Dr. Larry Beall  -  Director

Dr. Beall grew up mainly in Louisiana and Florida and found a love the outdoors there. He has been happily married for 43 years and has six children, three boys and three girls, and four grandsons. He particularly loves camping and hiking in the mountains, birds, research, fishing, and the gym. He has worked in the trauma field for 30 years, and finds it deeply rewarding to see someone overcome the effects of horrible things that have happened to them and make a new life. He has been the director of the Trauma Awareness & Treatment Center since 1994. He particularly enjoys presenting in the community about different aspects of trauma especially to help others learn there is hope after suffering major losses. He and the staff have turned their attention to researching the rapid pain release method of trauma resolution developed by Dr. Beall in the late 1980’s, and developing training modules based on this approach.


Heather Whitehead  

Heather has worked part time at the Trauma Awareness & Treatment Center for 10 years. She has a Masters degree in social work and a masters practitioner license in NLP. Her diversified background has included many years of working with children in individual and play therapy, preserving families within the State of Utah systems and social work in the school setting from grades K-12 in regular and special education. She enjoys working with people from different socio-economic backgrounds and cultures and has occasionally used interpreters in her trauma work. She has experience in a broad spectrum of approaches from Play-therapy and NLP to Cognitive and Behavioral therapy. Her techniques include encompass approaches to relieve trauma, pain and depression while building inner resources for a more productive and resourceful life.


Julio C. Jarvis  

Julio C. Jarvis, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an emphasis in mental health. A graduate of the University of Utah Julio has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work. He specializes in Trauma focused and Crisis work including suicide, medical social work and individual therapy. Born and raised in Utah with 2 kids, the things that are his inspiration are his family, music, sports, being authentic and helping others. He has specialized training in Crisis, is certified through the state in crisis counseling for Disaster and Bioterrorism, is a certified Salt Lake County Certified Mental Health Officer and a National ASIST trainer (suicide prevention workshop).


April L. Bennett

April Bennett is a licensed marriage and family therapist and the newest member of our team.