Bridget Rhoten LCSW
Bridget earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Family, Consumer, and Human Development with a minor in Sociology at Utah State University in 2004 She also earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work at USU in 2014. Bridget’s training focused on empowering clients through the use of a strengths-based approach with an emphasis in cognitive, behavioral, and existential individual, group, and family therapies. While working on her master’s degree, Bridget was a social worker at Sky View High School. Additionally, she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer, focusing on education.
Bridget has been with Uinta since 2004. For ten years, she worked as a direct care staff and home manager. She was instrumental in developing Uinta’s integrated Transition Home. Following her master’s degree, she worked as the program director and a primary therapist. Bridget’s extensive experience with the Teaching Family Model and her background in applied behavior analysis, combined with her clinical expertise, provide a unique, multidimensional approach to treatment planning. Bridget’s clinical expertise and training include Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Equine Assisted EMDR, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotion-Focused Therapy (EMT), and Motivational Interviewing. Bridget also has a wealth of experience with complex family systems, trauma, attachment, depression, anxiety, identity exploration, the Autism Spectrum, ADHD, addiction, and other comorbid issues. Bridget loves empowering her clients by tapping into their strengths to create long lasting change. Family is everything to Bridget. When not at Uinta, she is at home with her boys. Riding horses, running, hiking, gardening, and homemaking are all her niche.
"Teens and young adults who come to Uinta are pleasantly surprised that they live in a home in a residential neighborhood, that the mountains are right outside their door, and that they get to do all the normal things that teenagers like to do."