Staff at Eagle Mountain Office
Ryan Gunnell, LMFT
Ryan Gunnell received a Bachelor’s of Art Psychology degree from Utah State University in 2006 with a minor in Spanish. He then graduated with a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy degree from Valdosta State University (southern Georgia) in 2008. Mr. Gunnell joined PATS in September 2011 as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He is the Clinical Director of our Eagle Mountain office and sees patients at that location exclusively. Mr. Gunnell has extensive history of working with under-privileged, lower-income families; providing services to youth who are in trouble with the law or struggling in school, and having family problems at home. Mr. Gunnell has also taught courses on Family Violence to both victims and perpetrators. Mr. Gunnell specializes in the treatment of adolescents and families dealing with stresses of anger, oppositional behavior, defiant behavior, aggression, and ADHD. While focusing on the contributing factors of both the child and the parents, Mr. Gunnell employs the training of MRI, Narrative, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Solution-Focused therapy. Mr. Gunnell is fluent in Spanish – se habla español – así que se siente cómodo conversando con la gente latina. A native of Logan, Utah, Mr. Gunnell is married and has two little boys. He enjoys mountain and road biking and anything to do with the outdoors.
Leah Ward Stratton, LCSW
Leah is a Licensed Certified Social Worker. She graduated with her BS in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley University and received her MSW from the University of Utah in May, 2019. Leah has received training and specializes in working with those who have experienced trauma. Leah is excited to work with PATS and strives to bring empowerment into every session. Leah prefers utilizing Feminist Multicultural, Cognitive Behavioral, Solution-Focused, and Emotion-Focused theories among others in her sessions. She is certified in EMDR. In her free time, Leah enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing games, listening to music, and traveling.
Amanda Quigley, EdS
Amanda received a B.S. Psychology degree from Utah State University in 2007 and an Educational Specialist (Masters +30) in School Psychology degree from Utah State University in 2010.
Amanda has worked as a school psychologist for 13 years. As a school psychologist she has provided numerous evaluations and intervention plans for children ages 3 to 21. Amanda is knowledgeable in assessing ADHD, Autism, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, giftedness and other conditions that may inhibit a child to learn, adapt and socialize.
Evaluations can be helpful in providing caretakers and educators valuable information about a child’s strengths and weaknesses and how to support them with their challenges. Amanda is excited to be a part of PATS and the tremendous work everyone here does to help individuals with their health.
Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children cooking, dancing and playing games.
Jennifer Anderson, BS
Jennifer is completing her last year in the Master of Social Work Program at Utah Valley University. During her first year of schooling, she provided therapy and services in the Alpine School District, working at two schools in Orem. There she had the opportunity to work with both children and adults. Jennifer likes to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to aid in changing thinking patterns while building confidence in individuals. She also loves Strength-Based Therapy, which allows clients to find their true potential and believe in themselves. Her passion for providing individual therapy and mental wellness has been built through personal life experiences and a genuine love for helping others find peace and happiness. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and children, running outside, baking, and appreciating seemingly small moments in life. Habla Espanol.
Monica Kimball, BSW
Monica received her Bachelors of Social Work from Brigham Young University and will be graduating with her Masters of Social Work from Utah Valley University in April 2024. Monica has experience working with developmentally disabled individuals, refugees, and those in treatment for substance abuse disorders. Her life experiences have sparked her passion for helping teens and young adults and their families who struggle with anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicidal ideation learn to manage expectations, cope with stressors in healthy ways, and to succeed in maintaining positive relationships.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy are her preferred therapeutic modalities, but she’s always learning new methods to enable her to better assist clients. Monica is a native Texan and fairly new to Utah and is enjoying all the seasons and outdoor adventures. In her spare time she loves hiking, cycling, traveling, baking, true crime, and spending time with her husband and four children. Helping others find joy and reach their potential is one of her greatest desires in life.