Living in a small city like South Salt Lake Utah is great for those who like to socialize and live in a close-knit community but for those with social anxiety disorder, living so close to so many people can be stressful. Luckily, South Salt Lake has a large number of counselors experienced in treating anxiety and other mental health conditions. 

With a population of over 24 thousand people, it may not be small-town USA, but South Salt Lake has the small-town atmosphere that much smaller towns have. This can be good for people suffering from SAD. If you are uncomfortable around large groups of people or get anxious when you have to go anywhere, you need to be checked for SAD. It is easily treated, and you can get help from a South Salt Lake counselor today.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of experience: 10

Hello, thank you for taking the time to view my profile! I appreciate the opportunity to get to know you! I have a passion for supporting and helping others and I want to let you know I honor your decision to seek help. I know this can be a scary experience but I want you to know that I will support you 100 percent. I believe the strongest people in the world are those brave enough to ask for help when they need it. I received my masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix in 2012. The previous 10 years were spent in La...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 30

Hello! My name is Becky King and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the field of substance use disorders and mental health over the past 28 years. During this time, I have had the opportunity to work in State Government, the public and the private sector helping to make changes in systems and individuals' lives. I have worked with children, youth and adults over the years with various life concerns including substance use, mental health, trauma, family relational issues, criminal justice involvement and several other areas. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 15

Teresa is a highly skilled and compassionate mental health therapist who specializes in using Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Compassionate Inquiry Therapy (CIT) to support clients in their healing journeys. With a strong belief in the power of a holistic approach, she integrates various therapeutic modalities to provide comprehensive and personalized care. Education and Credentials: - Masters in Mental Health from an accredited institution and Licensed in the State of Utah - Clinical Mental Health Counselor - Trained in Internal Family Systems - Trained in...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am primarily a cognitive/behavioral therapist who uses a wide range of clinical interventions to address many presenting issues. I have worked in the field for over a decade seeing individuals, building therapeutic programs, and recently supervising fellow clinicians. I love my job, and to some that may sound weird given the fact that hard issues are addressed daily. Each of us need to feel seen, understood and accepted. I believe in positive change and progress for everyone struggling with something in their life. I strive to be a curious listener rather than o...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has 9 years of experience working in the mental health field. Currently practicing in Idaho focusing on mental health/behavioral challenges, but have also worked in Utah, Kentucky, and Indiana working with challenges related to mental health, behavioral health, addiction, relationships, personality disorders, culture, spirituality, rural life, and homelessness. Some of the therapies which I utilize is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Reality Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Existential Therapy, and Solution Focused Th...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

Hello, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Florida. I have been licensed since 2016. I graduated with my master's from Florida Atlantic University in 2012. I have worked with a wide range of clients from a variety of backgrounds. Some of the main concerns that my clients have had include depression, past trauma including physical and emotional abuse, relationship dynamics, anxiety, care giver challenges, and help with managing life stressors. I use an eclectic approach of blending different therapeutic approaches with mainly a client-centered approach to w...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 7

I am a professionally licensed counselor. I obtained my Master's Degree from Lindsey Wilson College in 2017. I have experience in helping clients with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, mood disorders, PTSD, personality disorders, stress and anxiety, motivation, communication, self esteem and confidence, career counseling, depression, grief, and adjustment disorders. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to ta...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Utah with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, & anger management. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 22

"No shame or judgment" we all need a safe place to unpack our thoughts, feelings, and experiences. None of us gets through life without support, connection, and understanding. I want to create that place for you. I want to help you be understood, resource you with options, and be with you on your healing journey. Today is a new day. I look forward to talking with you and meeting you. Online virtual connecting by video or phone is a great way to feel safe, both physically and socially. With any digital video or audio device you can be in your car, at a park, at a ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 34

I am licensed in Utah with 33 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse including issues relating from child abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 17

My name is Dr Trevor Gates-Crandall, and I have worked in the human services field since 2001. I have experience working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+ issues, and have worked with a variety of issues, including depression and anxiety. I am solution-focused and person centered, and specialize in working with people who are looking for short-term support. I believe that every person is on their own journey and I am here to support you in meeting the goals that you want to meet.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

I am licensed in Utah with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, family conflicts, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 24

I am licensed in Florida with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, coping with grief and loss, depression, & coping with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 4

One of the most important protective factors against most mental health concerns is having a support system full of safe and genuine relationships. I believe that the quality of the relationships you have with others and with yourself ultimately impacts your quality of life. I can be but one of those pillars of support as I help empower individuals and families to take control of their own life and make of it what they so desire! I want to provide a safe space where you can unlearn and rethink the unsafe behaviors/thought processes that have kept you safe in the ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 7

Hi there! My name is Paula (she/her) and I'm a Latine licensed professional counselor working from Virginia. I am Brazilian and I graduated in Psychology almost 20 years ago - do not do the Math! =) I have been living in the USA since 2014 and I obtained my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2018. I have specialized in working with LGBTQIA+ folx, most specifically transgender and non-binary (go They/Them!). I have experience working with clients in 3 languages: English, Portuguese and Spanish. I am a trainer in Trauma and Resilience and a huge fan of...

How To Find Counseling South Salt Lake

Finding the best therapist close by in South Salt Lake can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the South Salt Lake area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in South Salt Lake. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in South Salt Lake, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, these professionals are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in South Salt Lake or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified South Salt Lake counselors can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater South Salt Lake area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in South Salt Lake
  • DBT in South Salt Lake
  • Substance use therapy in South Salt Lake
  • Couples therapy in South Salt Lake

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in South Salt Lake, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of South Salt Lake, elsewhere in Salt Lake, or in the greater state of Utah.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the South Salt Lake area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed South Salt Lake Therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in South Salt Lake due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist in South Salt Lake: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in South Salt Lake: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in South Salt Lake: $100
  • Therapy in South Salt Lake: $80

While many psychologists in South Salt Lake may not take health insurance, some counselors in the state of Utah may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp counselors serving the city of South Salt Lake and elsewhere throughout the state of Utah you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in South Salt Lake, Utah working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology professionals have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health counselor. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How Does Working With A Counselor In BetterHelp Online Therapy Sessions Work?

BetterHelp counselors treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in South Salt Lake above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around South Salt Lake virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office to meet with one of these counselors as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in South Salt Lake helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What Mental Health Issues Can Psychotherapy Address?

BetterHelp's verified South Salt Lake therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a South Salt Lake therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

How Do I Know If Online Counseling Is Right For My Family?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A South Salt Lake counselor can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in South Salt Lake, UT, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 84119 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy in South Salt Lake can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A South Salt Lake Counselor? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I Find A Therapist, Counselor, Or Psychologist If I Feel Fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although counselors and psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice. A South Salt Lake licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Mental Health Care And Therapy Worth It?

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in South Salt Lake, Utah can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

South Salt Lake has many professionals who practice person- or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy. In South Salt Lake, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

Do Therapists Judge You In Therapy Sessions? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Counseling Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of South Salt Lake.

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in South Salt Lake:

84115, 84119, 84165