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Robert Beatty

Robert Beatty 

Executive Director

Robert has been producing and active in film and television for over 25 years. He has financed and produced numerous productions and films. Robert co-founded NewU Recovery in Park City Utah.

Veteran of the armed forces, avid pilot, rock climber, and mountaineer. Robert spent two years filming  the documentary titled "Sherpa", climbing in the mountain region of Everest and the surrounding peaks of Island Peak, Phortse, and Kala Phatar. Climbing has become a passion for Robert and something he will continue to pursue. 

Robert recovered from addiction over 10 years ago, an is active in the recovery community. Robert has an amazing story of spiritual awakening. He co-authored “Guide To Spiritual Awakening” (Wiley Publishing) with Father Leo Booth and completed his second book titled “How Free Do You Want To Be?” (Ingram Publishing). Robert studied at Dixie State College in St George Utah and is pursuing a Masters of Psychology in Addiction at Purdue University. 

Iuri has been in private practice for over a decade now. Since the on set of his career as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Luri has had the privilege of working on a one on one basis withindividuals, families and groups.​

• Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Southern Utah University.

• Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Utah.

• Clinical Director of successful private practice for 10 years.

• Adventure Therapy

• Depressive Disorder

• Marriage & Family

• Teens & Adolescents

• Anxiety Disorders

• Addictions

• Couples Therapy


Iuri Melo  

Consulting LCSW


KT Hart

Animal Assisted


KT Hart is a graduate of HMI College of Hypnotherapy, Certified Hypnotherapist, Animal assisted educator, NLP Practitioner, Actress, and Trainer. She is the former owner of Hollywood Animal Stars, an animal company providing animals for film &  television. She has lived with, worked with and trained an array of animals, ranging from tigers, wolves, bears, show horses, dogs, birds, to name a few. KT comes with many years' experience on camera and of course, behind the scenes with the performing animals.

KT was also a well known Professional Wrestler with 8 professional titles and has appeared on countless television programs Worldwide. She also was frequently seen on numerous talk shows. In fact, she still can be heard on radio shows answering questions from her still faithful fans.

Having witnessed her own father pass away in her arms from Alcoholism, KT has a deep desire to help people who suffer from addiction and desire to be sober. She is an honor's graduate of HMI in Tarzana, California, the ONLY accredited College of Hypnotherapy with deep emphasis on assisting humans in changing undesirable behaviors non invasively. KT is a Certified TMS and Neurofeedback technician, utilizing Neurostar TMS and BRAINPAINT,  the ONLY evidence based Neurofeedback.

Marsha K Stafford, SUDC (Substance Use Disorder Counselor). Licensed Probation Provider. Provides client screenings, intakes, assessments, case management, treatment planning and review. PHP, IOP and GOP groups, alcohol/drug education, individual sessions, anger management, marriage, and parenting counseling. 

  • Licenses and Certificates: ​

  • Prime for life instructor​

  • College of Social Work Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Training Program 2004

  • University of Utah School on Alcoholism 2006-2010

  • Utah Fall Conference Ethics Training, Prime for Life and DUI Instructor 2002-2018

  • Prime Solutions Instructor Certified 2009​

  • Licensed Probation Provider

  • NADAC member​/USARA Member, NAMI Member

  • UCYPAA Bid Committee Chairperson Hospitals and Institutions 2011-2012

  • Executive Director and Owner of New U Recovery Inc. and Recovery Services


Marsha Stafford

Operations Director



Casey Bangerter has been with the Retreat at Zion in various roles for over three years. She has a background in medical detox and addiction recovery. Casey's diverse talents make her an invaluable asset to the Retreat.  Among the many hats she wears, Casey is integral to meal planning, assists in supervision of client therapies, insurance billing and tracking. She is also our director of art and music education.

Casey is a certified technician of Neurofeedback and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) trained on Neurostar TMS and BrainPaint Neurofeedback equipment. 

Casey Bangerter
Office Manager 
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