Meet Our Team of Caring Professionals
CJ Sorenson, LCSW
CJ has been in clinical practice for more than 15 years. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work at Utah State University and a board member of the national Clinical Social Work Association. CJ has presented locally and nationally on mental health, suicide prevention, sexual compulsivity, ethics, self-compassion and more.
He has clinical experience and expertise in treating anxiety disorders, OCD and scrupulosity, mood disorders, trauma, substance abuse and other addictions, grief/loss, distressed couples, attachment disorders, shame, and other conditions. He finds great fulfillment in helping clients resolve their suffering and find healing consistent with their self-determined goals and values.
C.J. has been married for 13 years and has 3 children. He enjoys working in his yard and garden, cooking pizza in his wood-fire oven, traveling, listening to podcasts, and cycling.
Andee Bott, CSW, CTRS
Andee loves helping people become resilient and find ways to use their pain as fuel and energy to create the life they want for themselves and their families. She believes everybody has the capacity to live a rich and meaningful life.
Andee uses a strengths-based, client-centered eclectic approach of evidence-based therapy treatments. She is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist trained from the Grief Recovery Institute. This method helps grievers deal with the pain of any kind of loss including death, divorce, pet loss, change of job, loss of trust, loss of safety and loss of control of one’s body and more. This includes working with parents whose children have experienced loss.
Outside of the therapy office, Andee enjoys skiing, camping, boating, biking, reading, eating Crumble cookies, and drinking diet coke, all while relaxing in a comfy chair. She has been married for 14 years, has four boys, and two bunnies.
Erin Black, CSW
Erin has experience working with a range of populations and has a special passion for working with women, teens, and children. She has experience working with people who experience anxiety, mood disorders, grief/loss, emotional dysregulation, OCD, and trauma. Erin believes that every person has unique strengths and needs. She views each person as the expert of their own story and works with her clients to help them manage their mental health in a way that works for them.
Erin earned her Masters Degree in Social Work from Utah State University. She uses an integrated approach to therapy applying evidence based treatment models including Motivational Interviewing, ACT, CBT, DBT, SFT, and Narrative Therapy.
Brook Murphy, CSW-I
Brook understands how momentous the decision to attend therapy can be, and is honored to walk with her clients through life’s challenges, both big and small.
Brook prides herself on creating a space that is safe for clients to explore the lens through which they experience life. She utilizes a person-centered approach stemming from the belief that individuals have the innate ability to increase their sense of well-being and self-efficacy. Creativity, curiosity, and play are welcomed and encouraged in her work with clients.
Brook is a graduate of Utah State University with a Masters in Social Work. She has years of experience working with adolescents and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, eating disorders, domestic violence, and sexual assault. Brook also holds a BCIA board certification in neurofeedback and enjoys collaborating with clients to develop emotional regulation and mindfulness skills.
Outside of work, Brook can be found outdoors on an adventure with her dog Ember. Some of her favorite hobbies are hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, reading, or getting wrapped up in a creative project.