Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Castle Rock, Colorado

Find a therapist in Castle Rock, Colorado that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Castle Rock, to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Carolyn Jones

LPC, RN, CEDS
27 years experience
Hello! My name is Carolyn Jones and I have worked in the mental health field in Colorado for the past 27 years - both as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Registered Nurse (RN). I received my Bachelor's in Nursing in 1978 from the University of Nebraska and my Master's Degree in Counselor Education in 1994 from the University of Wyoming. I have had the opportunity to work with older adolescents and... Read More
Hello! My name is Carolyn Jones and I have worked in the mental health field in Colorado for the past 27 years - both as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Registered Nurse (RN). I received my Bachelor's... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 27 years

Dr. Anna Jetton

PsyD
17 years experience
Hi! My name is Anna and I am so glad you are here. I have been in the counseling field for 17 years, and in that time I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including hospitals, prisons and various community agencies. Each experience not only helped me develop my expertise and skill set, but more importantly, I realized how much I love helping people achieve their desired personal growth. I am... Read More
Hi! My name is Anna and I am so glad you are here. I have been in the counseling field for 17 years, and in that time I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 17 years

Shelley Brannon

LMFT
6 years experience
Hello, My name is Shelley and I'd like to acknowledge you for taking the step to ask for support. It takes strength and courage to get this far and you already display these qualities. People from all walks of life and at all different times in their life can benefit from the right person listening to and supporting them. Having an objective person can be exactly what you need to move forward in a positive direction. ... Read More
Hello, My name is Shelley and I'd like to acknowledge you for taking the step to ask for support. It takes strength and courage to get this far and you already display these qualities. People from all walks of life and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Dana Krumholz

MA, LPC, LAC
7 years experience
I have a Master's Degree in Clinical Counseling from University of Northern Colorado. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Licensed Addictions Counselor. Since 2011, I have worked in community mental health providing treatment for clients who are facing issues with depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, bipolar disorder, and relationship problems. I teach people skills that can assist in managing intrusive thoughts that can lead to depression and anxiety. I enjoy helping clients... Read More
I have a Master's Degree in Clinical Counseling from University of Northern Colorado. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Licensed Addictions Counselor. Since 2011, I have worked in community mental health providing treatment for clients who are... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Jane Ambro

MSW, LCSW
15 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado with over 15 years counseling experience working with a wide range of clientele aging from 1-99. I have worked in the fields of medical social work, hospice, social services, and chronic illness. My experience include issues relating to grief and loss, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, anger management, and familial conflict. I believe in treating everyone with dignity and respect,... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado with over 15 years counseling experience working with a wide range of clientele aging from 1-99. I have worked in the fields of medical... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Christopher Akins

PhD, LPC
10 years experience
Hello and Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado with 10+ years of counseling and mindset coaching experience. My practice focuses on helping clients overcome challenges with trauma, substance abuse, and difficulties managing emotions. I also help them develop a growth mindset that enables them to succeed in achieving their life and career goals. In our sessions together we will focus on self exploration, and developing... Read More
Hello and Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado with 10+ years of counseling and mindset coaching experience. My practice focuses on helping clients overcome challenges with trauma, substance abuse, and difficulties managing emotions.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Deedra Ivie

LPC
6 years experience
Hi, I’m Deedra Ivie. My goal is to help you find the strength that is already inside of you and bring that to light. Each client is different and has needs unique to their upbringing and life circumstances. I enjoy learning about your past circumstances, ways of thinking and current situation to find the best way to move forward to achieve progress and find peace. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with most clients suffering from depression... Read More
Hi, I’m Deedra Ivie. My goal is to help you find the strength that is already inside of you and bring that to light. Each client is different and has needs unique to their upbringing and life circumstances. I enjoy... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Steffany (Steffi) Joslin

MA, LPC, CAC, II
7 years experience
Your story matters, and I'm committed to helping you grow through your experience. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado, and have 7 years of experience participating with individuals and families in reaching their goals. As a counselor, I work compassionately and collaboratively with my clients. My hope is that you feel known, accepted, and supported in reaching your goals during our time together. I specialize in helping individuals resolve past trauma and... Read More
Your story matters, and I'm committed to helping you grow through your experience. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado, and have 7 years of experience participating with individuals and families in reaching their goals. As a counselor,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Wendy Benedict

LCSW
12 years experience
My name is Wendy Benedict, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado. I earned my Master of Social Work degree, specializing in family theories, from Newman University in 2007. I've worked in many different settings with individuals and families who have a variety of personal issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD/trauma/abuse, addiction, family and relationship issues, and so much more. Over the past 11 years as a clinician, I... Read More
My name is Wendy Benedict, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado. I earned my Master of Social Work degree, specializing in family theories, from Newman University in 2007. I've worked in many different settings... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Steve Garufi

