Pamela Huckaby, LCSW

Primary Therapist

Pamela Huckaby, LCSW, recently joined our clinical team as a primary therapist at Uinta Academy. With experience as a bilingual case manager, counselor, crisis worker, group facilitator, psychotherapist, and diagnostician, she's well-prepared to serve our community with compassion and professionalism. Pamela has been working as a mental health therapist since 2015, drawing from her background in various roles such as case management, public mental health, and working with a domestic violence shelter. Her journey includes internships with Child Protective Services and Hospice, as well as serving as a contracting social worker with the U.S. Air Force in Okinawa, Japan, through the Family Advocacy Program in 2020.Pamela works with all age groups - individuals and families. She is trained and experienced in providing various evidence-based treatments, including:
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mindfulness Counseling
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • CBT Plus (standard CBT blended with Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT))
  • CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy to treat adults with Trauma and Major Depression)
  • CETA (Common Elements Treatment Approach - for the effects of trauma).
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
Pamela has authored and created seven books, including The Mental Healthy Lunch Box Series. This series aims to educate both adults and children about mental health to spark conversations about challenging topics. She has led various groups, such as CBT and DBT Groups, Multi-family Groups, Women’s Art Therapy Groups, and Emotional Life Skills classes in the community. With expertise as a life coach and Master Rapid Eye Technician, she has also practiced modalities like RET (Rapid Eye Technology) and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) since 2001.Pamela has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a minor in Family and Human Development from Utah State University. Her Master’s degree is in Social Work from Walden University. Pamela can provide therapy services in both English and Spanish, a helpful offering for bilingual families.Pamela has explored and lived in different parts of the world, and travel is absolutely her passion! She's the proud mother of 3 grown-up sons and loves witnessing their growth. A singer and musician, she adores animals, reading, writing, nature walks, and planting — especially lavender.

"Teens and young adults who come to Uinta are pleasantly surprised that they live in a home in a residential neighborhood, that the mountains are right outside their door, and that they get to do all the normal things that teenagers like to do."

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