Ava Hanson

Ava Hanson

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT)

North Ogden, Utah

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Personal Statement

Are you worried about your teen? Is your relationship is falling apart? or Do you feel more down or anxious than usual? If so, then you are pretty normal. These are among the most distressing symptoms that everyday people experience. However, you don’t have to go through these things alone. Having a confidential and safe place to work though problems with a trusted therapist can be very helpful.

Ava Hanson, MS, LAMFT, CTRS at Swinton & Associates Counseling is a marriage and family therapist that can help you define your goals, uncover the barriers that are holding you back from reaching them, and feel safe and heard enough to find courage to change and get relief from your symptoms. She believes that you have the answers to your heart's deepest questions, and she holds a space for you to discover them within and then live them.

She has been working in various therapeutic settings since 2009, and she specializes in relationship therapy. She has a unique ability to connect with teenagers and their parents who are struggling, as well as has a very high success rate in helping couples overcome problems to make their relationship stronger.

Client Focus (Age)

  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Therapy Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Infertility
  • Obsessive Compulsive
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness Based Approaches
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Play


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group

Services Fee

  • Therapy Session

Payment Types

Amex, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Online Profiles


License Name License State Year
Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT) 9066126-3904 Utah 2014


School Degree Major
Utah State University MS Marriage & Family Therapy
Brigham Young University BS Therapeutic Recreation Specialist