• Residential Treatment Program for Teens 14-18

Staff Spotlight

Get to know our team! Learn their backgrounds, specialties, and the reasons they love the work they do.

Clinical Team

Jane Peterson

MSW, LCSW (Executive and Clinical Director)
  • Joined Solstice in 2019
  • Over 30 years experience working with children, adolescents, and families
  • Specializes in DBT, EMDR, CBT, and Mindfulness
  • Has worked in residential, day treatment, outpatient and IOP settings
  • Enjoys the relational nature of residential treatment

Blake Taylor

  • Over 30 years experience in therapeutic treatment
  • Certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Brainspotting
  • Has worked in a variety of settings including residential treatment, juvenile detention centers, county mental health, and college counseling

TJ Rowden

  • 20 years’ experience in various residential settings
  • Certified in CBT and Discernment Counseling
  • Certified Arbinger Facilitator
  • Therapeutic style is informed by Contextual Family Therapy (CFT) and Family Systems and Ecology training

Rod Russell

  • Over 20 years’ experience in mental health
  • Certified Addictions Counselor
  • Runs Substance Use Addictions groups and non-substance related addictions groups (such as Internet Addiction & Co-Dependency, Vaping, Smartphone Addiction)

Academic Team

Angela Johnson

Academic/Special Education Director

Jamie Murphy

Science Teacher