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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Linda Thompson

Linda L. Thompson, M.S., L.M.F.T.
President and Director

Linda received her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 1993 from Seattle Pacific University.  She has twenty years experience working with children and their families. 

Her work experience includes serving as a full time Therapist to youth and their families, a Program Coordinator for Southwest Behavioral Health, and Clinical Director / Supervisor / Therapist for Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Program at Banner Thunderbird Hospital.  Her Case Management experience includes accessing services for incarcerated youth, domestic violence victims, special needs populations, group and foster home youth.

 

Dale Ryder

Dale Ryder
Director

 

Michael Sammons

Michael Sammons
Director

Mike brings more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry and has a Bachelor of Finance degree from the University of Iowa.  He has the ability to translate his experience into strategies that help people make clear and appropriate financial decisions.  He is series 7, 63, 65 and Life/Health/VA licensed.
 
Mike, his wife Hannah, and their two boys make their home in Scottsdale, Arizona.  He enjoys playing golf, basketball, coaching football and helping others in his free time.

 

Hannah Sammons

Hannah Sammons, RN-BSN
Director

Hannah received her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in 1995 from the University of Illinois-Chicago and has more than 14 years experience as a registered nurse.  She has spent many of those years working with inner city children and their families.  Hannah, her husband Mike, and their two boys Timmy and Max live in Scottsdale, Arizona.  She enjoys hiking, yoga and community service.


Sarah Hutchinson

Sarah Hutchinson
Director

Sarah is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Arizona. She currently works as a full time therapist in a residential setting working with chronically mentally ill children and adolescents.

In addition, Sarah is an Adjunct Faculty member at Rio Salado College and Grand Canyon University. At Rio Salado, she teaches in the chemical dependency department both online and in person; Sarah has developed several seminars for Rio Salado, such as Co-Occurring Disorders and Suicidality in Teenagers, and The Multigenerational Transmission of Alcoholism. At Grand Canyon University Sarah is currently developing courses for the MFT department as well as teaching a class in Co-Occurring Disorders.

Sarah is a passionate advocate for her clients and families. She believes that all individuals possess the tools that they need in order to heal.

 

Linda Eaton

Linda Eaton
Secretary

Linda has been a business owner for over twelve years and specializes in the legal set-up of new business enterprises, including establishment, maintenance and oversight of financial operations. Additionally, she has twenty-two years experience as a legal assistant to a corporate and tax attorney.