Renee A Podunovich, CMHC, EMDR, MA, Counselor in Salt Lake City
I am a licensed Counselor in Salt Lake City, UT. I specialize in EMDR therapy, mindfulness practices & creative processes that help build a capacity to meet challenges as an opportunity for growth. Manage anxiety, depression, grief, difficult life transitions & overcome fears. Improve confidence, performance & build resilience. I offer caring, compassionate support & focused guidance to help people trust their own inner wisdom & self-healing abilities & make meaningful, lasting changes in their lives. Counseling can foster compassion & deepen trust in ourselves & our relationships to others & to the world. I provide a warm, confidential, safe environment where your wisdom & needs are put first.
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy can reduce symptoms of PTSD (from accidents, trauma, abuse), anxiety, depression, grief, performance anxiety & other difficult life challenges. It can also improve skills in performance & creativity (for professional athletes, performers, business professionals, public speakers), mindfulness, stress reduction, confidence, personal growth and overall health & wellness.
I specialize in modalities that connect the mind-body for effective & lasting results including: EMDR, Mind-Body Bridging, embodied experiencing, guided imagery & movement. I have a background in mindfulness meditation techniques including Vipassana or Insight meditation. My writing & art journaling workshops use creative writing & collage for centering, reflecting & personal growth.
Call or Email Renee A Podunovich for a free phone consultation now - (385) 200-9878


  • Years in Practice: 10 Years
  • School: Adams State College
  • Year Graduated: 2006
  • License No. and State: 8397688-6004 Utah


  • Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • EMI Health Educator's Mutual
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • MHN
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Multiplan
  • PEHP
  • Regence
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: EMDRIA
  • Certificate Date: 2008

Renee A Podunovich's Groups

Well Writing: 4-week Journaling Series

Starts 11/14/17 - A Well is a rich symbol for our writing life. When we write, we are drawing from a deep well. We approach our feelings, experiences and wonderings with a greater depth. We write to discover more about ourselves, to find our wholeness, & for greater connection- to our own depth, to each other in community and to the great mystery of life. We write to be well. You will be introduced to multiple journaling techniques to inspire your writing practice. No experience is necessary and encouraging guidance will be offered. Designed to be comfortable, fun and insightful.

More about this group


  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Grief


  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Infertility
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Performance and Creativity Enhancement
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Feminist
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mind-Body-Connection
  • Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2017
Renee A Podunovich, CMHC, EMDR, MA, Counselor in Salt Lake City

Renee A Podunovich

Counselor, CMHC, EMDR, MA