Therapists at Utah Valley Counseling

Therapists at Utah Valley Counseling are specialized in treating individuals and couples affected by pornography and sex addiction. Utah Valley Counseling providers have pioneered treatment of compulsive pornography use and addiction, sex addiction, lust addiction, and love addiction for both male and female addicts, and relational trauma related to a partner or family members addiction. Many refer to this type of trauma as betrayal trauma or PTSD. Utah Valley Counseling providers have specialized training in facilitating a full disclosure and the healing process that follows, including creating healthy boundaries, secure and healthy attachment and repairing the relationship.

If you or your treatment provider, that resides outside of the Utah Valley Counseling service area, are interested in the specialized training for the treatment of pornography and sex addiction, lust and love addiction, female sex addiction, relational trauma or betrayal trauma recovery and full disclosure that is offered by Utah Valley Counseling, contact our office for more information.

Utah Valley Counseling Therapists

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Julie Malloy

Therapist

Julie is a Utah native and received her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Brigham Young University. Within a safe environment, Julie helps her clients recognize strengths and resources to achieve their personal goals. She specializes in helping clients work through anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and addictions and recovery.

Julie understands and respects the courage it takes to come to counseling and believes that counseling makes a profound impact in peoples’ lives.

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Toni Deveraux

Therapist

Toni Deveraux is a therapy veteran with over 20 years of experience. She most enjoys working with couples, and treating depression and anxiety. As a medical social worker, she has experience treating grief and loss, family crisis around medical issues, and end-of-life issues. Toni is fun, dynamic, and positive. She loves looking for solutions to problems and helping people find unique ways to get unstuck.

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Colton Waldron

Therapist

Colton enjoys helping couples and families reach their relationship goals. He specializes in working with infidelity, pornography use and partner trauma, difficult life stages and transitions, relationship satisfaction, and depression and anxiety. Colton focuses on helping his clients use their relationship and behavior patterns to accomplish their goals, guiding them in re-patterning unsuccessful interactions.

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Dr. Kip Rasmussen

Therapist

Opening up to someone you don't know is difficult. We know it is hard to face difficulties and challenges in life. Dr. Rasumssen has over 20 years of experience as a therapist, most often involving anxiety, depression, marital issues, parenting and trauma. Kip also has extensive experience working with teens, especially eating disorders.

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Shawn Talbot

Therapist

Shawn is empowering and goal oriented. His success as a therapist comes from his combined clinical and life experience. Shawn works with couples, families, and individuals. He works particularly well with teens and their parents--and has experience working in adolescent residential treatment. Shawn also works well with issues relating to adoption and attachment.
Shawn can help you if you are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, self-esteem issues, and identity struggles. He is trained to treat compulsive sexual behaviors (like pornography use) and works with couples where the partner is experiencing betrayal trauma as well.

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Joanna Sumsion

Therapist

Joanna offers kind, upbeat, support as you work through your most difficult life challenges. She gives practical recommendations of what you can do today to improve your situation. She's a marriage and family therapist, and also loves to work with individuals who needs someone to champion their change efforts. She's excellent with depression, anxiety, grief and loss. She is EMDR trained and can help you heal from traumatic life events. She's great with couples and families as well.

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Allyson Evans

Therapist

Allyson received her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Utah State University. She is dedicated to efficient work in therapy and getting right to solutions. She specializes in addiction recovery treatment and related trauma. Allyson truly enjoys working with couples.

In therapy she takes a comprehensive approach to wellness that takes into account treating the “whole person.” Allyson works with individuals, couples, and families dealing with addiction, illness, depression and/or anxiety.

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Erica Delgado

Therapist

Erica is from Phoenix, Arizona and has spent the last nine years falling in love with Utah. She received her Master’s degree from Brigham Young University in Marriage and Family Therapy, during which time she worked as a research assistant, focusing on emotional regulation strategies and techniques for couples.

Erica specializes in helping people overcome sexual addiction and related trauma, and couples issues like communication and conflict management. She also treats anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, and life events or transitions (including faith crisis and faith transitions).

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Taber Gibbons

Therapist

Taber appreciates the hard work and time that each person puts into counseling and he is committed to helping clients find change and improvement. Taber uses research-based treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma focused therapy to help individuals, couples and families improve relationships or recover former trust and commitment. Taber has experience helping clients with trauma processing and recovery, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, addiction recovery, and reunification of families.

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Bryce Barker

Therapist

Bryce was born and raised in Northern Utah and received his master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Utah State University. He specializes in treating sexual and pornography addiction and the associated betrayal trauma typically experienced by partners. His additional clinical experience includes treating anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ concerns, trauma, and relationship struggles. Bryce uses a variety of approaches to help couples and individuals reach their personal goals. He is goal oriented, focused on achieving client satisfaction, and enjoys seeing clients succeed in their lives.

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Danae Harding

Therapist

Danae was born and raised in Utah Valley. She earned her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Loma Linda University in California. She is passionate about helping clients find growth, health, strength, and happiness in relationships, and in life. She enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families who are dealing with anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, identity, perfectionism, relationship issues, addiction recovery, and LGBT issues.

Danae works collaboratively with her clients to identify personalized unique solutions to create lasting, meaningful change. Danae also has training in the contemporary gestalt therapy model.

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Alyson Watkins

Therapist

Alyson was born and raised in New York and has a master’s degree in mental health counseling. With a lifelong passion for helping people who are struggling, Alyson values strong, empathic listening skills and helps her clients look for effective solutions in their lives.

Alyson specializes in working with those suffering with anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and addictions. She also works with women’s issues such as self-esteem, shame, and body image.

