Suzanne Sexton

(LCSW, MSW)
Therapist Suzanne Sexton Photo

About Me

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Salt Lake City with over 25yrs years of experience working as a therapist and life coach. I graduated from the University of Michigan in 1992. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, grief and female issues.

I enjoy working with people to help them be all that they can be, and have the most fulfilling life possible. I like to empower people to find and identify their strengths and find creative solutions to challenging situations.

My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, without labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and solution-focused therapy . I will tailor our work together to meet your unique and specific needs.

It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.

I look forward to working with you!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Blended Family Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 26

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #321335-3501 (Expires: 2022-09-30)


Reviews

Written by C.E. on Sep 22, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Having Suzanne as a counsler has been an amazing first time experience! She has helped me understand and work through so much already and its only been a couple weeks of talking with her. I appreciate all the advice and help she has offered me. I look forward to continuing our sessions!

Written by L.I. on Sep 20, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, and coping with life changes

Suzanne is great at reaching out to stay in touch even though i havent reached out to her. I really appreciate that and find it so helpful!

Written by E.R. on Sep 13, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 years and 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

Suzanne keeps it real. I can’t thank her enough.

Written by L.I. on Aug 27, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 year and 7 months on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Excellent help!

Written by C.H. on Jul 23, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 11 months on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

She seems to truly care about my well being and concerns and doesn't crowed me or make feel pressured

Written by D.R. on Jul 12, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, and bipolar disorder

In the short time I've been able to work with Suzanne, I've been nothing but impressed! We've only had one live session so far and I legit cant wait to talk to her again! Shes been extremely vigilant in checking in on me, and I get the impression that she actually cares. It's only been a short while but she makes me feel like a priority already! 10/10 would recommend Suzanne to anyone! Thank you so much for your help!

Written by D.A. on Jun 28, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Working with Suzanne has been so beneficial and has helped me go through confusing times. I started 2-3 months ago and I recommend this service to anyone who has wanted to start therapy, it’s easy and in the comfort of your own space.

Written by L.U. on Jun 24, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Suzanne is great, she helped me through a very difficult period in my life and was very supportive and insightful even when my priorities or perspectives shifted. I am becoming a better version of myself thanks to her counseling.

Written by J.E. on May 11, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 year and 8 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and parenting issues

Suzanne has been helping me for over a year. She is honest and calls me on my behavior when needed. She provides good solutions and suggestions, and my personal and professional lives have reaped the benefits of embracing therapy. I'll be forever grateful to Suzanne.

Written by P.E. on Apr 17, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, anger management, and coping with life changes

Suzanne is a caring, intelligent person who always gives me more than enough to think about during our enlightening chats.

Written by A.L. on Apr 13, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

She is extremely professional and knowledgeable. Within 3 sessions she found out the root cause of my problem and helped me address it. I have never had this much insight into my past/current behavior patterns. I feel very lucky to have been paired with her.

Written by O.L. on Apr 11, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Susie is great, she has helped me tremendously. I'm glad I can talk to her, she's like a good friend, a mother, a grandmother, or just someone who cares. She also knows how to put things to help me understand other's perspectives. She has helped me understand and see the neglect that I've been showing.

Again thank you Suzanne Sexton for your help.

Written by T.R. on Apr 01, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and grief

She is amazing.

Written by D.O. on Mar 22, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She is definitely understanding; down to earth on your level. She actually took the time to reach out to me, checked up on me.

Written by D.J. on Jan 30, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 year on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

She’s great, she knows what I need before I know the problem. Which is the way it is supposed to be

Written by M.A. on Jan 13, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Suzanne is a fantastic therapist. She listens very well and prompts me when I have trouble finding the words to continue. Her input has helped me very much, and I'm excited to continue working through my issues with her.

Written by K.I. on Jan 11, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning self esteem

I was so hesitant to start, but after being paired with Suzanne, I was immediately glad I made the leap. She is kind and listens to what I need to say, and gives me thoughtful and helpful feedback. I can message her and know that she will get back to me as soon as she is able. I really have enjoyed my time with her.

Written by J.O. on Jan 04, 2021 after therapy with Suzanne for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

Suzanne is a great counselor and has helped me very much!

