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ATC Staff

Leadership

Brian Virgin

Founder & Executive Director

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.

Ryan Forbes, CMHC

Program Director

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.

Mike Hench, LMFT, MBA

Clinical Director

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.

Misti Mecham

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.

Clinical

Mark attended Western Illinois University, graduating in 2004 with a BS in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Administration. As a requirement for his degree he completed a 12-week internship in Utah at a Wilderness Therapy Program as a Field Instructor.

Jennie Pool has worked in the industry with adolescents and young adults for over fourteen years. She graduated from Utah State University with her B.A. in Psychology, and is currently finishing up her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Ryan Forbes, CMHC

Program Director

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.

Mike Hench, LMFT, MBA

Clinical Director

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.

House Managers

Krysti Olson, SSW

Female House Manager

Krysti grew up in California, she moved to Utah to pursue a degree in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley University. During her junior year she transferred to Washington State University where she graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Social Science.

Dallas Garner

Red House Manager

Will Liebert

White House Manager

Will Liebert has extensive experience in working with youth and young adults struggling to launch into healthy independence. Prior to joining the ATC team Will has worked in state diversion program, residential treatment and wilderness therapy settings.

Jason Ayotte

Graduate Program Manager

Donny Collins

400 East House Manager

Medical

Jake Robert, APRN

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

My name is Jake Roberts, I am a psychiatric nurse practitioner and I graduated from the University of Utah. I live in Southern Utah with my family. I specialize in psychiatric disorders ranging from anxiety to bipolar; I work with adults, teens and children.

Robyn Young

Registered Nurse

Office Manager

Tina Smith

Office Manager

Tina was born and raised in Beaver, Utah and moved to St. George, Utah with her husband Eric and daughter Preslee 12 years ago. Being the oldest of 5 children Tina gained a true respect for hard work and service towards others.