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Wellness Partners Hawaii, Inc.

MENTAL HEALTHCARE,

ONLINE

Discover, Revitalize, Move Forward

About this Clinic

WE WORK WITH CLIENTS ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS

We accept HMSA (HMO, PPO, FED, EUTF, other BCBS plans), UHA, HMAA, and MultiPlan (MPI/PHCS, HMA).  

 

We do not participate with Quest, Medicaid, or Medicare plans at this time.

Are you looking for professionals to work with who are compassionate and puts you at ease? We will assist you with achieving your goals to help you be your best. Together, we will collaborate to develop an individualized plan facilitating stability and further growth and development. This includes medication management, therapy, and coaching for lifestyle modifications. We also have genetic testing available to find the right medication that could work for you.  We will work together to assess your goals, consider the best approaches to meet them, and continue to find ways to improve yourself, relationships, work, and overall life. We can work in a fluid and flexible fashion to enhance your life.

We utilize internet/smart phone application based follow-up appointments with an easy to use, HIPAA-compliant website from the comfort of wherever you are. We are skilled to treat many psychiatric issues. Follow-up appointments are simple and easier.

We work with clients on all islands.  Our initial visit will be in person or over the internet with follow-up appointments over the internet and periodic in-person appointments.  

"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
 you touch everything.
"

- Lao Tzu 

Our Team

Bradley Kuo, M.Ed., MSN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Bradley is Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  He has a Masters of Education in Counseling.  He works with our patients to complete medication evaluation and on-going management.  Bradley is one of the first Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) providers in Hawaii and has watched as this type of therapy has changed lives.  Bradley started Wellness Partners Hawaii, Inc in March 2018 after seeing a great need for providers across the State of Hawaii.  His vision included more mental health providers to meet the growing need and awareness of mental health issues in the lives of the community members around us.  Bringing awareness and decreasing the stigma of mental health is important to Bradley and important to Wellness Partners Hawaii, Inc.  

Jess Logan, LCSW, PMH-C

Jess Logan, LCSW, PMH-C has worked in the mental health field for 10 years and strives to provide a safe, supportive and caring environment for clients. Jess believes that therapy can help people of all ages to gain a greater awareness of themselves and their own abilities. She works with adolescents and adults and specializes in maternal mental health, LGBTQ populations, stress management, anxiety, depression, PTSD, grief and trauma. In addition to her clinical training through a Master's program at New York University, she has a specialized certification in Perinatal Mental Health through Postpartum Support International.When Jess isn't working, she loves exploring various trails and beaches, and spending time outdoors with friends and family.

Anna Daddario, LCSW, CSAC

Anna has over ten years experience in counseling, with a specialty in depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and addictions.  Raised in Hawaii, she is familiar with the stressors that go into living a meaningful lifestyle in the islands, and how to make the most of the resources here.  Anna has experience working with couples, veterans, families, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing.

 
 

About this Clinic

WE WORK WITH CLIENTS ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THROUGH OUR ONLINE CLINIC

We accept HMSA (HMO, PPO, FED, EUTF, other BCBS plans), UHA, HMAA, MultiPlan (MPI/PHCS, HMA), VA Choice, and Tricare. The only Quest plan we participate with is AlohaCare.  We do not participate with any other Quest, Medicaid, or Medicare plans at this time.

Are you looking for professionals to work with who are compassionate and puts you at ease? We will assist you with achieving your goals to help you be your best. Together, we will collaborate to develop an individualized plan facilitating stability and further growth and development. This includes medication management, therapy, and coaching for lifestyle modifications. We also have genetic testing available to find the right medication that could work for you.  We will work together to assess your goals, consider the best approaches to meet them, and continue to find ways to improve yourself, relationships, work, and overall life. We can work in a fluid and flexible fashion to enhance your life.

We utilize internet/smart phone application based follow-up appointments with an easy to use, HIPAA-compliant website from the comfort of wherever you are. We are skilled to treat many psychiatric issues. Follow-up appointments are simple and easier.

We work with clients on all islands.  Our initial visit will be in person or over the internet with follow-up appointments over the internet and periodic in-person appointments. 

We are a benzodiazepine (Ativan, Xanax, Valium, etc.) free clinic and It is our policy not to prescribe them.

"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
 you touch everything.
"

- Lao Tzu 

Our Team

Dr. Bradley Kuo, DNP, M.Ed., FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP

Bradley is Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  He has a Masters of Education in Counseling.  He works with our patients to complete medication evaluation and on-going management.  Bradley is one of the first Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) providers in Hawaii and has watched as this type of therapy has changed lives.  Bradley started Wellness Partners Hawaii, Inc in March 2018 after seeing a great need for providers across the State of Hawaii.  His vision included more mental health providers to meet the growing need and awareness of mental health issues in the lives of the community members around us.  Bringing awareness and decreasing the stigma of mental health is important to Bradley and important to Wellness Partners Hawaii, Inc.  

