Tammy Steans, LCMHC

Founder | Partner | Clinical Director

Tammy is a licensed professional counselor who has worked with children and families for over 20 years. Her specialties include mood disorders-depression, anxiety, attention deficit/hyperactivity, behavioral and post-traumatic stress, and substance abuse disorders, stress management, grief counseling, interpersonal problems, relationships-couples therapy, divorce and parenting, children and families, and group therapy.

Tammy earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Empire State College, State University of New York. She earned her Masters of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the College of St. Joseph’s in Rutland, Vermont. Tammy was honored to receive the Divisional Award of Psychology & Human Services and became inducted into the Psi Chi National Honor Societies. She was provided with the opportunity to be chosen as an adjunct professor and personal growth counselor while fulfilling her internship with the College of St. Joseph’s. As a clinician, she has worked with an intensive aftercare prevention program and as a Federal Program Supervisor in the state of Utah. Tammy is a licensed Professional Counselor.

Kathy Reimherr, LCSW

Founder | Partner | Clinical Director

In 1976, Kathy found her meaningful career. Kathy was connected with a CETA program through Granite Community Mental Health Center (GCMHC) where she later became employed in 1978. In 1981-1982 Kathy worked on crisis units, managed by Randy Lannel LCSW and Craig Brown Ph.D., and developed excellent hands-on skills and experience in the mental health field. During 1982, Kathy worked part time with Parents United, an organization under the leadership of Jeb Brown Ph.D., helping families recover from incest. She received her MSW in 1988 and was then offered a position by Donna Castleton DSW, to build and supervise the first ever, mental health treatment program within a Community Corrections Center setting (Orange Street MIO Program).

The MIO Program lasted an unprecedented eighteen years, and in 1997, Doug Mottonen, ACSW chose Kathy to manage Valley Mental Health’s Forensic Unit, of which the MIO Program was a part. She participated in the opening of two state mental health courts and one federal. Kathy also briefly worked with LDS Hospital then with Primary Children’s in the 1990s. At both positions, she was a part-time social worker who aided those who had difficulties dealing with grief when a loved one passed.

Frederick W. Reimherr, M.D. – Director

Frederick W. Reimherr, M.D., is the Director of the Psychiatric & Behavioral Solutions Clinic. He was previously the Director of the Mood Disorders Clinic at Department of Psychiatry in the University of Utah School of Medicine. He has also worked with several rural mental health clinics including Public Health Service facilities on the Wind River Indian Reservation and was Medical Director of United Behavioral Clinics, Utah’s first managed care psychiatric clinic.

He is a board certified psychiatrist. He earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve and completed his internship and residency at the University of Utah College of Medicine. Fred is a member of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and the World Federation of ADHD.

He has authored or coauthored over 100 publications dealing ADHD, depression and personality disorder. He has over 30 years experience in clinical trials. Dr. Reimherr’s area of research centers on the treatment of major mental disorders: depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Dr. Reimherr also participates as an editor and/or reviewer for several journals.

In addition to research efforts, he has maintained an active practice at both the University of Utah and Valley Mental Health. In both clinics, he helped treatment-resistant patients with a variety of psychiatric and addictive problems.

Early in his career, he participated in the initial studies which addressed ADHD during adulthood. He and several associates at the University of Utah published the first paper on the treatment of ADHD in adults in 1976.

He remains a recognized leader in this research, contributing to both national and international symposiums and conferences. He has a particular interest in more severe ADHD and its relationship with social functioning and other mental disorders. He has been the principal investigator of over a hundred studies since 1976.

Early in his career, he participated in the initial studies which addressed ADHD during adulthood. He and several associates at the University of Utah published the first paper on the treatment of ADHD in adults in 1976.

Bennett Navarro, MSNP, APRN-C, PhD

APRN – Prescriber/Clinician

Dr. Navarro has worked as a clinician for 40 years and has focused on psychiatric disorders for 22 of them.  She specialized in long-term care and hospice earlier in her career.  At PB-Solutions she divides her time between being a sub-investigator in clinical trials and a clinician for out-patients.  She treats both acute and long-standing medical problems of the mentally ill in cooperation with physicians and non-medical staff.

