Lauren Flores, LMFT

Lauren Flores received her master’s degree from the Adler School, discovering early in her career that she had a passion for the mind-body connection. Lauren is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and works in the PHP, IOP and Outpatient Programs at our Boise location.

Emily Jenkins, RD, CD

Emily got her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Utah State University in 2013. She did rotations for her internship in Vancouver, Washington and became a registered dietitian in April 2014. Emily worked as a dietitian for 3 years at WIC before coming to Center For Change in 2017. Emily enjoys helping individuals create…

Trevor Hardcastle, LMFT

Trevor Hardcastle has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2005.  He is specialized in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Eating Disorder Treatment. He has used his training to work in many different venues, including outpatient clinics, residential treatment, court programs and hospital settings. Trevor has delivered…

Meggie Holden, RD, CD

Meggie Holden graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelors degree in dietetics. While working on her undergraduate degree, she worked as the diet tech at the Center for Change. After completing her internship with Utah State University, she started working at the Center for Change as a Registered Dietitian. Meggie is passionate about helping…

Aubree Blackner, RD, CD

Aubree Blackner works as a registered dietitian here at Center for Change, mostly at the Cottonwood Heights location. Aubree graduated from Utah State University with her undergraduate degree and is currently attending the University of Utah pursuing her Master’s in Health Promotion and Education. Aubree has a passion for nutrition and helping others.

Robert W. Clark, SPHR

Robert Clark joined the team at Center for Change in 1998 with more than two decades’ worth of experience in general management and human resource management. He received his master’s degree in international relations from Brigham Young University and worked for 10 years in the international software industry. The director of regional operations for WordPerfect…

Jenaca Beagley, MSN, APRN, NP-C, CDE

Apart from her personal experience with diabetes, living with it for the past 29 years, Jenaca has years of professional experience working in the field of diabetes. She has been a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) for over 10 years, starting in 2002 as an RN at the Diabetes Management Clinic at Utah Valley Regional Medical…

Michelle Smith, MSN, APRN, NP-C

Michelle Smith has been practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Center for Change since 2007.  While at Center for Change she has enjoyed being part of a team that believes in replacing suffering and pain with hope, healing and recovery. Michelle graduated from Brigham Young University as a Family Nurse Practitioner and prior to…

Mike T. Swinyard, MD, FAAP

Dr. Swinyard is a board-certified endocrinologist who has had type 1 diabetes mellitus for 40 years. Having diabetes himself gives personal insight into the challenges faced in treating chronic endocrine diseases. Encouragement and positive support are part of every treatment plan. He is from Idaho Falls and attended medical school at the University of Utah….

Reid Robison, MD

Dr. Reid Robison was born in Chicago, but grew up in Toronto, Canada.  He completed undergraduate studies in Neuroscience at Brigham Young University, studied anatomy at Cambridge,  and then went on to medical school at the University of Utah where he obtained both his MD and MBA degrees simultaneously. After residency training in Psychiatry at…

Erin Ogden, RD, CD

Erin Ogden completed her education to become a registered dietitian through Brigham Young University and Utah State University. Erin finds great fulfillment in working with individuals one-on-one to help them develop a positive relationship with food and eating. Her favorite part of helping individuals who suffer from eating disorders is being able to experience with…

Heather Finley, RD, CEDRD

Heather is a registered dietitian and CEDRD in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area and has been treating eating disorders in private practice for the last five years in addition to her marketing and outreach experience. Heather received her degree in dietetics at Texas Christian University, where she also completed her masters in Sports Psychology and Kinesiology….

Tanille Smith, RD, CD

Tanille Smith graduated from Utah State University’s Coordinated Dietetics Program in May 2014. Before Center for Change, Tanille worked as a dietitian for the Utah WIC program educating women and children about the importance of nutrition and moderation of foods. At Center for Change Tanille helps coordinate the dietary program at our Salt Lake Campus…

Hope Medley, CHES

Hope began working at Center for Change in August of 2015 as a Care Tech. She graduated from Utah Valley University in April 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health and became a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). In her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, playing the piano, and spending time with family…

Krista Lample, M.Ed

Krista has worked in the eating disorder treatment field since 1999.  She began her career as the Education Coordinator at an inpatient Eating Disorder program and eventually transitioned to the Marketing team. In addition to her marketing and business development experience, she has worked as a consultant where she developed and implemented referral development strategies…

Leah Kirschbaum, RD, CD

Leah Kirschbaum is one of our Registered Dietitians at CFC. Leah grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, but calls Utah home. Leah loves the outdoors, traveling, music and dancing. Leah joined CFC in 2016 and is passionate about helping individuals create a balanced approach to nutrition, a thriving relationship with food and a positive body image.

Megan Thacker, RD, CD

Megan Thacker received her bachelor’s degree in dietetics from Brigham Young University in 2014. She went on to complete an accredited dietetic internship in her hometown through the University of Houston and pass the national registration exam for registered dietitians. Megan has been with the Center for Change since 2016 and has found her passion…

Shannon Ricks, LMFT

Shannon Ricks, AMFT, graduated with a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University in Virginia. She found a love for helping young people successfully transition from treatment back into independent living. She has been working in the treatment field since 2011 with companies such as Aspiro Wilderness Program, Benchmark Behavioral Hospital, Gateway…

Jordan Anderson

Jordan has been with the Center for Change since 2008. She started as a secretary for the front office but now works in our outpatient billing office. She is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Art History at Utah Valley University. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading…

Stacey Pearson, RN, MS, PMHNP-BC

Stacey Pearson is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner with a preferred specialty in child, adolescent, and young adult heath. She earned her advanced degree from the University of California San Francisco in 2014. Stacey’s previous nursing experience includes working as a pediatric nurse in the medical, surgical, oncologic, cardiac, and psychiatric fields. For two years she was employed as a travel nurse, residing in various…

Kay Gingras

Kay grew up in Ferguson, MO. She often tells students, “I’m from Missouri, you’ve got to show me”. She attended the University of Missouri for 3 years before transferring to and eventually graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Biology. She completed a Master’s of Science in Education from Brigham Young University…

Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman teaches US History and Government at Center for Change. He has taught with Alpine School District for 10 years and currently teaches AP United States History at Pleasant Grove High School. Ryan received his bachelors degree from Utah Valley University and his Master’s Degree from Western Governors University.  During the summer Ryan works…

Hannah Hammond, LCSW

Hannah developed a passion for people when she had a chance to work with humanitarian efforts in Central America. While there, she learned that happiness is not found in things but in human connection. She studied a combination of languages, sociology, and music in her undergraduate at Brigham Young University-Idaho.  Following graduation, she studied for…

Amy Harman, LMFT, MS

Amy Harman, LMFT, MS, received her Master’s Degree from Utah State University. She enjoys working with adults, teens, families, and couples.  She developed a passion for the treatment of eating disorders when she started at the Center for Change in 2006, and especially enjoys body image work.  Amy speaks about body image issues and eating…

Nikki Rollo, PhD, LMFT

Nikki is a licensed marriage and family therapist in California and New York and has successfully defended her dissertation at Pacifica Graduate Institute with a Ph.D. in Depth Psychology in May 2015. She has worked in various aspects of eating disorder treatment over the past ten years, utilizing her experience as a clinician and passion for…