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Roselene D. is the clinical director of South Point Counseling Services. She has a bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Master of Social Work from the University of Utah, and she is currently working on a Doctor of Psychology. Among her areas of expertise are mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, addictions, relationship problems, domestic violence, and PTSD. Roselene has specialization as a Substance Abuse Professional and as a NOJOS provider. She has been practicing therapy for 15 years.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Roselene has spoken at national conferences and to general audiences on the topics of anger management, depression, marital relationship, and cultural diversity.

Roselene is an interactive, solution-focused cognitive behavior therapist. Her therapeutic approach focuses on helping clients identify the source of their problems, challenge their dysfunctional beliefs, and change them. This results in a total transformation of their way of experiencing life and their relationships. She offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - University of Utah

Master of Social Work - University of Utah

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Certified (TF-CBT)

NOJOS Certified

Brainspotting Certified

Mind-Body Bridging Certified

Domestic Violence Certified

Member of the American Psychological Association

Speaks Spanish & Portuguese


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Dr. Kristina T. is a clinical psychologist whose primary focus is psychological and neuropsychological assessment. She has worked with a diverse set of populations including children, adolescents, and adults experiencing problems related to autism spectrum disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, such as in-utero exposure to alcohol or drugs, intellectual disability, traumatic brain injury, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, attachment disorders, depression, anxiety and anxiety-related disorders, and personality disorders.

Kristina’s education and professional development have taken her on a journey from the University of Texas at Austin to the Clinical Psychology Doctoral program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania before landing in Salt Lake City. An avid hiker, she quickly fell in the love with the city’s mountain setting. Since 2012, she has completed a one-year internship with Valley Behavioral Health, a one-year residency at the Neuro Assessment and Development Center, and over 3 years as the director of assessment at Summit Community Counseling.

In March 2018, Kristina joined South Point Counseling. As director of the new psychological testing center, she performs a wide range of assessment services including psychological evaluations, neuropsychological assessments, and forensic services. To further her professional development and to keep her clinical skills sharp, Kristina also provides therapy services and enjoys working with adolescents and adults. In therapy, she focuses on using interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and dialectical-behavioral interventions.

Director of Assessment Services

Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude) in Psychology - University of Texas at Austin

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) - Indiana University of Pennsylvania (APA accredited program)

Licensed Psychologist in the State of Utah


Carol

Carol F. is a licensed clinical social worker, and has spent over 20 years working with individuals, couples and families who were in acute crisis and emotional pain. She’s had extensive experience working with at-risk youth and their parents in both private practice and residential treatment facilities.

Carol recognizes that life can indeed be challenging, but believes that we are all capable of finding the strength and courage to meet life's challenges, and, in the process, develop inner strength and a stronger, more positive sense of self.

Carol’s specialty areas include: PTSD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, addictions and recovery, personality disorders, couple and family therapy. Her therapeutic focus is an integrated approach in which she utilizes a wide range of therapeutic modalities including: DBT, CBT, EMDR, REBT, gestalt techniques, motivational interviewing, schema therapy and family systems therapy.

Master of Social Work and in Marriage & Family Therapy - Brigham Young University

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)


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Bill K. has worked in the mental health field for over twenty years. He has been at South Point Counseling for eight of those years. He is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker therapist who enjoys working with children, teens, adults, couples, and families alike.

Bill comes from a background working with child and family services. He brings a wide range of experiences related to child well-being and family interventions. Bill specializes in working with individuals in the areas of mood and personality disorders, anxiety, depression, anger management, domestic violence, and couple’s therapy. He embraces various faith experiences, all races, and is LGBTQ inclusive. Bill also works with the local Veteran population in Salt Lake City as a psychotherapist providing outpatient counseling to this unique population.

Bill uses a Cognitive Behavioral approach as well as Solution-Focused therapy. He is skilled in DBT and other evidence-based models. Bill has a passion to help people who want to help themselves. He is committed to helping others find healthy and effective ways in meeting life’s unique challenges.

Bachelor of Arts with emphasis in Psychology

Master of Social Work - University of Utah

Master of Divinity in Academic Study of Theology

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)


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Eric U. is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with 10 years experience working in various mental health settings. He completed both his Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology, and his Master of Science in Professional Counseling at Westminster College. Eric brings empathy, compassion, and understanding to each therapy visit, where he uses a warm, caring approach that focuses on individual strengths and abilities.

Having specialized in treating children and adolescents with attentional, behavioral, and social issues, Eric has been able to cultivate a fun and open atmosphere when helping his younger clients. He uses storytelling, sand tray techniques, and expressive art therapy to help the child client cope with powerful emotions, and difficult family situations. Eric has also been trained in a variety of empirically-supported techniques, including Emotion-Focused Therapy, DBT, Axlinian Play Therapy, Acceptance-Commitment Therapy, and Eriksonian Hypnosis.

In his spare time, Eric can be found playing violin, classical guitar, or the piano. He loves to travel, is an avid reader, and tends to obsess over dark chocolate.

