Counseling in Salt Lake City, UT. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Salt Lake City, Utah will help you make the changes you want.


Kimberly England, MS, CMHC

Kimberly England, MS, CMHC

Clinical Mental Health Counselor

24 South 600 East Suite 6, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104 | 801-368-7077

I strongly believe that the foundation to healing happens through acquiring the ability to become grounded and centered. This is key in our getting on the other side of our anxiety, shame, depression, or whatever our personal struggles may be. I am certified in EMDR and

Steven Chen, Ph.D,

Steven Chen, Ph.D,

Licensed Psychologist

136 South Main Street #413, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 | 801-718-1609

It can be a difficult decision to seek help. I will make every effort to provide a safe, calm, welcoming environment for you. With over 25 years experience helping over 5,000 individuals and couples I believe I can help you. I look forward to your call.

James Ott, LCSW

James Ott, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

515 South 700 East #3D, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 | 385-313-0055

Healing from substance abuse and/or depression and anxiety is done by strengthening an individual's mental, physical, and spiritual nature, stopping negative cycles, and re-creating an authentic person. I have 20 years of professional experience helping people change.

Salt Lake Marital and Family Therapy Clinic, LCSW

Salt Lake Marital and Family Therapy Clinic, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Workers

420 East South Temple #300, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 | 801-521-5068

We specialize in helping individuals and couples resolve troubling relationship problems and interpersonal conflicts. We have specialized expertise helping couples who have experienced severe conflict or infidelity yet who love each other and want to stay married.


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Therapy Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City, Utah is a great area for families with children and teenagers of all ages to settle down. Within the area, your entire family is sure to find something entertaining nearby. Make your way down to Temple Square, which features multiple performances throughout the year. This is home to the 12th largest organ in the world, having more than 11,000 pipes.1 Then head down to Liberty Park, located at 1100 South 600 East, to enjoy family bonding in the great outdoors. Your young ones will love the Children’s Garden, complete with pond, playground, and snack bar. However, your teenagers will definitely not be left out with the public pool on site. Do not forget to make time to visit the Hogle Zoo, which features educational programming to supplement the 200 species on exhibit. Brighton High, Mill Creek Elementary, and Rowland Hall St. Marks are a few of several schools located nearby.

Mental Health in Salt Lake City

Nearly 6% of the adults living in Utah battled serious mental illness during the period from 2008 to 2012. The state average for incidence of mental illness is higher than the national average, over 5% as compared to 4%.2 The poverty level in Salt Lake City is higher than in Salt Lake County and also in the state of Utah.3 The low standard of living of the residents here is conducive to mental illness as people have limited access to quality healthcare and have to deal with stress related to their financial situation.

There are several agencies working in Salt Lake City for the betterment of people battling mental illness. Among these is Salt Lake County Behavioral Health Services.4 The agency is backed by the Utah government and you can get the education, support and assistance you are looking for by getting in touch with them. You can call the Salt Lake County Behavioral Health Services at (801) 468-2009.

Current Initiatives

A special court will be added to the judicial system in Salt Lake City that will focus on cases related to mental health issues among Veterans living in the city. According to the Utah State Courts, the initiative will be launched in 2014.5


References

1. Official Site. (2017) . Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved from http://www.ci.slc.ut.us/.
2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. (2016) . ). Behavioral Health Barometer, Utah. Retrieved from http://dsamh.utah.gov/pdf/Behavioral%20Health%20Barometer%20UT.pdf .
3. United States Census Bureau. (2016) . Salt Lake City (Utah). Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/49/4967000.html .
4. Utah Government. (2017) . Mental Health. Retrieved from http://dsamh.utah.gov/mental-health/ .
5. Utah State Courts. (2017) . Annual Report to the Community. Retrieved from http://www.utcourts.gov/annualreport/2014-CourtsAnnual.pdf.

Salt Lake City is located in Salt Lake County, Utah. It has a land area of 111.21 square miles and a water area of 0.46 square miles.  The population of Salt Lake City is 192,672 people with 75,330 households and a median annual income of $47,243. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Salt Lake City, UT

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Salt Lake City, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Salt Lake City may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Salt Lake City public health department.