Shannon Anderson, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School


Area of Expertise:
• Community-based outcome research
• Clinical administration
• Mental health assessment and treatment
• Chronic Mental Illness
• Couple, Family, and Child Therapy
• Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy
• Treatment of Trauma-based Disorders
• Psychopharmacology
• Clinical education

• Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
• M.S., Brigham Young University
• B.S., Brigham Young University

• Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Utah
• National Certified Counselor

Selected Publications:
• “Therapeutic implications of psychopharmacology: current trends and ethical issues,” Journal of Counseling and Development (2004)
• “A longitudinal study on the effects of premarital communication, relationship stability and self-esteem on sexual satisfaction in the first year of marriage,” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy (1998)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Faculty, University of Phoenix
• Clinical Director, Red Rock Canyon School
• Program Manager, Triple R Behavioral Health, Inc.
• Clinical Quality Manager, Magellan Healthcare of Arizona