C-PAC Psychiatric Consultants

Fred Michel, M.D. is dually board certified in Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. He is the Chief Medical Officer for Summitstone Health Partners in Ft. Collins and provides corporate leadership direction, clinical oversight as well as a variety of direct consultation, evaluation, and psychopharmacological management services to adult and child patients. Dr. Michel presents nationally on child and adolescent mental health issues and has special interests in healthcare reform, integrated care strategies, emerging healthcare technologies, meaningful use and EMR optimization for behavioral health settings.




Andrew A. Halpern, D.O. is a Child & Adult Psychiatrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. Dr. Halpern currently serves as a Staff Child & Adult Psychiatrist at Highlands Behavioral Health where he provides inpatient psychiatric services to adolescents and adults. In addition, he provides consultation and on-call psychiatric services for The Jefferson Center for Mental Health and Rite of Passage. Dr. Halpern formerly served as a Staff Child & Adult Psychiatrist at The Medical Center of Aurora, New Vistas/Jefferson Hills, Community Reach Center, and North Range Behavioral Health and has provided school-based psychiatric services for the Adams 12 school district.




Laine Young-Walker, M.D. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and  Neurology in General Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. She currently serves as Associate Dean for Student Programs at the School of Medicine, is the Division Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and is a Professor of Psychiatry at University of Missouri Health Care. She also serves as Medical Director of Children’s Services for the Missouri Department of Mental Health and as a consulting psychiatrist for the Missouri Department of Social Services.





Ronald Rabin, M.D. received his medical school and psychiatric residency training at the University of Cincinnati. After serving two years in the army, at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, he went on to direct the psychiatric inpatient unit at The Children’s Hospital. Later he served as medical director of the children’s and adolescent programs at Bethesda Hospital. Currently, Dr. Rabin is in private practice and serves on the clinical faculty of the division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at CU Denver.





C-PAC Administrative Staff

Elizabeth Richards, LCSW. C-PAC Program Supervisor. Elizabeth is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 16+ years of experience in healthcare and behavioral health treatment for children and adults. She is a graduate of Colorado State University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Elizabeth has managed various medical and behavioral health programs in Southern Colorado in addition to providing clinical services in an out-patient and crisis setting. Elizabeth has special interests in human rights, healthcare reform, suicide prevention, and the Kindness Matters project. Elizabeth is committed to serving the residents of Colorado, reducing the stigma related to behavioral health treatment and increasing access to care.

Elizabeth can be reached at: Elizabeth.Richards@beaconhealthoptions.com or 719-579-7897 (o), 719-367-7164 (c).





Amy Annett, MA. C-PAC Care Coordinator.  Amy has worked in the field of behavioral health and substance abuse for over 20 years as a care manager, utilization review manager, and a behavioral health coach. She moved from New Mexico to Colorado a few years ago and loves exploring the state. Amy graduated from Webster University with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and is working on completing her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organization Psychology. She enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and fur babies. Amy is committed to helping the residents of Colorado achieve their fullest potential through improved access to services.

Amy can be reached at: Amy.Annett@beaconhealthoptions.com or 719-538-1479 (o), 719-367-7298 (c).





Stacey Veil. C-PAC Program Clinical Assistant.  Stacey has provided invaluable administrative support to the C-PAC team since 2016. She prides herself on providing excellent customer service to her team, customers, PCP offices and patients. She believes in Beacon Health’s mission to help individuals live their lives to their fullest potential. Stacey is a native of Colorado and enjoys its beauty and the many adventures it has to offer.