Faculty Descriptions

FACULTY PROFILES

** Fall 2017 Note: We are in the process of updating all faculty supervision statements.

MICHAEL D. ADAMS, ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-TRAINING DIRECTOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy 

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana State University, 2005
  • Internship
    • Counseling and Career Center, Brigham Young University, 2004/2005
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Couples/Family Therapy
    • Family of Origin Issues
    • Abuse Survivors
    • Trauma/PTSD
    • Depression
    • Eating Disorders
    • Multicultural Counseling
    • Supervision
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Dialogic Hermeneutics
    • Emotionally Focused Therapy
    • Structural/Strategic Therapy
    • Narrative Therapy
    • Solution-Focused Therapy

RUSSELL J. BAILEY, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy 

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2010
  • Internship
    • Southwest Consortium--V.A. Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM, 2009-2010
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and Couples Therapy
    • Psychological Assessment
    • Common Factors in Therapy
    • Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Integrative
    • Process-Experiential Framework
    • Cognitive and Behavioral Strategies
    • Mindfulness and Acceptance

MARK E. BEECHER, CLINICAL PROFESSOR,  ASSOCIATE CLINICAL DIRECTOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1998
  • Internship
    • University Accessibility Center, Brigham Young University, 1997-98
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • American Group Psychotherapy Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual, Couples, and Group Psychotherapy
    • Eating Disorders
    • Assessment of Learning Disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    • Psychological Assessment
    • Disability Issues
    • Multicutural Issues
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Existential/ACT

LYNNE A. BENNION, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Purdue University, 1986
  • Internship
    • V.A. Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1985-86
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual Psychotherapy
    • Abuse Survivors
    • Multicultural/Diversity Issues
    • Depression
    • Eating Disorders
    • PTSD
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Cognitive Behavioral
    • Psychodynamic
    • Constructivist

JENNIE BINGHAM, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, JOINT APPOINTMENT COUNSELING AND SPECIAL EDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2011
  • Internship
    • Student Counseling Center, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, 2010-2011
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual Psychotherapy
    • Abuse Survivors
    • Multicultural/Diversity Issues
    • Depression
    • Eating Disorders
    • PTSD
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Integrative
    • Interpersonal/Relational
    • Emotionally-focused Therapy
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

RD BOARDMAN, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 
  • Internship
    • Colorado State Health Network, 2008-2009
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
    • CGP Certified Group Psychotherapist
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Group Psychotherapy Association
    • Indian Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual Psychotherapy
    • Group Psychotherapy
    • Multicultural/Diversity Issues
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Psychological Assessment
    • Supervision/Training
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Rational-Existential Integrationist

MICHAEL BUXTON, ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR,  MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, 1993
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Marriage and Family Therapist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor for the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
    • Utah Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Couples Therapy
    • Family of Origin or Relationship Problems
    • Sexuality
    • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
    • Crisis of faith
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Underlying Systems Therapy Orientation
    • Interpersonal
    • Emotion-focused Therapy
    • Brief Interpersonal Dynamic
    • Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

KARA CATTANI, ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR, CLINICAL DIRECTOR, COUNSELING AND CAREER CENTER

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Florida State University, 2003
  • Internship
    • Counseling & Career Center, Brigham Young University, 2002-03
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
    • American Psychological Association
    • Society for Psychotherapy Research
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Trauma/Abuse
    • Interpersonal Patterns and Personality Disorders
    • Anxiety and Depressive Disorders
    • Women’s Issues
    • Psychotherapy Supervision
    • Psychotherapy Research
    • Individual, Marital and Group Psychotherapy
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Interpersonal and Experiential

RONALD K. CHAPMAN, ASSOCIATE STUDENT LIFE VICE PRESIDENT, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1983
  • Internship
    • Wilford Hall United States Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, 1980
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship
    • Behavior Health Psychology/Behavior Medicine, Wilford Hall States Air Force Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX 1985
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Training of Professional Psychologists
    • Psychological Assessment
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Cognitive Behavioral

HOKU CONKLIN, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy 

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young Univeristy, 2011
  • Internship
    • University Counseling Center, University of Utah, 2010-2011
    • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, 2011-2012
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Anticipated Licensure, 2012
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • Association for Psychological Science
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Multicultural Counseling
    • Identity Development
    • Relationship Concerns
    • College Adjustment and Transition
    • Career Development
    • University Outreach/Programming
    • Anxiety
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Integrative
    • Interpersonal
    • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

JON COX, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, 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 Psychological Association
    • Utah Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Anxiety
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • Student Outreach
    • Couples Therapy
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Cognitive Behavioral 
    • Humanistic Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
    • Relational Therapy
    • Systems Therapy
    • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
    • Motivational Interviewing

