As part of your care team, SMC’s Licensed Counseling staff is ready to provide support and encouragement as well as the tools to navigate the psychological, emotional and social challenges that sometimes make “living well” difficult. We welcome individuals, parents, families, adolescents, and children.
On staff we have Dr. Jewkes, Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association. Appointments with Dr. Jewkes need to be made through a referral from the patient’s primary care physician at Shingletown Medical Center.
Colleen Cambra, Licensed Clinical Social Worker to assist patients with medical and behavioral health problems. Mrs. Cambra provides skilled training through psycho-education and patient education strategies and helps to develop specific behavioral change plans for patients.
Working with Colleen Cambra we have Patty Gomez-Gillard who is also a LCSW. Kelly Bullan and Ashley Pietrocci, Clinical and Behavioral Health Case Managers; Ashley and Kelly work to provide the community outreach programs and services, including the Shingletown Emergency Food and Outreach Center at Black Butte School. They are also involved with the SMC’s Wellness Center Play Group at Black Butte Elementary and the quarterly Healthier Living Workshop – Living a Healthy Life with a Chronic Condition held at the Shingletown Area Resource Center (SARC) office.
Annette Penrod is our Patient Navigator. She will walk new patients through how to get the most from our SMC services.
Shingletown Medical Center also offers school base counseling services at Black Butte School. These services include working with children in improving relationships, self-esteem and improving overall emotional functioning. We work with students on skill building strategies that will promote effective decision making and problem solving skills as well as provide tools for positive change.
Situations that our staff can help you with include:
Part of this program is funded by the County of Shasta through the California Mental Health Services Act.