Jamie Leslie graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Master of Science in Counselor Educator and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with two Bachelors of Arts in English Secondary Education and Theatre Secondary Education. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of Wyoming and a National Certified Counselor as well.
Jamie was a Drama/English teacher working at Natrona County High School before she perused her career in counseling. She has worked for Central Wyoming Counseling Center as a school based counselor. Jamie draws from the theories Client Centered Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy when working with clients.
During her spare time Jamie enjoys gardening, learning how to quilt with her mom, helping her husband with aquarium jobs, reading, and traveling.
Wesley graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Master of Science in Counselor Education and a Bachelor of Science in Human Communication. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of Wyoming and is also a National Certified Counselor.
Wesley’s theoretical background is centered in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. By using this theoretical background, Wesley is able to give his clients the knowledge and power they need to make positive changes in their lives.
Wesley is currently working full time at Casper College as a Career Counselor where he also teaches a variety of courses. When he is not working, Wesley enjoys baking, photography, and spending time with his family.
Liz Kornkven graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a Master of Education in Community Counseling. She has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Science Education from the University of Wyoming. Liz is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Wyoming.
Liz worked in community mental health in Fairbanks, Alaska. Before moving to Casper, she completed three years of ministry school. Liz uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotion Focused Couples Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy from a client centered perspective. Liz likes to integrate the client's spiritual identity into the counseling relationship.
Liz is excited to be back to Wyoming. She enjoys reading and learning, the out-of-doors (including fishing and driving back country roads), spending time with her family, and solving mysteries on television.
Charles graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois with a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and from Arizona State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Theater and Special Education. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of Wyoming, a National Certified Counselor, and a member of the Wyoming Counseling Association.
Prior to joining Three Trails, Charles was a residential therapist at Wyoming Recovery, a substance abuse treatment facility in Casper. Believing that clients' strengths lay in their ability to change, Charles draws from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Client Centered Therapy to help clients affect that change.
Charles and his wife have lived in Casper since 2009. They have hosted six foreign exchange students and have been fortunate enough to travel to Mexico and Europe to visit them. Along with travel, Charles enjoys attending and acting in theater, cooking, reading and being entertained by the antics of his dog and two cats.
Bonda graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Master of Science in Counselor Education and a Bachelor in Secondary Education. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the State of Wyoming and is also a National Certified Counselor. She is fluent in Spanish.
Bonda has worked with youth and their families as a mental health counselor, teacher, and school counselor. She most often uses techniques from solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and play therapy. She enjoys working in cooperation with her clients to find options that best suit their needs.
She treasures spending time with her spouse and their three children. She likes to travel to different places, spend time outdoors, and watch movies with popcorn.
Shelly McAlpin is a second year graduate student in the University of Wyoming's Master's of Counseling Mental Health Program. She holds a Master's in Political Science and Foreign Policy and a Batchelor's of Psychology and Administration of Justice also from the University of Wyoming. Shelly is a counselor-in-training under the supervision of Jamie Leslie, LPC.
Outside of the center, Shelly is the Executive Director for ServeWyoming and has been with them for 12 years. Her resume includes over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management; grant administration; and advocacy for social justice. She believes in service and advocacy, particularly to those who are marginalized and seeks to have their voices heard.
Shelly spends her recreational time with her husband and daughter fishing the wonderful waters of Wyoming and traveling to new places.
Trish Hussion is our new Receptionist/Secretary here at Three Trails EFAP. She has lived in Casper most of her life and is married to Kevin. She has two children, 4 step children and eight grandkids. Trish has a love of the outdoors including barbecue, camping, hunting, hiking, taking care of her farm animals and fishing. Her hobbies include crafts, painting, reading books and working with her horses.