Last edited 12/11/2023

Candas Elder CSW

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Candas Elder (LCSW) has been working to enrich the lives of individuals since 2013. Through her comprehensive masters of social work program at Utah Valley University, Candas gained the knowledge and skills she has used to help 100's of clients achieve their goals. Candas works with people through the lifespan. She loves to witness the positive progress of any client no matter their age: child, adolescent, or adult. She specializes in working with people who have Autism and/or other special needs, trauma-including PTSD, behavioral concerns, anxiety, depression, spiritual healing-including those seeking to address their concerns within their LDS faith, faith transitioning, and LGBTQ+. Candas uses a variety of evidence-based, effective modalities depending on the specific needs of her clients through telehealth. These modalities include: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Mindfulness.




LGBTQIA related issues

General Expertise





Bipolar disorder

Child mental health

Eating disorders


In-Network Insurance


Cigna EAP


Evernorth Health Services

MediNcrease Health Plans


UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Pastoral & Faith Based Counseling


  • Utah, CSW, 10092413-3501


Utah Valley University

Online Therapy

Office at 3051 W Maple Loop Dr, Lehi, UT

Frequently Asked Questions About Candas Elder, CSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Candas Elder, CSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Candas Elder accepting new clients?

Yes, Candas Elder is accepting new clients for online therapy in Utah and in-person appointments at 3051 W Maple Loop Dr, Suite 210, Lehi, UT, 84043.

Does Candas Elder accept insurance?

Yes, Candas Elder accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna EAP, DMBA, Evernorth Health Services, MediNcrease Health Plans, Optum and UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete.

Does Candas Elder offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Candas Elder offers in-person appointments at 3051 W Maple Loop Dr, Suite 210, Lehi, UT, 84043.

Does Candas Elder offer online therapy?

Yes, Candas Elder offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Utah.

How quickly can I see Candas Elder?

Candas Elder typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Candas Elder speak?

Candas Elder conducts therapy sessions in English and Spanish.

Can I book an appointment with Candas Elder online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Candas Elder online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.