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 Core Faculty (CPSE Department)
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. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fischer, Lane, PhD, University of Minnesota, 1991. Associate Professor. Adoption and foster care, school psychology, child and adolescent psychotherapy, ethics in counseling psychology. (email@example.com)
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. (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 (CPSE Department and CCC) Core Clinical Faculty
Griner, Derek, PhD, Brigham Young University, 2008. Assistant Clinical Professor. 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. 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. Practice-oriented psychotherapy outome research, spirituality and psychotherapy outcomes, links between theories of psychotherapy and psychotherapy practice—specific interventions and general psychotherapeutic factors (firstname.lastname@example.org).