Dusty is a doctoral student pursuing a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Northern Arizona University. Originally from Arizona, he temporarily lived in Washington state, where he received a Bachelor of Science in psychology at Western Washington University. Dusty’s experience includes individual, couples, and group services for a diverse array of children, adolescents, and adults struggling with major depression, substance use, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and autism. Dusty has recently completed clinical training at the Erickson Clinic, an outpatient community mental health clinic, with Southwest Behavioral and Health Services. Additionally, he is currently researching the effect of poverty on mental health.
When not engaged in clinical work, Dusty enjoys playing guitar, writing music, reading, swimming, and spending time with his family and pets.