DR. ALICIA HENDERSON
Alicia Henderson completed the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at Brigham Young University.
Alicia specializes in working with a variety of issues with children, adolescents and adults,
especially OCD and other anxiety related issues. She completed a capstone internship through
Primary Children’s Medical Center. There she worked at a rotation on the residential and day
treatment behavioral health unit, where she engaged in individual, group and family therapy
and completed psychological evaluations. She also completed a rotation in an outpatient clinic
doing psychotherapy with children and adolescents and completing psychoeducational
assessments. She also completed a mini-rotation in the oncology/hematology and bone
marrow transplant unit where she completed developmental and psychological assessments for
infants and children undergoing bone marrow transplants and cancer treatments. Throughout
the internship she engaged in extensive training in family therapy and participated in many
multidisciplinary case consultations.
Additionally, Alicia has worked with families of high conflict divorce for several years, including
supervision, facilitating exchanges, divorce education, intake interviews, and providing other
therapeutic services. She has also conducted assessments for youth and adults, in elementary
school, university and clinical settings for autism, learning disorders, attention-
deficit/hyperactive disorder, behavioral disorders, and other mental health disorders. She has
also worked in elementary schools with students and teachers. Further, Alicia has assisted with
dialectical behavioral therapy groups at the Utah State Hospital.
Alicia has also been involved in extensive research on variables that effect children’s
and adolescent’s outcomes in treatment, including parenting skills and parental social
support. She has also assisted with research on autism. Lastly, she has taught several
undergraduate psychology courses at Brigham Young University, including child
psychopathology, child development and abnormal psychology.