Tom Golightly, PhD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 06/17/2022

Thomas Golightly, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Counseling & Psychological Services

Brigham Young University

1500 WSC

Provo, UT 84602

(801) 422-3035, phone

(801) 422-0173, fax

[email protected]

 

LICENSURE & EDUCATION

 

Licensed Psychologist              Utah (7101757-2501), Obtained in 2009

Ph.D.                                          Brigham Young University

                                          Counseling Psychology                                                       

                                          APA Accredited

                                          Degree Awarded: 2007

             

                                          Internship: Texas A&M University

                                          Student Counseling Service             

                                          APA Accredited

 

M.S.                                           Brigham Young University

School and Counseling Psychology                                                       

                                          NASP and CACREP Accredited

                                          Degree Awarded: 2002

                           

B.A.                                          The University of Arizona

                                          Major 1: Psychology; Major 2: Italian                                         

                                          Summa cum Laude

                                          Degree Awarded: 2000

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

 

Clinical Professor, Assistant Director – Athletics             

(August 2019-present)               Brigham Young University, Counseling and Psychological Services, Provo, UT

Duties include providing individual, couples and group therapy for university students including emergency/crisis coverage, intake sessions and coordinating outreach/preventive programming presentations and large scale promotional activities for Counseling and Psychological Services. Primary duties also include clinical supervision, leader of clinical treatment team, teaching Student Development courses, liaison with various campus organizations and serving on CAPS committees.  

 

Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Outreach Coordinator, Associate Clinical Director             

(August 2008-August 2019)               Brigham Young University, Counseling and Psychological Services, Provo, UT

Duties include providing individual, couples and group therapy for university students including emergency/crisis coverage, intake sessions and coordinating outreach/preventive programming presentations and large scale promotional activities for Counseling and Psychological Services. Primary duties also include clinical supervision, leader of clinical treatment team, teaching Student Development courses, liaison with various campus organizations and serving on CAPS committees.  

 

Staff Psychologist, Outreach Coordinator, Athletic Department Liaison

(August 2007-August 2008)               Texas Tech University, Student Counseling Center, Lubbock, TX

Duties included providing individual, couples and group therapy for university students, and coordinating outreach presentations and large scale promotional activities for the SCC. Other duties include organizing and chairing university-wide, inter-departmental planning committees for mental-health related campus events, working with the athletic department to enhance the referral process and serving as a liaison to the on-campus residence halls. 

 

Pre-Doctoral Intern                            Texas A&M University, Student Counseling Service, College Station, TX

(August 2006-July 2007)              Duties included providing individual, couples and group therapy for university students, and helping coordinate a volunteer crisis line of undergraduate student workers. Other duties include serving in Student Counseling Service committees. 

 

Psychology Extern                            Brigham Young University, Counseling and Career Center, Provo, UT

(August 2005-July 2006)              Duties included providing individual and group therapy for University students. Also provided individual supervision to practicum students.

 

Psychology Extern              Brigham Young University, Student-Athlete Academic Center, Provo, UT

(September 2002-July 2006)              Duties included providing individual treatment for intercollegiate student-athletes as well as career and academic counseling and assessment services.  Served as an instructor for Performance Psychology course designed for student-athletes. Also gained extensive experience working with athletes participating on several intercollegiate teams.

 

Psychology Practicum                            Brigham Young University, Counseling and Career Center, Provo, UT

(August 2002-July 2005)              Provided individual, couples and group therapy for University students. Provided career counseling and assessment services.  

