Getting to Know Us
Mary Beth Lente, LCSW
Mary Beth Lente graduated with her Masters in Social Work at the University of Utah and have spent the past decade working in various facets of the field. Her experience spans child welfare, medical social work, therapy, end-of-life care, and substance use. Throughout this time, She's had the privilege of working with children, teens, families, adults, and the LGBTQIA+ community.
Her focus lies in helping individuals cope with anxiety, depression, grief/loss, and trauma. She's passionate about providing a safe and comfortable space for clients to navigate their emotional struggles and pursue their unique goals.
She emphasizes empowerment, healing, and growth. Her counseling services primarily target young adults, utilizing approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.
Outside of work, you'll find her enjoying activities like paddle-boarding, reading, art, and traveling.
Barbara Ramos-Cryer, LCSW
Barbara has dedicated her career to working with children and their families. Originally from Argentina, she came to the United States at 12 years old. She's bilingual and bicultural.
Barbara enjoys bike riding, hiking and traveling with her family during her free time. She also loves spending time with her pets. Barbara is very spiritual and uses her connection to nature to help her cope during difficult moments.
She began working as a family advocate in 2011 teaching parents parenting skills, then transitioned to working at a residential treatment facility for teenagers. She also worked for three years with the Division of Child and Family Services.
In 2015 she graduated with a Bachelor's in Social Work from the University of Utah and obtained a Master’s in Social Work from Boise State University in 2018.
She began working as a therapist in 2017; she has treated people from all ages and various backgrounds. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma focused therapy and EMDR.
Brooke Hill, CSW
Brooke Hill proudly holds a Master's in Social Work from UNLV, a testament to her dedication and passion for making a positive impact on people's lives. Motivated by a genuine desire to help and a reputation as a stellar listener, Brooke found her calling in the field of Social Work.
With over a decade of experience, Brooke has navigated the complexities of social work, lending her expertise to adoptive families, birth mothers, and families in high-conflict situations. Her journey didn't start in academia, though. Before pursuing her master's degree, Brooke worked in both hospital and home health settings, providing essential medical care and honing her commitment to holistic well-being.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Brooke's heart lies with her husband and two kids. Together, they create cherished memories, often venturing outdoors or embarking on trips to new and exciting places. Brooke's love for a bustling, active lifestyle is evident in her perpetual quest for engaging activities.
Jacob Hereth, CSW
Jacob graduated with his bachelor’s degree in social work from Utah State University and with his Master's from the University of Utah. He has since worked with populations ranging from youth in residential treatment, to individuals who are on hospice.
Jacob has a passion for helping others as they process their mental health concerns, whether that be trauma, anxiety/depression, or processing loss. He uses the modalities of CBT, DBT, along with Solution Focused Therapy. He has also completed training to be able to treat domestic violence victims and perpetrators.
Jacob feels a great connection to the outdoors and spends much of his free time on the golf course or in the mountains with his wife and two dogs. He also loves sports with one of his greatest loves being college football. He is a lover of music, and all things nerd, you will not often find him without a Harry Potter book in his bag.
Jeremiah VanDyke, ACMHC
Jeremiah graduated with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas. He has worked with individuals in a variety of settings such as residential treatment, substance use treatment, inpatient treatment, and individual therapy.
Jeremiah works to create an environment where his clients feel safe to explore their struggles and enhance their strengths. He utilizes a variety of therapy methods including CBT, DBT, mindfulness, and positive psychology to help individuals better cope and strive in their environments.
In his free time, he loves to spend time with his wife and cat watching comedy shows. Right now their favorites are Bob’s Burgers, Abbott Elementary, and Welcome to Flatch. He believes that laughter is very important to mental health and we should all have a good laugh every day.
Tina Pham, MSWI
Tina graduated with her bachelor's degree from the University of Utah. She is currently in her Master's program to specialize in mental health. She is in her second year of grad school and will be graduating with her Master's next spring of 2024.
She has experience with adolescents and young adults. She is interested in specializing in trauma, domestic violence, and immigration services.
She enjoys spending time with her puppy on her free time. Her dog's name is Loki and he just turned 2 years old this year. One way she spends quality time with Loki is going on a canyon night drive and listening to music.
Amanda Lente, CSW
Amanda graduated with her Master's in Social Work from Boise State University. Over the past 9 years, Amanda has gained experience working with those involved in the justice system, the child welfare system, and the immigration system. She has worked with a wide variety of individuals, to include those with mood disorders, dissociative disorders, trauma histories, chronic stressors, and those going through life adjustments. Amanda works with all ages, but specializes in adolescents.
Amanda is a therapist who approaches therapy through a humanistic, empathetic, and behavioral lens, and believes that everyone needs a space to talk. Amanda frequently utilizes the modalities of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Narrative Therapy, but her approach varies depending on the specific needs of the client. She is passionate about supporting people while they navigate through hard times, make difficult choices, and figure out how to create the future they want to see. She believes in creating a strong therapeutic relationship, and walking next to her clients to find healing and direction in all phases of life.
In her free time, she tends to a room full of plants and her tortoise named Princess Tortellini. She enjoys traveling when she can, and finds New York City to be a home away from home.