About Us

The Circle of  Life Counseling Center was founded in 2010 with a driving service mission to help individuals and families overcome obstacles and distress. The staff of the Circle of Life Counseling Center recognize that some of the challenges in life require a variety of personal strengths and problem solving skills.

We are committed to help identify and enhance personal strengths and develop abilities to effectively deal with the experiences of life’s challenges by offering counseling services serving individuals and families. 

"We are committed to helping our clients achieve happiness & positive growth."

​-The Circle of Life Team

Our Team

  1. Carrie J. Carter-Reall - Clinical Director
    Carrie J. Carter-Reall is the founder and Clinical Director of the Circle of Life Counseling Center. Carrie holds the degrees of Master of Education Administration, received from Brigham Young University and Master of Science in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from San Diego State University. Carrie has over 26 years of clinical experience and holds numerous credentials in current treatment methods including EMDR and Emotionally Focused Therapy.
  2. Carrie S. Jackson - MS, CMHC
    Carrie Jackson is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and holds the degree Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Northeastern State University in Oklahoma. She is licensed with the state of Utah as a clinical mental health counselor. She has 10 years of clinical experience and specializes in marriage counseling and adolescent issues. She is primarily a cognitive/behavioral therapist who uses a wide range of clinical interventions to address many presenting issues. She will work to create an environment in which you feel safe and cared for in a personal and professional manor.
  3. Janey Nelson - MSW, LCSW
    Janey received her Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from Brigham Young University in 2006. Janey is a strength-based therapist and believes in client-centered therapy. She encourages clients to look at their belief systems and cognitive distortions then helps identify personal strengths to move forward in the healing process. Janey has extensive experience working with issues such as depression, anxiety, self harm, and marriage discourse. Janey is very familiar with mild to moderate Autism Spectrum Disorders and has specialized training in attachment issues.
  4. Lori Bagley-Burt - Mental Health Counselor
    Lori received her Master's degree from Chaminade University of Honolulu in 2004. Her approach is client-centered through warmth and thoughtfulness with an emphasis on non-judgmental and solution-focused modalities.Oftentimes negative thinking keeps us "stuck" and unhappy or unfulfilled. I believe you can improve your life and relationships through a warm, non-judgmental, and thoughtful approach. I can help you to learn to cope and navigate through your anxiety, depression, stress and other problematic behaviors.
  5. Duncan C. Shumway - MS, CMHC
    Duncan received his BS degree from Brigham Young University in 2007 and graduated with Master's degree in Professional Counseling from Westminster College in 2012. He has worked in various settings, from a Level -1 trauma unit for neurological injuries to Department of Corrections. Duncan's approach is client centered with an emphasis on understanding the relationship between thoughts and behaviors within our environment. He has expertise working with couples, adults and adolescents.
  6. Carla C. Sandbek - MSW, LCSW
    Carla received her Master's degree from the University of Utah in Clinical Social Work in 2009. She specialized in hospice care with an emphasis in grief, depression and anxiety. Carla is trained in EMDR (eye movement desensitization & reprocessing) to help clients work through trauma and PTSD. Carla has expertise working with couples, individuals & families. She is happily married with two children and loves anything to do with the outdoors, good food and friends.
  7. Tirzah Rogers - MS, CMHC
    Tirzah is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor who received her Master's degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University in Mental Health Counseling in 2012. Tirzah specializes in treating behavior disorders, depression, anxiety, and trauma related issues. She has expertise in both residential and outpatient settings. She is a caring individual and clinician who is able to connect quickly with people and work with clients towards their best outcomes.