 

Other Clinical Training Experiences:

School and Counseling Psychology Intern

                                                        Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind, Support Services, Salt Lake City, UT             

             

School and Counseling Psychology Practicum Student

                                                        Jordan School District, Oak Hollow Elementary, Draper, UT

 

School and Counseling Psychology Practicum Student

                                                        Utah Department of Corrections, Slate Canyon School, Springville, UT

                           

School and Counseling Psychology Practicum Student

Jordan School District, Brighton High School, Cottonwood Heights, UT

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Assistant Director – Athletics, Counseling and Psychological Services

(August 2016 – present)              Oversee psychological care for student-athletes in BYU Athletics as a member of the sports medicine team. Responsible for helping student-athletes seeking therapy to schedule intakes and deal with related transfers to therapists within CAPS. Manage other CAPS faculty and student therapists who work with student-athletes. Member of the Energy Availability (disordered eating) Treatment Team and Chair the Mental Wellness Committee in Athletics. Teach Performance Psychology Student Development Course and co-teach a Contemporary Issues for Student-athletes Health Course. Act as a resource to coaches of athletic teams on psychological wellness and prevention of mental illness. Regular consultations with academic advisors, coaches, administrators and trainers.

 

Associate Clinical Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

(June 2012 – August 2015) Duties include aiding the Clinical Director in managing CAPS clinicians as well as client flow through our center. Furthermore, we ensure that our clinic is running congruent to its stated mission and the mission of the university. I have specific responsibilities over crisis and after-hours interventions for each clinician in the center, maintaining and oversight over the consulting relationship CAPS has with BYU Residence Life, writing accommodation letters, monitoring our on-line intake paperwork for new clients and aiding client transfers between therapists.

 

Clinical Outreach Coordinator

(August 2008 – June 2012) Duties included coordinating outreach/preventive programming presentations and large scale promotional activities for Counseling and Psychological Services. I was also responsible for helping student therapists gain experience with preventive and outreach programming.

 

National Executive Experiences

(August 2007 – Present)              Founding Member, Association for University and College Counseling Center Outreach

              Board of Directors, Member, Association for University and College Counseling Center Outreach

                                          President, Association for University and College Counseling Center Outreach

                                          Research and Information Chair, Clinical Counseling Sport Psychology Association

                                          Member, NCAA Medical Waiver Task Force

                                          Member, NCAA Mental Health Expert Committee

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT

 

Performance Psychology

Student Development 247/214R. 2.0 credit hours. Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Winter/Fall 2010, Winter/Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Fall 2022

Exercise Science 203. 2.0 credit hours. Fall 2002, Winter 2003, Fall 2004, Winter/Fall 2005

 

Contemporary Issues for Student-athletes

Health Sciences 201. 2.0 credit hours. Winter/Fall 2014, Winter/Fall 2015, Winter/Fall 2016; Winter/Fall 2017, Winter/Fall 2018, Winter/Fall 2019, Fall 2020

 

Student Leadership Development

Student Development 358R. 2.0 credit hours. Fall 2009, Winter/Fall 2010, Winter/Fall 2011, Winter 2012

 

Career Exploration

Student Development 117. 2.0 credit hours. Fall 2008, Winter 2009, Winter 2013, Winter 2014

 

                            Learning Theory and Cognition

Counseling Psychology and Special Education 622. 3.0 Credit hours. Spring 2004. Co-taught with Ellie Young, Ph.D

 

                            Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Counseling Psychology and Special Education 715. 3.0 credit hours. Fall 2004. Assisted Marleen Williams, Ph.D.

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

Publications:

Golightly, T., Thorne, K., Iglesias, A., Huebner, E., Michaelson-Chmelir, T., Yang, J., & Greco, K. (2017). Outreach as Intervention: The evolution of outreach and preventive programming on college campuses. Psychological Services, 14(4), 451-460.

 

Jensen, D. R., Abbott, M. K., Beecher, M. E., Griner, D., Golightly, T. R., & Cannon, J. A. N. (2012).

Taking the pulse of the group: The utilization of practice-based evidence in group psychotherapy. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(4), 388-394.

 

Crook-Lyon, R. E., O’Grady, K. A., Smith, T. B., Jensen, D. R., Golightly, T., & Potkar, K. A. (2012). Addressing Religious and Spiritual Diversity in Graduate Training and Multicultural Education for Professional Psychologists. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 4(3), 169-181.

 

 

Invited Authorship:

Golightly, T. (2022). Developing Emotional Resilience throughout the Race of Life. The Liahona, 46(1), digital only.

