This is a  staff list for Catalyst Residential Treatment Center in Brigham City, UT

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)

 

We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at the Catalyst Residential Treatment Center.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit www.heal-online.org/blowthewhistle.htm.If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Catalyst Residential Treatment Center, you have the right to take action.

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Catalyst Residential Treatment Center, please contact info@heal-online.org if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.This will help!†  Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.

 

 

Please donít place your loved one in Catalyst RTC and rescue them if they are there now.

 

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Kreg Edgmon Executive Director/Owner Edgmon is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in UT and has been since 2003.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Seth Geisler Marketing Director/Owner Formerly worked at unnamed residential programs.  Richard Seth Geisler (may be a different person) is a licensed clinical social worker and has been since 2003. Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Adam Poll Clinical Director/Owner Poll is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in UT and has been since 2008.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Jordan L. Larsen Admissions/Owner Larsen formerly worked for Academy at Canyon Creek (a.k.a. The confirmedly abusive: Sommerset Program, Provo Canyon School) and Gateway Academy.  Larsen is a licensed clinical social worker and has been since 2002.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Colleen Allie Therapist Formerly worked at unnamed residential programs.  Allie joined Catalyst in 2008.  Allie is a licensed clinical social worker and has been since 2000.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Mike Hylton Mentor Hylton joined Catalyst in 2008.  Hylton is not a licensed mental health professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Kylie Booth Therapist/Mentor Booth reportedly no longer works for this program.  Booth joined Catalyst in 2008.  She formerly worked for several unnamed wilderness and residential programs.  Booth is also a Brigham Young University (BYU) graduate.*  Booth is not a licensed mental health professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Nicole Butler  (aka Bulter) Academic Director BYU graduate.  There are two Nicole Butler's licensed by the Utah State Office of Education.  In order to verify whether or not this Nicole Butler is licensed, HEAL requires her date of birth or last four digits of her social security number.  Source: e-mail from Utah State Office of Education.
Matt Gardiner Psychiatrist Gardiner formerly worked for Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ.  Matthew James Gardiner is a licensed physician/surgeon in UT and has been since 2000.  This may be a different person.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Jared Whipple Mentor Formerly worked for Brigham City Juvenile Justice Services.  Jared Rodger Whipple is a licensed associate marriage and family therapist and has been since February, 2010.  He graduated from Liberty University with a Master's of Arts degree in 2009.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html  
Craig Lamont Board member Lamont no longer appears to be affiliated with this program.  Craig Roy Lamont is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has been since 1997.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Tony Mosier Board member Mosier no longer appears to be affiliated with this program.  Anthony Glen Mosier is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has been since 2001.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Sam Coates Board member Coates no longer appears to be affiliated with this program.  Sam Joel Coates is a licensed physician/surgeon and has been since 1992.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Anthony Hansen Board member Hansen no longer appears to be affiliated with this program.  Anthony T. Hansen is a licensed professional counselor and has been since 2001.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Greg Rush Board member Rush no longer appears to be affiliated with this program.  Gregory S. Rush is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has been since 2002.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Jo Mitchell Admissions Jo Mitchell is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Utah.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Ammon Fawson Therapist Fawson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Utah and has been since July, 2012.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Lisa Dickman Therapist Lisa Ann Dickman (may be a different person) is a licensed Clinical Social Worker in Utah and has been since December, 2004.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Blake Altom Therapist Majored in Family, Consumer, and Human Development at Utah State University.  Altom is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Utah and has been since January, 2011.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Cory Eddington Therapist Majored in Family, Consumer, and Human Development at Utah State University.  Eddington is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Utah and has been since January, 2009.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Blake Petrick Medical Director Jared Blake Petrick (may be a different person) is a licensed nurse (APRN) with added license to handle controlled substances.  Source:  https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html 
Brendan Hamhill Recreation Dir. Hamhill is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Utah.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Preston Kadleck Recreation Dir. Kadleck is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Utah.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Fact: Catalyst uses same Positive Control Systems methods as WWASPS and Eagle Ranch Academy.
HEAL has received one survivor report detailing violations and abuses at this program.

 *(Catalyst RTC, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)

 Last Updated: January 25th, 2014

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