Mercedes (She/her/Ella) is a student at Idaho State University in the Clinical Mental Health Program. As a gestalt counselor she believes people are made of many parts and her clients are the experts of their own life journey. Mercedes has been selected as a 2023 NBCC Fellow which means she has dedicated her career to provide services to BIPOC who have been incarcerated. She specializes in working with adolescence, adults, anxiety, grief, and more. During her free time Mercedes enjoys being outdoors with her dogs, traveling and attending concerts. She provides counseling services in Spanish and English.