Kyle is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist whose clinical focus, and personal passion, is couple and family relationships. He also enjoys helping individuals with addictive and compulsive sexual behavior.
Kyle has worked as a youth counselor at Heritage residential treatment center from 2008 until 2010. There he was privileged to work with at-risk youth ages 12-18 who experienced various behavioral and psychological issues. He was responsible in building relationships of trust with them as well as preparing and assisting them to develop healthy relationships with their friends and families. Since 2011, Kyle has been working as a therapist focused on couple and marital relations, parent-child relations, and sexual addiction.
He received his Bachelor’s degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development from Brigham Young University in 2010. He then pursued his Masters of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Alliant International University in San Diego in 2012. While in graduate school, Kyle conducted therapy with couples and individuals of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. He also facilitated group therapy sessions with clients involved in domestic violence. Following graduation from Alliant, he returned to Utah and joined Hume Clinic in June of 2012. Currently, he does individual, couples, and family therapy. His primary work is centered around trauma, depression, anxiety, sexual addiction, and unwanted same-sex attraction.
Kyle is very passionate about his work and very eager to help those who are struggling personally or in their relationships. He firmly believes that a majority of people’s problems stem from troubled relationships such as attachment injuries with parents, peers, siblings, and intimate partners. When Kyle is with his clients, he looks for relationship dynamics surrounding each individual within a system and the impact each has on the other.
Kyle has spent most of his life in Utah and currently resides there with his wife, Jessica, and his two daughters. Beside his religious beliefs, his greatest passion is his family. He looks forward to spending time with them after work. Kyle is an avid golfer and when he is not working or spending time with his family you can find him working on his golf swing.
Danny is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC). His wry sense of humor and passion for the outdoors have served him well in his extensive work with at–risk youth.
Danny’s career began in 2005 when he began working in various capacities at a treatment center for at–risk youth. Since that time he has worked at 10 different facilities for youth dealing with various substance and behavioral addictions. These facilities included secure lockdown units, residential treatment centers, and wilderness programs.
Since 2009 Danny has been working as a professional counselor with youth in both inpatient and outpatient settings and had the responsibility of overseeing the therapeutic component of treatment at a residential treatment center for boys with behavioral issues. In addition to his work with at–risk youth, he also has expertise in addressing pornography and other sexual addictions; as well as helping men with distress related to their sexuality.
Danny received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley State College in 2008 and his Master’s of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from The University of Phoenix in 2011. In 2012, he began practicing with Connections Counseling Services.
Danny is a native to Utah and true to his roots he is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys camping, hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, snowboarding, rock climbing, canyoneering and anything else that involves a bit of fun and risk in the outdoors, especially if his wife and three sons are with him. He also enjoys listening to and collecting all types of music and plays the bagpipes, and guitar. Danny resides in Utah with his wife Erin and his three boys.
Chris is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). He has a deep passion for helping and connecting with people, that genuine love for others has driven his career path.
Since 2007, Chris has enjoyed working in various positions at three separate residential facilities. From each of these experiences Chris has learned valuable tools and skills essential to the practice of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Chris has a particular love of supporting and helping couples and families. He enjoys helping parents and children live and work together. He finds joy in helping couples as they learn to live and grow together through life’s many challenges. Furthermore, Chris is excited to be a part of Connections Counseling Services and looks forward to the many experiences to come with this exciting company.
Chris was raised in northern Utah and when not at the clinic, you will most likely find him out-of-doors. He loves the mountains and anything associated with them. He and his beautiful wife Natalie will most often be found together. Singing, dancing, playing sports, exercising or curled up watching a good movie are some of their favorite things to do if they are not climbing to the top of a distant peak.