Executive Team

Steven DeMille, Ph.D. LCMHC

Steven DeMille, Ph.D. LCMHC

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Darcy Holt

Darcy Holt

ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR
John Buckner LMFT

John Buckner LMFT

CLINICAL DIRECTOR
Will Henderson

Will Henderson

FIELD DIRECTOR
Scott Schill

Scott Schill

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Dr. Brian Burrows

Dr. Brian Burrows

MEDICAL DIRECTOR
Cheryl Meibos

Cheryl Meibos

INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT
Marcus Taylor

Marcus Taylor

HR Manager
Bre Englebrecht

Bre Englebrecht

Director of Utilization Review
Rosanna Weeks

Rosanna Weeks

Academic Director

Steven DeMille, Ph.D. LCMHC

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

When a teen’s life gets off track due to significant emotional distress or dysfunctional behaviors, it is not uncommon for their life and their family’s life to unravel. My passion is to bring families the healing experiences they need to reconnect as a family and help their child put their life back together. Using nature and outdoors as our setting, we help struggling teens reconnect with their families. We also help them find happiness, and develop the maturity to handle the challenges ahead of them.Growing up in Las Vegas, Nevada, I spent much time in the outdoors of Southern Utah. Whether hiking in Zion or rock climbing in Veyo, the outdoors was a place of peace and growth. Hence as a Mental Health Professional, I believe that the best environment for healing individuals and relationships is in the outdoors.I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have worked with teens in various capacities. I began working with adolescents as a field guide at RedCliff Ascent in 2000. Subsequently, I’ve held numerous positions at RedCliff. These include Senior Field Instructor, Field Support Manager, Assistant Medical Coordinator, Primary Therapist, Research Director. And I am currently the Executive Director for RedCliff Ascent.As a clinician, I bring a wealth of experience. This experience includes Experiential Therapies, Narrative Family Therapy, Adlerian Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I have also worked with adolescents and families in many different settings over the years, including residential treatment, community mental health, and foster care.My educational experience includes an MA in Mental Health Counseling and a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. My research focus is on wilderness therapy, nature, adolescent development, and counseling ethics. I am actively involved in the counseling and psychology profession and hold regional and national leadership positions. I publish and present on wilderness therapy and the use of the outdoor. This is done around the world at the national and international conference level.When not working, I enjoy spending time with my wife (who was also a field staff at RedCliff Ascent) and four children. Living just outside of Zion National Park, I enjoy spending time in nature with the family. I also like history and art, and enjoy visiting fine and contemporary art museums when I travel.

Darcy Holt

ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR

Darcy has been a member of the RedCliff team for over 6 years. She came to us from the public school system where she taught preschool and then moved to an administrative position at the local elementary where she was for 8 years. Working with kids and families has been Darcy’s passion and focus for many years. Having struggled herself as a teen and now a mother of 2 teenage boys she brings a unique perspective to RedCliff and our families. "Sending your child away to treatment has to be one of the hardest things a parent would have to do", Darcy says. "I want our families to know we understand and are here to help heal their families!"Darcy has over 24 years of experience working as a mentor and sponsor with adolescents and young adults suffering from the disease of addiction. She spends many hours speaking at rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, and even local high schools to share her experience strength and hope with others. "To be able to combine my personal passion with my work is a dream job! I love that I get to give back to families what was so freely given to me when I was younger and hopeless!" explains Darcy. "RedCliff is my job but being a part of the healing in the wilderness is my joy!"Darcy grew up in Greenbrier, Arkansas where she graduated high school and attended Arkansas College in Batesville. After her parents retired, they moved to Enterprise, Utah and Darcy transferred to Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. Darcy lives in Enterprise, UT with her husband and two boys ages 15 and 18. She has served on the Enterprise City Council for eight years and has run the local Easter Egg Hunt for 12 years. She feels that being of service to her community and being a part of RedCliff is her chance to pay it forward.

John Buckner LMFT

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

John started working with adolescents and their families in the residential treatment industry in 2006 as a line staff. Over the years John has worked with hundreds of struggling teens and their families. John has worked in many roles helping families and adolescence heal. Some of these include but are not limited to a frontline staff, milieu director, primary therapist at an RTC, and even a School administrator. Even through John enjoyed working in these roles he decided to fulfill a lifelong goal of becoming a wilderness therapist. He jokingly reports that working for RedCliff Ascent is like the cherry on top of his career.John is trained in or has experience in DBT, CBT, EMDR, positive psychology, and most family therapy models. He specializes in working with adolescents who have emotional dysregulation and trauma. When John is not working he loves to day dream ways to make his dreams into memories. He loves spending time with his wife and 5 kids, he loves to read books, mountain bike, and doing Crossfit.

