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Imminent Danger - 911
Medical - 911
Psychological - Daymark Recovery Services at
828-264-4357 (nights and weekends)

If you and your Associate have already developed a personal emergency plan, please follow it.



Ida E. McNiel-Isaacs, LCSW, LCAS, is a licensed clinical social worker and licensed clinical addictions specialist who works with individuals and families in order to resolve issues such as: depression, anxiety, trauma, grieving, women’s struggles, addictive issues and life transitions.  Ida also provides supervision to clinicians seeking licensure.   

She uses a wide variety of modalities, to include cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, experiential therapy, solution focused therapy, brief therapies and auricular acupuncture. 

Ida has worked for over 20 years in mental health and substance abuse services.  Her goal is to assist the people she serves to live more fulfilling lives.

You may view her Resume.



To set up an appointment with Ida, please call 828-265-0190, our answering service, and leave a message.  Ida will call you back, usually within 24 hours.  If she is out of town, the answering service will let you know.

To cancel an appointment, please call 828-265-0190.  If at all possible, please give at least 24 hours notice of a cancellation.



Ida is a provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield and Pearce & Pearce insurance companies.  She also provides documentation to clients with other insurances so they may file their own claims if they choose.


PRIOR TO YOUR FIRST VISIT, to learn whether your insurance will cover Ida as a psychotherapy provider, please contact your Benefits Director or call the number on the back of your insurance card.  Some insurance companies require pre-authorization calls in order to cover ANY psychotherapy sessions. 

You are responsible for payment of any deductibles, co-insurance or co-pays at each session unless other arrangements are explicitly discussed.



Ida can usually make her appointments on time despite Boone’s erratic winter weather.  If weather prevents her from meeting you, she will contact you in advance.  She requests you call 828-265-0190 if weather prevents you from meeting.