Meet the board members
Monica Joyner is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Nevada. Monica has her own practice, Joyner Counseling, in Reno. In the past, Monica has been a classroom teacher and has worked at non-profit specializes in work with gifted children. More recently, Monica has completed an Emotional Focused Therapy externship and her practice focuses on working with couples from the EFT modality. In her free time Monica in enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Brinn Wallace is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is the clinical director at Quest Counseling where she works with adults and adolescents struggling with mental health, substance use, and co-occurring issues. Brinn is dedicated to the advocacy and advancement of mental health care in our community.
DR. Geoff Nugent
Dr. Geoff Nugent is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Clinical Counselor. He is the CEO/founder of Nugent Family Counseling Center and works with adults and adolescents struggling with mental health issues. Dr. Geoff has background working in for-profits, non-profits, schools, and mobile crisis. He is also focused on improvement of mental health in our community.
Dr. Susan Mears
Dr. Susan Mears is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She works as an Evaluator on federal grants with the Behavioral Health Program at the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe. Susan spent over 30 years working in children’s mental health. She is semi-retired, spending time with volunteer activities, exercising, and traveling.