Will Henderson

FIELD DIRECTOR

Scott Schill

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Scott has been with RedCliff since 1998. After graduating from BYU in Outdoor Recreation and Youth Leadership in 1991, Scott began his career in Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare. Scott’s greatest asset to the organization is his love and compassion for the RedCliff students and staff he oversees and manages.Scott’s philosophy is simple:“All RedCliff staff work on the same curriculum, eat the same food, carry the same pack and wear the same clothing as the students. RedCliff counselors, will not ask the students to do anything they are not willing to experience themselves.”This philosophy has promoted respect and rapport among RedCliff students and staff. It is priceless while providing a great foundation for treatment progress. In addition to his RedCliff responsibilities, Scott is busy with a wife he adores and five children of his own.

Dr. Brian Burrows

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

 

Cheryl Meibos

INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT

Cheryl graduated from Brigham Young University in Accounting. She has been with Ascent Companies for 13 years.Cheryl grew up in Southern Utah and enjoys very active family life. With three sons, including a set of twins, Cheryl keeps up by running marathons. She and her family are also avid boaters and visit Lake Powell multiple times a year.Cheryl is a professed nerd at heart and has a passion for accounting and numbers. She also loves going on location to our different programs and supporting those staff members that are directly involved in making a difference in our student’s lives. She is so proud to work for an organization that helps families become whole again.

Marcus Taylor

HR Manager

Bre Englebrecht

Director of Utilization Review

Bre has worked in Behavioral Health for over 15 years. She has an extensive Utilization Review background working with some of the leading mental health organizations nationwide such as Newport Academy and Embark BH. Bre has served in various leadership capacities over the years and took part in building multiple short- and long-term programs as well as assisted with Joint Commission accreditations, audits, etc. She finds great joy serving others and has a growth mindset. She is passionate about advocating for insurance coverage and being a voice for clients and families alike. She is an active member in her community and enjoys volunteering with her children when able. Bre and her partner have three children and spend most of their time outdoors, hiking, fishing, off-roading and camping. Her greatest joy is when they are spending time together.

Rosanna Weeks

Academic Director

Admissions Team

Darcy Holt

Darcy Holt

ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR
Jody McMillan

Jody McMillan

ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

Darcy Holt

ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR

Darcy has been a member of the RedCliff team for over 6 years. She came to us from the public school system where she taught preschool and then moved to an administrative position at the local elementary where she was for 8 years. Working with kids and families has been Darcy’s passion and focus for many years. Having struggled herself as a teen and now a mother of 2 teenage boys she brings a unique perspective to RedCliff and our families. "Sending your child away to treatment has to be one of the hardest things a parent would have to do", Darcy says. "I want our families to know we understand and are here to help heal their families!"Darcy has over 24 years of experience working as a mentor and sponsor with adolescents and young adults suffering from the disease of addiction. She spends many hours speaking at rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, and even local high schools to share her experience strength and hope with others. "To be able to combine my personal passion with my work is a dream job! I love that I get to give back to families what was so freely given to me when I was younger and hopeless!" explains Darcy. "RedCliff is my job but being a part of the healing in the wilderness is my joy!"Darcy grew up in Greenbrier, Arkansas where she graduated high school and attended Arkansas College in Batesville. After her parents retired, they moved to Enterprise, Utah and Darcy transferred to Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. Darcy lives in Enterprise, UT with her husband and two boys ages 15 and 18. She has served on the Enterprise City Council for eight years and has run the local Easter Egg Hunt for 12 years. She feels that being of service to her community and being a part of RedCliff is her chance to pay it forward.

Jody McMillan

ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

Clinical Team

John Buckner LMFT

John Buckner LMFT

CLINICAL DIRECTOR
David Cacamis, LCSW

David Cacamis, LCSW

Therapist
Danielle Schneider, MA, LMFT

Danielle Schneider, MA, LMFT

Therapist
Greg Allred, ACMHC

Greg Allred, ACMHC

Therapist
Brittany Corbin

Brittany Corbin

Clinical Intern

John Buckner LMFT

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

John started working with adolescents and their families in the residential treatment industry in 2006 as a line staff. Over the years John has worked with hundreds of struggling teens and their families. John has worked in many roles helping families and adolescence heal. Some of these include but are not limited to a frontline staff, milieu director, primary therapist at an RTC, and even a School administrator. Even through John enjoyed working in these roles he decided to fulfill a lifelong goal of becoming a wilderness therapist. He jokingly reports that working for RedCliff Ascent is like the cherry on top of his career.John is trained in or has experience in DBT, CBT, EMDR, positive psychology, and most family therapy models. He specializes in working with adolescents who have emotional dysregulation and trauma. When John is not working he loves to day dream ways to make his dreams into memories. He loves spending time with his wife and 5 kids, he loves to read books, mountain bike, and doing Crossfit.

David Cacamis, LCSW

Therapist

David graduated from the University of South Alabama with a BA in Psychology. After spending several years with the Ascent Companies, split between RedCliff and Discovery Ranch for Girls, he went back to school and completed his MSW at Radford University in Virginia. David started working with adolescents during his undergrad through a community based out-patient facility and has made it his goal to continue working with young people ever since. Since he was a child David has always had a passion for the outdoors and the powerful experiences it provides. Being able to combine his passion for helping young people with the outdoors has been an incredibly fulfilling experience.

