This is a  staff list for Gateway Academy in 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 Gateway Academy.  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 Gateway Academy, you have the right to take action. 

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Gateway Academy, 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.

 

HEAL recommends against enrolling a loved one in this program due to false advertising concerns, staff reports of mismanagement, and victim reports of abuse.

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Julie Brown Administration HEAL requires Brown's full name (including middle name) and/or license type and number in order to verify whether Brown holds any professional licenses in UT.
Julie Barbero Therapist Name: JULIE ANN BARBERO City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84108, UNITED STATES Profession: SOCIAL WORK License Type: LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER License Number: 137696-3501 Obtained By: UNKNOWN License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 09/26/1996 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016  File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Susan M. Curtis Therapist HEAL requires Curtis' license number and type to verify whether or not Curtis holds any professional licenses in UT.
Emily Faber Therapist Name: EMILY A FABER City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84106, UNITED STATES Profession: SOCIAL WORK License Type: LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER License Number: 5962707-3501 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 08/02/2007 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016  File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Natasha Muren Therapist Name: NATASHA ANN MUREN City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84106, UNITED STATES Profession: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH License Type: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR License Number: 380535-6004 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 02/13/2007 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016 File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Stokes Smith Therapist Name: STOKES SMITH City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84109, UNITED STATES Profession: SOCIAL WORK License Type: CERTIFIED SOCIAL WORKER License Number: 6817632-3502 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 11/16/2007 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Jessica Hale Therapist Name: JESSICA LESLEY HALE City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84106, UNITED STATES Profession: SOCIAL WORK License Type: LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER License Number: 141169-3501 Obtained By: UNKNOWN License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 06/07/1995 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Arden Weintraub Psychiatrist Name: ARDEN L WEINTRAUB City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 841082803, UNITED STATES Profession: PHYSICIAN License Type: PHYSICIAN & SURGEON License Number: 168906-1205 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 09/23/1982 Expiration Date: 01/31/2018  File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
RaeAnne Kirk Nurse Kirk is not a licensed nurse nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Naydean Reed Nurse Name: NAYDEAN P REED City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84105, UNITED STATES Profession: NURSE License Type: REGISTERED NURSE   UNDER INTERSTATE COMPACT License Number: 223815-3102 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 05/13/1992 Expiration Date: 01/31/2017  File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Kori Mayeski Academic Mayeski is not a licensed nor registered educator in UT.  Source: http://www.uen.org/educator/displaySearch.action
Adam Kuntz Academic Kuntz appears to be a licensed and registered educator in UT.  Source: http://my.uen.org/myuen/220222
Kyle O. Anderson Academic Anderson appears to be a licensed and registered educator in UT.  Source: http://my.uen.org/myuen/102983
Shane Colby Academic Colby is not a licensed nor registered educator in UT.  Source: http://www.uen.org/educator/displaySearch.action
Liz Gauthier Academic Gauthier is not a licensed nor registered educator in UT.  Source: http://www.uen.org/educator/displaySearch.action
Thomas Clayton Academic Clayton no longer appears to work for this program.
M. Michelle Gourley Consultant Name: MARY MICHELLE GOURLEY City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 841082445, UNITED STATES Profession: SOCIAL WORK License Type: LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER License Number: 132174-3501 Obtained By: UNKNOWN License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 04/06/1987 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016  File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Rebecca Garfield Program Director Garfield is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Trevor Earl Staff Name: TREVOR TED EARL City, State, Zip, Country: MILLCREEK, UT 84106, UNITED STATES Profession: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH License Type: ASSOC CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR License Number: 9410722-6009 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 05/21/2015 Expiration Date: 05/21/2018  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Ashley Thomas Staff HEAL requires Thomas' full name (including middle name) and/or license type and license number in order to verify whether Thomas holds any professional licenses in UT.
