MSW, LCSW, ASUDC Licensed, EMDR Trained
Rick has a passion for mentoring adolescence and adults with diagnosed disorders. He helps clients to accomplish therapeutic assignments and facilitates group therapy processing and psychoeducation to individuals struggling with substance use disorders. He has a natural talent with helping individuals work through their problems and recognize their roll in governing their lives. He also works to assist in offering community resources for clients in need and has a vast history of volunteer and professional work through organizations such as Utah Foster Care, National Alliance of Mental Illness, Urban Indian Center, and Co-Director and board member of K.O.P.P.I.R. (Kids of Parents and People in Recovery). In addition to his work as a therapist, Rick is a licensed general contractor in the state of Utah and California. He likes working with his hands creating and building and can bring this passion and skill to clients as he teaches the value of hard work. His greatest passion is his family which includes his wife, children, and grandchildren. He enjoys traveling, weekend get-a ways, and the Hallmark channel.