Our team, consisting of a a licensed psychologist, board certified medical doctor, physician assistants, master’s level therapists, bachelor’s level professionals, and para-professionals, works cooperatively to provide comprehensive, individualized treatment to each child and their family. We serve clients throughout Canyon County, Ada County and surrounding areas.
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CenterPointe, Inc., opened in 2003 when founder Christine Kildow, Ph.D., recognized a need for a professional clinic focused solely on children and their families, offering a full range of behavioral and mental healthcare services under one roof. Dr. Kildow’s doctoral training in developmental and child psychology inspired her to establish CenterPointe, where children and families receive the highest level of professional care. As clinic director, Dr. Kildow remains actively involved in the day-to-day operations of CenterPointe.
Dr. Kildow received a doctorate in Developmental and Child Psychology from the University of Kansas, and a Master’s in Human Development from the University of Kansas. She completed a clinical internship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and a clinical traineeship in Developmental and Other Chronic Handicapping Disorders at the University of Kansas Medical Center Child Development Unit. Further, Dr. Kildow worked extensively in an ADHD clinic with other healthcare providers while receiving her clinical training at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Boise State.
Janette joined the CenterPointe team as a clinician in 2011. She then became the Director of Clinical Services in 2016. Janette graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Walla Walla University in 2004. She then earned her Master of Social Work degree from Walla Walla University in 2005. She has been practicing therapy since 2006 and earned her Clinical Licensure through the state of Idaho in 2008. Janette has a passion for helping people and enjoys working with people of all ages. She has experience addressing a variety of mental health, family, and social issues, including: anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, family conflicts, bullying, self-harming, and change of life events.
Todd joined CenterPointe in 2007 as a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist and then became a clinician in 2014, and became the director of the DDA program in 2020 and then became the CBRS Program Director in 2023. Todd received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Brigham Young University- Idaho in 2007 and a master’s degree in social work from Northwest Nazarene University in 2014. Todd has over 18 years of experience working with children, adults, and families to improve their quality of life and their interpersonal relationships.
Daniel joined CenterPointe in 2022. Daniel received his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University, Pocatello Idaho. He works with children, adolescents, and adults.
Preston joined CenterPointe in 2017 as a CBRS and BI Specialist. Preston received his Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences in 2016 from Boise State University, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a Healthcare Emphasis from Northwest Nazarene University in 2019, a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University in 2022, and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2023. Preston has been working in mental and behavioral health settings since 2010, and is passionate about using behavior interventions to help children and their families.
Tara joined CenterPointe in 2015 as a Community-Based Rehabilitation Specialist. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Oklahoma State University in 2010. Tara has had various roles since joining the CenterPointe team in 2015. As a Team Lead in 2016, she became a mentor to new employees and then earned her Behavior Intervention certification in early 2017. She began working in the Quality Assurance program in 2018 before becoming the Quality Assurance Manager in 2022. In spring of 2023, Tara stepped into a new role as CenterPointe’s Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) Program Manager. Tara provides ongoing staff training and coordinates TBS, CBRS, and YES Respite services for children, adolescents, and their families.
Natalie received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Weber State University. She joined CenterPointe in 2011 as the Human Resource Coordinator. She oversees recruitment, hiring, the training process, and administers and monitors the benefit programs. She is organized and efficient and enjoys collaborating with the management team to create the best work environment for CenterPointe employees.