Counselors & Staff

Meet our Counselers and Medical Professionals
Tracy B Anderson

Tracy received both his Bachelor’s Degree Cum Laude in Psychology and his Master’s Degree in Social Work from, the University of Utah, with an emphasis on clinical counseling. Tracy has a rich clinical background over the past 30+ years of private practice working with a wide range of clients and settings. He works compassionately to weave a fabric of mind/body skills with meditation, cognitive behavioral therapies and Jungian personal psychology to assist clients to understand and heal in their life processes. He has also worked for 30+ years in collaboration with medical professionals in the careful use of medications to stabilize and manage mental disorder such as anxiety and depression.

Debra Gibson

Debra is a graduate of the University of Utah's Drug and Alcohol Program. Debra works with communities to provide education and assistance to help struggling adolescents and their families. She is dedicated to helping families cope with the trials and tribulations that occur with adolescents in crisis situations.

Burton Fullmer

Burton Fullmer is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor who has been working for over 20 years in mental health and addiction treatment in Utah, in a variety of settings, including the University Hospital and Cirque Lodge in Sundance. He has both a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Addiction Treatment Training from the University of Utah as well as a Certificate in Process-Oriented Psychology through the Process Work Institute of Oregon. He works with anxiety, depression, addictions, relationships, grief and dreams; among other things, including process-oriented meditation and transformation through life’s journey of wholeness and healing.

Ashleigh Byrne

Dr. Ashleigh Byrne recently moved to Utah from the east coast, where she was working in New Hampshire at the largest Suboxone clinic in the state. Prior to that, she completed her training in anesthesia and pain management at Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston; she is double boarded in anesthesia and pain medicine.

Michael Desjardin

Michael Desjardin is a board certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He completed his education at the University of Utah and has extensive experience providing psychiatric care in multiple settings including inpatient and outpatient. He has worked for inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment centers providing medical health screenings, psychiatric evaluations, detoxification services, and medication management.

Ranae Sanders

Ranae Sanders attended BYU for undergraduate and graduate school. She graduated with her RN in 1974 and her Family Nurse Practitoner degree in 1981.She practiced family medicine for 7 years in, Utah and California. In 1987 she returned to Utah and did an 18 month residency in Psychiatry. She has had an inpatient and/or outpatient practice in psychiatry since that time.

Mitzy Stewart

Mitzy was born and raised in Utah. She graduated from the University of Phoenix with a masters degree in nursing administration and education, she also graduated from the University of Utah in the psychiatric nurse practitioner program. She has worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for almost 30 years.

Rick Tanski

Rick has worked in the field of substance abuse treatment for over thirty-five years. He has a deep understanding of addiction treatment and has developed and administered treatment programs for both adults and adolescents in the Salt Lake City area and Sydney, Australia. He is a powerful addition to our team.

Eric Lindgren

Eric Lindgren has worked in the recovery field since 2008 and went on to complete the University of Utah’s Substance Use Disorder Counseling Program in 2013, becoming fully licensed in 2015. Eric has a passion to not only help people recover from addiction, but to give them the tools to move on and have a fulfilling and purposeful life. When not in the office Eric focuses on improving himself with general fitness and weight lifting. But he would say his favorite thing to do is spend time with his daughter, Zayla.

Jessica Goulding

After working as a part of Alpine Center’s office staff for 3 years, Jessica found herself inspired by the recovery process and decided to take her position a step further. She is a recent graduate of the University of Utah’s Substance Use Disorder Counseling Program and is working towards her degree in Social Work.

Lindsay Fenton

A native of Los Angeles, Lindsay moved to Salt Lake City in 2009 to pursue a career in mental health counseling. She earned her masters degree at the University of Phoenix's clinical mental health counseling program, and is currently a licensed Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She earned a bachelors degree in Communication Studies from Loyola Marymount University. Lindsay's knowledge is focused in the addiction field, with special attention to adolescents, young adults, and their families. She also has vast experience in working clinically with insurance companies to obtain authorizations for those in substance use and mental health treatment.