Mental Health Program

Mental Health Program

At the 2015 State Conference in St. George, the delegates unanimously approved the FOP Mental Health Program to be administered through the Davis County FOP Foundation.

If you are struggling with PTSD or other emotional trauma or issues, you are in need of professional help. Many times, seeking that help can be troublesome for many reasons, mostly trust. If you are an FOP member in Utah, the Davis County FOP Foundation will pay for your first two visits to a participating provider as long as the Foundation has the funds to do so. In order to be a provider, they must be a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with a history of working with cops. This is not an EAP through your work but they will take most insurance plans.

** Even though the FOP will cover your first 2 visits, an expectation of being "issue free" after just 2 visits is unrealistic. We offer this service to assist our members in getting through the door and beginning the journey to a better life and better career. Providers on our plan accept multiple insurances. Check with the provider for coverage options after your 2 visits on us. Currently, this program provides only a one time option for services. A member may not visit multiple providers under this plan.

 

REDWOOD THERAPY GROUP - Salt Lake County

REDWOOD THERAPY GROUP is based in West Jordan. Contact them at www.redwoodtherapy.com or call them @ (801) 878-4220 and tell them you are an FOP member. They will ask for your name or member number in order to secure a pre-authorization number.

Brian Murdock is the owner/clinical director and has experience in helping cops, utilizing EMDR. He is a quality professional and is dedicated to this joint venture with the FOP.

DALLAS EMPEY - Davis County/St. George

Dr. Empey has been practicing in the field of Clinical Psychology for the past 23 years. He graduated from Ohio University in 1991, and he did his clinical training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Empey specializes in the assessment and treatment of childhood behavioral and emotional disorders.

In addition, he is skilled at helping parents manage their children and adolescent's behavioral and mental health needs. Family and couples counseling is also an area of interest and expertise for Dr. Empey.

Practice locations for Dr. Empey are in St. George/Ivins and Farmington/Kaysville areas in Utah.

He can be reached by telephone at (801) 644-9244 or by email at dallasempey@gmail.com

Associated Psychotherapists - Brigham City

Jason J. Williams is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) that specializes in working with individuals, couples, and families. With over ten years of clinical experience he provides goal oriented, solution focused, brief therapy to address a wide range of relationship and emotional issues. His areas of expertise include:

▪ Marriage and family counseling.
▪ Treatment for depression, anxiety, and bi-polar mood disorder.
▪ Child & adolescent behavioral problems including ADD/ADHD.
▪ Grief and loss.
▪ Trauma Recovery and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

He believes that therapy is about results and those results are best measured by clients achieving desired goals. Jason understands that relationships with those we love can at times contribute to pain and sorrow but also hold the greatest potential for joy and happiness. He is passionate about his work and is confident that clients who seek services with him as their therapist will benefit greatly.

Contact him at (435) 723-2981.

Randy Huntington, LCSW - Provo

Adult & Family Services Division Director
Wasatch Mental Health
750 North Freedom Blvd
Provo, UT 84601
801-852-4723
rhuntington@wasatch.org

Spring Creek Wellness - Farmington

​Glen is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (ACMHC) and FOP retired member with 26 years of law enforcement experience, which includes the Dallas Police Department and the Utah Highway Patrol. He served in the Army and currently serves in the Air National Guard. His experience helps provide understanding with the stressors that are unique to first responders.

​Sometimes it becomes necessary to learn new skills and process difficult events when they negatively affect your work and personal life. If you find your life is unraveling, he can help you navigate through these challenges. Glen provides a safe, nonjudgmental, and a confidential setting that allows healing from a demanding profession and challenging life experiences.

​To set up an appointment, call Glen at (801) 499-9435 or email at springcreekwellness@gmail.com

Potential Providers

If you are interested in joining our list of providers, send us an email and we will set up a meeting. Minimum qualifications to be a provider are: Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor or higher, history of working with cops or other first responders, willing to perform services at our rates.
*Please indicate if your practice utilizes EMDR in treatment.

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