Rachel Allen received her bachelor’s degree from the California State University, Fullerton in sociology with an emphasis in social work. She also holds a Master of Social Work degree from BYU. Rachel is an LCSW. She’s the founder and owner of Sunray Family Counseling (formerly The Journey’s Counseling Center: Sanpete). Rachel has had extensive training in Play Therapy and trauma. She believes strongly in using experiential activities such as art, sand tray, nature, and the like to encourage growth and healing. Rachel is a RPT-S (register play therapy supervisor) and has hundreds of hours of experience working with children and supervision to provide specialized care. Rachel has also completed the basic training for EMDR and advanced courses in its application to children. She’s passionate about creating a safe place where people can feel respected and receive quality care. Rachel loves spending time with her husband, 3 daughters, and dog, Hero. She enjoys participating in most outdoor activities, traveling, yoga, and eating baked desserts.
Sarah completed her bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology at Southern Utah University and earned her Master of Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. Sarah has experience working with people with disabilities, adolescents, foster children, and other community-based mental health programs. Sarah has nearly 10 years of experience counseling young adolescents and their families. She’s passionate about helping youth feel empowered and confident. Sarah has extensive experience treating individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, trauma, self-injurious behaviors, and attachment issues. She’s trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities, including Dialectic Behavioral Therapy. Sarah likes to utilize Play Therapy, sand tray, and other experiential activities to help clients find growth and healing. Sarah loves living in Southern Utah with her daughter. She never misses a chance to enjoy the beautiful landscape and finds inspiration from getting outside.
Nateasa McGuire earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and ethics and public policy. She has also received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Iowa. Nateasa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Equine Assisted Counseling (EAC), and other treatment modalities. She uses a strengths-based perspective, is resiliency focused, and trauma-informed. Nateasa has substantial experience working with adolescents and their families and is skilled with creative and playful therapeutic interventions. Her clinical focus is on attachment, trauma, grief, and identity. She has clinical experience with depression, anxiety, abuse, self-harm, suicidal ideation, family conflict, substance abuse, emotional and behavioral dysregulation, and low esteem. Nateasa loves running, letter-writing, comics, and coffee. While she’s a midwesterner at heart, Nateasa is happy to reside among the mountains with her goof-ball pup.