SUDC, Admissions Director
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.
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, MD
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 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 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.
Kate received a Master of Science in Art Therapy, with an emphasis in clinical counseling, from Mount Mary University. She approaches the therapeutic alliance from a person-centered, Rogerian perspective and believes in each individual’s power for recovery and growth. Kate is trained in mindfulness practice and the integration of mind and body for healing. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and has rich experience providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Kate is currently a clinician in training in EMDR therapy and presently offers EMDR therapy to clients. She is a bilingual therapist (English/Español), has experience working with clients at inpatient and outpatient facilities, and has been part of the Alpine team since 2019.
Wendy has a 25 year career in social work that ranges from working at Utah State Prison in the first drug and alcohol program to the Special Victims Team with the District Attorney of Utah and ending as a ER trauma social worker. Specialties include: adult individual therapy for depression, anxiety and trauma related issues. In addition she has worked for years with people recovering from addictions.