The Blue Door Psychotherapy Professional Team
Vicki L. Loyer, Ph.D., LMFT
Vicki Loyer (Carlson) Ph.D., LMFT, is an AAMFT Clinical Member, Approved Supervisor and current past-president of the Arizona Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (AzAMFT). Dr. Loyer is the CEO/President of Blue Door Psychotherapy, a clinical partner at the University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry, and a Subject Matter Expert, Site Supervisor, and Instructor for Graduate Studies at Grand Canyon University. She uses a competency focused family therapy approach to working with individuals and families, and incorpates horses to provide an experiential opportunity to clients and clinical students. Dr. Loyer is a regular contributing author to the House Calls section of the Desert Leaf, co-author of books on premarital relationships and you-at-risk, and has been publishing and speaking in the areas of self-injury, mental illness, addiction, and family therapy
Dr. Loyer is a regular presenter at the Southwest School for Behavioral Health Conference and will be presenting a one day workshop on Family therapy and an afternoon session on families with adolescents this Fall August 2017. Creating Blue Door Psychotherapy has been a dream of Dr. Loyer’s since her training with Marianne Walters, LCSW, in Washington DC in the early 1990s. Marianne Walters was the leader of the Women’s project in Family Therapy and co-author of The Invisible Web, and developed the competency focused model of family therapy.
In her free time, Dr. Loyer enjoys spending time with her daughters, and with her two dogs. She enjoys trail riding and caring for her horses and enjoys spending time in her garden.
Maureen McCabe, LCSW
Maureen McCabe is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience. Maureen has worked all levels of mental health services, from inpatient level one hospitals as a clinician and clinical supervisor, to outpatient behavioral health services clinician and supervisor. She brings expertise in mental health evaluation, crisis evaluation, and emergency and crisis intervention, and mediation. Maureen brings the unique talent of in-home therapy for individuals, couples, and families to the Blue Door Psychotherapy’s Individual and Family Intensive therapy programs. Other areas of expertise include geriatric services, and working with families after a member’s incarceration. Treatment modality preferences include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Treatment, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
The Blue Door Associates
Frank Fountain, MSPC
Anya Moses, LAMFT
Cathy Negelspach, BS
Cathy Negelspach is a horse professional and educator. Her undergraduate education at Oregon State University focused on education and environmental sciences and she has taught every age group from preschool through adulthood. Cathy is known for her creative artwork, her love and care of the desert, and frequently provides individual trail rides into Sabino Canyon. In addition to a husband and three grown children, Cathy has two horses (Midnight and Flash), dog, cat, chickens, and peacocks.
The Blue Door Interns
Edgar Lopez, Master's program in MFT, Fuller U