Marlene Riggs

CSW | Therapist

Marlene is passionate about helping children, youth, young adults, and families work through difficult life experiences, transitions, and mental health challenges, utilizing evidence-based assessments and interventions. She has a lot of experience working with children and youth, and also adults with severe mental illness. Marlene has helped individuals work through issues dealing with emotion regulation, anxiety and depression, grief and loss, abuse, self-esteem, suicide ideation, trauma, relationship challenges, and many other issues. In addition to obtaining her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of Utah, and Certified Social Worker license (CSW), she obtained her Secondary Education teaching license in Health Education from Utah Valley University. She firmly believes that our emotional, physical, social, and spiritual health are connected. Marlene strives to help individuals and families heal from trauma, repair and strengthen relationships, learn skills and strategies to cope effectively with life’s trials and challenges, and to find more hope and happiness in their lives. Marlene loves working with clients from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds! Let’s start this healing journey together!


Marlene has training in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Suicide prevention, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Substance use and prevention, and Mind Body Bridging. She is Gottman Level II certified and is working to become trained in EMDR and Play Therapy.


When Marlene is not working, she loves to spend time with family and friends, travel, read, play the piano, and engage in all types of outdoor activities, including hiking and boating.

Contact Marlene

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

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