Tori Croshaw, LCSW
Tori Croshaw is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Her education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders which provided experience working with children ages 3 to 18 with developmental disabilities/delays, hearing impairments/augmentative devices used for communication, autism, communication impairments, and cognitive impairments for over 10 years. After which time she graduated from Boise State University with a Masters degree in Social Work.
Tori enjoys working with children of all ages and their families to help foster healthier relationships and communication patterns. Tori incorporates a strong focus on family, the parent-child relationship, and helping individuals feel empowered and loved. She uses a combination of play therapy, skills training, cognitive behavioral therapy, applied behavioral analysis, sibling therapy, parent management training, family therapy, and other approaches that help individuals and their families realize their inherent strengths and improve the skills necessary to achieve healthy, fulfilling and balanced lives. Tori works with children and families that experience defiance, family discord, as well as children that exhibit symptoms of trauma, depression, anxiety, Autism, and ADHD.
She is in the process of earning a Play Therapy endorsement from the Association of Play Therapy as well as certification in Rapid Resolution Therapy. She is excited to be a part of Brighter Future Health and their vision of paving the way and walking alongside those ready for change.
Tori is a mother of three children and a native Idahoan. When she is not in the office, she and her children enjoy taking advantage of anything Idaho’s beautiful mountains or rivers have to offer including hiking, skiing, biking, backpacking, and paddle-boarding.
Kyle Alegria, LCSW
Kyle Alegria is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Kyle graduated from Boise State University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Social work – focusing on supporting children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbances. Kyle has been in the mental and behavioral health field for nearly ten years. During this time, Kyle has worked in both the community and academic settings; providing direct skills training to students and youth, training school staff and community providers on supporting the mental and behavioral health needs of children, designing school-based and community-based programs to better support the emotional and behavioral needs of the children in our community, as well as providing direct therapy to children and their families. Kyle believes in creating a tailored approach for each client he works with based on their individual needs and strengths as well as their own personal preferences and experiences. Likewise, Kyle also incorporates a strong focus on family and the parent-child relationship. He uses a combination of play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, applied behavioral analysis, skills training, family therapy, parent management training, and other similar theoretical approaches to support the unique needs of his clients. Kyle works with youth and families that experience aggression, defiance, opposition, outbursts, delinquent behavior, family discord, as well as with youth that exhibit symptoms of depression, anxiety, ADHD, and Autism.
Kyle moved to Idaho from Nevada in 2007 to pursue his academic and athletic ventures after high school. He fell in love with everything that Idaho and the Treasure Valley had to offer, and as a result he made Idaho his forever home. Kyle is an avid outdoorsman and spends a great deal of his free time hunting, fishing, enjoying the wilderness, and exercising.
Rachel Briner, LPC
I’m a first year counselor and recent graduate of Boise State University’s counseling program. I received my bachelors degree Idaho State University in psychology and emphasized much of my study in childhood development. I have experience working with a variety of age groups, and am most passionate working with adolescents and young adults. I have done trainings in trauma, crisis management, and addiction in the family system. I love helping clients feel empowered, and want to be an aid in their personal journey to discover their purpose and what gives their life meaning.
In my spare time I am often found outside. I love the sunshine and enjoy an active lifestyle hiking, playing sports, and spending time at the lake. I am a self-proclaimed ice cream enthusiast, and love a good book.
Talia Esplin, LPC
Talia earned her bachelor’s degree in communication science and disorder and her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Idaho State University-Meridian. For the last four years Talia has worked as a one-on-one special education paraprofessional and speech therapist aide for several schools within the community.
Talia is passionate about working with children, adolescents, and young adults to foster their psychological and emotional well-being. She strives to create a safe place for others to be able to process life experiences and feelings, build skills for a healthier mindset, and create plans to achieve goals. Currently, Talia is working towards acquiring her clinical license and is in the process of obtaining her certification to become a registered play therapist in the state of Idaho.
When Talia is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cuddling with her dog, basking in the sun, spending time on the water, camping, golfing, and walking the greenbelt.
Kendall Mohlenbrink, LMSW
Kendall Mohlenbrink is a Licensed Master Social Worker. Kendall has a strong passion for working with children and families. Her experience includes working as a care manager in a children’s mental health setting, being a supervisor for a Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program, and becoming credentialed as a Registered Behavior Technician. Kendall worked in this latest role for 4 years where she assisted children diagnosed with a variety of developmental disabilities.
Kendall loves working with children of all ages and their families. She hopes to help her clients feel supported and encouraged throughout their therapeutic journey. Kendall implements a combination of play therapy, skills training, cognitive behavioral therapy, applied behavioral analysis, and family therapy into her work. She likes to work with children that exhibit symptoms of trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and those on the spectrum. Kendall is hopeful to become a Registered Play Therapist and has begun the steps toward this credential.
In her free time, Kendall loves to spend time out in the community whether that’s going to plays, concerts, movies, or just walking along the greenbelt with some strong coffee. She is grateful to be a new therapist at Brighter Future Health, and excited to see where her counseling journey may go!