Our highly qualified providers are devoted to delivering the best health care possible, honoring SEARHC’s mission and values. Our medical staff offers a wide range of specialties to handle just about all your health care needs.
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Shirley Workman, Nurse Practitioner
Behavioral Health, Psychiatry
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Shirley earned a Master of Science in Nursing degree and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Akron in Ohio. She has more than 30 years experience in psychiatric nursing, including six years in Kotzebue with the Maniilaq Health Center.
Awards & Honors
Shirley won a Veterans Administration Hands and Heart Award.
Shirley's medical interests include the holistic approach in improving mental health across the adult lifespan. She specializes in adult psychiatric mental health nursing, and she has extensive experience in treating patients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.
Iola Young, Physician Assistant
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Iola earned a degree from the University of Colorado.
Emily Zimbrich, LPC, CDC II
Behavioral Health, Clinician
State of Alaska Board of Professional Counselors
Emily earned a Masters in Clinical Christian Counseling from Cornerstone University in Lake Charles, La. She holds Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Chemical Dependency Counselor II (CDC II) credentials from the state of Alaska. Before joining SEARHC in July 2012, Emily previously was the director of Impact Counseling Services Inc. in Haines, which she founded in 1996. She also worked in residential treatment for adolescent girls in Wyoming, and she briefly worked with Lynn Canal Counseling in Haines and did contract work with a variety of mental health agencies in Alaska.
Awards & Honors
Emily is in her second term on the Alaska Board of Professional Counseling (appointed in 2006, renewed in 2010), and has been vice chair of the board for the past four years.
A long-time resident of Southeast Alaska, Emily was born in Juneau and raised in Haines. Her mother, Hazel Englund, was born in Haines to a family that homesteaded in the community. Emily enjoys working with people toward achieving goals they have set and seeing things change for the better in their lives. She also enjoys hiking, fishing, camping and berry picking.