Serenity in Motion
Mental Health Clinic
Experienced Mental Health Specialists at Your Service
Serenity in Motion provides quality mental health counseling to individuals, couples, and families in Missoula Montana and the surrounding areas. We also specialize in therapy for children with special needs, and their families. Contact us to learn more.
Nick Lumpkin, LCPC
Nick helps his clients create positive change in their lives, and assists them on their journey of self-actualization. Nick’s therapeutic focus is to lead his individual clients on the path that will help them become what they strive to be in life, through compassion, encouragement, and various therapeutic modalities. He believes that by creating strong therapeutic relationships with clients, they can work toward positive change and happier, healthier lives.
Nick graduated from the University of Montana where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and later his Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. Nick has rendered mental health services in Missoula and surrounding communities for nearly eight years. In addition to rendering services for the community in private practice, he was a clinical therapist at Montana State Prison, where he not only provided therapy for individuals with various needs and conditions, but he also conducted assessments and screenings. Nick has also had the honor of serving in the United States Marine Corps for eight years.
Nick believes that there are many known and unknown barriers in our lives that prevent us from reaching our full potential. With this belief, Nick works with his clients to develop new positive strategies to help them overcome these barriers and begin working toward change and their desired outcomes. Nick strives to build a strong working relationship with his clients in order to continuously move toward becoming the version of themselves they wish to become.
Nick has worked with individuals with psychotic, mood, and personality disorders. He has also worked with individuals who deal with addiction, as well as those who have suffered from trauma. He has experience working with clients with various backgrounds, ethnicities, and sexual orientations.
Nick’s therapeutic orientation posits that most of an individual’s strife stems from dissonance and incongruences within their lives. By developing a strong therapeutic bond, Nick and his clients can begin to tackle these barriers, and help create positive change that will ultimately improve their lives. He accepts his clients as they are, unconditionally.
When Nick is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, fly fishing the majestic lakes, rivers, and streams of Montana, as well as playing soccer, and dabbling in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Becca Kwon, SWLC
Originally from Neenah, Wisconsin, Becca moved to Missoula to finish her Bachelor's in Social Work in 2011. She has had a strong sense of helping people from a very young age. She grew up in her mom's in-home day care, where she helped with taking care of children of all abilities. Throughout obtaining her BSW, she was a teacher at a preschool and continued her passion of working with children. She completed her practicum at CASA of Missoula, where she was an advocate for children in the judicial system. After graduating, she worked at both youth mental health group homes and adult developmentally delayed group homes.
She then worked as a case manager at Winds of Change Mental Health Center and gained a lot of experience and learned about various resources available in Missoula. She wanted to make a bigger impact on the lives of others, so she went back to school to obtain her Master's of Social Work degree from Walla Walla University where she focused on treatment for children and families. For the past few years, Becca has worked at Summit Independent Living, working with people of all ages and abilities ensuring their needs are met in order to live as independently as they wanted.
Becca has expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Therapy, and has experience in working with individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities as well as a wide range of mental illnesses. Specifically, Becca has worked with individuals suffering from PTSD, anxiety, depression, Bi-Polar I, Bi-Polar II, agoraphobia, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, OCD, substance abuse, and others. Becca is a Level 1 Gottman Certified Family therapist. She has experience with individual, group, couple, and family therapy.
Becca meets every client where they are and believes in going at the pace of her client's needs. She believes that building a relationship is what allows a therapeutic relationship to flourish and be successful. She believes the client is the expert of his or her own life, and progress can only be made when the client is ready. By offering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, she feels everyone can be successful and make positive changed in their lives with the proper support.
In her spare time, Becca enjoys being outside. She likes to play soccer, run, go for hikes (individually or with friends), spend time on the river, relax, and cuddling up with her cat.
Becca Gervais Wagner, SWLC
Becca creates a warm and inviting atmosphere to ensure her clients feel as safe as possible throughout every session. Becca’s therapeutic focus is to meet each person where they are at in their journey and to work alongside every person to help them accomplish their goals, together as a team.
Becca operates from a strength-based, trauma-focused and person-centered framework. She incorporates evidenced based techniques including mindfulness meditation, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), narrative therapy, solution-focused brief therapy and art therapy. A core value of Becca’s is her belief that each and every person is worthy and deserving of a fulfilling life.
Becca obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota, as well as a master’s degree in social work from the University of Denver, with a concentration on mental health and trauma. In addition to her work in family practice, Becca is also involved with two local non-profit organizations, assisting youth with disabilities, as well as survivors of sexual abuse.
Becca has worked with individuals of all ages who have physical, developmental, and mental disabilities. Specifically, Becca is trained in working with individuals who have experienced chronic and acute trauma, psychotic, mood, and personality disorders, as well as substance-use and addictive disorders.
Throughout her career, Becca has enjoyed facilitating therapeutic groups; she has seen firsthand the power that connecting with those who have shared experiences can have. Becca has facilitated cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) groups, mindfulness meditation groups, coping skills groups, life skills groups, as well as support groups for individuals who have experienced domestic violence and sexual assault.
During the warmer months, Becca spends her free time camping, hunting for wildflowers, and hiking her two dogs. Becca prides herself on being a person who loves winter, spending nearly every weekend snowboarding throughout Western Montana.
Trish Lamb, APRN
Trish has been in the nursing profession for almost 25 years. She feels strongly about caring for everyone from the young to the wise in years. She grew up in a very small town in eastern North Dakota and graduated in a class of 5 people. She became a mom and worked at that for several years while supporting her husband in the Air Force. She went back to school and she obtained her bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota.
Trish worked several years in long term care in rural ND until she moved to Montana with her husband, a Helena Montana native. After working as a mom of two, a school nurse, a long term care nurse and a hospital rehab nurse she went back to school. She earned her Masters degree as an APRN and FNP from Montana State University. Her degree had an emphasis on rural nursing as that is where she has always lived and worked.
Since graduating 14 years ago Trish has practiced in several areas including in a rural clinic, in home health, in a community health care clinic, in a mission clinic and in mental health care clinics. She recently had her own private practice for several years but has decided to move away from business management and back into team care again. Trish was also the first provider in Montana to obtain a Master of Psychopharmacology Certification through the Neuroscience Education Institute. Trish provides medication management for various issues including unipolar depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia disorders and many more. She also addresses all of the cascading problems people experience with mental health issues like sleep disturbances. Trish offers straight forward advice and treatment plans.
Trish has a husband of 30 years, two adult children, a bonus daughter (in-law) and two beautiful granddaughters. Trish loves camping, reading, her yorkies and being with her family in her spare time. She is excited to be seeing new and previous clients through Serenity in Motion. It is her passion to help others feel the best they can whether that is through improving mood, function, improving sleep or otherwise, she believes complete wellness takes a holistic approach.