 

Golightly, T., Woodland, S., Beecher, M., Griner, D., & Hunsaker, E. (2013). A Review and Discussion of the Efficacy of Evidence-based Practice in Group Psychotherapy. The American Group Psychotherapy Association Science to Service Task Force. www.agpa.org

 

Professional Presentations:

Golightly, T., Moran-Miller, K., Joshua, M., Garvin, M. (2022, February). Broadening Consultation Networks in the Field of Clinical Sports Psychology. Paper presented at the 2022 Annual Big Sky Conference. Big Sky, MT.

Garvin, M., Pasquariello, C., Corb, B., Golightly, T. (2022, February). Navigating Life as a Sport Psychologist: Ethics and culture of competing demands. Paper presented at the 2022 Annual Big Sky Conference. Big Sky, MT.

Golightly, T. (2021, September). Ethics of Letter Writing for Eligibility Exceptions. Paper presented at the 2021 Annual Big Sky Conference – Virtual Series.

Golightly, T. (2021, July). The Role of the Licensed Mental Health Professional in Concussion Recovery. In Symposium, “Multidisciplinary Treatment Team for Concussion,” moderated by Campbell, D. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Intermountain Healthcare Concussion Conference, Provo, UT.

Golightly, T. (2021, July). Psychological Treatment of Emotional/Psychosocial Symptoms Related to Sport Concussion. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Intermountain Healthcare Concussion Conference, Provo, UT.

Golightly, T., Haugen, E., Moran-Miller, K., Joshua, M., Garvin, M., Force, E. (2021, April). Ethics Sesh: 2020 CCSPA Salary and Position Survey - Burnout and Boundaries. Paper presented at the 2021 Annual Big Sky Conference – Virtual Series.

Golightly, T. (2020, December). Prevention and Clinical Treatment of Psychological Issues. In Symposium, “Mental Health Issues Facing College Athletes,” moderated by Coonan, D. Paper presented at the Eastern Colleges Athletic Conference Annual Convention, New York.

Golightly, T., Kirtley, N., Bell, T., Woods, B., & Haskel, B. (2020, August). The Use of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological Symptoms-Screen (CCAPS-Screen) with Intercollegiate Student-athletes. In Symposium, “Mental Health Screening Procedures Across NCAA Division I Institutions,” moderated by Auerbach, A. Paper presented at The Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Golightly, T. (2020, January). Clinical Sport Psychology Services Provided in Counseling Centers. In Symposium, “Showcases of Models of Care,” moderated by Tebbe, C. Paper presented at the National Collegiate Athletic Association/Pacific 12 Athletic Conference Student-Athlete Mental Health Summit. Los Angeles, CA.

Nicholson, J., & Golightly, T. (2020, January). What about me? Boundaries and Self-care for Professionals. In Clinical Issues Session “When Bad Things Happen,” moderated by Carter, J. Paper presented at Clinical/Counseling Sport Psychology Association Annual Conference. Big Sky, MT.

Golightly, T. (November, 2019). Treatment Issues with College Students at Faith-based Institutions. Paper presented at the Oklahoma Interns Seminar Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.

Golightly, T. (January, 2019). Psychology-related Positions and Salaries working with Student-athletes at Universities and Colleges in the U.S. Paper presented at Annual Big Sky Sports Medicine/Sport Psychology Conference, Big Sky, MT.

Golightly, T., Haskel, B., Kirtley, N., Norseth, C., Bullock, M., & Doerr, C. (January, 2019). Are you open to a little feedback?: Assessment & gathering of the client voice to improve therapy outcomes and service delivery. Paper presented at Annual Big Sky Sports Medicine/Sport Psychology Conference, Big Sky, MT.

Martin, K., Michaelson-Chmelir, T., Lennon, E., & Golightly, T. (June, 2018). Managing your Career while Nuturing your Family: #thestruggleisreal. Paper presented at the 11th Annual National Outreach Conference for Counseling Centers, Eugene, OR.

Golightly, T., Cattani, K., & Valentine, J. (June, 2017). Jamming with Other Rock Stars on Campus: A multi-disciplinary approach to affect culture change in a campus community. Paper presented at the 10th Annual National Outreach Conference for Counseling Centers, Ann Arbor, MI.

