Faculty and Current Cohorts

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Faculty

Dominika Breedlove, Psy.D.



Dr. Dominika Breedlove is a licensed clinical psychologist, who at CVCH serves a dual role as a Behavioral Medicine Consultant and Director of Training for two formal training programs, the Pre-Doctoral Internship and Post-Doctoral Fellowship program in Health Service Psychology. Dr. Breedlove also serves as Board of Trustees President for the Washington State Psychological Association…

 

Misha Whitfield, Psy.D.



Dr. Misha Whitfield is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her Master's degree from Seattle University and Doctoral degree from the Washington School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Whitfield works with patients of all ages, but she especially enjoys working with adolescents, couples, and families within CVCH’s Integrated Primary Care model. Her approach to treatment is…

 

Samantha Baker, PsyD


Samantha Baker, Psy.D., is a Behavioral Medicine Consultant who was raised in the Wenatchee Valley. She earned her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University in San Diego, before moving to Colorado, where she completed her pre-doctoral internship with the Colorado Department of Corrections. Following completion of her doctoral degree, she participated in post…

 

Nyssa Petersen-Ventura, PhD, GMHS


Dr. Ventura completed her doctoral psychology internship in Behavioral Medicine from Columbia Valley Community Health, and completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology at Biola University. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area but lived in Southern California for several years to attend college and graduate school. Dr. Ventura completed her undergraduate…

 

Abbie Shepherd, PhD, LMHC


Abigail Shepherd, Ph.D., LMHC is originally from Los Angeles, CA, she earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Fuller School of Psychology in Pasadena, CA. She has a special interest in whole-person care, which drove her passion to also obtain a Masters in Theology and work in settings that strive to integrate services across mind, body and spirit. She has conducted research in the…

 

Christine Wineberg, Psy.D.


Christine Wineberg, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and the behavioral medicine consultant in our clinic in Chelan. She is from Philadelphia, PA, has a Master of Arts degree in Music Therapy from Drexel University and a Psy.D. from Immaculata University. Christine completed her pre-doctoral internship and a post doctoral fellowship at CVCH in Wenatchee. Her areas of interest…

 

AnnMarie Batdorf, LMHC


AnnMarie Batdorf, LMHC is a licensed mental health counselor who has been in practice for 13 years.  She was born in Quesnel, BC, Canada and moved to East Wenatchee with her family in 1981.  After graduating from Eastmont High School, she lived in the Seattle area for 17 years, and then moved to Omak where she practiced in the area of rural mental health for 5 years. She moved back to East…

 

Doctoral Cohorts

Bahar Ehfad, M.S.


Bahar Ehfad, MS, is a behavioral medicine intern who grew up in Portland, Oregon.  She spent the last seven years in Los Angeles, California completing her master’s degree in Marriage and Family therapy and is currently completing her last year of doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology.  Bahar received her undergraduate degree from Oregon State University, master’s degree from California…

 

Vanessa Martinez-Morales, LMHCA


Vanessa Martinez-Morales, LMHCA, is a bilingual (Spanish speaking) Latinx Mental Health Counselor from Phoenix, Arizona. Vanessa earned both her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, from Arizona State University. Vanessa continues to pursue her PhD in Counseling Psychology from ASU with graduation expected May 2021. 

Vanessa enjoys…