Providers

Alluvion Health

Care Providers

Nurse Practitioner

Kelsey Crawford, APRN, FNP-BC

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SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Diondra Denton, MS, CCC-SLP

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Dentist

Rachel Equihua, DMD

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Behavioral Health

Corin Fisch, LAC

Behavioral Health

Valora Freeman, LCPC

Dentist

Kenneth Grebliunas, DDS

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Psychiatrist

Annette Griffin, APRN, Psych

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Physician Assistant

Michael Hall, PA-C

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Behavioral Health

Louise Krebs, PCLC

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Physician Assistant

Chesney Martin, PA-C

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Physician Assistant

Anisha McClure, PA

Behavioral Health

Lauren Montijo, LCSW

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Dentist

Robert Neill, DDS

Behavioral Health

Deborah Pate, PCLC

Nurse Practitioner

Daniel Pradere, FNP

Dental Hygienist

Heather Sienkowski, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Tessa Simpson, RDH

Nurse Practitioner

Heather Smith, APRN, FNP-BC

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Physician Assistant

Alexa Thielman, PA-C

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Behavioral Health

Paige Thomas, PCLC

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Behavioral Health

Julie Trosper, LCPC

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Nurse Practitioner

Jessica Vlasie, APRN, WHNP

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Nurse Practitioner

Jennifer Wiederhold, APRN, FNP

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Behavioral Health

Christina Wingerter, LCPC

Kelsey Crawford, APRN, FNP-BC

Family Practice

Education

Frontier Nursing University
Masters of Science in Nursing
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Introduction

As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Kelsey loves getting to know patients in the family practice setting. “It’s helpful for me to treat patients when I know their background and it creates a warm environment when we have developed rapport.”

Kelsey was born and raised in Great Falls, MT. “My favorite thing about Great Falls is the people! The most wonderful people I know live here.”

Outside of the clinic, Kelsey enjoys reading about nutrition and cooking new dishes for family and friends. “I also enjoy baking bread and running when I get the time.”

Diondra Denton, MS, CCC-SLP

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Education

Minot State University
Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Introduction

As a Speech-Language Pathologist, Diondra enjoys getting to know the families and seeing the growth her patients experience. “There is nothing more rewarding than watching your patients meet their goals and gain confidence in using their voice.”

Diondra was born and raised in Great Falls, MT. “I love to see it grow and become more diverse. It’s a town of passion that is very community oriented. I have a lot of gratitude for Great Falls for everything it has provided me over the years.”

Outside of the clinic, Diondra enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Rachel Equihua, DMD

DENTIST

Education

Missouri Southern State University
University of Oklahoma
Western Illinois University
Undergraduate Studies

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine 
(LECOM) Bradenton, Florida
Graduate Studies

Introduction

As a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry, Dr. Equihua takes pride in helping patients who come in with severe pain. She finds their gratitude to be an incredible reward to both herself and her team. She also takes pride in helping people turn their lives around, and loves being a small part of that process.

Originally from Oklahoma, Dr. Equihua has lived in six other states before finding her home in Montana. She loves the sense of community in Great Falls and “how hardy the people are!”

Outside of the clinic, you can find Dr. Equihua reading manga, a style of Japanese comic books and graphic novels, with her husband in the winter months. In the summer, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her three kids and two dogs.

Kenneth Grebliunas, DDS

Dentist

Education

University of Notre Dame
Undergraduate Studies

University of Illinois College of Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

Introduction

As a Dentist, Dr. Grebliunas enjoys treating patients who are experiencing discomfort and pain, working with Alluvion Health’s dedicated staff to deliver care.

Originally from Evergreen Park, IL, outside Chicago, Dr. Grebliunas enjoys Great Falls’ wide open spaces. “It is much less congested and easy to get around!”

Outside of the Dental Clinic, Dr. Grebliunas enjoys a variety of activities, including hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hunting, playing guitar, reading, and cooking. He also enjoys living closer to his children, and being able to enjoy life with them.

Annette Griffin, APRN, Psych

PSYCHIATRY

Education

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
Undergraduate Studies

Montana State University
Graduate Studies

Introduction

As a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Annette sees a variety of psychiatric patients, and loves educating them on mental health, medications, importance of a healthy diet, mild exercise, and sleep hygiene.

Annette was born and raised in Great Falls, MT. She loves Great Falls’ central location, the short drives to mountains, lakes, skiing, and hiking.

Outside of the clinic, Annette enjoys spending time with her grandkids. She also loves to ski, bike, hike, and spend time in the beautiful Montana mountains in any season.

Michael Hall, PA-C

FAMILY MEDICINE | URGENT CARE

Education

Rocky Mountain College (Billings, MT)
BS in Medical Science

Introduction

As a Physician Assistant, Michael’s favorite part about working with patients is taking the time to educate them on medications, vaccinations, and the importance of preventive medicine. Originally from Great Falls, MT, Michael loves the central location of Great Falls and the ability to get to the national parks and wilderness nearby. Outside of the clinic, Michael enjoys spending time with family hiking, shooting, martial art arts, and horse riding. You may even find him cruising the open road on his motorcycle.

