Our office focuses on: Empower, Hope, Resolve. Life offers many challenges and when things get overwhelming, reaching out for help is the first step. You will find the help you are searching for in our office.
Gayle Wyner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 20 years of experience. She earned a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Utah and graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Social Work.
She has been a successful therapist for many years and has also effectively facilitated several mediations and/or parent coordination cases to help with high conflict resolution. She has been successful in helping children, adolescents and adults work through their mental health issues. She is EMDR certified and has extensive experience with postpartum depression, domestic violence, trauma, depression, anxiety, abuse, PTSD, addictions, life changes in elderly care and many other mental health diagnoses. She is also specialized in marriage, family and relationship counseling. Additionally, with her training as a mediator and parent coordinator she is an excellent choice to help guide clients to a successful outcome.
Gayle is a member of the following organizations: National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Utah Society of Social Work Leadership in Health Care (USSWLHC) and Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC). She has worked in both non-profit and private clinical settings. She presents regularly at conferences, workshops and high schools.
Gayle’s years of professional experience reflects a lifelong commitment to helping people whether it is through counseling, mediation or parent coordination.
Jenny Brand Maldonado is a graduate of Argosy University’s Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program. Trained in multiple Family Systems models, Jenny’s strengths are in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Experiential Family Therapy. Jenny also uses sand play, family sculpting, and Structural Family Therapy, as well as Internal Family Systems interventions. Jenny approaches her clinical work from a collaborative, strength-based perspective, which focuses on helping her clients access the tools and resilience they inherently possess. She helps individuals strengthen their relationships by highlighting their commitment to personal values and congruence with themselves and others.
Along with her experience working with individuals, Jenny has a strong background working with adolescents, couples, and families experiencing crisis, life transitions, loss, and grief. Jenny is experienced using Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS). Jenny’s clinical background includes resolving complex issues of trauma, abuse, reactive attachment, spirituality, and perfectionism. She works with families and couples needing clinical services for divorce preparation and blended family adjustment. Jenny also works with couples needing assistance to work through infidelity, intimacy, and addiction issues.
Jenny’s clinical work reflects her commitment to hope and healing in relationship and mental health issues. She has worked in not-for-profit, corporate residential, and private clinical settings. Jenny is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).
Millie Mathis graduated with her Master of Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University. She enjoys working with families, couples and children of all ages. She personally understands many challenges that people experience in life. She knows that we all have challenges. Unfortunately, we don’t get to choose those challenges, but we can choose how we will deal with them. She believes that confronting and working through those difficult challenges can be hard and at times we need help.
By providing a safe place, using empathy, insight and knowledge she will be able to help you navigate through your life story to become your best self despite life’s challenges. Theories that Millie will also use to help you navigate through your challenges are: Emotionally Focused Therapy, Gottman’s Sound Relational House, Structural Family Therapy, Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment therapy. She has experience working with grief, marital conflict, depression, anxiety, transition into new life stages and family conflict. She is grateful for the opportunity to help others confront their challenges and take control of their lives.
Tari is a graduate of Argosy University and earned her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is very excited and dedicated to her therapy career and loves helping others find their true selves through the process of healing. She enjoys engaging with people and clients through experiential therapeutic activities. She firmly believes that we gain a new perspective of our situation, trauma, diagnosis, and relationships by physically getting engaged in the process. She is also studying to become more efficient in trauma therapy to help clients take their healing to the next level.
Tari enjoys helping people gain new insight and awareness of themselves through their growth and healing experience. She does not believe in “one-size fits all” methods and enjoys finding what works for each client. She has experience working with adolescents, families, individuals and couples.
Bonnie Adams graduated with my Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling from Capella University. She also received my Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Behavioral Analysis and Associate of Science in Criminal Justice.
Bonnie has extensive experience working in the field of addiction recovery – in both residential and intensive outpatient settings. She also has experience working with women’s issues as they pertain to recovery and mental health. She specializes in addiction recovery in the context of the family system, trauma, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and personality disorders. Bonnie has worked with families in rebuilding bonds and cohesion after separation due to criminal justice related incidents. Her work consists of the strengths-based and collaborative approaches of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, and Strategic Family Therapy with a consideration for the intergenerational belief systems and conditioning that shape one’s day to day lives.
Bonnie incorporates tools and techniques that clients can generalize outside of the therapy room. She has a passion for helping people recognize their strengths to overcome problems that might bring them to therapy as well as remembering that they are experts on their lives. Bonnie enhances evidence-based practices while providing empathy, hope and empowerment. She offers a safe environment for clients to employ their personal strengths in overcoming obstacles.
Bonnie has experience working with adolescents, families, individuals and couples.
Jesse Buchanan is a Clinical Social Worker (CSW). He earned a Master’s of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Utah and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Sociology. He is skilled and trained in several treatment modalities. Jesse has experience with trauma, addiction, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, relationship issues and other mental health diagnoses.
As a first responder for many years, Jesse has experienced, firsthand, the mental and emotional struggles which most people face. He also recognizes the many barriers, including stigmatization, which stand in the way of people seeking relief through mental health resources. Jesse has made it a mission to normalize mental health and to reduce the anxieties associated with seeking treatment.
Jesse provides a non-judgmental environment in which healing can take place. He believes strongly in working with clients, as a team, to focus on the strengths and resiliency that they already possess, and to use those strengths to help clients to be their best selves. Jesse enhances evidence-based practices while providing empathy, hope and empowerment. He offers a safe environment for clients to employ their personal strengths in overcoming obstacles.
Jesse has experience working with adolescents, families, individuals and couples.
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Jeff Carr is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with many years of experience. He has a degree in Psychology and earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Utah in 2005.
Jeff is here to help you experience better emotional and mental health. He believes that this happens best through the improvement of our characters as human beings. He relies on 14 years of practice wisdom and expertise to develop an effective treatment plan that addresses the heart of the challenges you face. His therapy style is warm, honest and engaging. Jeff attests that the quality of the relationship with your therapist is the strongest predictor of success. He is skilled in treating: mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, life crisis (relationships, career, health), marriage and couple disruption and challenges with faith, religion and spirituality. He previously worked at the Utah State Prison, Primary Children’s Medical Center, Salt Lake County Jail and two outpatient clinics. He has advanced training in Lifespan Integration trauma resolution.
He admires your courage to seek out and accept help. He enjoys working with teens, adults, couples and families. He is married to his best friend and he is blessed with five children.