Kelli Gunter Staff Name: KELLI JO GUNTER City, State, Zip, Country: COLBY, KS 67701, UNITED STATES Profession: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH License Type: ASSOC CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR License Number: 8577162-6009 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: EXPIRED Original Issue Date: 03/11/2013 Expiration Date: 03/11/2016   Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Whitney Bates Staff Bates is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Dan Kammerlohr Staff Kammerlohr is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Adam Lawton Wilderness Lawton is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Stefan Beattie Wilderness Beattie is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Brett Beattie Wilderness Beattie is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Brian Benedict Physical Benedict is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Derek "DJ" Kelly Physical Kelly is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Melissa Hickman Admissions/Owner Name: MELISSA HICKMAN City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84109, UNITED STATES Profession: SOCIAL WORK License Type: LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER License Number: 134028-3501 Obtained By: UNKNOWN License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 12/02/1993 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Beth Floyd Admissions Floyd is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Karen Flynn Business/Finance/Founder Flynn is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Patricia Benn Business/Finance HEAL does not perform license checks on office, maintenance, nor food preparation staff unless they have authority and direct contact with clients.
Jean Zehndar Psychiatrist Zehndar is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Cooper Golden Therapist Name: COOPER MACKAY GOLDEN City, State, Zip, Country: SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84106, UNITED STATES Profession: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH License Type: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR License Number: 9182662-6004 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 11/03/2014 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Sue Hinds Therapist Name: SUZANNE RENAE HINDS City, State, Zip, Country: DRAPER, UT 840207550, UNITED STATES Profession: SOCIAL WORK License Type: LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER License Number: 5530700-3501 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 02/02/2006 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016   Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Matt Jackman Therapist Name: MATTHEW ADRIAN JACKMAN City, State, Zip, Country: MURRAY, UT 84117, UNITED STATES Profession: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH License Type: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR License Number: 8347803-6004 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 03/28/2016 Expiration Date: 09/30/2018  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Jen (Rapp) Sheridan Therapist Sheridan is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Colleen Croff Therapist Name: COLLEEN ANN CROFF City, State, Zip, Country: SOUTH JORDAN, UT 84095, UNITED STATES Profession: SOCIAL WORK License Type: LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER License Number: 4963343-3501 Obtained By: APPLICATION License Status: ACTIVE Original Issue Date: 01/16/2008 Expiration Date: 09/30/2016   Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html   File complaints regarding this professional, here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/investigations/complaint.html
Sydel Morris-Greco Principal Morris-Greco appears to be a licensed and registered educator on UT.  Source: http://my.uen.org/myuen/84830
Kelli Hansen Student Advisor Hansen appears to also work at Stillwater Academy and La Europa Academy in UT.  Source: http://my.uen.org/myuen/85484  Hansen appears to be registered but not licensed in UT.
Mark Regier Teacher Regier appears to be registered but not licensed as an educator in UT.  Source: http://my.uen.org/myuen/253593.
Adrienne Noakes Teacher Noakes appears to also work at Stillwater Academy and La Europa Academy in UT.  Source: http://my.uen.org/myuen/202468    Noakes appears to be registered but not licensed in UT.
Michael Strope Teacher Strope appears to be registered but not licensed as an educator in UT.  Source: http://my.uen.org/myuen/266127
Angela Roe Teacher Roe appears to be a licensed and registered educator on UT.  Source: http://my.uen.org/myuen/255287
Pam Dorlac Teacher Dorlac is not a licensed nor registered educator in UT.  Source: http://www.uen.org/educator/displaySearch.action
Betsy Miller Teacher Miller appears to also work at Stillwater Academy and La Europa Academy in UT.  Source:  http://my.uen.org/myuen/210396    Miller appears to be registered but not licensed in UT.
Trever Waage Wilderness Waage is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Kelly Means Wilderness Means is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html
Skip Hardy Fitness Trainer Hardy is not a licensed nor registered educator in UT.  Source: http://www.uen.org/educator/displaySearch.action
James Hardy Yoga Instructor HEAL requires Hardy's full name (including middle name) and/or license type and number in order to verify whether Hardy holds any professional licenses in UT.
Carrie Shoumatoff Admissions Director Shoumatoff is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in UT.  Source: https://secure.utah.gov/llv/search/index.html   Shoumatoff is not a licensed nor registered educator in UT.  Source: http://www.uen.org/educator/displaySearch.action
Tom Rollacheck (sp?) Staff  
Jorden Larsen Therapist  
     
