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Brenda K. Thayer, NCC, LPC


Behavioral Health

Primary Location

Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic (Haa Toowóo Náakw Hít)


Board of professional counselors – Alaska

Education and Experience

Brenda has her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling and her Bachelor of Science in Human Services Management. Prior to joining SEARHC, her work experience includes being a YCHC Counselor in Yakutat, Gulf Bend MHMR Crisis Worker and Manager in Victoria, TX, and Oregon State Hospital Mental Health Specialist in Salem. Brenda says, “I absolutely love Tribal Behavioral Health and since I was raised in SouthEast Alaska, it was only natural to apply and come work for SEARHC.”

Personal Interests

Brenda has medical interest in co-occurring disorder, SPMI. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys travel, reading, and spending time with family.