Whitni is a therapist for youth at both the Mountain View and Lakeview campuses. Her warmth and empathetic stance are the hallmark of her work. She works well within teams and values building connections with others. Her greatest hope is to be a positive role model for students and create a safe space for them where they can be themselves and work through life’s difficulties.
Whitni completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Westminster College and earned her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, CACREP accredited program, from their as well. She is trained in psychoeducational/process groups, CBT therapy, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria, general assessment, suicide assessment, and mental status exams. She has also received certification from Columbia-Suicide Prevention Summit Training.
Whitni’s career began when she interned at the Utah State Hospital providing recreational activities with patients. She also worked as a residential coach at a youth residential treatment center in Southern Utah. She has been the Editorial Assistant for the Journal of Therapeutic Schools and Programs with a focus on scholarly articles for wilderness, residential, and therapeutic boarding school programs. She also worked on the substance abuse team as a student therapist where she facilitated group sessions for underserved youth and young adults.
Whitni is a big sports fan and loves the outdoors. She played collegiate basketball and has coached at the high school and collegiate level. She was born and raised in a small, rural community and participated in all the fun and activities that lifestyle provided. She enjoys riding horses, playing and watching basketball, boating at Lake Powell, running, and spending time with her husband and family.
- CBT Trained
- Psychoeducational/Process Trained