Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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


Jillian Hopkins

MA,LPC,LMHC
35 years experience
I am a licensed psychotherapist with over 35 years of experience working with individuals, couples and groups. Trained in integrated behavioral health, mind/body health, meditation, mindfulness, family systems, couple's counseling, narrative coaching, trauma work, hypnotherapy, psychosynthesis, expressive arts and equine-assisted therapy, my approach is to help you meet your challenges with confidence, grit and grace. We'll also explore core beliefs and how these self-beliefs may be restricting your ability to live... Read More
I am a licensed psychotherapist with over 35 years of experience working with individuals, couples and groups. Trained in integrated behavioral health, mind/body health, meditation, mindfulness, family systems, couple's counseling, narrative coaching, trauma work, hypnotherapy, psychosynthesis, expressive arts and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:35 years

Amy Flores

LCSW,MBA
3 years experience
Hello, my name is Amy Flores and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, currently licensed in Colorado. For the last 3 years, I have been helping children, adolescents, and families in a therapeutic position, but I have 8 years of experience working with behavior and social/emotional challenges. I do utilize a strengths-based, client-centered, or a solution-focused approach, but I incorporate other interventions, to facilitate desired goals and provide opportunities... Read More
Hello, my name is Amy Flores and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, currently licensed in Colorado. For the last 3 years, I have been helping children, adolescents, and families in a therapeutic position, but I... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Arlene Holt

MA,LPC,NCC
3 years experience
Hello, I am Arlene Holt, a licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado. I am also a National Certified Counselor. I earned my graduate degree in counseling at University of Northern Colorado. I have spent more than 10 years working with families and individuals of the military. This has given me extensive experience with issues of transition, relationships, anger and life guidance. I believe the relationship between the therapist and... Read More
Hello, I am Arlene Holt, a licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado. I am also a National Certified Counselor. I earned my graduate degree in counseling at University of Northern Colorado. I have spent more... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Chelsea Cefalu

LCSW,LAC
6 years experience
Congratulations on taking a HUGE step in seeking out support! This can be one of the most challenging things to do in life when you are struggling, and I want to recognize this! You deserve a compassionate therapist. Someone who will make you feel safe, secure, and connected while guiding you through the healing process. My goal is to support and promote lifelong change that will allow you to form healthy relationships and foster an... Read More
Congratulations on taking a HUGE step in seeking out support! This can be one of the most challenging things to do in life when you are struggling, and I want to recognize this! You deserve a compassionate therapist. Someone who... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Dana Avey

LMFT BC-TMH ADS
A true believer in the mind-body connection, I value and utilize an integrated and holistic approach to empower individuals to take charge of their wellness, promote their greatest and highest selves, and access an authentic and meaningful existence that leads to fulfillment. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Fulfillment Counseling & Life Coaching PLLC offers in-person... Read More
A true believer in the mind-body connection, I value and utilize an integrated and holistic approach to empower individuals to take charge of their wellness, promote their greatest and highest selves, and access an authentic and meaningful existence that leads to fulfillment. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Fulfillment Counseling & Life Coaching PLLC offers in-person... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Marian Lin Mondy

LCSW, MSW
My personal belief is that each and every person is valuable and has the potential to overcome negative events of the past, become integrated, find acceptance in their unique identity, and engage in healthy, meaningful, and joy-filled relationships. I work to develop a therapeutic relationship through unconditional acceptance and positive regard. I value self-determination and... Read More
My personal belief is that each and every person is valuable and has the potential to overcome negative events of the past, become integrated, find acceptance in their unique identity, and engage in healthy, meaningful, and joy-filled relationships. I work to develop a therapeutic relationship through unconditional acceptance and positive regard. I value self-determination and... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Melissa Balent

LPC, NCC, MA, LAC
7 years experience
I have compassion and empathy for what you are experiencing and understand the value of relationships, the need for healing the broken heart, and the desire to be a sober, healthy person. I walk alongside you in your healing journey, as I work with you where you are at non-judgmentally, while helping you build acceptance... Read More
I have compassion and empathy for what you are experiencing and understand the value of relationships, the need for healing the broken heart, and the desire to be a sober, healthy person. I walk alongside you in your healing journey, as I work with you where you are at non-judgmentally, while helping you build acceptance... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

John Thorington

LPC
20 years experience
John is a Licensed Professional Counselor and author who specializes in helping teens and adults struggling with porn and sexual addiction. Read More
John is a Licensed Professional Counselor and author who specializes in helping teens and adults struggling with porn and sexual addiction. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Melissa Racho

LP
4 years experience
Dr. Racho is a clinical psychologist in private practice. Using a dynamically informed, existential framework, her orientation and practice aim to address more than symptoms to create lasting, substantive changes. Her goals are to help patients experience a more fulfilled, authentic, and meaningful life by assisting them in acquiring grea Read More
Dr. Racho is a clinical psychologist in private practice. Using a dynamically informed, existential framework, her orientation and practice aim to address more than symptoms to create lasting, substantive changes. Her goals are to help patients experience a more fulfilled, authentic, and meaningful life by assisting them in acquiring grea Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Monique Phillip

LPC, NCC, MA, CIC-Sp
7 years experience
I’m a culturally responsive Licensed Professional Counselor, & specialize in Trauma Model Therapy & Crisis Intervention. I provide a therapeutic approach that is warm, empathic, & supportive. My style is collaborative & solution–focused with a Cognitive Behavioral foundation. Read More
I’m a culturally responsive Licensed Professional Counselor, & specialize in Trauma Model Therapy & Crisis Intervention. I provide a therapeutic approach that is warm, empathic, & supportive. My style is collaborative & solution–focused with a Cognitive Behavioral foundation. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Guide to Finding Mental Health Professionals in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has become an attractive city for new residents as it has ample amounts of sunshine most of the year, popular tourist sites, and plenty of employment.  This influx of new people puts a strain on the city and it can be challenging to find the right mental health services.

