Faculty & Disclosures

This year’s phenomenal faculty is listed below for your reference. Their contact information is being posted as it is received and authorized for release. Each of these specialists were asked to sign a disclosure noting any potential conflicts of interest related to financial relationships with any ineligible companies – defined as any entity producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All disclosures received, if any, are noted below with each faculty member.

Monica Ashton, LCSW, PMH-C, CST Reproductive & Sex Therapist The Healing Group
Ray Bailey, MS Youth Suicide Prevention Program Manager; co-chair of the LGBTQ+ Suicide Prevention Workgroup Utah Department of Human Services
Roxanne Bartel, MD Inpatient Medical Director Huntsman Mental Health Institute; University of Utah
Ryan Jay Beauregard Programs Manager Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
Megan Broekemeier, MPH, CHES Drug Overdose Research Coordinator Office of the Medical Examiner, Utah Department of Health
Jeremy Brown, BCC Pastoral Care Coordinator (Chaplain); Army Chaplain Primary Children’s Hospital; Army Reserves
Jerry Buie, LCSW Clinical Director PRIDE Counseling DBA InSpirit Community
Anni Butterfield, LCSW, MBA, Designated Examiner Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services Steward Healthcare
Megan Call, PhD Director University of Utah Resiliency Center
Jeremy Christensen, LCSW Assistant Superintendent Utah State Hospital
Kevin Claunch, CMHC, LEO Adult Probation and Parole
Julia Connelly, PhD Director The Autism Clinic
John Cottrell, PhD, E-RYT500, CYT Creator and Owner mbody, LLC
Sean Crotty, MPH, PsyD CAND Founder Kuska Wellness
Nichole Cunha, LCSW Crisis Program Administrator Utah Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health
Kevin Curtis, LCSW Hospital Crisis Services Director Huntsman Mental Health Institute
Amy N. de la Garza, MD, IFMCP Medical Director, SLC and Director of Substance Use Disorder Programming Novamind
Lisa Diamond, PhD Professor University of Utah Department of Psychology, Division of Gender Studies
Michael E. Dusoe, PhD, LCSW Owner A/D Psychotherapy
Michael Findeis, MSW Authorizations Department Director Threshold Billing Solutions
Erica Fish, ACMHC Mental Health Counselor HMHI Downtown Behavioral Health Clinic
Lora L. Flanigan, SSW Victim Advocate Program Administrator Utah Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health
Kenton Francis, LCSW, Major (Rank in ARMY) Director of Psychological Health / Behavioral Health Officer Utah Army National Guard
Bruce Frazier Co-Founder InSpirit Community
Becky Fry Life Coach, Parent Unabridged Life Coaching
Parth Gandhi, PhD Neuropsychologist SCPTR
Aaron F. Gardner, LCMHC Owner & Therapist On Track Counseling
Jeanne Gibbs Sheriff, Clinical Services Director Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office / Salt Lake County Metro Jail
Douglas Goldsmith, PhD Licensed Psychologist Child and Family Therapist in Private Practice
Micaela Angela Gonzalez Survivor of Domestic Violence
Jason T. Goodson, PhD Staff Psychologist SLC VA Healthcare Systems;  Center for Anxiety and Behavior Treatment
Ashley Greenwell, PhD, HEC-C Licensed Psychologist Greenwell Psychology & Consulting
Joshua Greep, LCSW Clinical Director and Therapist CouplesWork, LLC
Kristina Groves, LCSW Red Mesa Behavioral Health Program Director Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake
Jack Davis Haden, LCSW Primary Therapist Utah Pride Center
Melanie Hall Parent of child on the autism spectrum (serving on Panel Tuesday)
Jamie Hales, LCSW ACMHC Perinatal Program Development Manager Huntsman Mental Health Institute; Board Co-Chair, Postpartum Support International Utah Chapter
Lisa Hancock, MHA, MPH Certified Peer Support Specialist Optum
John Hendrick, MD Assistant Professor of Palliative Care University of Utah
Elizabeth F. Howell, MD, DFASAM, DFAPA Associate Professor of Psychiatry Huntsman Mental Health Institute; and University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine
Cristina Hudak-Rosander, PhD Behavioral Health Clinic Manager Primary Children’s Center for Safe and Healthy Families
Jason Hunziker, MD Division Chief of Adult Psychiatry University of Utah School of Medicine & Huntsman Mental Health Institute
Kelli Jacobsen, LCSW Program Director Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing
Charise Jensen, MPS Program Manager, Community Care Transitions Program Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services
Chris Jones Investigative Reporter KUTV Channel 2 News
Keri Kammerman, BCC Chaplain Solstice Home Health
Calleen Kenney, CHW Parent Consultant Utah Family Voices / Autism Council of Utah
Lennie Knowlton, CMHC, CDWF Counselor Project Connection
