Richard Moody, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist
Clinical Director and Supervisor

Richard Moody – also known as Doc – received a Masters Degree in Counseling and Physiological Psychology and a Ph.D. in in Clinical Psychology from Utah State University. Specializing in the assessment and treatment of adults and adolescents, Doc has been instrumental in establishing three residential youth treatment programs in Utah. His work at TurningLeaf focuses on depression, anxiety, and addictions recovery. He has developed four intensive emotional growth seminars, numerous workshops, and has been a featured keynote speaker around the country. Doc is also available for jury selection consultations, psychological evaluations, group counseling, and individual counseling. Visit our Mental Health Department to learn more information on the services he and others can provide. You can follow Richard by becoming a fan of his Facebook page.

Prior to co-founding TurningLeaf Wellness Center in 2005, Dr. Moody’s career accomplishments encompassed working with the Department of Corrections in Southern Utah, the Board of Pardons, Fifth District Adult and Juvenile Courts, more than two decades of private practice, a two-year LDS Mission, and seven years with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). His professional achievements include:

  • Fellow of International College of Prescribing Psychologists
  • Member of American Psychological Association
  • Member of the Substance Abuse Network
  • Professor at Utah Valley University

Doc keeps active by playing racquetball, hunting, working in his yard growing fruit trees, and spending time with his wife of 43 years, their 6 children, and 22 grandchildren.