Grand Junction, 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,...
In-Person Sessions:

Longmont , Colorado

Therapy provides the ability to talk with someone who is nonjudgemental and who will offer options and alternative perspectives rather than advice. I take the time to listen to my clients and to provide them the support, encouragement and insights...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

My passion is to help you become deeply intimate with yourself and access the flow of creative potential within you. ​Since 2008, when I was introduced to meditation and the work of Chögyam Trungpa, I have been deeply committed to a path of...
Meghan Rich
MA, LPCC
In-Person Sessions:

Denver, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Engaging in counseling can be hard work, yet deeply fulfilling. Thus a safe, affirming, collaborative, and experience is what I strive to provide. My approach has been described as warm, compassionate, holistic, and intuitive—infused with...
Tasha Seiter
LMFTC, MS
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Disconnection in relationships can keep partners unseen, frustrated, exhausted, and alone. I work with couples to: -Build trust and heal from violations of trust -De-escalate destructive patterns of conflict -Develop greater intimacy and closeness...
Charity Grimsley-Hinkley
LPC, MA, LAC, MAC, SAP
In-Person Sessions:

Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

ViRTUAL ASSESSMENTS provides Mental Health Evaluations & Individual Therapy and Alcohol/Drug Assessments & Individual Therapy. We accept Medicaid, private insurance, and self-pay clients. Services are provided in the comfort of your own home...
Catherine Warnock
LPC, LCPC, MA
Teletherapy for Clients In:

New Mexico, Colorado

I believe that counseling is a very personal and individual process. No two people find self-fulfillment and growth from the same methods or practices. I strive to cater my therapeutic services to meet your specific needs and personality. You are...
In-Person Sessions:

Lakewood, Colorado

Have you found yourself in the grips of addiction? Are you unsure if you can ever find freedom? Having a substance control your life can feel isolating and debilitating, but you have found the courage to take the first step towards relief. I have...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Thank you for your interest in my work. I am a licensed psychotherapist with 10 years of experience helping people suffering from conditions like depression, anxiety, loss/grief and PTSD/trauma so that they can live happier, more balanced lives. My...
Lee Land
Ph.D.
In-Person Sessions:

Fort Collins, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Born and raised in New Jersey, I received my undergraduate degree in psychology from Cornell University. After working as a teacher and case manager with adolescents and young adults with psychiatric and developmental disabilities for several years...
In-Person Sessions:

Lakewood, Colorado

My professional story began after I graduated from college. Even after spending four years in school, I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to “be when I grew up.” I began working at a school for at-risk teens helping out in the office...
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

Through my practice at Inner Rhythm Counseling, I will work to inspire you to befriend yourself and empower you to change by helping you understand your deepest truths and strengths. As a somatic and trauma based therapist, our work will go beyond...
Jessi Wheatley
LPCC, EdS
In-Person Sessions:

Littleton , Colorado

Hi. I’m a trained school psychologist with 14 years experience in the schools. I have opened my own practice to work with children 4-14 on issues such as emotional regulation, anxiety, depression, and trauma. I use play and books to work with...
Melissa Balent
LPC, NCC, MA, LAC
In-Person Sessions:

Colorado Springs, Colorado

I am a retired military disabled veteran that made the transition to civilian life. I understand how much anxiety and depression can affect your life as your try to figure out the next road your life is to follow. I can help you find your strengths...
Janice Black
LCSW, Masters in Social Work, BA in Human Development, Teaching Credential
In-Person Sessions:

Colordao Springs, Colorado

If you want to improve your relationships, or the mental health of your family, or to deal with particular private issues, I may be able to help you. I will listen actively and with compassion and respect to your unique story as...
In-Person Sessions:

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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...
Ryan O’Millian
LPCC 15, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

I am committed to working with people who want to get at the root of their emotional distress and personal suffering. In-depth psychotherapy will help you grow into your capacity to engage courageously with your life as it is. Exploring distressing...
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

*I have immediate openings for telehealth sessions due to provide you with support in navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Connection, understanding, growth, empowerment and fulfillment are basic human needs. We are naturally hardwired to relate. When...
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

I am passionate about helping individuals, families, young adults, and adolescents regain a sense of empowerment and hope that their circumstances can be improved. The Journey of Life is an Adventure I am currently drawn to the metaphor of life as...
Vinny Perrone
LPCC, Sex-Therapy Associate
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...
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Louisville, Colorado

I have a Master’s degree in Couples and Family Therapy from the University of Oregon and have worked with individuals, couples, families, and groups in community mental health, eating disorder treatment, and private practice settings. My...
Marian Salley
LCSW, MSW, LAC
In-Person Sessions:

Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Many of us feel caged and confused in this world. We don't know who we are or how we want to be. We feel insecure and lost. We feel alone and scared in rooms full of people. Disliking our bodies and minds, we chase after relief that leads to...
Tommy Adanalian
LCSW, LAC
In-Person Sessions:

Westminster, Colorado

Stepping out of your comfort zone can be a difficult experience. In order to grow we must take that leap. My role is to join individuals taking those risks and create a safe place to explore the possibilities. My approach can help people develop new...

