Meet the Dedicated Team at Meadowbrook Counseling

At Meadowbrook Counseling, every member of our team, from therapists to administrative staff, is dedicated to supporting you on your journey to wellness. We are not just professionals but also compassionate allies who are committed to creating a safe, nurturing environment where healing and transformation can flourish. Our expert therapists specialize in various evidence-based modalities, ensuring personalized care tailored to your unique needs and goals. Join us, and experience the Meadowbrook difference - where empathy, expertise, and empowerment converge for holistic mental wellness.

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Meet Lizzie KollusCSW-I, EMDR

Lizzie extends a warm welcome and is delighted that you're here. With four years of experience in the mental health field, she has always harbored a deep passion for assisting others. Currently in her second year of the University of Utah's Master of Social Work program, Lizzie has worked with numerous individuals grappling with issues such as anxiety, depression, and various life challenges.

Lizzie's favorite aspect of this profession is witnessing clients discover hope and acquire valuable skills to navigate tough situations. She firmly believes in fostering a safe and nurturing environment where clients can freely express themselves and work towards finding their sources of happiness. Lizzie empathizes with the overwhelming and disoriented feelings that life can sometimes bring and genuinely believes in the transformative power of mutual support.

Lizzie would be honored to be a part of your journey towards healing and personal growth. She eagerly anticipates the opportunity to meet you and embark on this journey together.

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Meet Amber Rangel CSW, EMDR

Amber's primary aspiration is to create a welcoming and nonjudgmental space for clients to openly discuss their experiences and delve into their emotions, ensuring a safe environment for exploration. She incorporates a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including CBT, DBT, motivational interviewing, and ACT, with a current focus on obtaining certification in EMDR.

Specializing in providing support to individuals grappling with anxiety, depression, self-image concerns, and trauma, Amber also possesses significant experience in aiding survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Her clientele encompasses children, adolescents, and adults, reflecting her versatility as a therapist.

With a foundation in psychology, having earned her bachelor's degree from Utah State University, Amber graduated with her Master of Social Work from the University of Utah. Eager to collaborate with clients in their pursuit of desired goals and overcoming challenges, she looks forward to the opportunity to work together towards achieving meaningful progress.

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Meet Sydney SwensonCSW-I

When life becomes overwhelming, reaching out for assistance or someone to converse with can be the perfect solution. She is a dedicated social work student, committed to aiding individuals, whether it entails discussing daily challenges, unraveling past trauma, or simply lending an attentive ear. Whatever challenges one faces are valid, and she desires to offer her support. She works with a diverse range of clients, including children, youth, teens, adults, couples, and families. She eagerly anticipates assisting in any way possible.

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Meet Kaelan AllanLCSW, EMDR, Neurofeedback

Kaelan comes with a background of working in school, hospital, and higher care settings. She worked with the mentally ill and those in mental health crises, with an extensive background in suicide work. Kaelan graduated with Honors from Utah Valley University with a bachelors of social work. She continued her education at the University of Utah, graduating with high honors in the Master of Social Work program. She values education and has taken the approach that learning is continual, and often takes place outside of the traditional classroom.

She believes that each client is the expert in their own lives and recognizes the opportunity to learn is critical in development. Therapeutic work should be collaborative and that can only be done when all parties are ready. Kaelan takes a motivational approach with the belief that eventually pain will subside and we get to decide what will take its place.

Therapy can be uncomfortable but it should be embraced as we make changes for growth, find value through the difficult experiences and peace in collaboration. Kaelan currently works with children, adolescents, young adult, and adults.

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Meet Morgan OgdenACMHC, EMDR, Neurofeedback

Life is incredibly complex, and as life becomes more complex, humans become even more complicated. Morgan believes that inner peace and happiness in life arise when individuals are able to face reality and see it as it really is. Sometimes past experiences and expectations muddy our sense of identity and prevent us from seeing who we truly are. The quicker we are able to clear this fog, the sooner we are able to develop the inner peace that comes from living authentically. Morgan holds an MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Rocky Mountain University with an Undergraduate degree in Psychology from Utah Valley University. He has multiple years of experience working in residential treatment with co-occurring disorders (Depression, Anxiety, PTSD to name a few). His primary passion involves working with trauma for teens and adults, using modalities such as EMDR, Neurofeedback, and Narrative Therapy. He also utilizes  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Person-Centered Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

He would like to mention that he fully loves what he does! However, your time together will be fully centered on you. Morgan believes the most influential and insightful knowledge will come from within you as you meet together. He is excited and dedicated to serve you as a humble guide and resource for every step of the way! He would love to be a part of your journey at Meadowbrook.

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