Brian Virgin is the Program Director of At The Crossroads. As a founder and co-owner of At The Crossroads, Brian has been with the program since its inception in 2005. While working at an adolescent residential treatment center, he and Michael Alger noticed the dearth of supporting programs for the young adult population. Together, they created At The Crossroads to fill that need and help bridge the gap for families.
Mike Hench, LMFT, MBA
Mike received a BS degree in Family and Human Development from Brigham Young University, an MS degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Kentucky and an MBA degree from Arizona State University. Mike is a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Utah. Since 2002 Mike has dedicated his entire career to working with at risk adolescents and young adults with dual diagnosis related issues.
Director of Operations
Misti grew up in Morgan, Utah on the family farm and graduated from Morgan High School, she earned her Bachelor degree from Brigham Young University in Human Biology. She recently resigned as the Foundation Director of Building Utah Youth a non-profit that designs and promotes teen leadership/personal growth training. She enjoyed working with teens and watching them find their inner strength and potential.
Shannon was born and raised in Charlotte NC. She met her husband in St George Utah while attending Dixie State University in 2001. Her entrepreneurial spirit led her to attend esthetics school and go on to own and operate a clothing boutique for many years here in St George. She has a love for getting to know people and embraces any opportunity to put her creative abilities to the test.
Ryan Forbes, CMHC
Ryan A. Forbes graduated from Southern Utah University with a B.S. in Psychology and Business Administration. He completed his current education level in 2008 with a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. Forbes has worked in public mental health for the past 19 years.
Dallas received a Bachelor of Science in sociology from the University of Utah, and is currently halfway through getting his master's in social work. Dallas has worked in mental health services for over four years, working at residential treatment centers, and with young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Jason Ayotte completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Dixie State University. He has been with the ATC team for 6 years now. In 2017 Jason helped launch our Graduate/Outpatient Program and really enjoys his new role helping our alumni as they launch into the community and try to apply their new found skills outside of ATC.
David is a husband and father of 3 boys. Before starting his family, David graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Speech Communication and Family Studies. While at Utah, David was a member of the men¹s basketball team and pursued a career in the sport. After numerous injuries with the NBA D-League, David stepped away from basketball and was introduced to ATC August 2017. David is passionate when it comes to service and believes the best way to build character is through assisting those in need.
Jake Robert, APRN
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Jake is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who graduated from the University of Utah. Prior to having his private practice, he worked in the behavioral medicine unit at Dixie Regional Medical Center, and for a short while at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake.