Luke Marvin, PhD, Licensed Psychologist
Professional Highlights: Dr. Marvin received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Brigham Young University. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Utah Valley University Student Health Services. He has worked in various mental health capacities throughout Utah County.
Specialties: Dr. Marvin works primarily with adolescents and adults. He incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Positive Psychology, and Hope Theory into his practice. He enjoys helping individuals work through anxiety, depression and postpartum depression, OCD, PTSD, grief, trauma, relationship conflicts, and spiritual concerns. Dr. Marvin is particularly passionate about helping others find, or restore, their inner resilience. He is certified in the QPR model of suicide prevention. He also provides psychological testing.
Jason McBride, PhD, Licensed Psychologist
Professional Highlights: Dr. McBride received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Brigham Young University. His dissertation focused on incorporating spirituality into therapy assessment and outcomes. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Wasatch Mental Health working with children, adolescents, and adults. In addition to his clinical work he works as a consultant on a research team at BYU.
Specialties: Dr. McBride has had experience working with children in the STRIDE program at Wasatch Mental Health implementing a positive reinforcement behavior program. He has substantial testing experience having worked at the University Accessibility Center at BYU testing the student athletes with learning and attention disorders. He also provided psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults at Wasatch Mental Health. His therapy approach is grounded in relational theory and includes elements of cognitive-behavior therapy, emotion focused therapy, mindfulness, and spiritually oriented treatments. He works with adults, adolescence, and children with a variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and addiction.
Julie Carlisle, MS, Doctoral Candidate in Psychology
Professional Highlights: Julie is currently completing her Doctorate of Psychology degree from California Southern University. She has a Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She has also worked with adolescents as a special education teacher for 10 years and a school counselor for 20 years.
Specialties: Julie works with children, adolescents, and adults. She implements primarily Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused approaches in therapy. She enjoys helping individuals with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, grief/loss, trauma, relationship problems, eating disorders, and academic and career concerns.
Adam McDonald, B.A., PhD Candidate in Counseling Psychology
Professional Highlights: Adam is currently completing his PhD in Counseling Psychology from Brigham Young University (BYU). He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in psychology from Southern Utah University. He previously worked at BYU’s Biofeedback Center helping clients learn and incorporate mindfulness and stress management techniques into their lives.
Specialties: Adam provides psychotherapy to individuals of all ages, groups, and couples. He practices primarily from an integrative evidence-based approach where he utilizes interpersonal, cognitive behavioral, and mindfulness-based treatments. He specializes in treating depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, bipolar, LGBTQ+ concerns, and relationship issues. He particularly enjoys and appreciates working with clients with diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
Rachel Terrazas, B.A., Masters Candidate in Mental Health Counseling
Professional Highlights: Rachel Terrazas is currently completing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. She has also earned a B.A. in Journalism with a Criminal Justice minor from California State University Long Beach. She has worked in residential treatment with adolescent males and has also been involved with Equine Therapy (helping clients have a therapeutic interaction with horses).
Specialties: Rachel works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. She provides an integrative approach, with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She focuses on creating a warm and empathic environment where her clients can share their struggles and find a support and ally. She has a holistic view toward healing and enjoys working with diverse social and cultural backgrounds. She enjoys helping those who experience, depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, life transitions challenges, and general unhappiness.
Morgan Christensen, BS, PhD Candidate in Counseling Psychology
Professional Highlights: Morgan is currently completing a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at BYU. She previously earned a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from BYU and worked as an elementary school teacher for over four years. She has experience working in mental health in both university and private settings. She also has a variety of experience in psychological testing and interpretation.
Specialities: Morgan works primarily with adolescents and adults with a variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and trauma. Her therapy approach is grounded in cognitive-behavior therapy, and includes elements of client-centered therapy, mindfulness, and developmentally oriented treatments. Morgan is passionate about working collaboratively with clients to help align treatment with clients’ personal beliefs and values.