Katelyn Jones, PMHNP-BC

Katelyn is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with 5 years of experience working in mental health. She started her career as a Registered Nurse on an adult inpatient psychiatric unit where she cared for individuals in crisis. Her experience includes working with adults with acute and chronic depression, anxiety disorders, grief, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance use disorders, and PTSD. She currently works with adults to provide ongoing medication management. She strives to foster a therapeutic relationship with her clients so they feel heard and understood. She has lived in Hawaii for 3 years now and feels at home here. She enjoys hiking and spending time at the beach in her free time.

Anna Daddario, LCSW, CSAC

Anna has over ten years experience in counseling, with a specialty in depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and addictions.  Raised in Hawaii, she is familiar with the stressors that go into living a meaningful lifestyle in the islands, and how to make the most of the resources here.  Anna has experience working with couples, veterans, families, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing.

Mary Komomua, LCSW

Mary has over a decade of experience in providing services to vulnerable people when they need help the most, as well as when they want to maintain a level of stability. Anxiety, depression, grief, and adjustment disorders are some of the reasons why individuals and couples have reached out Mary for support. She has extensive experience in working with survivors of trauma and domestic violence. 

Chelsea Wong, PsyD

Chelsea Wong is a licensed clinical psychologist. Born and raised in Hawai‘i, she received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology, Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University in Oregon. Dr. Wong returned to Hawaii and completed her predoctoral internship at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Indian Health of Minneapolis. Dr. Wong has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Her professional interests include working with diverse and underserved populations, palliative care, grief and bereavement, and historical and intergenerational trauma. Dr. Wong is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, JABSOM.

WE WORK WITH CLIENTS ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THROUGH OUR ONLINE CLINIC

We accept HMSA (HMO, PPO, FED, EUTF, other BCBS plans), UHA, HMAA, MultiPlan (MPI/PHCS, HMA), VA Choice, and Tricare. The only Quest plan we participate with is AlohaCare.  We do not participate with any other Quest, Medicaid, or Medicare plans at this time.

Are you looking for professionals to work with who are compassionate and puts you at ease? We will assist you with achieving your goals to help you be your best. Together, we will collaborate to develop an individualized plan facilitating stability and further growth and development. This includes medication management, therapy, and coaching for lifestyle modifications. We also have genetic testing available to find the right medication that could work for you.  We will work together to assess your goals, consider the best approaches to meet them, and continue to find ways to improve yourself, relationships, work, and overall life. We can work in a fluid and flexible fashion to enhance your life.

We utilize internet/smart phone application based follow-up appointments with an easy to use, HIPAA-compliant website from the comfort of wherever you are. We are skilled to treat many psychiatric issues. Follow-up appointments are simple and easier.

We work with clients on all islands.  Our initial visit will be in person or over the internet with follow-up appointments over the internet and periodic in-person appointments. 

We are a benzodiazepine (Ativan, Xanax, Valium, etc.) free clinic and It is our policy not to prescribe them.

- Lao Tzu 

"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
 you touch everything.
"

Our Team

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Dr. Bradley Kuo, DNP, M.Ed., FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP

Bradley is Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  He has a Masters of Education in Counseling. He works with our patients to complete medication evaluation and on-going management.  Bradley is one of the first Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) providers in Hawaii and has watched as this type of therapy has changed lives. Bradley started Wellness Partners Hawaii, Inc in March 2018 after seeing a great need for providers across the State of Hawaii.  His vision included more mental health providers to meet the growing need and awareness of mental health issues in the lives of the community members around us.  Bringing awareness and decreasing the stigma of mental health is important to Bradley and important to Wellness Partners Hawaii, Inc.  

Katelyn Jones, PMHNP-BC

Katelyn is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with 5 years of experience working in mental health. She started her career as a Registered Nurse on an adult inpatient psychiatric unit where she cared for individuals in crisis. Her experience includes working with adults with acute and chronic depression, anxiety disorders, grief, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance use disorders, and PTSD. She currently works with adults to provide ongoing medication management. She strives to foster a therapeutic relationship with her clients so they feel heard and understood. She has lived in Hawaii for 3 years now and feels at home here. She enjoys hiking and spending time at the beach in her free time.

Tania Lynch, MSN, MPH, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Tania Lynch, MSN, MPH, APRN, PMHNP-BC is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  She started her nursing career working in Emergency Psychiatry and in Emergency Departments, where she recognized a high need for quality and accessible psychiatric care for many individuals.  This prompted her to pursue her certification as a PMHNP, and she embraces working with clients of all ages and various psychiatric conditions and needs.  She has experience working with diverse clients, and welcomes the opportunity to understand how each client’s unique life experiences have impacted their mental health and approach to mental wellness.   She is passionate about partnering with clients to meet them where they are at, and assisting clients to establish and reach their own goals for mental wellbeing.

 

Prior to becoming a nurse, Tania served on active duty in the Army and has been associated with the military community for over 20 years.  She has a special interest in working with veterans, active duty and family members.  She is also passionate about providing quality maternal mental healthcare and appreciates the opportunity to support women struggling with the spectrum of issues to include infertility, loss, pregnancy and postpartum struggles. She is currently a fellow with The Integrative Psychiatry Institute and is excited to provide education and insight on holistic approaches and resources, in conjunction with conventional psychiatric care.

