Sara Jelley is originally from Colorado but loves living on Maui by the ocean. Sara is a certified Registered Yoga Teacher and has completed First Degree Reiki initiation and training. Sara has been teaching classes about health, wellness and fitness for over 6 years and loves to integrate essential oils and other natural alternatives into her teaching. Sara is also a singer, music teacher and actor in the Maui theater community.
Ms. Thieman has been with Behavioral Health Hawaii since 2014. Previously, she worked for 8 years as the Information Coordinator for Related’s Affordable Housing Group in New York. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University.
Wendy has lived on Maui for 33 years. She is the mother of 3 boys and has one grandson. She received her BSN from UH Manoa in 1995, with a focus on community healthcare. Her growing interest in addiction and recovery nursing for clients, their families and the our greater community led her to Behavioral Health Hawaii.
Jean obtained her R.N. degree in NYC and continued her education at NYU and at Marymount Manhattan. Upon moving to Maui she attended MCUH where she obtained her undergraduate degree. Jean has been a nurse for over 28 years and has worked as a R.N. in Neonatal ICU, Medical Surgery units, Emergency Department, Outpatient Clinics and Private Practice. Jean is skilled in a wide variety of treatment modalities and has a passion for patient education. Jean has worked with people in recovery for many years and feels privileged to assist people in their journey of recovery.
Ms. Bayer has worked in the field of addiction for over 20 years and has held a variety of positions in substance abuse treatment.. She earned her Masters Degree in Applied Behavioral Science/Systems Counseling from Bastyr University in Washington State. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT), an Advanced Relapse Prevention Specialist, and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. Ms. Bayer brings a long history of practice and dedication in her field to the Behavioral Health Hawaii team.
Rachel Fowke earned her Masters Degree in Social Work, minoring in Human Services, from the University of Michigan. She earned her Bachelor of Social Work, minoring in Addiction Studies and Criminal Justice, from Western Michigan University. Rachel is nationally and state certified as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. She has worked as a clinical supervisor, counselor and case manager, on the mainland and at Malama I Ke Ola Health Center here in Maui.
Robb Humphreys began his career in the entertainment industry. After dealing with his own struggles with addiction, he moved from Los Angeles to Maui to pursue a new career in the healing arts, and is presently finishing a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Argosy University, as well as requirements to become a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) for the state of Hawaii.
Dr. Jay L. Serle has been a resident of Maui for nearly 25 years. He has worked for the County of Maui, for the Hawaii Department of Education where he counseled children, adolescents, adults, and families, and as a clinical site supervisor for a health management company here in Hawaii. He also has his own practice at Maui Therapy in Lahaina. One of the things that Jay brings as therapist, is a solid understanding of cultural diversity and more specifically the various cultures in Maui.
Ms. Ellen Bellerose, NCACI, SAP, CSAC, has worked as a counseling professional in the field of addiction for over 25 years as a Certified State, National, and International Substance Abuse Counselor as well as a Substance Abuse Professional working extensively with EAP clients with experience and knowledge in all aspects of substance abuse and domestic violence/anger management treatment. Ellen is a trained and certified interventionist focusing not only on the addict, but on the family system as a whole. In addition to her role as clinician, Ellen has worked in the capacity of Clinical Supervisor and Coordinator with various treatment centers throughout the years.
Anne Lang is a Licensed Clinical Social worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor who has lived in Hawaii for the past 30 years and has worked in the substance abuse field on Maui for the past 23 years. She earned her Master’s degree in Social work at UH Manoa/Maui in 2004. She has worked in the fields of substance abuse counseling and social work in a variety of capacities including Program Management, direct services, Counseling, and Outreach services.