Bradley Midgett, LCSW
Bradley has close to fifteen years of experience working in the therapeutic field and serves as Director of Alpine. He specializes in working with teenagers, parents, and couples wrestling with various forms of family conflict. In addition to traditional counseling, he spent years working at residential therapeutic programs for teenagers. He has developed and led alternative therapeutic programs for at-risk teenagers and young adults including expeditions to Brazil and Costa Rica and wilderness trips in West Virginia. Bradley has a down to earth approach to counseling and a sense of humor but is comfortable talking about the hard parts of life. He is originally from Baltimore, spent years in West Virginia and Montana, and has lived with his wife and two children in Boise since 2008. They have a Labradoodle named River. He enjoys all things having to do with adventure.
Crystal Maust, LPC
Crystal was born and raised in rural Idaho and spent time as a child and adolescent in other areas of the Northwest. However, she spent most of her adult life in Asia where she worked in an orphanage, supported missionaries, and led ministry projects. Crystal moved back to Idaho with her husband and four children in 2015. Her clinical practice focuses on working with women from a Christian perspective addressing relationship issues, as well as depression and anxiety. She is also interested in parent-child attachment styles specifically related to how adoption influences child development. Crystal also works with many clients who have arrived in Boise as refugees, addressing challenges common to their transition often including post traumatic stress and depression. Crystal has a warm and calm counseling style, but she can also be direct and challenging when needed.
Kevin Padden, LCPC
Kevin is a seasoned counselor who in addition to working with clients devotes time to providing clinical supervision to new therapists. He has significant experience addressing trauma, complicated family dynamics, and working with kids and adults on the autism spectrum. Prior to joining Alpine, Kevin worked at a therapeutic boarding school for middle school-aged boys and has a knack for developing rapport and relationships with this age group. Kevin has a great sense of humor and an innate curiosity about people and relationships. He grew up in northern California and later moved to Portland where he lived until moving to Idaho 10 years ago with his family. Kevin lives in Nampa with his wife, two sons, and their dog, Peach. He enjoys hanging out with his family, mountain biking, snowboarding, and collecting eclectic games and puzzles for his office.
Kate Woodhouse, LMSW
Kate is the newest member of the Alpine team and brings a focus on working with school-aged children and teenage girls as well as young adult women. She has a positive and warm personality and is able to develop relationships with clients from these age groups in a natural way that fosters a sense of comfort and safety. She has been trained in a variety of an array of techniques in including play therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-T) and Autplay. With teens, Kate focuses on addressing issues related to depression, self-esteem, sense of identity, and oppositional behavior. With children she often addresses generalized misbehavior such as anger or defiance, social challenges with peers, adjustment issues related to family or school changes, as well as experiences of trauma and abuse. Kate is originally from Chicago and currently lives in Boise with her husband.