MEET OUR RECOVERY TEAM
We believe that recovery is possible for everyone, regardless of their history. Our mission is to provide each person entering our program with the highest level of personalized treatment so they can clearly see their new path ahead of them.
LCSW, MPA, LSUDC
Executive Director and Clinical Director
Aaron has experience working in outpatient substance use disorder treatment for more than 12 years. He served patients at the University of Utah Department of Psychiatry from 2007-2016. He served on a specialty team at Adult Probation & Parole with the Utah Department of Corrections to provide probation officers substance use disorder training and provide assessments and referrals as an alternative to incarceration.
Aaron most recently served as the Clinical Director and Executive Director at an outpatient treatment agency for substance use disorders.
Aaron is a person in long term recovery and is a published author of a memoir which discusses his journey in early recovery.
Maren accepted the job at Avante Recovery Center to be an asset in an industry that is close to her heart; as a family member has been struggling through addiction and recovery. In her free time, Maren enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking treats and taking her boys to trampoline parks.
In her spare time AnnMarie enjoys playing on her coed softball team, loving her mini golden doodle, Shelby, and spending quality time with friends and family. She believes genuine connection helps support healing and growth.
Mental Health Therapist
Amy graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in 2012 from the University of Phoenix and her Master’s Degree in 2014 from the University of Phoenix.
In her free time Amy loves to spend time with family, is an avid boxer, and enjoys hiking. She believes connecting to oneself through fitness is an important component to improving well-being.