SEARHC hires Myers as Haines behavioral health supervisor

October 18 2011

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) Behavioral Health Division is pleased to announce the hiring of John “J.R.” Myers, LPC, NCC, MPC, MHS, as a licensed professional counselor and regional behavioral health supervisor in Haines.

Myers has a Master of Human Services degree and a Master of Professional Counseling degree, both from the University of Great Falls in Great Falls, Mont. Myers has worked in Soldotna, Homer and Montana, and he is a former vice president of the Alaska Counseling Association and former president of the Kenai Peninsula Counseling Association.

“We are very excited to have J.R. Myers on board,” said Janice Hamrick, LCSW, BHP, SEARHC Community Family Services Program Manager. “He comes to us with great Alaska experience. We are excited about the community perspective he brings to SEARHC.”

Myers' medical interests include trauma and healing, role recovery, strength-based therapy and patient advocacy. He also enjoys art, nature, learning and community involvement.

“I look forward to being part of the SEARHC team and to improving our customer service and service delivery capacities,” Myers said.