Norseth, C., Boyd, K. C., Golightly, T. (2017 April). Depressive Symptoms and Attitudes toward Professional Help-Seeking in College Student-Athletes. Poster presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

Kaiser, D., Golightly, T., & Munguia, E. (March, 2017). Academic Accommodations for the Student-athlete with TBI. Plenary Session at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium, Denver, CO.

 

Golightly, T. (June, 2016). Current Directions in Counseling Center Outreach. Plenary Session at the 9th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers, Columbus, OH.

 

Golightly, T., & Jensen, D. (June, 2015). Academic Courses as Outreach: Teaching as a model of outreach delivery. Paper presented at the 8th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers.

 

Golightly, T. (June, 2015). Current Directions in Counseling Center Outreach. Plenary Session at the 8th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Bingham, J., Cox, J., Golightly, T., Bell, A., Spencer, T. & Carlock, T. (June, 2015). Mentoring the Outreach Professional through a Peer-educator Group. Paper presented at the 8th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Golightly, T., Wimbish, T., & Bingham, J. (November, 2014). Redefining the Purpose of Outreach: Outreach as clinical intervention. Paper presented at the Annual Utah University & College Counseling Center Conference, Park City, UT.

 

Golightly, T., Cox, J. Jensen, D., Carlock, T., & McCall, A. (November, 2014). Looking for Alternative Screening Measures for Use on National Depression Screening Day. Poster presented at the Annual Utah University & College Counseling Center Conference, Park City, UT.

 

Golightly, T. & Bingham, J. (2014, June) Recruiting and Sustaining Members of Your Outreach Community:
How to Establish and Keep Effective Liaison Relationships. Paper presented at the 7th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers, Burlington, VT.

 

Golightly, T. (2014, June). Current Directions in Counseling Center Outreach. Plenary Session at the 7th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers, Burlington, VT.

 

Golightly, T., Wimbish, T., Bingham, J., LaFollette, A., & McCall, A. (2013, November). Beyond the Info. Table: Creative programming for your outreach agenda. Paper presented at the Annual Utah University & College Counseling Centers Conference, Park City, UT.

 

Golightly, T. (2013, August). Introduction to Practice-based Evidence and the Group Questionnaire. In R. Gleave (Moderator). Practice-Based Evidence in Group Psychotherapy – Responding to Client and Group Process. Paper presented as part of a panel at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Cattani, K., Beecher, M., & Golightly, T. (2013, August). Letting the Client’s Voice Guide Practice Management. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Golightly, T., Cattani, K., Jones, M., & Valentine, L. (2013, June). To Study or not to Study?: The use of empirical evidence to support and create outreach programming. Paper presented at the 6th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers, Gainesville, FL.

Cattani, K., Valentine, L., Jones, M., & Golightly, T. (2013, March). Voices of Courage in the Prevention of Gender-based Violence. Paper presented at the 38th Annual National Conference for the Association of Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.

Golightly, T. (2012, December). The Role of the Psychologist on the Sports Medicine Team. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Utah Athletic Trainers Association, Layton, UT.

Golightly, T. & Woodland, S. C. (2012, March). Small-group treatments: Implications for evidence-based practice.  Paper presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, New York.

Golightly, T., Abbott, K., Cannon, J., Griner, D., Beecher, M., Burlingame, G., Gleave, R., & Jensen, D. (2012, March). Experiencing a Practice-Based Evidence Group: It’s even less scary than before. All-day course for the National Registry of Group Psychotherapists presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, New York.

 

Golightly, T. (2011, August). Academic Self-efficacy in Navajo High School Students. Invited paper presentation at the Education and Research Conference held by the Department of Dine’ Education, Window Rock, AZ.

 

Golightly, T., Jensen, D., & Beecher, M.  (2011, August). Learning by Doing---A Group Experience Illustrating Practice-Based Evidence. In R. Gleave (Moderator). Practice-Based Evidence in a University Counseling Center: The Real World Application of Science. Paper presented as part of a panel at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Jensen, D., Golightly, T., & Beecher, M. (2011, August). Learning by Doing---A Group Experience Illustrating Practice-Based Evidence. In R. Gleave (Moderator). Practice-Based Evidence: The integration of measurement into group practice. Paper presented as part of a panel at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Jensen, D., Beecher, M., Golightly, T., Page, N., Read, J., Hooper, T., Johnson, M., & Katzenbach, J. (2011, July). Questioning the answers: Client perspectives on practice-based evidence. In S. Nielsen (Moderator), Stages on the way to implementing empirically validated practice at a large outpatient treatment facility. Paper presented as part of a panel at the 42nd International Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Bern, Switzerland.

 

Leavitt, L., Hutchinson, K., Adams, M., & Golightly, T. (2011, June). Creating Active, Involved Liaison Relationships with Residence Life. Paper presented at the 4th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers. Park City, UT.

 

Golightly, T., Pedersen, T., & Jensen, D. (2011, June). Using University-Accredited Courses to Enhance Outreach Programming. Paper presented at the 4th Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers. Park City, UT.

 

Jensen, D., Read, J., Page, N., Johnson, M., Hooper, T., Golightly, T., & Beecher, M. (2011, April). Investigating Client Perspectives on Routine Outcome Measures in a University Counseling Center. Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association 2011 Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Hansen, B., Pedersen, T., Golightly, T., & Okiishi, J. (2011, April). An Empirical Investigation of National Depression Screening Day. Paper presented at the annual conference for the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Golightly, T., Beecher, M., Burlingame, G., Gleave, R., & Jensen, D. (2011, March). Experiencing a Practice-Based Evidence Group: It’s even less scary than before. All-day course for the National Registry of Group Psychotherapists presented at the 68th Annual Conference of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, New York.

 

Golightly, T., Beecher, M., Rosefelt, S., Burlingame, G., Jensen, D., & Gleave, R. (2011, February). OQ Measures: Demonstration of a software solution for informing clinical practice with outcome and process data. Paper presented as a training at the Joint Board Leadership Meeting of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, New York, NY.

Page, N., Hooper, T., Read, J., Katzenbach, J., Golightly, T., Jensen, D., & Beecher, M. (2010, October). What do Clients Think?: Client perspectives on data gathering. Paper presented at the Fall Convention of the Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists, Salt Lake City, UT. 

 

Pedersen, T., Golightly, T., & Okiishi, J. (2010, August). National Depression Screening Day: Empirical Findings. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Golightly, T., Jensen, D., Page, N., Katzenbach, J., Beecher, M., Wade, A., & Whicker, J. (2010, March). The client’s perspective: Data-gathering efforts in the CCC. Paper presented to the BYU Counseling and Career Center, Provo, UT.

 

Golightly, T., & Estanol, E. (2010, February). The Use of Positive Psychology with Student-athletes: Relevance for clinical and performance enhancement activities. Paper Presented at Big Sky Sports Psychology Retreat: Student-Athlete Psychological Issues, Big Sky, MT.

 

Page, N., Golightly, T., Jensen, D., Beecher, M., Katzenbach, J., Queiroz, B., Larsen, C., & Roby, B. (2009, November). Counseling Center Client Attitudes about Change: Focus group discussions about experiences in therapy and participating in outcome research. Poster presented at the annual Utah Counseling Centers Conference, Park City, UT.

 

Whicker, J., Katzenbach, J., Golightly, T., Jensen, D. (2009, October). Well-being in Mental Health Care: Recovery and positive psychology-integrating the models. Paper presented at the Utah Society for Psychotherapy Research Regional Meeting, Orem, UT.

 

Queiroz, B., Page, N., Jensen, D., Katzenbach, J., Golightly, T., Beecher, M., & Greaves, A. (2009, October). Exploring the applicability of the recovery components in a university counseling center. Paper presented at the Utah Society for Psychotherapy Research Regional Meeting, Orem, UT.

 

Crook-Lyon, R., Smith, T., O’Grady, K., Potkar, K., Jensen, D., & Golightly, T. (2009, October). Inclusion of Spiritual and Religious Issues in Multicultural Components of Counselor Education. Poser presented at the Utah Society for Psychotherapy Research Regional Meeting, Orem, UT.

 

Golightly, T., Okiishi, J., & Pedersen, T. (2009, June). Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?: The clinical impact of National Depression Screening Day. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers. Ann Arbor, MI.

 

Jensen, D., Beecher, M., Burlingame, G., Gleave, R., Wade, A., Golightly, T. (2009, April). Science to Service: Evidence-based group practice in the CCC. Paper presented to the BYU CCC, Provo, UT.

 

Golightly, T., & Lynn Q. L. (2009, February). Using Spirituality in Counseling with Student Athletes. Paper Presented at an annual meeting of those providing Psychological Health Care with Student Athletes: Counseling, assessment and programming issues, Big Sky, MT.

 

Golightly, T. (2008, May). Feed Your Body and Soul Week: Innovating programming for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Paper Presented at the First Annual National Outreach Conference for College Counseling Centers. Ann Arbor, MI.

 

Golightly, T. (2008, May) Issues to consider when counseling with intercollegiate student-athletes. Paper presented at the Annual Texas University Counseling Centers’ Interns Conference, Lubbock, TX.

 

Crook-Lyon, R., O’Grady, K.A., Smith, T.B., Jensen, D. R., & Golightly, T. (2008, March). Addressing Religious and Spiritual Diversity in Professional Training: A survey regarding inclusion in multicultural education. Paper presented at the Annual International Counseling Psychology Conference, Chicago IL.

 

Chamberlain, R., & Golightly, T. (2008, February). Working with seriously injured athletes: therapeutic issues and considerations.  Big Sky Sports Psychology Retreat: Student-Athlete Psychological Issues, Big Sky, MT.

 

Golightly, T., Smith, S.A., & Jackson, A.P. (2007, August). Defining the Components of Academic Self-efficacy in Navajo American Indian High School Students.  Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

Golightly, T. & Jensen, D. (2005, August). Issues to consider when counseling with intercollegiate student-athletes. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Crook-Lyon, R., Smith, T.B., O’Grady, K.A., Jensen, D.R., & Golightly, T. (2005, August). Addressing Religious and Spiritual Diversity in Professional Training: A survey regarding inclusion in multicultural education.  Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Golightly, T. (2005, April). Issues to consider when counseling with intercollegiate student-athletes.  Poster session presented at the semi-annual convention of the Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists, Salt Lake City, UT. 

 

Golightly, T. (2004, May). Helping athletes and athletic teams cope with death, loss and injury. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Utah Athletic Trainers’ Association, Provo, UT.

 

Wu, T., Golightly, T., Shine-Murdoch, R., & Shapiro, D. (1999, August). Comparison of directive and non-directive counseling methods of primary care physicians for contemplative and pre-contemplative smokers. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

 

Dissertation:

Golightly, T.R. (2007). Defining the Components of Academic Self-efficacy in Navajo American Indian High School Students. Dissertation Abstracts International, 67 (12), 120A. (DAI No. AAT 3246755)

 

 

OUTREACH & CONSULTATION EXPERIENCE

 

Liaison/Consultation Relationships:

Brigham Young University

Department of Athletics (2014 – present)

Oversee psychological care for student-athletes in BYU Athletics as a member of the sports medicine team. Responsible for helping student-athletes seeking therapy to schedule intakes and deal with related transfers to therapists within CAPS. Manage other CAPS faculty and student therapists who work with student-athletes. Member of the Energy Availability (disordered eating) Treatment Team and Chair the Mental Wellness Committee in Athletics. Teach Performance Psychology Student Development Course and co-teach a Contemporary Issues for Student-athletes Health Course. Act as a resource to coaches of athletic teams on psychological wellness and prevention of mental illness. Regular consultations with academic advisors, coaches, administrators and trainers.

 

Residence Life-Heritage Halls (2009-2012)

Build relationships with Hall Advisors, Area Coordinators and other Housing Administrators to train and support Resident Assistants in Heritage Halls. Teach Student Leadership Development course for Resident Assistants. Maintain 5 hours a week for consultation with Resident Assistants and Hall Advisors for help with difficult residents.

