fellow Native people. She finds particular joy in helping Native people promote their own lives and find joy and fulfillment in it.

 

Dazhoni enjoys riding her Harley-Davidson motorcycle with her husband.

Angie Apthorpe

Angie Apthorpe, MA, LISAC, LPC, received her master of arts from Doane College and is both a licensed professional counselor and a licensed independent substance abuse counselor in the state of Arizona. She has extensive experience working with co-occurring disorders in residential treatment settings with clients that have a serious mental illness and substance use disorders. She has been trained and certified in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, dialectical behavioral therapy, or DBT, trauma informed care, SMART recovery, SASSI and ASI assessment models. Her specialty is working with complex clients that have trauma issues, substance use disorders and personality disorders in a holistic and compassionate manner.

 

Angie has living experience and working knowledge of recovery and enjoys helping others to find the benefits of sobriety following their own recovery path. She enjoys working with different cultures and learning about the rich history of the Native American people she is fortunate enough to work with

 

Angie loves her three dogs and enjoys hiking near the Verde River as well as on the miles of trails all across Arizona. She loves to paint, knit, crochet and read.

Verda Denetsosie

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.

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Our Services

Mental Health

 

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:

  • Matrix Groups

Early Recovery

Relapse Prevention

  • Talking Circle

NACA’s Behavioral Services provides the following types of behavioral health care in our facilities:

  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Substance abuse (chemical dependency) Counseling
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Traditional and Western Counseling Techniques
  •  Medication evaluation and management
  •  Outpatient treatment

Talking Circle

 

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!

NACA Inc. Behavioral Health Services

1500 E. Cedar Avenue # 26

Flagstaff, AZ 86004

(928) 773-1245

M - F: 8am - 6pm

 

fhwc@nacainc.org

For Additional Information:

Dr. Curtis Randolph

Director of Behavioral Health

(928) 773-1245

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Domestic Violence Sessions

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Oak Creek Overlook Artisan Market

Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment

Native Connections

 

Group Fitness Classes

Personal Training

Nutrition Resources

Diabetes Self-Management

Resolution Week

Spring Into Summer Hiking Series

Fall Into Fitness

Sacred Mountain Prayer Run

Personalized Nutrition Services

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SERVICES

Acute and Chronic Illness Care

Preventive Care

Chronic Disease Screening

Sports Physicals

CDL Physicals

Well Woman Exams

Well Child Exams

HIV & STD Screening

Vaccinations

 

Individual Counseling

Group Counseling

Couples Counseling

Talking Circle

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counseling

Tobacco Use Prevention

Drug & Alcohol Education

Domestic Violence Sessions

 

Pathways Youth Program

Job Preparedness

Reach UR Life

Arizona Students Aiming for Prevention

Oak Creek Overlook Artisan Market

Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment

Native Connections

 

Group Fitness Classes

Personal Training

Nutrition Resources

Diabetes Self-Management

Resolution Week

Spring Into Summer Hiking Series

Fall Into Fitness

Sacred Mountain Prayer Run

Personalized Nutrition Services

NACA Behavioral Health

NACA Behavioral Health