Therapists

As a leading provider of sex therapy, we take pride in offering top tier therapeutic services. Working day in and day out with couples who are struggling in their sexual relationship is just one of the reasons that we are a leading provider in the area. We are dedicated to serving the needs of our clients from a confidential, LDS gospel-centered counseling approach. Covenant Sex Therapy was started with a vision of providing highly specific and specialized counseling services to an in need population, and our expert therapists are committed to that ideal.

Anthony Hughes
Ph.D., MFT, CST
Dr. Hughes is a licensed marriage and family therapist and AAMFT approved supervisor in the state of Utah with a Ph.D. from Brigham Young University. He is a Certified Sex Therapist through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). In addition to owning and operating Covenant Sex Therapy, Dr. Hughes is an adjunct faculty teaching courses for graduate students at BYU and Argosy university focused on honing clinical skills and sex therapy. He has worked for many counseling centers in the Utah and Salt Lake county area, including LDS Family Services. Dr. Hughes now receives referrals from professors, medical doctors, and other therapists that need a highly specialized sex therapist for clients/patients. He has presented at state and national conferences, taught sex therapy at BYU, supervised other therapists working with clients presenting with sexual issues, authored articles being published in peer reviewed journals, taught CEU courses, guest lectured at many different universities, and worked with many clients struggling with sexual matters. Dr. Hughes is a member of both local (Utah Association for Marriage and Family Therapy; UAMFT) and national (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy; AAMFT) professional associations. Dr. Hughes has received certification for participating in a Sexual Attitude Reassessment (SAR) training in Boulder Colorado.
Bryan Kubricht
LAMFT
Bryan Kubricht has a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from Brigham Young University (BYU) and is currently finishing an MFT PhD from BYU. He is an associate licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.Bryan has taught classes at BYU on cross cultural families, research methods, and co-taught practicum. He has helped clients heal from past sexual trauma, sexual addiction, and pornography usage. He has worked with a variety of sexual issues with adolescents and adults in family and couple therapy. Furthermore, he is well versed in High Functioning Autism working with adolescents and adults in both family and couple therapy. He He views therapy as a safe healing place to address issues in a kind and understanding way. He helps clients deal with depression, anxiety, and shame that has resulted from presenting issues. He takes pride in his profession and works hard to create a collaborative safe environment for clients. Furthermore, he is committed to foster healing for those suffering.
Erin Stocking
LCMHC
Erin Stocking has a Master of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the state of Utah. She is also a National Certified Counselor and a professional member of the NBCC. She has completed Gottman training 1 and 2. She has 9+ years working as a therapist specializing in addiction and recovery, sexual trauma and abuse recovery, mood disorders, personality disorders, and depressive issues stemming from addiction and past trauma. Erin specializes in treating pornography and sexual addiction, both with couples and adolescent clients. She has a clear understanding of 12 Step programs and is a recovering addict herself. She spent 6+ years working with poverty and minority adolescent patients in a residential setting, who suffered from sexual trauma, sexual offending, and addiction backgrounds. Erin works as an educator and administrator during the day for a local behavioral hospital. She has been an educator and trainer in her previous mental health positions. Erin and her husband have been married over 20 years. She enjoys working with couples to form positive sexual relationships, recover from sexual addiction, and increase sexual satisfaction. She takes pride in helping clients to heal from past trauma, as well as to aid those seeking freedom from their current addictive personalities. Erin is available to see couples, individuals, and adolescent clients at the Sandy, Utah location.
Li Ping Su
LAMFT
Li Ping Su-Kubricht has a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from Brigham Young University (BYU) and is currently an MFT PhD candidate from BYU. She is an associate licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Li Ping has taught classes at BYU on cross cultural families and human development and research practicums. She has a passion for helping couples and families overcome life’s difficulties and reach their full potential. She works hard to make sure that she understands each client’s unique needs and provides safety and individualized therapy that benefits each client. She focuses on healing past trauma both psychologically and spiritually. She has helped clients heal from past childhood trauma, sexual problems, and attachment injury. She has worked with a variety of issues related to trauma with children, adolescents, and adults in family and couple therapy. She has extensive knowledge and understanding on how trauma influences individual’s emotional regulation, accurate perception, physical health, and relationship with others from a neurobiological perspective. She believes good treatment consists of establishing communication and trust in a secure environment as well as an integration of body, mind, and spirit. Li Ping is a fully trained Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist. She is fluent in both English and Mandarin.
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Tasha Bates
LAMFT
Tasha Bates has a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brigham Young University. She is a licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Utah. She believes strongly in fostering a sense of empowerment of individuals and greater partnership within couples to work through problems. Relationally, she aims to increase a better sense of trust and care among partners. She views therapy as a space to work in collaboration with clients to find new solutions and to understand concerns. She has been a specialist guest lecturer at Utah Valley University and Argosy University on the topic of sex therapy. At BYU she led a group that focused on LDS spirituality and sexuality and how the two are integrated. She enjoys working with anxiety and trauma surrounding sexual experiences as well as sexual addictions. She has also worked with issues surrounding health and eating, body image, and self-esteem, particularly among women. She strongly believes in working to create a positive sexual identity that compliments spirituality and relational desires. Her research interests have focused on marital attachment and overall health. Therefore, many of her techniques include activities to encourage both physical and mental health. Tasha is available to meet with clients at both the Provo and Sandy office locations.
Bonnie Young-Petersen
Therapist
A native of Seattle Washington, Bonnie believes deeply in the capacity of the human spirit to heal from hurt, disappointment, or trauma. She believes that in order for healing to occur, individuals need to feel valued, respected, and to be treated as complete, whole persons. Bonnie approaches therapy with the goal of increasing self-efficacy and self compassion with a focus on her clients' strengths and emotional needs. Her research at BYU has included extensive studies of sexuality and the effects of pornography in relationships. Bonnie has coauthored several academic articles showcasing her research and has written a book chapter for an academic publication on the effects of pornography use among young adults. She has presented her findings at national and international conferences and has won awards for her research. She has an amazing ability to translate all of her knowledge into therapeutic application to meet the needs of many struggling with out of control sexual behavior. Bonnie is a member of The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and is a regular guest lecturer at BYU on the topics of sexuality and pornography. Bonnie is also one of our Spanish speakers.

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