285 W. 800 S.
Roosevelt, Utah 84066

(435) 725-6300
1140 W. 500 S.
Vernal, Utah 84078

(435) 789-6300


info@nccutah.org
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~ PERSONNEL ~

Samantha Atwood, ACMHC

Samantha Atwood Samantha Atwood, ACMHC, has been with Northeastern Counseling Center in Roosevelt as a therapist since March 2015. Her education includes a Masters in General Psychology from Capella University, and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment, and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and adults. Her areas of interest include adults in their twenties, women who have been in abusive relationships, along with couples and family counseling.


Patricia Bennett, LCSW

Patricia BennettTricia Bennett, LCSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since 1989. She is a therapist and Clinical Site Supervisor in the Roosevelt office. She provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults. Her interest is in treating trauma-related symptoms in youth, adults and first responders. She is a certified Mental Health First Aid presenter. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah and her Masters of Social Work from the Graduate School of Social work, University of Utah in 1998.


  
Tracie Carmichael, CSW

Charles Crane Tracie Carmichael, CSW, recently joined Northeastern Counseling Center as a therapist in the Vernal office. She has several years' experience working with children, youth, and families. She provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and adults. Her interests include trauma work, depression, anxiety, and play therapy for children. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah and her Masters of Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Work, Utah State University in 2011.



Michele Catten, CSW

Michele Catten Michele Catten, CSW, joined Northeastern Counseling Center as a therapist in the Roosevelt office in 2015. Michele provides intake assessments, therapy and crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults. She is particularly passionate about treating trauma-related symptoms in children, teen girls, and women. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Brigham Young University and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Utah Graduate School of Social Work in 1996.





  
Grant Child, LCMHC

Grant Child Grant Child, LCMHC, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2007. He provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and adults in the Vernal office. He has received degrees in Spanish, Technical Sales, and Psychology and a Master of Counseling in Mental Health Counseling.










Cole Christensen, LCSW

Cole Christensen Cole Christensen, LCSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center Since 2013. He has over 15 years of experience working with adolescents in a variety of different therapeutic settings. He provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults in the Roosevelt office. His treatment interests are helping youth and adults with depression, anxiety, and trauma. He also enjoys helping children work through mood regulation and behavioral struggles. He is currently finishing up his training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He received his Bachelor's Degree from UVSC in Behavioral Science, with an emphasis in Psychology and his Masters of Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Work, Utah State University.


 
  
Jonathan Crane, LCSW

Jonathan Crane Jonathan Crane, LCSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2011. He is a therapist in the Vernal office. He provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis interventions for children, adolescents and adults. He is a part of the Drug Court treatment team and enjoys helping substance abuse clients overcome their struggles and regain hope in their life. He also enjoys assisting mental health clients find answers and coping skills to their individual struggles. He uses cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral therapy, moral reconation therapy, motivational interviewing, client centered therapy, etc., and strives to help a client reconnect with themselves in a balanced manner. He graduated with his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah in 2008 and his Masters of Social Work also from the University of Utah in 2010.


Rochelle Danley, LCMHC

Rochelle Danley Rochelle Danley, LCMHC, has been with Northeastern Counseling Center since 2008. She is a therapist in the Roosevelt office who provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Southern Utah University and a Master's of Science in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix in 2007. Her current treatment interests are in positive psychology, depression, anxiety, substance addiction and trauma.






  
Spencer Donovan, LAMFT

Spencer Donovan Spencer Donovan, LAMFT, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since October 2015. He is a therapist in the Roosevelt office. Spencer provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, as well as the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. His main interests focus on helping individuals, couples, and families improve their interpersonal relationships and assist them in overcoming anxiety and depressive symptoms. He received his B.S. in Psychology, with a minor in Family, Consumer, and Human Development, from Utah State University in 2013, and his Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2015.


Brandon Ercanbrack, LCSW

Brandon Ercanbrack Brandon Ercanbrack, LCSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2011. He has seven years prior experience in human service related positions. He was born and raised in the Roosevelt area. He is a therapist in the Roosevelt office. He provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults. His treatment interest is in trauma related symptoms in children, adolescents, and Veterans. He received his B.S. in Family, Consumer, and Human Development in 2006, and his Masters of Social Work in 2011 from Utah State University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.


  
Keith Evans, M.D.

Keith Evans Keith Evans, M.D., has been working at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2011. He works in both the Vernal and Roosevelt offices, prescribing medications for children, adolescents and adults in order to treat psychiatric conditions including depression, anxiety, Bi-Polar Disorder, OCD, ADHD, PTSD and psychosis. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1976 and worked as a local OB/GYN prior to pursuing his interest in mental health at Northeastern Counseling Center. He was mentored for 18 months by Dr. Kent Worthen, Board Certified Psychiatrist, and has had extensive ongoing continuing education in psychiatry. Clients may be referred to Dr. Evans for medication management services by a therapist at NCC.


