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Mormons and Mental Health Therapy: KSL Radio Interview

Mormons & Mental Health KSL RadioWasatch Family Therapy’s Julie Hanks, LCSW, Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, and colleague Sue Beuhner, LCSW talk with KSL Newsradio’s Amanda Dickson on a special LDS Conference edition of “A Woman’s View” program.

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Normal or Not? Bedtime Issues

normal or not bedtime issues

It’s another round of “Normal or Not” with Todd and Erin on Rewind 100.7 where LCSW Julie Hanks fields listeners’ questions. Today’s topic: bedroom issues!

One woman can’t go to bed without doing her hair, and another man gets upset if his wife doesn’t go to bed at the same time as him every night. Listen to the segment to find out if these behaviors are normal or not.


5 Minute Relationship Fix: The “S” Word

5 minute relationship fix

Here is the most recent “5 Minute Relationship Fix” segment from the Todd & Erin Show, where I share quick tips to strengthen relationships in just five minutes!

This week, we’re tackling a topic that comes up over and over again: the “S” word. Yep, that’s right, we’re talking about sex!

Too often, women feel like sex is a chore, while men are often wanting sex to be spontaneous. Listen here for how planning sex can help you and your partner have a more fulfilling relationship!


Needy Or Not? Julie Hanks on Jerry Doyle Show


There’s something exciting about doing something for the first time, and luckily I had another “first” yesterday. I was interviewed on The Jerry Doyle Show on The Talk Radio Network (the 6th largest syndicated talk radio show) We chatted about a topic I commented on earlier this week The Wall Street Journal – neediness in relationships. Jerry referenced Tuesday’s article “I’m OK. You’re Needy” by Bonds columnist Elizabeth Bernstein.

We also touched on the importance of self-care and stress and Jerry mentioned my forthcoming book “The Burnout Cure”. While this was my first interview with Jerry but I hope it won’t be my last! Jerry recently launched a new website Epic Times “Conservative News You Can Use” and I’ve been invited to be a featured contributor.


Got Questions For Julie Hanks? Be A Guest On Her New Radio Show

We are proud to announce The Julie Hanks Show on Sirius XM 143 BYU Radio with our own Executive Director, Julie Hanks, LCSW. As a mother, wife, and therapist of 20 years, Julie has helped individuals and families create close relationships and overcome obstacles to create amazing lives.


Clair Mellenthin Featured On “A Woman’s View” and

Clair Mellenthin, clinical director,  joined Amanda Dickson on “A Woman’s View” to discuss the
deeper meaning of texting. Why do some people prefer to text instead of talk? It seems that some may prefer the added layer of distance that this method of communication allows for.

“It’s all about perception,” Clair Mellenthin, clinical director for Wasatch Family Therapy, explained. “Kids think, ‘Mom, if you call me, that’s going to take all my time. Just text me.’ When in reality, it’s about the same.”

“It may be dehumanizing our relationships,” Mellenthin opined. “It puts distance in our relationships. People break up. They get together. They do it all on text and on Facebook.”

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Julie Hanks Shares Stop Whining Tips: WCCO Radio’s Chad Hartman Show

Julie Hanks was interviewed by WCCO Radio in Minnesota discussing therapists’ new approach To Stop the Whining in therapy. Hear why Julie believes whining is bad for an individual and listen to suggestions for dealing with someone who whines too much.


Julie Hanks

Julie Hanks, LCSW


Mean Girls Get Married: KZHT Radio

Chelsea Madsen, MS, AMFTWasatch Family Therapy’s Chelsea Madsen‘s doctoral research is getting a lot of media attention! Her KSL Television appearances have had thousands of hits on and have created quite a buzz. In fact, my husband and I went to dinner with friends, and they had seen the segment!

KZHT’s Morning Zoo asked Chelsea to stop by and talk more about mean girls phenomenon in marriage. My teenage daughter called me on her way to school and said, “Chelsea’s from Wasatch is on 97.1!”

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