Will Formaker, MFT
Will Formaker, MFT has been counseling individuals and families for over forty years. He received his Master of Science degree in counseling from the California State University, Hayward.
Will has made the difference in many lives by counseling in various settings including Quest Eating Disorder IOP, Russian River Counselors, Memorial Hospice and Home Hospice of Sonoma. He recently celebrated his 25th year in private practice in Santa Rosa, CA.
Will’s career has allowed him to share his compassion for healing in many ways including delivering home service to the dying and their families or providing group, family and individual counseling at eating disorder programs. Will began as staff therapist in an IOP for eating Disorders in in 2004. He worked as Program Director for an Eating disorder Program in Santa Rosa in 2013.
Will is the Founder and Program Director at Full Heart Treatment Program in Santa Rosa and also has a private practice. He specializes in eating disorder treatment in his private practice, as well as depression, anxiety and other related diagnosis. He is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
Janelle Estournes, RD
A native of Santa Rosa, Janelle attended Santa Rosa Junior College and studied abroad in Paris, France. Upon her return, struggling with her own health, she decided to pursue a career as a dietitian. Janelle graduated from San Jose State University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in nutritional science, and double minor in literature and complementary and alternative medicine. She completed her internship through San Jose State and became a registered dietitian in 2013. Janelle brings insight and motivation to the recovery process. With compassion and empathy, she offers love and support to all those struggling with disordered eating on their journey outward.
Michelle Hardeman-Guptill, LMFT, Psychotherapist
Michelle is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in trauma-focused therapeutic services. Michelle uses drama therapy (story, metaphor, role-play), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), guided visualization and mindfulness to help women build skills to more effectively communicate their needs, manage their emotions, trust their inner voice, increase their capacity for flexibility and increase non-judgmental responses to their own distress. Michelle has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, couples and groups. Michelle has worked in a variety of settings including schools, outpatient clinics, group homes, youth centers, county mental health services and in private practice. Michelle enjoys bringing creativity and playfulness to groups and has an active therapeutic style. Michelle earned a B.A in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University and graduated with an M.A. in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Drama Therapy from the California Institute of Integral Studies. In addition to being a Staff Therapist at Full Heart, Michelle runs a DBT group at VOICES in Santa Rosa and has a private practice.
Cynthia Formaker, RN, MSN, FNP
Family Nurse Practitioner
Cynthia became a Registered Nurse after graduating from California State University, Fresno. She received her Master’s Degree in psychosocial nursing and her certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Washington. Cynthia has taught in the nursing education programs at the California State Universities at San Jose and Sonoma. In addition to being on staff at Full Heart Treatment Center, she works as a Credentialed School Nurse in West Sonoma County.
Cynthia’s life work has focused on the holistic approach to health care, where a person is viewed as much more than a medical issue. In her expanded nursing practice, she has developed expertise in understanding how the human body is influenced by a combination of physical and emotional factors.
Cynthia is pleased to be a part of Full Heart Treatment Center, where the whole person is regarded and respected.