Kevin Madsen, LCSW
Kevin Madsen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He earned his Master's in Social Work from the University of Utah. Kevin has experience working across the continuum of care from residential, structured day treatment, intensive outpatient and general outpatient settings. He has provided treatment for people who have PTSD, Substance Abuse, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety, Life Stress, Grief and Loss, Relationship Issues and Family Dynamics. He also enjoys working with the LGBTQ community.
Kevin takes an integrative approach, meeting people where they are at and focusing with Experiental, Emotion Focused, DBT, ACT, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic and Person Centered approaches to best support change and healing. He is trained in Eye Movement Desnsitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to help facilitiate healing from various life upsets and traumatic events. Kevin believes every life matters and all deserve to experience well-being. He meets those he works with with acceptance and compassion. He helps people increase awareness exploring their authentic self, create meaning in their lives, tune into their emotions, and find the relationship in therapy paramount for processing and healing.
Melanie Turner, CSW
Melanie Turner is a Clinical Social Worker. Melanie Turner, CSW (Certified Social Worker) graduated with her Master of Social Work (MSW) from Appalachian State University in North Carolina with a cross-concentration between macro social work within communities and organizations and clinical social work, focusing on individuals and families. Melanie has had extensive experience working with trauma, domestic and interpersonal violence, LGBTQIA+, multicultural, and neurodivergent clients throughout her graduate internship as Graduate Assistant over the Appalachian State University Women’s Center and in her previous position as an Associate Field and Wilderness Therapist for adolescents. Melanie utilizes empowering, empathetic communication with strengths-based and client-centered interviewing approaches. She incorporates holistic, evidence-based therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Exposure Therapy, Individual Integrative Psychotherapy, and nutrition and exercise. Melanie works alongside clients throughout the creation and implementation of personalized treatment plans that offer structured interventions and assist to create a greater self-acceptance, promoting both immediate and long-term change. Melanie grew up at the beaches and in the mountains of North Carolina and her love of nature has enhanced her life ever since - something she loves to share with others every chance she gets! Her love of family, friends, community, and animals (especially her dog, Lennon, and her cat, Ringo) keep her motivated and passionate throughout the ups and downs life throws her way. She loves traveling and exploring, but is just as content spending time in her local community and at home with her pets and loved on
Heidi Pace, ACMHC
Heidi Pace, ACMHC has been providing mental health therapy for 3 years. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Marriage and Family Studies at Brigham Young University in Idaho and a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at National Louis University. She is currently an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor (A.C.M.H.C.), working toward her hours for full licensure.
Heidi has completed the following advanced trainings: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness based on Stress Reduction, Internal Family Systems and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (E.M.D.R.)
During her time in the field she has gained a significant amount of experience working with various populations. She enjoys working with teens, mom's, women, kids and couples. Heidi has worked in residential treatment teens, Death and Bereavement centers for young children and their parents. Additionally, Heidi specializes in working with Trauma, Substance use/addiction. She is passionate about conducting play therapy with children, ages 3 and older. Furthermore, Heidi loves helping people heal from Domestic Violence. Heidi has a special love for working with people of the LGBTQ+ population.
Heidi believes that healing takes place within the therapeutic relationship. "Once the relationship is secure and safe, the client can begin to open up and heal."
In her spare time, Heidi enjoys being outdoors, hiking, running, listening to music, hiking, reading and creating art.
Douglas Hatch, CSW
Douglas is a Certified Social Worker (CSW). He received a Master's in Social Work from the University of Utah. He specializes in treating War Veterans. Doug is experienced in treating people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorder and Substance use and abuse related issues.
Douglas focuses on creating a safe, non judgmental environment to facilitate personal exploration and growth towards meeting needs and aspirations in life. He works in collaboration with clients to develop treatment approaches that respect each individual's desired therapeutic goals using evidence-based approaches such as: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Dave Falck, ACMHC
Dave Falck is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Utah, and Master’s degree from Argosy University.
Dave has experience working with substance abuse, depression, behavioral addictions, anxiety, compulsive behaviors, and PTSD. He uses CBT, ACT, Motivational Interviewing, and Person Centered modalities to facilitate mental healing, growth, and development.
Dave finds that healing and growth are most likely to happen in therapy when there exists an environment of trust, respect, and compassion.
Rebecca Nay, CSW
Rebecca Nay, CSW received her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Utah. She enjoys working with children and adults. Rebecca is a trauma-informed therapist. A bulk of her clinical experience involves helping clients gain and maintain sobriety. As an out and proud transgender woman, she brings a plethora of life experience into this field which has taught her how to connect with other human beings on a personal level so they can feel safe while working with her. That feeling of safety is critical in order to help clients connect with their trauma so they can start healing. You have to "feel it, to heal it" is one of her favorite mantras. As a survivor of PTSD herself, she understands how trauma can impact lives on so many levels which fules her passion for this work.
Krista Buda, CSW
Krista Buda is a Certified Social Worker who is trained in a variety of modalities to treat the mind, body and spirit. These therapeutic modalities include, but are not limited to, EMDR, Nutrition, CBT, ACT and Person Centered. I believe everyone needs a good foundation to start with, which includes good nutrition, exercise, meditation/yoga and great sleep. I have experience working with a variety of populations ranging from children to the elderly. I have worked in three different countries with survivors of sex trafficking. My passion is helping survivors heal and find happiness. I enjoy helping people explore their identities and alternative lifestyles such as LGBTQIA+, polyamorous couples and the integration of medicinal experiences into people's journey.
Krista is also passionate about helping people overcome anxiety, depression, panic to lead the life they find most fulfilling.
Krista is in a doctorate program in Integrative Psychotherapy.
Laura Mercer, CMHC
Laura graduated with a Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Westminster College in 2020. She has been providing therapy for 3 years and worked as a staff member in the mental health field for several years prior.
Laura spent much of her time working in substance use treatment centers and supportive housing. Laura enjoys working with adolescents, parents, adults, and families. She is passionate about helping others with substance issues, trauma, life transitions and grief.
Laura has training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Nutrition, and Gottman Couples Therapy.
Laura spends her time doing crafts, taking her Littles on adventures, and trying new foods.