Fort Collins, Colorado Therapists

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Jesse Bean
LPCC 15, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Lakewood, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Your life is a unique and beautiful story. Each aspect of your journey, both good and bad, has shaped you into the person you are today. No matter what you are facing, I believe there is a way out. There is hope for your life. I invite you to come...
In-Person Sessions:

Brighton, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Hello, My name is Angela Clemons. I have been a counselor since 2008, in Arkansas and in Colorado. I have experience working with a variety of families and areas of focus. Some of these include relationships, grief, trauma recovery, families,...
Scott Olds
Registered psychotherapist
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Scott provides couples counseling and individual counseling in Arvada (West Denver) and Boulder, Colorado. Specialties include couple's communication skills and work with anxiety, depression, illness, and grief. He also enjoys working with Highly...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

"My approach emerged from my formal instruction in Cognitive Psychology and Educational Psychology, my experience working in the field for 16 years, as well as my desire to instill the positive changes in someone that my mentor was able to foster in...
In-Person Sessions:

Fort Collins, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Welcome and thank you for your interest in learning more about my practice. I believe in continuous improvement and growth personally and as a therapist. I love to learn, grow, and know about things (see below, I am always in trainings!). I love...
Ellie Kraus
MSW, Registered Psychotherapy
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

There are so many challenges in life; difficult life transitions, traumatic events, relationship issues, and instability that can negatively impact one's mental, emotional, and physical health. You do not have to be alone and often times, the help...
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

“Is my life reflecting who I really am?” Adulthood is a barrage of responsibilities. Your career. Your relationship. Family, health, personal satisfaction. Finding the right balance is complicated. Especially when we aren’t really sure what we...
Daniel Lebowitz
MA, LMFT, Sex Therapist
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

The Intimacy Institute for sex and relationship therapy helps couples and individuals better their lives sexually and emotionally. We offer Clinical Sex Therapy - a specialized area of professional psychotherapy, with a team of therapists that all...
Jeff Howard
LPC 172, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

The way to ourselves is not, in my experience, a straight line. What I've seen--more than anything--is that the way to ourselves is as wild & unpredictable as a sudden Colorado thunderstorm; as deep & strong as the currents in the ocean 80...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Christine has worked in the fields of crisis counseling, trauma, grief and loss for the past 19 years. She earned a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University in 2000 and has since worked for...
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

If you have trouble launching into something, keeping up momentum, or just need some support getting places or being in social situations, I got you covered! As a Certified Life Coach and Recreational Therapist, I strive to meet my clients where...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Hello - I am accepting new referrals during the quarantine and offer online sessions. Please reach out for a free consultation. I specialize in couples counseling. Since 1999, I have helped couples resolve conflicts and create close and loving...
In-Person Sessions:

Denver, Colorado

Hello! My name is Chelsea but I often go by Chase. As you can probably tell, I'm not your traditional therapist. I not only work with the queer and LGBTQ community, I am part of the queer community. Therefore I am able to offer a safe and...
In-Person Sessions:

Arvada, Colorado

Congratulations on taking steps in your journey of self-discovery and healing. Psychotherapy can provide a rich and supportive experience that allows one to grow and heal. It also provides a safe, nurturing environment to talk through confidential...
Ted Wynfield
LPC, LPCC
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

A few years ago, when I looked around at how couples/partners were being supported by folks in my area, I strongly felt that I could help people the most by starting a practice that's focused on relationships. With focus, Wynfield Counseling has now...
Ethan Bratt
LMFT, MS, CST
In-Person Sessions:

Greeley, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado, Wyoming

If you feel as though your or your partner's sexuality is out of control, overwhelming, missing, or broken, I can help. As an AASECT certified sex therapist, I have the knowledge and experience to help you discover and claim (or rediscover and...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Parenting issues, mood, life adjustment, coaching, trauma. I work from a strength- based, Cognitive Behavioral approach, with psychoanalytical and biopsychosocial assessment and support. I use aspects of both EMDR and DBT with folks who have...
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Boulder, Colorado

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and have been practicing counseling for 9+ years in the field. I practice in Boulder, CO, and my office is approximately a 10 minute drive from the University of Colorado (Boulder location) and 10 minutes...
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Hello, my name is Lindsey Randol, PsychD. I serve adults and couples who are seeking support and greater wellbeing. As your therapist, I will meet you where you are and create a collaborative space where we can explore your inner world and what...
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Colorado, Texas

Hello, I'm Keli. I've spent the majority of my adult life serving in the health care field. Thirteen years in Emergency Medical Services as an EMT and Paramedic. The past 10 years, I've completed or obtained three degrees: Bachelor of Science in...
Jessica Waters
MA, NLC, ADDC, MAADC-II, MARS, MPS
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

