Mayer completed a bachelor of science in psychology from the University of Utah and a master of science education in mental health counseling from the University of Miami, FL. He went on to complete his Ph.D. through the Brigham Young University Clinical Psychology program in August of 2008.
Mayer focused his clinical experience on at-risk adolescents and adults (addiction and forensic populations). He has conducted psychological assessments and individual and group therapy in hospitals, adolescent programs, and the corrections departments in Florida and Utah.
Prior to joining the Entrada Young Adult program, Mayer worked as a primary therapist at the Second Nature Uintas adolescent program.
Mayer loves the outdoors and in his spare time he enjoys activities with his wife and children. In addition to his passion for family, he enjoys hiking through and photographing the slot canyons of Southern Utah (called canyoneering), playing, coaching, and watching rugby union football, playing racquetball, snowboarding, and traveling.