Laura M. Brotherson, LMFT, CST, CFLE

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified Sex Therapist
Certified Family Life Educator

Contact Info
Phone: 801-709-0253 (voice and text msgs)
Email: Info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)
Link: (for current clients to schedule)
Link: (Laura’s Wait List)
Link: (New Client Portal Set Up)
Link: (Zoom Video Set Up)

Office Hours – (Mountain Time)
Tuesdays: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Fridays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Regular Session Fee: $150/hr / Priority Clients: $180/hr
Payment Method: Credit Card / Check / Cash
Insurance: Private Pay only

Specialties and Services
  • Marriage Preparation
  • Marriage Counseling & Enrichment
  • Relationship Skill Building
  • Couple Communication
  • Conflict Resolution (money, sex, parenting, housework, time, etc.)
  • Sex Therapy (desire, arousal, climax, etc.)
  • Healthy Sexuality/Sex and Intimacy Issues
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Healthy Boundaries/Reducing Codependency and Counterdependency
  • Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity Recovery
  • Partner’s Betrayal Trauma/Infidelity
  • Family/Parent-Teen Relationships
  • Parent Education and Support
  • In-Office Counseling Sessions
  • Secure Video Conferencing Sessions
  • Couples
  • Individuals
  • Families
Therapeutic Approaches
  • Collaborative
  • Systemic
  • Holistic
  • Solution-focused
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mindfulness
  • Positive Psychology
  • Emotion focused
  • Attachment focused
  • Differentiation

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Sex Therapist (CST), Laura M. Brotherson is the founder of The Marital Intimacy Institute with a mission to help couples create “Sextraordinary Marriages”. Laura shares her passion for building strong marriages and families as the author of the best-selling book, And They Were Not Ashamed: Strengthening Marriage through Sexual Fulfillment, and her latest book Knowing HER Intimately: 12 Keys for Creating a Sextraordinary Marriage. She counsels with individuals, couples and families in private practice (and online), and is the host of “The Marital Intimacy Show” podcast and creator of YouTube “Marriage Messages”.

As a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE), Laura is also actively engaged in providing marriage education through Couples Cruises, articles, newsletters, radio and television broadcasts, and presenting at conferences and workshops. Laura is passionate about helping couples navigate the intricacies of intimacy to help build stronger marriages and families. She and her husband, Kevin, are the founders of StrengtheningMarriage.comyour trusted resource for education, products and services to strengthen marriages… intimately!

  • Certified Sex Therapist (CST) — American Board of Sexology (ABS) – Diplomate
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) — Idaho and Utah
  • Advanced training in Christian Sex Therapy — The Institute for Sexual Wholeness (ISW)
  • Divorce Busting Intensive Training — Michele Weiner Davis
  • Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) — National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
  • Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) — Capella University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Family Science — Brigham Young University (BYU)
Professional Associations
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) – Member
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) — Clinical Member
  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) — Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE)
  • Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists (AMCAP) — Member
  • Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education (CMFCE) — Smart Marriages — Member
  • International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) — Member
  • Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment (ACME) — Member


Last updated – Nov 14, 2018