The state disciplines health care providers

For immediate release: July 12, 2022 (22-102)

Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471
Public inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service 360-236-4700

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary action or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers in our state.

The department’s Division of Health Systems Quality Assurance works with boards, commissions and advisory committees to set licensing standards for more than 80 health care professions (eg, dentists, nurses, counselors). Information about disciplinary actions taken against physicians and physician assistants can be found on the Washington Medical Commission (WMC) website. Questions regarding WMC disciplinary action may be sent to [email protected]

Information about health care providers is on the agency’s website. Click on “Apply for a health care provider license” in the “How do I?” section of the Department of Health website (doh.wa.gov). The site includes information about a health care provider’s license status, their credential expiration and renewal dates, disciplinary actions, and copies of legal documents issued after July 1998. This information is also available by calling 360-236 -4700. Consumers who feel that a health care provider has acted unprofessionally are encouraged to call and report their complaint.

Benton County

In June 2022, the Board of Physical Therapy commissioned the physical therapist Amy Lynn Lewis, formerly known as Amy Lynn Stone (PT60902515), for unprofessional conduct. Lewis allegedly failed to comply with a substance use monitoring program required as a condition of her license.

Chelan County

In June 2022, the Board of Optometry agreed to reactivate, with conditions, the optometrist license of Lisa Lachelle Robinson (OD00003122). Robinson, who agreed to the terms, will have her credentials placed on probation for at least three years, must practice with a mentor and receive or continue counseling, among other things. In 2018, the Idaho State Board of Optometry put her credentials on supervised probation for at least five years, but Robinson did not disclose that on her Washington licensure application.

Clark County

In June 2022, the Nursing Assistant Program commissioned the certified nursing assistant Amy Lynn Kreuz (NC60519891) with unprofessional conduct. Kreuz allegedly used a home care client’s debit card to make multiple withdrawals totaling about $1,800 shortly after the client died.

Cowlitz County

In June 2022, the health secretary ended probation for the counselor license associated with the agency of Christopher Nicholas Munson (CG61027037).

Franklin County

In May 2022, the health secretary conditionally granted a certified behavior technician license to Kathleen Marie McIntosh (CB61249067). Between 2011 and 2020, McIntosh was convicted of several felonies and serious misdemeanors, including forgery, driving under the influence and theft. She agreed to contact a substance use monitoring program for evaluation. If she does not need to register, her credentials will be placed on probation for at least two years, she will have professional supervision in her practice and submit quarterly performance evaluations.

King County

In June 2022, the Unlicensed Practice Program was announced Martha Montes for its intent to issue a cease and desist order. Montes allegedly placed online ads for massage therapy and scheduled a massage with an investigator, but she does not have a license in Washington.

In June 2022, the Psychology Examining Board commissioned the psychologist Marsha A. Hedrick (PY00000606) with unprofessional conduct. Hedrick allegedly used the racially biased term, “dragon mom” during a court-ordered investigation of a parent. She also allegedly failed to produce a copy of the disclosure form signed by the parent.

In June 2022 the Secretary of Health ordered Download Sakchai Sribuaphuan Free Mp3 to stop engaging in massage therapy in Washington.

In June 2022, the health secretary reinstated the massage therapist Amber Guy (MA00021146).

Kitsap County

In May 2022, the Secretary of State denied the Home Care Allowance application Jay Joseph Cesart Remigio Tionquiao (HM61232864). Tionquiao was charged with theft in Kitsap County Superior Court. Under state law, a long-term care worker with certain pending charges is disqualified from working with vulnerable people.

Pierce County

In May 2022, the Psychology Examining Board finalized the requirements for psychologist licensure Philip J. Frank (PY00000510) although his practice now permanently excludes court-ordered therapy or treatment, reconciliation therapy, and parenting evaluations.

In June 2022, the Unlicensed Practice Program was announced Alisha Burns for its intent to issue a cease and desist order. Burns allegedly performed unlicensed massage therapy when she offered vacuum therapy, a non-invasive massage technique, to patients at Perfect Peach, LLC, a business she owns.

Snohomish County

In June 2022 the Secretary of Health ordered Steven Roy Miller stop engaging in mental health counseling in Washington unless he obtains a license. Miller advertised on his Facebook page that he was a psychologist who practiced hypnotherapy and marriage counseling, although he does not hold a license for either of those credentials.

In June 2022, the secretary of health completed the requirements for the certified emergency medical technician license of Richard Lee Mansfield (ES01165943).

Spokane County

In June 2022, the Substance Use Disorder Program commissioned a substance use disorder professional Fleet Montgomery Daly (CP60890141) with unprofessional conduct. Daly allegedly admitted to using cocaine, a controlled substance, and allegedly grabbed his girlfriend by the neck, kicked and slapped her, resulting in physical injury. He was arrested for assault in October 2021.

Walla Walla County

In June 2022, the Social Worker and Nursing Assistant Programs commissioned the Independent Clinical Social Worker and Certified Nursing Assistant Rhaejon Monique Ongers (LW00009729, NC60951019) with unprofessional conduct. Ongers allegedly attended a work meeting with bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and slurred movements, and a test allegedly showed she had a high blood alcohol level.

Whatcom County

In June 2022, the Home Care Aide Program hired home care aide Anna Kay Leamon (HM60814602) with unprofessional conduct. Leamon allegedly received a $1,200 gift from a patient in whose home he lived. Leamon also allegedly shared a patient’s medical information with an unrelated third party.

Note to editors: Health care providers accused of unprofessional conduct have 20 days to respond in writing to the Department of Health. The case then enters the resolution process. If no disciplinary agreement is reached, the case will go to a hearing.

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