Meet Our Staff

Meet the Staff:

Josie Barry works with kids and adults from all different types of backgrounds. She currently has an educational Doctorate in Community and Care Counseling, a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and a BA in Christian Counseling.  Her specialties include Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression and personality disorders.

Josie loves to bike ride, read books and spend time learning about new counseling techniques.  She especially enjoys being with her hubby, and two doggies just hanging out at home.

Josie is also an LPC supervisor. If you are an intern looking to complete your Master’s degrees in counseling, please give us a call to discuss possible internships in Delta Junction, AK.

Jason Goldsmith has been practicing here in Alaska for almost a year now and is truly enjoying himself here learning about his new home. He is a Clinical Mental Health Therapist with an eclectic approach to counseling. What this means for his clients is that he will join them in their struggle on their terms and apply his knowledge to fit their needs. His counseling is client-oriented, and solution-focused to work with a variety of conditions and situations. He has worked with court-mandated individuals to meet requirements of Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, and other issues. He works with couples to improve communication and parenting skills. He has several areas of interest and specific study which include

PTSD, Intimate Partner Violence, Depression, Anxiety, and how they manifest with other issues. His hope is to help clients become the strongest version of themselves that they can be.

Douglas Stossmeister was born and raised in Delta Junction and is ready to serve his community in any way that he can. He has worked at Hats of Wisdom as a Client Care Coordinator for a over a year now and works to fix any of your needs that you may have. Working in the office, setting clients up on the patient portal, managing social media, and scheduling appointments with him and a clinician are some of the many things that he does as a CCC. He also works diligently on scheduling you the best-suited counselor for your needs. He is here to help you start your journey in building a foundation for a positive mental health state.

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” J. K. Rowling


Tierney Taylor was born and raised in Alaska. She has had her best friend, Koa, by her side for the last seven years. Koa is covered in fur and has terrible table manners (she’s a dog). Growing up, she always wanted to work in the medical field. She is currently working towards her medical billing and coding diploma. Her goal has always been to help those unable to help themselves.She’s currently employed with Hats of Wisdom as the billing and office manager. She is truly grateful to work here with all of the good-hearted staff. This company truly cares about its clients and staff. She sees many opportunities for growth within herself and within the company.


“Be strong and courageous, do not be discouraged. For the Lord, your God will be with you wherever you go. ”

Joshua 1:9 By the Lord!

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