Our team is comprised of compassionate, experienced professionals deeply invested in our client’s personal growth. Together, we work as a team to provide customized treatment programs to support healing of the mind, body and soul.
Amir Haskic is an innovative and compassionate entrepreneur. He currently owns Advanced Business Consulting, Olympus Property Management and a variety of entities in business development, real estate and mortgages. His expertise includes building new businesses, sustainability, long term strategic planning, developing teams and corporate structures. He is passionate about health and wellness and mentoring others to build the best life they can achieve. He brings over 20 years of leadership and mentoring experience as a coach and big brother to immigrant young men in the sport of Team Handball to the Olympus Healing Center.
Whether it is through rendering first aid, educating on the proper use of naloxone and fentanyl testing strips, doing laundry, or meeting with city officials to discuss the treatment of the homeless communities. Billie Oliver- Scott is out on the front lines every day fighting for the unshielded Salt Lake City. As a founder and the Executive Director of Addicts to Advocate, Billie uses her personal experience of substance abuse and being unsheltered to bring compassion, understanding, and relentless advocacy for those experiencing homelessness. Billie meets those she serves where they are at, both physically and emotionally, in order to support their current needs and hopes.
Bobby recently graduated with a Bachelors in Social Science, and now shares his passion for helping people as an assistant with the Olympus Healing Center. In his free time, Bobby likes to stay active, encourage others, and try to not fall down the mountain when snowboarding.
Karin Palle brings over 20 years of business management and leadership experience to the Olympus Healing Center. Her recent responsibilities include Lead Faculty for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at the Salt Lake Community College, Director for the Center of Entrepreneurship at Westminster College, Executive Director of the Utah Women’s Networking Group as well as a Business Advisor, General Manager and a variety of other roles in different industries throughout the years. In addition, Ms. Palle worked with the LDS Hospital in Materials Management administration as well as Medical Resource Management in Marketing and Sales. Her attention to detail, understanding of processes and desire to give back to the local community make her an asset to the Olympus Healing Center Team.
Creative Expressions Facilitator; Group Lead IOP/OHC Marketing
Lanny brings his personal experience to OHC as the Creative Expressions Facilitator and IOP Group Lead. Lanny experienced the effects of addiction first hand prior to working in the field of addiction and mental health. Through hard work and diligence, Lanny transformed his struggles into teachable experiences, strength and hope for others. He is passionate about self-creation and expressing that creation with others. He is an avid writer, loves the arts and painting. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors and is a member of an avid hiking group. He also volunteers with a non-profit, Addict to Advocate, giving back to the unsheltered population in Utah.
Director of Holistic Therapy/OHC Marketing
Lindsey began her teacher training in 2014. She currently has her YACEP, 200-ERYT and 500-RYT, and Trauma Yoga certifications. Growing up in the mountains above Salt Lake City, Utah, spending her childhood in nature helped her to experience a peace and connection to herself that supported her search for a deeper level of understanding. As a result, over the last twenty years, she has worked with the recovery community through Genesis Books and has provided recovery-based yoga classes, teaching compassion and an appreciation for each day. Yoga has helped Lindsey find the inner peace, beauty, surrender and strength that is the essence of who she is. The greatest gift yoga and recovery has given her is the rediscovery of her authentic self and the ability to share that with others.
Residential Recovery Manager
Mike Smith brings his passion to support individuals fighting addiction every day to OHC. His mission is to provide the resources individuals need to better themselves and create a life plan for success. Mike believes in the power of building an amazing support system to count on to build a life of sobriety. Mike lives each day to be an example of how to overcome addiction and have a life worth living. Mike is currently working on securing SUDC certification.
Clinical Director, LCSW
Patrick has worked in the field of social work and mental health therapy for the past 22 years. He graduated from the U of U master’s program with a clinical degree in Forensic Social Work; specializing in assisting individuals in coordinating their legal needs with their social and mental health issues.
Patrick is deeply invested in quality of care and access to services for the individuals with whom he works. He has worked closely with most of the public and private agencies along the Wasatch front at all levels of service and care. He strives to match his clients to agencies based upon the agencies’ culture and modalities, assuring an optimum fit for the best possible outcome.
What he has developed is a uniquely informed perspective in all aspects of mental health treatment. He comes on as the clinical director at OHC to do exactly that: learn the overt and covert needs of a client as well as possible and to help them understand those needs and cater a treatment plan to best serve their health and wellness.
Shawn Frost is the OHC Office Manager responsible for overall coordination of a broad range of services/resources that allow the organization to operate efficiently. Shawn has three years of substance abuse, pharmaceutical management experience, and two years of property management. Shawn graduated from the University of Maine with a BA in Psychology and a BS in Communications. He grew up in Northern Maine and has recently moved from California to Utah where he is building roots with his family. Shawn enjoys year-round outdoor activities and is focused on a healthy lifestyle with food and fitness.
Trevor Tilk brings his passion about psychology and individual growth to his position at OHC. He grew up playing competitive sports, where he found a love for teamwork and physical health. He is currently working on his Bachelors of Psychology at the University of Utah and plans to continue his education in psychology. In addition, Trevor supports the OHC team by sharing his years of experience with technology in the areas of graphic design, website development and Microsoft Office certification.
Tyrell joins our team after previous years working as an advocate and case manager for people experiencing homelessness and he loves helping people reach their goals. He believes that helping others is the only way to find true happiness. In his spare time Tyrell loves to cook, ride horses, take long naps on the beach and spend time with his family and their many pets. He also has an orchard, so if you want some apples, you know who to call!
Since 2007 Zach has devoted his work and studies to mental health with an emphasis in substance abuse. He has worked with military, adolescence, severe psychiatric, and self-injurious clients. Zach has been exposed to a variety of therapeutic intervention models. Zach’s research focuses on empirically evidenced approaches to understanding the neurobiological and medical models of addiction and recovery.