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Julie Hanks LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist 

Dr, Julie de Azevedo Hanks is keenly aware of the many issues facing women, couples and families today. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over twenty years experience in the mental health field, Dr. Hanks is the founder and executive director of Wasatch Family Therapy, a private practice that provides effective counseling to individuals, couples, and families. She is passionate about helping women improve their personal lives, marriages, and family relationships.

She specializes in women’s emotional health and relationship issues and speaks regularly at workshops, seminars, and offers keynote presentations helping women find the balance between caring for themselves and their loved ones. Dr. Hanks is a regular self-improvement contributor on KSL’s TV’s top women’s lifestyle show Studio 5, hosted a satellite radio show “The Julie Hanks Show”, was a talk show host and producer for a KJZZ TV 14’s Home Team, and is the go-to authority for many additional media outlets (WSJ, Cosmo, Parenting, Women’s Health, Reader’s Digest, Redbook, TLC, Fox News & more) regarding mental health and relationship topics. Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and a master’s degree in clinical social work, and a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy at University of Louisiana at Monroe.

I am currently not accepting new psychotherapy clients. To schedule a psychotherapy, marriage or family therapy appointment with one of my trusted colleagues please call Brittney at 801.944.4555 or visit

I am accepting personal coaching clients.

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
  • Board Certified in Practice with Children Their Families (ABECSW)
  • Certified Daring Way Facilitator – Candidate
  • International Psychotherapy Institute (Associate Member)
  • Association of Mormon Counselors & Psychotherapists
  • International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • National Eating Disorder Association
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Certified Caring Economy Community Advocate Program