Kelci Manis is a Licensed Advanced Substance Use Disorders Counselor (ASUDC). She grew up in Delta,
Utah and moved to Orem in 2011 to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science at Utah Valley
University. She concurrently completed UVU’s ASUDC program during her last three semesters.
During her ASUDC program, she interned at Utah Addiction Centers for several months before being hired on as
a full-time clinician. Kelci has been a part of the treatment team at Utah Addiction Centers for five years
now. Her role at Utah Addiction Centers is to work with clients on treatment planning, substance abuse,
codependency, and transitional/aftercare planning.
Kelci also works alongside the doctor to ensure clients medical needs are met. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health
Counseling through the University of Phoenix. Kelci married her high school sweetheart, Jaden in 2013.
They live in Eagle Mountain and have two fur babies, Waffles and Bowser. They enjoy music, camping,
Netflix, and traveling together.
Co-Founder and Program Director
Darron has extensive experience specializing as an administrator in behavioral healthcare treatment, insurance billing, program development and implementation, licensing, and regulations. As Program Director, he maintains many day-to-day facility operations including staff management, insurance, and billing, orchestrating tours and admissions, directing local and national marketing, and scheduling family involvement and other resident needs. Previous to his work in the field of behavioral health he was a regional director of a Fortune 500 company. His professional background and skills create a professional and person-centered atmosphere.
Happily married since 1994, Darron and his wife have three teenagers that keep them active. Their family time includes mountain biking, outdoor hiking, fishing, camping, hunting, and traveling.
Founder and CEO: LCSW, ASUDC – EMDRIA, CMAT
With over 20 years in behavioral health and dual diagnosis treatment, Jeremy designed and founded the Utah Addiction Centers. Specializing and highly trained in the Othmer method of Neurofeedback; as well as in holistic and person-centered treatment for mental health and addictions.
As a clinical therapist, he specializes in the treatment of substance abuse, sexual/pornography addiction, and compulsive behaviors. He also specializes in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Mood Disorders, and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). He completed his Master’s in Social Work at the University of Utah and is certified by the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA), is a National Interventionist II, National Chemical Addiction Counselor II, Equine Assisted Psychotherapist, and is a Certified Sex Addiction and Multiple Addiction Therapist (CSAT/CMAT) through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals. He is a past president of the Association of Utah Substance Abuse Professionals and has served on multiple state and national boards for the treatment of mental health and substance abuse.
In 1995, he married his wife Emily and together they have four children. Cherished time with his family often includes outdoor activities including four-wheeling, hiking, hunting, and traveling. He is an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and may start golfing when he is too old to ride his mountain bike.