Sacagawea House SACAGAWEA – THE GUIDE

A Guide is one who forges the way through unfamiliar and dangerous territory so that the others who follow may also enjoy success. Sacagawea navigated effectively through difficult terrain, seeking the smoothest, safest path for one of the most important explorations in the history of North America – the Lewis and Clark expedition. We honor her memory and attempt to emulate the qualities of competence and leadership that she embodied.

Sacagawea House Staff

Nancy Spitzer, LMFT

Clinical Director – Sacagawea House

Nancy earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Florida and then went on to receive her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova South Eastern University. For the past nine years, Nancy has been steadily working in the field of addictions and mental health in multiple settings including residential, […]

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Daniel Jensen, LCSW

Therapist

Daniel received his Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina and Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley University. Daniel has worked for several years with adolescents in residential and outpatient treatment facilities working with teens struggling with autistic spectrum and learning disorders, oppositional defiance, mood disorders, as well as […]

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Jezelle Cutia, TRS, CTRS

RECREATION THERAPIST

Jezelle is from San Jose, CA; but her parents are originally from the Philippines. Jezelle moved to Utah to continue her education at Brigham Young University where she earned a degree in Recreation Management with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation, and a minor in Family Life. Jezelle interned with New Haven in Recreation Therapy while […]

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Larra Sheppard

Residential Director - Sacagawea

Larra Sheppard was born and raised in Springville, Utah. She is the youngest of four with three older sisters. Larra is the mother of a son and a daughter. She started working for New Haven in January of 2009 and has worked as a Health Care Assistant, Assistant Supervisor, and Supervisor prior to becoming the […]

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Alice Dughi, MSW

THERAPIST

Alice Dughi received her Bachelor’s in Social Work (BSW) degree with a minor in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University. During her undergraduate education, Alice worked at an educational research center for childhood development, where she worked closely with families and students to facilitate healthy bonds and attachment. She earned her Master's Degree in Social Work […]

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