Stephanie L. Gardner, LCSW

Owner/Therapist

 

Stephanie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of New England in 2016. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Brigham Young University in 2006. She is EMDR Certified.

 

Stephanie is trained in helping single adults, families, children and those in emotionally abusive situations. She is trained in many therapy techniques including EMDR, DNMS, DBT, CBT, and attachment based therapy among others. Stephanie uses a myriad of tools and techniques to ensure each client has a personally tailored experience. She is familiar with the latest methods to help drive rapid and profound results! 


Stephanie can help with adolescent behavior problems, self-injury, young single adult and single adult relationship issues, failure to launch young adult issues,  and anger management. Stephanie specializes in emotional and psychological abuse, narcissistic abuse, and treating trauma. She also has extensive experience with depression, anxiety, pornography addiction, PTSD, and grief. Stephanie has advanced training in EMDR.

 

She says: "Most of my clients have one similar regret, 'I wish I had done this sooner!' I can't wait to help you begin your journey towards change and healing."  To schedule an appointment with Stephanie please call our office. Stephanie is in network with EMI, Selecthealth and United Healthcare. 

Jessica Furner, CSW

Therapist

 

Jessica is a CSW (Certified Social Worker) she received her Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Utah State University and her Master's degree in Social Work from Brigham Young University. 

 

Jessica is deeply compassionate and caring. She has extensive training in trauma. She received a trauma informed clinical social work certificate and is trained in trauma focused CBT (TF-CBT) as well. 

 

More recently, Jessica worked for LDS Family Services where she treated, individuals, families and youth. She also co-facilitated pornography treatment groups. Jessica also has experience with under-privledged populations and spent time working at the Utah State Prison where she co-facliltated CBI-SA (Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Substance Abuse) groups in Spanish and English. 

 

Jessica is a former employee at CAPSA a non-profit domestic violence, sexual assault and rape recovery center in Cache County. She is trained in sexual assualt and domestic violence and has co-facilitate groups and provided therapy for victims and survivors.  Jessica is trained in CBT, TF-CBT, DBT, ACT, Mindfulness and MI. She is experienced with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, grief and loss, hopelessness, anger, low self-esteem, pornography recovery, youth, and teen issues. 

 

Jessica believes in providing a treatment approach that is driven by the needs, and goals of each individual. She also recognizes that the therapeutic relationship is powerful in assisting clients in gaining insight, healing, and transformation. She is truly passionate about her work as a therapist, and in providing a safe, and supportive environment. Jessica is in network with Selecthealth and EMI.  Jessica is also bilingual and can provide services in Spanish and English.

 

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Logan Staheli, CSW

 

Therapist

 

Logan is a CSW (Certified Social Worker) he received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Utah Valley University and his Master's in Social Work from the University of Utah. 

 

Logan is EMDR trained and is excellent with treating trauma. He is also trained in and can treat domestic violence (both perpetrators and survivors/victims), substance abuse, couples, depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, and pornography addiction.

 

Logan's previous work experience includes working in both residential and outpatient settings. He is a former employee of Provo Behavioral Hospital where he worked with those in memory care and assisted in the chemical dependence units. 

 

Logan has spent time working at Provo School District as a school social worker as well and helping youth and children in individual therapy. He has worked with students who were involved in a variety of issues and he facilitated groups relating to suicide prevention, friendship building, social skills, and behavior management. Logan has also provided care and services to needy and under-served families in the community. 

 

Most recently Logan has been a therapist at the Institute for Cognitive Therapy where he worked with clients from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Logan is passionate about his work and well trained in creating a safe environment where people can find hope and healing.  Logan uses a variety of modalities including CBT, EMDR, MI, and EFT. He specializes in the treatment of pornography, depression and anxiety and in couples therapy. Logan is in network with Selecthealth and EMI. 

Caitlin Bailey, CSW

Therapist

 

Caitlin is a CSW (Certified Social Worker) she received her Bachelor's degree in Communications from Utah State University and her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Utah. She provides services in Spanish and English.

