Kristin Stanley is a certified social worker who received degrees from BYU and UVU before completing her Master of Social Work from the University of Utah. She enjoys doing a variety of therapy, her emphasis is medical social work. Kristin is passionate about helping those who are dealing with physical problems or life stresses to feel better both body and mind. With physical illness comes mental stress. Eating disorders are an example of the tight connection between the two. Kristin uses CBT, DBT, and grief therapy techniques with a wide range of clients and issues. She works with those who often feel marginalized by society, particularly around issues of gender and sexual identity.
Anxiety and depression often lead to self-limiting behaviors and thoughts. She has a passion for helping people to accept themselves while working on improvement at the same time and knows this can be a delicate balance. She works with clients to help them find the answers to their own problems.
Kristin has been an instructor at UVU since 2014. She has taught human development and sexuality courses along with others and has an understanding that there are unique opportunities for growth and struggles at any age or stage of life we might be in.
Kristin is married with four kids who are all grown. Outside of work, she likes to exercise, read, watch movies, play games and go on vacations with her family.
Seeing clients in Pleasant Grove, Spanish Fork and via telehealth.