Richard Moody - also known as Doc - received a Masters Degree in Counseling and Physiological Psychology and a Ph.D. in in Clinical Psychology from Utah State University. Specializing in the assessment and treatment of adults and adolescents, Doc has been instrumental in establishing three residential youth treatment programs in Utah. His work at TurningLeaf focuses on depression, anxiety, and addictions recovery. He has developed four intensive emotional growth seminars, numerous workshops, and has been a featured keynote speaker around the country. Doc is also available for jury selection consultations, psychological evaluations, group counseling, and individual counseling. Contact him here to set up an appointment or visit our Mental Health Department to learn more information on the services he and others can provide. You can follow Richard by becoming a fan of his Facebook page.
Prior to co-founding TurningLeaf Wellness Center in 2005, Dr. Moody's career accomplishments encompassed working with the Department of Corrections in Southern Utah, the Board of Pardons, Fifth District Adult and Juvenile Courts, more than two decades of private practice, a two-year LDS Mission, and seven years with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). His professional achievements include:
Doc keeps active by playing racquetball, hunting, working in his yard growing fruit trees, and spending time with his wife of 43 years, their 6 children, and 22 grandchildren.
Krista earned her Master of Social Work degree from University of Nevada, Las Vegas and has been working in the mental health and addictions field for the past 14 years. Krista works to create a safe, non-judgmental environment that allows issues to be discussed and healed while skills are developed. She is a solution-focused therapist, utilizing a variety of therapeutic interventions for positive outcomes. Through her holistic approach to treatment, Krista helps individuals identify areas they would like to heal, and identify growth they would like to experience in their lives. As part of the growth and healing process, Krista seeks to help people create balance in their lives as a catalyst for success, growth and healing. Contact Krista here to set up an appointment or to learn more about the services she can provide, visit our Mental Health Department or Substance Abuse Department. She can accept a variety of insurances and is taking new clients.
Krista moved to St. George, Utah because she is an outdoor enthusiast. She enjoys most outdoor activities, especially hiking in the red rocks with her dogs. Krista has been intrigued with health and wellness concepts throughout her life. She is interested in the connection between health, wellness, self-confidence and a balanced life. She enjoys cooking and eating excellent food, talking with friends, reading, pottery and a good laugh.
Erin received her degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of Phoenix. She has worked at the Dove Center helping victims of domestic violence, victims of sexual assault as a member of the sexual assault team, and adolescents in residential treatment. She is passionate about her work as a clinician and finds fulfillment in helping people change their lives. As a yoga teacher, she is impassioned about the connection between the body, mind, and spirit. She believes everyone can find that place of wellness within and reconnect with their natural, healthy functioning. Erin is married, has two children and two grandchildren. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, golfing, four-wheeling, and boating. In addition, she is an artist, specializing in watercolor and she loves gourmet cooking. She is trained in trauma-sensitive yoga, an adjunct therapy for people who have experienced trauma in their life, and she is a certified mind-body bridging therapist, helping people awaken their senses and quiet their busy minds. Before receiving her master’s degree, Erin earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design and practiced design for 25 years. She passed the NCIDQ exam, qualifying her for professional membership in the American Society of Interior Designers.