Further, Marissa is keenly aware of the needs of the LGBTQ+ community and seeks to ensure proper, equal, and loving guidance for anyone seeking a home. As such, she has also created a non-profit that serves the LGBTQ+ community with a specialty focus on the transgender population, Authentic Awareness INC.
Isaac Vazquez (PROVO and SANDY Offices)
Isaac is the Clinical Director, Intake Assessor, and Primary Therapist for Advanced Awareness Counseling. Isaac has several years of experience as a therapist, clinical supervisor, clinical director, and owner of his own practice.
His areas of expertise are finding peace with anxiety (personal & social), finding joy and life amidst depression, overcoming hurtful trauma and PTSD, and helping the LGBTQ+ come out confidently in society while assisting in their difficult transitions. He advocates extensively for the LGBTQ+ community and deeply empathizes with the intense difficulties they have as they search to feel whole and connected. Isaac is also our primary Neurofeedback and Biofeedback provider.
Isaac has served our country in the United States Air Force and closely works with veterans to overcome PTSD and depression. His hobbies include car mechanics, video games, indoor wall climbing, and CrossFit. Isaac also is an adjunct faculty member at Utah Valley University teaching in behavioral science.
Education: M.S. Barry University (Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy); B.S. Brigham Young University Idaho (Psychology)
Licenses: Clinical Mental Health Counselor (Utah) #11009876-6004; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Utah) #11009876-3902