Jennifer has 25 years of experience treating adolescents in a wide variety of settings. Trained as a therapist, Jennifer is certified in DBT by the Linehan Institute, she also relies on the empirically based modalities of CBT, Family Systems and Motivational Interviewing. After experiences in inpatient, residential, and wilderness settings, Jennifer believes the continuum of care is essential to long term success. Acting as a part of the Executive team at both Elevations RTC and ViewPoint Center, Jennifer ensures the highest quality of therapeutic intervention for our students. Developing and managing a highly skilled team of Clinicians and program staff, Jennifer enjoys the energy and optimism of teenagers.
As a parent of two teenage boys, Jennifer knows enrolling a child in treatment is one of the hardest decisions a parent will make. Respecting this decision, she is always driven to honor each student and families individualized treatment needs. Always drawn to the outdoors, Jennifer enjoys spending time hiking with her family and two dogs in the mountains and deserts of Utah.
Master of Social Work, University of Utah: Bachelor of Science, Sociology and Psychology, Brigham Young University
“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional,” -Ghandi