Jamie Vanderlinden, LCSW, LAC
Behavioral Health Provider
Jamie VanderLinden is the Director of Behavioral Health and the Child Evaluation Center at Southwest Montana Community Health Center. She is dually licensed as a Clinical Social Worker and Addiction Counselor. Jamie has 16 years of experience in social work in various roles including child protective services, child forensic interviewer, and behavioral health therapist. Jamie is a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) for Silver Bow, Deer Lodge, and Beaverhead Counties. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Consumer and Community Studies at the University of Utah, graduating with honors in 2005 and later earned her master’s in social work from Walla Walla University in Missoula, Montana. Jamie has experience and knowledge in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, problem solving therapy, solution focused therapy, motivational interviewing, forensic interviewing, and SBIRT. Jamie works with patients experiencing depression, anxiety, chronic pain, trauma, grief, substance use, and situational stressors. Jamie provides direct care to both youth and adult patients using brief, solution-focused therapies, and she works collaboratively with law enforcement, county attorneys, and other community professionals. In her free time, Jamie enjoys exploring the outdoors, especially hiking with her family and dog.