Ashley Henderson, LCSW
Ashley Henderson is an ownership partner and clinician with Reach Counseling, LLC. She is an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in her tenth year of practice. She received her undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University and masters degree at the University of Utah, both in social work with a minor in Gerontology. Other certifications she holds include: Completion certificate from Postpartum Support International, Child-Welfare Certificate, Trauma-Focused CBT and Tobacco Cessation Certification. Her areas of expertise include but not limited to: pregnancy, postpartum and perinatal challenges, infertility/miscarriage struggles, child and family therapy, play therapy, trauma treatment, treatment of anxiety/ depression, women’s issues, sports psychotherapy and grief/loss counseling.
Levi Schomas, LCSW
Levi Schomas is an ownership partner and clinician with Reach Counseling, LLC. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has ten years of experience providing counseling services. He received his Bachelors degree in psychology and his Master’s in Social Work. Levi has completed certifications in Perinatal Mood Disorders with Postpartum Support International, and is a Level 1 Gottaman certified therapist. He started his career at an agency working with children and families for 3 years, and then moved to working with children and teenagers, ages 8-18, at a residential treatment center for another 3 years. Since then, he has engaged his private practice working with all ages. Levi enjoys working with couples in marriage counseling.
Other certifications and trainings: Trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mind-Body Bridging, parenting skills for moderately difficult children, therapy for generalized anxiety and depression, and different forms of play therapy.
Kate Hubrich, MSWi
Kate Hubrich is excited to be a Reach Counseling intern. She received her Bachelors degree at the University of Utah in Elementary Education. After graduating she taught English as a Second Language to college students and working professionals. She then went on to work at Prevent Child Abuse Utah where she fell in love with the field of social work. She is working towards her MSW and her LCSW and hopes to be a clinical, private practice therapist someday soon. Outside of Reach Counseling and focusing on her masters degree, she is passionate about refugee resettlement and travel.
Sasha Lloyd, MSWi
Sasha received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Utah with a minor in human development and family services. After the birth of her first child, she became a passionate advocate for postpartum women and began studying Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders including postpartum depression and anxiety. This passion drove her to switch her major to social work. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in social work at Utah Valley University and is excited to work with Reach Counseling creating and implementing the Intensive Outpatient Program for postpartum women.
Lucy Falk, MSWi
Lucy is in the Social Work Master’s program at Utah Valley University. She received her undergraduate degree in Family Studies from Utah Valley University. She is also a provisionally certified Family Life Educator. She has extensive experience working with children.
Chelsey Merchant, MSWi
Chelsey Merchant is working towards her MSW at the University of Utah. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Utah. Chelsey has worked with children, youth, and families in the foster care system as well as teenagers in residential treatment and adults in outpatient therapy. When working with clients, Chelsey likes to use techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and mindfulness practices such as meditation and deep breathing.
Chelsey is passionate about breaking the stigma and opening the dialog around mental health.
Dorothy Winters, MSWi
Dorothy will receive her Master of Social work from the University of Utah in May of 2020. Dorothy has experience providing individual and group therapy for clients with various mental health and substance use disorders. Dorothy has enjoyed volunteering in a variety of capacities in recent years, including facilitating grief support groups, working with youth experiencing homelessness, promoting education in areas of extreme poverty, and advocating on behalf of the LGBTQ+ community. Dorothy draws primarily from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Dorothy is passionate about helping individuals become unstuck and reconnected with their aliveness.
Alex Valencia, MSWi
Alex graduated with her Bachelors in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley University. During her four years of college, Alex played collegiate softball at Salt Lake Community College while completing her Associates Degree, and finished at UVU. Alex earned First Team All-American and Academic All-American Honors. She is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Social Work from UVU and is working towards becoming an LCSW. Alex is currently working for Davis Behavioral Health in the Crisis Recovery Unit. She also interned previously with the Stronger Families Agency. Alex’s passion is working with children because she believes that they are the foundation of change within our society. She believes that if we can have an impact on the youth in our communities, then we can impact generations to come.
Merri Brohammer MSWi
Natalie Smart, Office Manager, Billing & Scheduling
Natalie Smart completed her Bachelors degree in Business Management at Brigham Young University and has a background in operations and marketing. Natalie has volunteer experience working with children in orphanages in Peru and has enjoyed watching several of her Peruvian “children” grow up to be confident, resilient young adults. She enjoys traveling, waterskiing, and spending time with her husband and two children.