Meet Our Team

Our team of experts are passionate about helping your family build a healthier and happier future for your child.

Jennifer Wilde, LCSW

Administration

As part of the Executive Team at Seven Stars, Jennifer oversees all clinical programming operations. She works closely with the clinical team to provide students with the best care possible.
Jennifer has been working with adolescents for the past twenty-five years, primarily in the area of depression, anxiety, abuse, trauma, substance abuse, oppositional behaviors, and family systems difficulties. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Utah. Prior to joining the ViewPoint Center, Jennifer worked as a wilderness therapist and also in residential treatment (both short and long-term programs), which included private and correctional facilities.
When not enjoying the rewards that her job provides, Jennifer likes to spend time outdoors gardening, backpacking, snowshoeing, hiking, and canoeing with her husband and two sons. She also loves dogs, her rescue dog “Zero” often joins her on campus.

Judi Jacque, M.Ed.

Administration

As part of the Executive Team of Seven Stars, Judi oversees structure and operations, making sure our program is continuously maintaining high standards of care and safety.
Judi started working in a residential treatment setting in 1998 as a history teacher. Judi received her Master’s in Special Education from Westminster College in Utah. After teacher in the residential setting, she then became an Academic Director and helped to develop one of the best academic programs in the behavioral health industry. Judi is compassionate with students, families, and staff. She is capable of looking at things from a broader perspective and create alliances that most effectively keep things running smoothly.
Outside of her time at Seven Stars, Judi loves reading, yoga, traveling, and participating in outdoor adventures with her husband and her dog “Moose”.

Eric Flores

Program Director

Eric is a clinical health care provider partnering with clinical professionals to provide creative developmental solutions to struggling adolescents. As Elevations Program Director, Eric is in the unique position of developing, implementing, and nurturing change in adolescents. With a desire to serve and the core belief that a successful student becomes a successful young adult. Eric works outside the traditional constraints creating and cultivating a culture that encourages change, safety, and inspiration for originality and a forum to blossom. Eric’s philosophies encourage individuality, desire, and success. This unique distinction to human-to-human commitment for success is Eric’s passion and commitment for over a decade. Eric has shaped and role modeled for young minds that continue to resonate today in many lives.
Eric holds a MS in psychology specializing in mental skill development and group dynamics from Capella University.
Eric enjoys the outdoors hiking, camping, with his beautiful soulmate/wife, his three boys, and 4-legged companion Boomer whom he affectionately calls “Boo”. Eric supports his local community volunteering as a football, baseball coach and trains in martial arts teaching self-defines.

Rachelle Steed, LCSW

Clinical Director

As a Primary Therapist at Seven Stars, Rachelle Steed works closely with students and their families to create individualized treatment plans for each student. Rachelle received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University and has experience working with young people as a social worker and substance abuse therapist.

Rachelle is passionate about providing positive guidance to teens and giving them the help they need to become successful.

In her spare time, Rachelle enjoys spending time with her three children and traveling the globe.

Amanda Kay

LMFT

Amanda is a fully licensed Marriage Family Therapist. She enjoys working with people who experience mild to serious mental health problems, and with those who experience a pattern of conflict in their relationships. Amanda started working with adolescents who were on the autism spectrum in 2007. She worked with students in the community, home, school, and treatment settings working on behavioral, social, hygiene, and other skills. From 2011-2014 Amanda was with an assertive community treatment (ACT) program in Lompoc, California. She worked with co-occurring adult population and assisted clients who had a combination of mental health diagnoses. She assisted clients with autism, working side-by-side helping them stabilize in their communities. The team worked to increase independence and reduce hospitalization. Since 2016 Amanda has worked in the outpatient arena. She has worked with adolescents and the family system impacted by ASD. She has used the “why try” lesson plans to help adolescents in individual and group settings to learn behavioral and social skills. She has worked with parents who are learning to cope with their children’s diagnoses of ASD. During Covid she was able to advocate for her ASD clients to receive the structure of traditional school. Amanda is excited to join the team at Seven Stars and has compiled a series of essential lessons to help teach the clients needed skills. Amanda believes therapy helps adolescents reduce the impact of emotional health concerns and how to live a balanced life. Amanda has additional training in sexual health counseling, domestic violence counseling, alcohol and other drug counseling, and two years’ supervised experience working with the co-occurring population.

Sara Hair

Team Director

As the Team Director at Seven Stars, Sara Hair works closely with the students to help build the pathway to success in the classroom. Sara teaches the students study skills, works with them individually on classwork, Art Projects, Health and Fitness, and social skill. Sara works with the students to engage them in community service projects and various educational field trips.

Sara has devoted her adulthood to helping others and especially enjoys working with youth. Sara is very creative and artistic. In her spare time, Sara can be found spending time with her family around a fire, camping, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors.

Miranda Hernandez

Special Ed Teacher

Miranda is originally from Washington State and has lived all over the world before settling in Utah. She completed her bachelors at Eastern Washington University and received her alternative license in New Mexico and is currently completing her master’s in special education. Miranda has been a special ed teacher for the last 3 years and has taught special ed in the public-school setting. She is excited to be part of the Seven Stars team and continuing her special education journey working with students and helping them find academic success. Miranda has been married for 23 years, has 2 amazing kiddos, and 2 dogs. When not at work, Miranda likes to play softball, shop, and hang out with her family.

Inez Withers

APRN

Since her start with the Seven Stars professional team in March 2020, Inez has been providing collaborative care to families with teens diagnosed with chronic behavioral and emotional challenges. Inez provides support through evidenced- based, targeted medication management, and augments the therapeutic team through extensive student observation and interaction processing. Prior to entering the health care arena, Inez received Baccalaureate of Science in Forestry Biology in 1989 from State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, N.Y. While attaining her college degree, Inez enlisted as a Soldier as a 71 L administrative specialist in the U.S. Army Reserves in 1984. She went on to received ROTC commission to second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves in December of 1988, where she developed an interest in the nursing career field, but became dedicated and attained a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing MAY 1996 in Troy, N.Y. She proudly joined the United States Army Nurse Corps in 1999. In addition, Inez attained a Masters in Nursing Science with a specialty in case management 2008 while mobilized on active duty, coordinating care to returning deployed Soldiers with physical and mental health injuries for eight years. Upon leaving active duty, Inez returned for a Masters in Nursing Science with a specialty in Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, through the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and received her degree and became board certified in 2017. Inez has experience in the acute care setting for seriously mentally ill, and currently maintains a small outpatient medical management practice for patients 13-70 years of age with mental and behavioral health challenges. Inez was honored to retire from the U.S. Army Reserves in December 2020 with 37 years of dedicated service at the rank of Colonel.