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Boone Christianson
Master's Student, MFT


B.A. Brigham Young University, Sociocultural Anthropology (Sociology Minor)

Research interests
• Therapeutic relationships outside of therapy
• Common Factors Research
• -Methods of religious counseling

Clinical interests
• Multicultural couples

Research projects:
Thesis: The experience of Hispanic, African American, and White ministers: Providing services for relational and mental health problems

Fun Facts
Favorite quotes/sayings?
“At no point have you tried everything.”
“Indecision breeds regret.”

Hobbies/hidden talents?
I play harmonica and do horse archery.

Childhood jobs?
Tree Trimmer, Cattle Herder

If you could study any random thing other than HDFS/MFT, what would it be?
I would be teaching monkeys sign language.

What advice would you offer to someone thinking about graduate school?
Get into Yoga, and make sure you do while as a student.

What has surprised you about being a graduate student?
Graduate school can be a lot easier if you don’t try to beat everyone.