Touchstone Therapy Center, Inc.

Attachment Disorder, Trauma, Adoption Issues, Child and Family Therapy

The Caring Clinical Staff at Touchstone

  • Ray DePrizio

    Clinical Director, PSY.D, LCSW

    Salt Lake City & Layton, Utah

     

  • About Ray

    Ray DePrizio, PSY.D, LCSW

     

    Ray has been the clinical director of Touchstone Therapy Center since 1992.  As a clinician, he has extensive experience treating attachment trauma and developmental difficulties with special needs populations, especially young children and infants in Foster Care and those who have been adopted.  He enjoys providing both brain-based interventions and attachment focused therapy in either an in-home or clinic environment.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Developmental Trauma

    • Attachment Disorders

    • Fetal Alcohol and Illicit Drug Exposed Children (FASD)

    • Infant-Parent Therapy

    • Complex PTSD

    • Oppositional Defiance Behavior

    • Parenting and Bonding Assessments

    • Attachment Focused Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)

    • Play Therapy

    • Couples Therapy

    • Early Childhood Developmental Difficulties

    • Depression and Anxiety

    • Adolescent Sexually Related Difficulties

    • School Based Interventions & Consultations (Preschool – High School)

    • Workshop Presentations on Attachment & Therapeutic Intervention

     

  • Carolyn Cox

    Clinical Supervisor, CMHC,

    EMDR Certified

    St. George, Utah

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    Carolyn Cox, CMHC, EMDR Certified

     

    Carolyn has been with Touchstone Therapy Center since 2005.  As a clinical supervisor at the St. George office, she is EMDR certified and is an experienced clinician’s trainer and workshop presenter.  She has worked with children and families in the field of special needs adoptions for more than 20 years.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • EMDR

    • Play Therapy

    • Sand Tray Therapy

    • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD)

    • Attachment Disorders

    • PTSD

    • Complex Trauma

    • Anxiety in Adults and Children

    • Depression in Adults and Children

    • Early Childhood Developmental Difficulties

    • Parenting Assessments

    • Attachment Focused PCIT (Parent-Child Interactive Therapy)

    • Couples Therapy

    • Workshop Presentations on Attachment & Therapeutic Intervention

     

  • Marc Anson

    Clinical Supervisor

    LCSW

    Layton, Utah

  • About Marc

    Marc Anson, LCSW

     

    Marc is a clinical supervisor at Touchstone Therapy Center.  During the past 10 years, he has worked with children 0-18 years of age in both the foster care and special needs adoptions populations.  He teaches families sensory motor integration techniques while treating the underlying developmental trauma.

     

     Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Attachment Disorders

    • Play Therapy

    • Anxiety and Depression

    • ADHD

    • PTSD

    • Complex Trauma

    • Sensory Integration

    • Oppositional Defiant Behaviors

    • Grief and Loss

    • Cognitive Restructuring

    • Family Systems

    • Sand Tray Therapy

    • Couples Therapy

    • Workshop Presentations on Attachment & Therapeutic Intervention

     

  • Chezlie Jedrziewski

    Clinical Supervisor

    CMHC EMDR Certified

    Salt Lake City, Utah

  • About Chezlie

    Chezlie Jedrziewski, CMHC, EMDR Certified

     

    Chezlie has been with Touchstone Therapy since 2008 and has provided therapy for children ages 0-18 years of age and adults. As a clinical supervisor, she is an experienced trainer of therapeutic modalities and interventions for the treatment of attachment and trauma, child development, and brain-based interventions.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • EMDR

    • Trauma and Attachment Disorder

    • Complex PTSD

    • Behavioral Difficulties

    • Anxiety and Depression

    • Parenting and Bonding Assessments

    • Sand Tray Therapy

    • Early Child Developmental Difficulties

    • FASD (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder)

    • Attachment Focused PCIT (Parent-Child Interactive Therapy)

    • Couples Therapy

    • Workshop Presentations on Attachment & Therapeutic Intervention

     

  • Aubrey Meyer

    CSW

    Salt Lake City, Utah

     

  • About Aubrey

    Aubrey Meyer, CSW

     

    Aubrey has focused her clinical work with preschool children through adolescents who have experienced developmental trauma and have difficulties with illicit substance abuse. She also has experience working with children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Attachment Disorders

    • Trauma Focused Cognitive Therapy

    • Parent-Child Psychotherapy

    • Narrative Therapy

    • ADHD

    • Oppositional Defiant Behaviors

    • Adolescent Substance Abuse and Assessment (SASSI & ASAM)

    • Complex Trauma

    • Grief and Loss

    • Childhood Anxiety and Depression

    • Sand Tray Therapy

  • Ann Rothlisberger

    PhD., CMHC

    Layton, Utah

     

  • About Ann

    Ann Rothlisberger, Ph.D., CMHC

     

    Ann has worked with children and families in a variety of settings.  She has worked in schools, detention centers, and out-patient treatment clinics addressing complex trauma issues and assisting families experiencing significant attachment difficulties as well as challenges transitioning into adoptive family relationships.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Attachment disorders

