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Brent Westover, M.S., MFT
Brent has been practicing as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for a decade. He specializes in couples’ therapy, family issues, parenting issues, child and adolescent emotional and behavioral regulation, moderate to severe depression and anxiety, suicidality, and trauma. Brent has been living in Tooele County since 2015. He loves to spend time with his wonderful wife and four kids inside watching movies and being in the great outdoors. He also likes bears and is a bit of a nerd.

Jenny Westover, M.S., CSW
Jenny finished her Master of Social Work Degree from Utah State University in August of 2023.  Jenny has experience with clients of all ages who struggle with: anxiety, depression, attachment, developmental & and intellectual disabilities including in-depth knowledge of the special education process and IEPs, self-esteem, and behavior issues. Jenny uses a client-centered, strengths-based approach when working with clients. Jenny is trained in DBT skills, and TF-CBT and is constantly learning new therapy methods to provide her clients with the best service possible. When Jenny is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, reading cheering her kids on in their activities.

Elaine Shrewsbury, M.S., LCSW
Elaine finished her master’s degree in Social Work in August 2020 at USU and her undergraduate in Human Services Management from the University of Phoenix in 2016. She has worked in various human services settings including DCFS, the VA hospital, and the Juvenile Justice System. Elaine specializes in working with clients of all ages who are struggling with various issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, suicidality, personal identity conflict, cognitive disorders, and other mood disorders. She especially enjoys working with teens and has made this her focus.

Elaine uses a holistic family-centered approach that integrates mindfulness, DBT, CBT, EFT, and Motivational interviewing along with many other modalities that can assist clients with their struggles. She is passionate about providing an an atmosphere where every client feels heard and understood creating a feeling of unconditional positive regard with every interaction. Elaine is certified in TF-CBT, and DBT skills, and recently completed training in EMDR. She is very excited to have EMDR therapy as another option to assist her clients with their experiences and traumas in their healing process. Elaine continues to learn and study different therapy methods through ongoing training courses to provide as many options as she can that might help her clients. She also is currently training her Goldendoodle, Shelby, to work alongside her as a therapy dog.

When Elaine is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, working on different projects around the house, enjoying the outdoors through camping and hunting, playing with her dogs, hosting family gatherings, and to slow things down, hunkering down to watch a good movie or TV show.


Berta Rodriguez Diaz, CMHC
Berta is originally from Chile and 10 years ago moved to Utah because of a family project, started living in Orem, and 3 years later moved to Tooele, where has lived and worked for the last 7 years. She is married and a mother of 2 children.  Berta Graduated with her Master of Science, in Psychology, from Universidad Bolivariana of Chile in 2002.  Berta is guided by approaches that are trauma-informed, client-centered, strengths- based, and empowerment-focused. Berta utilizes a generalized practice model influenced by techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, and TF CBT. She has also developed experience in working with domestic violence victims and/or perpetrators, and substance abuse diagnosis.

Amber Thornton, M.S., CSW
Amber received her Master’s of Social Work through Utah State University.  Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Science in Psychology; with a Minor: in Human Development & Family Services.  Amber celebrates her clients’ efforts and respects the courage it takes to: step out of their comfort zone, seek mental health services, and put in the work necessary for positive growth in their lives.  Mad respect!  It is important to Amber that she holds a safe and compassionate space for her clients.  She has a strengths-based, humanistic, client-centered, and empowerment approach.

Amber has experience with anxiety and depression, parenting issues, family conflict, divorce, grief and loss, step-family/blended family issues, attachment, children and adolescents, developmental and intellectual disabilities, self-esteem, school issues, behavior issues, peer relationships, trauma, domestic violence, women’s issues, and guilt & shame.

When she’s not at work she likes to be home with her handsome husband and their large blended family of 8 children, and two dogs.  Coke-zero, true crime shows, and fresh-baked cookies are some of her favorite things.

Rebekah Furniss, M.S., CSW
Rebekah received a Master of Social Work degree. She enjoys working individually with children, teens, and women. She also loves facilitating groups. She has had training in DBT, MBB, and TF-CBT. She has ten children, 1 dog, 1 cat, and six chickens. She has lived in Vermont, Oregon, and several states in between. She has helped people work through trauma, grief, and loss. She loves artistic expression in all its forms and incorporates that into her sessions.


Summer Torrey, M.S., MFT
Summer is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been enjoying working with adults and children for the past five years. She specializes in the management of chronic health issues, trauma, suicidality, and mood. Originating on the east coast, she has worked her way westward pursuing new and different experiences. When not in the office she can usually be found anywhere with animals, and her favorite is the three-toed sloth.


Susan Watts, CPB, CPC is credentialed through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and holds credentials in Medical Coding, and Medical Billing. Susan has worked in Medical Coding, Billing, and Compliance for more than 20 years. When not in the office, Susan enjoys spending time reading a good book, camping with her two girls, and enjoying the outdoors. She is the Financial Director at BECFT.

Aimee has worked at Bears Ears Child and Family Therapy for over a year now, and she loves what she does. Aimee likes to Meet new people, and make them smile and laugh. Aimee has been a welcome addition to our Bears Ears team and she is the glue that holds us all together. Aimee has been married to her soulmate for 13yrs, and she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and yard work.