Teighlor Kodel, CSW Program Supervisor Davis Behavioral Health
Benjamin R. Lewis, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Huntsman Mental Health Institute
Timothy Lewis, AHE Owner Wasatch Ayurveda
Anjuli Lineback, LCSW Board Co-Chairs Postpartum Support International Utah Chapter
VaRonica Little, LCSW Program Administrator of State Opioid Response Grants State Opioid Treatment Authority; State of Utah, Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health
Brad Lundahl, PhD Associate Professor; Clinician University of Utah; Compass Counseling & Consulting
Trinh T. Mai, LCSW Social Worker; Director of Mindfulness Programs University of Utah Health
Ariel Malan Program Coordinator University of Utah Trans Health Program
Caroline Marriott, LCSW Executive Clinical Director The DBT Center of Utah
Sonya Martinez-Ortiz, LCSW Executive Director Rape Recovery Center
Lucybel Mendez, MS Primary Children’s Center for Safe and Healthy Families
Celia Moleni Ale, MSW Clinician, Founder/Owner Manaaki Mental Health
Martha Lilia Mendes, LCSW, ASUDC Founder, Owner, Multilingual Trauma Therapist Inclusive Minded Counseling & Consulting, LLC
Aubrey Meyer, LCSW Clinical Supervisor Touchstone Therapy Center
Travis Mickelson, MD Intermountain Health Care, Child Healthcare Center
Seth Migdalski, MD Assistant (Clinical) Professor of Psychiatry Huntsman Mental Health Institute
Akanksha Mittal Bean, MA Neuropsychology Pre-doctoral Intern Utah State Hospital
Eric Monson, MD, PhD Co-Chief Resident Physician University of Utah Department of Psychiatry
MountainStar Rep St. Mark’s Geriatric Clinic
Thora Moore, AMFT Therapist Wasatch Behavioral Health
Tanya, Nagahiro, SSW Section Manager for Community Care Transitions Program (CCTP) Salt Lake County Division of Aging & Adult Services
Kathy S. Nelson, BA Training Specialist Salt Lake County Division of Aging & Adult Services
Alan Ormsby State Director AARP Utah
David Parker, EdD Consultant, Professor David Parker Consulting
Jeanette Pascoe Community Resource Director Barrington Assisted Living
Cory Pearson, BS Deputy Director, Veteran Services State of Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs
Melinda Pettingill-Patterson, MSW Owner/Therapist; Adjunct Professor Centered Life Psychotherapy; University of Utah School of Social Work
Chelsea Rose Pires, LMFT Nevada County Crisis Response Team Supervisor Sierra Mental Wellness Group
January Riggin Executive Director Soap2Hope
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead CEO & Founder Digital Responsibility
Yvette Romero Coronado, LCSW Founder & Lead Bilingual/Multicultural Therapist Madre Tierra Counseling & Consulting
Tom Ross, BS Executive Director Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
Carol Ruddell, MEd Administrator, Crisis & Suicide Prevention Utah Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health
Jordan Rullo, PhD, ABPP Clinical Health Psychologist University of Utah
Safe & Healthy Families Speaker
Verona Sagato, LCSW Executive Director Renew Wellness & Recovery
Caroline Searcy, LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker Department of Human Services, Department of Corrections, Utah National Guard
Paul Silvasi, PhD Psychologist Utah State Hospital
Michaela D. Simpson, MS Psychology Intern, Neuropsychology Track Utah State Hospital
Robert Simpson, MD, FASAM, dABPM-ADM, dABIM Medical Director Utah Department of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Utah Professionals Health Program
Greg Smith, AP&P
AlRae Snyder, APRN, PMHCNS, BC Clinical Nurse Specialist Utah State Hospital
Jordan Sorensen, MHA Project Manager Utah Hospital Association
Todd Soutor, PhD Crisis Services Davis Behavioral Health
Nicole Smedley Karuna Reiki Master Teacher Empowered Healing Reiki
Michael Staley, PhD Psychological Autopsy Examiner Utah Office of the Medical Examiner
Matt Steinkamp, LCSW Director Intermountain Employee Assistance Program
Gloria Taala
Joseph Tafur, MD Author & Internist Modern Spirit, Inc.
Leilani Taholo, PhD, LCSW Clinical Director Child and Family Empowerment Services
Laine Thom
Doug Thomas, LCSW Community Health Director Intermountain Healthcare
Andy Tran, LCSW Clinical Director Refugee & Immigrant Center; Asian Association
Jenette Turner, JD Assistant Attorney General Agency Counsel to Utah Department of Health & Human Services
Clifton R. Uckerman, LCSW Owner, Canna-Therapist Outpatient Behavioral Health
Jaime W. Vinck, MC, LPC CEO Recovery Ways
Mary Whyte, SCMT, MT-BC Clinical Director Pure Progression Music Therapy
Brandon Yabko, PhD Owner/Operator SLC PSYCH
Albert Zweig, JD Judge Former Drug Court Magistrate

All relevant financial relationships of faculty and planners will be resolved prior to the conference.

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