Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Ogden, Utah

Find a therapist in Ogden, Utah that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Ogden, to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Dr. Kimberly Walsh

PsyD,MSCP
28 years experience
Do you want to make changes in your life? Feel better? Be more productive? Deal with conflict and stress effectively? Our lives are so busy these days and it seems we are constantly expected to do more and be more. Setting aside time for self-care is critical to meeting life's ever-increasing challenges with grace and resilience. I am a Utah licensed psychologist with over 20 years of... Read More
Do you want to make changes in your life? Feel better? Be more productive? Deal with conflict and stress effectively? Our lives are so busy these days and it seems we are constantly expected to... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:28 years

Tara Bleakley

MA,LPC
10 years experience
Welcome! I am so glad that you have reached out and decided to take steps to better your life and relationships. I know that it can be very difficult to reach out to someone that you don't know and ask for help. I understand this and will do my best to make you feel comfortable and confident in my ability to help guide you in the right direction. As we begin our initial... Read More
Welcome! I am so glad that you have reached out and decided to take steps to better your life and relationships. I know that it can be very difficult to reach out to someone that you don't know and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:10 years

Wendy Reiersen

MS,CMHC
11 years experience
Hello. :) Pleased to meet you. I am a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. I have a master's degree in Mental Health Counseling. Mental Health Counselors are trained to take a positive and proactive approach to helping people. I believe that you have a lot of potential, and the answers for you will be found within you. My role is to guide you and help you to tap into your inner strengths, and you have... Read More
Hello. :) Pleased to meet you. I am a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. I have a master's degree in Mental Health Counseling. Mental Health Counselors are trained to take a positive and proactive approach to helping people. I believe... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:11 years

Dr. Noelani Rodrigues

PhD,LMFT
21 years experience
Aloha & welcome to my page. Do you feel like you have lost your way – that nothing feels quite right – or that the past seems to be repeating itself? My view is that we all begin from a place of wholeness, but we sometimes lose belief in ourselves along the way. I have the depth of professional and life experience to see and work with you as a unique individual. Let me be a... Read More
Aloha & welcome to my page. Do you feel like you have lost your way – that nothing feels quite right – or that the past seems to be repeating itself? My view is that we all begin from a place... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:21 years

Kathi-Ann Busha

CMHC
3 years experience
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor licensed in the state of Utah. I have experience working with children, teens, and families. Some of the concerns that I have worked with clients on in therapy include family conflict, transitioning to adulthood, depression, anxiety, stress, abuse, and trauma. I am an EMDR trained therapist who has worked with clients who have experienced sexual abuse and sexual trauma. My counseling style is open and based around conversation.... Read More
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor licensed in the state of Utah. I have experience working with children, teens, and families. Some of the concerns that I have worked with clients on in therapy include family conflict, transitioning to... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Michelle Cherry

CMHC
13 years experience
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor who works with individuals, couples, and families to address a variety of emotional and mental health issues. I have worked with adults, children, adolescents and families in a variety of settings for over twenty years, and as a mental health therapist for thirteen years. Areas of special interest/training include: mood disorders; attachment related difficulties; post-traumatic stress disorder; trauma based cognitive behavioral therapy; and teaching children and adults... Read More
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor who works with individuals, couples, and families to address a variety of emotional and mental health issues. I have worked with adults, children, adolescents and families in a variety of settings for over... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:13 years

Camille Campbell

LCSW
14 years experience
I am a trauma specialist and can help you resolve your trauma in one to five sessions utilizing Accelerated Resolution Therapy. I also utilize a whole mind body spirit approach to counseling and can help reduce everything from pain to anxiety. LGBT+ family Read More
I am a trauma specialist and can help you resolve your trauma in one to five sessions utilizing Accelerated Resolution Therapy. I also utilize a whole mind body spirit approach to counseling and can help reduce everything from pain to anxiety. LGBT+ family Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 14 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Ogden, Utah

Located 40 miles north of Utah’s capital Salt Lake City and only 10 miles from the Great Salt Lake, Ogden, Utah, is home to almost 87,000 people. Weber State University and the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College provide higher education resources for this diverse demographic, and local high schools include Ogden High, Ben Lomond and Saint Joseph Catholic High School.

One of the largest employers in the area is the Internal Revenue Service, which provides employment to over 5,000 people. Other large employers include McKay Dee Hospital, Ogden City School District, Weber State University, Fresenius and Autoliv. The city is also home to a large industrial area and America First Credit Union, Bank of Utah, Autoliv North American and MarketStar are all headquartered in the city.

In Ogden, Utah, the median household income is significantly lower than the state’s average. In 2016, Ogden residents made a median of $44,381, while the rest of the state had a median of $65,977. The average home price is over $100,000 less in Ogden than the rest of Utah.

Ogden is made of a diverse population.

  • 4 percent white
  • 6 percent Hispanic
  • 5 percent two or more races
  • 5 percent black
  • 4 percent Asian
  • 1 percent American Indian
  • .08 percent Pacific Islander or native Hawaiian

In 2016, Ogden’s crime index came in at 384.0, with the national average at 280.5, highlighting the significant occurrence of robberies, rapes, murders, assaults, burglaries and other crimes in the area. There are more officers per resident in Ogden than the Utah average, but crime rates continue to climb over the years due to poverty, drugs and other societal issues.

Unemployment rates are higher in Ogden than they are in the rest of Utah. Utah boasts a low unemployment rate of 3.3 percent, while Ogden sits much higher at 4.1 percent. The most common employment industries include construction, manufacturing, retail trade, waste management services and administrative and support, educational services, accommodation and food services and public administration.

Mental Health Resources in Ogden, Utah

In Utah, Ogden ranks around the middle when it comes to cities with high rates of doctor-diagnosed depression. According to experts, downtown Ogden has a rate of 26.7 percent, falling in line with the fact that self-reported cases of lifetime depression are consistently higher in Utah than throughout the rest of the country.

Data also shows that those with a mental illness in Ogden are more likely to have chronic pain or a chronic illness. The physical pain combined with the emotional and mental anguish related to depression can lead to addiction and dependence on alcohol, drugs and other harmful behaviors.

Since 1999, Utah’s suicide rate has gone up 46.5 percent. Suicide rates in Utah are consistently and significantly higher than the national average. The National Center for Health Statistics reported the age-adjusted suicide rate in Utah in 2016 at 21.6 per 100,000 people, while the rate for the rest of the country was 13.4 per 100,000.

Suicide is often linked to mental health, and for a population that has a hard time finding treatment, this is a result that is all too common. According to the last Census Report, almost 20 percent of the population under 65 years of age in Ogden is without health insurance. This makes it extremely difficult to seek out treatment for any type of illness and complicates the process of obtaining help for improved mental health.

Utah has several large centers for diagnosing and treating mental health, although obtaining access to a specialist can be challenging with a country wide shortage of psychiatrists. Ogden is home to Weber Human Services, McKay Dee Hospital Behavioral Health Center, and the Ogden Clinic. All these places provide some type of inpatient and outpatient treatment for disorders such as bipolar disorder, clinical depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Ogden, Utah

At E-counseling, we strive to help people all over the country find a relatable, suitable therapist for their mental health needs. Our goal is to support the people of Ogden, Utah, as they attempt to improve their quality of life. If you are seeking treatment for your mental health and aren’t sure where to start, we provide a directory of qualified therapists in the area to help you get started.