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology - Westminster College

Master of Science in Professional Counseling - Westminster College

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC)

National Board Certified Counselor (NCC)


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Kimberly N. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is a Magna Cum Laude undergrad, with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in writing and rhetoric studies, from the University of Utah where she went on to earn her Master of Social Work, with a mental health concentration and graduate certificate in women’s health.

Kim is committed to providing compassionate, empathetic, and competent care in order to facilitate her clients’ growth and healing. She values each client’s unique cultural, spiritual, personal, and interpersonal experiences. She embraces a holistic approach, taking the client’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health into consideration in order to empower them as they work to obtain the level of well-being they are seeking. Kim’s use of strengths-based therapy assists her clients in identifying, recognizing, developing, and utilizing their internal resourcefulness and resilience to discover effective solutions to their struggles with an emphasis on customizing care toward each client’s unique needs.

Much of Kim’s clinical work has focused on supporting survivors of trauma on their path toward healing, particularly those with a history of sexual/complex trauma and child abuse. She has worked with adults, adolescents, and children, as well as couples and families with a variety of experiences and needs. In addition to working with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction, and grief, she has experience working with individuals and couples in the areas of intimacy, sex and sexuality, and out of control sexual behavior. Depending on the client’s goals and needs, Kim employs a number of different therapeutic approaches, most commonly Psychodynamic therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), person-centered therapy, mindfulness, Herman’s tri-phasic model of recovery, and the Gottman method of couples therapy.

When not helping others through her work, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband and three adult children. When she finds the time, she likes writing, traveling, genealogy, gardening, learning new and interesting things, and exploring nature.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - University of Utah

Master of Social Work - University of Utah

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)


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Priscilla C. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received both her Master’s Degree in Social Work and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University.

Priscilla has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship problems, trauma, PTSD, and behavioral problems. She tailors treatment to meet each individual’s needs and treatment goals. Priscilla believes that therapy is a collaborative process and works together with clients to help them reach their goals. She strives to create a warm and respectful environment for each client. Priscilla utilizes different evidence-based modalities in her practice such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused, mindfulness, person-centered, play therapy, and other experiential methods.

Priscilla is passionate about her work and considers it a privilege to help individuals build on their strengths and achieve their goals. In her free time, she loves to spend time with friends, be outdoors, play tennis, travel, and bake.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Brigham Young University

Master of Social Work - Brigham Young University

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Speaks Portuguese


Scott

Dr. Scott C. Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist whose emphasis is training in neuropsychological assessment and forensics. Scott began his career as a mental health counselor in 1992 and worked many years as a juvenile probation officer and police victim advocate before completing his doctorate degree. His passion is working with adolescents and adults with severe mental illness. He uses the intersubjective orientation and common factos approach in treatment.

A 3rd Degree Black Belt in Traditional Japanese Karate, avid cook, and novice in Bikram Yoga, Dr. Curry enjoys spending his free time outdoors, exercising, grilling, and hanging out with his dog Oso.

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics - University of Utah

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology - Fielding Graduate University

Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology - Troy State University at Dothan

President's Graduate Honor List - Troy State University at Dothan

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) - Fielding Graduate University

Licensed Psychologist in the State of Utah


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Dr. Davina B. is a clinical psychology resident whose primary focus is psychological and neuropsychological assessment. In August 2021, she graduated with a Ph.D. from Pacific University in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on gerontology.

Davina completed the Health Service Psychology Internship with Wasatch Behavioral Health in July 2021 and has since moved into her role as psychology resident in the Psychological Assessment Services Department. In January 2o22, Davina Joined South Point Counseling as a psychology resident to provide psychological evaluations, neuropsychological assessments, and therapy services.

Davina has experience with neuropsychological and psychological assessment, specializing in assessment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease dementia. Her therapeutic approaches are mainly rooted in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

Outside of the office, you’ll most likely find Davina in her garden, on a hiking trail or in the kitchen.

Master of Science in Clinical Psychology – Pacific University

Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology – Pacific University


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Dr. Susi D. is a family nurse practitioner who specializes in psychiatric medication management at South Point Counseling. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, then earned a Master of Science in Nursing, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. She holds a national board certification with the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Dr. Dalanhese, DNP has extensive experience in pain management with a minimum use of opiates. She has experience with psychiatric medication management to help clients with several mental health illnesses, including anxiety, ADHD, bipolar, depression, OCD, panic and sleep disorders. Dr. Dalanhese is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Brigham Young University

Master of Science in Nursing - University of Utah

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - University of Utah

Board Certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center

Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

DEA Certified

Speaks Portuguese & Spanish


Justin

Dr. Justin T. is a certified resident psychologist. He has a Ph.D. from Brigham Young University in Counseling Psychology. He also has a Master’s degree in Religious Education with an emphasis on military ministry from Brigham Young University.

Justin has been providing counseling since 2008 and has gained experience working in a variety of environments, including military, pediatric care, hospital, hospice and university settings. His areas of specialty include military issues, religion and spirituality, depression, anxiety, and grief and loss. Additionally, he has notable experience working with perfectionism, addiction recovery, PTSD, couples and teens.

