Tracy EllisPsychologist, PsyD
Dani SandersPsychologist, PhD
Brooke RobertsTherapist, CSW
Ali ColemanTherapist, CSW
Laurel BlackTherapist, LCSW
Laura Tingley McLaughlinTherapist, ACMHC
Dr. Tracy Ellis, Psy.D., is the Director of Resolutions Counseling Center. She is skilled in child and adolescent psychotherapy and provides comprehensive evidence-based interventions, including structured behavioral modification, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, social skills training, play therapy, educational and IEP planning and cognitive rehabilitation. Dr. Ellis completed her graduate degree at Midwestern University, Glendale, in Clinical Psychology. She received extensive training working with children and adolescents who struggle with mood disorders, behavioral problems, ADHD, and who are on the Autism Spectrum. Her pre-doctoral internship was completed at Brigham Young Counseling Center, where she treated adults with mood disorders, anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder, and relationship issues. Her training included couples’ therapy, sex therapy, psychosocial and psychoeducational assessments, and group psychotherapy. She also has experience working with individuals who identify as LGBTQ.
Dr. Ellis’ approach to psychotherapy is largely influenced by the perceived quality of the client’s relationships and environment. She strongly believes people have an innate desire to fulfill their goals and strive for growth; however, if they are not provided a nourishing environment and enriching relationships, growth can be stunted. Further, Dr. Ellis’ treatment approach focuses on providing an environment and connection with the client that facilitates growth and instills hope. Dr. Ellis often incorporates family members when appropriate to provide comprehensive care. She works directly with clients and their loved ones to identify all the tools and resources needed to treat their condition and improve quality of life. Dr. Ellis truly enjoys working with her clients and utilizes a hands-on, holistic approach to client care.
Dr. Sanders enjoys and appreciates the unique culture and community of the Wasatch Front. She completed her undergraduate degree at Utah State University, and her graduate degree from Brigham Young University, in Clinical Psychology and neuropsychology. Her pre-doctoral internship was completed at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, in Miami, Florida, in the neuropsychology rotation. She then worked with adults for two years post-doctorally at Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital in Denver, Colorado, and Intermountain Medical Center’s Outpatient Rehabilitation department, in Murray, Utah. Dr. Sanders specializes in neuropsychological and psychological assessment, as well as therapy for depression, anxiety, and interpersonal problems in children and adults.
Brooke received her Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a Minor in Psychology from Weber State University. She received her Master of Social Work with a Forensic Concentration from the University of Utah. Brooke is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Brooke has experience working with the forensic population, including substance abuse and domestic violence. At Resolutions Counseling, Brooke works with children, adolescents, families, couples, and individuals. She specializes in depression, anxiety, trauma-related disorders, substance abuse, domestic violence, marital issues, personality disorders, among many others. Brooke works alongside her clients to empower them to find hope through their resiliency. Brooke incorporates a wide range of evidenced-based modalities to promote healthy relationships, effective coping skills, and balanced mental health. When Brooke is out of the office you can find her running, or spending time with her family and loved ones.
Ali started working in the social work field in 2010 and feel in love with working with kids and teens. She received her Bachelors of Social Work from the University of Utah. She also received her Masters of Social Work with a Child Welfare Concentration from the University of Utah. Ali has experience working with Anxiety, Depression, Processing Trauma (such as abuse and neglect), Parenting Skills, Self Esteem, Coping Skills, among many others. Ali is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. At Resolutions she works with children, adolescents, individuals and families. Ali’s goal with her clients is to work with them using their strengths so they can succeed in their circumstances. When Ali isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking and doing anything athletic.
Laurel earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology as well as her Master of Social Work from the University of Utah. Laurel is experienced in treating anxiety, depression, bipolar, personality disorders, addiction, PTSD, and a variety of relationship issues including marriage, divorce and blending families. She is particularly interested in how early attachment and trauma impacts development and functioning throughout the lifespan. Laurel also specializes in treating perinatal mood disorders such as postpartum anxiety, postpartum depression, and other mood issues during pregnancy and after giving birth. She has been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Seeking Safety, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Moral Reconation Therapy, and level one of Lifespan Integration. Laurel also has experience in promoting shame resilience as informed by Brené Brown’s research on shame and vulnerability. Laurel tailors her approach to each individual client in order to promote maximum healing and progress. She strives to treat clients with the goal of optimal integration of their experiences and beliefs in order to achieve a solid connection with their highest self. Laurel enjoys spending time studying and reading to fine tune her therapy skills. When she isn’t working or focusing on therapy techniques, she loves to create art and music and spend time with her husband, two sons, and their much-loved pets
Laura Tingley McLaughlin
Laura received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from the University of Utah. She received her Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. Laura has experience in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Play Therapy. Laura is skilled in working with children, teens, adults, and couples. She has experience working with Depression, Anxiety, Trauma-related disorders, Personality-disorders, among many others. Laura endeavors to provide a personalized approach to each individual with whom she works. She believes in working alongside an individual using their strengths to promote healing and wellbeing. Laura has a passion for utilizing art and other creative interventions to aid in the therapeutic process. When she isn’t working Laura enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading, writing, and spoiling her two dogs.