Robert Strong, DO


Dr. Strong has 30+ years clinical and research experience.  He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Strong has participated in 100s of clinical trials and has coauthored over 100 publications dealing with a broad range of psychiatric disorders.  He divides his time between being a sub-investigator in clinical trials and a clinician for out-patients.

Robin Jacobs, APRN

Robin M Jacobs, APRN, is a Nurse Practitioner specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated in 2006, having over 14 years of diverse experience, especially in Nurse Practitioner.

C. Nicole Garduno, LCMHC

Mental Health Therapist

Nicole is a mental health therapist who has worked with the mental health population for over six years. She has focused on court-ordered treatment for both substance abuse and domestic violence. She co-presented at the Utah Substance Abuse Conference held annually at the University of Utah on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in 2010. Her specialties include depression, mood disorders, PTSD, anxiety, individual, and family therapy. Nicole has earned both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees from the University of Phoenix. She is licensed in the State of Utah as an Associate Professional Counselor.

Julie Anderson , LCMHC

Mental Health Therapist

Barrie K. Marchant, M.S.

Mr. Marchant received his BS at the University of Utah in 1976. Subsequently, he began working for the community mental health system in Salt Lake County until receiving his M.S. from the School of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah in 1983. He then worked in a private for profit hospital in Salt Lake.

In 1985 he began work at the Hastings Regional Center in Nebraska as a psychologist. In this facility, he conducted psychological evaluations in both the psychiatric and drug abuse units contributing to patient diagnosis and treatment plans.

Mr. Marchant began working for the University of Utah, School of Medicine in 1998. Primary responsibilities were data analysis and writing for publication. Secondary responsibilities include submissions to the IRB and development of investigator-initiated trials. He has been published in a number of prestigious psychiatric journals.

Camille Pommerville

Case Manager

Camille has worked on clinical trials for over 6 years in various aspects of mental health, including research on adults and adolescents with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, ADHD, and stuttering disorders. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s in Psychology. Camille also spends much of her time volunteering for various mental health programs in Salt Lake City.

Christina Ward

Clinical Research Coordinator

Christina has been participating in clinical trials since 2018. Before joining Psychiatric and Behavioral Solutions she worked for 7 years at a wilderness therapy program. During that time she worked as a mentor level field staff, logistics director and as a clinical assistant for an adolescent girl’s group psychologist. Christina completed her bachelors in 2012 majoring in communications and outdoor education. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in clinical counseling. Christina is certified in crisis intervention/de-escalation and holds a NYS EMT certification.

Kayelee Auer

Clinical Research Coordinator

Prior to joining PB-Solutions Kayelee worked with UNICEF in both Malawi Africa and New Delhi India.  She specialized in fundraising, volunteer training and activity organization.  Kayelee joined our team to coordinate clinical trials in 2019.

Taylor Anderson

Medical Assistant

Tiffany So

Case Manager

Bennett, B.A.

Bennett is the CFO for Psychiatric & Behavioral Solutions, Inc. LLC. As such he is primarily responsible for all financial matters including accounting, billing, budgeting and procurement. He built and maintains the medical records electronic database. He also functions as an unblinded study drug manager for ongoing clinical trials.

Elizabeth Flores

Billing Specialist

Elizabeth (Liz) joined the Psychiatric and Behavioral Solutions team in July of 2019. Liz, originally from Hawaii, moved to Salt Lake City in 2014. After moving to Utah, Liz began working in property management and rentals. When Liz is not hard at work she loves spending time with her family and friends and loves to travel all around the world. Some of her favorite adventures include visiting Australia, Greece and Europe.

Melissa Wilson

Director of Operations

Melissa has recently moved into the role of Director of Operations at Psychiatric and Behavioral Solutions. Melissa currently holds a MBA from Western Governors University with a focus on health care administration. Before shifting into this role Melissa conducted clinical trials and was a case manager for the clinic. She has worked in the mental health field for over 11 years and her experience includes working with clients suffering from depression, substance abuse, bi-polar, and schizophrenia. Melissa is fluent in Spanish. She is familiar with the court system and how mental health is viewed in the legal system.