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    Our Philosophy

    At the Wellness & Empowerment Center, our philosophy is that everyone has within them what they need to live an incredible life.  Our goal is to provide clients with the tools necessary tools to unlock these strengths, in order to achieve the highest quality of life. 

    You deserve an incredible life . Contact us

    Dr. Tia White, DSW, LCSW

    As a trauma specialist, Dr. White combines trauma-focused therapeutic interventions such as Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) / EMDR, CBT, DBT, and ACT. Her objective is to collaborate with the client to meet their needs and to empower their natural healing abilities.

    Laura Bennion, CASUDC, MSW Intern

    With more than 20 years of experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of mental health settings, including the department of child and family services, youth corrections, residential treatment, a therapeutic boarding school, and both outpatient and inpatient treatment for substance use; Laura is passionate about helping her clients change their lives for the better. Laura graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy, a master’s degree in Addictions Counseling, and is currently in her final semester as a student in a Master of Social Work program. These complementary degrees inform her approach when working with clients. Laura values a strengths-based, person-centered, and holistic approach. Utilizing a variety of evidence based skills and techniques, she works closely with her clients to foster and increase their self-efficacy and autonomy. Laura specializes in helping her clients navigate the struggles they face managing thoughts, emotions, and behaviors surrounding varying types of addictions and mental health struggles, including anxiety and depression. She honors each client’s individual path to meet them where they are and assists them in taking steps to create a life worth living. 

    After coming to Utah for college, Laura fell in love with the endless adventure possibilities and chose to stay. She especially loves snowboarding, water sports, and hammocking. Laura loves traveling and planning her next tropical vacation.  

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