Adaleen (Adie) has been with Uinta Academy since December of 2006. Adie obtained dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and Family Human Development from Utah State University in Logan, Utah. She received her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in Santa Barbara, California. Adie’s education was highly experiential and focused in Marriage, Family, and Multi-cultural therapeutic practices.
Adie has worked in a variety of Mental Health settings. She began as a direct care counselor in a residential treatment center working with young women. While in Santa Barbara she worked as a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist for severely mentally ill adults and adolescents. Adie also worked as a dual diagnosis specialist for a prominent LGBTQ organization in Santa Barbara, California. She was a therapist for the Girls Inc. Counseling Center, where she worked with young girls and their families. She also helped develop new methods of testing Bi-Polar clients in her work with a psychologist in private practice.
Adie was also a research associate in the Cache County Study on Memory and Aging, a cooperative study with Utah State University, Duke University, and John Hopkins University. Adie has experience in treating Mood Disorders, Non-verbal Learning Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorders, PTSD, Complex Trauma, Psychosis, Bi-Polar Disorder, Sexual Abuse, Attachment Disorders, and Substance Use/Abuse. She uses a wide range of treatment modalities including: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Gestalt techniques, Motivational Interviewing, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), SMART recovery, and Structural Family Therapy. Adie is also trained in (EMDR) Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing.
Adie enjoys cooking, crafting, skiing, and most of all spending time with her family.