My practice is dedicated to serving those who have no insurance, low income or struggling financially and cannot afford regular priced therapy sessions. I provide strengths based, holistic, individualized treatment (Colorado only), substance abuse...
Becky Howie
L.P.C, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Becky believes that all humans are works in progress, and as such, we sometimes get lost or detoured along the way. Whether you are trying to numb pain, recover from a sudden unexpected change, or actively pursue personal transformation, seeking...
In-Person Sessions:

Windsor, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

If you've found yourself here, it's likely you're struggling to navigate where you're at in life right now. Whether you're questioning your identity, struggling to feel comfortable in your own skin, trudging through the days despite anxiety looming...
Danielle Schlagel
LPC, LAC, RPT-S
In-Person Sessions:

Longmont, Colorado

I fell in love with psychology at an early age. I always knew I wanted to be in a helping profession, but was unsure which path to follow until an AP Psych class in high school. It was instant: I was hooked. It wasn't just Mrs. Young's amazing...

Overview of Mental Health Resources Fort Collins, Colorado

Just north of the massive Denver airport is the bustling city of Fort Collins, Colorado. Positioned at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins is best known for being homes to a wide array of entertainment and adventure. While there is plenty to do for family fun, such as enjoyable outdoor activities, it is hard to compete with the lively nightlife the city has to offer. As per a 2017 report from the U.S. Census Bureau, there are roughly 165,080 people living within the city limits. The population of the area is skyrocketing, currently, increasing by almost 15 percent every ten years.

People’s primary motivating factor behind moving to Fort Collins is the same for just about any other American city: job opportunities. While it’s true that many are living comfortably in Fort Collins, there are also vast swaths of people struggling to make ends meet. The city’s job market and economy aren’t in an exceedingly healthy state, at the moment. Poverty and unemployment still drive much concern. However, those economic problems are only ancillary to another more complex issue facing Fort Collins. Experts describe the region as going through a “mental health crisis.” Let’s take a good look at a general overview of what the state of mental health is like in Fort Collins, how it got to such a poor level, and what you can do to get in contact with a therapist who can help, if you are in need.

Unfortunately, Fort Collins is experiencing a higher prevalence of mental illness amongst its citizenry compared to the rest of the nation. However, that problem is not specific to that city alone. In fact, the issue of high rates of mental illness is now a state-wide problem. According to a 2017 study commissioned by Mental Health America, Colorado ranks in the top 50 percent of states regarding the commonness of mental illness and lack of access to care. In this context and for future reference, the term mental illness can refer to any psychiatric/behavioral disorder ranging in severity. Examples being anything from clinical depression to schizophrenia. So, what exactly is contributing to the widespread mental health crisis?

First of all, as mentioned previously, the economic health of the area is not exceptional. Poverty is still quite pervasive despite the unemployment rate being only slightly higher than the national average. The number of people living below the federal poverty limit in Fort Collins is a significant 18 percent higher than the national average, as per the U.S. Census Bureau. Abject poverty and higher rates of mental illness being linked is part of an unfortunate reality. According to a study from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, American adults living below the poverty level are more than two times as likely to suffer from a mental health condition than those not living in poverty.

In addition to the already low-income people tend to receive in the area, Fort Collins has an abhorrently high cost of living index. According to Area Vibes, the cost of housing alone in the city is almost 50 percent higher than the rest of the country. The state income tax is a whopping 108 percent higher than the national average. However, the average income per capita is on par with the average American, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That discrepancy breeds poverty and continues the problem of high rates of mental illness.

The Trouble of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Fort Collins, Colorado

The truth is, people all over the nation are finding reaching out to a therapist as being troublesome. A major reason is that there is currently a nationwide shortage of mental health care professionals actively providing treatment to those who need it. Additionally, poorly crafted public policies, poverty, and stigma are all negatively affecting people’s access to mental health care in Fort Collins. As per a report from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five Americans have a mental health condition of some form, but a majority will not receive any treatment.

Thankfully, the rate of people who lack insurance in Fort Collins is similar to the low national average. However, the issue of poor economic situations is still at play. Those who lack insurance in the area likely lack the funds to cover the out-of-pocket expense of counseling sessions.

Mental Health Resources in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fortunately, residents of Fort Collins have a good number of respected mental health institutions to contact, if they are in need of assistance. The Mountain Crest Behavioral Health Center, for example, is a local mental health clinic offering a variety of services to those in the area. Moreover, SummitStone Health Partners is another organization servicing the community’s mental health needs.

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