(Gateway Academy, 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.)
This program does not include the enrollment agreement or program details online.  HEAL is investigating.
My name is Max Rosenberg and I am survivor of residential treatment centers in Utah. This is my story. Some details will be missing because I have spent the last 6 years trying to forget them. In the summer of 2006 I was having problems at home. Me and my parents fought all the time, and I was having issues at school the year before. My parents didn't know what to do with me, so they decided to send me to what they called bording school in Salt Lake City Ut. I arrived at Gateway Academy in September of 2006 not knowing what to expect, and immediatly realized this was far from a normal bording school. I was told I would start on orientation phase and I wasn't allowed to talk to anyone who wasn't a staff member or on a high enough phase. The school aspect was hardly school at all, we had two 1 hour classes a day, and spent the rest of our day focusing on our "treatment". I didnt make it very far in my treatment there. After 3 weeks of resfusing to conform to their program I was escorted and told I would be taken to a wilderness program. After driving for what seemed like a day we finally made it to base camp at 2nd Nature Duschene. I was rushed into a room with a strange old man and immediatly told to get completely naked. He then engaged in prison tactics. Asking me to lift my genitals, and bend over and cough. I felt pretty violated, it almost felt like the old man got off on stuff like that. Afterward I recieved a checkup and tetnis shots, and was told I'd be transported to group 7. My experiance at 2nd Nature I guess could be considered a positive one. I spent about a month and a half there, and it was here where I realized how I had to face this whole journey. I learned what the other kids called "fake it til you make it". No one who was there wanted to be there, but we realized if we didn't atleast pretend to want to help ourselves it would only screw us in the long run. After working the program for awhile, I was finally told I would be going to Logan River Academy. The second I arrived Logan River Academy I knew I had entered hell. I was greeted in the foyer by an immense man named Travis, I'm pretty sure he was on a heavy regiment of hgh and children's tears becuse he couldn't even put his arms down straight. He took me upstairs to DEVO to process me. I was taken into a room and strip searched and asked questions. After that was all over I had all my clothes confiscated and replaced with sweatpants and a sweatshirt. I was told I'd be put on suicide watch as a precaution and would have to stay up in DEVO for a couple days. Those couple days in DEVO really put the fear in me. It wasn't even one day before I saw my first taste of abuse. There was a tiny kid, couldnt have more than 100 lbs, up there who tried to run away a couple days before. They had him in isolation and he wasnt allowed to talk to anyone. After hearing "Devo Structure" which meant no one could talk, this kid started running his mouth. Not even 15 seconds later travis and 2 other ex marines or usu football players or whatever they were, were on top of this kid. It was hard to watch. All I heard was "Please stop, get off me you fucking bastards I cant breath" as they held this kid down and repeatadly smashed his head off the ground. It went on for a bit. I just sat up there, watched, and prayed I would get out of DEVO as soon as possible and never have to go up there again. After a couple days I got my wish. I was no longer deemed a suicide threat and I was taken to my final home, group 3. When I got there I met the kids who would basically become my brothers for the next 9 months. Most of the kids there were great kids and definitely did not deserve what was happening to them. I learned the ins and the outs of the program pretty quickly. They force a level system on you, which was pretty much set up to brainwash kids. levels 1 through 8. The further you progressed the more privledges you recieved. Like once you got to level 4 you could go on trips, movies, fast food places like that. A staff member actually got fired for taking kids to see Apocolypto, but that's a different story. By using this system though you can effectively break a kid down. By level 3 you've pretty much given up all hope that you will be removed by your parents. At that point they start trying to mold you into a completely different person. They tell you, that you don't need anything that you had before you got there, and that the program will teach you the structure needed to live a happy life. "What a complete load of crap, How the hell is someone else gonna tell me how to be happy" is what I thought, but on the outside I acted like I was buying into their lies. That was the only way to survive and come out still the same person. That was my ticket out. I hated Logan River and looking back I still hate Logan River. I find it disgusting how they manipulate families. Like if you ever tried to tell your parents about any abuses going on, they would tell your parents you were lying or trying to manipulate the situation. One time I was in DEVO serving a minor infraction which was a class II for I think swearing, and this kid stood up during structure and started yelling at the staff. A staff member got up and punched him in the face. The kid strated bleeding all over the place and was forced into isolation. The next day I had a phone call with my parents and therapist, Matt Erickson. I tried to tell my parents what happened the day before in DEVO, but Matt jumped in before I could finish and said I was lying and this meeting would be ending because I tried to manipulate. The whole situation made me feel helpless, I felt like I had 0 control and it made me very depressed. Of all the abuse and manipulation I witnessed perpertrated by Logan River none was worse than what I witnessed in July of 2007. That month a girl who I will allow to remain nameless returned after being released about 6 months before. Logan River didnt solve what her parents deemed to be her problems, so they sent her back, or maybe it was her plan idk. Not too long after she got there she engaged in sexual acts with one of the staff members, Wesley. Aparently they talked on Myspace for months before, but who knows. Anyway everbody at LRA soon found out what happened, and the response was despicable. We were told that talking about it would be grounds for a Class IV for program corruption and we would have to spend a month in DEVO. The worst part of the whole ordeal was how they dealt with the staff member. While the girl recieved a class IV and was sitting in DEVO, Wes still had his job, and the only repurcussion he recieved was being banned from the girls floors. Talk about fucking disguting. There are no other words to describe the foul cover up by Logan River. The memories I recieved from Logan River Academy have scarred me for life. I've spent the last 6 years of my life trying to hide from my past. Wishing it could have gone a different way. Since Logan River my life has been the opposite of happy. I graduated from high school In 2010 and dropped out of college in 2011. I spent an entire year homeless, drinking and doing drugs trying to figure out what was wrong with me. Maybe I was just making excuses, but either way I knew I had a negative impact from RTCs. In the past 6 months I've begun to embrace what happened to me in Utah. You can never change your past, but you can always use it as a lesson to move forward. That's why in the future I plan to advocate against Behavioral Modification Programs, and maybe go into psychology. The more people learn about the coruption of this industry, the more people will be saved from going through what I did. Sincerely, Max   Source: http://www.safeteenschools.org/images/GWA-SNW-LRA_MAX.txt
External Link: http://wiki.fornits.com/index.php?title=Gateway_Academy
Former Employee/Management Writes:

