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Ascend Counseling & CoachingGroup practice

Group practice
Women's issues- Trauma- Anxiety - Depression-Childhood trauma-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-
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Practice Information

Here at Ascend Counseling & Coaching, we specialize in client-centered faith-based counseling services. We do so by focusing on the truths of how the nervous system operates and working within those truths help you move forward to increased healing and emotional freedom. We also include Career Coaching and Wellness Coaching as part of our services to support you from a broad holistic perspective.

Joseph L Anderson, MSW, LCSW specializes in PTSD and resolving past traumatic events in your life that seem to still have a hold on you. He uses an eye-movement therapy called Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) to help resolve trauma and change your perspective at a sub-conscious level. He is the first clinician in Utah to become a basic and advanced trainer in this therapy and has trained over 250 clinicians across several states.

David Lance Martin, LCSW specializes in personality and dissociative disorders. His calm, down-to-earth presence provides a safe place from which you can navigate toward healing. Lance's calm and friendly demeanor bring forward the truth of your single importance in that moment you are in session with him.

Ashlee Lee, MSW-Intern specializes in working with children, adolescents, and women's mental health. Ashlee unique ability to connect with and offer value to her clients through skills, perspective, and empathy are top notch. When you work with Ashlee, you will likely grow in confidence and awareness as you move forward in your life.


What services does your practice offer?

Ascend Counseling & Coaching is a full-service group therapy practice in Rural Utah. We offer individual, couples, group, and family therapy sessions. We also offer career and wellness coaching to help you heal from a holistic perspective. We specialize in faith-based and spirituality counseling working within the truths of the nervous system toward improvement.

What are your practice's specialties?

Therapists at Ascend Counseling & Coaching specialize in a variety of areas including; anxiety, depression, and trauma. We have a particular interest in working with people from a Christian perspective, including children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.

Why should I choose your practice?

Ascend Counseling & Coaching is unique in that we specialize in psychological trauma recovery from a spiritual perspective. Each clinician her at Ascend is trained in cutting-edge therapies like Accelerated Resolution Therapy and modalities to support your healing.

How does payment work at your practice?

At Ascend Counseling & Coaching, we are in-network with PEHP, SelectHealth, UnitedHealthCare, DBMA, and several other insurances. If you do not have one of these insurances, our fees range from $115-$150 depending on the provider and service offered. If we do accept your insurance, we submit claims directly to your insurance company for processing.

Head of Practice's Licensure

Utah: 7457907-3501


Danish, English, Korean


Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • DMBA
  • EMI Health
  • PEHP Health & Benefits
  • SelectHealth
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)

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