Andrea Shields Marriage & Family Therapy, LLC

Individuals, Couples & Families

Individuals


I offer individual therapy for children (6+), adolescents and adults. I work with issues including but not limited to anxiety, behavioral issues, depression, parenting, school issues and self confidence building. 



I would be honored to have the opportunity to support you and/ or your family through your transformation and growth as well as the tougher times in our life and relationships. 

Families & Couples

I enjoy helping families learn the skills of cooperation, compassion and understanding to help the family unit work, communicate and grow with each other.  

I also work with couples in varying dynamics in their relationships. We work on restoring open and honest communication, breaking destructive patterns and manage the different phases of a relationship. In couples’ session we strive to give couples the skills that they can take from the session into their daily lives; to achieve a more fulfilling relationship and a deeper connection.    

About Andrea

I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. I earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, a Master's Degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica and a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. 


I am a Certified Gottman Educator with Bringing Baby Home program & have completed Level 1 Training in the Gottman Method Couples Training. 


I am a member of the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists and a member of the Jung Society of Utah.

Insurance & Payment Information

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Insurances I participate in:

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Work Partners - Employee Assistance Program
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (out of network with Focal Point Plan)
  • Cigna - (out of Network)
  • Crime Victims Reparations (CVR)
  • Employee Assistance Programs (E4)
  • Educators Mutual (EMI)
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Advocate (Employee Assistance)
  • Health Smart
  • Humana /ChoiceCare Network
  • Intermountain Health Care (IHC) EAP ONLY
  • Life Solutions Employee Assistance Program
  • Magellan - (out of network)
  • MHN
  • MHNet - (out of network)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS, Beaech Street, Health EOS, Value Point)
  • Mutual of Omaha Employee Assistance
  • PEHP Summit & Capital Care (out of network with Advantage Plan and Star Plan)
  • Select Med or IHC - (out of network)
  • Tricare
  • Optum United Healthcare 
  • United Health Care
  • UMR
  • University of Utah Health Plans 
    • Healthy Preferred 
    • Healthy Premier 
  • Wise Provider Network

Self Pay Patients

I offer a sliding scale for cash paying patients who do not have insurance; please inquire.

Forms of Payment

I take Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and HSA Cards

I also take debit cards as well as cash. 

I am sorry but I do not take VENMO payments.

Psychology Services

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  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety

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  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills

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  • Depression
  • Divorce / Separation
  • Emotional Upset
  • Family Conflicts

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  • Impulse Control
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting

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  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem 
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma & PTSD

Why do I love cairns (and why they are around my office)?

I have always loved stacked rocks for their beauty however their meaning brings a special piece to my practice: They have been used throughout history to mark one's personal passage through an area.


In my opinion its a beautiful reminder of where we have been and where we are headed. 


 http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Cairn 

Contact Us

If you have scheduled an appointment for a minor child, you must attend sessions with that minor for legal and billing reasons and also to assist in the therapy for your minor. Thank you 

Andrea Shields Marriage & Family Therapy, LLC

4885 S 900 E, Suite 110C Salt Lake City, Utah 84117, United States

(801) 824-2862

Office Hours

Monday: 11 am - 6 pm

Tuesday: 11 am - 6 pm

Wednesday: 11 am - 6 pm

Thursday: 11 am - 6 pm


 Please call today for an appointment.  


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Why choose a Marriage & Family Therapist

Marriage & Family Therapists are trained in systematic or relational therapy and believe that throughout life we exhist in a number of relationships that directly and indirectly impact our well-being. Our relationships with family, friends, co-workers and neighbors influence and create our individual experiences. Find out more about how an MFT can help you navigate your journey.

AAMFT Approved Supervisor

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I am an AAMFT Supervisor  that can supervise students who are in school or in their internship who need an MFT Supervisor. I have worked with individuals or through the clinics they are placed in.


If you are in need of a supervisor please email me for more information. 


My desire is to  help grow and strengthen our MFT community.  


Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing for Marriage & Family Therapist


American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Supervision - Andrea Shields, LMFT