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16155 N 83rd Ave Suite 211 Peoria, AZ 85382

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WHO WE ARE

About Foundations for Change

At Foundations for Change, we’re dedicated to delivering high quality, innovative mental healthcare and psychiatric services. Our staff is a multidisciplinary team of prescribing providers and therapists, offering a range of mental health services for ADHD, depression, OCD, autism, eating disorders, anxiety, sexual and physical trauma, and PTSD. We have advanced training in child and adolescent psychiatry and we specialize in difficult-to-treat depression and trauma in adults, as well as care for military and first responders. Our approach at Foundations for Change is holistic, making sure to acknowledge all factors that may be contributing to the illness.

OUR TEAM

Bonnie Lenyard | FNP-C PMHNP-BC

Bonnie specializes in treating anxiety, depression, PTSD and ADHD. With experience in general neurology and psychiatric medicine, Bonnie is dedicated to critically assessing her clients’ symptoms and providing them with the most accurate diagnosis and best care possible.

Bonnie has been working as Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) since 2014 in general neurology managing a variety of patients such as those with seizure disorders, MS, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, stroke, brain injuries and diseases (such as pseudotumor cerebri), Grave’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Turner’s syndrome, Potts’s disease, Spinal cord injuries and migraines.

Bonnie works with patients of all ages to help achieve better mental health. She is dual certified in both Family Practice and Psychiatric Mental Health disciplines. She has been in healthcare for over 32 years, a Registered Nurse for over 27 years with her last eight years as RN at Mayo Clinic in surgery. She has always considered it a privilege to be able to help others and enjoys learning about new products and techniques to help her patients.

Bonnie enjoys volunteer work, such as working with Free Arts for Abused Children AZ, a non-profit organization that provides free art and music lessons to at-risk children in the foster and detention system. She has been married for 27 years to her USAF retired husband. They have four children and she is also a USAF veteran herself, serving four years active and four years active reserve during nursing school.

OUR TEAM

Jania Davis | DNP, PMHNP-BC

Dr. Jania Davis is a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who specializes in treating children and adolescents with 18 years of experience in the family behavioral health field. She is dedicated to pursuing the latest and most advanced treatments and interventions available in psychiatry today.

Her experience in acute child and adolescent psychiatry cultivated a passion to treat at-risk youth by bringing consistency and stability to the lives of children and adolescents who feel unheard, find it difficult to communicate their needs, feel dysfunction, inconsistency, or have experienced trauma. Jania combines psychopharmacological and psychotherapeutic approaches, with an individualized treatment plan to find a consistent and strong foundation for self-awareness and behavior change focusing on patient autonomy, psychoeducation and incorporating a thorough multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to wellness.

Jania brings nearly two decades of experience in the family behavioral health field. Her experience as a psychiatric nurse is in multiple treatment settings for children, adults, and geriatrics. As a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, she has treated and diagnosed mental health disorders in geriatric psychiatry, chemical dependency, adult general mental, child and adolescents in the acute inpatient and outpatient settings with extensive experience with the adolescent population. In 2021, Jania and her team at St. Luke’s Behavioral Health won the MercyCare RISE Award for Advocacy and Collaboration for developing and implementing a specialized program for youth victims of sex trafficking.

Jania completed her Doctoral studies, Magna Cum Laude at Arizona State University. Her practice philosophy begins with a foundational and unwavering belief in the human ability to succeed with change and resiliency.

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OUR TEAM

Heather Brady | LPC

After receiving her master’s degree with distinction in clinical mental health counseling, Heather’s journey as an individual and group therapist began in residential treatment, where she specialized in acceptance and commitment therapy, as well as trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, with diverse youth and their families.

Her clinical work includes skill-coping development, attachment and communication improvements, and behavioral modification. Heather also worked as clinical coordinator and continues to serve her community as supervisor for various mental health programs as well as developer of human trafficking awareness and recovery programs in both residential and outpatient settings. 

As an Arizona native, Heather spent her youth as a devoted singer, dancer, and actor. Through many life challenge, including sustaining a performance injury, Heather cultivated the seeds planted through spirituality, therapy, and determination to grow and thrive beyond life’s obstacles. Heather’s career path and life experiences have exposed her to a wide variety of individuals from all walks of life who have shared their wisdom, supporting her in her transition from performer to therapist, and she has never looked back. For Heather, there has never been a more meaningful and valued role than that of a healing helper. 

Heather chose to become a therapist to contribute to the enlightenment of humankind. She believes in providing a transcendent experience for all, thereby tailoring therapy to each individual’s unique needs. Heather’s education and experience have taught her to celebrate each person’s story as they all deserve honor. Through this honor of our stories, may we find peace.

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HIGH EXPERTISE

Our team specializes in a variety of mental health areas

Mood Disorders in Young Children

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Post Traumatic Stress and Psychotic Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Sexual And Physical Trauma in Children and Adolescents

ADHD in Children and Adolescents

OCD in Children and Adolescents

Extensive Combat Environment Training and Experience , including Crisis Management and Assessment and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Disorders within a military context

Extensive First Responder Training and Experience, including: Training With Police And Fire Departments, Crisis Management, and Assessment and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Disorders within a First Responder Context.

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