Ed D Vaka'uta

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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Ed D Vaka'uta, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in South Jordan
(801) 916-5132 Website

Ed D Vaka'uta

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW


Location

NewLife Counseling PLLC
10421 So Jordan Gateway Suite #640
South Jordan, Utah 84095
(801) 916-5132

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Improving your mental and emotional health is my passion. In my 18 years of counseling experience I have had great success in helping people overcome addictions, depression, anxiety and marital problems. To achieve this I provide intelligence based counseling and the most responsible standardized instruments to assess whether treatment is relevant and effective.

My therapy is designed to help people facing either one or a combination of these problems: Depression, Anxiety, OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder , Sexual & Substance Addictions, Anger Management, Marital Problems, Preventing/Recovering from Affairs, Youth Counseling, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Blended Families-common with second or third marriages, Mixed Marriages/Intercultural marriage, Trauma (PTSD)

I specialize in treating children, teenage and marital issues. You will find success as we work together to solve your issues.

Qualifications

  • School: BYU-Provo
  • Year Graduated: 2001
  • License and State: 5138304-3501 Utah

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $80 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • DMBA
  • PEHP
  • University of Utah
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Location

NewLife Counseling PLLC
10421 So Jordan Gateway Suite #640
South Jordan, Utah 84095
(801) 916-5132

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Addiction
  • Marital and Premarital
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Mixed Marriages
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Other Racial or Ethnic Background and Pacific Islander
I also speak: Tongan
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Faith Based
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

My Website

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Ed D Vaka'uta, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in South Jordan

Ed D Vaka'uta

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW