Kyle Max Hancock was born and raised in a small town in Northern Utah. He received his doctoral degree from Utah State University in 2009 in Combined Clinical/ Counseling/School Psychology with an Emphasis in Clinical Child with an Emphasis in School Psychology. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a licensed psychologist and licensed school psychologist in the State of Utah. Dr. Hancock has trained and/or worked as a school psychologist or clinical psychologist in school, outpatient, inpatient, residential, and hospital settings with children and adults.
Dr. Hancock routinely works with children, adolescents, and adults. He has experience helping people affected by depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety (including OCD and panic), ADHD, disruptive behaviors, autism, trauma, and eating disorders. Dr. Hancock routinely works with individuals, couples, and families.
In addition to individual and couples therapy, Dr. Hancock facilities three therapy groups. One group is for individuals struggling with eating disorders. More information on this group is available here. The other two groups are dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) groups for people who struggle with anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts or actions, and relationship problems. More information on the adolescent DBT group is available here. More information on the adult DBT group is available here. For additional information on these groups, please contact Dr. Hancock.
In addition to therapy services, Dr. Hancock provides comprehensive psychological and psychoeducational evaluations. Dr. Hancock has experience helping not only to identify the challenges a person experiences, but, equally importantly, to suggest specific methods to provide support to help make life better. Dr. Hancock is able to help determine if a person experiences symptoms of autism, ADHD, learning disabilities (including nonverbal learning disorder), bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and personality concerns. Dr. Hancock also routinely participates in and provides support for children and families who are working with school professionals to design helpful tools to be used in school; as part of this process, Dr. Hancock frequently attends and participates in IEP and 504 meetings. Finally, Dr. Hancock conducts child custody evaluations to help families find effective ways to work through the complexities of divorce, custody arrangements, and visitation schedules. Please contact Dr. Hancock for additional information.
Dr. Hancock believes that every person has inherent worth and a right to be respected and cared for unconditionally. He believes every person has a right to be treated with compassion, kindness, and consideration. Dr. Hancock’s goal is to provide each person the individual and personal support needed to improve life, hope, and sustain peace.