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  • Spencer Staples, MSW, LCSW, MPA

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    Mental Health Therapist, Specialist in Sex Addiction, Pornography, & Couples Counseling

    Credentials: MSW, LCSW

    Helping individuals and communities improve their health and happiness is at the center of Spencer’s passion for life. Since finishing his formal training in 2012, Spencer has worked in a variety of capacities, including; Medical Social Worker, Home Health & Hospice Administrator, and Private Clinical Therapist. Spencer’s clinical focus includes individual psychotherapy (primarily young adults) and marriage counseling. Specialized skills and interests include adjustment disorders (such as returning missionaries, or other major life-changes), men’s sexual health and pornography addictions, and depression and anxiety disorders. Spencer utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities including CBT, Gottman, Logotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused Therapy.

    Education and Training:

    Spencer attended the University of Utah for his undergraduate and graduate school, and obtained a BA in Humanities & Sociology, MSW in Social Work (Mental Health), and MPA in Public Administration (NPOs and NGOs).

    Personal & Interests:

    Spencer is happily married to his high school sweetheart Jodie, and has 3 children. He and his wife love The Office, are Utah Jazz and Utah Football fans, and enjoy fitness and being in the sun together. Spencer’s personal interests include cooking, NASA, comedy, and woodworking.