DAVID M. EREKSON, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2014; M.A. Psychology in Education, Teachers College, Colombia, 2007
  • Internship
    • Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk VA, 2013-2014
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • Society for Psychotherapy Research
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
    • Interpersonal/Family of origin concerns
    • Couples therapy
    • Chronic pain
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Humanistic/Client-centered
    • Integrative (with training in client-centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, and emotion-focused therapy)

MARTIN ERICKSON , ADJUNCT CLINICAL FACULTY, LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • PhD, Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. Iowa State University. 2004
  • Internship
    • ANASAZI Outdoor Behavioral Treatment program for youth. 2001-2002
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Compulsive and problematic behavior: pornography, media and gaming, eating issues, shopping, drugs/alcohol, etc.
    • Faith crises and faith transitions
    • Single adult issues (vocation, relationships, transitions, identity)
    • Couple/Marital therapy: communication, conflict, emotional intimacy, sexual issues, parenting, divorce, religion issues, premarital therapy
    • Multicultural/Diversity: Personal, relationship, social issues related to: race, gnder, class, sexual orientation, age, etc. Issues of social justice.
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Influences: Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment THerapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Arbinger ideas, and Emotionally FOcused Therapy for couples.
    • Self-awareness, emotion focused, compassion, meaning/purpose, strength-based, collaborative, culturally responsive approach

TOM GOLIGHTLY, ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR--ATHLETICS, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2007
  • Internship
    • Student Counseling Center, Texas A&M University,2006-2007
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • American Group Psychotherapy Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Couples, Individual, and Group Psychotherapy
    • Multicultural Counseling
    • Group Counseling
    • Outreach/Preventive Education
    • Sport Psychology and Therapy with Student-Athletes
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Self-Psychology
    • Interpersonal Therapy
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

DEREK GRINER,  ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, JOINT APPOINTMENT-COUNSELING AND SPECIAL EDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2008
  • Internship
    • Counsleing and Consultation, Arizona State University, 2007-2008
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Couples Counseling
    • Multicultural Counseling
    • Supervision
    • Disability Service
    • Assessment
    • Depression/Anxiety
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Interpersonal
    • Existential
    • Multicultural
    • Solution-focused Thearpy
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CORINNE R. HANNAN, ADJUNCT CLINICAL FACULTY

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2006
  • Internship
    • Counseling Center, University of Washington, 2005-2006
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • American Group Psychotherapy Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Anxiety and Depression
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Marital/Couples Therapy
    • Women's Issues
    • Eating Disorders and Body Image
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
    • Mindfulness-based Therapy
    • Interpersonal Therapy

KRISTINA HANSEN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, JOINT APPOINTMENT-COUNSELING AND SPECIAL EDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2012
    • Ed.S., School Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2008
  • Internship
    • Student Counseling Service, Texas A&M University, 2011-2012
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • American Group Psychotherapy Association 
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Identity Development
    • Anxiety and Depression
    • Women's Issues
    • Diversity and Multicultural Issues
    • Training and Supervision
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Existential 
    • Humanistic

KLINT HOBBS, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University
  • Internship
    • ​Texas Tech University Counseling Center, 2007-2008
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • ​Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
    • QPR Gatekeeper Training
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • ​Grief and Loss
    • Suicide Prevention
    • Substance Use and Recovery
    • Men's Issues
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • ​Relational
    • Constructivist
    • Cognitive-Behavioral

 DALLAS JENSEN, ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR, LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy 

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2006
  • Internship
    • Student Counseling Service, Iowa State University, 2005-06
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • American Group Psychotherapy Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Group Psychotherapy
    • Anxiety and Depression
    • Psychotherapy Research
    • Positive Psychology
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Existential

NATALIE KIRTLEY, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2016
  • Internship
    • ​University of Rochester/Eastman School of Music 2014-2015
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • ​In process
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Teaching and Education
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Sports Psychology
    • Relationship Concerns
    • Multicultural/Diversity Issues
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • ​Psychodynamic
    • Interpersonal
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

JARED KLUNDT, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D, Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2014
  • Internship
    • Counseling and Career Center, Brigham Young University, 2013-2014
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • Utah Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • CAPS Tech Czar (Technology and Security)
    • BYU Athlete Psychologist
    • Outcome Measurement
    • Sexuality and Gender Identity
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

ANDREA KNESTEL, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Syracuse University, 2010
  • Internship
    • University Counseling Center, University of Utah, 2009-10
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association (APA)
    • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Trauma/PTSD
    • Chronic Illness
    • Somatization
    • Couples Therapy
    • Attachment
    • Supervision
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Emotionally Focused Therapy
    • Interpersonal Therapy
    • Humanistic Therapy
    • Existential Therapy

 


