Whitney Barrell is a LCSW, received her BS in Phsychology at Sonoma State University and a Master's of Social Work from the University of Utah. During graduate school she worked toward a specialization in mental health and her practicum was focused on children's mental heath. Whitney has worked with diverse populations including refugees, those faces with addition, the serious and persistently mentally ill and many, many children and families. Whiteny currently owns a private practice located in Salt Lake City, Utah, which is focues on couples experiencing infertility and those parenting adopted children. She loves working with families formed by adoption because of her clinical experience in attachment, and because she is an adoptive mother.