Meet Our Therapists

Cheryl Farnsworth, MPT

Known for her unique hands-on and holistic approach to physical therapy, Cheryl is most recognized and respected by thousands of men and women in the Intermountain region. Cheryl has been a Physical Therapist for over 15 years after graduating with her Masters Degree from the University of Utah Physical Therapy Program in 1998. Immediately after graduation, she developed a program for pregnant women having back, pelvic, rib and other pain and has been the pioneer in this field. She has successfully treated thousands of pregnant women as well as pre- and post-partum conditions. As a true pioneer, Cheryl’s vision to create a center that embraces and encompasses a multidisciplinary approach to healing was launched in December 2012. She also specializes in treating women and men with chronic pelvic pain which is a debilitating condition that has a wide range of symptoms.

Patient care is Cheryl’s priority. She spends time with each patient, listens and understands their symptoms, figures out the pain generating structures and the underlying cause of the problem in order to fix it, empower patients and heal them. She is trained and certified to perform FCE’s, and is also certified in Graston Technique.


The Integrative Center for Mind Body Spirit, provides access to those on a path to find keys to positive shifts in healing in every facet of their own lives.  Her specialty areas include evaluating and treating:


Low Back Pain (acute and chronic)

SI Joint Dysfunction

Pregnancy – during and post-partum

Chronic and debilitating pelvic pain in both men and women

Rib Dysfunction

All spinal conditions – Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar

TMJ

All outpatient orthopedic conditions

A life-long resident of Utah, Cheryl’s hobbies include running, hiking, biking, weights, gardening, spending time with family and friends and loves everything outdoors in nature.

Jolene Shields, C.Ht. CBHE

“Jolene is a Board Certified Clinical and Medical Hypnotherapist with the National Guild of Hypnotists. The oldest and most prestigious hypnotherapy membership organization in the world. She also has advanced education and training in the area of Complementary Medical Hypnosis with the Guild. Jolene received her Medical Hypnotherapy training and experience as a staff member of the LDS Hospital Pain Clinic, where she worked with chronic pain patients for over 12 years. Jolene is a Certified HypnoBirthing® Instructor with the International HypnoBirthing® Institute and has taught over 1800 couples in the past 16 years. Jolene was recently named to the Faculty Staff of the HypnoBirthing® Institute. Her 28 years of hypnotherapy experience include being a staff member and teacher with the Utah School of Hypnosis and work at the Positive Changes Hypnosis Center. Her areas of expertise include: Chronic Pain Management, Stress and Anxiety Reduction, Insomnia, Weight Reduction, Smoking Cessation, Self Esteem Enhancement, Athletic and Performance enhancement, Study Skill and Memory Enhancement, HypnoBirthing® and more.”

Jolene has enjoyed trainings with her mentors, Gay and Kathyn Hendricks in the area of Conscious Living to facilitate behavioral and relationship changes. In addition, she has enjoyed advanced trainings in Conscious Breathing techniques for stress reduction, pain management, and self-awareness.

As a chronic pain patient herself and after enduring years of pain medication and physical therapy, Jolene finally found freedom with the use of hypnosis. She has since enjoyed an active and productive life. Due to her gratitude and passion for the hypnotherapy process, Jolene enthusiastically continues to teach the skill of self-hypnosis to others.

Jolene currently enjoys a private practice assisting clients with the use of hypnosis, to make changes in all areas of their lives and remove physical and emotional limitations and behaviors. Jolene is passionate about teaching birthing parents the techniques of HypnoBirthing® to create a calm, pleasant, and even spiritual birthing for mom, birth companion and baby.