Alpha Team
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Alpha Team

Who We Are

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Jeff Moore, LCSW

Owner & Therapist
Jeff Moore is one of the owners and Clinical Directors of Alpha Counseling. He has worked closely with the Utah Department of Corrections and Federal Probation as a mental health therapist since 2005. Jeff has had the opportunity to work with clients at all levels of the justice system and in multiple settings, including outpatient, jails, community correctional centers, and the prison.
Jeff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, an Approved Provider for Adult Sexual Offenders, a NOJOS (network on juveniles offending sexually) Approved Provider, and a Master Trainer in Triple S Behavior Management. He is a Lead Trainer for Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Sex Offenders (CBI-SO), a Monarch 21 Penile Plethysmograph Examiner, an Abel Assessment of Sexual Interests Administrator and Interpreter, and currently serves as a Board Member of the Utah Sex Offender Task Force. Previously, he served as a Board Member for the National Center for Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Jeff loves working with folks going through the justice system because he knows treatment works, and has seen people turn their lives around; first-hand. Jeff has found that he can advocate for his clients and help them achieve their personal goals while simultaneously holding them accountable for their actions and putting the onus of responsibility on them to create change. He has developed some great therapeutic relationships with clients over the years, and is genuinely happy when former clients reach out and fill him in on how their life has been going. In addition to these relationships, he finds working with clients in the correctional system to be important to not just the client and the client’s family, but to society in general. That sense of responsibility combined with the relationships he has developed inspires him to be at the top of his game as a therapist.
On a personal level, first and foremost, Jeff loves spending time with his wife. She’s the one person that can constantly crack him up, support him, and inspire him to do better. He is an avid believer in the value of exercise and trying to improve himself through weight training. Jeff’s passion is Jiu-jitsu (submission grappling). He currently holds the rank of black belt under the Walt Bayless system. He trains a few times per week, and competes on occasion.
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Mike Rigby, LCSW

Owner & Therapist
Mike Rigby is one of the owners and therapists at Alpha Counseling. He does therapy with SOTPs and does mental health work at the jail. He speaks Spanish fluently, and works with Spanish speaking clients at Alpha.
Mike completed undergraduate degrees in psychology and sociology in his early 20’s, followed by a Master’s degree in social work in the late 80’s. He was licensed in the mid 90’s Mike has done extensive work in the fields of corrections, adolescents, substance abuse, mental health, and domestic violence.
In his free time, Mike loves to garden and spend time with his family – including his 18 grandkids. He also enjoys playing basketball and other sports.
Mike is inspired by his dad, saying that his dad was always one to reach out to other people. Mike watched his father rescue other people, and that if someone needed him, he would be there. Mike believes in being part of the solution, and that if you won’t do the work who will? His mantra in life is to help people if he can.
He believes in people, that people inherently want to do well, have a positive outlook, and want what is best for themselves and others. It is motivating to see them and their potential, to watch them get back on track. Mike likes to help people see the positive, lose bad habits, and do good things with their lives.
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Adam Boswell, CSW

Owner & Therapist
Adam started working in the mental health field in 2003. He graduated from the University of Utah. Adam has worked in halfway houses, jails, prison and outpatient treatment. Adam has been married 20 years, and has 3 children. He loves to spend time skiing, going to movies, attending 80’s and 90’s rock-band concerts, and cheering on his favorite college football team.
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Ryan Stokes, LCSW

Supervisor & Therapist
Ryan received his undergraduate degree from Weber State University and his Master’s Degree from the University of Utah. He has spent his career working with both adults and juveniles who have committed sexual offenses. He has also worked closely with people who have substance abuse problems. He is currently working as the Clinical Director of the Orem office but also works at the Utah State Prison. Ryan enjoys working with people and loves seeing his clients make positive changes. He especially enjoys seeing families that have been broken and disrupted by sexual abuse come back together through reunification during treatment. Ryan has been married for 22 years and has 2 amazing sons. In his spare time, Ryan will be found chasing just about every species of fish known to man with his flyrod.
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Mace Warren, LCSW

Supervisor & Therapist
Mace has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Brigham Young University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
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April O’Neill, LCSW

Supervisor & Therapist
April does therapy in the Utah State Prison, Wyoming Medium Correctional Facility, and outpatient in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received her Bachelor’s in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Psychology from Utah Valley University and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Utah. April has a history of therapy and related work with people in criminal justice settings including those experiencing severe and persistent mental illness, homelessness, substance use and individuals convicted of sexual offenses. She also has several years of experience working in criminal justice and social work research. Macro level and micro level social work are both important to April as she loves working with individuals, but she also loves to see the impact larger policy level issues can have. Her favorite part of her work in her research role was working on program evaluations to help treatment programs ensure they are following current research to have a targeted approach to reducing recidivism with their clients. April has worked within the criminal justice and social work field in some capacity for nearly a decade now and she never looked back!
She loves hiking, cooking and her handsome, furry German Shepherd. There’s also nothing wrong with a healthy love of fitness, nutrition and Klondike bars.She tries to live her life by her favorite quote that she has hanging on her wall at home. It is a quote from Conan O’Brien and it says, “Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen. I’m telling you, amazing things will happen.” April truly believes that hard work and a good heart can take you anywhere you want in life.
April absolutely adores working with the clients that she gets the opportunity to work with. It has it’s difficult days, just like any job, but she feels incredibly lucky to do the work that she gets to do. It makes a long day worth it when she can have even one small breakthrough with someone that can help them to improve their life and get on a better track. April gets to work with incredible people, incredible clients and hopefully leave a positive impact in the world.
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Jennifer Wojciechowski, LCSW

Supervisor & Therapist
Therapist/Program Director of AP&P Region 3 Program. Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the field of social work for nearly 20 years. She completed her Master’s degree in Social Work in 2006 at the University of Utah. During her career, she has worked as a therapist with children, teens, and adults dealing with a variety of trauma-related issues and cyclical behaviors, including sexual offending behaviors.
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Nita Bakke, LCSW

Supervisor & Therapist
Nita is the clinical supervisor under our contract with the Weber County Correctional Facility (WCCF). She ensures the quality of treatment being provided to these clients. Responsibilities include providing acute crisis interventions/risk assessments, individual therapy, managing the Weber Addictions and Reentry Program (WARP) and being a liaison for mental health court. In addition, she provides direct supervision to Bachelor and Master level social work interns within their field placement.
Although Nita is primarily at the Weber County Correctional Facility, she is also an approved affiliate provider for UDC/AP&P. Providing Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Sexual Offending (CBI-SO).
Nita is a License Clinical Social Worker. She received a Master’s Degree in Social Work from St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.