Services Provided:

  • Employee Assistance Program (paid for by employer)
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Victim’s Assistance
  • Psycho-social Rehabilitation-PSR
  • Telemedicine- Medication management with Dr. William Hazel, Psychiatrist from Portneuf Medical Center
  • Substance Abuse/Dependence Treatment
  • Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Sand Play/Sand Tray & Traditional Play Therapy
  • Critical Incident Defusing and Debriefing
  • EMDR Therapy

Shaun D. Tobler, MSW, LCSW
Shaun came to Bear Lake Memorial Hospital in June of 1998 after completing his Masters of Social Work Degree at the University of Utah. Shaun is married and has four children. He enjoys seeing people get rid of old coping skills that are no longer working and replacing them with strategies that are effective and functional. Shaun has spent a lot of time and effort learning about a wide range of mental disorders and strategies to intervene appropriately. Working in a rural area allows a provider to see a wide range of clients. Over the years, Shaun has had extensive experience working with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma and abuse effects and substance abuse disorders. Personal interests include his family, running, woodworking and Rotary.

Bobbi Kelsey, MSW, LCSW

Ms. Kelsey is a 2006 graduate of Bear Lake High School.  After spending three years on the east coast she has returned to the Bear Lake Valley to continue her career closer to her family.  In 2010, Bobbi graduated Magna Cum Laude from Utah State University with a Bachelors of Science in Social Work, with Minors in Sociology and Human Development, and a certificate in Law and Society Studies.  She earned her Masters of Social Work from The State University of New York at Buffalo in 2011.
Has a licensed Masters in Social Work, Ms. Kelsey also holds certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths.  She has previous experience working with families, adolescents and children at the Cache Valley Youth Center in Logan, Utah, at Hillside Children’s Center in West Seneca, New York and at Carlbrook School in South Boston, Virginia.  She is happy to be back in the area and is looking forward to joining the team at Bear Lake Memorial Hospital.


Marilee Johnson, MRC, LP

Marilee was raised in Montpelier. She attended school at USU, and Majored in Rehabilitation Counseling. After college, she and her husband moved to Grace and stayed for nearly 10 years. Although they loved Grace, they knew they would ultimately return home to raise their family. They returned to the valley in 2008 and built a home in Bern.

Marilee provides Psycho-Social Rehabilitation services through the hospital’s counseling center. She enjoys the challenges that come with the job and strives to serve her client’s in a waythat supports and empowers them.

R. Wayne Brown, BSW

Wayne was born in Los Angeles, California and raised here in the Bear Lake Valley. His father was a photographer and mail carrier, his mother a teacher for over 20 years. Wayne graduated Cum Laude on December 13th 2014 from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science in Social work and minor in Sociology. While at Utah State Wayne worked as REACH Peer for the Counseling and Psychological Services office. Wayne also served on the Student Advisory Council and was an active member of the National Association of Social Workers at Utah State. Wayne completed internships at both McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah and Bear Lake Memorial Hospital. Wayne is trained in Case Management and provides Community Based Rehabilitative Services; he is also a certified Peer Specialist. Wayne is not only an employee of Bear Lake Memorial Hospital but, is the Program Director for the Bear Lake Anti-Drug Coalition “Enough is Enough” through 2018. Wayne is proud to be a Bear Laker and loves being involved in doing his part to improve and enhance the community especially through his work and his volunteer efforts. Wayne’s future plans include applying to a graduate program and obtaining his Masters degree.

Angela Kelly, MSW, LCSW

Angela is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Northwest
Nazarene University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She is from Pocatello, Idaho and resides in Garden City, Utah. She loves working with others as a mental health counselor and is proficient in mental health therapy and drug and alcohol treatment. She and her husband have four children and six grandchildren. She enjoys reading and making quilts.
in her leisure time.