Our Team


Christopher A. Heindel, M.A., LMFT

Kris has been helping families, couples, youth and businesses find solutions to their problems since 1993. He was born and raised in Idaho. He attended Ricks Junior College, Weber State University, and then earned his Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Pacific Lutheran University. Kris has designed and directed residential group homes, secure facilities, and out-patient counseling programs in Utah, Idaho, Oregon and Arizona

Matt Heindell

Mathew T. Heindel, M.A., LMFT

Matt is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has been helping families, couples and adolescents since 2002 after earning his masters degree from Pacific Lutheran University. Matt is a certified Idaho SOMB Certified Adult and Juvenile Psychosexual Evaluator and also has experience treating individuals in residential group homes, secure facilities and outpatient programs in Idaho, Arizona and Oregon.


Vanessa Ford, LPC, Ed. S., M.S.

Vanessa helps families, couples, adolescents and children as a licensed professional counselor. She earned a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology in 2005 from the University of Kentucky. Vanessa has experience working with clients in a variety of settings including community outpatient clinics, residential and secure facilities.