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October 14, 2021

Now Open in Cedar City, Utah

Life Launch Centers – Cedar City, UT

Partnering with Ascend Counseling & Wellness 1760 N Main St #105, Cedar City, UT 84721

Direct – 435-767-0552

Office Hours: Mon-Fri / 9 am – 5 pm

By Appointment Only

PRESS RELEASE - For Immediate Release


As suicide, anxiety and depression continue to rise, Ascend Counseling & Wellness has teamed up with Life Launch Centers to bring Intensive Outpatient Group Counseling to Cedar City, Utah.

Cedar City, UT. (October 15th, 2021) – As the mental health crisis in America continues to grow due to pandemics, politics and economic problems, it’s vital we increase availability of emotional resources within our communities. Mental health is a top concern felt by schools, employers and families across the state. In partnership with Ascend Counseling and Wellness, Life Launch Centers has opened Intensive Outpatient group counseling services in Cedar City, Utah to help families overcome struggles with anxiety & depression.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Thurmon Thomas has had a successful counseling practice for several years under the name of Ascend Counseling and Wellness off of 850 W. in Hurricane, Utah. He has been named executive director of the Life Launch Centers expansion in Cedar City and will now offer intensive outpatient group counseling services utilizing the extremely effective Life Launch Centers Resilience Model©.

Youth and young adults ages 11-26 years old in Cedar City will find empathy amongst their peers with group counseling and power in knowing they are not alone in their struggles. Guided by a therapist, groups learn the Life Launch Centers Resilience Model© an eight-step process combining the most powerful research based principles of DBT, (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and the resilience training from lead researcher Bréne Brown. Students learn how to regain control over difficult emotions and intentionally move back into logical thought processes. In conjunction with Ascend Counseling and Wellness, Life Launch Centers now has the ability to include amino acid supplements in their list of treatments. Many clients find great help overcoming anxiety and depression by including amino acid supplements as part of their treatment plan.

Director of Business Development Joe Newman said, “This really is great news for Cedar City. With the growing student population, we keep hearing we’ve got do do more to improve mental health in Southern Utah. We’re hopeful that as more and more families utilize this new resource, we’ll be able to help them overcome anxiety, depression, suicideal thoughts, and trauma. It will help them have the emotional tools they need to stay in school, get their education, and successfully launch into life. ”

Life Launch Centers – Cedar City is located in Integrated Counseling & Wellness at 1760 N Main St #105, Cedar City, UT 84721. Office Hours: Mon-Fri / 9 am – 5 pm. Toll Free 833-803-3883 or Direct – 435-767-0552 For more information about Life Launch Centers and the resources available, visit


Joe Newman – Director of Business Development

Thurmon Thomas – Executive Director – Life Launch Centers – Cedar City