Lori Marchant, LCSW
Best Life Therapy
Lori Marchant is the owner and clinical director of Best Life Therapy. Lori received her bachelor’s degree in social work, from Brigham Young University and her master’s degree in social work, from the University of Utah. She is a licensed clinical social worker.
Lori enjoys working with teenagers and adults, and specifically enjoys working with those who might be experiencing trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, marital problems, issues with self-esteem, perinatal mood disorders such as postpartum depression, and those struggling with addictions. Lori’s goal is to help other’s find hope and healing and lead a life that has purpose and meaning.
Lori utilizes a client-centered approach and has received trauma-specific training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She has received training in Perinatal Mood Disorders (Postpartum Depression) from Postpartum Support International. Other modalities used are Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Lori enjoys running, music, reading books, watching movies, going out to eat, playing cards/board games, traveling, and spending time with her husband and five children.
Jeremy Jensen, ACMHC
Best Life Therapy
Jeremy grew up in the Salem area, though spent many years living in other areas of the state and in Oregon. He is now working at Best Life Therapy. He received his bachelor’s degree in sociology and criminology from the University of Utah and his master’s degree in clinical counseling from Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is an associate clinical mental health counselor.
Jeremy has a good-natured, and connective approach to working with others. He enjoys assisting others to find meaning in their lives, especially when this negatively impacts one’s mental state. He also works to assist clients in finding positive aspects and resilience in themselves. Jeremy has worked with a wide-ranging populace of clients and has expertise in working with trauma.
Jeremy believes that the key to good therapy is the relationship, and is a person-centered therapist. With that, he is eclectic and works with many different modalities. He has a lens of psychodynamic therapy, that he uses to blend with more behavioral types of therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). He also has experience using aspects of Internal Family Systems (IFS), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Relapse Prevention Therapy (RPT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family and friends, finding good stories whether they are in books, movies, or other places, learning new things and traveling to new places, drawing and painting, listening to good music and car singing.
Rebecca Madsen, CSW
Best Life Therapy
Rebecca Madsen earned her master’s of social work from Brigham Young University and is a Certified Social Worker. She received her bachelor’s degree from Utah State University majoring in psychology and minoring in family and human development. Rebecca’s philosophy of the therapeutic relationship is that all of us have a deep well of wisdom within and her role is to be a guide to help you tap into that.
Rebecca uses many different therapeutic modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Motivational Interviewing and adjusting to what is the best fit for the client and their specific needs. She has received training in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR), Postpartum Support International’s Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care, and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She also received the Trauma-Informed CSW Practice certification from Brigham Young University. Rebecca’s speciality is in perinatal health, trauma, bereavement, and relationship struggles. In her prior work she was a birth doula, she feels gratitude in serving this particular community and has experience in supporting families and helping them navigate the perinatal time period around pregnancy, birth, postpartum and beyond.
Rebecca is a wife and mother of four children (two sons and two daughters) and she loves to spend time with her family and their favorite activities together are hiking, skiing, traveling, and eating together. Rebecca loves the arts and live music. At home she enjoys reading, baking sourdough bread, and cooking from the garden.
Diana Cornell, LCMHC
Best Life Therapy
Diana grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. and came to Utah to study at BYU where she received a Bachelor of Science in 1990, a Substance Abuse Counselor certification in 1997 from the University of Utah and Master of Mental Health Counselor from the University of Phoenix in 2012.
Diana has an innate ability to connect with others and a nurturing personality which helps her put others at ease while validating her client’s life experiences. She has worked in diverse settings which have included a residential addiction treatment center, a metro jail, community mental health and a mid-size counseling agency.
Below are some of the areas in which she has helped her clients. Abuse (physical, mental, sexual), addiction, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, codependency, co-occurring disorders, death and aging, depression, divorce, inner child work, LGBTQ, OCD/OCDP, personality disorders, PTSD/CPTSD, relationship and communication problems, and religious concerns. She finds great purpose in assisting clients who have experienced significant trauma to find peace in their lives.
Rebecca Garner, LCSW
Best Life Therapy
Rebecca is a therapist at Best Life Therapy. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology, a minor in sociology, and a master’s degree in social work from Brigham Young University.
Rebecca is constantly amazed by the sometimes unrecognized strengths of the clients she works with and loves to see them unlock their potential through mental health treatment. Rebecca understands that each client comes into the clinic with different backgrounds, histories, and readiness for treatment, and is ready to join with the client wherever they are at on their journey through life to help them reach the mental health goals they set out to achieve. She especially enjoys working with individuals struggling with addiction, anxiety, depression, and challenging life changes.
Rebecca frequently uses Motivation Interviewing techniques to assist clients with learning about, preparing for, and staying motivated in the changes they want in their life. She also employs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to assist clients in understanding and overcoming personal obstacles.
Rebecca knows that each client is unique and deserves a treatment plan specialized to their needs. Accordingly, she also utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness techniques depending on the individual’s needs. Rebecca enjoys water sports, painting, and the little everyday adventures of life.