An Overview of Mental Health in Grand Junction, Colorado

Grand Junction, located in the high desert along the western Colorado River, is the largest city in Mesa County. Affectionately called “Junctown” and “The Western Slope”, Grand Junction is a world-class mountain biker destination. Riders in the western states travel from as far as California to ride a multitude of single-track trail systems. Mountain climbers also find much to love about the Grand Junction area.

The beauty and amenities of Grand Junction place the city on many of America’s top-ten lists for hunting and fishing, favorable small-business development and other unique attractions. Tourists visit Grand Junction for its excellent skiing. Powderhorn Mountain Resort is a well-known destination among the area’s popular ski resorts.

Additional Mental Health Providers Are Needed

Although Grand Junction excels in many areas, mental health issues are still a major concern. Residents have a tough streak of independence and self-reliance. There is a strong stigma attached to seeking help. Many Westerners view the need for mental health treatment as a character weakness.

The National Alliance of Mental Illness reports that over 200,000 residents in Colorado live with untreated severe mental illness that can sometimes lead to desperation. Unfortunately, those who commit suicide often do not seek treatment. Individuals with suicidal depression who do seek help often go to primary care doctors instead of mental health professionals.

The lack of health care professionals is a significant problem in rural areas. Mentally ill individuals travel to Grand Junction for help, but there are not enough licensed providers in the city to prescribe psychiatric medication. The availability of psychological counseling and therapy is also inadequate.

Grand Junction Population Demographics

Grand Junction’s population is 62,475. The city has shown significant growth between each ten-year census interval. The city’s economic strength predicts that the population growth trend will continue throughout the coming decade.

White residents in Grand Junction account for 92.6 percent of the population. Of that number, almost 11 percent are Hispanic or Latino. Those who identify as Mixed or Other represent 4.3 percent, followed by Black at 1.1 percent, Asian at 1.1 percent, Native American at 0.7 percent and Pacific Islander at 0.3 percent.

Education levels show 9.26 percent of residents attended some High School while 25.16 percent achieved High School graduation. 24.08 percent attended some college, and 8.62 percent completed an Associates Degree. Those who received a Bachelors Degree or higher represent 32.88 percent. Education level correlated with earning power. Those with the highest levels of education earned more than twice the amount of those who did not complete High School.

When comparing Grand Junction citizens who achieved graduate or post-graduate college education, females outnumbered males by 7 percent. When comparing their earnings, however, females earned 20 percent less income than males.

Barriers to Mental Health Services in Grand Junction

The overall poverty rate for Grand Junction is 18.29 percent, exceeding the Colorado State poverty rate of 11 percent.

The overall divorce rate is 14.6 percent while those who are separated account for 1.8 percent. Native Americans represented over 58 percent of the overall divorce rate while Hispanic / Latinos represented the lowest divorce rate at 8.5 percent.

Grand Junction is less safe than 95 percent of the cities in the United States, one of the worst crime statistics in the country. Citizens who live in Grand Junction’s chance of becoming a victim of property crime is 1 out of every 22 citizens, and the chance of being a victim of violent crime is 1 in every 173 citizens.

Poverty and crime correlate with low access levels to mental health providers. The high divorce rate causes broken families; better availability of marital and family counselors could prevent broken families. Significant barriers to mental health services in Grand Junction include:

  • Low mental health provider ratios
  • High rate of poverty
  • Stigma of seeking help for mental illness
  • Fear of deportation by non-citizens
  • Lack of insurance
  • High rate of divorce
  • Extremely high crime rate

Mental Health Services Are Available

Grand Junction residents deserve to achieve a better life by taking the first step on the road to recovery. Successful treatment of mental illness is still possible for the citizens of Grand Junction. E-Counseling’s directory can effectively link those who are suffering from mental illness with certified therapists who can help improve lives.