Meet Our Team
We are dedicated to creating a personalized journey of mental clarity through the
safe and effective use of Ketamine.
John M. Thurston, MD
Director of Clinical Services
Dr. Thurston is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed his residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2017. In 2019, after a series of stresses, he sought ketamine treatment for himself and had profound benefit. Since that time he has dedicated his career to furthering the therapeutic potential of ketamine treatment. He has lectured to Medical Schools and Residency Programs about Ketamine and is an active member of the American Society of Ketamine Physicians.
Kyla is a versatile professional with a diverse background. She has worked in customer service, accounting, and management, as well
as pharmacy administration. With her wide
range of skills, Kyla now contributes her expertise
to North Idaho Ketamine and TMS.
Sunshine Smith. CCMA
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) | Holistic Health Enthusiast
Sunshine, a dedicated Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) on a mission to make mental health more holistic and compassionate. By day, I assist in providing top-notch patient care, but my passion extends far beyond the clinical setting.
My journey into the world of holistic health began with a deep curiosity about the mind-body-spirit connection. I firmly believe that true wellness encompasses not only physical health but also mental and emotional well-being.
I love exploring the natural world and its healing potential, whether it's through herbal remedies, yoga, meditation, or simply spending time in nature.
IV Placement Specialist
As our IV Specialist, Allegra possesses the expertise to administer IV ketamine therapies with precision and compassion. Her commitment to patient well-being ensures that individuals receive the best care possible, even in the most challenging circumstances.
With a heart firmly rooted in the world of mental health, Allegra finds immense satisfaction in helping individuals navigate the complexities of their emotional and psychological well-being.
Currently, Allegra is on an exciting journey towards becoming a paramedic, further expanding her knowledge and skills to better serve the community in times of crisis. Her dedication to education and professional growth exemplifies her commitment to excellence in the healthcare field.
Allegra loves spending time outside, fishing and camping with her kids.