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 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. Home video visits now available for all Psychiatric appointments!
Also on staff, our two Licensed Clinical Social Workers; Andrew O’Neal and Nicole Clark. Both are here to assist patients with medical and behavioral health problems and have trained in psycho-education and patient education strategies to help to develop specific behavioral change plans for patients. Andrew O’Neal comes to us exclusively through real time video visits done in the safety of your own home or in our room specially designed for telemedicine appointments. Andrew also oversees our Lifestyle Landscaping program, which offers substance use disorder counseling collaborated with our medical providers to ensure that continuity of care. Nicole Clark, is both on site and available for home video visits. Nicole manages our school based counseling program that works with students on skill building strategies to 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.