"The overall management did not treat their employees fairly or with respect. They showed favoritism, and to the ones who weren't their "favorite" they got blamed for everything. It was not a fun, kind work environment and there was no room to grow."  Source:  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Gateway-Academy/reviews?fcountry=US

Former Employee Writes:

"A good place to start my career but tough to grow professionally with a constant change in administration and leadership."  Source:  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Gateway-Academy/reviews?fcountry=US

Former Employee Writes:

"The management was not very professional and did not take an active roll in the children's education but the children and parents were great!"  Source:  http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Gateway-Academy/reviews?fcountry=US

Former Employee Writes:

"Very unproductive and unprofessional workplace.  The childcare industry is one that must be focused on the children. This environment was not a productive environment for the children (nutrition, learning, safety, etc.). The curriculum could work if implemented. Unprofessional and inexperienced management. "  Source: http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Gateway-Academy/reviews?fcountry=US&start=20
Gateway Academy appears to have four licensed locations:


Facility Site Location Address Mailing Address Contact Information Service Expiration
Gateway Academy, LLC Draper 11706 S 700 E
Draper,UT
84020
11706 S 700 E
Draper,UT
84020
Phone : 8015233479
Email : juliebarbero2@gmail.com
Youth Slots:32
RT - Residential Treatment 30-SEP-16
Gateway Academy, LLC TAL 2487 South 700 East
Salt Lake City,UT
84106
11706 South 700 East
Draper,UT
84020
Phone : 8015233479
Email : juliebarbero2@gmail.com
Adult Slots:16
RS - Residential Support 30-SEP-16
Gateway Academy, LLC TAL 2487 South 700 East
Salt Lake City,UT
84106
11706 South 700 East
Draper,UT
84020
Phone : 8015233479
Email : juliebarbero2@gmail.com
OT - Outpatient Treatment 30-SEP-16
Gateway Academy, LLC. 941 E Cattail Drive
Draper,UT
84020
11706 South 700 East
Draper,UT
84020
Phone : 8015233479
Email : juliebarbero@gatewayacademy.net
Youth Slots:8
RT - Residential Treatment 30-SEP-16
Source: http://hslic.utah.gov/db-search/

E-mail complaints about this facility to: dirdhs@utah.gov

 

 Last Updated: February 15th, 2017

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