ADULT TREATMENT

Adult services patient handbook

David Martorano, MD David Martorano, MD, Assistant Medical Director and Director of Adult Psychiatric Services
Dr. David Martorano obtained his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of California Neuropsychiatric Institute. He specializes in addictions and is affiliated with the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the California Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Martorano is a second-generation psychiatrist raised near New York City. He began working in the field of software development while still in high school, later founding two companies. Dr. Martorano also worked professionally as a singer before going back to school to study medicine. Dr. Martorano is treating adults on an inpatient and outpatient basis at WBI.

Jiri Danczik Jiri Danczik, MD
Dr. Jiri Danczik was born and raised in the Czech Republic. Dr. Danczik graduated from medical school Cum Laude in Prague in 1991. He moved from the Czech Republic to the United States in 1997, and successfully finished Psychiatric Residency training at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY, where he also worked as a Chief Resident. In 2002 he was Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Danczik has helped patients in multiple settings, including acute inpatient, residential and outpatient facilities. He has experience working with children, adolescents and adults. He specializes in diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of psychiatric conditions, including Bipolar Disorders, Major Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and substance use disorders. Dr. Danczik's personal interests include Judo, Arabian horses, literature and music. He has been living in Wyoming since 2006. He began providing inpatient and outpatient treatment at WBI in 2016.

Helen Norcross Helen Norcross, Director of Adult Services
Helen obtained degrees in psychology and addictionology from the University of Wyoming before starting her master’s degree in health care management at Western Governors University. Helen worked in the field of criminal justice for 11 years, initiating, establishing and overseeing substance abuse programs in the state. She was later employed in the disability field, where she also initiated and oversaw programs throughout the state of Wyoming. Helen joined WBI as Director of Risk Management in 2015.

Maegan Kemery Maegan Kemery, LCSW, Director of Clinical Services
Maegan Kemery is a licensed therapist. She completed her master's in social work at Wayne State University in Detroit, and her bachelor's in social work at Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Maegan worked as an outpatient substance abuse therapist prior to joining WBI's adult unit. Her previous experience also includes working with parents and children receiving assistance from family services and corrections system inmates. She has worked in mental health settings for more than 10 years.

Melissa Eichenberger, PPC Melissa Eichenberger, LPC
Melissa Eichenberger has a master's degree in counseling and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Wyoming. She specializes in community mental health and has worked with law enforcement as a victim advocate and first responder, and in private practice as a counselor. She provides training for first responders and Safe Houses regarding sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence and women with disabilities. Melissa also past experience as a summer camp lead staff person for children with disabilities. Melissa will be working on an inpatient basis with adults at WBI.

Ken Guidry, LPC Ken Guidry, LPC
Ken was born in south Louisiana and lived there until he moved to Casper. He obtained a bachelor's in psychology from Nichols State University in 1982 and a master's degree in social work from Southern University at New Orleans in 1998. Ken has been active in the Louisiana and Wyoming Army National Guards, serving as a Behavioral Science Officer. Ken also has worked with adolescents and adults in private practice. Ken joined WBI's adult unit therapy team in 2017.

Steve Welch Steve Welch, LPC
Steve Welch, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor, has been at Wyoming Behavioral Institute since 2000, working as a therapist on the adult unit. He obtained his education at colleges and universities in Colorado, Minnesota, Wyoming, and Mexico, receiving degrees in Fine Arts, Business administration, Psychology, Education, and Counseling.

Justin Wollerman, Hospital Chaplain Justin Wollerman, Hospital Chaplain
Justin Wollerman comes to Wyoming Behavioral Institute from College Heights Baptist Church in Casper where he has been a member since 2007, has served in ministry since 2008, and has served as the Youth Pastor since 2013. He started leading adolescent Bible studies at WBI on the Pathways psychiatric residential treatment unit in 2013. Pastor Justin is working toward a degree in Christian Ministries and Theology from Golden Gate Theological Seminary. He graduated from Kelly Walsh High School and started his academic career at Casper College seeking an engineering degree before determining that he had a different calling. Pastor Justin came to know Christ in September of 2007. He was born and raised in Casper and enjoys time with family and friends. He and his wife, Sumer, are raising their two children in Casper. Pastor Justin makes regular rounds during the week at Wyoming Behavioral Institute, introducing himself to patients requesting spiritual support. In addition to the spiritual counsel provided to patients by Pastor Justin, a group of volunteers from College Heights offers Bible studies on the adult, child and Pathways units.

Admissions


Some problems may have been building for years...we can assess them in hours. Our intake team provides a comprehensive assessment at no charge. The goal of this assessment is to provide the patient and /or referring parties with comprehensive conclusions and recommendations for treatment. A member of our intake team is easy to access and available 24 hours per day, seven days a week. Simply call for an appointment, walk in, or obtain a referral from a health care professional. Each individualized assessment is designed to explore particular issues, including:

  • Alcohol and other Drug Dependency
  • Psychiatric Disorders such as Depression
  • Anxiety or Schizophrenia
  • Sexual, Physical or Emotional Abuse
  • Behavioral Disruption of an Explosive or Assaultive Nature
  • Family Problems

Following the assessment process, a referral will be made to the appropriate level of care based on each patients' individualized clinical needs. These may include inpatient hospitalization, day treatment programs, or referral to an outpatient therapist or physician. If you desire further information or would like to arrange for a free, confidential assessment with an assessment coordinator, call (307) 237-7444 or 800-457-9312.

Admissions to the Wyoming Behavioral Institute shall be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, or sex.

The Psychiatric Assessment Team (P.A.T.) is a highly trained group of qualified mental health professionals who provide mobile response to individuals experiencing emotional crisis.