The School Psychology Program faculty includes full-time faculty from the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education (CPSE) and assigned faculty from the BYU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) who hold a joint appointment within the Department. Other licensed psychologists from campus and the community teach specialty classes as appropriate.
Full-time EdS 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. School Psychology Core Faculty. Psychometrics, assessment of psychopathology, child and adolescent psychotherapy, spirituality & psychotherapy, ethics. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gabrielsen, Terisa P., PhD, University of Utah, 2012. Associate Professor. School Psychology Program Coordinator, School Psychology Core Faculty. Autism, ADHD, interdisciplinary assessment and intervention, health care and education, gifted education. (email@example.com)
Smith, Timothy B., PhD, Utah State University, 1997. Professor. School Psychology Core Faculty. Multicultural psychology, spirituality, identity development, quality relationships. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Winters, Rebecca, PhD, Texas A & M University, 2017. Assistant Professor. School Psychology Core Faculty. English language learners with special needs.
Young, Ellie L., PhD, University of South Florida, 2001. Professor. Department Chair, School Psychology Core Faculty. Positive behavioral support in secondary settings, gender issues in education, self-concept. (email@example.com)
Joint Appointment Clinical Faculty - CPSE & CAPS
Griner, Derek, PhD, Brigham Young University, 2008. Associate Clinical Professor, SDS. 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, SDS. Individual and group psychotherapy, identity development, anxiety and depression, women's issues, diversity and multicultural issues, training and supervision. (email@example.com)
Nielsen, Lars, PhD, University of Washington, 1984. Clinical Professor and Psychologist, SDS. Individual and group psychotherapy, training and supervision, teaching, psychological and neuropsychological assessment teaching. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wheeler, Louise, PhD, Brigham Young University, 2017. Assistant Clinical Professor and Psychologist, SDS. Support group for students of color (Multicultural Forum), sexual trauma group, general process, anxiety group, clinical interest/expertise, multicultural and women’s issues, race-related stress, trauma, depression, anxiety, group therapy. (email@example.com).
Joint Appointment Clinical Faculty - CPSE & CITES
Caldarella, Paul, PhD, Utah State University, 1998. Professor. Licensed Psychologist (UT) and Utah Certified School Psychologist. Serves as the Executive Director of BYU Positive Behavior Support Initiative. (firstname.lastname@example.org)