Holly Grayson, LCSW
Holly's undergraduate education was at both Brigham Young University and the University of Utah resulting in the award of a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from the University of Utah. Her graduate education was at Saybrook Institute in San Francisco, CA with a major in clinical/health psychology with all course work completed with the exception of her dissertation (ABD), and the University of Utah School of Social Work resulting in the award of a Master's of Social Work. Her theoretical foundation is in the use of psychodynamic object relations theory. She uses this for case formulation and uses different theoretical interventions as needed during treatment such as Transpersonal, Jungian, Sand Tray, Gestalt, Mindfulness, Rogerian, Existential, Women's Perspective, etc. She has training and experience using assessment instruments for depression, substance abuse, mental health, trauma including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, (PTSD) and domestic violence. She is also trained and has experience in various therapy interventions such as Alternative Mind Body Healing methods, which deal with various cultures and alternative methods of healing within those cultures, Emotion Focused Therapy, (EFT); Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (CBT); Dialectic Behavior Therapy, (DBT;) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, (EMDR); Motivational Interviewing (MI); Couple /Marriage Therapy; Mindfulness Therapy; Sand Tray Therapy; Domestic Violence Treatment (DV); and Substance Abuse Treatment, (SA). She has experience working with children as young as five years of age and up to 80 year old adults as well as with individuals, couples, families, and groups. This includes working with LGBT individuals, couples, and families. Her specialities are the treatment of trauma which includes Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with non-military, active duty military and veterans, substance abuse treatment, domestic violence treatment, treatment of anxiety, eating disorders, and general mental health issues.