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Utah Family Therapy Extends a Helping Hand to BlueCross BlueShield Clients through Intensive Outpatient Programs

In recent years, there has been a monumental shift in the way society views mental health and BlueCross BlueShield are leading the way. 

It is no longer a topic confined to hushed whispers but is instead being discussed openly, acknowledging the importance of mental well-being. 

Fortunately, the stigma surrounding mental health is dissipating, and individuals are now more willing to seek the help they need. 

Utah Family Therapy has emerged as a guiding light in this regard, particularly for Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BlueCross BlueShield) clients, offering comprehensive and specialized programs tailored to your unique needs.

Utah Family Therapy has long been recognized for its unwavering commitment to providing mental health and support services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. 

Our recent collaboration with BlueCross BlueShield signifies a significant step forward in ensuring that those in need can access the care they deserve. 

One of our standout programs, the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), has become a beacon of hope for many, offering a structured, supportive, and intensive approach to mental health treatment.

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Understanding the Intensive Outpatient Program: A Lifeline for Many

The Intensive Outpatient Program offered by Utah Family Therapy stands as a testament to our dedication to fostering mental wellness. 

This program is specifically designed for individuals who require a higher level of care than traditional outpatient therapy but do not need the round-the-clock supervision of inpatient treatment. 

It is a flexible and effective solution that allows participants to continue their daily routines while receiving the necessary therapeutic support.

Tailored Care for BlueCross BlueShield Clients

  • The collaboration between Utah Family Therapy BlueCross and BlueShield has opened doors for clients, ensuring they have access to the specialized care they require. 

The IOP is a particularly invaluable resource for BlueCross BlueShield clients, offering a range of therapeutic services, including: 

  • Individual counseling
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Counseling
  • and psychiatric evaluation and medication management if necessary. (Psych Eval and Med management is handled by a third party psychiatrist.)

One of the significant advantages of the Online IOP is its flexibility. 

Recognizing the diverse needs of our clients, Utah Family Therapy has programs that accommodates various schedules. 

Whether someone is balancing work commitments, educational pursuits, or family responsibilities, our is IOP could fit your life. 

This flexibility ensures that clients receive the support they need and promotes a sense of empowerment and control over your healing process.

Comprehensive Support for Individuals and Families

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Helping the entire family find hope and healing.

Utah Family Therapy’s Intensive Outpatient Program goes beyond traditional therapy by incorporating a holistic approach to healing. 

Participants not only engage in individual and group counseling sessions but also have access to educational workshops, life skills training, and fun activities. 

This well-rounded approach addresses the multifaceted nature of mental health, recognizing that emotional well-being is intricately connected to various aspects of our life.

For families, the IOP offers specialized counseling sessions aimed at fostering understanding, communication, and healing within the family unit. 

Family members are encouraged to actively participate in the therapeutic process, creating a supportive environment that nurtures recovery. 

By involving families, Utah Family Therapy ensures that the positive changes made during the program have a lasting impact, extending far beyond the duration of the sessions.

The Impact of Intensive Outpatient Programs

The benefits of Intensive Outpatient Programs, especially in a supportive and caring environment like Utah Family Therapy, are profound. 

Participants not only learn essential coping skills but also develop a robust support network comprising therapists, peers, and family members. 

This sense of connection with community plays a pivotal role in the recovery journey, providing encouragement, understanding, and empathy.

Moreover, the structured nature of the IOP instills a sense of routine and stability in the lives of participants. 

Many individuals struggling with mental health issues find solace in the predictability of the program, as it provides a framework within which they can navigate their challenges. 

This structure, combined with the guidance of experienced therapists, equips participants with the tools they need to manage their symptoms effectively.

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Brighter Future for Mental Health Support

The collaboration between Utah Family Therapy and BlueCross BlueShield signifies a significant stride toward a future where mental health support is accessible, inclusive, and effective. 

By offering specialized programs such as the Intensive Outpatient Programs, individuals, couples, and families can now embark on their healing journey with confidence, knowing that they have a dedicated team of professionals supporting them every step of the way.

Scope of Outpatient Services

In the realm of mental health treatment, Utah Family Therapy’s collaboration with BlueCross BlueShield transcends the ordinary. 

While the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is undeniably a cornerstone of our services, the scope of our outpatient offerings is even broader, ensuring that every individual’s unique needs are met with precision and compassion.

Art and Expressive Therapy

Recognizing the power of creativity, Utah Family Therapy provides art and expressive therapy in its outpatient services. 

This innovative approach enables clients to express complex emotions and thoughts non-verbally, often uncovering deep-seated issues and facilitating the healing process.

Mindfulness and Meditation Sessions

Meditation is slowing down, relax and breathe.

Mindfulness and meditation are powerful tools for managing stress, anxiety, and depression.

Utah Family Therapy’s outpatient programs incorporate mindfulness and meditation sessions, empowering individuals with techniques to stay present, reduce negative thinking, and cultivate inner peace.

Trauma-Informed Therapy

Many individuals seeking therapy have experienced trauma.

