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Degree: AA/Liberal Arts, MA/Counseling, Spec/Psychological Assessment, ABD/Clinical Psychology
License: Professional Counseling, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Specialties: Couples, Individuals and Crisis Therapy.
Linda T. Curtis is the Clinical Director of We Are Hope - a full service mental health agency, located in Both Las Vegas, NV. She is a community distinguished psychotherapist, forensic and relationship authority. With Practitioner Curtis' research on psychological testing in fair criminal sentencing practice, as well as her work as an expert witness in civil court, she bridges theory and practicality. After obtaining a Master's Degree inCounseling, a Post-Graduate Specialist in Mental Health Assessment, and completing all academic course work in a ph.D. Clinical Psychology programs, she went on to complete a Doctoral Intern training at St. Joseph of Macomb Hospital (JCAHO accredited), in which she completed rotations in near-psychology, inpatient, psychological testing, civil commitment and forensic psychology. She is a Nationally Board-Certified Counselor and a Nationally Board-Certified Master Addiction Counselor. She has been licensed as a Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) and a Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP).
She has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level at various colleges and universities across the country. Currently a Professor of Psychology at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN). She most enjoyed serving as a graduate TA of cognitive and personality testing for doctoral level students. Professor Curtis continued that love of psychological testing by serving as an Independent Medical Examiner for social security disability-SSI for the State of Michigan, in which she conducted hundreds of psychological testing examinations, providing evidence supported recommendations to the courts, as well as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regarding pilots and air traffic controller's fitness for duty.
Although she loves psychology and is proud of her accomplishments in the field, she is most proud of her enjoyable 24-year marriage to her husband, Capt. Kenneth B. Curtis Jr. (USAF), and being the mother of her two amazing children. Kendal MacKenzie (18), a classically trained ballet dancer who graduated from Las Vegas Academy of the Arts as a dance major, an active Make-a-Wish ambassador and a freshman at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Kenneth B. Curtis III (16), a center for the Vegas Jr. Knights ice hockey team, who is a two-time recipient of the 'Be Kind Like Josh' award. Both honor roll students who make their mother laugh every single day, and that is priceless!
Linda T. Curtis is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc and is a charter member of the Sigma Theta chapter of Midwestern State University in Texas.
License: Medical Doctor/Psychiatrist
Dr. Cruey is a Psychiatrist and serves as the Medical Director at We Are Hope - a full service mental health agency, located in North Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Cruey has been practicing for over 35 years. She graduated from Ross University, School of Medicine in 1984, specializing in psychiatry. Dr. Cruey provides services to adults, adolescents and children, committed to optimizing the overall health of her patients. Among other areas, Dr. Cruey's clinical focus includes stress-related issues, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and substance abuse. At the end of the first appointment, the patient will receive comprehensive information regarding diagnosis, treatment goals, and therapy strategies including prescribed medications when appropriate.
Meilan L. Daguman
Degree: BSN/Registered Nursing, MSN/Advanced Nurse Practitioner
License: APRN; AGPCNP
Specialties: Medication Management
Practitioner Daguman is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at We Are Hope - a full service mental health agency, located in North Las Vegas, NV. Prac. Daguman completed her graduation requirements with honors in 2015 and purposely develop an Integrative Patient Centered approach. She has been practicing for over five years. Prac. Daguman is affiliated with Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada health System and is a current member of theUS military reserve, serving our country with honor. She also speaks Japanese and believes respect for cultures are important.
Termika A. Moore
Degree: BSW/Social Work, MSW/Social Work
License: Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Intern
Specialties: Children, Adults, Couples, and Families
Termika A. Moore is a Clinical Therapist at We Are Hope - a full service mental health agency, located in North Las Vegas, NV. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida in 2017. She went on to earn her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida in 2019
Ms. Moore has practiced in a variety of inpatient and outpatient hospital settings as a social worker intern, including mental health, substance detoxification, and veteran spinal cord injury and disease units.
She utilizes multiple evidenced-based therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Reality Based Therapy (RBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), SMART Recovery, Narrative Therapy, Psychoeducation, and Mindfulness Meditation to address the needs of her clients. She is a Certified Alcohol, Drugs, and Gambling Addictions intern (CADC-Intern) for the State of Nevada.
Ms. Moore, a military Veteran, served active duty in the U.S. Army and Florida National Guard from March 2017 to March 2015. Ms. Moore chose to join the military after the tragic events of 911. She deployed overseas during wartime, New Dawn and Iraqi Freedom. She was awarded the Iraq Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon. Ms. Moore was honorably discharged after 8 years of distinguished service.
She is a native of North Carolina and will always remain a true "Tarheel." Ms. Moore is a nondenominational Christian, who enjoys traveling, reading, drawing, music and scenic walks. Ms. Moore has often been described as both compassionate and empathic by her clients. She sincerely believes it is her life's mission to motivate and encourage others to rise above their socioeconomic status, upbringing, and traumas, to discover their strengths, dignity, and self worth.
Degree: BA/Psychology, MSW/Social Work
License: Clinical Social Worker - Intern
Specialties: Children, Adults, Couples, and Families.
Alicia Runyan is a Clinical Therapist at We Are Hope, a full-service mental health agency, located in North Las Vegas, NV. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) in 2011. Ms. Runyan went on to earn a Master's Degree, also from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), in Social Work in 2019.
Ms. Runyan has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults from diverse cultures originating around the world that have struggled with mental health disorders. She has practiced in inpatient and outpatient treatment centers, as well as direct involvement in the community. She utilizes a wide range of therapeutic approaches to best meet her client's needs, which includes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Prolonged Exposure, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Ms. Runyan is pursuing her certification in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Campbell, respected child psychologist.
Ms. Runyan was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada where she developed a passion for yoga, reading, and serving the community. She loves to practice mindfulness and enjoys being out in nature, as much as possible, with her loving family.
Kenneth B. Curtis Jr.
License: Registered Nurse (Nevada & Michigan), ACLS, PALS
Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Medication Education, Cardiac Life Support/CPR trainer.
CAPT Kenneth B. Curtis Jr. (USAF) currently serves as Flight Commander for the 752nd MDS, as well as a Clinical Nurse. He works in the Emergency Department of the VA Hospital for over 10 years as a Charge Nurse. CAPT Curtis holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Detroit Mercy. He has served in two armed conflicts, to include Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, functioning as a part of the emergency medical team.