ANASTASIA POLLOCK, LCMHC
CLINICAL DIRECTOR
"Are life's challenges getting in the way or your ability to be happy? I like to help people tap into their own strengths and resources, in addition to introducing them to new tools and skills, that will help them to work through difficult situation and to feel better. I work with people in helping them to achieve whatever goal they wish to work toward. Each person is unique and I tailor counseling and therapy to each individual and their situation. I provide individual, group, family, and couples therapy and work mainly with adults and adolescents."
Anastasia Pollock, MA, LCMHC is passionate about working with people who have experienced trauma, women's issues, Dissociative Identity Disorders and other mental health issues. She has received extensive training in these areas and her clients have seen significant improvements in their lives and relationships during and after therapy. She has more than 13 years of experience in the mental health field. She is the Clinical Director at Life Stone Counseling Centers. She oversees all clinical efforts at Life Stone Counseling Centers, as well as designs all clinical programs, supervises staff, and provides direct care in the form or individual therapy, assessments, couples and family therapy.

Anastasia is an EMDR certified clinician, EMDRIA approved consultant and facilitator. She provides consultation and advanced trainings to clinicians who are interested in furthering and refining their knowledge and practice of EMDR, and treating clients who have experienced trauma.

Because of her strong background, Anastasia has quickly set herself apart as mental health "go-to" expert in the media. Anastasia is a featured author and expert contributor for Psych Central, Good Therapy, Deseret News, Fox13's The PLACE, and has contributed to many other's, including the Dr. Oz Show.

Anastasia is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She hold s a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University in Maryland, and two Bachelor's Degrees from the University of Utah; one in psychology and the other in sociology. Anastasia practices in the Salt Lake Location.
SPECIALTIES:
Trauma(complex), PTSD, Dissociation Identity Disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Couples Counseling, Postpartum Depression, Substance Abuse & Addiction
PRIMARY MODALITIES:
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR, Neurofeedback (NFB),
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness
RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Reasons Why Your Partner May Not be Hearing You and What You Can Do About It

KUTV’s Fresh Living with Anastasia Pollock, CMHC

Feeling unheard is, at best, very unpleasant and can lead to feelings of loneliness, frustration, and anxiety. Within a relationship it can cause major discord and lead to future communication problems and escalated conflict.  Anastasia Pollock, clinical mental health counselor and clinical director at Life Stone Counseling Centers, sat down with Kari & Brooke on Fresh Living today to talk about how one can improve communication with their partner, and in turn the quality of their relationship. Watch Now!

<p><a href="http://blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/a-closer-look-at-dissociative-identity-disorder-part-2#more-7935" target="_blank"><b>A Closer Look at Dissociative Identity Disorder, Part 2 </b></a><br/></p><p>The Oz Blog with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a><br/></p><p>It is readily apparent early on in treatment that my clients with 
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) are some of the most resilient, 
intelligent, and creative people on the planet. No matter how many 
people I treat, I am always left in awe of the strength and resilience 
of the human body and spirit. Of course, Bri’s case is no different. <a href="http://blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/a-closer-look-at-dissociative-identity-disorder-part-2#more-7935" target="_blank">Read More!</a><br/></p>

A Closer Look at Dissociative Identity Disorder, Part 2

The Oz Blog with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

It is readily apparent early on in treatment that my clients with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) are some of the most resilient, intelligent, and creative people on the planet. No matter how many people I treat, I am always left in awe of the strength and resilience of the human body and spirit. Of course, Bri’s case is no different. Read More!

<p><b><a href="https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ksl.com%2F%3Fnid%3D1388%26a%3D22304%26showid%3D2020%26n%3D&t=NTIwM2MzNzc5MTI5YWRjYTVmZTJjYTExZDkzZTBkNmE1OTMyZmY5NyxtZ0FRc2ZLYQ%3D%3D&p=&m=0" target="_blank">Find Your Identity Again After Being a Mom</a></b></p><p>KSLRadio’s The MOM Show with <a href="https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.anastasiapollock.com&t=MjgyNDZjYTc3NmI2ZDJkMmU4OTVmMDFhZjUwMTc5YmIyOTgyMWNhZixtZ0FRc2ZLYQ%3D%3D&p=&m=0" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>It is very common for moms to feel like they’ve lost a part of 
themselves after being mom for so long. Whether you are now an 
empty-nester, a young mom still coping with the transition to 
motherhood, or a mom of a few kids who now has some more time on her 
hands, it’s easy for moms to loose their identity along the way. Host 
Lindsay Aerts discusses with Anistasia Pollock, a psychotherapist with 
Lifestone Counseling why this is so common and how to get back your 
identity if you feel like you’ve lost it. <a href="https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ksl.com%2F%3Fnid%3D1388%26a%3D22304%26showid%3D2020%26n%3D&t=NTIwM2MzNzc5MTI5YWRjYTVmZTJjYTExZDkzZTBkNmE1OTMyZmY5NyxtZ0FRc2ZLYQ%3D%3D&p=&m=0" target="_blank">Listen Here!</a></p>

Find Your Identity Again After Being a Mom

KSLRadio’s The MOM Show with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

It is very common for moms to feel like they’ve lost a part of themselves after being mom for so long. Whether you are now an empty-nester, a young mom still coping with the transition to motherhood, or a mom of a few kids who now has some more time on her hands, it’s easy for moms to loose their identity along the way. Host Lindsay Aerts discusses with Anistasia Pollock, a psychotherapist with Lifestone Counseling why this is so common and how to get back your identity if you feel like you’ve lost it. Listen Here!

<p><a href="http://fox13now.com/2018/02/19/taking-the-stigma-out-of-dissociative-identity-disorder/" target="_blank"><b>Taking the Stigma out of Dissociative Identity Disorder </b></a><br/></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>Dissociative identity disorder (DID) also know as multiple personalities
 has been portrayed alot in movies and television. Shows like Fight 
Club, Sybil, and United States of Tara  all feature characters battling 
different versions of their own personality. These portrayals can seem 
like an overdramatized and unrealistic examples of a very real mental 
disorder. Therapist Anastasia Pollock of<a href="http://www.lifestonecenter.com" target="_blank"> Life Stone Counseling Centers</a>
 talked Dave Nemeth about how we can destigmatize this very real illness
 and help those who are affected. To read Anastasia’s article on the <a href="http://blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/what-you-need-to-know-about-dissociate-identity-disorder" target="_blank">Dr. Oz Blog CLICK HERE. </a> <a href="http://fox13now.com/2018/02/19/taking-the-stigma-out-of-dissociative-identity-disorder/" target="_blank">Watch here!</a><br/></p>

Taking the Stigma out of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) also know as multiple personalities has been portrayed alot in movies and television. Shows like Fight Club, Sybil, and United States of Tara  all feature characters battling different versions of their own personality. These portrayals can seem like an overdramatized and unrealistic examples of a very real mental disorder. Therapist Anastasia Pollock of Life Stone Counseling Centers talked Dave Nemeth about how we can destigmatize this very real illness and help those who are affected. To read Anastasia’s article on the Dr. Oz Blog CLICK HERE.  Watch here!

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