8184 South Highland Drive

Suite C8

Sandy UT, 84093

Voice 801-944-1666
Fax: 801-931-2088

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Sandy Counseling Centers

​Sandy Counseling is on most insurance panels and has a sliding fee scale for the uninsured.

Collectively we are on more than 30 insurance panels.


Salt Lake County Substance Abuse Council Member

Sandy Counseling Centers 

Our Therapists

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                    Kent McDonald, LMFT, Clinical Director (Spanish)​​


                  





I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have been for the past 40+ years. I am also an AAMFT approved Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor, for those that are new to the field. I provide counseling in both English and Spanish. I have a strong background in Couples, Children, and Family counseling, as well as in individual treatment, Domestic Violence treatment for victims and offenders, Substance Abuse Treatment, and Crisis Care Management work. I developed our Domestic Violence and Substance abuse treatment program, Pathways to Peace. Kent also does waivers for citizenship.

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                   Phillip Hansen, LCSW


                       




Phillip Hansen graduated from the University of Utah with a Masters degree in Social Work in 1990 and is fully licensed as a clinical social worker.  Phillip has various skills working with addictions, depression, anxiety, marital conflict, crisis intervention, and other mental health issues and disorders. Phillip works in the office one day a week on Monday's. The remainder of his time is spent working in Las Vegas Nevada as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. 

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                        Joseph Spalino, LMFT (Spanish)



                           



​I graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University in 2000, and with a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego in 2002.  I have been a fully licensed MFT counselor since 2005, and specialize in parenting issues (with over ten years leading the Parenting Group), children's issues, and supervising those new in the field, as an AAMFT Accredited Supervisor. I provide counseling in English and Spanish.  I have a background, training, and experience in grief and loss counseling at San Diego Hospice. I also have experience in providing domestic violence treatment and utilize multiple approaches to help clients to find solutions to their personal and interpersonal challenges.  My philosophy is finding the good in each person and family, and build upon what is already going right, while also challenging each person and relationship to grow to its highest potential.

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                        Jennifer Court, ACMHC


                                           




I hold a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and am an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. I also have a BA in Social Work.  I am trained in a variety of treatment modalities.  The approach I use is determined by the client’s preference, personal goals, and the nature of the issue being addressed. I have additional training in Play Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. I have always been authentically interested in the well being and uniqueness of everybody around me. I provide a safe place to explore issues that may be preventing clients from living the life they want. My experience includes working with clients from ages 3-years-old to 63 years old adults with a variety of issues involving sexual abuse, domestic violence, Depression, ADHD, Anxiety, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, anger issues, grief, single parenting, and other mood disorders.

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                       Jennifer White, LCSW

                                         






Jennifer White, LCSW has worked as a therapist with a focus on treatment related to mental health, relationship dynamics, trauma, anxiety, depression, sexuality, substance use disorders, faith transitions and services for domestic violence offenders. She has a Master Degree in Social Work. Jennifer enjoys being involved in the therapeutic process and is passionate about helping her clients heal, grow, and learn. Jennifer has a great love for people and respects their different viewpoints. She provides a safe space for clients to explore their experiences and gives support to help clients create meaningful change in their lives. Her services include individual, couple, family, and group therapy. 

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