Justin’s approach to therapy uses current research about how the brain works to help clients become aware of the personal lenses through which they see the world. As clients learn skills to help them deal with distortions in their lenses that are causing problems for them and their relationships, they can also make changes in their perspective that lead to more healthy and helpful thought patterns. Justin utilizes principles from many different therapeutic modalities, including CBT, ACT, REBT and PCT.

Master of Arts in Religious Education – Brigham Young University

Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology – Brigham Young University


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Kimberly J. graduated from University of Utah’s Masters of Social Work program and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University with a minor in Family Science.

Kim has experience working with people of all ages. She has been a school counselor at a Title I school and helped advocate for children from a variety of backgrounds (homeless, parental divorce, immigrants) with their academic, emotional, or social issues. She has worked in multiple adolescent environments, including counseling centers, group homes, and rehabilitation facilities. She has spent an extensive amount of time working with adults from different situations, including substance abuse.

Kim’s primary areas of focus are depression, anxiety, grief & loss, marriage & family, life changes, and addiction. She utilizes several modalities based on the situation, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Gottman Level 1, Play Therapy, and others.

Kim is originally from California, and has also lived in New Jersey before settling in Utah. She enjoys spending time with her five children, travelling, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Brigham Young University

Master of Social Work - University of Utah


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Dr. Tracie H. is an LCSW who earned her master’s degree (MSW) from Brigham Young University and her PhD in Clinical Social Work from the University of Southern California.

Tracie has extensive practice history in outpatient, inpatient, in-home, and residential behavioral health settings. She also has taught across the spectrum of social work education in academic and clinical field positions. In these capacities, Tracie has taught at the University of Utah, the University of Southern California, the University of California Los Angeles, California State University-Northridge, and Argosy University.

Tracie delights in working with children, teens, and adults. She is skilled at individual, couple, family, and group therapies. She is trained in Psychodynamic Therapy, Relationship Counseling, Positive Psychology, CBT, DBT, EMDR, Psychodramatic Interventions, Sand Tray, and Play Therapies, as well as in Trauma and Substance Abuse Treatment. Tracie is experienced in treating anxiety disorders, PTSD, mood disorders, depression, OCD/perfectionism, thought disorders, and life adjustment issues. Tracie is passionate about self-compassion and self-love. She believes in helping people to achieve increased levels of joy in their life pursuits, in their relationships, as well as in their minds and hearts.

In her personal life, Tracie is well known for her love of dogs. She has a Golden Labrador Retriever named “Gus” and a Black Plott Hound named “Marley. ”Tracie also loves being in her old farm house (named “Shady Grove”), reading, cooking, and being with family.

Master of Social Work (MSW) - Brigham Young University

PhD in Clinical Social Work - University of Southern California

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Utah and California Licenses


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Erin A. is an Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from California Lutheran University and her Master's degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles. After practicing in California since 2011, Erin moved back to Utah where she continues to expand her expertise and offer support to individuals and families. With a warm and welcoming personality, she encourages self reflection, expression, and growth in her clients. She is skilled in working with children, adolescents, and young adults, and has training in trauma and play therapy. Her areas of specialization include navigating life transitions, relationship issues, anxiety, identity development, and trauma healing. It is important to her to create a comfortable environment for clients to build self awareness and achieve their goals.

In addition to being a therapist, Erin is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has worked as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. Her experience gives her an enhanced understanding of the connection between mind and body that is often integrated into her therapeutic approach. She remains attuned with those struggling with body image, health issues, perfectionism, and low self-esteem.

Erin enjoys an active lifestyle and loves being outdoors, hiking, running, cooking, and spending time with her husband and son. She strives to be a positive role model while inspiring others to reach their potential.

Bachelor of Psychology - California Lutheran University

Master - Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)


Lex

Lex M.is a Clinical Social Work Intern. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science, with an emphasis in psychology, from Utah Valley University and will be graduating with her master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University in December 2022.

Lex has experience working with children, teens, and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, faith crisis/transitions, infertility, and family issues as well as children and families navigating the foster care/child welfare system. Lex seeks to offer a safe place of healing for all people including members of the LGBTQIA+ community and those from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Lex believes in the power of listening to, validating, and encouraging her clients to create their most authentic life. Using a strength’s-based approach, she likes to utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities, including CBT, Client/Person-Centered Therapy, and Mindfulness practice. Lex is looking forward to becoming trained in Trauma Focused and Play therapies this year.

Lex enjoys doing fun things with her husband and their 4-year-old twins! When she’s not working or wrangling the twins, she loves to sing, watch Utah Jazz games, and volunteer for local charities.

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science - Utah Valley University

Master of Social Work - Arizona State University (2022)

Clinical Social Work Intern (CSWI)



Vicki

Vicki R.is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and educator. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of Utah in sociology and psychology, with certification in education and social welfare. She also received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Utah. She has worked with children at risk for the State of Utah. She has also worked as an outpatient therapist, and a provider of sex abuse treatment therapy having NOJOS and AP&P certification. She currently works as a school social worker and serves on the standards and practices committee for the School Social Work of American Association.

