Jelana has extensive experience and is passionate about a variety of therapeutic models that are known to help trauma survivors - EMDR, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Sand Tray therapy in her client’s lives. She enjoys working with teens, individuals and couples. She understands that we all need a guide, at times, to help us navigate obstacles, learn healthy communication skills and build happy relationships.
Jelana also enjoys leading groups where she can support group members as they practice their skills, empower each other and support each other through their ups and downs. Jelana has 8 years of experience working with addiction recovery. Working with individuals in recovery and their families Jelana has seen first-hand the impact of trauma in people’s lives.
Jelana earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work at Utah State University. She recently moved to Saint George to enjoy the sunshine, the beauty of the red rocks and to help fellow travelers on their journeys.