Utah Family Therapy’s trauma-informed therapy approach acknowledges the widespread impact of trauma and provides a safe, supportive environment for clients to heal.

This specialized outpatient service is particularly beneficial for those dealing with PTSD or childhood trauma.

Grief Counseling

Grieving is a natural process, but it can be overwhelming.

Utah Family Therapy offers outpatient grief counseling, guiding individuals through their grief journey.

These sessions provide a space to express emotions, find coping mechanisms, and eventually find acceptance after loss.

Social Skills Training

Social Skills Development
Social Skills goes beyond communication.

For individuals struggling with social interactions, Utah Family Therapy offers social skills training as part of our outpatient services.

These sessions focus on building communication skills, empathy, and self-confidence, enhancing clients’ ability to navigate social situations effectively.

Stress Management Workshops

Stress is a common aspect of modern life, and managing it is essential for mental well-being.

Utah Family Therapy conducts stress management workshops as part of its Intensive Outpatient Programs.

These workshops equip individuals with practical tools to handle stress, promoting resilience and mental clarity.

Couples Counseling

Relationships often undergo challenges, and Utah Family Therapy’s outpatient couples counseling is tailored to address these issues constructively.

Experienced therapists help couples navigate communication barriers, rebuild trust, and strengthen their bond, fostering healthier relationships.

Supportive Community Integration

Building Community
Part of the healing process is building your community.

Utah Family Therapy believes in the power of community. 

Our outpatient services include initiatives to integrate clients into supportive community groups and activities.

 This fosters a sense of belonging, reduces feelings of isolation, and provides ongoing support beyond formal therapy sessions.

In essence, Utah Family Therapy’s collaboration with BlueCross BlueShield builds bridges toward holistic mental wellness. 

By embracing a diverse range of outpatient services, individuals, couples, and families can embark on transformative journey, finding strength, resilience, and hope within the supportive framework of Utah Family Therapy’s comprehensive mental health programs. 

This collaborative effort heralds a future where mental health is not just a priority but a profound and attainable reality for all.


In conclusion, the integration of mental health services into mainstream healthcare, primarily through collaborations like the one between Utah Family Therapy and BlueCross BlueShield, marks a pivotal moment in our society. 

It paves the way for a future where mental health is prioritized and destigmatized. 

Through innovative programs like the Intensive Outpatient Program, individuals are not only finding the help they need but also rediscovering hope, resilience, and the strength to overcome even the most challenging circumstances.

10 Tips for BlueCross BlueShield Clients

Here are 10 tips for Blue Cross Blue Shield clients to make the most out of your health insurance coverage and ensure you receive the best possible care:

1. Understand Your Plan

Familiarize yourself with the specifics of your BlueCross BlueShield plan.

Know what is covered, what isn’t, co-pays, deductibles, and any limitations.

This knowledge will help you make informed decisions about your healthcare.

2. Use In-Network Providers When Possible

BlueCross BlueShield has a network of healthcare providers.

Utilizing in-network specialists, and hospitals can significantly reduce your out-of-pocket costs.

3. Regular Check-ups and Preventive Care

Many preventive services are often covered fully or at a lower cost.

Schedule regular check-ups, vaccinations, and screenings.

Prevention is vital to maintaining good health.

4. Emergency Care

In case of emergencies, seek care at the nearest hospital.

BlueCross BlueShield plans usually cover emergency services even if the hospital is out-of-network.

5. Prescription Medications

Understand your prescription drug coverage.

Some plans have mail-order options or preferred pharmacies where you can get your medications at a lower cost.

Always ask for generic alternatives if available.

6. Utilize Telehealth Services

Many BlueCross BlueShield plans offer telehealth services.

This can be a convenient and cost-effective way to consult with healthcare professionals for non-emergency issues.

7. Know The Appeal Process

If a claim is denied, you have the right to appeal.

Familiarize yourself with the appeal process outlined in your policy.

Don’t hesitate to appeal if you believe a service should be covered.

8. Stay Organized

Keep records of your medical bills, claims, and correspondence with the insurance company.

This can be immensely helpful if there are discrepancies or if you need to appeal a decision.

9. Wellness Programs

BlueCross BlueShield often provides access to wellness programs.

These might include fitness classes, or mental health resources.

Take advantage of these services to enhance your well-being.

10. Ask Questions

If you are uncertain about a procedure, bill, or any aspect of your insurance, ask questions.

BlueCross BlueShield usually has customer service representatives available to assist you.

Being well-informed can save you from unnecessary expenses.

Remember, being proactive and well-informed about your health insurance coverage can lead to better health outcomes and reduced healthcare costs. Don’t hesitate to reach out to Blue Cross Blue Shield for any clarifications or concerns you might have. Your health and well-being are our priority.

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Lets face it, who likes to talk about their crap with other people? 

If you’re like most clients, you’re used to being judged despite hearing so many people talk about non judgment and when you do open up, it seems like the more you share, the less likely you are to get compassion. 

We’ve worked our butts off to create a clinic where the unfiltered, real you, can show up and heal, so dammit give therapy a chance

We love the unfiltered real you, let’s heal together. – Utah Family Therapy Team