Kip Landon LCSW is the Program Manager for Crisis Services at Wasatch Mental Health. This includes the operations and services of several departments located at the Recovery Outreach Center and Intensive Residential Treatment. Kip attended BYU- Idaho and has a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and recreation therapy, then attended graduate school at BYU and received a Masters degree in clinical social work. Kip has worked in the mental health field for over 15 years and still enjoys working with individuals who reside at various inpatient psychiatric hospitals. During his career, Kip has worked in various capacities, including substance abuse and addiction recovery, individual and group psychotherapy, and also specializes in crisis mental health interventions. Part of his role at Wasatch Mental Health is overseeing the involuntary civil commitment laws and procedures used in Utah County. Kip assisted in the creation and development of the Wasatch Mental Health Recovery Outreach Center.
Kip is married with three children and enjoys football, weight training, rock n roll, and learning about the history and evolution of psychotherapy.
Karen Amsden, LCSW is currently the IRT Therapist Supervisor. She has worked over half her life as an employee of WMH, first as an HSW, then an SSW, a CSW, and now an LCSW! She currently supervises IRT which is the very first place she worked when she was fresh out of BYU armed with a degree in psychology. She enjoys working with the SPMI population.
Karen loves animals and can frequently be found rescuing earthworms from the sidewalks during rainstorms.