Faith Crises, Transitions, and/or Awakenings


At Progressive Paths Therapy we specialize in helping people who are going through some type of faith crisis, faith shift, difficult faith transition, or faith awakening of any kind, particularly those who are or were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

We understand that faith crises can be profoundly disorienting, disturbing, and lead to feeling misunderstood and alone. We also understand that spouses, family members, friends, and loved ones often may be afraid and may not know how to understand or help. Therapy for individuals, couples, and families can be tremendously helpful to you as you go through this experience on your own and with your loved ones.

Dr. Marty Erickson has worked with persons going through Mormon faith crises, along with their partners and loved ones, since 20010. He specializes also in helping couples navigate this critical experience together in their marriage when one or both are going through a faith crisis. He is current president of the Mormon Mental Health Association (a secular organization which provides training, education, and outreach to mental health professionals and allied professionals who work with people across the Mormon faith spectrum. Providing culturally sensitive, competent, and evidence-based, best-practice approaches consistent with professional ethics). Our other therapists have had their own various training and experience understanding and helping people going through Mormon faith crises, they were vetted before hire for interest and ability to do this faith crisis work, and they each receive ongoing guidance, training, and supervision around working with Mormon faith crises.

We welcome you to talk as openly, genuinely, and vulnerably as you want to in therapy regarding your own experiences with Mormonism—all the bad all the good in any way you want/need. Your therapist will have no specific agenda for your own faith/beliefs. Except that your therapist will want to help you find a way forward that is meaningful, healthy, and in line with your own deepest values, meaning, and purpose for your life and relationships.

If you or a loved one are experiencing a faith crisis, faith shift, transition, or awakening of some kind, and would like therapy help in navigating this complex road in your personal life and in your relationships, please contact us today.

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Progressive Paths Therapy logo | Counseling Services | Orem, UT 84097

1175 South 800 East, 2nd floor
Orem, UT 84097


We specialize in working with diverse and multicultural individuals, couples, and families. All of us specialize in working with issues of social justice and systemic oppression facing minorities.

Therapy services are available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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