Counselors & Staff

Meet our Counselers and Medical Professionals
Debra Gibson

Debra is a graduate of the University of Utah's drug and alcohol program, her passion for substance abuse and mental health treatment started from her own personal journey with her son's addiction and her own trials on holding boundaries, learning how to cope with co dependence and understanding how to let go. Debra works within the community to provide education and assistance to help struggling individuals, their families and loved ones. She is dedicated to helping families and loved ones through their journey with addiction and the healing process.

Laurie Mohlman

Laurie returned to school after raising her children, two of whom have autism. She obtained her BS degree from Utah Valley University in Family Studies and graduated with her Masters of Social Work (MSW), specializing in addiction and mental health, from the University of Utah. Laurie has experience as a therapist in various settings, including outpatient substance use counseling, the Utah State Prison, inpatient mental health, and now as clinical director for the Alpine Center. She works with adults and adolescents and her specialties include addiction, both substance abuse and compulsive behaviors including pornography and gambling, faith transition, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, grief and loss, and issues related to LGBTQI individuals. Her life experience, added to her education, make her uniquely qualified to support you through your own life challenges.

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.

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.

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.

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.