Brighton Recovery Center
South Ogden & Sandy, UT






Brighton Recovery Center is dedicated to providing world-class, personalized treatment to people who suffer from the disease of addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders.  We provide treatment that consists of a multi-faceted approach individualizing patient care around the physical, emotional, behavioral, spiritual, intellectual, and interpersonal challenges so commonly exhibited in the process of becoming addicted. We treat our patients and their families in an environment that promotes healing, strength, dignity and hope. The experienced and specialized staff at Brighton Recovery Center is committed to providing care that exemplifies professionalism and best practices.


Jonathan Saul
Jonathan Saul, CMHC

Founder | Executive Director

Jonathan Saul, CHMC is one of the founding partners of Brighton Recovery Center. Jonathan has spent over ten years in the mental health and substance use disorder industry with his work ranging from direct clinical care to administration and leadership.
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Hans Jenkins, DO

Medical Director Board Certified in Addiction Medicine

Dr. Jenkins is a Board Certified Addiction medicine Specialist and is the Medical Director of Brighton Recovery Center’s residential rehabilitation program in Ogden, Utah. Read More

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Kamrin Carver, LMFT, CSAT

Clinical Director

Kamrin received his Bachelors Degree in Social Work from Weber State University, his Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University and his advanced Addiction Training from the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals. He specializes in working with individuals and families struggling to free themselves from the harmful effects of addiction and mental illness.

Garrett Cimino
Garrett Cimino

Clinical Director

Garrett Cimino is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has a passion for working with people and helping them address the underlying issues surrounding addiction such as trauma, grief and loss, and identity development. He also excels at assisting their loved ones to find a healthy path to balance support with their own level of self care.

Alisa Wood
Alisa Wood

UR/ Revenue Cycle Specialist

Alisa Wood, SUDC UR/ Revenue Cycle Specialist Alisa Wood has a deep dedication and passion for working in the field of substance use and mental health treatment. She attended The University of Utah to obtain her certification as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor and is presently furthering her education in Social Work. She has years…
Will Lindsay, TRS, CTRS

Licensed Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Will Lindsay has worked in the mental health field for 12 years, initially working with adolescents in wilderness therapy, residential therapy, and acute care settings. He has also worked with adults in acute psychiatric and residential settings.

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Charlie Osborne, CSW

Clinical Therapist

Charlie received his Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern Mississippi. He specializes in working with survivors of physical, sexual, and emotional trauma.

Cheyenne Liang

Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor

Cheyenne Liang is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Utah in Psychology and her Masters of Education with an emphasis in clinical mental health counseling degree from the University of Utah.

Erica Yaeger, TRS, CTRS

Recreation Therapist

Erica has both personal and professional experience in the field of addiction recovery. She graduated from the University of Utah in 2016 with a bachelors degree in Recreation Therapy. Currently, she is a Licensed Therapeutic Recreation Specialist through the State of Utah and holds a National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification.

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Kevin White, ACMHC


Kevin takes a holistic, family systems approach to therapy, focusing on ruptured family dynamics and loss of connection. His main areas of study are in the neurobiological components of addiction, and in areas of social and personality psychology.

McKenzie Vierig, LMFT

Clinical Therapist

McKenzie is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist who has 9 years of experience working with mental health and addiction. She brings a level of expertise in working with individuals throughout a lifespan, as she has worked with adolescents as well as adults.

Zachary Bunnell, LCSW

Clinical Therapist

Zachary Bunnell, LCSW Clinical Therapist Biography Zach is a Clinical Social Worker and has an authentic passion for mental health and identifying the pain in which addiction is rooted. With a focus on a strong therapeutic alliance, Zach facilitates a space of empathy, compassion, and safety. This affords the client an opportunity to address the…
Jessica Gates

Admissions Director

Jessica Gates has been working in the mental health and substance abuse field for over 6 years. Jessica has worked in all areas, starting as front-line staff and moving her way to admissions and marketing.

Josh Hall

Director of Marketing

As the Director of Marketing, Josh works directly with patients and their families with admissions to Brighton Recovery Center. He is passionate about doing all he can to make sure the transition to Brighton is as comfortable as it can be.

Lacey Garcia
Lacey Garcia

Admissions Liaison

Lacey has worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for the last 4.5 years. She started as a tech, moved to medical and now to admissions and marketing. She started her career in the treatment world after getting sober herself.

Shari Ferguson

Shari A. Ferguson, CIP, a Southern California native, has worked in the addiction industry helping families and people struggling with addiction find recovery for over 14 years.

Shauna Vockler

Admissions Liaison

Shauna has worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for the past 2.5 years. She started in medical billing and made her way to admissions. She is very passionate about helping others find a path to long-term sobriety after getting sober herself.

Troy Meyer
Troy Meyer

Admissions Liaison/Marketing

Troy has worked in the addiction and mental health field for 5 years. He has worked with both adolescents and adults struggling with mental health and addiction issues.Troy has a lot of compassion and heart for everyone he meets.

Brett Blaser, DO

Medical Provider

Dr. Blaser is a skilled family medicine practitioner with an emphasis in addiction medicine. He is dedicated to serving the community and helping each patient return to full health. He was inspired early in life to become a family doctor after watching his family’s primary care provider help treat an older brother with muscular dystrophy.

Robyn Vaughan, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Robyn Vaughan MSN, APRN, FNP- C- BC is a nurse practitioner who is duel board certified by the AANP and ANCC in family practice.  She enjoys providing high quality care to her patients in primary care, as well as within the recovery care environment to promote personal wellness in body, mind, and spirit.  

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Clay Cross

Alumni Director

Clay came to Brighton with over five years of experience working in the field of recovery, as well as living a life in recovery.

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Frank Bennett
Frank Bennett Life Tech Supervisor Biography Frank is the Life Tech Supervisor at our Sandy (Willow Creek) Location. Frank prides himself in creating a healthy, supportive, and accountable environment for Brighton patients. Frank works with both staff and clients to increase communication and establish a culture in which clients can flourish and heal. 
Jared Raleigh
Jared Raleigh

Life Technician Supervisor

As the Life Technician Supervisor, Jared coordinates the needs of patients and staff to insure the best residential treatment experience possible. He is dedicated and passionate about providing a high level of care and enjoys creating a peaceful and healing atmosphere.

Neal Hopkin
Neal Hopkin

Director of Multimedia Marketing

With over a decade of experience in Marketing, Design, and Communications, Neal Hopkin is the Director of Multimedia Marketing for Brighton Recovery Center. Neal finds deep satisfaction in using his marketing knowledge to help people find the path to recovery.

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Siobhan Ferguson, LPN

Medical Services Director

Siobhan is the Director of Medical Services at Brighton Recovery Center. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse and has worked in the field of healthcare for over 13 years.

Vikie Shaw, ASUDC, SSW

Vikie Shaw, ASUDC, SSW

With over twenty years of experience in this industry, Vickie’s diverse resume includes valuable experience as front line operations to effective case management. Vickie’s philosophy focuses on identifying client resources, strengths and network to align with an aftercare program that sets each client up for success. Vickie is closely aligned with clinical staff as to ensure progress within treatment is matched and or exceeded with progress after treatment. 

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Nallah Katallah Carver is a purebred F1 Goldendoodle. She has been training as a therapy dog from the moment she was released from her litter to assume her position at Brighton Recovery Center.