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Programs that utilize play as a form of catharsis to enable children to express feelings and emotions which, if allowed to build up, could cause or further maladjustment. Play therapy is also used as a tool for diagnosing the source of a child's difficulty. (AIRS RP-8000.6600)

1255 North 1200 West
Joy A O'Banion Building
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-709-4352
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Organization Name: Utah Association of Family Support Centers
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Address:
1255 North 1200 West
Joy A O'Banion Building
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-709-4352
Fax: 801-229-2787
Email: info@utahvalleyfamilysupport.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility:

For individuals and families in Utah, Wasatch, Summit, Millard and Juab counties. Children 0 - 11. Many services are free and fee for service program rates may be reduced for those who qualify. Contact for current information.

Services Provided: The Family Support & Treatment Center provides therapeutic treatment and prevention programs for children, adults, and families whose lives have been affected by abuse or neglect.

  • Children's Out of Home Respite Care
  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • Social Skills Training
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • Crisis Nurseries/Child Care
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • General Counseling Services
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Stress Management
Provider Profiles:

Janelle Christensen, MSW, Executive Director

Stuart Harper, LCSW

Larry A. Krause, BSW, MSW: Specializes in treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder and child centered play therapy.

See website or contact for additional provider names and specialties. All providers may not provide all services

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/10/2021
3195 South Main Street Suite 180
South Salt Lake, UT 84115
Phone: 801-983-5540
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Address:
3195 South Main Street Suite 180
South Salt Lake, UT 84115
Phone: 801-983-5540
Eligibility:

Accepts private pay, Medicaid, and other insurance.

Insurance information changes frequently, contact for current information.

Services Provided:

Provides outpatient mental health services for individuals, couples, and families.

Services Include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma-focused
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Parent Management Training
  • Play Therapy
  • Anger Management Group
  • Sexual Reactivity Group
  • Medication Evaluation and Management

Issues Treated Include:

  • Trauma as a result of sexual abuse, physical abuse, or domestic violence
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Attachment
  • Oppositional defiant/conduct disorders
  • OCD
  • ADHD
Provider Profiles:



Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/22/2021
900 South State Street
Orem, UT 84097
Phone: 801-224-3322
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Address:
900 South State Street
Orem, UT 84097
Phone: 801-224-3322
Fax: 801-224-3848
Services Provided:

Provides outpatient counseling.

Issues Treated:

  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Behavioral problems
  • Drug use/abuse
  • Divorce/remarriage adjustment
  • Play therapy
Provider Profiles:

Mary Lou Smith, LCSW

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 2/9/2021
871 South Orem Boulevard
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-225-7805
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Address:
871 South Orem Boulevard
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-225-7805
Fax: 801-225-4946
Email: counseling@johnburr.net
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: 4-adult (any age adult) Self-pay Health Insurance (list all plans with which you are contracted) Managed behavioral care I am on all health insurance plans available in Utah
Services Provided:

Provides outpatient mental health therapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. 

Issues Treated:

  • Anxiety
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family conflict
  • Grief and loss
  • Gender identity
  • Marital conflict
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Pornography addiction
  • Self-harm
  • Trauma
Provider Profiles:

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Family Therapy
Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Sandplay Therapy

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 1/28/2021
871 South Orem Boulevard
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-910-9558
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Address:
871 South Orem Boulevard
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-910-9558
Fax: 801-225-4946
Email: info@landmarkfamilycounseling.com
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Accepts private pay, PEHP, DMBA, EMI, and Regence BCBS. Contact for current information.
Services Provided:

Provides outpatient mental health therapy for individuals and families.

Issues Treated:

  • Grief and loss
  • Addictions
  • Adoption/Adoptee Issues
  • Domestic violence counseling
  • Divorce and/or separation
  • Juvenile sexual offending
  • Trauma focused therapy for victims of abuse & neglect
  • Attachment/Bonding
  • Bullying or peer problems
  • Poor self-esteem
  • Depression and/or Anxiety
  • Foster Care Issues
Provider Profiles:

Sharlene Christensen, CMHC, NCC, RPT-S, Clinical Director

Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Family Therapy
Trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 2/2/2021
1325 West South Jordan Parkway, Unit 102
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-208-8838
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Organization Name: GreenHouse Center for Growth & Learning
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Address:
1325 West South Jordan Parkway, Unit 102
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-208-8838
Fax: 801-785-1154
Email: admin@greenhousecenter.org
Eligibility: Children, teens, and adults. Self-pay. Accepts most insurance, private insurance: Medicaid (DCFS), EMI (Self-pay to clinic first for most, then patient will be reimbursed by insurance)
Services Provided:

Provides comprehensive mental health services for families and individuals in crisis. Also provides play therapy, attachment therapy, EMDR, social skills groups, neurofeedback, and parenting classes.

  • Play Therapy
  • General Counseling Services
Provider Profiles:

PhD, LCSW

Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/11/2020
1220 North Main Street Unit 7
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-210-7216
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Organization Name: GreenHouse Center for Growth & Learning
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Address:
1220 North Main Street Unit 7
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: 801-210-7216
Fax: 801-785-1154
Email: admin@greenhousecenter.org
Eligibility: Children, teens, and adults. Self-pay. Accepts most insurance, private insurance: Medicaid (DCFS), EMI (Self-pay to clinic first for most, then patient will be reimbursed by insurance)
Services Provided:

Provides comprehensive mental health services for families and individuals in crisis. Also provides play therapy, attachment therapy, EMDR, social skills groups, neurofeedback, and parenting classes.