 

College of Fine Arts and Communications (2012 – 2014)

Work with academic advisors and consult about any questions they might have about students experiencing psychological difficulty.

 

BYU 21st Stake (2008-2010)

Work with priesthood leadership on this stake. Given general information presentations to stake-level leaders and conduct phone consultations to bishops of wards in this Stake.

 

Texas Tech University

              Department of Athletics

Main duties included building relationships with referral sourcesacademic advisors, trainers, coaches and administrators. Presented on many topics to student-athletes throughout the year. Was involved with initial crisis intervention response for critical events throughout the year. Worked as a team psychologist for several intercollegiate athletic teams.

Residence Life

Build relationships with staff in residence halls. Consultation with Resident Assistants and Area Coordinators. Made on-site crisis intervention visits as needed. Helped with programming for first-year student transition to the university.

 

Large Event Coordination:

Brigham Young University             

Depression Screening Day

(October, 2008; 2010-12): Coordinated the screening of over 500 members of the BYU community.

Texas Tech University

Sexual Assault Awareness Ad Campaign

(Spring Semester 2008)

Curb Your Anxiety Day

(April, 2008) Set up “relaxation fair” involving free anxiety d/o screening, blood pressure screenings, relaxation/imagery rooms, yoga exhibitions, biofeedback demonstrations, and free chair massages.  Attendance approximately 150. 

Feed Your Body and Soul Week

(February, 2008) Organized week of activities aimed at creating awareness for and curbing body image and eating disorder issues.  Involved organizing screening stations, healthy food fair, awareness night at a women’s basketball game, and a keynote speaker.  Attendance approximately 700. 

Take Back the Night Campaign

(November, 2007) Raise awareness of issues surrounding domestic violence.  Attendance approximately 75.

Depression Awareness Week

(October, 2007) Depression screenings at several on-campus locations.  Organized informational movie screening and expert panel discussion.  Attendance approximately 400. 

 

Recent Presentations:

              QPR Gatekeeper Certified

                            (7 trainings conducted to various campus groups since February, 2019)

              Self-care and Life Balance

              (March, 2019) – Keynote Speaker, University Advising Conference

CAPS and Counseling with College Students

                            (10 times since 2011) – Psychology 111 courses

First-Year Student Adjustment

                            (August, 2013; August, 2014; August, 2015) First-year student orientation – parent session

Managing patients with same gender attraction

                            (May, 2013) BYU Student Health Center Physicians

How to Manage Adolescent Depression

              (May, 2013) BYU Annual Women’s Conference

Showing Love for those with Same Gender Attraction

                            (January, 2013) Highland Utah Stake Women’s Conference

Warning signs and How to Make a Solid Referral to Counseling

                            (August, 2012; August 2013; August, 2014; August, 2015) Training for Freshman Mentors

              Principles of Good Student Relations

(August 2012; August 2013; August, 2014, August, 2015) TA training for math/physical sciences; Mechanical Engineering

 

Media Interviews:

Brigham Young University

              Studio 5 TV Lifestyle and News Show Contributor (40+ appearances on various topics)

                            (September 2017 – present)

KSL 5 Eyewitness News (10+ appearances discussing mental health topics)

                            (January 2018 – present)

              KUTV 2 News (Suicide prevention and student wellness)

                            (January 2018)

              Preparing College Students to Return to Campus after the Pandemic – KSL Radio, Dave and Dujanovic

                            (May, 2020)

              Sexual Assault Prevention-BYU Social Media Campaign

                            (March 2018)

Suicide Prevention and Student Wellness

              (December, 2018) KSL News –TV and Radio

              https://ksltv.com/404722/limited-mental-health-counseling-isnt-just-byu-problem/

Student-athlete mental health and treatment issues

                            (April, 2017) BYU SportsNation – BYU TV

              Suicide Prevention and Treatment

                            (May, 2016) Top of Mind – BYU Radio

Visualization and wellness

                            (September, 2014) The Morning Show – BYU Radio

 

NATIONAL AND DEPARTMENT COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

 

NCAA Mental Health Experts Panel                            Panel sets expectations, regulations and reviews requests for

(March 2020 – present)              exceptions for eligibility to student-athletes who have transferred institutions to immediately participate in intercollegiate athletics at their new school. 

