Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Provo, Utah

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


Tamara Wright

CMHC
4 years experience
I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor who has worked in the mental health field since 1991 when I began as a psychiatric technician at the Wyoming State Hospital. I also worked as a case manager for Valley Behavioral Health in various settings through the years. These past experiences inspired me to become more educated in the mental health field and become a therapist. I received an AS in criminal justice from Salt Lake Community... Read More
I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor who has worked in the mental health field since 1991 when I began as a psychiatric technician at the Wyoming State Hospital. I also worked as a case manager for Valley Behavioral... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:4 years

Suzanne Sexton

LCSW
26 years experience
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... Read More
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... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:26 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

Overview of Mental Health Resources in Provo, Utah

Provo is the largest city in Utah County, state of Utah.  According to the U.S. Census, the population was 115,264 and the median household income was $34,313 in 2010.  Approximately 6.8% of the population was below the poverty line.  The top three employers are Brigham Young University, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, and Vivint (a private smart home services provider).  The city has a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons.  Provo is the home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ (LDS) largest Missionary Training Center and Brigham Young University, a private higher education institution operated by the church.  Latter Day Saints, commonly known as Mormons, make up almost 90% of the population of Provo.  Several billion-dollar technology development startups are headquartered in the city.  Provo was ranked #2 in the “Best Places for Business and Careers” of all U.S. cities in 2013.  The America’s Freedom Festival at Provo held every July is a popular event and attracts notable celebrities such as Montel Williams as the host, Journey, and Mandy Moore.

City Concerns

In 2014, Provo was ranked 1st for “community optimism” and in “health / well-being” by Gallup.  However, the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality reported in the exact same year that Utah ranked the highest in the nation for the percentage of adults who have experienced any mental illness at a rate of 22.3%.  Utah ranked near the top, along with Washington, for serious mental illnesses at 5.14%.  In 2002, it was reported that antidepressant drugs were prescribed in this state more often than in any other state.  That study, conducted by a St. Louis-based pharmacy benefits management company named Express Scripts Inc., found that the rate is nearly twice the national average.  Over 16% of Utah residents, reported by the Utah Department of Health, expressed that they experienced 7 or more days of poor mental health in 2017.  Twenty percent of Provo residents reported that they suffered from at least seven days of depression during the time periods of 2015 and 2017.

Provo had one of the lowest rates of divorce in the country in 2017 at 6.0%.  In 2015, the Utah rate was 3.6% while the U.S. rate was 3.1%.

How We Can Help

It is speculated that many people who have mental issues in the city of Provo do not seek treatment due to the possible stigma in a community that is mostly Mormon.  Everyone needs help and support occasionally.  It is a brave step to know when you need a partner to assist you on your path to wellness.  All services are confidential.

We researched a list of reputable providers to help make this step easier.  For yourself, consider your mental health experiences, the symptoms, and the duration to be sure that you are prepared for your first conversation with a potential counselor.

No one should have to experience a mental health concern alone.  There are professionals in your community who want to help and have the skills to do so.