Dr. Najmeh Hourmanesh, PhD


EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

Online Therapy

About Me

I enjoy the outdoors and travelling and meeting and learning about new people, new cultures and languages.

Education & Experience

I have over 20 years of experience working with traumatized children, adolescents, and adults. I am a certified EMDR, Internal Family System, Sand Tray therapy, and Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S). I am endorsed as a level 1 sensori-motor psychotherapist as well. I have worked in a variety of settings including schools, community mental health agencies, hospitals, and private practice with these populations. I also work with other mental health issues including anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and especially physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect. I also supervise other therapists and graduate students in doing therapy.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I am a member of IFS institute, Association of Play Therapy (APT), and EMDRIA.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors


  • English
  • Farsi


  • Medicaid

Optum Salt Lake County Medicaid