Michael Whitehead, Ph.D.
Dr. Whitehead received his B.S. in Marriage, Family, and Human Development from Brigham Young University in 2007, his M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brigham Young University in 2009, and his Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Michigan State University in 2016. The combination of studying child development and training in Marriage and Family Therapy help give Dr. Whitehead a unique view of the family, and how problems develop and are treated. He primarily works with the whole family to find solutions to problems that are manifesting in one or more of the family members. In addition to helping families resolve their concerns, Michael enjoys teaching classes on topics ranging from: couple communication, emotion coaching, child-directed play, parent empowerment, and strengthening marriages.
S. Van Parker, M.Ed.
Van has a thirty year career of supporting and guiding people with social and emotional challenges. He has served for fifteen years as a school counselor where he continues to provide group and individual counseling and skills training to fourth and fifth graders. Among his other accomplishments he is certified in CPR, and has been a Licensed Habilitative Interventionist, Developmental Specialist, and Licensed Intensive Behavior Interventionist. Outside of his career, he is a father and grandfather, avid soccer fan and an outdoor enthusiast. He enjoys traveling with his wife of thirty-three years, where cruising is their passion.
Valerie has over six years of billing and customer service experience. She has worked in field accounting for Snowbasin Ski Resort in Utah, and Xanterra Travel Collection in Yellowstone National Park. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Economics from Utah State University in 2007. She also enjoys writing, sewing, and going on roadtrips with her husband and children.