Louise Krebs, PCLC

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Education

Montana State University Billings

Introduction

I love working with both children and adults. I feel privileged to be able to provide support to both children and adults when they need it the most. Mental health struggles can be such an isolating experience, and I feel grateful to be able to walk alongside clients to help them get to a healthier place.

Chesney Martin, PA-C

SCHOOL BASED HEALTH PEDIATRICS

Education

Alderson Broaddus University (Philippi, WV)
BS in Medical Science

University of Nebraska Medical Center
MPAS – Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Introduction

As a Physician Assistant working in Alluvion’s School-Based Health Centers, Chesney loves making lives better in any way she can, while making a personal connection with her patients and their families.

Originally from West Virginia. Chesney loves the friendly people in Great Falls and the beauty of Montana. “There are so many similarities between WV and MT, so I felt at home instantly.”

Outside of the clinic, Chesney enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, floating on the Missouri River in the summer, hiking, photography, and refinishing furniture.

Lauren Montijo, LCSW

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Education

University of Montana
Bachelors Degree

Walla Walla University
Masters Degree

Introduction

As a social worker, Lauren loves working with the youth in our community. “I enjoy being a part of the process toward a healthier future.”

Originally from Conrad, MT, Lauren moved to Great Falls in 2007. “I enjoy the small town feel of Great Falls as I feel the community has a close knit atmosphere.”

Outside of the clinic, Lauren enjoys being with her partner and kids. “I love all sports, from coaching to being an avid fan. I am very close with my family, love traveling and making memories.”

Heather Smith, APRN, FNP-BC

FAMILY MEDICINE

Education

Montana State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Walden University
Master of Science in Nursing

Introduction

As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Heather loves helping patients make improvements in their health to live longer, healthier lives. “Making a positive impact for a patient’s mental or physical wellbeing is the most rewarding part of my job.”

Born and raised in Great Falls, MT, Heather has lived in Montana most of her life. “I learned to love and appreciate the rural areas of Montana and the people who live here. I love that Great falls is centrally located in Montana and most outdoor adventures are just a short drive away.”

Outside of the clinic, Heather enjoys outdoor adventures such as hunting and fishing. In summer, Heather’s favorite Montana season, she likes being on the water at the lakes or rivers around Montana. “I especially love raft trips on the Missouri with my family and friends.”

Alexa Thielman, PA-C

PRIMARY CARE

Education

Rocky Mountain College

Introduction

As a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), Alexa loves meeting new people, and listening to patients’ stories.

Originally from Minnesota, Alexa moved out to Montana for schooling and stayed in Montana for all the outdoor activities it has to offer. “I love Great Falls central location to many different hiking and skiing areas. It is a great community to be a part of.”

Outside of the clinic, Alexa loves being outdoors. She hikes and golfs in the summer, and skis throughout the winter.

Paige Thomas, PCLC

Education

Education

University of Great Falls
Bachelor of Arts

Walden University
Master of Science

Introduction

Paige’s favorite part of working with patients is being able to see the positive changes they are making in their lives.

Originally from Great Falls, MT, Paige loves the way our community comes together for others.

Outside of the clinic, you can find Paige lost in a good book, or spending time with family and friends.

Julie Trosper, LCPC

TRAUMA EMDR

Education

Montana State Northern
Masters of Education Counselor Education

University of Providence
Bachelor of Arts

Northwest University
Associate of Arts

Introduction

As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Julie finds it an honor to be a part of a patient’s life for a time, to be a part of their healing process, and watching the client heal and change.

Originally from Great Falls an having lived here most of her life, Julie “loves the sense of community I have living here, being able to go out in the community and seeing someone I know and getting to reconnect in that moment.”

Outside of the clinic, Julie loves to garden, boasting a growing collection of topiaries she finds relaxing to trim and keep neat. She also plays the piano and sings, enjoying many forms of music.

Jessica Vlasie, APRN, WHNP

WOMEN’S HEALTH

Education

University of Cincinnati

Introduction

As a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, having the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life is priceless to Jessica.

Originally from Great Falls, Jessica loves being close to family.

Outside of the clinic, Jessica enjoys going camping with her family, and golfing.

Jennifer Wiederhold, APRN, FNP

FAMILY PRACTICE

Education

Chamberlain University
Masters of Science in Nursing

Western Governors University
Bachelors of Science in Nursing

Introduction

As a Nurse Practitioner in our School-Based Health Centers, Jennifer loves being able to educate patients on their healthcare.

Born and raised in Lincoln, MT, Jennifer loves Great Falls because “Northcentral Montana is home.”

Outside of the clinic, Jennifer enjoys reading, hiking, knitting, and sitting by her koi pond.

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