FAMILY THERAPISTS AND COUNSELORS

Jennifer Bradof, MSW, LCSW

Jennifer Bradof lives in Jackson, Wyoming and has most recently worked as a School Counselor with the Teton County School district.  She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois. She has many years of experience working with children and families in a variety of settings.

Jennifer began her social work career in Chicago, Illinois before moving to Jackson in 2005. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois. Before starting Teton Behavior Therapy she worked as a School Counselor with the Teton County School District. She has many years of experience working with children and families in a variety of settings. Jennifer works with children, adolescents and adults.

Charlotte Hale Alexander, MSW, LCSW

Charlotte Hale Alexander has lived in Jackson, Wyoming since 2009 and has most recently worked for Jackson Hole Therapy where she specialized in working with adolescents with substance use and other mental health concerns. While working for the Community Safety Network she focused on working with adult survivors of domestic violence and abuse. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from New York University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Skidmore College.

Heather Finkel, Ph.D.

Dr. Heather Finkel is a bilingual Spanish and English licensed clinical psychologist who received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in 2004 after studying psychology undergraduate at Columbia University.  She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults at UCSD medical center inpatient psychiatry, U.VA.’s student counseling center, and most recently in private practice.  She moved to Jackson, Wyoming in 2012.

She provides individual, family, and couple’s psychotherapy to Spanish or English speaking children, adolescents, and adults.  She specializes in treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, parenting issues, family of origin issues, anger management, domestic violence, cancer/serious illness, fertility issues, parents of multiples, sports psychology, dissertation fears, overcoming obstacles/roadblocks, LGBT issues, and multi-cultural counseling.  Her modalities of treatment are eclectic including: Cognitive Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Client Centered, Compassionate, Supportive, NLP, and Motivational Interviewing.

She is the mother of three and loves swimming, skiing, snow shoeing, hiking, camping, singing, ukulele, flamenco dance, pilates, yoga, making pottery, board games, meditation, and spending quality time with friends and family.

Suzy T. Ganer, M.ED, PLPC

Suzy moved to Jackson in 2012 to work as a counselor at Jackson Hole High School. Suzy is originally from Chicago, Illinois and studied education at the University of Vermont. Through teaching, Suzy discovered a passion for counseling and received a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Suzy teaches yoga and brings a holistic approach to counseling, examining the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.  Her specialty areas include grief counseling and the treatment of anxiety, depression, and eating disorders.  Suzy is experienced in working with children, adolescents, and adults.

Amy Herzog, MSW, LCSW

Amy is a licensed clinical social worker with 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families.  She received a Master of Social Work degree from Walla Walla University and has been servicing the Teton Valley and Jackson communities since 2003.

Amy focuses on family therapy, play therapy, and working with younger children mostly.  She specializes in treating childhood trauma, anxiety, depression, divorce, and working with blended families.  Amy is trained in a range of modalities including cognitive behavioral, EMDR, brief strategic family therapy, play, art, and sand play.  As a certified positive discipline parent educator, she teaches parents how to build stronger, more authentic relationships with themselves and the children in their lives.

Sarah Caldwell, MSW, LCSW

Sarah is a licensed clinical social worker who came to us from NYC.  She earned her Masters in Social Work from Fordham University in 2013 and worked with the NY State Early Intervention Program as a service coordinator, aiding families in the navigation of evaluations and securing services.

She then joined the excellent clinical team at the Northside Center for Child Development in East Harlem and worked as a therapist in schools, including middle and high schools.  Sarah continues to work with children, adolescents, and families and feels passionate about the potential growth, change, and connection within the therapeutic relationship.

Sarah and her family relocated to the Teton County last year, and she looks forward to spending time here with her young daughter and serving the community as a therapist.

ACADEMIC COACHES

Travis Gay, MSW, PCSW

Travis is originally from South Carolina and moved to Teton Valley in 1998.  She earned a Master of Social Work degree from Walla Walla University and has been serving children, adolescents, and families in Jackson and Teton Valley for almost 20 years.
Travis has dedicated her work to providing academic and social- emotional support to students and their families within educational settings and at home.  Travis specializes in working with children and adolescents diagnosed with ADHD, executive functioning challenges, highly gifted students and other learning disabilities as well as providing support to empower parents at home.
Travis is a mother of three and enjoys hiking, skiing, cooking, music, and reading books at home with her children and husband.

Ellie Finnegan, Academic Coach, B.A.

Ellie grew up on the west side of the Tetons in Alta, Wyoming and attended middle and high school in Jackson.  She earned her B.A. in Biology from Whitman College with a double minor in Chemistry and Fine Arts.  Since returning to the Valley, Ellie has spent her time supporting children and adolescents in a variety of settings, including academic support and healthy living. 

In the summer months, Ellie enjoys educating visitors to the Tetons on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.  Ellie’s many passions have guided her interest in teaching.  From fieldwork on Idaho stream ecology to working with children in Teton Valley, Ellie applies skills learned as a life-long student into academic coaching and Executive Functioning workshops for adolescence.

Mandy Hadden, Academic Coach, M.ED.

Mandy is originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee.  She earned a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Child Development from the University of Tennessee.  After college, Mandy worked at an environmental education center teaching ecology to fifth and sixth grade students.  

Since moving to Jackson in 2001, she has worked with children in a variety of settings.  Mandy was the lead teacher of Journeys Pre-K since it’s inception until 2007. She later was a preschool teacher at Children’s Learning Center and taught Kindergarten at Journeys School.  She most recently worked as a private tutor specializing in reading and math for Kindergarten through sixth grade students.  Mandy is trained as a reading specialist in SpellRead as well as Lively Letters and Sight Words You Can See, Reading with TLC.

Blanca Moye, Academic Coach

Blanca’s greatest passion is to work with the local community and she has worked in the field of education as a Parent Educator with families at Head Start Program in Jackson, Wy. for over 15 years.  In 2015, Blanca became certified as a life coach in order to focus on the limiting area of families and their children in the community.

Blanca’s area of experience is addressing the holistic well-being of the entire individual.  Her passion is raising awareness about aspects of life that are usually confronted superficially and yet are of vital importance to parents, children, and families.