  • Parenting Skills Classes
  • General Counseling Services
  • Play Therapy
Provider Profiles:

Two other locations:
135 West Center Street, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
1325 W South Jordan Pkway #102, South Jordan, UT 84095

Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/11/2020
271 South Main St
Ephraim, UT 84627
Phone: 435-283-4690
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Address:
271 South Main St
Ephraim, UT 84627
Phone: 435-283-4690
Fax: 435-283-4689
Email: sunray.mgt@gmail.com
Eligibility: Children ages 2 to 12, adolescents 13 and up, adults
Services Provided:

Provides therapy for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Offices located in Ephraim, Richfield, and Cedar City. All appointments are made through the Ephraim office. Telehealth offered.

  • Women's Support Groups
  • General Counseling Services
  • Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Play Therapy
  • Group Counseling
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 2/19/2021
405 South 100 West Suite 250
Bountiful, UT 84010
Phone: 801-944-4555
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Organization Name: Wasatch Family Therapy
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Address:
405 South 100 West Suite 250
Bountiful, UT 84010
Phone: 801-944-4555
Fax: 801-807-1008
Email: info@wasatchfamilytherapy.com
Eligibility: Children ages 7-12
Services Provided: Provides individual, couple, family, and group therapy services

  • Social Skills Training
  • General Counseling Services
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Play Therapy
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/2/2020
4568 South Highland Drive, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Phone: 801-232-5363
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Address:
4568 South Highland Drive, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Phone: 801-232-5363
Email: achildsplace913@comcast.net
Eligibility:

Accepts private pay, Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, and MultiPlan.

Insurance information changes frequently, contact insurance company for current information.

Services Provided:

Provides outpatient mental health services for families and individuals (children, adolescents, and adults).

Issues Treated Include:

  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • High Risk Children and Families
  • Trauma
  • Divorcing Families and Parenting
  • ADHD
  • Childhood Disorders
  • Autism and Developmental Delays

Services Include:

  • Home Visits
  • Classroom and School Observations
  • Play Therapy with Young Children
Provider Profiles:

Carla Reyes, PhD

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/22/2021
580 East 600 South
Provo, UT 84601
Phone: 801-960-1620
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Organization Name: Wasatch Behavioral Health
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Address:
580 East 600 South
Provo, UT 84601
Phone: 801-960-1620
Fax: 801-356-0322
Email: dblume@wasatch.org
Eligibility: Children and adults who have private insurance or who would like to pay cash.
Services Provided:

Serves those with private insurance and Medicare; those without insurance should go to the Wellness Recovery Clinic. Has an additional location in American Fork; intake is through Provo office. Have a psychiatric prescriber one day a week.

  • General Counseling Services
  • Play Therapy
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/16/2020
185 North Vernal Avenue Ste 1
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: 435-789-1305
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Address:
185 North Vernal Avenue Ste 1
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: 435-789-1305
Fax: 307-782-3122
Email: joslin.thejourney@gmail.com
Eligibility: Adults in need of therapy
Services Provided:

Outpatient counseling services for individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and children. Offers EMDR.

  • Marriage Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Adolescent/Youth Counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • General Counseling Services
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/11/2020
4460 South Highland Drive, Suite 310
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Phone: 888-949-4864
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Organization Name: Valley Behavioral Health
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Address:
4460 South Highland Drive, Suite 310
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Phone: 888-949-4864
Email: info@valleycares.com
Services Provided:

Provides screening, assessment, therapy, medication management, crisis intervention, and case management services for those with mental illness, substance abuse and behavioral health concerns. Services available throughout Salt Lake, Tooele, and Summit counties in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, day treatment, mental health evaluations, step-down residential programs, and community- based programs.

  • Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities
  • Mental Health Evaluation
  • Adolescent/Youth Counseling
  • Substance Use Disorder Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling
  • Geriatric Counseling
  • Juvenile Delinquency Diversion Counseling
  • DUI Offender Programs
  • Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Substance Use Disorder Crisis Intervention
  • Runaway/Homeless Youth Counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention
  • Counseling/Information Support Volunteer Opportunities
  • Homeless Drop In Centers
  • Children's/Adolescent Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing
  • Homeless Permanent Supportive Housing
  • Semi-Independent Living Residences for Adults With Disabilities
  • Job Finding Assistance
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Therapeutic Foster Homes
  • Psychosocial Therapy
  • Child Abuse Counseling
  • Child Guidance
  • Parent Counseling
  • Sex Offender Counseling
  • Court Ordered DUI Evaluations
  • Substance Use Disorder Intervention Programs
  • Special Education
  • Case/Care Management
  • Street Outreach Programs
  • Behavioral Learning Therapy
  • Sexual Assault Counseling
  • Psychiatric Case Management
  • Psychiatric Medication Services
  • Psychiatric Day Treatment
  • Drug/Alcohol Testing
  • General Assessment for Substance Use Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention
  • General Counseling Services
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/8/2020
7084 South 2300 East, Suite 215
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: 801-944-4555
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Address:
7084 South 2300 East, Suite 215
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: 801-944-4555
Fax: 801-807-1008
Email: info@wasatchfamilytherapy.com
Services Provided:

Provides individual, couple, family, and group therapy services

  • Marriage Counseling
  • Social Skills Training
  • General Counseling Services
  • Play Therapy
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 2/25/2021
160 South 1000 East Suite 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 385-298-1433
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Address:
160 South 1000 East Suite 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 385-298-1433
Eligibility:

Accepts private pay, and several insurance plans including: Deseret Mutual Benefit Advisers, EMI Health, and Regence.

Insurance information changes frequently, contact for current information.

Services Provided:

Provides outpatient mental health services for individuals, families and groups (children and adults).

Services Include:

  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
Provider Profiles:

Nancy Coyne, PhD, LCSW

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/19/2021