Harmony Health provides Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) services. This is the practice of high-quality coordinated care, where we function as a Care Team to serve our patients. IBH allows our medical and behavioral health providers to engage in brief, solution-oriented care. Our IBH team includes Dr. Theresa Boswell, Ph.D., LCSW as the Director of Behavioral Health,
Dr. Wendy Lyle, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Emerita Banuelos, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Heidi McCrary, Substance Use Counselor, and Jag Thiara, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Your Harmony Health Primary Care Provider (PCP) can refer you for therapy sessions and classes.
We provide other treatment services such as:
Substance Use Support Groups
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program
Case Management Support
For more information on the individual programs we offer, use the navigation panel to choose the page you wish to view.
Theresa Boswell, PhD., LCSW
Director of Behavioral Health
Dr. Theresa Boswell received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 2002. She then went on to receive her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee in 2011. Dr. Boswell has been working within the FQHC environment as a Director of Behavioral Health since 2015. Dr. Boswell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and provides care to patients 6-years-old to geriatric.
Dr. Boswell works with a variety of concerns to include: Anxiety, Depression, Emotional Dysregulation, Disruptive Disorders such as ADHD & Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Adjustment Disorders, Victims of Physical and Sexual Abuse, and Trauma and Stressors.
I believe that we all have the capacity to overcome adversity one goal at a time
Wendy Lyle, Ph.D.,
Dr. Wendy Lyle received her Master's in School Psychology at the University of Wisconsin and was employed for many years in Wisconsin and California school systems as a School Psychologist before receiving her doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 1998 at the Professional School of Psychology in Sacramento. She has had diverse experience in private practice, conducting psychological evaluations in family, juvenile, as well as criminal court matters.
In addition to her experience providing outpatient services in private practice and Harmony Health, she has also worked for a number of years in an acute psychiatric inpatient facility. She has experience with individuals and couples/families who have loved ones suffering from a variety of mental health diagnoses including but not limited to depression, anxiety, emotional regulation problems, adjustment disorders, oppositional or conduct disorders, psychosis, as well as those suffering from the long-lasting effects of trauma.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Emerita Banuelos attended the University of California- Davis and earned a B.A. in Political Science/Public Service. She later attended California State University, Sacramento and earned a Master’s in Social Work. Emerita is bilingual in Spanish/English and she works with all populations from 13 years old to seniors. She specializes in treating patients who suffer from depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger issues, sexual abuse trauma, and grief.
She enjoys spending time with family, exercising, reading and watching a good movie with her husband. She has always had a passion for helping others as evidenced by her many years in public service work.
When you do the right thing, the right things happen
Heidi McCrary MS, MHC, NBCC, Ph.D. Student
Substance Abuse Counselor
Heidi McCrary received her Master's in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Heidi is under the clinical supervision of Dr. Wendy Lyle. Heidi works with children through geriatrics, specializing in Emotional Dysregulation, anxiety, depression, trauma, and abuse issues, as well as socialization and self-esteem difficulties, through the use of Choice Therapy and Play Therapy techniques.
Heidi enjoys playing video games, watching anime, dressing up in costumes and doing outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and camping.
Forever I will rise from the ashes
Jag Thiara, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Jagmohan Thiara received his Bachelor's in Nursing in 2007 from Chico State University, his Master's in Nursing and Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Sonoma State University in 2012. He further earned his Doctorate in Nursing and Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Brandman University in 2016. Jag has diverse experience, as he has worked in Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine, and Neuro ICU environments. As a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, he has worked in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric environments.
Jag's dissertation included conducting a study on decreasing anxiety through meditation for young adult populations. He currently leads our Meditation class. Jag works with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses. Jag is also a Data (2000) X- Waivered provider and is a part of our Medication-Assisted Program as a Suboxone prescriber for addiction medicine.
It is a lifelong dream of Jag’s to see the stigma attached to mental health come to an end.