Intercare, LLC, Founder and Owner
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
University of Utah School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Bunn earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Brigham Young University in English Literature with an emphasis in Rhetoric. Prior to Medical School he was a full-time English instructor at BYU and was honored as a Meyhew Teaching Award Finalist. Dr. Bunn has written publications in the area of doctor-patient communications and medical education. His most recently published article discusses how to help medical students develop more empathy for the mentally ill. Dr. Bunn attended medical school at Des Moines University with clinical training at Ohio University. His psychiatry training was completed at the University of Utah, where he received outstanding Junior and Senior Resident Awards and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah, School of Medicine. Dr. Bunn takes a conservative approach to medication management.


Brandon Thatcher earned a B.A. in Spanish from Utah State University. He then earned a B.S. in Nursing and an M.S. in Nursing from the University of Utah after which he became psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) board-certified. His three-year psychiatric training involved populations throughout the lifespan. Prior to becoming a PMHNP he worked for five years as the charge nurse for both the child and adolescent inpatient units at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. He currently works as a PMHNP for the Brigham Young University Student Health Center, Center for Change, and New Haven RTC for girls. In addition to this, he is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor in the College of Nursing at Brigham Young University.


Tamara Melville is a certified Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurse Credentialing Center. She obtained both her Master’s and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Utah, specializing in psychiatric mental health advanced practice nursing.

Tamara has been practicing as a nursing practitioner for over 10 years. Her specialty is treating children and adolescents, while working with families experiencing mental health issues. She offers psychopharmacologic treatment for children, adolescent, and adult clients. Her clinical experience has been primarily with adolescents and young adults in residential and partial hospitalization settings.

Tamara is certified and skilled in treating patients with dual diagnoses of mental health disorders and addictions. Her clinical focus is on eating disorders, depression, anxiety, panic disorders, ADHD testing and treatment, bipolar disorder, substance use disorders, and developmental adjustment and attachment disorders in children and adolescents.

Tamara is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), and International Nurses Society of Addiction. She is board certified through the International Nurses Society of Addictions as a Certified Addiction Registered Nurse-Advanced Practice (CARN-AP).

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