Jen is a Ph.D. Candidate at Brigham Young University’s APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program. She received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in psychology from Brigham Young University.
“I am passionate about providing children, adolescents, and their families with the knowledge and tools they need to find relief from the difficulties they are experiencing and to thrive instead of simply survive. I am committed to providing evidence-based and multiculturally sensitive treatment to those with whom I work. Because of this, I am continually striving to improve my clinical skills and to share tools that have been shown to be most helpful for individuals and their families. I work primarily from a cognitive behavioral (CBT) framework; in addition, my training in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) allows me to incorporate skills that are designed to help individuals improve their relationship with their thoughts and feelings and practice values-based living.
I have worked at Alpine Pediatrics and the BYU Comprehensive Clinic providing therapy for children and adolescents with a wide variety of challenges, including difficulties with anxiety, OCD, ADHD, depression, and autism. I also received specialized training in treating OCD in children and adolescents while working at the BYU Comprehensive Clinic.
In addition to providing therapy for the past two years, I have received training and provided assessments for individuals in the community, including testing for ADHD, intellectual, achievement, and other emotional or behavioral concerns. While working at Alpine Pediatrics and briefly at Timpanogos Assessment and Psychological Services, I also received specialized training in providing autism assessments for children, adolescents, and young adults.
I strive to find balance and to practice values-based living in my own life as well. I love to learn and to improve myself. In my free time, I can often be found reading, rock climbing, hiking, meditating, or playing the piano. I especially love doing these things with my family and am continually working to be fully present in each moment–both in therapy and in my personal life.”