About

At NeuroWave, we recruit and train brain nerds.
We love brain science.

Jackie Smith, LICSW

Founder

I am Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a Master Degree from the University of Washington

I have been working in healthcare for over 20 years, with experience working with chronic illness, chronic pain, trauma, anxiety, ADHD, families, individuals, and couples. Through my work Veterans, First Responders and Trauma survivors, I have learned and experienced myself the power of neurofeedback.  I have dedicated my study and career to healing and understanding how the brain works. I use my knowledge of brain science integrated with cutting edge, advanced, state of the art neuropsychological qEEG brain mapping and neurofeedback to achieve healing for my patients. I have a passion for seeing neuroplasticity in action.

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker since 2012
  • Certified LENS Neurofeedback Practitioner
  • Certified Alpha-Stim Practitioner
  • EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist
  • Member of the International Society for Neuroregulation and Research
  • Member of EMDRIA

 

Kassandrea (Kassy) Manuele, LMHC

My obsession with the brain began shortly after becoming an EMDR trained therapist. EMDR makes use of a system innately built in all of us. A system designed to aid in healing us on a deep level. But how?! That is the question that led me down the rabbit hole into the science of the brain. Learning that we can see our mental health in the brain. That our cognitive and emotional functioning does not just have to be an abstract concept. That we can not only see it but see it change! I was hooked. 

 

Tracy Detty, LMHC

I knew from the age of 12 that I wanted to explore a career in counseling. My mom was having a difficult day, upset and crying. I grabbed a notebook, and told her to tell me all about it, pretending I was her counselor. She started laughing and I knew then that I wanted to help put a smile on someone’s face if possible! Stand-up comedy did not seem to be a viable option, so I chose counseling instead.

I am passionate about helping others feel empowered in their own lives rather than stuck or hopeless. I want to encourage individuals in counseling to reach their fullest potential and find fulfillment.

I have been described as compassionate, down-to-Earth, humorous, and non-judgmental. I believe humor is a great tool to use in the therapeutic process. I believe that with hard work in the counseling process on the part of both the counselor and the client, all people have the capability to change.

Professionally, I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I use a client centered approach and use several therapeutic processes to include CBT, DBT (with an emphasis on mindfulness), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings throughout my career to include: managing group homes for individuals with developmental delays; crisis intervention work; intakes in a behavioral health hospital; conducting therapy in homes with adults who have both mental health and physical health diagnoses; intakes and therapy with incarcerated males; and individual therapy with clients on a telehealth platform. Additionally, I had the pleasure of assisting a police department in the area to begin their first Co-Responder (mental health professional going out with police) program, and I was able to train officers in crisis de-escalation tactics.

Most importantly, I am a mother to a 10-year-old boy who is my world. The majority of my free time is spent with him. I also enjoy reading, movies and hiking in my down time.
 

Collette Street, Office Manager

I believe growing up in Europe shaped my interest in hearing other’s stories. Because life moves at a slower pace there, I really had more time to observe and spend with each person I encountered. I was able to hear where they grew up, what their interests are, what drives them, all about their travel journeys, what makes them who they are. In turn this created a passion for listening and helping others. I wanted to be a small part of their story.

As I grew older, I discovered that there was a way to actively do this with more people. Although I haven’t yet finished my studies in the field of Psychology, I am beyond grateful that I get to play a small role in your journey through TouchPoint Counseling.

Whether it’s to help you get scheduled, find a counselor, or gush about your new favorite show or recipe, I am honored to be a part of your story and help your healing journey go a little smoother.

In my downtime, you can find me with my nose in a book, somewhere in a forest hiking, or drawing.