Brandon Burr, LCSW
Brandon began his vocational journey by joining the United States Air Force as an aircraft mechanic at the age of 18. After completing six years of service, he joined the Utah Army National Guard and served for three years while being employed as an officer for the Utah Department of Corrections. He left Corrections to attend college at Boise State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work. After completing his undergrad, Brandon spent two months in Michoacan, Mexico attending a studies abroad program with academic focus on Mexican culture, history, and Spanish language.
He received his Master’s in in Social Work from Brigham Young University in 1996. Brandon then returned to Corrections for seven years as a therapist specializing in the treatment of substance abuse. He then left corrections to work as a therapist specializing in the treatment of struggling youth in wilderness and residential programs. His specialties include trauma, family therapy, equine assisted treatment, and addictions. Brandon states that “ViewPoint center appeals to me because of the multi-disciplinary team approach, which provides a more comprehensive and effective assessment and treatment delivery than working alone.”
In his spare time, Brandon works in correction facilities providing addictions treatment and crisis intervention/management with inmates. He also provides treatment services to law enforcement officers and their families when in crisis. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his family.