Written by K.R. on Dec 30, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Suzanne is really good at checking in with me regularly and seems to be aware of days that might be hard. I feel comfortable telling her everything that’s going on knowing she’ll be supportive. She provides worksheets that help keep me involved and focused on the process so it’s not like I’m only here for someone to vent to, though she is accepting and responsive with that.

Written by B.A. on Dec 22, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 8 months

I really like Suzanne. She is a a valuable member in my support team. She will ask tough questions and get me to think about some the life choices I have made. She encourages me to do new things in away that is beneficial to my therapy. Suzanne will follow up after we have had a scheduled therapy appointment. She is definitely one better counselors I have had.

Written by J.A. on Dec 09, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues

Suzanne Sexton is extremely personable and has helped me focus on the issues and given very good advice and suggested many helpful strategies for working on my issues.

Written by C.H. on Nov 29, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Suzanne has helped me through the ups and downs of pandemic life. I have appreciated her down to earth focus on what is important, and what isn’t.

Written by C.R. on Nov 28, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts

Wonderful!

Written by T.R. on Nov 10, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

She is very professional and friendly, thoughtful and helpful.

Written by R.O. on Oct 16, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks

I’ve only had a couple of sessions with Suzanne and so far my experience with her has been a tremendous help to me. She is warm and caring. She is a great listener and offers great advice. She is always reaching out to see how I am doing. I highly recommend her. Thanks Suzanne!

Written by J.E. on Oct 13, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

She is caring and knowledgeable. I enjoy working with her.

Written by M.E. on Sep 30, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and addictions

Suzanne has helped me grow in ways I didn’t know were possible for me. She is supportive, kind, and has inspired me to be a stronger woman.

Written by V.I. on Aug 04, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

Suzanne is a wonderful person who is highly skilled at helping people make sense of the things that they are going through. That has been my experience.

Written by K.A. on Aug 03, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Suzanne is kind, compassionate and knowledgeable. It is so nice to talk to someone who really listens.

Written by R.Y. on Aug 03, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties

Great Counselor,

Thank you for all your help.

Written by D.A. on Jul 24, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She is kind, compassionate, and caring. Always gets back to you in a timely manner. She listens well and always has feedback or ideas that will help you forward in your journey. Such a lovely person and counselor.

Written by K.A. on Jul 21, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 3 weeks

Suzanne is really great about checking in and making sure you’re doing okay. I really appreciate her willingness to listen and offer suggestions for handling stress and “low” periods. Looking forward to learning from her more.

Written by K.I. on Jul 21, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and adhd

Suzanne is so caring and diligent. She listens to you and is always offering exercises and solutions. I find her easy to talk to and I personally love speaking with her, Suzanne has helped me tremendously. I would highly recommend her to all.

Written by J.O. on Jul 17, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

I've been looking for a therapist for a while, and BetterHelp just dropped Suzanne into my life at the perfect time. You can tell she really cares, she never hesitates to check in, and her counseling has provided a wonderful touchstone in my life.

Written by D.A. on Jun 22, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and anger management

Suzanne is attentive and listens well. She has been amazing in understanding my relationship dynamics (polyamory) and helping me work through problems with out diminishing my relationships

Written by K.A. on May 26, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and anger management

Suzanne has been available and understanding.

Written by M.E. on May 23, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and compassion fatigue

Suzanne is great! She took the time to learn my needs and primary focus points, and to just learn more about me.

She is interested, and very great at understanding my thoughts and concerns, and taking through things with me in a a communication style that matches me.

I never feel rushed, I never feel alone, and I feel extremely supported, even when the advice, thoughts, or goals she has for me are not what I expect.

Written by D.A. on May 16, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Suzanne kept things in perspective for me while I was going through a very unusual (for me) situation. She helped me see angles I never considered, and pointed out when my ego was derailing how I was interpreting things. My therapy sessions have been helpful, and I’m glad I reached out.

Written by S.H. on Mar 30, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life

Suzanne was incredible. She was timely with her responses & incredibly kind when I sounded like a crazy person. I'm confident she can help anyone willing to work through things. Thank you!!

Written by A.M. on Feb 05, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching

Suzanne is absolutely wonderful. She was able to pin point what I was really struggling with, and has helped me a ton.

