The Counseling Psychology program core faculty include full-time faculty from the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education and assigned faculty from the BYU Counseling and Career Center who hold a joint appointment with CPSE. Other licensed psychologists from campus and the community teach specialty classes as appropriate.
Full-time PhD Core Faculty - CPSE
Allen, G. E. Kawika, PhD, University of Missouri, 2011. Assistant Professor. Multicultural psychology, counseling/psychotherapy process and outcome, religiosity/spirituality, psychological well-being/adjustment, specifically among Polynesians. (email@example.com)
Fischer, Lane, PhD, University of Minnesota, 1991. Associate Professor. Adoption and foster care, school psychology, child and adolescent psychotherapy, ethics in counseling psychology. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gabrielsen, Terisa P., PhD, University of Utah, 2012. Associate Professor. School Psychology Core Faculty. Autism, ADHD, interdisciplinary assessment and intervention, health care and education, gifted education. (email@example.com)
Hansen, Kristin L., PhD, Loyola University Chicago, 2000. Associate Professor. Psychotherapy Process and Outcome, Religiosity/Spirituality, Emotion Regulation, Mindfulness, Moral Agency and Counseling Philosophy and Theories. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Smith, Timothy B., PhD, Utah State University, 1997. Professor. Family psychology, human trafficking prevention, faith and spirituality, social and health psychology, quality relationships. (email@example.com)
Joint Appointment - Clinical Faculty
Griner, Derek, PhD, Brigham Young University, 2008. Assistant Clinical Professor, CAPS. Individual and group psychotherapy, couples counseling, multicultural counseling, supervision, disability service. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Hansen, Kristina, PhD, Brigham Young University, 2012. Associate Clinical Professor, CAPS. Individual and group psychotherapy, training and supervision, theory and philosophy of counseling, issues of power and privilege. (email@example.com)
Nielsen, Lars, PhD, University of Washington, 1984. Clinical Professor, CAPS. Practice-oriented psychotherapy outcome research, spirituality and psychotherapy outcomes, links between theories of psychotherapy and psychotherapy practice—specific interventions and general psychotherapeutic factors (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Wheeler, Louise, PhD, Brigham Young University, 2017. Assistant Clinical Professor, CAPS. Multicultural counseling, race related stress and racial trauma, sexual trauma, group psychotherapy. (email@example.com).