BRETT MERRILL, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2014
  • Internship
    • Counseling and Psychological Services, Brigham Young University, 2013-2014
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • ​Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual, Couples, and Group Psychotherapy
    • Internet Gaming Disorder
    • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
    • Faith Crises and Faith Transitions
    • Psychological Assessment
    • Psychotherapy Supervision
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Integrative: (Humanistic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and Developmental Influences)

RICHARD A. MOODY, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Central Michigan University, 1996
    • M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy, Kansas State University, 1991
  • Internship
    • Brigham Young University, Counseling and Development Center, 1995-96
  • Licenses/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Specific Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual, Marital, and Group Psychotherapy
    • Anxiety and Depressive Disorders
    • Identity Development
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Behavioral Therapy (emphasis on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
    • Family Systems Framework
    • Experiential Approaches

BARBARA MORRELL, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1997
  • Internship
    • Counseling Center, University of Maine, 1995-1997
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Biofeedback
    • Perfectionism
    • Trauma
    • Attachment
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Object Realtions, Attachment, DBT, ACT, Cognitive
  • Professional Affiliations:
    • American Psychological Association
    • Utah Psychological Association
    • Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
    • Association for Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapist AMCAP

DIANNE LINDLEY NIELSEN, ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Brigham Young Univeristy, 2001
  • Internship
    • Brigham Young University Counseling and Career Center, 1999-2000
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Psychologist, State of Utah
    • BCIA Certified (Biofeedback)
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Dialectic Behavior Therapy
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Biofeedback
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Professional Affiliations:
    • American Psychological Association
    • Utah Psychological Association
    • Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapists

STEVAN LARS NIELSEN, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Washington, 1984
  • Internship
    • Silas B. Hayes Army Hospital, Monterey, CA, 1981-82
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Associate Fellow, Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
    • Designated Examiner, State of Utah
    • Diplomate, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy
    • Utah Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and group psychotherapy
    • Training and supervision
    • Teaching
    • Psychological and neuropsychological assessment teaching
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

TYLER R. PEDERSEN, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Florida, 2000
  • Internship
    • Counseling and Career Center, Brigham Young University, 1999-2000
    • Post-Doctoral Residency, University Of Utah, 2000-2001
  • Licensure
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • Society for Psychotherapy Research
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Internet/Technology Interventions
    • Interface Of Eastern Philosophy And Psychology
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Mindfulness-Based Therapies
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
    • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy

JULIE PREECE, LEARNING SPECIALIST, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University
  • Internship
    • Counseling and Career Center, Brigham Young University, 1992-93
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • National Association on Higher Education and Disability
    • National Academic Advising Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Students with Disabilities
    • Chronic Pain/Illness
    • Multicultural Issues
    • Individual, Marital and Group Psychotherapy
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Existential
    • Health Psychology

L. MAUREEN RICE, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, DIRECTOR OF STRESS MANAGEMENT AND BIOFEEDBACK SERVICES, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University, 1997
  • Internship
    • University Counseling Services, University of Calgary
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • National Academic Advising Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Career Counseling/Assessment/Transitioning
    • Individual Psychotherapy
    • Women's Issues
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Humanistic/Existential
    • Cognitive Behavioral

BEN SALAZAR, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Denver, 2013
  • Internship
    • Purdue University Counseling and Psychological Services, 2012-2013
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Telehealth
    • Individual and group psychotherapy
    • Identity development
    • Therapy with Latinas/Latinos
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Interpersonal Therapy
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    • Exposure Therapy

STEVEN A. SMITH, COUNSELING CENTER DIRECTOR, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy 

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D., Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology, University of Minnesota, 1988
  • Internship
    • University Counseling Services, University of Minnesota
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
    • Couples Counseling
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Cognitive/behavioral, principally Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
    • Use of Gestalt technique and interventions

LOUISE WHEELER, ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR, PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D. Brigham Young University, 2017
  • Internship
    • ​Counseling and Psychological Services, Brigham Young University, 2016-2017
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • ​In process
  • Professional Affiliations
    • ​American Psychological Association
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • ​Multicultural issues and the experience of people of color
    • Women's Issues
    • Trauma
    • Eating Disorders
    • Depression
    • Couples Therapy
    • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Humanistic/Emotion-focused Therapy

VAUGHN E. WORTHEN, CLINICAL PROFESSOR, JOINT APPOINTMENT-COUNSELING AND SPECIAL EDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGIST

Statement of Supervision Philosophy

  • Academic Training
    • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas, 1993
  • Internship
    • Student Counseling Services, Iowa State University,1990-91
  • Licensure/Certification
    • Licensed Psychologist, State of Utah
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Counseling Association
    • Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists
    • American College Counseling Association
    • American Psychological Association
    • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Areas of Special Interest/Current Professional Activities
    • Career Counseling
    • Positive Psychology
    • Psychotherapy Supervision
    • Qualitative Research
    • Individual, Marital and Group Psychotherapy
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Constructivist, Interpersonal and Cognitive