Lindsey Hickey, Ph.D.

Dr. Lindsey Hickey is a licensed clinical psychologist and worked in California and Maryland before moving to Alaska in 2017. She holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from Alliant International University’s California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, California where her emphasis focused on working with children and families. She previously worked as a Navy psychologist and has a background in projective and personality assessments, trauma-informed care, and certification as a behavioral health consultant in primary care settings. Her research background has included investigating the challenges of integrating behavioral health in rural health settings, the impact of behavioral health problems on Alaska Native populations, and examining connections between behavioral problems, trauma, and projective assessments in youth and adult populations. Dr. Hickey provides supervision and direct care in Nome as well as multiple outlying remote villages. Dr. Hickey resides with her boyfriend and their two dogs in Nome where they enjoy going out to camp, fishing, hunting, and snow machining.

Virginia (Ginny) Parret, Ph.D.

Dr. Parret is a licensed clinical psychologist who has served as a Behavioral Health Faculty member at the Alaska Family Medicine Residency in Anchorage since July 2011. Dr. Parret is supervising clinical psychologist for Providence Family Medicine Center, primary care clinic which offers integrated behavioral health services. She also serves as faculty for the APA accredited – Alaska Psychology Internship Consortium ( Dr. Parret earned her doctoral degree from the University of Alaska (UAA-site) in Clinical-Community Psychology with an Emphasis in Indigenous and Rural Areas. She completed her dissertation titled: Meeting the Needs of Breast Cancer Survivors in Alaska: Survivors’ and Healthcare Providers’ Perspectives. Her clinical interests include health psychology, integrated behavioral health in primary care, and women’s health across the lifespan. She has a particular interest and passion for identifying and working with women and partners who experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) during prenatal and postpartum period. She enjoys the challenge of attempting to improve health through psychosocial interventions for diverse and underserved patient populations. She has completed the following additional trainings: Society for Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Behavioral Science Fellowship in 2014; Certificate in Primary Care Behavioral Health through the University of Massachusetts; and Certification in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders through Postpartum Support International. One of Dr. Parret’s favorite aspects of her job is working with residents to teach behavioral health interventions to use with patients and supervise clinical psychology students who work to deliver integrated behavioral health services within the residency affiliated primary care clinic. Dr. Parret and her husband (both life-long Alaskans) enjoy spending time together doing outdoor activities, various home-improvement projects and chasing after their 2 young sons (Calder & Henrik) who keep them on their toes!

Seth Green, Ph.D.

Dr. Seth Green is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Commander in the United States Public Health Service. He has worked in this capacity in Texas, Georgia, and Alaska. He holds a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Washington State University. Prior to joining APIA he worked with the Norton Sound Health Corporation in the Bering Straits region of Alaska for five years and before that with the Department of Defense with US Army Special Operations 75th Ranger Regiment and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment as an embedded battalion psychologist for a number of years. He has also served since 2014 as the Training Co-Director of the Alaska Psychology Internship Consortium for psychology interns. In addition, he serves as an instructor at Ilisagvik College for behavioral health aide trainees.

Sarah Dewane, Ph.D., ABPP

Dr. Dewane, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist board certified in Clinical Health Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychologists (ABPP), serves as the Director of Behavioral Health for the Providence Family Medicine Center (PFMC) and an Associate Program Director for the Alaska Family Medicine Residency (AKFMR) in Anchorage, Alaska. Dr. Dewane oversees the integrated behavioral health, social work, and health navigation services at PFMC. As a behavioral science faculty member in the family medicine residency, Dr. Dewane helps to facilitate the Behavioral Medicine Curriculum, including resident education, scholarly activities, and interprofessional service provision learning opportunities. She is also the Co-Director of Training for the APA-accredited Alaska Psychology Internship Consortium. Dr. Dewane earned her doctoral degree from the University of Alaska (UAA), Doctoral Program in Clinical-Community Psychology with a Rural, Indigenous Emphasis. She has over 20 years of clinical experience working with adults, children, adolescents, and families in outpatient, residential, and primary care settings. She specializes in health behavior change and integrated behavioral health services in primary care settings. In her previous position, Dr. Dewane served as a project manager and research professor at the UAA Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services, focusing on mental health and substance abuse research implementation, program evaluation, and behavioral health training. She has completed the following: PCORP Scholar Program through the University of Washington; Behavioral Science and Family Systems Educator Fellowship administered by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM); Graduate Certificate in Mediation (Emphasis in Healthcare) through Colorado State University; and Certificate in Primary Care Behavioral Health through the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Dewane has served in leadership roles for Alaska Psychological Association Board and is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, American Psychological Association, Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. She has lived in Alaska for over two decades and enjoys spending time in the outdoors, hiking, and biking with her family and friends.