Our Team of Experts
The Curran-Seeley Foundation has been awarded a three-year CARF-Accreditation for our Assessment and Referral Program, our Intensive Outpatient Program and our Outpatient Program. This means that we adhere to the highest standards of quality and person-centered programming.
The Curran-Seeley staff are all licensed, caring professionals, experienced working with alcohol, drug and family violence issues. The staff provides flexible scheduling and offers sliding scale fees. Insurance and third party billing is available.
Executive Director: TRUDY BIRKEMEYER FUNK
Ms. Funk is the Executive Director at Curran-Seeley providing program direction and staff supervision to the organization. She is a Master Addictions Counselor as well as a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). During her time with Curran-Seeley, she has worked in each program and recently piloted the Co-Occurring Mental Health Program at Curran-Seeley. Ms Funk received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington, Seattle, and her Bachelors of Social Work from the University of Wyoming.
Clinical Supervisor: JEFF DECKER
Mr. Decker is the clinical supervisor directing and supervising all clinical staff in the Jackson office. In addition, he is the Curran-Seeley representative on the Teton County DUI/Drug Court team and co-facilitates the Domestic Violence Prevention Program. Mr. Decker is a Master Addictions Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor having received his Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from SMU. He is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
ROBERT F. “BOB” BRAGG, Licensed Addictions Therapist
Mr. Bragg was trained in addictions therapy while on active duty in the United States Navy. Mr. Bragg has worked in the treatment field in Wyoming since 1990. He has worked with traditional Native American programs, jail and prison populations and specializes in Men’s issues surrounding substance use disorders, relationships, spirituality and violence. Bragg’s background in the military has given him insight into “Wounded Warriors” issues returning home with substance abuse disorders, traumatic brain injury and PTSD. Mr. Bragg will be providing evaluations and individual and group counseling for the Men’s IOPT program at Curran-Seeley. He has over 40,000 hours of education and training in the Chemical Dependency Field and is a Licensed Addictions Therapist in the State of Wyoming.
RYAN “BURKE” BURKE, Licensed Professional Counselor
Burke is a recent addition to the Curran-Seeley team. He is currently working with both our Intensive Outpatient and Adolescent treatment programs. Burke’s background is in mental health counseling with a focus on at-risk youth and individuals with disabilities. His current interestes include how to incorporate the fields of neuroscience, consciousness studies and evolutionary psychology into an addictions treatment program. His main therapeutic influences include the field of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Dialectic Behavior Therapy. Burke earned his bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College receiving a double major in psychology and sociology and went on to gain his Master’s in mental health counseling from Adams State University. On a personal level, Burke is a world traveler who just returned from a year abroad in Southeast Asia and he spends his free time focusing on endurance triathalons and long distance running.
JOANN CIOFFI, Finance Manager
Ms. Cioffi joined the Curran Seeley Foundation in February 2009. She is responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll. She also assists the Executive Director with financial and state reporting as well as special projects.
TRICIA CLARKE, HR/Marketing Manager
Ms. Clarke is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations at Curran-Seeley. Her responsibilities include contract management, grant writing, data reporting, fundrasing activities, marketing, and assisting the Executive Director with various projects and programs. Ms. Clarke received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA.
ANNE ELLINGSON, Provisional Clinical Social Worker
Anne is a recent addition to the Curran Seeley team. She is currently working with the Women’s and Men’s Outpatient Treatment programs. Anne graduated with a BA in English from Hollins University, then received her Masters of Science in Addiction Counseling from Grand Canyon University. She has two children and has lived in the valley for 28 years. She loves to hike, bike, and Crossfit.
MONICA LOHN, Receptionist/Scheduler
Ms. Lohn is the front-line for clients initiating their recovery programs with Curran-Seeley. She continues with tracking their attendance to ensure their readiness towards graduation. She also assists clinicians with programming, scheduling and administrative needs. Her proficiency in both English and Spanish assures all clients are equally, professionally assisted.
YVETTE WERNER, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Ms. Werner is the Prevention Specialist and is responsible for teaching the substance abuse prevention and education curriculum in the local elementary, middle, and high school. She is also the Primary Mental Health Counselor for our Co-Occurring Program, meeting as needed with clients who are in that program. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, she received her Master’s degree in Social Work from New York University and Bachelor’s degree in Education from Rutgers University.