Sidney Young, Ph.D. is a Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist and former US Army (Active Duty/Army Reserve) and Army National Guard (ARNG) Chaplain/Lieutenant Colonel (LTC). Dr. Sid served his country, fellow Soldiers, and Families from 1986 through 2007 as an US Army Chaplain. Professionally, Dr. Sid has taught at the High School and University levels, while maintaining a private psychology and consulting practice. He has taught at Brigham Young University, Cornell University and Southern Utah University Institute of Religion. Dr. Sid is the founder of Premier Psychological Counseling and Consulting, PC (Premier PCC) and Premier TMS. He has consulted with corporate, business and community leaders improving organizational and individual performance. He has extensive experience treating children, adolescents and adults suffering from Personality Disorders, Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Anxiety and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has experience in treating physical, emotional, sexual and psychological trauma within the civilian and military environments. Dr. Young was formerly the inpatient Rehabilitation Psychologist on the Neuro Specialty Rehabilitation Unit at Dixie Regional Medical Center, Intermountain Healthcare. Dr. Sid is the past President of the Utah Psychological Association. He is the past volunteer Disaster Mental Health Director for the American Red Cross, Southern Utah Chapter, a member of the Utah State Critical Incident Stress Management Team and the Medical Reserve Corps. Dr. Sid is married to Kris Ann Lundberg Young. They have six children and 26 grandchildren who keep them young in heart and spirit.
Dr. Brown comes to us with years of experience in Psychiatry and Academia.
He has practiced medicine as a psychiatrist for 35 years in Utah, holding positions at the Utah State Hospital as President of the Medical Staff, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Brigham Young University, Charter Canyon Hospital, the Mission Training Center and maintained a private practice. Dr. Brown is currently working at Dixie Regional Medical Center as a psychiatrist.
He has held many positions in Utah’s Professional Societies, including serving as President of both the Utah Psychiatric Association and Utah County Medical Society.
Prior to obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Brown taught Physiology for ten years at LSU Shreveport, BYU Hawaii and the University of Maryland.
Johanna Harless received her B.S. in Business Management – Finance from Brigham Young University and her J.D. from Southwestern University, School of Law. She has worked as private portfolio manager for 20 plus years. Johanna did an internship, at the California Dept. of Corporations writing Legal Briefs and Points and Authorities for Securities Fraud cases. Prior to that, she worked as Fixed Income Analyst, at CMB Investment Counselors (over 3 billion under management), performing financial statement and ratio analysis, which included providing quantitative and qualitative reviews of the financial health of companies in order to support investment team decision making. She has been married for 30 years and has 3 wonderful adult children. Johanna has recently moved to St. George, Utah and is eager to become part of this new community. Her new role at Premier Psychological Counseling & Consulting, PC. includes financial consulting, marketing and office management.
Member – California Bar Association 1992-2016; Member – Illinois Bar Association 1996-1998
Caprice Compton, MS., CMHC, received her undergraduate degree from University of South Florida (USF) and graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. Prior to joining the Premier team, Caprice was the Clinical Director for two different substance use treatment programs. Her career in the addiction field provided extensive experience with patients suffering from PTSD, psychological, sexual, emotional and physical abuse, LGBTQ+ issues, eating disorders, mental health disorders, severe anxiety and depression. In addition to her dedication as a Clinical Psychotherapist and Certified TMS Technician, Caprice has five amazing children and one beautiful grandbaby that keep her busy. In her free time, Caprice loves to compete in Spartan Races and trial run.
Glen Porter, CMHC, received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University (BYU) in psychology and his Master of Business (MBA) from Colorado State University (CSU), and his Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate degree from University of Phoenix. Glen has served over 37 years in the military in the Army and later in the Air Force (Reserves and National Guard) as medic, personnel, first sergeant, and diversity and inclusion trainer. He has extensive experience treating patients with PTSD, trauma, abuse, addiction, grief, divorce, depression, and anxiety. His experience includes working with first responders and the military. Glen is married and he has five children and two grandchildren.
Lisa was born into the mindfulness practice of the ancient Greek Orthodox Practice. At 15 she received her first Ram Dass book. That’s started her path into self acceptance.
Before getting sick, Lisa had 15 years in the study of the 12 and 12 Recovery and over a decade in mentorship. Also 15 years of volunteer work with the Equal Rights movement, working with women and youth that are incarcerated and or are in a mental health facility, lead organizer and chef at the soup kitchen Downtown Minneapolis.
Lisa’s real journey to meditation and healing, started with pain and through the struggle and suffering of Lisa’s disease she has found a great appreciation for living in the present moment. Living mindfully has helped her build a deep relationship with her body and mind which in turn, helped her create a space for healing. Lisa does understand suffering and the art of healing it through love and acceptance. As Lisa’s teachers* have taught her how to relate to the divine self and to cultivate wisdom. Lisa facilitates a secular practice of mindfulness meditation, pranic healing, chakra balancing, sound therapy, and crystal singing bowls/tuning forks/chimes, all in humble gratitude to her spiritual teachers.
Benjamin Sullivan is Certified TMS Technician, and is currently studying Biochemistry at Dixie State University. He has been working at Premier PCC since January of 2020. Ben and his wife, Kimball, recently welcomed a new baby girl into their family. He is fluent in Spanish, loves anything to do with music, including singing and dancing, and loves playing games with his family.
Alexander Andersen is a full-time student Dixie State University studying exercise science. One day he plans on becoming a physician’s assistant. He previously worked at a Skilled Nursing Facility as a CNA, has his EMS certifications and is a Certified TMS Technician. Alexander is excited to help pave the way for TMS treatment in Utah with Premier TMS!