Neisha Potter is a happily married mother of four children with extraordinary compassion. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Wyoming, Montana, and Florida, with well-rounded professional experience in mental health. She is the owner and mental health provider of the private practice, Fern Ridge Counseling, LLC, which won the 2019 Best of Cody for Mental Health Services.
She achieved her Master’s Degree in Social Work and accomplished a double major with her Bachelors of Arts and Sciences degree, in both Psychology and Christian Ministry. She is Certified in Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy, Certified in Equine Assisted Learning, Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Certified Substance Use Provider, trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), trained in Play Therapy, and currently working through the certification track as a Gottman Specialist. She volunteers her time as a writer and expert contributor on mental health for Clash Daily and the Cody Living Magazine. Using clinically tested and evidenced-based interventions, she successfully treats clients with depression, anxiety, sexual abuse and trauma, relationship and marital counseling, children and adolescents, insomnia, anger management, personality disorders, low self-esteem, self-loathing, and grief and bereavement. The helping profession is exactly where she is meant to be, meeting people right where they are with a nonjudgmental, empowering, and personalized approach. Experience and Specialized Training: Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP), Equine Assisted Learning (EAL), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), Play Therapy, Gottman Method, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), Internal family systems (IFS), Trauma-focused therapy, Solution focused therapy (SFT), Self-Loathing, Psychological assessments, Advanced Dementia, Geriatrics, Death & Dying, Personality Disorders, and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Certification (ASIST).