Meet Our Staff at the Westpark Family Clinic

Chris Westover

Chris Westover, LCSW is the Program Manager of the Westpark Family Clinic, Health Integration Program (HIP), Westpark Care Team Assistants, and Mountain Peaks Counseling. He has worked as a therapist since finishing graduate school in 2007. His therapeutic approach draws from client-centered, cognitive/behavioral, dialectical behavioral, and existential theoretical foundations. He is trained in EMDR, and has facilitated groups for DBT, Domestic violence, Dual Diagnosis, and cancer support. He has worked with clients on end of life issues as they have experienced a variety of chronic and terminal medical conditions. Chris speaks fluent Spanish and enjoys working with a range of cultural backgrounds. He has extensive experience treating issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma as well as individuals experiencing transitions related to their spirituality and faith.

Chris enjoys playing the guitar and piano, playing Frisbee golf, hiking, camping, reading, or any activity that allows him to spend time with his wife and 4 children.

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Corry Smith, LCSW is the Therapist Supervisor at the Westpark Family Clinic. He earned his Master’s of Social Work degree from Arizona State University and his undergraduate degree in Linguistics from Brigham Young University. Corry is EMDR trained and has experience working with refugees from all over the world, helping them to heal from the traumatic experiences they have lived. He continues to utilize a client-centered and strengths-based approach to help all clients, regardless of national origin, work through traumatic pasts.

Corry loves chasing around his 2 little girls, cheering on his Colorado Rockies baseball team, and doing anything with this wife. He enjoys reading (with the same literary interests as a high school girl), playing basketball with his lifelong buddies, and he speaks Norwegian.

Caroline Conley

Caroline Conley, LCSW earned her Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of Utah and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University. Caroline enjoys working with adults and teenagers with anxiety, depression, trauma and eating disorders and mostly utilizes a client-centered, strengths-based approach. She has also enjoyed being a member of the Domestic Violence Treatment Team and Dual Diagnosis Program at Westpark.

She enjoys gardening, dancing, historical fashion, and yoga but most of all she loves spending time with and spoiling her nieces and nephews. She was raised in North East Texas but her heart has always been in Utah where most of her family now resides.

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Kristi Hard, LCSW is a therapist at the Westpark Family Clinic. She earned her Bachelor’s of Social Work degree from Utah Valley University and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Utah. She enjoys working with clients with mental health issues and has experience treating depression, anxiety, bipolar, and borderline personality disorder. She exercises a client-centered and strengths-based approach and enjoys assisting clients as they work through their challenges. She has received specialized training in domestic violence and trauma processing. Her therapeutic approach includes Client-Centered Therapy (CCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). She also leads several groups at the clinic, including: DBT (dialectic behavioral therapy), Domestic Violence, LGBTQ support group, and art therapy.

Kristi loves to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys cooking, reading, and laughing.

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Sarah Krupa, LCSW received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Utah Valley University in 2019. Sarah has experience working with adults, teens, children, and couples with addictions and mental health disorders. Her therapeutic approach includes Client-Centered Therapy (CCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Committed Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness. Sarah has a passion for her clients to learn to embrace themselves and encourages self-love, development of self awareness, and learning how to take accountability through aligning their thoughts, words, and actions with their values.

Sarah enjoys being outdoors in nature, having new adventures, traveling, plays, movies, and music. Sarah loves to be with her family, her two adorable puppies, getting treats, going out with friends, exercise, and working on improvement projects.

 

Melissa Meyer

Melissa Meyer, LCSW provides telehealth services for Wasatch Behavioral Health clinics. She earned her Bachelors and Masters of Social work degrees from the University of Southern Indiana. Melissa offers 25 years of experience that includes working with adults and teenagers with depression, anxiety, ADHD, bi-polar, trauma, substance abuse, LGBTQ issues, end of life issues, and life transition difficulties. She also has experience conducting intensive outpatient services, partial hospitalization programs, smoking cessation, and co-occurring groups along with individual, family, marital, and couples counseling. Melissa uses several therapy techniques based on the individual needs and treatment goals of the client including: client centered, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, relapse prevention, and solution-focused therapy.

Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys going to the beach, playing with her golden retriever puppy, and remodeling her 100 year old home.

Randy Pennington

Randal S. Pennington, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and received his doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the Pacific University School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Pennington’s interests include clinical supervision, psychotherapy outcomes, deliberate practice, psychiatric rehabilitation, chronic pain management psychotherapy, and marital and family therapy. Dr. Pennington has worked for Wasatch Behavioral Health since 2000 providing treatment for anxiety and mood disorders, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, marital difficulty and divorce, relational conflicts, and chronic pain.

Dr. Pennington is a big fan of the Colorado Rockies and Denver Broncos. He also enjoys sports memorabilia collecting, smooth jazz, classical music, barbecuing and grilling, and spending time with his family.

Nathan-Spencer

Nathan Spencer, ACMHC, MSpecEd provides individual and group therapy at the Westpark Family Clinic for Wasatch Behavioral Health. Nathan has earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at The University of Iowa, a Master of Fine Arts in Special Education at New Mexico State University, and a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Nathan provides support using Client Centered Therapy (CCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness.

Nathan enjoys playing tennis, pickle ball, softball, and disc golf. He loves to spend time with his wife, family, his cat, and supporting Big Ten football

Sarah enjoys being outdoors in nature, having new adventures, traveling, plays, movies, and music. Sarah loves to be with her family, her two adorable puppies, getting treats, going out with friends, exercise, and working on improvement projects.