Application Deadline:

November 15, 2020

 

Program Start Date:

August 2021

 

Check with your primary site supervisor for your specific start date​

 

Interview Notification Deadline:

December 11, 2020

 

Interview Dates:

First and second weeks of January, 2021

 

Contacting UT-PIC

Questions regarding the application or interview process may be directed to the Program Director, Dr. Cathie Fox (cathie.fox@imail.org).

Cathie Fox, Ph.D. - Program Director

Dr. Cathie Fox is a clinical psychologist who works as a regional clinical lead for Intermountain Healthcare’s mental health integration program. She mentors primary care providers, mental health clinicians and clinic staff in providing team based care at primary care clinics. 


She has more than 20 years of experience providing therapy, assessment, and consultative services to patients of all ages with a specialty in treating adolescents and families. She has served on the Intermountain MHI Development Committee and the Primary Children’s Ethics Committee. She is on the executive board for the Utah Psychological Association and the Utah representative to the American Psychological Association Council of Representatives. Prior to her current role, Dr. Fox was the program director for Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital adolescent residential and day treatment programs. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Utah clinical psychology program.

Intermountain Healthcare

Garyn Gulbranson, Ph.D. - Primary Supervisor

Dr. Garyn Gulbranson is the current Director of the Dixie State Booth Wellness Center. He earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the Pacific University School of Professional Psychology and completed his doctoral internship at the University of Kansas Counseling and Psychological Services. Dr. Gulbranson completed an additional post-doctoral year at Colorado State University’s Health Network, including post-hospitalization specialty services. Most recently Dr. Gulbranson worked as staff psychologist and as the Group Coordinator at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Gulbranson is passionate supervisor, educator and psychologist who works from a number of different treatment modalities including Dialectical and Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and group therapies.

Dixie State University Booth Wellness Center

Kirt Cundick, Ph.D. - Primary Supervisor

Dr Cundick is currently the outgoing President of the Utah Psychological Association and previously served as President and as a member-at large on the UPA board of directors. For the past several years he has been practicing at the Sevier Valley Hospital in rural Richfield, Utah – a primary medical care clinic in a hospital that serves an unusually large geographic catchment area, where he serves as site supervisor for the Utah Psychology Internship Consortium. 


Dr Cundick graduated from the Counseling Psychology doctoral program at the University of Utah.  He worked ten years in community mental health centers (split between Valley Mental Health and Davis Behavioral Health) primarily with children, families, and parents. He spent several years at Valley Mental Health in a specialty position providing comprehensive mental health assessments and serving as a liaison with the Division of Child and Family Services during the period Utah was being monitored by the Court to ensure compliance with the David C. lawsuit settlement agreement. While working at Valley Mental Health he co-developed a parenting course curriculum for parents of oppositional and defiant children that he continues to offer to the local community. 


Dr. Cundick also spent nearly a decade performing psychological on-site testing for a group serving clients in various treatment settings, several years as a health integration psychologist at Hill Air Force Base, and maintained a solo independent practice in Layton for four years. He has provided clinical supervision services for practicum students from BYU Counseling and Clinical programs and postdoctoral residents. As a graduate student he worked on projects in medical informatics and program development, health psychology, health care quality assurance, and as an undergraduate spent time in a rat lab. Dr Cundick views himself as a generalist practitioner. He has received specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Functional Family Therapy.

Intermountain Healthcare Sevier Valley Clinic

Paul Staheli, Psy.D. - Primary Supervisor

Paul Staheli, Psy.D.  a St. George, Utah native returned to work in his hometown after obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Alliant University in Fresno, Ca. 


He has worked at Southwest Behavioral Health Center in St. George, UT. as a clinical psychologist for the past twenty three years.  He provides  treatment services including psychological assessment, Individual, family and group therapy using a variety of modalities such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational interviewing, Moral Reconation Therapy, and Functional Family Therapy. He also goes to the local schools to work with middle and high school students.  He speaks fluent Spanish. 


When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his family in Southern Utah's amazing outdoors.

Southwest Behavioral Health Center

Brett Pearce, Psy.D. - Primary Supervisor

Dr. Brett Pearce is a Utah native but has lived in Oregon and Illinois. He identifies primarily as a child psychologist and has a passion for diagnostic and therapeutic work with troubled kids and teenagers. He has particular expertise in the areas of Autism assessment, treatment of anxiety and depression in children, severe mental illness in childhood, and the use of non-coercive behavioral management methods.

Valley Behavioral Health

Elizabeth Albertsen, Psy.D. - Primary Supervisor

Liz provides psychological evaluation including risk assessment, disability, fitness for duty, parenting, and mental health. Past work with Valley Behavioral Health includes development of  Valley Victim Services domestic violence shelter and victim advocate program in Tooele County as a member program of the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition; Domestic Violence Attending Clinician providing and overseeing services for victims and offenders of domestic violence; Clinical Supervisor of the Forensic Clinic for court-ordered assessment and treatment for people with severe psychiatric and  substance use disorders; Coordinator of the Women’s Intensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorders Treatment Program; and Prevention Services Coordinator for Valley’s prevention services in Salt Lake County. 


Liz served in leadership roles for several years with the Utah Association for Domestic Violence Treatment (UADVT) and as an invited member of the Utah Domestic Violence Offender Taskforce. Liz is licensed as a psychologist in Utah. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Wright Institute in Berkley, California, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Walla Walla University in Washington state. Liz enjoys time with her family and dog, including team sports and board games.

Valley Behavioral Health

Training Committee Supervisors, AHEC staff, and Interns

Consortium Faculty

Application Deadline:

November 15, 2020

 

Program Start Date:

August 2021

 

Check with your primary site supervisor for your specific start date​

 

Interview Notification Deadline:

December 11, 2020

 

Interview Dates:

First and second weeks of January, 2021

 

Contacting UT-PIC

Questions regarding the application or interview process may be directed to the Program Director, Dr. Cathie Fox (cathie.fox@imail.org).