Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Eligible employees and their immediate family members can participate in up to 10 sessions at no cost. Refer to the contents below for more information.

  1. EAP Overview
  2. Who is eligible for benefits?
  3. When do benefits begin?
  4. Contact Information
  5. Counselor Bios
  6. EAP Newsletters

EAP Overview

The EAP is a benefit designed to provide up to 10 confidential professional counseling sessions to employees and their immediate family members. We encourage employees and their family members to make an appointment when they experience problems that interfere with job performance, health, or quality of life. All counseling is provided by St. Alphonsus and is held in strict confidence.

Visit a Counselor

Employees and their eligible family members can visit a counselor regarding:

  • Marital concerns
  • Stress-related difficulties
  • Emotional and psychological problems
  • Family conflicts
  • Career concerns
  • Alcohol and drug-related problems

Who is eligible for benefits?

Administrative & Certified Employees

Administrative and certified employees who work 0.5 FTE or greater are eligible for the EAP.

Classified Employees

Regular, classified employees - as outlined in the Classified Employee Handbook, 2.3.2 Status Classifications - who work 20+ hours per week and who were hired prior to February 1st of the current school year (the February 1st rule only applies to positions working less than 12-months per year) are eligible for the EAP.

When do benefits begin?

Eligible employees and their eligible family members are automatically entitled to the EAP benefit, which begins the first of the month following 30-days of employment.

Contact Information

Counselor Bios

Jared Belsher/Supervisor ~ MA, LCPC, NCC

Jared is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and national certified counselor (NCC) who has worked in outpatient mental health clinics and in private practice since 2007. He received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Master's Degree in Community Counseling from Northern Arizona University. His approach to counseling is strength-based,
which means that rather than dwelling on things that are wrong, he focuses on the strength individuals have, and how they can use those strengths to overcome their obstacles. He uses
a person-centered approach and additional counseling techniques such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to help clients discover healthier ways to cope and think about a problem.

Melissa Young ~ MSW, LCSW

Melissa has been a Mental Health Professional for 30+ years having the opportunity to serve in a variety of mental health settings, with diverse client populations, working in various roles. As a Clinical Social Worker she has had the opportunity to work with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence; as an Outpatient Psychotherapist within a Community Mental Health Center; a Peace Corps Volunteer in Asuncion Paraguay; Hospice Social Worker; and currently working as a Counselor at the Saint Alphonsus Employee Assistance Program and Clinical Supervisor with Tidwell Social Work Services and Consulting Inc. She employs an eclectic approach to her work with clients, believing that a trusting and supportive relationship is key to any therapeutic success. In addition to her professional life, she is a mother of three teenage boys, wife of 18 years, proud dog and horse owner.

Jenny Lee Doty ~ MSW, LCSW

Jenny Lee has been practicing as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for nearly a decade. She has worked in the mental health field for more than 20 years in a variety of treatment settings including but not limited to schools, day treatment centers, hospitals, and local community agencies. Jenny Lee has provided treatment to children, pre-teens and teens, and adults in individual, group, and family settings. Jenny Lee is skilled in working with complex family units, emotional and behavioral issues, trauma, depression, mood disorders, anxiety, co-occurring diagnosis, psychotic disorders, self-harm, suicidal ideation, gangs, and those involved with foster care and Child Protective Services. Jenny Lee practices from a strength-based approach to treatment, while using a combination of interventions tailored to meet each individual's needs.

Stephanie Hadley ~ MSW, LCSW

Stephanie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has worked in private practice, community mental health agencies, hospice, hospital and substance abuse settings. She specializes in working with relationship issues, grief and loss, anger management, blended family issues, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, co-dependency, stress, trauma and parenting. Stephanie’s approach is adjusted to meet client needs and developed with the client’s learning process in mind. She utilizes an eclectic model including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-focused, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Family Systems, Gestalt, Gottman, Humanistic, Adlerian, Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered, Positive Psychology, and Trauma Focused therapy with a Strengths-focused direction in her sessions.

EAP Newsletters