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Jon Cox

Clinical Professor, Licensed Psychologist

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Brigham Young Univeristy, 2008
  • Internship
    • University Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of Utah, 2006-2007
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Psychologist, State of Utah, 2009
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Group Psychological Association
    • Utah Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Anxiety
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • Student Outreach
    • Couples Therapy
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Cognitive Behavioral
    • Humanistic Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
    • Relational Therapy
    • Systems Therapy
    • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
    • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural Interests
    • Persons with Disabilities
    • Gender
  • Previous Clinical Work Settings
    • Hospital Setting (4-6 yrs)
    • College Counseling Center (4-6 yrs)
    • Assessment/Testing (4-6 yrs)
    • Child/Adolescent Center (4-6 yrs)
    • Employee Assistance Program (4-6 yrs)
    • Private Practice (1-3 yrs)
    • Sports Psychologist (1-3 yrs)
    • Correction Facility (<1 yr)
  • Recent Scholarly Works
    • Beck, J. S., Lundwall, R. A., Gabrielsen, T., Cox, J. C., & South, M. (2020). Looking good but feeling bad: “Camouflaging” behaviors and mental health in women with autistic traits. Autism, 24(4), 809–821.
    • South, M., *Beck, J. S., Lundwall, R., Cutrer, E. C., *Christensen, M., Gabrielsen, T. P., Cox, J. C., & Lundwall, R. A. (2020). Unrelenting depression and suicidality in women with autistic traits. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders: Special Issue on Suicidality and Self Harm in Autism Spectrum Disorder, 50, 3606–3619. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-019-04324-2
    • Stokes, H., Griner, D., Smith, T. B., Beecher, M. E., Allen, G. E. K., Cox, J., Hobbs, K., & Kirtley, N. (2019) Psychotherapy Utilization and Presenting Concerns among International Asian and Asian American Students in a University Counseling Center. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, DOI: 10.1080/87568225.2019.1650681
    • Maisel, M. E., Stephenson, K. G., Cox, J. C., & South, M. (2019). Cognitive defusion for reducing distressing thoughts in adults with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 59, 34–45.
    • Gibbons, S., Trette-McLean, T., Crandall, A., Bingham, J. L., Garn, C. L., Cox, J. C. (2018). Undergraduate students survey their peers on mental health: Perspectives and strategies for improving college counseling center outreach. Journal of American College Health.
    • Griner, D., Beecher, M. E., Brown, L. B., Millet, A. J., Worthen, V., Boardman, R. D., Hansen, K., Cox, J. C., & Gleave, R. L. (2018). Practice-based evidence can help! Using the Group Questionnaire to enhance clinical practice. Psychotherapy, 55(2), 196–202.
    • Anderberg, E., Cox, J. C., Neely Tass, E. S., Erekson, D. M., Gabrielsen, T. P., Warren, J. S., Cline, J., Peterson, D., & South, M. (2017). Sticking with it: psychotherapy outcomes for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder in a college counseling center setting. Autism Research. E-pub ahead of print, DOI 10.1002/aur.1843.