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Tim Payne is a native Missoulian. In 1996, Tim decided to make a career shift and completed his BSW and MSW in Duluth, MN, serving his field placement for graduate school with Tribal Health and Human Services, Mental Health Unit in St. Ignatius. Following graduate school, Tim worked as a school-based therapist with Western Montana Mental Health Center. He continued to work at the agency for the next 14 years as a Family-based therapist, PACT Team Leader, and Share House Director. Following his tenure with WMMHC, Tim served Behavioral Health Clinical Director for Missoula Indian Center prior to opening a private practice. Tim currently serves as Board Chair for All Nations Health Center-his term will mature at the end of 2022. Tim also serves as a board member for Crosswinds Recovery.