Vicki enjoys working with individuals of all ages and specializes in couples and relationship counseling, parenting and family issues, mood disorders, and spiritual and grief counseling. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and emotion-focused therapy in her counseling, She has had the opportunity to teach social and emotional learning strategies and positive psychology principles to local and nationwide audiences. She believes we have so much more information these days about what strategies work and don't work due to increasing capacities to study the brain, Learning how to apply these evidence-based interventions can make a big difference in our ability to manage stress, reduce depressive symptoms, experience positive emotions, and engage with others in healthy ways. In her spare time, Vicki plays a little pickle ball, an occasional round of golf, and does some acting along with her husband. Her favorite pastime is being with family.

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology - University of Utah

Master of Social Work - University of Utah

Certified in Education and Social Welfare

NOJOS Certified

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)


Jennylyn

Jennylyn H. is a Certified Social Worker. She graduated with honors from the University of Utah with Bachelor’s degree in Human development and a Master’s degree in Social work. Jennylyn has worked with individuals who are experiencing depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, life transitions, faith crisis, and other challenges to mental health. She strives to be supportive of the LGBTQIA+ community, the HAES® community, and others who feel the effects of oppression.

Jennylyn believes individuals have within them the potential to work through life’s difficulties. The goal of therapy is to connect with that potential, find wellness, and create a meaningful life. She uses an open and non-judgmental curiosity, and seeks to create a safe space where all thoughts, feelings, and beliefs are welcome. Modalities she utilizes include: Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavior therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, mindfulness practices, Internal Family Systems, and Narrative therapy. In addition, Jennylyn enjoys using creative and expressive practices that draw upon art, music, play, and writing.

When not working, Jennylyn enjoys spending time with her husband, her two teenage children, and their extremely fluffy dog. She likes nature, walking, hiking, and appreciating life with all of her senses. Jennylyn loves her family, animals, music, good food, abstract art, Harry Potter, rainy days, and meditation.

Bachelor of Family & Consumer Studies & Human Development - University of Utah

Master of Social Work - University of Utah

Certified Social Worker (CSW)


Nat

Natalie (Nat) D.is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. In 2013 she graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor degree in Fine Art and graduated from Boise State University with a Master of Social Work in 2018. Nat has worked with individuals experiencing crisis, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, eating disorders, addiction, trauma, issues relating to sex and sexuality. She has a special interest in Positive Sexuality, empowerment, and addiction. Nat has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, and group settings.

She utilizes an eclectic approach in therapy, tailoring sessions to individual client needs and preferences. Nat hopes to encourage and empower clients in their mental health journey. She has experience with Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, mindfulness based therapy, and Somatic approaches. Nat believes in a creative approach to psychotherapy and in client self determination with regards to their treatment. Art and music tend to find a place in her office. She was born in New York and raised in Boise, Idaho. When not in the office, Nat is often found climbing, hiking, biking, creating art, and playing her guitar. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her corgi-blue heeler mix, Joey.

Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) - Washington State University

Master of Social Work (MSW) - Boise State University

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - Utah and Idaho Licenses


Evie

Evelyn "Evie" D. is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) in the state of Utah. Evie brings over 10 years experience in mental health counseling working with a diverse population.  She is experienced in individual, family and group therapy working with teens, adults and families.  Evie is experienced in treating people with depression, anxiety, ptsd, stress, mood disorders, relationship issues and substance abuse. Some of her treatment modalities include CBT, DBT, solution focused,  interpersonal therapy, narrative and existential therapy.  She uses a person centered approach with a focus on creating a safe and trusting environment. Evie loves to help people create a positive sense of self filled with meaning  fulfillment.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Utah State University

Master of Art in Mental Health Counseling  - Argosy University

Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC)



Brooke J. has worked in the mental health field for many years. She believes that everyone has an innate ability to heal. She strives to create a safe place for clients to tell their story and works to help them gain insight into what is holding them back, learn how to overcome obstacles standing in the way, and create the life and relationships that they truly desire.

Brooke has a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's degree in recreational therapy, and a second master's degree in social work. Her background in recreational therapy allows her to utilize experiential therapeutic techniques with clients and their families. She is trained in sandtray therapy, and EMDR, and undertook training to become a certified clinical trauma professional. Brooke takes a systemic and attachment based approach to therapy and has the most experience working with adolescent and adult women struggling with depression, anxiety, relational issues, self-esteem, eating disorders, and trauma. 

Brooke grew up mostly in California but moved to Germany for her middle school years and spent her senior year of high school in Russia both times moving with her family. As a result, one of her favorite things to do is see the world and learn about different cultures. In her free time, she also enjoys playing the guitar and singing, photography, playing games of any sort, anything having to do with playing or being in the water, and spending time with her family and friends.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Brigham Young University

Master of Science in Recreational Therapy - University of Utah

Master of Social Work - Western New Mexico University

Master Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (MTRS)

Clinical Social Worker (CSW)


Maddie

Maddy U. is a Certified Social Worker (CSW) who received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Utah Valley University. Maddy has experience working with adults with anxiety, depression, addiction, and other mental health obstacles. Maddy focuses on helping individuals with self-awareness, emotional regulation, bettering relationships, and progress, not perfection.