Danielle Schneider, MA, LMFT

Therapist

Danielle Schneider earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Southern Utah University, and a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University. She has a passion for helping young people and their families change their lives and has worked with adolescents in residential treatment settings, as well as in boarding schools and detention centers. Danielle loves swimming, the outdoors, playing music and playing with her dog.

Greg Allred, ACMHC

Therapist

Greg completed his undergraduate studies at Southern Utah University and his Master's Degree at the University of Phoenix as a Certified Mental Health Counselor. Greg continues to work as an adjunct professor at SUU, teaching as a scuba instructor there. While pursuing his degrees, he has worked in a variety of treatment settings. Greg has served kids and families in Southern Utah for over a decade, he has worked in several different positions, including mentor, team leader, staff director, and therapist.Greg loves the outdoors and believes that the world's natural and beautiful settings can aid the healing process for all of us. He has led many outdoor treks for kids and families. Some of his favorite trips were taking groups to Joshua Tree National Park, Moab, and multiple scuba trips to Catalina Island. Greg believes that the search for simplicity and joy is where life gets its meaning and shares that passion with his clients. "I look back to my early 20's when life was simple and I was living out of the back of my Subaru, and I can now see how formative and important each experience was during that time in my life ... I want to encourage exploration and healing like I've found for myself."

Brittany Corbin

Clinical Intern

Medical Team

Dr. Brian Burrows

Dr. Brian Burrows

MEDICAL DIRECTOR
Sharlee Slack, RN

Sharlee Slack, RN

MEDICAL COORDINATOR

Dr. Brian Burrows

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

 

Sharlee Slack, RN

MEDICAL COORDINATOR

Sharlee was raised on a farm in Modena, Utah. She loves the quiet, serene valley, the beautiful morning and night skies, and the mental clarity that the beautiful mountain views can give. Sharlee can hardly believe that she gets to be in such an amazing setting for her job. It is a dream come true! Sharlee earned her Associate RN in the Spring of 2014 and immediately began doing what she loves, taking care of others. Sharlee's #1 job is being a wife, and a mother to her four beautiful children, who keep her super busy! But if she has to be away from them she is so happy that she can be doing something she loves! Sharlee says she is so excited to be able to be a part of such an amazing program that helps heal kids and mend families.

Field and Operations

Will Henderson

Will Henderson

FIELD DIRECTOR
Jonathan Kline

Jonathan Kline

Assistant Field Director
Naomi Beussen

Naomi Beussen

Assistant Field Director
Noah Coor

Noah Coor

Field Support Manager
Teddy Steinhorst

Teddy Steinhorst

Field support Manager

Will Henderson

FIELD DIRECTOR

Jonathan Kline

Assistant Field Director

Naomi Beussen

Assistant Field Director

Noah Coor

Field Support Manager

Teddy Steinhorst

Field support Manager

Office Admin

Marcus Taylor

Marcus Taylor

HR Manager
Milton Hatt

Milton Hatt

WAREHOUSE MANAGER
Eunice Cole

Eunice Cole

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Taylor Sams

Taylor Sams

Office Manger
Heather Jones

Heather Jones

Office Assistant
Emily Novakovich

Emily Novakovich

RECRUITER
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Marcus Taylor

HR Manager

Milton Hatt

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

Milt was born in Burley, Idaho and lived there until after high school. He grew up in a family of 6 boys; he was the 4th. They spent time fishing, hunting, camping, playing sports, and swimming. Milt received an Associates Degree from Ricks College and went on to further education at Idaho State University where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Business.Milt has worked in sales for over 20 years, spending most of his career in the sporting goods market. In 2006 he joined Redcliff Ascent as their warehouse manager and purchasing agent. Milt met his wife in college and they have two grown married children. Milt has spent time traveling to England, South Africa, Scotland, Mexico, Canada, and around the US.

Eunice Cole

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Taylor Sams

Office Manger

Heather Jones

Office Assistant

Emily Novakovich

RECRUITER

Emily was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She first joined the RedCliff Ascent family in the summer of 2013. As a Head Instructor, she worked with both students and staff in the field. This helped her witness first-hand the real transformative power of wilderness therapy.Emily left RedCliff Ascent to finish her bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Utah State University. While a student, she also interned in the United States Senate during the 2016 presidential election. After graduation, Emily returned to Southern Utah and rejoined RCA. She now combines her passions for law and the remarkable people who make wilderness therapy possible through working in Human Resources at RedCliff Ascent.When not working, Emily enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, and otherwise enjoying the beauty of the Southern Utah desert and ample public lands of the area. She also has a border collie named Mckinley whom she enjoys training, and who often joins in on the adventures.

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