Briana Petters leads the Cascade Home clinical team with over 12 years of experience in the mental health field with over three years as a specialty clinician in anxiety and OCD. Briana is an LCSW who found her passion for psychology and psychotherapy early in her undergraduate degree while working as a supervisor in an adolescent treatment center for teen girls. She completed her MSW from the University of Utah with an emphasis in clinical mental health. While she has practiced with many diverse teens and families, she has remained consistent in her advocacy for the profound changes residential treatment can provide adolescents. Briana is deeply committed to the importance of supporting adolescents healing from OCD and anxiety. She has always had a passion for helping clients at critical moments of their lives. As a dedicated Clinical Director, her mission is to provide compassionate and effective care while promoting mental wellness and resilience. Briana specializes in developing and implementing comprehensive treatment programs tailored to the unique needs of adolescents struggling with OCD and anxiety. By integrating evidence-based therapies and individualized support, Briana strives to empower young individuals to overcome their challenges and thrive. Through collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, she is passionate about creating a nurturing and inclusive environment that fosters healing and personal growth. By leveraging her expertise in evidenced-based interventions, Briana aims for Cascade Home programming to equip adolescents diagnosed with OCD and Anxiety with the coping skills and strategies essential for creating lasting change and impactful self-efficacy. Briana is drawn to a humanistic perspective and is trained in Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE), Inference Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (I-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO DBT) Motivational Interviewing (MI), and mindfulness therapeutic practices. OCD and Anxiety can often impact adolescents and their families to a traumatic level and Briana believes healing comes in the dynamic approach of utilizing multiple modalities effectively to assess and treat the human beyond the diagnostic criteria. Briana is a passionate and driven social change and human rights advocate who is inspired by human resiliency and self-determination. She is excited to contribute to the Cascade Home team as a unique residential setting built around compassion, growth, and a life worth celebrating. Briana’s self-care includes spending time with her dog, Sage, finding a good hot yoga class, taking a visit to the mountains, being next to the ocean, and traveling to places she has never been before.

Briana Petters MSW, LCSW

Clinical Director
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