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7th Street Treatment Staff

Sharing our experiences since 2012

Our staff is highly trained, with all masters-level clinicians, and 73 combined years of experience in treating substance use/mental health disorders. Our night staff is Peer Support Certified. We have dedicated our lives to helping those who suffer from the devastating disease of addiction, and the co-occurring disorders that often accompany it. We are continually seeking opportunities to further our education and training, in order to offer our clients the most effective treatment methods and evidence-based techniques.

Michael Ray


Michael Ray has an extensive history in the field of Substance Use Disorder and Co-occurring Mental Health Disorder treatment. He has displayed exemplary ideals in the recovery community, along with the belief that recovery is possible and should be available to all who seek help. Mike started clinical work in 2001 as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor at The Haven, a residential treatment center in Salt Lake City. In 2005, he became The Haven’s Executive Director. In 2012, he received his Master’s Degree in Counseling from University of Phoenix. Mike has personally been a devout recovery advocate for over 20 years.

Mike opened a private practice in 2013, Canyon Grove Counseling, and subsequently began working as a therapist at Salt Lake Behavioral Health’s Psychiatric Unit. He has been vital in the recovery community in many ways: he has a strong belief in continuation of care and supports stable integration back into the community for clients graduating from intensive residential programs. He has inspired many individuals along the path to opening in 2017 his own Salt Lake treatment facility: 7th Street Treatment Center. His non-profit agency has grown from initially offering coed residential treatment for adults, to additionally providing Intensive and General Outpatient Services and a Sober Living Program.

Jan Carter

Corporate VP
Jan Carter has worked for 16+ years in the field of substance abuse treatment writing grants and fundraising for local non-profit agencies. She is passionate about helping those who struggle with the disease of addiction, and supports clients and staff by volunteering as an event planner, gardener, co-organizer of recreational therapy trips, and as an occasional speaker on family nights, where she shares her personal experience in recovery and in Al Anon.

Sunny Livingston Grow

MSW – Co-Founder/Case Manager

Sunny has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science (2011) and a Master’s Degree in Social Work (2012) both from the University of Utah. She also completed the Substance Abuse Treatment Training Program at the U of U College of Social Work (2001) and held an active license as a substance abuse counselor for many years.  She has devoted her entire career to the treatment of substance and mental health disorders, having provided counseling services for several facilities in the Salt Lake City area. She has a passion for helping clients identify the issues that contributed to their addictive behavior, and to gain skills for rebuilding their lives.

Sunny believes the therapeutic relationship is one of the most important determinants of client success. She endeavors to create an atmosphere of safety and trust for clients, through her dedication to their well-being and her infinite faith in their worth and potential. In recovery herself since 1998, she is compassionate, genuine, and committed to her clients. She considers it an exceptional honor to be invited on this journey with her courageous clients.

Alicia Fisher

LCSW – Therapist

Alicia holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Utah, and a Substance Use Disorder Counseling license. She has worked in the recovery community since 2013.
Alicia believes that addiction is a disease, not a moral issue, and has personally been in recovery since 2009. Alicia is a solution-focused and client-centered therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to help clients recognize their self-worth and find within themselves solutions for their own recovery. She believes that therapy is a personal and sacred journey to self-love and self-discovery. The following statement by author Brene Brown speaks to the heart of Alicia’s treatment philosophy: “Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.”

Sarah Kappos

Language & Visual Art Specialist

Sarah believes the creative process teaches people to imagine a new life. While studying art and education at the University of a Utah, she made a decision to bring artistic practices to people who wouldn’t otherwise learn them. Little did she know, this population was right under her nose. A member of the recovery community since 2005, Sarah began teaching in addiction treatment centers, and has met so many blossoming artists. At home she is the mother of 4 children, aged 18 years to 2 months. Sarah has a grounded understanding of the balance between personal ambition and family.

This ambition includes being co-creator of Own It SLC, a performing arts event where participants are encouraged to use their individual voice to own their stories. Featuring music, poetry, spoken word and dance, the Own It movement is one of personal empowerment. Sarah loves 7th Street! She finds it an inspiring place where she learns right along with the residents.

Tiffany Thompson

CPSS – Case Manager

Tiffany has worked in the field of addiction treatment since 2019. She is a Certified Peer Support Specialist (CPSS) and a person in long-term recovery. Tiffany attributes her passion for working in recovery to her own experience suffering from substance abuse disorder. Tiffany understands the importance of reframing harmful negative thoughts and beliefs into a positive mindset that will aid clients in their recovery.

Brandon Goodsell

Intake/Billing Coordinator


Ed Broyles

Case Manager


Zack Diehl

CPSS – Case Manager


“Only the wounded healer can truly heal.”  
– Irvin Yalom,
Lying on the Couch

Every member of our staff is also in recovery. We have found this to be an asset in developing strong therapeutic relationships with our clients, which is the greatest determinant of treatment retention and success. We know what it takes to walk through the treatment process, because we’ve experienced it. We are committed to the healing of our clients and devoted to helping them achieve the freedom and happiness that awaits them in recovery.