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Our Mission

Thrivology is a private counseling group dedicated to helping you move past your daily struggles and understand what it means to thrive. Our mission is simple. We promote healing in a comprehensive way through respectful treatment in a warm and nurturing environment.

Counseling Services



Individual counseling allows for focused time and attention on the issues you want addressed.



Couples counseling primarily addresses the relationship. Individual issues may arise during the course of treatment.



Treating the whole family addresses dysfunctional dynamics and patterns, especially communication.



 Christian counseling based on biblical principles regarding issues you want addressed.

Mental Health Coaching

Individual and Marriage Coaching to get you back on track.


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The word thrive is a verb and is defined as “to prosper or flourish”. We want to help you flourish in your life. It's difficult to do that when life is filled with pain or hurt or fear. We provide competent, compassionate care. Our experience will help you through the valleys of life so that you can thrive, not just survive!

Meet our Team


Jeffrey Scogin, MA, LCPC

Jeffrey has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Western Seminary. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with 29 years of experience. He enjoys working with those who have experienced abuse or trauma and their effects. Jeffrey is trained in EMDR Level 2, the preferred modality to work with trauma. He also works with people experiencing depression, anxiety, sexual disorders/dysfunctions, sexual addictions, and enjoys helping couples in distress or those wanting to enrich their marriage. He is available to present workshops and seminars on mental health topics, and enjoys public speaking. Jeffrey and his wife have been married since 1991. They live in Kalispell and have 4 children.

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Todd Call, MS, LMFT LCPC

Todd has a Master of Science degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Harding University and has been a therapist for over 26 years. He has extensive experience with teenagers and families treating relational problems, addictions and behavioral problems. He has worked with couples, neglected and abused children, eating disorders, and ADD in a variety of settings including schools, residential treatment programs, hospitals, outpatient community services and private practice. Todd has also taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy at two universities. He is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Association for Christian Counseling, and he is trained in EMDR Level 2. Todd lives in Kalispell with his wife and seven children.

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Frances Gryl, MS, Ed.S., LCPC

Franny has a Master of Science degree in Family and Child Development from Virginia Tech and an Education Specialist degree from the University of Montana. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Franny has worked with individuals, families, and groups in a variety of settings, including private practice, community mental health, outpatient therapy, and therapeutic boarding schools for teens. Earlier in her career, she was a pioneer in the field of wilderness therapy, combining outdoor adventures with therapeutic goals and outcomes. Franny’s warm and nurturing style make for an easy connection with those who are seeking support for life's challenges. She is gifted at working with women and children and her clients have ranged from age 3 to 93. Franny now resides in Eureka, MT.

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Roy McDaniel, MA, LCPC

Roy has a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. He works with teenagers, adults and enjoys counseling married couples. Many of his clients have suffered from traumatic events or deal with varying levels of anxiety. Roy has been working with youth for more than 15 years in many different capacities, including coaching and mentoring, and is trained in EMDR Level 2. He is also a school counselor at a K-8 school and has a second Masters in Education degree in School Counseling. He loves the outdoors and playing several different sports as well as coaching. Roy is married and lives in Whitefish with his three children.

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Nichole Fisher, MA, PCLC

Nichole Fisher, MA, PCLC

Nikki has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Crown College. She enjoys working individually with teenagers, children and adults, as well as counseling married couples. Nikki has worked for 17 years with youth as a coach and mentor, as well as running programs for local camps. She has also worked with women individually and in groups in the ministry setting. She loves sports, being outdoors, and any activity with her family.  Nikki currently lives in Columbia Falls with her husband and college age children.

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Kristen Arnold, M.Ed., LCPC

Kristi has a Masters of Education in School Counseling from West Chester University. She worked as a school counselor at the Elementary and High School levels before becoming a Professional Counselor. She has extensive experience with families and youth, and enjoys working with adults and couples. Many of her clients have dealt with anxiety, depression and trauma. Kristi has been married since 1997 and lives in Kalispell with their two college age children. .

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Mara Hruby, MSW

Mara Hruby, MSW, SWLC

Mara has a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Carrol College. She has worked with at-risk youth, older adults, and those experiencing health crises. Mara has implemented programs aimed at fostering  positive behavioral changes through experiential learning in the outdoors. Her empathetic approach and strong communication skills have enabled her to build trust and rapport with young clients. Mara's ability to listen attentively and provide personalized care has made a significant impact on the well-being of many clients and their families. In her spare time, you can find Mara adventuring with her husband, climbing mountains, skiing, mountain biking, and exploring beautiful landscapes.


Mark Weston, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC

Dr. Weston has over 43 years in ministry and 26 years of experience in the field of counseling. He has an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Psychology and Counseling, and holds professional licensure in Montana, Texas, and Colorado. His experience includes marriage and family counseling, men’s issues, and counseling clergy who struggle with emotional distress. Dr. Weston also serves as an adjunct professor of psychology and counseling, teaching and writing curriculum for Liberty University, and also locally for Montana Christian College. Internationally, Dr. Weston has travelled annually to many countries teaching as a guest professor at different universities, and conducting marriage workshops and intensives. He is a National Certified Counselor, and holds membership with the American Counseling Association, and American Association of Christian Counselors. Dr. Weston lives in Kalispell with his wife of 37 years, and his son is a junior at Montana Tech University in Butte.

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Lisa Marek, Mental Health Coach

Lisa Marek is an ordained Pastor, Certified Life Coach, Certified Parent Coach, and SYMBIS Marriage Facilitator. She has studied at Liberty University, owned and operated a therapeutic boarding school for girls for 10 years, and has extensive experience working with parents and youth. She works with several ministries in the Flathead Valley helping women individually and in group settings finding their worth and a deeper connection with God. Her encouraging style helps people open up and share struggles while learning tools to navigate relationships of all kinds. She loves to garden, work with horses, and spend time with her 6 grand kids. She has been married since 1984 and lives with her husband in Eureka along with her dogs and chickens.


Joe DeCree, MA, Major US Army (ret), Mental Health Coach

Joe has a Master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University and a certificate in Life Coaching from the American Association of Christian Counselors. He brings with him a rich background in coming alongside individuals of all ages who feel stuck and helping them move forward with their lives. During his military career, Joe coached his troops and counseled students in the ROTC. Since leaving the military, he has worked extensively as a Chaplain and mental health specialist with troubled teenagers, first responders, veterans, and their families helping them with issues related to grief and loss, trauma, depression, anxiety, and adjusting to life changes. He combines personal warmth, wit, and humor with the ability to re-frame circumstances and explore new possibilities. In his free time, Joe enjoys hunting, hiking, building custom furniture, and sports – particularly hockey. Joe and his wife of 30 years have two grown daughters and one beautiful granddaughter.

Are you ready to start Thriving?
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723 5th Ave E (B-18)
Kalispell, MT 59901