Maddy emphasizes the importance of using evidence-based practice. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Strengths-Based Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, are some of the therapy techniques that she utilizes. She has a passion for Gestalt Therapy and mindfulness for individuals to become more aware and achieve self-acceptance and self-love. In addition, she has a desire to uplift and stand up for individuals whose voices have been quieted. Maddy loves to travel and experience new cultures. She enjoys cooking, taking photos of the outdoors, and spending time with her husband. She is eager to learn and to become the best version of herself.

Bachelor of Social Work - Utah Valley University

Master of Social Work - Utah Valley University

Certified Social Worker (CSW)

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Trained


Halie

Halie C.is a Certified Social Worker. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Masters in Social Work in 2022. Prior to that she graduated with two Bachelor's of Science degrees, one in Psychology and the other in Sociology. She has several years of experience working with teens and children in a variety of settings including schools, clinics, community centers, and rehabilitation. And has experience working with a wide range of issues including developmental disorders, autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, substance use, trauma, depression, anxiety, suicidality, etc.

Halie has studied and utilized CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and Narrative Therapy. She is working towards becoming certified and trained in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy), Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, and Art Therapy. She is committed to incorporating any therapy modality that fits each individual client best.

Halie was born and raised in Utah. She is an artist who dabbles in watercolor, pencil and pen from time to time. She is an avid fan of coloring pages and has more than enough to share with others. She loves to travel far and wide; from mountains, to deserts, to oceans and cities. When not traveling, she likes to escape through reading. She tries to go hiking every weekend, and prefers the journey not the destination; stopping to look at the beautiful flowers, wildlife, rocks and views. She has a sweet tooth, sense of humor, and a go with the flow attitude.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - University of Utah

Bachelor of Science in Sociology - University of Utah

Masters in Social Work - University of Utah

Certified Social Worker (CSW)


Marisa

Marisa A. is a Certified Social Worker who received her Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Utah Valley University and went on to graduate the advanced standing Master's of Social Work program at the University of Utah. Marisa has experienced working in diverse backgrounds such as working with adolescence in crisis, addiction recovery, Child and Family Services, and in skilled nursing/assisted living settings. Marisa enjoys working with a variety of different mental health issues and aims to create a welcoming and safe space for all persons.

Marisa highlights the importance of the client telling their story and works with the client to reauthor the parts of their story that are holding them back. Her passion is seeing the client from outside of their problems to gain better insight on who the client is and how the problem is affecting them to empower clients to facilitate change in their own lives.

Marisa is a native Utahn and enjoys exploring the outdoors in her free time. She also enjoys spending time with animals including her pet cat, thrifting, listening to music and playing video games.

Bachelor of Social Work - Utah Valley University

Master of Social Work - University of Utah


Jenny

Jenny A. is a Clinical Social Worker. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University and will be graduating with her master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University in December 2020. Jenny is passionate about mental health and loves to see people become more at peace with themselves. She values the different cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds that all people have, and believes that we all can begin to heal through positive human connection. She believes that everyone has the potential to achieve a fulfilling life and loves giving the tools to clients to help them achieve this goal.

Jenny has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-esteem issues, trauma, grief, interpersonal issues, and on the autism spectrum. She utilizes evidence-based modalities in her practice using a client-centered approach, including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, solution-focused therapy, play therapy, motivational interviewing, and strength-based therapy.

Jenny is originally from Georgia, moved to Hawaii for school, and finished school in Utah and has lived here since. Jenny enjoys traveling, singing, hiking, baking, reading, working out, watching movies, and loves petting every dog she meets.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Brigham Young University

Master of Social Work - Arizona State University

Clinical Social Work (CSW)


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Joseph S. graduated from Utah Valley University with a master’s degree in social work. Joseph started his career working at Cirque Lodge, where he gained experience with clients dealing with addiction. Most recently, he worked at LDS Family Services, where he developed a passion for working with teenagers and young adults.

Joseph uses a combination of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy) and mindfulness approaches in his treatment. Along with these approaches, Joseph holds a strong belief in incorporating a holistic approach to client treatment. He promotes working with clients to understand their physical, social, spiritual, mental, and emotional needs as essential in developing greater self-actualization.

In his spare time, Joseph enjoys hiking, camping, playing soccer, cooking, and playing with his kids.

Master of Social Work - Utah Valley University

Clinical Social Worker (CSW)


Kyla

Kyla C. is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She was born and raised in Texas and then moved with her family to Virginia in 2005. There she double-majored in English and Women’s Studies at Old Dominion University, receiving two Bachelor of Arts degrees, and she also completed her Master of Science in Education degree with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at ODU.

