MEET THE TEAM
Bekha Villalpando, CSW
Bekha graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with her Masters in Social Work. She enjoys working with adolescents, children, and adults using Solution-Focused Therapy, CBT, positive psychology, and being strengths-based.
Kayce Bradley, CSW
Kayce graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Child Development from Utah State University in 2018, and her Master of Social Work from Baylor University in 2022. She specializes in trauma-informed practice, anxiety, depression, self-worth, problematic sexual behaviors (NOJOS), and working with the LGBTQ+ population.
Tania Saucedo, Mentor Supervisor
Tania received her Associate of Science from Weber State in 2018. She supervises mentors that work with youth at QYS. In her free time, she enjoys being with family, checking out local events, and coffee shops, and traveling.
Tami Paxton, LCSW
Tami is the Clinical Director and co-founder of Quality Youth Services. Tami specializes in trauma, NOJOS, depression, anxiety, and addictions. She specializes in working with adolescents, couples, and families.
Rebecca D. Miller, LCSW
Rebecca has 10 years of experience as a therapist and enjoys working with young adults, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She specializes in treating NOJOS issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, grief, and addiction.
Ciara Connors, LCSW
Ciara has been with Quality Youth Services since 2014 and likes working with any population. She often works with those who have experienced trauma, sexual offending, autism, and anxiety.
Alyssa Black, MSW-I
Alyssa is trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), SFT (Solution Focused Therapy), and CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy). She enjoys treating trauma, NOJOS, and any other struggles clients face.
Brayden Burton, MSW-I
Brayden received his Bachelor of Social Work from Utah State University in 2022 and is currently working towards his Master of Social Work at Utah State as well. He enjoys working with adolescents and the LGBTQ+ community.
Shae Schulthess, CSW
Shae enjoys working with individuals, families, and couples with diverse needs and diagnoses. She speaks Spanish and practices bilingual therapy. Shae is trained in CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and Narrative Therapy.
René always wanted to make a difference in a child's life and has done this by working with at-risk youth/youth that struggle with the law, substance abuse, and NOJOS specific clients.