Meet our Professionals

Life Enhancement Center provides the following experienced counselors, therapists, and caring staff to assist with your treatment needs - 


Dr. Russell Gaede, PsyD - Executive Director
Marriage and Family Specialist

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Credentials

*Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
*Former Psychology Adjunct Faculty for Utah Valley University
*Former Chair of Utah Professional Counselor Licensing Board

Educaton
*Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Forest Institute)

*Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy (Forest Institute)
*Master of Counseling in Mental Health Counseling (University of Phoenix)
*Bachelor of Science in Psychology (University of Utah) 
*Certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist


"
Clients appreciate my respectful and challenging counseling style that helps to develop their character virtues. I like helping adolescents, adults, couples, and families. My clinical specialties include marriage and family issues, Autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, spirituality, and pornography."


Dr. Jason King, PhD - Clinical Director
Trauma & Addiction Recovery Specialist

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Education
*Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision (Capella University)
*Master of Counseling in Mental Health Counseling (University of Phoenix)
*Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies (University of Utah)

Credentials

*Approved Clinical Supervisor
*Licensed and Board Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor

*Certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

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Chair of the Utah Clinical Mental Health Counselor Licensing Board
*2011-2012 Mental Health Counselor of the Year: American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)
*AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Substance Abuse and Co-Occuring Disorders Counseling



"I enjoy helping adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Clients appreciate my gentle, caring, and non-judgmental counseling style that helps develop their strengths and resilience. My clinical specialties are trauma (PTSD), substance abuse, ADHD, pornography, and marital relationships."

 



Daryl Essey, CMHC - Richfield, Manti, Nephi, and Delta Offices
Mental Health Counselor


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Education
* Master of Counseling in Mental Health Counseling (University of Phoenix)

Credentials
* Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor


Luca Reid, ACMHC - Provo Office
Addiction Recovery Specialist

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Education
* Master of Education in Professional Counseling (University of Utah)

Credentials
* Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor
* Psychology Adjunct Faculty at Utah Valley University


Allison Hansen, ACMHC - Payson Office
Equine Therapy Specialist

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Education
*Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (University of Phoenix)
*Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science (Utah Valley University) 

Credentials
*Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor

By having balance in body, mind and spirit, people can achieve happiness, regardless of life’s challenges and circumstances. My clinical specialties include childhood, adolescent, and family issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and parenting.













Tiffany Roe, CMHC - Provo Office
Addiction Recovery Specialist

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Education
*Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling (Argosy University)
*Bachelor of Science in Sociology (
Brigham Young University)

Credentials
*Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
*Psychology Adjunct Faculty at Utah Valley University

"Clients notice my individualized and friendly approach in treatment. My clinical specialties include adult and adolescent depression, substance abuse, domestic violence, sexual addiction, eating disorders, anxiety, PTSD, mood disorders, Autism spectrum disorders, and relationship issues. I am also trained in CBT and DBT treatments for trauma resolution." 













Joe Dennis, ACMHC - Pleasant Grove Office
Mental Health Specialist

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Education
*Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling (Argosy University)

Credentials
*Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor


 
Adelle Thomas, ACMHC - Eagle Mountain Office
Mental Health Counselor

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Education
* Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (University of Phoenix)

Credentials
* Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor


Ana Lia Borges-Martinez, AMFT - Provo and Eagle Mountain Offices
Spanish Speaking Therapist

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Education

*Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (Argosy University)

Credentials
*Associate Marriage and Family Therapist


Tiffany Radcliff
Office Manager
Samantha Suter
Billing Specialist

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