MA, LPC
16 years experience
With 15 years of experience, my areas of interest include depression, anxiety, self-image, healing from trauma and abuse, divorce recovery, overcoming shame, life transitional issues, matters of loneliness, and empowering others to pursue their dreams and career aspirations. I earned my B.A. in Political Science at Montclair State University in New Jersey in 1994 and gained my Masters in Counseling at Denver Seminary in 2002. I've been a Licensed Professional Counselor (#4201) in Colorado since... Read More
With 15 years of experience, my areas of interest include depression, anxiety, self-image, healing from trauma and abuse, divorce recovery, overcoming shame, life transitional issues, matters of loneliness, and empowering others to pursue their dreams and career aspirations. I earned... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Hilary Goulding

LMFT, MA
10 years years experience
I'm Hilary Goulding, M.A., LMFT, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of Castle Rock Behavioral Health, LLC. I provide therapy for children/adolescents, adults and families. I work with a variety of mental health concerns and specialize in depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, women's issues & self-worth. Read More
I'm Hilary Goulding, M.A., LMFT, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of Castle Rock Behavioral Health, LLC. I provide therapy for children/adolescents, adults and families. I work with a variety of mental health concerns and specialize in depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, women's issues & self-worth. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years years

An Overview of Mental Health in Castle Rock, Colorado

Mental health issues can strike anyone, anywhere, despite their social status, age or financial standing. Depression, addictive behaviors, anxiety and other disorders are becoming more common in the United States as people try to juggle mounting social pressures with their financial responsibilities and the unstable sociopolitical climate. Even people in the affluent neighborhood of Castle Rock, Colorado, are not immune to such issues; however, before the residents of this area can begin to treat their mental health problems, it is important that they first understand what might be causing them and what steps they can take to find treatment.

The Challenges of Finding a Therapist in Castle Rock

Castle Rock, Colorado is home to 55,747 individuals, with over four percent of the population living in outlying rural areas. This may make it difficult for people in these locales to get into the city to find the mental health treatment they need. Public transportation also may not be available for these residents, despite the city’s rapid growth.

Financial barriers might be an issue for some of the city’s residents as well. The cost of living in Castle Rock is 13 percent higher than in other parts of Colorado and 22 percent higher than the national average, which is a considerable gap. Despite a relatively low unemployment rate of 3.4 percent when compared to the country’s rate of 5.2 percent and a growing job market, the high cost of living may make mental health treatment a luxury many cannot afford.

Mental Health Challenges in Castle Rock

While Castle Rock’s job market may be booming, it could also be partly to blame for some of the mental health challenges people there are facing. Demands from clients and managers, the pressure to perform and be productive daily and the headaches that face those who commute into Colorado Springs five days a week may cause or trigger a variety of mental and emotional issues that include:

  • Anxiety disorder
  • Chronic Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Mood disorders

Each of these problems could grow worse if left untreated and may lead to self-harm and suicidal thoughts and actions.

Castle Rock’s environment and climate make it a haven for winter tourists who enjoy skiing, snowboarding and other cold-weather activities. However, some of the city’s residents may be affected by the long winters and heavy snowfall, which averages 71 percent annually. Being forced to stay indoors for days at a time during bad weather can lead to feelings of anxiety and depression or make the symptoms of these mental health issues worse.

Health care costs in Castle Rock may also be a challenge for those seeking treatment for their mental health problems. The health care index is 105, five percent greater than the national average, which means costs in the area for this kind of service may be elevated. While some clinics and other health services in the area may offer services on a sliding scale or depending on a patient’s financial status, not all individuals may have access to these discounts.

The Impact of Poverty on Mental Health in Castle Rock

Despite the overall affluence of the Castle Rock community, there are those who live in poverty within the community. Caucasians are most affected, with nearly 70 percent living under the poverty line, followed by Hispanics and Latinos. The Asian population seems the least affected by poverty and typically hold the highest-paying jobs in the city. However, there is still a small percentage of this demographic that lives in poverty. Individuals who cannot meet their cost of living are typically more likely to develop mental health issues, including depression and severe anxiety.

Poverty may be causing a connection between Castle Rock’s crime problems and a lack of mental health treatment. While the crime index itself is relatively low when compared to the national average, incidents of theft and property crimes are still common. While not all criminals who commit these acts suffer from a lack of mental health treatment, it may be a factor in other, more serious crimes, such as rape, violent crimes and assault.

Finding Mental Health Assistance in Castle Rock

If you live in Castle Rock, Colorado, and want to reach out for treatment, you can begin by finding a therapist on E-Counseling.com. No matter your struggles, this comprehensive directory allows you to find mental health care professionals by city or state. You do not have to let your depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder rule your life any longer; take that first step and reach out to find available help today.