Meet Our Clinicians

Our Therapists

Jennifer Cork, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor

Jennifer Cork is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individuals with mental health diagnoses and neurodevelopmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and intellectual disabilities. She received her master’s in Social Work from Eastern Washington University in 2014 and has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DIR/Floortime, and Collaborative Problem Solving. Jennifer is a Certified Autism Specialist and has a Certificate in Disability Studies from EWU. She is also a registered clinical supervisor in the State of Idaho. Prior to completing her master’s degree, Jennifer worked as an intensive behavioral interventionist for seven years as well as two years working as a special education paraprofessional.

 

Along with her work as a therapist, Jennifer is the former President of the Board of the Panhandle Autism Society, served on the board from 2014 to 2020, and continues to volunteer doing community education. This includes trainings such as Autism 101, ADHD 101, and a series of trainings for law enforcement and the disability community to promote positive interactions, which has trained individuals across the five northern counties since 2015.

 

Jennifer enjoys spending her spare time with her husband and three kids. She loves the outdoors, cooking and baking, reading, and traveling to new places. She is hoping to visit friends in Scotland as soon as travel is allowed.

Jeana Paul, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Jeana Paul has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 1993.  She completed her Master of Arts Degree at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA and has worked as a licensed professional in Idaho, Washington and California.  

 

Jeana uses family systems theory, family of origin and mindful cognitive-behavioral techniques in working with her clients.  Currently, Jeana accepts clients who are at least 18 years old looking to better understand themselves and make positive life changes.  Marriage therapy requests are referred to outside providers.

 

Jeana has extensive experience with people of all ages.  She was employed by Frontier Behavioral Health in Spokane for 17 years and the State of Idaho for 6 years.  

 

 

 

 

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Mariann  Federspiel, Licensed Professional Counselor

Mariann Federspiel is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor who works with children, adolescents, and adults; specializing in the psychosocial impacts of mental, physical, and developmental disabilities. She provides a strength-based approach to managing symptoms, increasing quality of life, and maintaining emotional well-being. 

Lesa Stewart, Licensed Master Social Worker

Lesa Stewart is a licensed master social worker (LMSW) providing therapy to children, adolescents and adults. Lesa graduated from the University of Idaho with her bachelor of science in psychology and received her master's degree in social work from Boise State University. Prior to joining the Big Lake team, Lesa spent eight years working with children, adolescents and adults at the inpatient behavioral health unit at Kootenai Health. Lesa is passionate about working with individuals and families struggling with a wide variety of mental health concerns. Lesa believes change is always possible and that each client's healing comes from within themselves.

Outside of the office, Lesa enjoys spending time with her husband, adult and teenage kids, and 3 dogs. A native to North Idaho, she enjoys anything outdoors and is a die-hard Chicago Bears fan.

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Antoinette Wilton, Licensed Master Social Worker

Antoinette (Toni) Wilton is a Licensed Master Social Worker, specializing in individual, children and family therapy. Toni has over 15 years’ experience providing behavioral intervention therapy to individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD and ODD and 5 years working with individuals, children and families with mental health diagnoses.

 

Toni graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Boise State University and received her Master’s in Social Work at Eastern Washington University. While working on her Master’s degree Toni was able to complete her practicum at an adoption agency in Spokane that specializes in Attachment disorder. Toni learned the intricacies of attachment and has a passion to help facilitate healing for those who struggle with attachment disorders. Prior to joining the Big Lake team, Toni worked with individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities and provided mental health counseling to individuals, children and families.  Toni utilizes various strength-based and cognitive-behavioral therapeutic techniques.