Ryan J. Anderson

RYAN J. ANDERSON received his BS degree in marriage, family, and human development and his MS degree in marriage and family therapy from Brigham Young University. He received his PhD in medical family therapy from East Carolina University and completed his internship at the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has worked as a family therapist in outpatient practice, inpatient psychiatric settings, cancer care, and several other medical settings. He has also been a wilderness therapist, the assistant clinical director at Outback Therapeutic Expeditions, and a therapist at Telos Residential Treatment. His teaching experience includes undergraduate university courses, first-year medical students, and community outreach and education programs. He has also been a speaker at various conferences and continuing education events.

In addition to his work in the social sciences, Ryan spent nearly a decade dabbling to various degrees in video game design and production, working as a voice actor, writer, and designer for numerous mods and several independent games. He is also excited to be a part of the development team and the clinical director for Telos U, an upcoming treatment program designed to help young adults in the “failure to launch” category. Ryan has a variety of other interests including martial arts, history, cooking, music, language, physics, astronomy, hiking, and European board games. Most of all, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family.