 

Caitlin loves helping people and is passionate about her work.  She has extensive training in trauma. She  is trained in EMDR as well as trauma focused CBT (TF-CBT) as well as Gottman Couples therapy (Level 2). She is also trained in and uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotion Focused Couples Therapy, Acceptance and Committment Therapy, MBB(Mind body-bridging for PTSD and Stress), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. 

 

More recently, Caitlin worked for LDS Family Services where she treated, individuals, families and youth. She is also bilingual and can provide sessions in Spanish. She has experience helping those with depression, anxiety, attachment issues and disorders, truama, adolescent issues, and domestic violence. She is crisis trained and can provide immediate help to those dealing with the effects of PTSD or trauma. 

 

Caitlin also has extensive training and experience in working with adolescents. Her previous work history involved working at two residential treatment centers when she treated teens 13-17 in the Child Welfare System who struggled with displacement, family issues, sexual abuse trauma, emotional disorders and substance use disoders. She has taught parenting classes and provided psychoeduction and run groups for parents of troubled teens. 

 

Caitlin is kind, considerate and caring. She loves her work and is anxious to help those wanting to heal. She believes in providing treatment specific to each person and driven by their own motivations and goals. Caitlin is in network with EMI and Select Health.  Also fluent in Spanish.

Jeneille Larsen, MS

Neurodiversity and Education Advocate

 

Jeneille is from Cache Valley, Utah. She received her Bachelor's degree in Child Development from Utah State University and her Master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Infancy and Family Development and Early Intervention from Bank Street College in New York City. Presently Jeneille is a Doctorate student in Early Childhood Education and Infant Mental Health from Fielding University in California.

 

She works as Special Education Teacher for a K-8 school and provides coaching for families and students with special needs, learning, and behavioral challenges.  Jeneille's life goal is to have a positive influence in the lives of the children and families she works with. She believes that as humans we develop and grow our ability to learn throughout our whole lives. Her aim is to inspire and show students how to become lifetime learners, and to see the world from more than one perspective. She endeavors to be a coach who is not afraid to get messy and be vulnerable. She believes in experiential learning and hopes to show children and parents by example that growth happens in moments of risk and vulnerability.

 

Things Jeneille specializes in and can help families with:

  • One-on-one help and training for parents and children with special educational and behavioral needs (Learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism, Aditory processing, etc).
  • She can assist in creating more positive parent/child relations through hands on regular family meetings to teach the skills and tools needed to help you communicate better with and to understand your child. 
  • She can be an advocate and provide information about school support for students (IEPs, 504s) and she can walk you through the process for how to secure these accomodations for your student/child. 
  • She can provide assistance with requesting school evaluations and Special Education information
  • She supports parent and child rights in the classroom and at school
  • She can review evaluations and/or IEP goals and accommodations
  • She can provide available resources for families to support student needs at school and at home
  • She can provide coaching and hand's on support for positive child and family relations and behaviors
  • She can provide skills and strategies to support challenging behaviors at home and/or at school
  • She can provide strategies to assist students and families in gaining success in the classroom and with schoolwork/homework.

To schedule an appointment with Jeneille please call our office. 

 

Kathy Petersen

Office Manager

 

Kathy is a current student working towards her Bachelor's in Social Work at Utah Valley University. She is very aquainted and familiar with mental health issues and mental health settings. Kathy understands what it takes to find the courage to begin your own healing journey and she is here to support you all along the way and to answer any questions you may have regarding our services.

 

In her spare time when she's not at work Kathy enjoys spending time with her children and working on various art projects.  Kathy can be reached anytime M-Th between 9-5pm at (801) 876-0036 or by emailing  officemanager@actuallyconnect.com. 

Mikell Sudweeks

Billing Specialist

 

Mikell has held many positions in the past that have prepared her for her role here at Actually Connect. She has been most recently running her own pre-school for the past 6 years. Mikell loves children and loves teaching. In addition to her role here at Actually Connect she is also a subsitute teacher for special education classes in her local school district. When she's not working Mikell enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, biking and playing volleyball. 

 

Mikell handles all billing for the office, including insurance claims questions and questions about ecclesiastical billing.

Mikell can be reached anytime M-Th between 9-5pm at (801) 876-0036 or by emailing  billing@actuallyconnect.com. 

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