Maria Skedros deep roots psychotherapy

Maria Skedros


I am a clinical mental health therapist with specialized training as a Sex Therapist and Sex Educator and have been certified by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). I received my Bachelor of Arts degree at Florida State University, and my Master’s Degree at the University of Utah.

I am an Associate Professor at the University of Utah, Master Social Work program. I am licensed in Utah, and Wyoming. I am solution focused, action-oriented, client centered, and empowerment based. My clinical expertise includes working with individuals that have been impacted by traumatic experiences, anxiety, and depression and or sexual trauma. I am LGBTQIA+ allied. My passion is assisting individuals connect with their individual power, finding the root cause of what is holding them back. We will break old patterns and pursue personal growth. We will examine the biological, psychological, sociological, spiritual and sexual factors that may be impacting your wellbeing. I am sex positive and welcome all gender orientations, sexual orientations and relationship structures and religious backgrounds.

I utilize evidence-based modalities including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, The Gottman Method, Mindfulness- MBSR, iRest/Yoga Nidra, and Somatic Therapies. 

See my profile on Psychology Today

Area of Specialties and Interests

  • Desire Discrepancies/Low libido
  • Erectile Dysfunction/Premature or delayed ejaculation
  • Sexual trauma
  • Religious Trauma/ how your religious beliefs or upbringing may be impacting your sexuality or intimate relationships.
  • Questioning or exploring your Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Sexuality
  • Transgender Health
  • Relationships- (monogamy, nonmonogamy), Straight, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual.
  • Medical or biological influences on sexual health. 

Stay in Touch

Sign up to get a free assessment, receive Deep Roots updates, retreat offerings, events at my office, etc.
Your privacy is important to us, and we will never sell or share your information.

* indicates required