RCM Staff

 

Nauts T 2379Tammera Nauts, LCSW, LAC
Executive DirectorTammera is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in addiction treatment, behavioral health, and trauma treatment. Tammera brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the RCM team. She has lived in Montana for more than 20 years. Ms. Nauts grounds all programming in the current and “best practice” evidence based interventions. She enjoys hiking, bicycling, traveling of any sort, Mandala painting, reading and movies.
Education: University of Washington – Masters of Social Work, 1993; Western Washington University – Bachelor of Science and Education, 1987
NautsDan-4204webDr. Daniel Nauts, MD
Medical DirectorDr. Nauts has more than 28 years in treating addiction and mental health disorders.  An Internist by training, Dr. Nauts’ passion for the addiction and mental health fields flourished when asked to put together an addiction treatment program in Bellingham, WA for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Dr. Nauts is certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). In Montana, he is a respected leader in the field of substance use and co-occurring disorders. When he is not working at Recovery Center Missoula, you may find him fly fishing or enjoying Montana’s outdoors.
Education: University of Michigan, BS in Zoology- 1965; University of Michigan, MD-1969; University of British Columbia, Residency in Psychiatry-1971-72; University of Michigan, Residency in Internal Medicine-1974
Kress, EricDr. Eric Kress, MD, FAAFP
Assistant Medical DirectorDr. Eric Kress is a board certified Family Medicine physician practicing medicine since 1987. Dr. Kress was the medical director for a local hospital addiction treatment program 1999-2001. In his spare time, you may find Dr. Kress serving as the medical director for the Missoula Marathon, teaching at the University Of Utah, spending time with his wife Linda, skiing, cycling, golf, hiking, hunting, and fishing.
Education: University of Montana – BA, Chemistry with High Honors, 1978; University of Washington – MD, 1984; University of Washington affiliated residency in Family Medicine at Family Medicine Spokane, 1984-1987
Caitlin MacIntyre, APRN
Advanced Practitioner Registered NurseCaitlin is an advanced practice registered nurse who specializes in psychiatry. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2014 with a Master of Science in Nursing degree. While in Nashville, Caitlin interned at a Integrative Life Center, a renowned intensive outpatient program specializing in the treatment of co-occurring disorders. There she was able to implement evidence based practice along with complementary and alternative modalities.  It was while working at ILC that she came to realize her passion for working with those struggling with addiction. In addition, Caitlin has received extensive training in working with children with developmental disorders. Over the last two years, Caitlin has dabbled in various specialities including crisis management at West House and child psychiatry at Child and Family Services Network. When off of work, Caitlin enjoys spending time with her dog Layla, traveling, and adventuring around in this beautiful state we call home.
Web SchulerPatrick-5627Patrick Schuler, LCSW, CADC
Clinical SupervisorPatrick is a licensed and certified counselor in addiction and mental health treatment. He supports a client’s recovery process through the utilization of evidence based practices such as CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness/Relaxation interventions. Patrick works collaboratively with the medical and therapeutic staff to create an individualized program around a client’s specific needs. He has specialized in co-occurring treatment since 2005.
Education: Portland State University-LCSW, 2006
Michelle Heald, MSW, LAC
Therapist
Michelle is currently completing the Master’s program in Social Work at the University of Montana, and is a Licensed Addiction Counselor who has worked with individuals with substance use disorders in various capacities since 1999. She is passionate in working with individuals to help them discover, hone and focus their personal strengths and skills to forge a healthy, happy, and fulfilling life for themselves. Michelle is trained in and utilizes multiple evidence-based practices, including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, and enjoys forging therapeutic relationships with patients grounded in respect and care for each individual with whom she works. In her free time, Michelle enjoys hiking, swimming, horseback riding, and reading.
Lindsey Hoerner, MSW, LAC
Therapist

Lindsey has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and is a Licensed Addiction Counselor.  She supports her clients recovery process through the utilization of strengths based practices, mindfulness, and experiential therapy.  She has a vast background in wilderness therapy which she incorporates into her therapy interventions. When not at work, she enjoys fly fishing Montana’s beautiful trout rivers with her husband and three dogs.
Patrick Ryan, LAC-E
Alumni & Discharge CoordinatorAs the Alumni and Discharge Coordinator at RCM, Patrick was involved in the creation of our Roots in Recovery program, which utilizes peer-based support system practices to provide alumni with continued support on their path of recovery. Patrick is currently coordinating efforts to expand this model of support in our City Roots program, establishing peer support meetings in the primary metropolitan areas we serve. Patrick is highly involved in the recovery community and is passionate about expanding public awareness and advocacy for our field. Outside of work, Patrick’s greatest joy is being a husband and father, creative writing, and spending time with those he loves.