Colorado Springs rests on the high desert.  It covers 6,035 feet (1,839 m), making it the largest city in Colorado by area.  The 2017 Census reports that the city has approximately 465,000 people and is the second largest populated city in Colorado.  Since the 1950’s, when the Ent Air Force Base was chosen as the headquarters for the Air Defense Command (ADC), the city began to have a continued expansion of military presence.   This sector is what mostly fuels the economy followed by technology and tourism.  The median household income reported in 2017 was $56,227.  Approximately 71% are white collar workers and 29% are blue collar workers.  The unemployment rate was at 3.9% in 2015 compared to 5% for the nation.  Almost 13% the area’s population is in poverty.  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported that there were over 21,000 divorces in 2013.  This is the lowest rate in almost 10 years, which is in alignment with the national divorce statistics.

The city has an abundance of green open spaces in urban settings, parks, bike trails, and site-seeing locations.  These are some of the reasons that inspired nonresidents to relocate to the city.  However, an inpouring of new residents within the past 20 years has caused major issues with overcrowding.  There are government budget concerns, traffic problems, and the crime rate is higher than 88% than all of the state’s cities.

Mental Health Concerns

Colorado is ranked 43 out of the 51 states in terms of mental health considerations.  (District of Columbia is added to the list as a state.)  This means that it has a higher frequency of mental health issues and a lower ratio of access to mental health treatment.  It is rated 48th for youth mental health prevalence.      Many people know Colorado Springs as the “nonprofit capital of Colorado”, because there are about 2,000 nonprofits in the Pikes Peak area.  However, most of them are small with budgets under $100,000.

Youth suicide is a major concern in the area.  It was the number one cause of death of children in Colorado between the ages of 10 and 17 from years 2010 – 2014.  In 2016, Colorado Springs experienced what they termed as a suicide cluster when 29 children committed suicide.  The Colorado Behavioral Health Council reports that there is not enough screening and preventative services, a lack of mental health support in schools, and not enough psychiatrists and psychologists in the area.  At a sample meeting, the Council found that two-thirds of children experiencing mental health issues were not getting the treatment that they needed.  Seventy-five percent of the parents shared that they did not know how or where to find treatment for their children.

The Mental Health America of Colorado reports that the state has a behavioral health crisis in that there is not enough follow-up care.  Treatment is often prescribed after an individual’s crisis.  This is why it is so important to seek care when you are initially experiencing mental health symptoms.  Listed below are resources that can help you find support, preventative treatment, and start your path to mental and emotional wellness.

How We Can Help

Residents in Colorado Springs find that it is confusing and overwhelming to find treatment when necessary for mental health concerns.  This website is designed to help you find reputable resources quickly.  If you are in crisis, please call the crisis center listed below immediately.  For others, consider the following questions prior to contacting a professional:

What are your symptoms and concerns?

Do you have an alcohol and / or substance abuse problem?

Are your relationships in trouble?  Should your family members attend treatment with you?

Do you have any preferences regarding who provides the treatment?

Crisis Support

The Colorado Crisis Services offers in-person crisis support and most of their centers are open 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.  They will provide immediate, confidential crisis support.  They offer information and referrals for follow-up treatment.  Translation services are available for non-English-speaking people.

Mental Health Non-Profit Organizations and Clinics

NAMI Colorado Springs is one of the largest grassroots mental health organizations committed to helping millions of Americans who suffer from mental illness. NAMI provides an advocacy role in raising awareness for mental illness and providing a community of support.  They offer support groups, resources, classes, and outreach programs.

Willow Creek Wellness provides a holistic approach.  Kate Kelly, MSW, LCSW is a skilled trauma recovery therapist.  She specializes in the treatment of grief, loss, trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and mood disorders in adolescents, teenagers, and adults.

The Mission Medical Clinic is a non-profit, faith-based organization.  They provide free mental health and relationship counseling free of charge to anyone in the Pikes Peak Region who is uninsured, underinsured, and with a low income.  There is a psychologist and marital therapist on staff.  The psychiatrist is there once a month.

The Empowerment Therapy Center offers individual and group therapy utilizing a holistic, multisystemic approach by combining services.  They specialize in trauma, grief, domestic abuse, substance abuse, and child abuse.  They offer life skills parenting training, parenting classes, and seminars.  There is a sliding scale fee program for those who qualify.

Rocky Mountain Behavioral Health provides inpatient, outpatient, and crisis treatments at affordable prices.  They specialize in substance abuse, domestic violence, individual issues, and family issues.  They are located approximately 45 minutes from Colorado Springs.

Hospitals

Peak View Behavioral Health Hospital offers a free consultation.  They provide inpatient and outpatient services for the youth, adults, and the senior community. In addition, they have a detoxification and substance abuse treatment.

Cedar Springs Hospital provides outpatient and inpatient care for children, adolescents, and adults.  They have a Friends and Family Program to assist in creating positive, healthy relationships.  Their Military Services are for Service Members experiencing substance abuse issues, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), including emotional, cognitive, and behavioral issues.  The hospital offers financial assistance to those in need.

How can we help?

We offer this website as a resource and an advocate as you address your concerns and find your way to better health.

We hope this directory is a valuable resource for you as you continue your journey to good health and peace.  We welcome you to visit the page for any new updates and to read through our website to find helpful articles.