Candice Mortensen

CMHC | Therapist | Branch Clinical Manager

Candice received her Masters in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix and is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She has experience and a passion for working with children and their families to heal from trauma and build secure attachment patterns. She understands that each persons unique experiences play an influence in current functioning. She is compassionate with complexities involved in mental health, including but not limited to PTSD, anxiety, depression, ADHD, Autism, and relationship challenges. She is knowledgable on struggles related to international and local adoptions, foster care, sensory processing differences, and abuse.

Candice uses a variety of modalities including, EMDR, child centered play therapy, filial therapy, art therapy, mindfulness, DBT, motivational interviewing, and person-centered therapy. She is EMDR trained.

Candice believes that people can heal from psychological trauma just as the body can recover from physical trauma. Candice strives to help clients be able to access and process traumatic memories and other adverse life experiences to bring these to an adaptive resolution, relieve distress, and reformulate negative beliefs.

Candice's greatest joy is being a mother. She has a culturally and ethnically diverse family with six adopted kids. She loves spending time with her children. She also enjoys cooking, running, hiking, yoga, and rollerblading; often doing these things with her family. Candice loves traveling the world and has lived in Uganda and Latvia, where a pieces of her heart reside.

Contact Candice

1220 N. Main St. #5, Springville, UT

Phone: (801) 210-7216
Fax: (801) 785-1154