 

In her free time, Tania enjoys time with her family, exploring nature, traveling to new places and is committed to life-long learning.

Psychologist

Dr. Chelsea Wong, PsyD

Chelsea Wong is a licensed clinical psychologist. Born and raised in Hawai‘i, she received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology, Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University in Oregon. Dr. Wong returned to Hawaii and completed her predoctoral internship at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Indian Health Board of Minneapolis. Dr. Wong has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Her professional interests include working with diverse and underserved populations, palliative care, grief and bereavement, and historical and intergenerational trauma. Dr. Wong is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, JABSOM.

Licensed Clinical Social Workers

Anna Torres, LCSW, CSAC

Anna has over ten years experience in counseling, with a specialty in depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and addictions.  Raised in Hawaii, she is familiar with the stressors that go into living a meaningful lifestyle in the islands, and how to make the most of the resources here.  Anna has experience working with couples, veterans, families, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing.

Mary Komomua, LCSW

Mary has over a decade of experience in providing services to vulnerable people when they need help the most, as well as when they want to maintain a level of stability. Anxiety, depression, grief, and adjustment disorders are some of the reasons why individuals and couples have reached out Mary for support. She has extensive experience in working with survivors of trauma and domestic violence. 

Melissa ( Missy) Hightower, LCSW

Missy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 5 years of experience working in the field of behavioral and mental health. Missy has worked in various levels of care including residential hospitalization, partial hospitalization, school based behavioral health, and outpatient services. Missy’s passion is to serve Hawaii’s youth and their families, but is also experienced in providing services for adults with mental health conditions. Missy’s professional interests include individual and family therapy for children and adolescents with Anxiety Disorders, Depression and Mood Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and Eating Disorders. Missy’s strengths lie in her ability to integrate evidence based practices with a “talk story” approach to join with clients who might otherwise be wary of engaging in the therapeutic process. 

David Nabea, LCSW

David is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a graduate of the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work at Manoa. David has a keen interest in providing services to youth and also enjoys working with adults. With over 6 years of working with multiple agencies on the Island of Oahu, David’s ability to build relationships coupled with an understanding of the local culture amongst others, has played a crucial role in the success of his clients. Some of his areas of interest include Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), ADHD, PTSD, Depression (and other mood disorders), and Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD). During his free time, David enjoys a good game of tennis and/or billiards.

Lana Lipe, LCSW

Lana is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over four years of experience. She is a graduate from the University of Maryland School of Social Work, where she began her professional work with adults, women, and veterans. Lana is an ally who specializes in providing LGBTQIA+ affirmative treatment and offers a safe space for personal growth and self-acceptance. Lana offers trauma-informed and strengths-based support to clients who want to overcome the challenges keeping them from living the authentic and connected life they desire.

Alyssa Schoenfeld, LCSW

Alyssa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with seven years of experience working with some of Hawaii’s most vulnerable and underserved populations. She grew up in Honolulu, graduated with a Bachelor's in Psychology from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, and received a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has experience working with veterans, seniors, and families particularly in the areas of grief and loss, anxiety, and depression. Alyssa has experience providing solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness practices to empower those she works with to achieve their goals.

Christina Benito, LCSW

Christina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Hawaii & California. She has experience working with adults from different backgrounds, in various stages of their life on issues such as anxiety, depression, life transition, and trauma. Some of Christina’s professional interests include grief & loss, maternal mental health, neurobiology of trauma, and military mental health. Christina is passionate about helping others make positive changes in their lives through empowerment, education, and compassion. She believes in the person-centered approach and seeks to offer a safe space for her clients to come as they are.

Office Manager

Meng-Ling Erik Kuo, D. Arch

Erik is known as the Renaissance man. After earning his Doctorate of Architecture degree, he spent two years studying Culinary and Pastry Arts and participated in several culinary competitions. Erik's love for working with people led him to the customer service industry with Apple and is currently working as a flight attendant with Hawaiian Airlines. Erik has a combined customer service experience of over 10 years. Erik enjoys traveling, cooking, baking, photography, crocheting and figure skating.  

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SERVICES

PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION

This evaluation encompasses a holistic exploration of who you are. We will review your current concerns and past experiences to form a treatment plan together.

MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

There are several different ways to achieve the results you may be looking for, medication is one possibility. We may review different medication options that may be right for you.  Genetic testing is available to assess best medication considerations. 

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

You might find individual therapy one way that may be effective in achieving the results you want. We can use technology and various methods to meet your goals. 

FAMILY THERAPY

We may include family and friends to be part of your treatment team.  Your loved ones know you best, their support and encouragement could assist you to meet your goals.

 

GET IN TOUCH

Call or Text:  808.379.6656  Fax:  844.456.1151 

We may be able to respond quicker if you send us a message!

MAILING ADDRESS

P.O. Box 26062
Honolulu, HI 96825

 

OFFICE LOCATIONS

OAHU (Main Office)

850 W. Hind Drive Suite 210

Honolulu, HI 96821

MAUI

135 S. Wakea Ave. Suite 213

Kahului, HI 96732

BIG ISLAND

79-7460 Mamalahoa Hwy Suite 110

Kealakekua, HI 96750

 

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