Suzanne Sexton

(LCSW, MSW)

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 R.O. on Oct 16, 2020 after counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 E.R. on Mar 11, 2020 after counseling with Suzanne for 10 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 is the best. She just talks to me like it's a casual conversation. She’s real and I just feel like I have a good friend who’s looking out for my best interest. I’m very lucky to have her.

Written by D.J. on Mar 08, 2020 after counseling with Suzanne for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Suzanne is great with follow through. She gives plenty of ideas to find the one that works for me. Suzanne will also check in if she hasn’t heard from you recently. If you are looking for a nonjudgmental with a lot of patience Suzanne is for you.

Written by A.M. on Feb 05, 2020 after counseling 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 counseling 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 J.E. on Jan 10, 2020 after counseling with Suzanne for 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and parenting issues

Suzanne had been wonderful! She gives me the straight, to-the-point advice that I wanted. She helps me see myself more clearly and find focused ways to achieve the goals I have set for myself.

Written by K.A. on Dec 06, 2019 after counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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 counseling 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.