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It is the mission of Renewed Hope Ranch to provide unsurpassed residential care to troubled teenage girls who significantly struggle to overcome their mental, emotional, behavioral, and educational challenges in an outpatient setting and who have demonstrated the need for a higher level of care.
Our purpose is to provide the appropriate level of structure and safety, while at the same time, balancing the unconditional acceptance and ethical treatment of each teenage girl and family we serve. We commit to help each girl to learn how to identify and utilize her strengths, discover and overcome her weaknesses, and develop the ability to show care and concern for herself and others


The brand new, custom built Renewed Hope Ranch treatment facility is built on over 65 acres located in beautiful Enoch, Utah. Enoch is located 14 minutes North of Cedar City, and is a small town full of rich history.

Southern Utah is known for being a mecca for those that enjoy the great outdoors, and for good reason. Most state and national monuments and parks in the area are accessible within an hour's drive, including: Cedar Breaks National Monument, Dixie National Forest, Kolob Canyons, Minersville State Park, Brianhead, and Zion National Park.

It is the underlying philosophy of Renewed Hope Ranch to treat all persons within our care with the utmost honesty, respect, and dignity they deserve. It is our belief that each girl in our program can get back on the path that leads toward the positive personal accomplishments and successes that she always had the potential to achieve!
We are dedicated to strengthening and reunifying families whenever possible. It is the charge of all employed at Renewed Hope Ranch to do as our name implies, "Renew Hope" back into the life of each young woman and her family!

Stephen currently has over 22 years of experience working directly with adolescents. He has worked in juvenile corrections, school counseling, private practice counseling, out-patient drug and alcohol rehabilitation, and the last 12 years, counseling in residential treatment centers (RTC�s) for adolescents.
Stephen has enjoyed valuable leadership experience as well. He has previously served as the Clinical Director of an out-patient, drug and alcohol rehabilitation center (Comprehensive Counseling Center), and as the Clinical Director of an adolescent, RTC for girls.
Stephen has extensive knowledge and training in biofeedback, and neurofeedback technologies - treating brain-based or brain-influenced disorders such as: ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma, poor emotional regulation, substance abuse, and other addictions. With his expertise in neurofeedback, Stephen was accepted to present at 2 regional conferences for the National Association of Therapeautic Schools and Programs (NATSAP).
Stephen also has been trained in and consistently utilizes DBT, EAGALA, and EMDR treatment modalities in his therapy approach. (Several of the premiere treatment modalities used in the top RTC�s across the world.) While Stephen has had significant experience and training, he strongly believes that his real strength lies in his ability to develop and foster positive relationships of trust with adolescents and their parents.

Stephen has lived in Southern Utah for over 44 years. He loves spending time with his wife and five children going camping, horseback riding, mountain biking, shooting archery, and watching his children�s sporting events.

Ellayna LeFevre
Co-Residential Director
Ellayna LeFevre was born in New Delhi, India and adopted at 9 months from an orphanage there to a couple from Boulder, UT. She has 13 brothers and sisters all adopted from different parts of the world. Ellayna grew up on a ranch and after graduating high school moved to attend college at Southern Utah University to be part of their Elementary Education Program.

Ellayna started working as a student mentor at a residential treatment program in the fall of 2011. She later became a supervisor in a Positive Peer Culture based program.

Ellayna has found her passion in being an advocate in helping teenage girls find confidence in themselves and teaching them to build positive, meaningful relationships.

Makayla Gishi
Co-Residential Director

Residential Treatment Center


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