Robert Hall, LCSW

Robert Hall Robert Hall, LCSW, has served as Northeastern Counseling Center's Clinical Director since 2001. Robert oversees the Center's treatment and prevention programs. He believes in people's ability to recover and experience improvements in their lives. As an administrator and as a therapist, he believes an emphasis on suicide prevention, intervention and awareness can and will save lives. He received his B.S. in Family Human Growth and Development from Utah State University in 1993 and his Masters of Social Work from the University of Utah in 1998.




  
Paula Jones, LCSW

Paula JonesPaula Jones, LCSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since September 2014. She is a therapist in the Vernal office. She provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults. Her passion is to motivate individuals, families and children to cultivate resilience and coping skills in securing a foundation for lasting changes. She believes regardless of what the current perspective may be, there is always the possibility for a greater yet-to-be. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Social Work from Brigham Young University in 2010 and her Masters of Social Work from Utah State University in 2014.


Catherine Jurado, LCSW

Catherin Jurado Catherine Jurado, LCSW, is a therapist and Clinical Site Supervisor in the Vernal office and has worked at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2011. She provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and adults. Her interests include trauma work, depression, anxiety, and play therapy for children. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Westminster College and Master of Social Work degree from the Graduate School of Social Work, Utah State University.




  
Rhonda Kamai-Kekela, LCSW

Rhonda Kamai-Kekela Rhonda Kamai-Kekela, LCSW, is a therapist working in the Vernal office. She devotes herself to working with people who have experienced trauma and struggle with anxiety, depression and addictions. She is a certified therapist in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, as well as using other treatment modalities including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing among others. Clients that have worked with her have experienced a noticeable decline in symptoms and have seen significant improvements in their lives and relationships. She is dedicated to helping people improve their quality of mental health and overall wellbeing.


Mandaran Labrum, LAMFT

Mandaran Labrum Mandaran Labrum, LAMFT, joined Northeastern Counseling Center in May of 2015. She is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in the Vernal office. She received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Utah State University and her Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Virginia Tech in 2014. She provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and adults. Her clinical interests include working with partner and family relational issues and treating clients suffering from anxiety and depressive symptoms.



  
Suzanne Maddocks, CSW

Suzanne Maddocks Suzanne Maddocks, CSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2007. She is a therapist in the Roosevelt office. Suzanne provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescent and adults. Her interest is in treating trauma related symptoms and general mental health symptoms in children and youth. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah and her Masters of Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Work, Utah State University in 2011.





Melody Miller, LCSW

Melody Miller Melody Miller, LCSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since 1998. She is a therapist and lead member of the substance abuse treatment team for the Roosevelt Office, offering substance abuse assessments, an Enhanced Outpatient Program and Individual substance abuse therapy. She also provides mental health treatment and assessments, as well as crisis intervention services for adolescents and adults. Her primary interests are the treatment of substance abuse disorders and underlying mental health issues such as trauma and depression. She received her B.S. in Social Work from Colorado State University in 1993 and her Masters of Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Work, University of Utah, in 2001. Melody is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.


  
Justin Morris, LCSW

Justin Morris Justin Morris, LCSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2011. He is a therapist in the Vernal office. He provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment, and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and adults. He is a member of the Uintah County Drug Court team and runs the phase one group of the enhanced outpatient substance abuse treatment program. His interests include working with adults with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues, and children impacted by trauma. He received a bachelor's degree in social work from the University of Utah in 2007 and a Masters of Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Work, Brigham Young University in 2011.


Gayla Reinhardt, LCSW

Gayla Reinhardt Gayla Reinhardt, LCSW, has been at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2014. She is a therapist in the Roosevelt office and provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults. Her interests are in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She received her Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Human Development in 2008 and her Masters of Social Work in 2014 from Utah State University.



  
Lindsay Wilson, LCSW

Lindsay Wilson Lindsay Wilson, LCSW, is a therapist in the Vernal office and has worked at Northeastern Counseling Center since 2013. She has experience working as a therapist since 2007. She provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and adults. She is certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapy. Her interests include trauma work, dissociative identity disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, sand play and play therapy for children. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah and Master of Social Work degree with a special emphasis in substance abuse treatment from the Graduate School of Social Work, University of Utah.


Rick Wright, LCSW

Rick Wright Rick Wright, LCSW, joined Northeastern Counseling Center as a therapist in the Vernal office in 2016. He provides mental health and substance abuse assessments, treatment and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and adults. Previously, Rick has worked at the Utah State Hospital, for the Division of Services for People with Disabilities, for the Division of Child and Family Services, as well at St. Mark's Hospital. Rick's clinical interests include trauma, attachment, and addiction. He is currently working towards certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Rick received his Bachelor's Degree from UVSC in Behavioral Science, with an emphasis in Social Work and his Masters of Social Work from the University of Utah.