BHA/P Instructor Vicky Gallegos-Randel

Vicky was born in Michigan and raised in Texas.  She completed a Bachelor’s degree program in Interdisciplinary Studies in 1998 and was a teacher for 9 years before transitioning into a school counselor role in 2007.  Vicky received a Baccalaureate degree in School Counseling and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University in 2008 and became a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  In 2010, Vicky moved to Bethel as a case manager and clinician at YKHC.  In 2014 she moved to Nome where she provided clinical services for NSHC. Despite relocating to Anchorage, she continued to supervise Behavioral Health Aides remotely.

Teaching is her passion but she loves learning from others even more.  Outside of work Vicky spends time with her husband, 11-year-old daughter, 9-year-old and 7-year-old sons playing games and watching movies together.  She enjoys singing in her church choir and being a Girl Scout troop leader.