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Meet the Eleanor Health Seattle, WA Clinical Team!

Tylynn Carlton

October 22, 2021


Jim Cunningham, Eleanor Health Operations Manager in Washington

Jim Cunningham, Washington Operations Manager

My name is Jim Cunningham and I am excited to join Eleanor Health as Washington State’s Operations Director. I have a broad array of leadership experiences in healthcare domains including acute care, primary care, multi-specialty care, academic medicine, and third-party health plans. Most recently, I led the primary care network for Swedish Health Services in Seattle, and prior to that led a five-year strategic planning effort at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

I was attracted to Eleanor Health because of their genuine commitment to a mission of importance in all of our communities, the struggles that come with addiction. The work we will be doing in the state of Washington couldn’t be more meaningful, nor important, and I’m honored to be a part of launching these services across the state.

I’m excited to introduce you to the rest of our Eleanor Health Seattle clinical care team!


Hayley Smith, Clinic Operations Manager for Eleanor Health in Everett, Seattle, and Lakewood, Washington

Hayley Smith, Clinic Operations Manager

Hi! My name is Hayley Smith and I am serving as the Clinic Operations Manager for Eleanor Health’s Washington market.  I have worked within the behavioral health field for over 13 years and several years experience working within opioid treatment programs as a clinician and director.  I am passionate about providing equitable, accessible services to all and I strongly value being able to provide support to member-facing team members.  When I am not working, I enjoy traveling and exploring, both near and far, running and being active, and spending time with my family and friends.



Claire, a Nurse Practitioner for Eleanor Health in Seattle, Washington

Claire Whitehead, PMHNP

Hello, my name is Claire Whitehead, PMHNP and I am working in the Washington offices. I worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner for over 10 years in cardiology and emergency medicine before returning to school to practice as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner due to an interest in psychiatric and substance use treatment.  When not in the clinic, I enjoy spending time with family, travelling to new and familiar places and listening to live music.  I’m excited to join the Eleanor Health team!


Rewa, a Nurse Practitioner at Eleanor Health's addiction treatment and mental health clinic in Seattle, Washington

Rewa “Ree” Banks, MSN, CNP Family

Hello, I am Rewa Banks better known as Ree. I have been a family nurse practitioner for 5  years and a RN for 29 years. I have been working with mental health/substance use for more than 7 years. Substance use disorder has been in and around me most of my life. I enjoy providing a ladder to those suffering from mental health issues as a way out and up to finding “wholeness”. I am excited, nervous, and thrilled to be a part of this journey with all of you as we lend the world our gifts to help others. I am engaged and have two adult children and one fur baby. I am working on my DNP with a concentration in public health at Xavier University. I look forward to meeting you!


Holly, a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for Eleanor Health's mental health and addiction treatment clinic in Seattle, Washington


Hello, my name is Holly Bard, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC. I am a psychiatric nurse practitioner joining the Washington market remotely from Charleston, SC. I’ve been working in behavioral health for 3 years and have experience with all ages. In my free time I enjoy baking, playing piano, and spending time on the water. I’m excited to be a part of the Eleanor Health team!


Nicole, a Community Recovery Partner for Eleanor Health's addiction treatment and mental health clinic in Seattle, Washington

Nicole Butler, CPC, RCA-CCAR, PgC

Hi! I’m Nicole Butler, the Community Recovery Partner at the Seattle, WA location. I am a Certified Peer Counselor and SUD Recovery Coach with a postgraduate degree in Diplomacy and World Religion from the Jimmy and Roslyn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University. After a 20-year career as a program and organizational design consultant in Washington, DC, I am thrilled to be part of a profession where I can use my lived experience to help create a peaceful and equitable society. I live in a 110-year-old house built by Welsh miners with my partner, three cats, and three hermit crabs. I’m an amateur musician, costume designer, and folk dancer. I have a love of all things green and I spend most of my downtime in the forests.

George, a Nurse Care Manager for Eleanor Health's addiction treatment and mental health center in Seattle, Washington

George Freeman, LPN

Hello, my name is George Freeman, and I’m the new Licensed Practical Nurse for the Seattle site. I recently transitioned out of the army and have been living in Washington for 2 years now. I’ve always been fascinated with psychology and learning more about it so upon leaving the military I knew I’d join a job that involved psychology. In my free time I like to go to the gym, listen to music and read books.

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