We have the most licensed psychologists and psychiatrists practicing in one location in New England
Dr. Taracena earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, and then his
doctoral degree from University of Denver in 2001 with an emphasis in behavioral medicine. He
completed both his internship and residency at Wasatch Mental Health in Provo, UT. He has
gained additional training through University of Colorado Hospital, Denver Police Department and
Denver Public Schools. His experience spans a variety of settings including: inpatient medical
hospitals, emergency departments, public schools and community mental health centers. Dr.
Taracena previously practiced in Utah where he owned and operated a small clinic for the past
nine years. Dr. Taracena is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), National
Register for Health Providers in Psychology and is a Past-President for the Utah Psychological
Dr. Taracena enjoys working with school-aged children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Taracena's
approach to treatment primarily makes use of behavioral and cognitive-behavioral theories.
Although he maintains a generalist practice, he maintains specialty interests in health
psychology, integrated healthcare, learning disabilities, substance abuse and trauma.
Additionally, he also conducts psychological and bariatric pre-surgical evaluations.
Brian Taracena, Psy.D
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