Part-time provider; not accepting new patients at this time.
Casandra Armas was born and raised in Eagle County. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 2018 from Colorado Mesa University. In 2019, Casandra received her Master of Social Work from the University of Denver. She joined Mountain Family in 2019, shortly after finishing her internship with us. Casandra is passionate about working with children and teenagers. She finds the brain and human behavior to be fascinating and enjoys everything about the behavioral health field. In her spare time, you might see Casandra volunteering, traveling, playing soccer, or watching hockey.
Noreen Woods, PMHNP-BC, MSN, MPH has been practicing as an adult psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner since 2011. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Brown University and both her Master of Public Health and Master of Nursing from Yale University. She has treated patients in a variety of settings in New England, including correctional institutions, a community mental health center, a residential rehab facility for the treatment of substance use disorders, and a hospital-based outpatient clinic. Prior to her relocation to Colorado in June 2020, she had been working since 2016 as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in the geriatric psychiatry division at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, where she also assisted in clinical research efforts related to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Clinical interests include mood and sleep disorders, addiction, and neurocognitive disorders. She enjoys skiing, camping, hiking, and attending music events in her spare time.
Cristina is a Roaring Fork Valley local. She joined Mountain Family in 2019, after finishing an internship with us. Cristina earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 2018 from Colorado Mesa University and her Master of Social Work from the University of Denver in 2019. Cristina’s experience is in school social work and behavioral health services in an integrated care setting. She is passionate about solution-focused, trauma-informed care, as well as providing services in Spanish. On her free time you might see Cristina on the trail while hiking, biking, at the gym or traveling the world.
Ericka Dries grew up in the Roaring Fork Valley and is passionate about serving her community. Ericka earned her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work in 2019, where she received the Dean Catherine F. Alter merit award. In her spare time, she enjoys being out in nature, running, and connecting with friends and family.
Sara Jacobs is a big believer in Mountain Family’s integrated approach to health care and wellness. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from University of Maryland and has been working in mental health and integrated health settings for the past ten years. Based at our Basalt clinic, Sara sees adolescents, adults and seniors for therapy. Sara’s style is person-centered and strengths-based, and she has training and experience in trauma treatments including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Sara is also working toward a certification in addictions treatment. A Portland, Oregon, native, Sara has called the Roaring Fork Valley home since 2010. After hours, she enjoys cooking, skiing, and visiting the pool with her family.
Matthew “Matt” King started his practice at a community mental health agency in 2015 in Denver and has worked in both in-patient and integrated health care settings. Matt has worked extensively with teens, adults, and couples with special areas of expertise including trauma (PTSD), Marriage & Family Therapy, and substance abuse. Matt works in a collaborative style that allows him to join with the client in a safe, validating, and accepting way. Matt’s treatment modality is integrative and includes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Existential Psychotherapy, Pragmatic Experiential Therapy with Couples, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Matt earned his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2016 from Regis University. He is an avid mountain biker, hiker, and hot springs soaker.
Dr. Gary Schreiner brings three decades of experience in private practice and institutional settings, including extensive experience with adolescents and the U.S. military, counseling servicemen and their families around the world. Previously he was also a school counselor and football and baseball coach. Dr. Schreiner holds a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech University. A native Coloradan from Boulder, he chose life on the Western Slope for its slower pace and outdoor opportunities. Dr. Schreiner and his wife enjoy skiing, golf, scuba and travel.