Alta Swarnes TRS, CTRS

Alta received her Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy from Brigham Young University and has been licensed and certified as a Recreation Therapist since 1999.  She completed her internship working with severely troubled teens.

Alta has worked throughout her career with people suffering with depression, anxiety, bi-polar, PTSD, sensory integration disorders, suicidal tendencies, as well as a wide variety of other mental illnesses. She has also worked with people in the community including families, youth groups, and business professionals by facilitating retreats specific to the needs of the clients or patients.  She is a certified Wilderness First Responder and Ropes Course Facilitator and is an active member of the community.  She has served on a variety of boards including Families Supporting Adoption and the Parent Leadership Board supporting families in crisis.  In addition, she is an active member of the Utah Recreation Therapy Association (URTA) and served as the 2011 Regional Conference Chair.