    • School Based Interventions

    • Pastoral Counseling

    • Play Therapy

    • Developmental Trauma

    • Delinquency

    • PTSD

    • Anxiety and Depression

    • Couples Therapy

     

  • Colby Backman

    ACMHC, EMDR Trained, and

    Sign Language Certified

    St. George, Utah

  • About Colby

    Colby Backman, MHC, EMDR Certified

     

    Colby is a nationally certified sign language interpreter and is EMDR certified.  He utilizes these skills in his clinical work.  His emphasis is on special needs foster and adoptive families and complex trauma affecting attachment relationships.  He focuses on in-home therapeutic interventions and works exclusively at the St. George clinic in Washington County.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Attachment Disorders

    • EMDR

    • In-Home Therapy

    • ADHD

    • Oppositional Defiant Behaviors

    • PTSD

    • Complex Trauma

    • Anxiety and Depression in Adults and Children

    • Sand Tray Therapy

  • Mindy Vanderloo

    CMHC, PhD. Candidate

    NOJOS Certified

     

  • About Mindy

    Mindy Vanderloo, CMHC, EMDR Certified, (Ph.D. Candidate)

     

    Mindy specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents who have experienced traumatic events and disrupted attachments.  She is certified in the assessment and treatment of adolescent sexual offenders and those exhibit sexual acting out behaviors.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • EMDR

    • Trauma and Attachment Disorders

    • Treatment of Complex PTSD

    • Cognitive Based Interventions

    • Play Therapy

    • NOJOS Assessments and Treatment

    • Family Therapy

    • Coping and Resiliency Skills

    • Anxiety and Depression

    • Oppositional Defiance Behavior

     

  • Elizabeth Weaver

    LCSW

    Salt Lake City, Utah

     

  • About Liz

    Liz Weaver, LCSW

     

    Liz’s therapeutic focus is with children and families with attachment difficulties, special needs adoptions and parent-child psychotherapy, especially with children 10 years of age and younger.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Attachment Disorder

    • Play Therapy

    • Early Childhood Developmental Difficulties

    • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

    • Grief and Loss

    • PTSD

    • Anxiety and Depression

    • Parent-Child Dyadic Therapy

    • Attachment Focused PCIT (Parent-Child Interactive Therapy)

    • Complex Trauma

    • Oppositional Defiant Behaviors

    • Sand Tray Therapy

     

  • Stefanie Petersen

    LMFT

    Layton, Utah

     

  • About Stephanie

    Stefanie Petersen, LMFT

     

    Stefanie enjoys engaging with children, ages 0-18 years, and their families within the home setting. Positive marital and spousal relationships are emphasized in order to strengthen the overall family, which is viewed as an important element of change in families.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Attachment Disorder

    • Trauma Focused Therapy

    • Play Therapy

    • Narrative Story Interventions

    • Grief and Loss

    • Oppositional Defiant Behaviors

    • ADHD

    • Family Systems

    • Sand Tray Therapy

    • Couples Therapy

     

  • Elisa Leary

    CSW

    Salt Lake City, Utah

     

  • About Elisa

    Elisa Leary, CSW

     

    Elisa has worked with foster and adoptive families for the last 12 years, some of which have been as an adoption respite provider.  Her training and clinical emphasis has been with children 0-18 years old and their families who are dealing with complex trauma and attachment disruption disorders.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Attachment Disorders

    • Play Therapy

    • Early Childhood Developmental Difficulties

    • Complex Trauma

    • Oppositional Defiant Behaviors

    • Anxiety and Depression in Children

    • Grief and Loss

    • ADHD

     

  • David Christensen

    MFT

    Bi-Lingual Spanish Speaking

    Salt Lake City, Utah

  • About David

    David Christensen, MFT

     

    David is a bilingual Spanish speaking Marriage and Family Therapist, with an emphasis in developmental trauma disorders. He also addresses the effects of developmental trauma and attachment difficulties using play therapy, enhancing coping skills, and conflict resolution within the family system.

     

    Areas of Specialty under the Attachment Based Therapy Module Include:

    • Special Needs Adoptions

    • Family Functioning

    • Play therapy

    • Cognitive Based Interventions

    • Communication and Conflict Resolution

    • Parent-Child Dyadic Therapy

    • Oppositional Defiant Behaviors

    • Anxiety

    • ADHD

    • Childhood Depression

    • Couples Therapy

     

Medication Management referrals are made to: Peggy Gerome, APRN and Family Pediatricians

Please contact us to request more information.

 

Touchstone Therapy Inc.

Fax: (801) 485-8111

 

Touchstone Therapy Clinical Staff

 

Each therapist at Touchstone Therapy Center is trained in Attachment-Based Therapy (ABT), child development, and play therapy modalities that incorporate parent involvement and are trauma focused. We also incorporate IN-HOME THERAPY to work with children and support families in their own environment and if necessary, implement and facilitate structure, and consistency within the family unit.

Touchstone staff members also provide clinical and educational training and support to the Utah Division of Child and Family Services, adoption organizations, special education staff, private organizations, graduate students and professional groups.

 

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