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Christopher Matteson

Therapist

Christopher has a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Brigham Young University and has worked as a therapist since 2004.

Christopher has worked in many therapy settings including: Wasatch Mental Health, Valley Mental Health, Aspen Achievement Academy, and the Center for Family Preservation & Progress.

Christopher enjoys helping couples and families, and people struggling with depression and anxiety. Christopher also has specialized training in treating sexual addictions.

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Jemal Knowles

Therapist

Jemal has over 20 years of experience as a therapist, helping his clients overcome a wide variety of challenges. He is an expert in areas such as parent-child conflict, impulse control issues (like ADHD), anger issues, blended families, adoption and foster parenting, and bi-racial families. Jemal has experience working with depression, anxiety, family crisis issues, suicide, bereavement, men's issues, and teens. His wealth of knowledge and experience make him the perfect therapist for individuals, couples, and families experiencing highly distressing life circumstances that are not easily solved and require expert intervention.

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Megan Rogers

Therapist

Megan was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and received her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brigham Young University. She is passionate about couple’s therapy and especially loves working with teenagers and their families.

Megan focuses on the treatment of sexual addiction, eating disorders or unhealthy relationships with food, perfectionism, anxiety, depression, and parent-child relationships.

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Micah Ingalls

Therapist

Micah is from Claremont, California. He earned his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brigham Young University. He works with couples, families, and individuals who are experiencing sex and pornography addictions, trauma, depression, anxiety, or self-esteem challenges.

Micah is a compassionate and enthusiastic therapist who is committed to helping individuals, families and couples find strength and healing in their lives.

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Ali Springer Therapist

Ali Springer

Therapist Intern

You are worthy and strong. Whether it's your relationships, your mental health, or some other aspect of your life, I will work with you to find the missing piece and create solutions for what isn't working. I work with people who struggle with depression and anxiety, helping you overcome trauma from your past and courageously confront your fears. I love working with couples and struggling marriages. I can help you break unhealthy patterns and reclaim the love and connection you once had. I specialize in treating trauma (including betrayal trauma), compulsive sexual behaviors and sexual addiction, PTSD, and perfectionism. I work with parents who are struggling to raise difficult children as well.

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Jayde Scroggs

Therapist

Jayde is a collaborative therapist, working with your strengths and helping you access your own skills and resources to overcome your challenges. She believes in empowering her clients to take action, and in creating a safe environment to explore difficult emotions, beliefs, and behaviors. Jayde is person centered, believing in the inherent capacity of humans to heal and grow.
Jayde works with range of mental health and relationship challenges, but focuses specifically on helping individuals and couples struggling with anxiety, depression, faith transitions or faith crises, sexual addiction, betrayal trauma, and struggles with self-worth or identity.

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Dan Solen

Therapist

Dan can help you find what you're looking for. Because no two people are exactly alike, Dan believes you need a customized therapy approach that works just for you. Dan will treat you with compassion and help you use your strengths to achieve your goals. Dan has years of experience helping people work through compulsive sexual behaviors and helping those relationships heal. Dan has training in EMDR therapy and works extensively with people healing from the effects of trauma. Dan enjoys working with individuals and couples struggling with faith transitions or faith crises.
Dan also has training and experience working with depression, anxiety, or compulsive behaviors.

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Directors and Staff

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Dan Solen

Associate Clinical Director

Dan oversees supervision of associate therapists and provides training and consultation to new hires. He provides training to therapists in the ARM-5 treatment model for compulsive sexual behaviors, and also provides in-house EMDR training for Sela Health therapists.

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Allyson Evans

Associate Clinical Director

Allyson provides supervision for associate therapists as well as consultation and training for new Sela Health therapists. In addition, she provides support for therapist clinical documentation.

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Dr. Adam M. Moore

Clinical Director

Dr. Adam Moore has provided professional counseling for over a decade. He specializes in treating sexual addiction (including pornography addiction), and extramarital affairs.

Dr. Moore is an educator and public speaker. He has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses at Brigham Young University, Argosy University, and Utah Valley University. He has shared presentations and workshops on pornography and sexual addiction recovery with many thousands of people across the state of Utah.

Dr. Moore provides training and supervision for all Utah Valley Counseling therapists.

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Lindsay Moore

Executive Director

Lindsay manages Utah Valley Counseling’s operations, including insurance and other third-party billing, graphic design, social media and outreach. She has a background in human resources and office management and has worked in HR and office management positions with Hampton Inn & Suites, Sodexho facilities management, and Utah Valley University facilities.

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Lauren

Office Manager

Lauren manages office operations, receives intake phone calls, assigns new clients to therapists, and provides support to Utah Valley Counseling clinicians and directors. Lauren's previous work history includes event planning, retail, and forensic anthropology.

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Janelle Benny

Administrative Assistant

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Lyndsie Terry

Administrative Assistant

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At Utah Valley Counseling, we help clients with many presenting concerns, including the following:

 

Sexual and pornography addiction, including for adults and teens.

Extramarital affairs or cheating. Research shows that outcomes are better for these situations when therapists follow specific protocols.

Eating disorders, including binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, and more. We treat people who need outpatient help.

Sexual dysfunction in relationships. We work with you to improve your sexual relationship.

Grief or bereavement–addressing issues with death and loss or even grieving losses of former spiritual or religious beliefs.

We can help with maternal mental health issues like post-partum depression and infertility or pregnancy loss.

Our therapists are trained to work with depression and anxiety, chronic illness, body image, and self-esteem issues.

If you have parenting problems or need help with your family relationships, we can help with that.

 

We also offer free community presentations and contracted speaking engagements for retreats, conferences and corporate events.