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Lyn McArthur, PhD

Lyn McArthur, PhD

Specialties: Behavioral Health         Locations: City Center

Languages: English         

Specialties: Behavioral Health         Locations: City Center

Languages: English

Lyn earned a double major in Psychology and English Literature at Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia. She then moved to Pocatello and attended Idaho State University, earning her M.S. in Psychology in 2007 and then her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2010. She practiced therapy and completed psychological testing in the area before joining the Health West team in 2013.

Lyn practices general clinical psychology, seeing clients a variety of mental health concerns including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, panic, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, PTSD and trauma-related disorders, personality disorders, relationship issues, and so on. She is skilled in several forms of evidence-based practice including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, exposure-based therapies, interpersonal therapy, and emotion-focused therapy. While she primarily sees adults, she will occasionally see children recommended to her, particularly for anxiety and mood-based difficulties.

Lyn has a passion for connecting with others and assisting them in changing the ways they view themselves and their hopes for the future. While she treats many psychological diagnoses, she finds great satisfaction in helping individuals recover from traumatic experiences and anxiety.

Lyn was born and raised in rural Kentucky. She has lived in the area since 2003. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, reading, hiking, camping, and spending time outdoors.

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Importance of emotional validation

Importance of Emotional Validation

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Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health

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