Rexburg Staff

Carly Romney


Mike Hartley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He specializes in gender issues. He also has experience with depression, relationship issues, family conflict, trauma, grief, bipolar, divorce and blended family issues, personality disorders, and cultural and ethnic issues. He uses therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused therapy, and strength based therapy.

Susan Nielson


Susan Nielson is a Licensed Master’s Level Social Worker. She considers it a privilege and honor to sit with people and hear their painful, heart sore stories. Susan believes in the powerful nature of connection and empathy. She works hard to connect with her clients and empathize with them. Susan has experience with marriage and family issues, blended family issues, acute mental illness, trauma, suicidal ideations, and personality disorders. Susan works with all populations, but cherishes her work with teenagers and young adults. By applying therapeutic techniques such as Psychodynamic Theory and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Susan believes that childhood experiences help build an individual’s personality as well as form the thinking patterns that affect their life. With great empathy for her client’s journey, Susan works to understand their childhood experiences and to change impeding thoughts about these events, in order to help them create a happier, more empowered, peaceful life. Susan also uses therapeutic techniques such as Prolonged Exposure for PTSD, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Strength-Based Therapy, and Person Centered Therapy.

Mark Bennett


Mark Bennett is a Licensed Master’s Level Social Worker who specializes in depression, anxiety, mindfulness, meditation, and bereavement. He works with issues such as addiction, personality disorder, domestic violence, grief and loss, cultural and ethnic issues, behavioral issues, and family conflict. He uses therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Play Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Strength-based Therapy.

Lori Miller


Lori Miller is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She specializes in trauma, anxiety, and depression. She also has experience working with those who are experiencing family conflict, domestic violence, women’s issues, suicidal ideation, behavioral issues, LBGTQt, and faith transition. She uses therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Play Therapy, and Adlerian Therapy. She works with people of all ages and backgrounds.

Mental Wellness Centers, Inc. is a private, comprehensive behavioral health system designed to treat and assist people with serious and persistent mental illnesses as well as address situational or temporary difficulties. MWC provides addiction and mental health services in Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Rexburg, Driggs, and Arco.  We strive to bring all of your behavioral health services under one roof.  We accept most private insurances, Medicare, Medicaid, and we provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Our practice serves all patients regardless of inability to pay with pro bono and sliding scale options.

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