Inspired Passionate Care

We strive to improve the lives of our patients and their loved ones through passionate, integrated care.
Holistic, evidence-based medicine in combination with appropriate behavioral health support is how we inspire healthy change.

We know that communication is critical to providing the best care possible. We see each patient as a unique individual and the patient’s illness as only a part of that person; the illness does not define the patient.


Our different approach to primary care provides the best outcomes for our patients. We assign a Care Coordinator to each patient who is dedicated to help with medical education, improved provider interaction, direct communication with our staff, patient support and referrals and resource coordination.

Our Story

Alium Health was conceived in 2015 and launched in 2017. It is an integrated family practice group that places mothers at the forefront of its care model. By caring for mothers in all stages, Alium looks to build connections that last a lifetime.

Focusing on women experiencing behavioral health complications during and after pregnancy has helped an underserved population. We hope mothers will enjoy and benefit from their experience at Alium Health and quickly bring the rest of their family in for any needed services.

Meet Our Team

We have assembled an amazing team of caring and compassionate providers to help our patients feel better and reach their health goals. Take a moment and get to know them below.

John P. Elliott, M.D.
John P. Elliott, M.D.Medical Director
Dr. Elliott is a renowned physician practicing high risk obstetrics (problem pregnancies). His passion is preventing preterm delivery and caring for multiple gestation pregnancies. He believes that maternal mood disorders are linked to preterm delivery.
Allison Cimler, FNP-C
Allison Cimler, FNP-CClinical Director
Allison has been a family nurse practitioner for nine years and a registered nurse for 16 years. After she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in early adulthood, she has dedicated her medical career to helping patients with diabetes and other medical conditions live a healthier lifestyle. She is a passionate and caring provider that continues to educate patients and their families, so they can achieve the best possible outcomes.
Catherine Lequesne, LPC
Catherine Lequesne, LPCCounselor
Catherine is a licensed mental health counselor, with extensive trauma training. She uses a CBT or DBT approach and provides a significant amount of psycho-education in order to help her patients understand the healing process. She holds a master’s degree in professional counseling and a bachelor of interdisciplinary studies in psychology and sociology. Her experience is focused in trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, ODD, personality disorders/emotional codependency traits, as well as LGBTQ+ issues.
Clare Waddicor, LAC
Clare Waddicor, LACCounselor
Clare is passionate about helping her clients regain balance, hope and pleasure back in their lives. She received her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University. Clare is trained in and utilizes DBT, ACT, Trauma Informed Therapy, CBT and EMDR. Clare has worked in many settings with teenagers and adults and in community mental health as a child therapist. She is an eating disorder specialist. Clare also treats substance abuse, trauma and mood disorders, such as depression and anxiety.
Taylor Aasand
Taylor AasandRegistered Dietition
Alex Perez
Alex PerezCare Coordinator
Alex has a background in behavioral health, primarily working in direct care with teenagers for the past 3 years as a BHT. Alex is passionate about helping others and has dedicated her life to behavioral health. Alex is currently studying for her bachelor’s in behavioral health science with an emphasis in childhood and adolescent disorders. Alex is eager to be part of Alium Health and to help mothers navigate through their behavioral health needs.
Melissa Geddes
Melissa GeddesMarketing Specialist
Melissa has 4 years of experience in product and digital marketing with a specialty in written and verbal communication. She has an English degree with literature and writing studies as well as a creative writing emphasis. Melissa has always had a passion and a drive to help other people. She is a firm believer in behavioral health and is excited to spread the message of Alium Health to help people improve their lives.
Andrew Elliott
Andrew ElliottChief Executive Officer
Andrew has been in a management position for over 30 years. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in finance. He has been an entrepreneur and has worked for Fortune 500 companies. For the last six years, he has been in the medical field working in diabetes clinics and now works tirelessly to improve patient lives through the Alium Health model of care.
Berkeley Geddes
Berkeley GeddesAdvisor
As a serial entrepreneur, Berkeley has a proven track record for growing successful startup companies. After a successful career at Earnest and Whinney, Times-Mirror and Novell, and along the way starting over 20 businesses, Berkeley applied his business acumen to create innovative medical industry businesses. He currently advises the CEO and develops business strategies for Alium Health.

It was great to find an office with both therapy and medical services in one place.

Lisa P.
Alium Patient

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