Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Grand Junction, Colorado

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


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

Dr. Michelle Rollins

PhD, LPC
15 years experience
Has life worn you down? You’re not alone! Maybe you feel that despite all of your attempts to create the life you really want, you can’t quite get there. Perhaps you continue to struggle with feeling out of control and overwhelmed by your emotions. I’m here to help! I work to provide a safe, genuine, and non-judgmental space for you to heal hurts, build coping skills, make positive changes, and achieve goals. I’m passionate about... Read More
Has life worn you down? You’re not alone! Maybe you feel that despite all of your attempts to create the life you really want, you can’t quite get there. Perhaps you continue to struggle with feeling out of control and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 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

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

Rachel Everett-Lozon

MA, LMFT
3 years experience
Hello, I'm Rachel Everett-Lozon, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) located in Colorado. I have been working with adults, children, adolescents, families, and couples for over 7 years, and I hold a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University in Denver, CO. I believe that we are best understood within the context of our relationships. Together with my clients, we look at family relationships, sequences of behavior, and effective communication, to move forward... Read More
Hello, I'm Rachel Everett-Lozon, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) located in Colorado. I have been working with adults, children, adolescents, families, and couples for over 7 years, and I hold a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 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

Laura Scales

MA, LMFT
5 years experience
It is my sincere hope to bring genuine healing and wholeness to individuals, marriages and families. What is perhaps unique about me is that therapy is not my first career. I feel as though my other careers and life experiences have led me to this time in my life and my practice. I have learned first hand how unexpected life events can throw one off course and how going through change can be... Read More
It is my sincere hope to bring genuine healing and wholeness to individuals, marriages and families. What is perhaps unique about me is that therapy is not my first career. I feel as though my other careers and life... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Jodie Miller

MA, LPC
20 years experience
My name is Jodie Miller, and I’m licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Colorado, USA. I have been practicing mental health counseling for 20 years, mostly in my home state of Louisiana. I specialize mainly in counseling clients with personality disorders, but I also have extensive experience with other issues, including: all types of emotional instabilities, grief and loss, psychosis, the journey through gender and sexual identity, and problems related to religion... Read More
My name is Jodie Miller, and I’m licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Colorado, USA. I have been practicing mental health counseling for 20 years, mostly in my home state of Louisiana. I specialize mainly in counseling... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Rose B.

LMHC, LPC, MS
4 years experience
Hello! I am Rose and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Hawaii. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, etc. My counseling style is empathetic and non-judgemental. I believe in treating all of my clients with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach is primarily relational, as I believe... Read More
Hello! I am Rose and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Hawaii. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Samantha Torres

LPC, NCC, LPC, MA
12 years experience
Even the strongest person needs support at times to be able to grow through life's challenges. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor empowering clients who are seeking supportive guidance through past/current trauma or difficult life events. I specialize in working with those who wish to gain insight into themselves, need encouragement t Read More
Even the strongest person needs support at times to be able to grow through life's challenges. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor empowering clients who are seeking supportive guidance through past/current trauma or difficult life events. I specialize in working with those who wish to gain insight into themselves, need encouragement t Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

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.