Archives: Therapists

  • Brianna Peterson, CMHC, Intern

    Brianna Peterson, CMHC, Intern

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    Brianna is a Clinical Mental Health Counseling intern. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of Washington and is currently attending Westminster College where she plans to graduate in May of 2024. Brianna has a variety of experience working with children and teens in residential, primary school, and intensive outpatient settings. She has…

  • Jordan Murphy, CMHC, Intern

    Jordan Murphy, CMHC, Intern

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    Jordan is a Clinical Mental Health intern. She received her BS in Psychology and Family, Community, and Human Development from the University of Utah. She is a graduate student at Westminster College and plans to graduate in May 2024.    Jordan’s background as a Mental Health Advocate and intern at The Children’s Center has provided…

  • Merrill Bohmbach, CMHC, Intern

    Merrill Bohmbach, CMHC, Intern

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    Merrill is a Clinical Mental Health Intern. She is passionate about helping children, teens, and their families navigate life’s hardships. Merrill brings a warm, patient, and playful approach to therapy. She believes the best outcomes are found by collaborating with caregivers and strives to help families communicate better while repairing relationships. She has experience working…

  • Gin Anderson, ACMHC

    Gin Anderson, ACMHC

    Gin is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor from Westminster College and is excited to be with Hope and Healing. Gin has an extensive background in teaching, managing and developing youth and young adults throughout her time as a teacher and owner of an outdoor recreation business in Juneau, Alaska. She also has experience with acute…

  • Jenny Hong, ACMHC

    Jenny Hong, ACMHC

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    Jenny is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor.  She received her BS in Psychology from the University of Utah and graduated in May 2023 from Westminster College with her MS. Jenny has had experience working with adolescents in a behavioral health inpatient setting as well as with adults in substance use, recovery and detox. Jenny is…

  • Kumi Morse, ACMHC

    Kumi Morse, ACMHC

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    Kumi is an alumnus of Westminster College, having graduated in May 2023 with her MS. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Utah. Additionally, she pursued studies in early childhood education at Salt Lake Community College. With almost 15 years of experience, Kumi has dedicated her career to working with young…

  • Stephanie Kelley, ACMHC

    Stephanie Kelley, ACMHC

    Stephanie is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She received her MS from Westminster College, previously getting her BS in Psychology. She has had experience working with suicidal and psychotic adults and adolescents at a behavioral health inpatient unit and with weekly therapy with children and parents. Stephanie enjoys working with children over eight years…

  • Bruno Strafacci, ACMHC

    Bruno Strafacci, ACMHC

    Bruno is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Bruno sees his clients as potentially open to their relationships with the environment and others. He believes that it is within responsibility, curiosity, and attentiveness that healthy development can happen. Therefore, Bruno aims to promote safe experiences for families. In sessions, his goal is to establish an…

  • Susannah Anderson, ACMHC

    Susannah Anderson, ACMHC

    Susannah believes that relationships and attachments are at the root of healing and recovery. As relationships are strengthened and trust is repaired, healing can occur. This process is a journey, not a destination. Susannah Anderson is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor who has been with Hope and Healing since January 2020. She is a…

  • Heather Abbott, CMHC

    Heather Abbott, CMHC

    Heather Abbott is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor who has been with Hope and Healing since May 2020. She graduated with her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Westminster College. She also holds a B.S. in Psychology and Family and Consumer Science from the University of Utah. Heather believes that our earliest experiences shape…