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Eric Landon, CTRS, TRS

Executive Director

Eric Landon graduated in Rec. Management/ Youth Leadership with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.   For nearly 25 years Eric has worked in the field of mental health and substance abuse, working with both youth and adults.  This has included diverse leadership positions along the way.   April through August of 2013 Eric was the Associate Program Director of a Proctor Agency in American Fork.  Eric has primarily worked with Valley Mental Health and Provo Canyon School as a Rec. Therapist.  While at VMH he spent his time working with clients in residential and day treatment settings.  His last position at Valley Mental Health was on the Executive Leadership Team as the Client Advocate/Staff Liaison giving him vast insight to how state and local government correspond with agencies regarding mental health and substance abuse.

Eric established A.V.Y Counseling in early August 2013 and is driven to provide excellent quality care.

Douglas Huff, LCSW


Douglas Huff comes to us as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Utah.  He has been a social worker for the past 29 years.  He began his social work career in the Untied States Air Force (USAF) working with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence.  While in the USAF he also conducted substance abuse assessments and did individual and couples counseling.  After retiring from the air force he began working at Utah Valley Hospital here in Provo.  He began as a crisis worker and then spent most of my career working with patients in the cardiac units.  His role there was to connect people with resources and to help families as they dealt with very emotional issues. Douglas anticipates being fully certified in EMDR in June of 2019.

“I come to A.V.Y. Counseling with the desire to effect change in the lives of the people that we see as they go through their own trials of life.  I look forward to helping in any way I can as we work together.” - Douglas Huff, LCSW



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Kip Rasmussen, Ph.D, 

Therapist, LMFT

Kip Rasmussen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 1988, received his Masters in Family Science from Texas Tech University in 1990, and earned his PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brigham Young University in 1994. Most of his career has been dedicated to working with and helping with both male and female teens. He has particular interest in family process and parenting practices and has published articles in both professional journals and popular magazines on the subject. He is also the author of The Frogbuster: A Girl’s Guide to the Dating Swamp.

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Suzanne Black, LAMFT


I have many years of life's wisdom and l enjoy assisting others in creating the life that they want. We all have our own journeys and mountains to climb. I have 5 great children with 15 grandchildren that I adore and look forward to the time I get to spend with them. I enjoy music, singing, the outdoors and exploring new things.

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Robert Trevenon, LCSW, LSUDC

Clinical Director, Therapist

Bob comes to us with many years of experience and is talented in getting others to laugh and see things in a different way. His insights and inspiration are easy to adapt and apply to personal growth for optimal change.  With over 50 fishing rods and reals, there's no doubt that Bob loves to fish.  Expect to hear a fish story or two along the way. Bob is EMDR certified.

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Tanner Reber

Court Representative

Tanner started working with us in January of this year. He moved to Utah from Arizona to attend school at Utah Valley University. He is studying marketing, and planning on attending law school after obtaining his Bachelors degree. Tanner loves to be active, often playing basketball and going to Park City to Snowboard. He has been enjoying the experience of visiting the courts. He is always eager to meet new people and is quick to build friendships with them. 


Mariah Jacobsen

Office Manager/Client Liaison

Mariah has attended and graduated from Brigham Young University Idaho in behavior science.


Jacob Harris

Court Representative/Office Manager

Jacob is attending Brigham Young University studying law and “loves being in the court room.”


Wilfried Tepper, ACMHC


Wilfried has many years of helping individuals see and reach their higher potential. While born in Germany, he has also lived in California and now resides in Utah where both he and his wife both love it here.