Kyla has worked with individuals experiencing crisis, bipolar, depression, anxiety, schizoaffective, gender dysphoria, borderline personality, trauma, autism, and addiction. She has a special interest in addictions, women’s issues, attachment-based therapy, and couples counseling. She primarily has experience working with adults, but she is open to working with children and adolescents. Kyla has experience within her own family dealing with autism, oppositional defiance disorder, depression, and anxiety.

She utilizes an eclectic approach in therapy, where she tailors sessions to individual client needs and preferences. Kyla has experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Attachment-Based Therapy, Existentialism, and Person-Centered Therapy. Kyla endeavors to help erase the stigma that can still come with mental health concerns, as well as helping clients to take charge of their lives and rewrite their stories.

In her free time, Kyla is an avid reader of books and particularly enjoys non-fiction, true crime, and memoirs. She also listens to many podcasts, has watched almost every documentary on Netflix, loves nature, traveling, and hopes to visit every National Park someday. Kyla can also be found spoiling her grey tabby, William Shakespurr, or trying new dessert places in town.

Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude) in English - Old Dominion University

Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude) in Women’s Studies - Old Dominion University

Master of Science in Education (Summa Cum Laude) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Old Dominion University

Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor (ACMHC), licensed in the state of Utah



Tiera Kimball

Tiera K. is a Clinical Social Worker. She graduated with a degree in Social Work from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. Tiera has always been passionate about mental health and loves to see clients gain insight and understanding about themselves and others. By taking a holistic approach, she believes everyone has the ability to heal and grow into stronger, wiser and more confident versions of themselves. She believes everyone is hardwired for growth, and with the right tools everyone has the ability to achieve their goals.

Tiera has experience working with adults, including the elderly, experiencing depression, anxiety, short and long term disability, trauma, grief and loss. She also has an interest in working with those struggling with faith, spirituality and trauma. Tiera believes in utilizing evidence-based modalities in her practice including cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, mindfulness, strength-based therapy and motivational interviewing. She is also trained in EMDR therapy.

Tiera was born and raised in Utah and enjoys spending time with her husband and four sons at their family cabin. She is an avid reader and is often found sitting in her favorite chair consuming books as fast as she can. Tiera also has a regular yoga and meditation practice that she finds invaluable for maintaining her physical and emotional mental health.

Bachelor of Social Work - Brigham Young University

Master of Social Work - Arizona State University

Clinical Social Work (CSW)


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Ryan P. is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor Intern. Ryan graduated from the University of Utah in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in communication. She will graduate from Adam’s State University with her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in May of 2022. She has experience working with children of all ages in various educational and therapeutic settings as a kindergarten teacher.

Ryan believes there is not a “one size fits all” approach to therapy. She looks holistically at each individual and treats each individual differently, according to their specific needs. Ryan has experience in play therapy, solution-focused therapy, mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

During her free time, Ryan enjoys exploring new restaurants, cooking at home, and running. She enjoys being outside and playing games with her loved ones.

Bachelor of Science in Communication - University of Utah

Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Adam's State University (2022)

Clinical Mental Health Counselor Intern (CMHCI) 


Madilyn

Madilyn M.is a Clinical Social Work Intern. She will be graduating with her master's degree in Social Work with a mental health emphasis from the University of Utah in April 2023. You will enjoy working with Madilyn if you want a therapist who prioritizes your well being, believes in your ability to succeed, offers radical empathy, and walks with you as you discover a life journey that is enjoyable and sustainable.

You might also enjoy working with Madilyn if you are an adult who would like help with anxiety, depression, work-related stress, faith transitions, and big life transitions, including college, marriage, parenthood, etc.

You child or teen might enjoy working with Madilyn if they struggle with anxiety, trauma, depression, grief, and behavioral issues.

No matter what you are here for, Madilyn is on your side and ready to help you take the next step towards the life you want.

Master of Social Work - University of Utah (2023)

Clinical Social Work Intern (CSWI)


Nancy

Nancy P. holds a Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy from Lipscomb University and is pursuing a full-license. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Marriage and Family Studies from Brigham Young University- Idaho.

Nancy cherishes working with individuals, couples and families. Nancy focuses on working with people with self-esteem issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, premarital, marital conflict, separation, divorce, etc. Nancy believes that self-compassion is essential for success. She is a big advocate of self-care and unconditional love for oneself. Nancy strives to create a safe space where you can feel heard and understood. Nancy uses an integrative approach that is tailored to the client's needs.

Nancy enjoys volleyball, dancing, singing, and comedy. As an advocate of self-care, Nancy Believes that in order to help others, it's important to take care of yourself.

Bachelor of Science-Brigham Young University

Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy-Lipscomb University

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)



Marie

Marie W. is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She received both her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the Adler Institute and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago. 

Marie is a seasoned clinician who has worked for over 20 years in the mental health field in areas of foster care, acute residential, school counseling and outpatient individual counseling. She has treated children, adolescents, and adults with issues including ADHD, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, abuse and trauma, PTSD and Inter-generational Trauma. Marie is very creative in her approach and utilizes different evidence-based modalities such as expressive arts therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical-behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused, mindfulness, person-centered and play therapy.