Written by J.E. on Jan 14, 2020 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and sleeping disorders

Suzanne is a great listener and very helpful with finding the best way for me to move forward. I’m really happy I was paired with her.

Written by K.A. on Dec 06, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes

She is very understanding of my problems. She responds quickly to my messages that I send. And her responses have great information in them. I would highly recommend her to any of my friends looking for a counselor

Written by R.O. on Nov 16, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

She is a great listener

Written by I.W. on Oct 24, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Suzanne has been very helpful by listening to my concerns, understanding my concerns, and helping me get through them. She doesn’t try to fix it but offers comfort and reassurance.

Written by W.Y. on Oct 13, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and adhd

She’s really the best and most understanding. I feel like she’s really helped me out a lot.

Written by A.N. on Aug 26, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, and intimacy-related issues

I’ve found a lot of value working with Suzanne. She is highly respectful of my beliefs and values, and she listens to what’s important to me. I genuinely feel like she cares as a therapist to see me make progress in ways that are meaningful to me.

Written by E.M. on Aug 26, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Suzanne is very kind and provides a lot of coping skills to help with my issues.

Written by K.A. on Aug 23, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Suzanne has helped me so much! I’m glad I signed up for BetterHelp!

Written by W.I. on Aug 12, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Suzanne has been extremely helpful to me during my times of need. She is prompt to answer the messages and she also went out of her regular schedule to accommodate me since our timing didn't match. Throughout the process, she was very kind and considerate of where I was coming from. She encouraged me to take baby steps at a time and helped me rebuild myself. I genuinely appreciated all her feedback and little tips and tricks that she provided to help me go through the process.

Written by R.E. on Jul 31, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and grief

Susanne has been responsive and helpful. I appreciate talking with someone who offers insight, caring and direction in a professional manner. Thank you for being available for the help I’m needing at this time Susanne.

Written by M.O. on Jun 17, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Suzanne is insightful and has been a valuable resource.

Written by M.E. on May 22, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Suzanne is great!

Written by M.E. on Apr 06, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Suzanne is a wonderful, kind and considerate therapist. She seems to know exactly what I need to hear, and always seems interested and invested in me and my situation. She responds promptly to my messages, and checks in with me frequently to make sure I am ok. I feel safe to share with her. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone.

Written by E.S. on Apr 03, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and grief

Suzanne is such a good listener and is always coming up with different ways for my to focus my energy amd how to work through my troubles. I know of I have an important and time sensitive situation she will respond promptly.

Written by C.H. on Mar 31, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Suzanne has helped me so much in the short amount of time that I’ve been with her. She was able to listen to what I’m going through and give me a few things to think about and it has truly changed my life.

Written by J.I. on Mar 28, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Suzanne is kind, caring, and professional I would highly recommend her.

Written by B.R. on Mar 13, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Suzanne has been so helpful for me. I came to her looking for tools to help me through some dark times and that's exactly what she provided. She has been so encouraging to me and I look forward to continuing to speak with her and continue to improve my life with the tools and suggestions she gives me.

Written by A.L. on Mar 02, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

She’s amazing! She responds quickly, she helps you accomplish goals, and she gives great support.

Written by C.A. on Feb 11, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Suzanne is a wonderful counselor. She responds to my messages quickly and has helped me understand and work though my issues. She is very kind and clearly has expertise. I would recommend her!

Written by J.U. on Feb 02, 2019 after therapy with Suzanne for 1 week on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and self esteem

Suzanne listens well and is very caring. She responds in a timely manner to text messages and arrives on time for phone sessions. She provided me with insight on a major issue I was having that several therapists before her did not recognize, and for that I am grateful. A+ experience!

Written by J.O. on Nov 23, 2018 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Ms. Sexton listens extremely well, and has a wonderful positive and caring curiosity in her requests for more details and suggestions. She's clear, concise and very easily understood, whether through writing or telephone conversations. Her wealth of experience is immediately apparent and I highly recommend her style of counselling.

Written by S.O. on Nov 14, 2018 after therapy with Suzanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and career difficulties

She is very understanding, attentive and really looking after my development. I feel in good hands.