Aspen Practice, P.C.
At the root of integrated change and development...
Publications - Presentations
Welcome to Aspen Practice! Our commitment is to be at the root of integrated change and development.. Regardless of the service we provide through our practice, this is how we see our work.
Though our practice is broad, and intended to meet a wide variety of needs, there are a few areas we do focus on such as offering high level psychological assessments, treatment services for children and their families, interventions for directed toward more complex and specialized services. These services are delivered in a fashion that reflects over fifteen years of licensed practice across the roles of being an administrator, clinician and supervisor of behavioral health providers. Having worked in these capacities as both a clinician and as an executive manager, the carry over in the field comes from day-to-day practice and includes knowledge of:
Please take a look around our web site, and feel free to contact us with any questions you might have.
Michael R. Bütz, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Services Offered...Dr. Bütz is a licensed psychologist in Montana, a clinical psychologist by training; with several areas of specialization and additional nationally recognized credentials. The contributions he has made to the field of clinical psychology resulted in Dr. Bütz's election as a Fellow to the American Psychological Association's Society for Clinical Psychology in 2008. He had also served as a CARF Surveyor for Behavioral Health and Children and Youth Services for five years, and has worked in executive management in behavioral healthcare for over a dozen years prior to starting Aspen Practice, P.C. As an executive manager, Dr. Bütz has experience with many clinical service delivery modalities and has lead many different operational necessities such as billing, information technology, etc. and worked closely with human resources.
Given this breadth of experience, Dr. Bütz is able to offer a wide array of services including the following.
Full, Academic, Cognitive, Developmental, Employment-Based, Forensic, Intellectual and Personality.
Individual, Couples, Families and Community Interventions
Accreditation, Behavioral Management, Business Management, Clinical, Educational, Information Technology, Personnel and Service Delivery.
These are assessments that address specific issues central to the referral question and crafted by the client(s), parent/guardian(s) and/or referral source.
Presentations and Workshops
As you read through our website you will find that Dr. Bütz is a well-published author with four books to his credit and dozens of articles. He has conducted presentations and workshops on a wide variety of topics locally, nationally and internationally. If you have a topic of interest, inquire whether or not Dr. Bütz may be able to come up with a presentation or workshop that will meet your needs.
Areas of Specialization
Claiming a specialization is not a casual statement by a provider. It represents years of work, and by definition providers who specialize have had training, supervision and practical experience above and beyond those required by the degree they earned and the level of licensure that was obtained. Dr. Bütz is a clinical psychologist, and specializes in the following areas.
Fellow, American Psychological Association Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12), 2008.
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology #43800
Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology #3490
Licensed Psychologist Montana #365
Privileged as Licensed Psychologist
St. Vincent's Healthcare
Other Background Information
President, Montana Psychological Association (2010-2012)
Charles E. Kelly Memorial Award for Outstanding Professional Contribution to Montana Psychological Association (2010)
National Health Service Corps (1996-1998, 2001-2003)
If needed for general information, click the following link for Dr. Bütz's Curriculum Vitae or Resume.
This is the statement made by Aspen Practice, P.C. regarding the management of Protected Health Information (PHI), as well as other matters pertinent to the limits of confidentiality.
A Company Profile...
In October of 2004 Aspen Practice continued the services provided by Richard D. Recor, Ph.D. of Aspen Counseling to Montana and the surrounding communities. Dr. Recor has now established a new practice in Newport Beach, California taking on new adventures in providing behavioral health services there.
We have been honored to carry on the work Dr. Recor established in 1993, and in assuming the practice have taken over all clinical records. If you would like to reach Dr. Recor, you may contact him through his new web site at www.drrecor.com.
Crisis Services: If you are in crisis and not a current client of Aspen Practice, P.C., contact your local emergency room for assistance as we are not set up to manage crises 24/7/365. If you need information about how to manage some kind of crisis, Montana's Department of Public Health and Human Services has provided a page with a variety of links on it: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/contactus/hotlinenumbers.shtml
1430 Country Manor Boulevard, Suite 5
Billings, Montana 59102
Telephone: (406) 294-9677
FAX: (406) 294-9679
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Location and Directions
Aspen Practice, P.C. is located at the West End of Billings, Montana. For those familiar with the Billings area, our location less than a quarter of a mile from the intersection of Shiloh Road and Grand Avenue. The location is accessible by two freeway exits, King Avenue and Shiloh Road; and off the Zimmerman Trail as well, for those traveling from the Billings Heights.
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