ACMHC

Gayla Perkins

Gayla Perkins, Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor (ACMHC) has a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and is a Nationally Board-Certified Counselor. She has experience working with kids, teens, and adults in a wide variety of issues, including trauma, anxiety, depression, ADHD, DMDD, domestic violence, life transitions, and relationship challenges. She also has experience working with the LGBTQ population. Gayla is licensed to work with domestic violence issues. She utilizes a variety of evidence-based methods, tailored to the client and their situation, including EMDR, play therapy, ACT, and CBT. She has received additional training in EMDR, EMDR/Sandtray Integration, TF-CBT, and domestic violence. She emphasizes mind/body/spirit wellness and recognizes the relationship between the client the therapist as a powerful agent for change.

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Rylee Lester
LCSW
Rylee Lester, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), graduated from the University of Utah and obtained a master's degree in social work with a concentration in mental health. Rylee is a certified clinician in Mind-Body Bridging, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement
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Joslin Batty
LCSW, RPT-S
Joslin Batty, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S), graduated from Utah State University with a master’s degree in Social Work. She received her bachelor’s degree from Utah Valley University in Behavioral Sciences with an emphasis on Psychology.
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Candace Sam
LCSW
Candace Sam, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), graduated with an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University and then completed a Master of Social Work degree from University of Southern California (Fight On!). She has been a licensed therapist since 2015 and loves working
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