Penelope “Penny” Bergeron specializes in working with teens and adults who struggle with low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, self-harming behaviors, suicidal ideation and victims of abuse. When working with adolescents, she likes to involve parents in the process so that it is a team approach and everyone can utilize skills to help each other. She enjoys teaching skills and tools to implement in daily life.
She utilizes trauma focused cognitive behavior therapy which is well researched and proven effective in treating victims of trauma. She also uses solution focused, cognitive behavior therapy, and DBT skills.
Penny graduated from BYU in 2008 with her Master’s in Social Work. She has worked in a residential setting with teenagers, outpatient therapy, and facilitated group therapy at the Children’s Justice Center for victims of abuse. She has been married 16 years and has 4 daughters! In her spare time, she loves to be outdoors, hiking, swimming, reading, and playing games with her family.