Independently Licensed Clinicians & Supervisors
PH.D., LMFT, APPROVED SUPERVISOR
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 assistant professor 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 incorporates horses in her clinical work to provide an experiential opportunity to clients and clinical students. Dr. Loyer is a regular contributing author to the House Calls section of the Tucson magazine Desert Leaf, is a co-author of books on premarital relationships and youth-at-risk, and has been publishing and speaking in the areas of self-injury, mental illness, addiction, and family therapy.
Dr. Loyer has a BA in Psychology (U of AZ), MS in Child Development and Family Studies (U of AZ), and a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies (Oregon State U). After working as an Assistant Professor of Family Studies at West Virginia University, she completed externship training at the Family Therapy Practice Center in Washington DC, and returned to Tucson, Arizona in 1993 to open a private practice in marriage and family therapy.
LCSW, APPROVED SUPERVISOR
Maureen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience. Maureen has worked in all levels of mental health services, from inpatient level one hospitals as a clinician and clinical supervisor, to outpatient behavioral health services as a clinician and supervisor. She brings expertise in mental health evaluation, crisis evaluation, emergency and crisis intervention, and mediation. Maureen brings the unique talent of in-home therapy for individuals, couples, and families with adolescents, and brings those skills to the Blue Door Individual and Family Intensive therapy programs. Geriatric services and services for persons and their families after incarceration are also skills that Maureen brings to Blue Door Psychotherapy. Treatment modality preferences include but are not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Treatment, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.