Kenji K Hammon
MSW, LCSW, Founder, Therapist
Kenji was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon. He grew up ski racing, playing Water Polo and running whitewater rivers. After attending Occidental College in Los Angeles, he found himself confronted with substance abuse and mental health issues. Kenji has been in recovery since 2014 and is active in the recovery community and mental health provider system. Kenji attended Washington University in St Louis, where he earned his Masters in Social Work. While at Washington University, he focused his studies on substance abuse treatment and prison reentry programs. Kenji relocated to Salt Lake City in 2019 and has worked at First Step House and the University of Utah. Kenji is passionate about social justice, mental health therapy and outdoor activities.
Kenji looks forward to hearing from you and working with you on all of your life and mental health goals. He believes that therapy can be collaborative, personal, intimate and fun! Kenji loves helping people work towards building a healthy and satisfying life through therapy. Kenji uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. His specialties are Substance Use, Suicide Prevention, Depression, Anxiety and Trauma work. Kenji is a person who has accessed the mental health treatment system themselves and believe it should be positive, accessible and affordable. Ask him about sliding scale!
To provide affordable, accessible, virtual therapy in the state of Utah and beyond.
I was a former patient/client of his and I just want to say that he is very professional, understanding and caring.
I can attest that he does a very great job at what he does!
I don't have much else to say, other than he was a blessing in my life.