Practitioners

Tressi Albee, MA, LPC Intern, Therapist, Redwood Clinic

Tressi holds a creative and nurturing container for individuals, children, couples, and families to grow and heal while strengthen their relationships.

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Dr. Elizabeth Washak, DC, Chiropractor

 Dr. Beth has a passion for working with pregnant mamas and babies, but is skilled in treating men, women and children of all ages.

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Marla Mervis, LMT, Reiki Master

Marla is dedicated to empowering others to heal themselves spiritually, physically and emotionally.

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Sharon Sedgwick, CD(DONA), Birth Doula

Sharon brings 30 years of experience as a Childbirth Professional and specializes in VBAC’s. She is trained as a Midwife, Doula CD(DONA), Childbirth Educator (Aviva College) and Life Coach.

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Laura Ferrara, LMT, Massage Therapist

Laura  helps men, women and children relieve tension and deepen body awareness with healing touch.

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Summer Waters, L.Ac., NTP, CGP, Acupuncturist, Nutritional Therapist

As an Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Nutritional Therapist, & GAPS Practitioner, Summer supports patients' health with Chinese medicine & lifestyle counseling.

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Becky Hale, MS, Counselor, Healing Arts Therapist, Crater Lake Clinic

 Becky Hale, MS, offers psycho-spiritual therapy to clear mental & emotional blocks to well-being.  With over 24 years of experience, she offers a skillful, loving, co-creative healing experience. 

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Midwives

Augustine Colebrook, CPM, LM, Owner & Director

Augustine is a Nationally Certified Professional Midwife and an Oregon State Licensed Midwife serving all of Southern Oregon.

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Amy Hendrickson, CPM, LM

Amy brings a depth of knowledge and experience, a quiet, loving demeanor and a boundless desire to support pregnant and parenting mothers.

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Melissa Hilson, CNM, MSN

Melissa is a Certified Nurse Midwife who is passionate about helping people through the two of the most powerful transitions in life: birth and death.

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Aimee Disharoon, CPM, LM

Quiet and unobtrusive, funny and joyful, Aimee is a blessing to all the families she serves.

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Heather Faith, CPM, LM

Heather's innate trust in the birthing process leads her to be with women in labor, and she loves seeing women claim their independence and power in birth. 

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Midwifery Students

Theresa Dugan

In addition to her apprenticeship, Theresa is also leads our Grants Pass New Mama Morning groups and is one of our home-visiting lactation specialists and a Sacred Pregnancy Instructor.

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Calina Selmanson, Student Midwife

Calina maintains a postpartum doula practice serving families throughout the valley when not at the birth center and enjoys wildcrafting herbs, yoga and practicing "kitchen alchemy" with her husband.

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Audrie Kingzett

Audrie is passionate about providing exceptional postpartum care and excells at helping moms breastfeed successfully.

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Andraya Somerville, BS, RN

Andraya thought she would wait to become a midwife later in her life, but the call of midwifery was too powerful to deny.

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Staff

Anna Cipollone, Office Manager

Anna loves being a part of ensuring that families in our community receive the excellent care she enjoyed at Trillium.  

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Sherri Breslin, Billing Manager

Sherri uses her business savvy to ensure that our Wise Women are reimbursed for the valuable services they provide.

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Alison Duren-Sutherland, Online Media Specialist

Alison is passionate about using her social media savvy to support midwifery, out of hospital birth, and alternative healthcare.

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Melissa Cate, Birth Photographer

It is the raw beauty and emotion of birth that Melissa loves to document most, and she is excited to join the Wise Women team as a birth photographer.

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