NCAA Mental Health Medical Waiver Task Force              Create rules and legislation governing eligibility exceptions

(October 2019 – present)               and retirement from sport for student-athletes at NCAA institutions

 

CCC Leadership Team                                                         Committee responsible for directing the activities in CAPS and

(August 2016 – present)                                                        the other areas of the CCC.

 

CAPS Hiring Committee                                                        Coordinate and manage the hiring process for CAPS faculty (September 2016-present)                                                        and staff. Involves working the HR on campus and assuring

that our process is compliant to legal and university standards. Coordinate interview schedules and application review processes. Conduct faculty discussions surrounding decision making.

 

Clinical Management Team                                          Committee responsible for creating and implementing clinical

(June 2010 – present)                                                        policies and procedures. Lead weekly clinical team meeting.

 

Dept. Of Athletics Wellness Team               In the Dept. of Athletics. Multi-disciplinary team consisting of

(January 2014 – present)              Trainers, Nutritionists, Physicians and Administrators to discuss and coordinate prevention and treatment efforts of student-athletes at-risk or experiencing disordered eating concerns.

 

Committee for Diversity and Inclusion              In the Dept. of Athletics. Committee’s mission is to help

(August 2017 – present)              student-athletes with diverse social identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, religion, sexual-orientation) remove institutional and cultural barriers to better enjoy and make the most of their academic, social and cultural experience while attending BYU.

 

Training Committee

(August 2012 – August 2013)              Responsible for directing the training activities of the psychology interns, 5 externs, and 14 practicum student therapists used at CAPS. The training committee interviews applicants for intern positions, assigns supervisors to all trainees, orients new therapists and aids in the periodic review of progress made by trainees. The committee is also responsible for the continuing education components (in-service and training seminars) for CAPS counselors.

 

CCC Outreach Committee - CAPS Representative              Organize and manage outreach and preventive education

(August 2008 – August 2013)                                                         efforts of Counseling Center Clinicians.

CCC Website Committee - CAPS Representative              Develop and maintain structure for CCC website for the

(August 2009 – August 2013)                                                         Counseling Center.             

SDS Social Committee                                                        Participate in organizing social events for the CCC.

(August 2009 – August 2011)

 

 

HONORS, RESEARCH GRANTS & AWARDS

- Ad Hoc Editor/Reviewer – Special edition of Psychological Services College Counseling Centers: May 2016

- Rocky Mountain Psychological Association/Psi Chi Excellence in Research Award: April, 2011

- American Group Psychotherapy Association Science to Service Task Force Invited Authorship Honorarium: January, 2011

- CCC Research Grants: January, 2011; January, 2012

- Guest Moderator, Texas Tech University Honors College Brownbag Debate, November, 2007

- Guest Gameday Coach, Texas Tech University Football, September, 2007

- Counseling Student of the Year, Utah Counseling Association/Utah Mental Health Counselors Association, 2002

- College of Education Convocation Speaker, Brigham Young University, August, 2002

- Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Alpha Chapter of Arizona, inducted May, 2000

- Luis C. Delgado Research and Travel Award, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Arizona, August, 1999

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

College Clinical/Counseling Sport Psychology Association (CCPSA)

              Research and Information Chair, (2019 – present)

              Chair – Salary and position survey sub-committee (2018-present)

 

Association for University and College Counseling Center Outreach (AUCCCO)

President (2015-2016)

Past-President (2016-2017)

Chair, National Steering Committee (2013-2015)

Member, National Steering Committee (2009-2013)

              Chair and Host, National Conference Committee (2011 & 2015)

 

American Psychological Association (APA)

              Division 17Counseling Psychology

              Division 47Sport Psychology

 

Rocky Mountain Psychological Association (RMPA)