Marie loves her work and truly considers it an honor to be able to assist those brave enough to enter a new path toward healing and hope. All are welcome.

In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her teenage sons, playing with her dogs,                                                                        painting, reading and attending concerts.

                                                                Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Loyola University of Chicago

                                                                Masters of Psychology- Adler Institute of Chicago

                                                                Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor (ACMHC)


Oscar

Oscar A. has a bachelor’s degree in Human Services, a Master of Science in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy from the University of Phoenix in Los Angeles. He was working on a Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology. He is looking forward to continue the Doctorate program. Among his areas of expertise are trauma, addictions, relationship problems, domestic violence, parenting and severe mental illness. He has been practicing therapy for 13 years.  

In addition, Oscar has been working with both, intensive outpatient (IOP) and residential treatment services for adults with substance use or co-occurring disorders, ages 18-and over.                                                             Oscar has provided a comprehensive and integrated treatment model that addresses                                                                           complex substance use. Oscar utilizes therapeutic interventions to stabilize multicultural                                                                 clientele emotional and psychological needs in order to achieve and develop their personal                                                               growth and well-being. These interventions include Humanistic, Gestalt, Psychodynamic,                                                               Solution-focused, Trauma Focus-Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy approaches to provide                                                             higher standards while remaining calm under pressure. Oscar is an interactive cognitive                                                                     behavioral psychotherapist.  

                                                            Oscar enjoys an active lifestyle being outdoors, reading, enjoying nature and spending time                                                             with his family.    

                                                            Bachelor of Science in Human Services - University of Phoenix

                                                            Master of Science in Counseling - University of Phoenix

                                                            Domestic Violence Certified and Registered Substance Abuse

                                                            Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)   

                                                            Spanish Speaking


Sarah

Sarah P. is a Clinical Social Work Intern. She graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Family Life, with an emphasis in Family Services, and a minor in Music from Brigham Young University. She will be graduating from the University of Utah with her Master's degree in Social Work in April 2023. Sarah has previously worked with teens, young adults, and adults in a variety of settings including residential treatment and substance abuse rehabilitation. Sarah has experience working with anxiety, depression, addiction, and life changes. 

Sarah includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and mindfulness in her practice. She is also an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and an advocate for the connection between mental and physical health. Sarah is also a violinist and violin teacher, and she believes in expressive therapeutic practices that include art and music.

Sarah is a native Utahn. When she's not in the office, she can be found running, traveling, and re-reading the Harry Potter series.

                                                              Bachelors of Science in Family Life- Brigham Young University 

                                                              Master of Social Work- University of Utah (2023)

                                                              Clinical Social Work Intern (CSWI) 


Daniela

Daniela Z. is a Clinical Social Work Intern. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Masters of Social Work in 2022 and had an emphasis in Mental Health. Prior to that she graduated with a Bachelor's of Social Work degree. Daniela has experience working with adults and adolescents with anxiety, life transitions, depression, trauma, generational trauma, substance use, and other mental health obstacles. Daniela knows that the client-counselor collaboration is important in the healing journey of the client and honors the client’s expertise in knowing their own lived experience. Daniela hopes to encourage and empower clients in their mental health journey. As well as to explore how their experiences are shaped by their gender, power and cultural influences. 

                                                             Daniela has studied and utilizes different evidence-based modalities such as CBT                                                                                (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), ACT (Acceptance                                                                and Commitment Therapy), Feminist Multicultural Therapy (FMT), Person-Centered                                                                    and Motivational Interviewing, etc. Daniela was taught and trained in FMT in her                                                                              Master’s internship. She grew to love that approach because FMT brings understanding                                                                  that both client and counselor bring intersecting identities into the counseling relationship                                                              and that those identities can and will impact the relationship. FMT also brings to                                                                                understand that the political and cultural contexts in which we live impact our lives, not                                                                  always in the same ways, which makes political analysis a tool of FMT. 

                                                             Daniela was born and raised in Salt Lake City. She identifies as Latina. When she is not in                                                                the office Daniela enjoys and is her form of self care by hanging out with her friends or                                                                      family, exercising, going to concerts, dancing, hiking and being with her 2 dogs

                                                             Bachelors of Social Work (BSW)- University of Utah

                                                             Master’s of Social Work (MSW)- University of Utah

                                                             Clinical Social Work Intern (CSW-I)

                                                             Speaks Spanish


Mataya

Mataya J. is a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern. She will be graduating with her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Touro University Worldwide in September of 2023. She received her Bachelors in Marriage and Family Studies from BYU-Idaho.

She loves working with all people, and you can expect her to show up with a warm, welcoming and understanding demeanor.  She works with clients using a systemic lens taking into consideration how life experiences, culture and beliefs, social relationships,                                                                      and environment shape an individual. Mataya enjoys working collaboratively with clients                                                                 and believes that you are the true expert of your life. She particularly likes to utilize                                                                             Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Solution-Focused                                                                           Therapy.

