Since 2001, Steve Arce has worked as an addictions counselor in health care centers, DUI programs, specialized care for the elderly and disabled, and in-custody programs. He is pleased to now bring his education and experience to Behavioral Health Hawaii and the Maui community. As a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, he enjoys working with people who are struggling with their own issues that have been compounded by their addictions.
Chase earned his Masters in Social Work in 2016 after completing his undergraduate degree in Social Sciences. He worked for a nonprofit agency on Maui for 8 years, providing substance abuse counseling to individuals and families. Chase’s passion is helping others to pursue personal goals and to restore relationships with loved ones.
Rahel earned her BA in Psychology and completed her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, with simultaneous LMFT Track, from California State University, Dominguez Hills. She completed her graduate practicum at a Residential Eating Disorder Treatment Center in California, where she was trained in ACT, CBT, and DBT, among other approaches. She then went on to working as a primary and on-call therapist at various Residential Treatment Centers and Partial Hospitalization Programs where she continued to help clients explore vulnerability, courage, shame, and worthiness as they related to their disorders and to identify new choices and practices that will move them toward more authentic and wholehearted living. Rahel describes her approach to therapy as a blend of client-centered, humanistic, and existential and herself as empathetic, optimistic, and open-minded, which she attributes to her multi-cultural background and her experiences while having lived and worked in various places around the world. Rahel is also a Licensed Body Positive Facilitator.
Tanya is a Mental Health Counselor who earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Texas and completed her Masters Degree in counseling from St. Edwards University. She is trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and completed her graduate practicum at Austin Mindfulness Center. Her approach to therapy is hands on, client centered, and rooted in present moment awareness. Tanya has been practicing yoga and mindfulness as a way of life since 2005. She is committed to a path of holistic health & wellness and is dedicated to her mindfulness practices in order to be present with her clients. She is passionate about leading groups and aims to provide a safe and nurturing space for clients to uncover the best version of themselves.
Dr. Randolph has been practicing psychiatry on Maui for 34 years. Originally from Brunswick, Georgia, he graduated from Fort Valley State University in Georgia, and attended Tuskegee University in Alabama. He later majored in psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and subsequently attended medical school at the University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, additionally obtaining a Master of Public Health degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Randolph provides individual, couples and family therapy, psychopharmacotherapy (medication management) and consultation for general psychiatric (mood, anxiety, psychotic) and addictive disorders.
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.
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.
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.