Terisa Gabrielsen, PhD


Dr. Gabrielsen is an Associate Professor of School Psychology in the Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education in the McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University and licensed psychologist in Utah. She received her MS and PhD in School Psychology from the University of Utah, where she began her career as an autism clinician and researcher.

She was a URLEND autism trainee, completing both Core and Autism tracks. She was as a school psychologist intern in Davis School District in Utah in elementary and secondary schools and on the autism and traumatic brain injury teams. As an intern at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (APA accredited), she worked in Feeding, Sleep, ADHD/Behavior, and Family Stress and Illness clinics in addition to the Regional Autism Center (RAC) and the Center for Autism Research (CAR), where she also completed her post-doctoral fellowship. She was also a LEND trainee at CHOP.

Since her return to Utah, she has focused on early identification of autism, social skills for adolescents with autism, females with autism, and building community capacity for autism services throughout the URLEND regions.

Brigham Young University

McKay School of Education

Dept of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education