                                                              She loves spending time with her husband and children in her free time. It is a great desire                                                               of hers to create a home that is a safe haven for each member, and she is passionate about                                                                 helping others to create that for themselves too - whatever that might look like for you!                                                                     She also has a love for traveling, reading and watching dystopian series, being in nature,                                                                     and learning about her family history.

                                                              Bachelor of Science in Marriage and Family Studies - Brigham Young University—Idaho 

                                                              Master of Marriage and Family Therapy - Touro University Worldwide (2023)

                                                              Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

                                                              Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI).


M.K

Michelle K. is a Clinical Social Work Intern who graduated in 2019 with her Bachelor of Science in Education from University of Phoenix. Her education journey started at Texas State University where her focus was on supporting children of all abilities through early developmental stages. She worked mainly supporting children with special abilities in home settings to encourage and monitor their growth and development. She will graduate from Boise State University in May 2023 with a master’s degree in Social Work and will move on to obtain a license in Play Therapy.

Most of her career has been working with children and youth who have experienced a high level of trauma and their supporting caregivers. Since relocating to Utah, she has worked with children and youth of all abilities in residential treatment programs and shelters. She specializes in trauma focused care and teaching caregivers connected parenting skills.

Michelle has also worked with adults in drug rehabilitation programs to support them on their journey to sobriety and self-defined success. She supports adult clients through goal setting, identifying and changing negative behaviors, self-discovery, and improving self-esteem. Michelle also helps support clients who are experiencing anxiety and depression either long term or brought on by a specific event.

Michelle believes that every person has their own story to tell. She encourages all clients to journey through discovering their story, work to process or learn from past traumas, validate the events that have shaped who they are, discover who they want to be, and move forward with purpose.

Michelle has lived in California, Texas, and now Utah. When not in the office, she enjoys exploring locally with her six children and adapting experiences to their special abilities. Occasionally, she also enjoys running, cycling, exploring new places, and eating tacos.   

Bachelor of Science in Education


Administrative Staff

Alexa

Alexa P. has worked for South Point Counseling on and off over the last nine years, during which she has had her three children. She has had many positions within the company, but is currently the Payroll Specialist. She has enjoyed learning about all the different aspects of the business. Alexa lives a well-rounded life. She enjoys fashion and the beauty industry but also likes going camping and doing outdoor activities with her family. She loves all things psychology and having deep conversations.


Taylor

Taylor L. is our Office Manager. She enjoys the challenges and rewards that come with the daily operations of an office. Taylor is currently pursuing a college degree in computer science. In her spare time, Taylor loves to spend time with family, friends, and her dogs.


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Haley M. is our Senior Billing Specialist. She is primarily responsible for submitting secondary claims and posting electronic insurance payments. Haley is our most senior billing employee and enjoys working at South Point Counseling. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family.


Maddie

Madeline C. is our Billing Supervisor at South Point Counseling. She is responsible for patient aging accounts and collections. Over the last three years, she has been working towards her associates and plans on going to trade school to become a master aesthetician. When she is not working, she enjoys watching movies, going out with her friends, and spending time with her family.


Garfias

Michelle G. is our Billing Specialist. She is responsible for insurance aging accounts. Michelle is currently studying to become a health information technician. She has fluent dual knowledge of medical terminology in Spanish and English. Michelle enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and spending time with her friends and family.





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Rachel B. is our Medicaid Billing Specialist.  In her spare time, you can find Rachel playing with her son, cruising on her road bike, playing her ukulele, or playing board games with her family.


Jacklyn

Jacklyn A.  is one of our Billing Specialists.  She is Salvadoran American, born in California, but raised in Salt Lake after moving here when she was six years old. She currently graduated with her associates in Psychology from SLCC and is now working on obtaining her bachelors in Psychology at Utah Valley University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She love to travel, and listen to music.

 


Celia

Celia C. is our Senior Administrative Assistant and has been with South Point Counseling for almost 3 years. She has her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and is currently in school for Massage Therapy. Celia is bilingual and can speak both English and Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and loves to play soccer.


Kimee

Kimee S. is the Administrative Assistant for our new front office. She helps us with processing incoming paperwork and with scheduling clients. She has lived in California her whole life, and has recently moved to Utah for a change of scenery. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, hanging out with her friends and family, and cooking"



MorganMorgan J. is our Administrative Assistant, and she is primarily responsible for scheduling clients for psychological testing.  Morgan grew up outside Atlanta, Georgia and moved to Utah in 2006.  She enjoys boating, going to the Utes and jazz games, and of course hanging out with her family


MelMel G. is our new Administrative Assistant. She is responsible for taking care of EAP's, appointment requests, and medication management appointments. She was born and raised in Salt Lake. In her free time she enjoys traveling as much as her life will allow her to. Mel also stays busy with many hikes with her dog and friends. 










Vania

Vania Z. is our new Administrative Assistant for our front office. She was raised in California and recently moved to Utah with her husband. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 



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