Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Pueblo, Colorado

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

Tiffany Pallas

Tiffany Pallas, LCSW, LAC, EMDR, Trained

Thank you for the opportunity to introduce myself. I am a licensed clinical social worker and licensed addictions counselor who has additional specialized training in integrated trauma treatment including an evidenced based practice called EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). I have been working with and supporting adults and adolescents in individual and group therapy for the last 15 years. I have extensive experience, expertise and training in trauma-informed evidence based practices. Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years


Malia  Mead

Malia Mead , LMFT

Welcomes to BetterHelp! My name is Malia and I am Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) based in Colorado. I hold my Masters in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy from Chapman University (CA). I have been practicing therapy and counseling over 8 years. I am so glad that you made a decision to get support and guidance! Therapy can be a big decision and it requires a lot of trust and vulnerability which is why Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years


Dedra Chavis

Dedra Chavis, MA, LPC

Hello, I'm Dedra Chavis and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) I hold a Master of Arts degree in Counseling with an emphasis on Mental Health. My work experience includes a broad range of issues, including anxiety, depression, stress management, family dynamics, self-esteem, health, and lifestyle. I also have a specialty in working with complex trauma. I am skilled in individual, family and group therapy, utilizing evidence and strength based treatment models including Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years


Beth Deja

Beth Deja, LCSW

People come to therapy for a variety of reasons. Sometimes you are in crisis mode, and sometimes you just need someone to talk to for support. My goal is to help you manage distress, as well as help you determine where your issue comes from in the first place. Originally from Michigan, I gave up cold winters for the palm trees of sunny San Diego. I am empathetic, nonjudgmental, and authentic with a Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


Trista Sorenson

Trista Sorenson, MA, LPC

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado. I have experience working mostly with adults. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bipolar, relationship issues, trauma, confidence and self-esteem and career challenges. I am committed to helping people through a method specific to their needs. I’m here to counsel, and counseling isn’t a “one size fits all” when you have a lot Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years


Dr. Michelle Rollins

Dr. Michelle Rollins, PhD, LPC

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...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years


Christopher Akins

Christopher Akins, MS, MA, LPC

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...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


Lea Ayer

Lea Ayer, MA, LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and have been working in community mental health since 2015. I work closely with individuals who are currently going through major life changes (marriage, growing family, career changes, divorce, death, etc.). I also have experience in helping people struggling with grief and loss, chronic illness, facing terminal illnesses, or experiencing caregiver stress. I approach counseling by looking at all aspects of life; mind, body, environment, and Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years


Dr. Renae DellaCroce

Dr. Renae DellaCroce, PhD, LPC

Hello I am Dr. Renae DellaCroce.I am a respectful and humanistic therapist. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Colorado and a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). I am a Certified Addiction Counselor III (CACIII), in the state of Colorado. I have been in the counseling field for over 30 years, starting as a wilderness counselor for teens. I received my bachelors of psychology degree in 1984, master’s degree in Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 36 years


Toni Kooy

Toni Kooy, LPC

Hello and Welcome, In my experience, people seek counseling for many different reasons. Although life can be challenging and sometimes difficult, I believe that with support and effective strategies, we can all find a way to thrive in any situation at any stage of life. There are times when we need help processing losses and painful situations as well and I believe therapy can help anyone find relief from pain in these distressing situations. Through non-judgemental and Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years


Overview of Mental Health Resources in Pueblo, Colorado

Located in Colorado, Pueblo is the 9th largest city in the state. With a population of over 166,000 residents, area attractions include a visit to the Historic Arkansas River Project which is located in the Union Avenue Historic Commercial District.  Nestled within the “Banana Belt”, the area is a semi-arid desert and receives less rain or snow than other Colorado major cities.

Pueblo has a proud industrial heritage of steel-producing, but now is diversifying into four key areas of hemp, outdoor recreation, rail, and aerospace. The city is attractive to residents and visitors due to its low real estate market and cost of living compared to neighboring cities. AARP recognized it as one of the Best Places to Live in the USA and the city was considered the 6th most affordable place to live in America by the Cost of Living Index. Additionally, the city boasts a love of history as Livability.com named it one of the Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation.

While there is a renewed interest in the future for economic grown, Pueblo is faced with several issues of crime; low incomes; lack of job opportunities; health and community beautification.  Of the city’s population, 25.3% live in poverty and of the county’s children live in poverty with 59.8% that qualify for free and reduced lunch. Health is a prevalent issue for the community as adults who reported that their health was generally poor or fair was nearly double (22.7%) the state’s 12.8% average as many citizens suffer from a disease, job-related injuries or those caused due to substance abuse. While the legalization of marijuana has added jobs for the community, it has placed a burden on Pueblo’s social services due to increased homeless and drug users.

When asked about mental health, a 15.3% reported that out of one month, they felt that their mental health was not good for eight or more days.  Mental health is an ongoing battle for the youth of Pueblo as 34.5% of high school students reported that within the past year, they felt sad or hopeless almost every day for 2 or more consecutive weeks. So much so, that the students no longer wanted to participate in their normal activities. The percentage of parents who are having behavioral or mental issues is high at 20.8% of young children ages 1-14 years.

Increased poverty, substance abuse, and poor health can contribute to stress and anxiety amongst a host of other mental health issues. Our Pueblo therapists can provide you with an individual treatment plan to help you during your journey to wellbeing.  Whether someone in your family suffers from a mental illness or you are one facing these issues, you do not have to do this alone at home, in relationships, or at work or school as our expert therapist stays educated on current industry trends in approaches, and treatments. Rest assured that during your session, while you are sharing your thoughts and feelings, you are receiving the latest up-to-date services. First, determine the ailments that you suffer from while looking for recommendations and our community of trained professionals can help you demystify the process. When selecting your qualified Pueblo area professional, make sure that they are local and their office hours are compatible with yours. This ensures success when scheduling appointments and the ability to keep them with ease during your journey.  Questions to aid you during the research process are:

Why am I seeking help?
What are my goals in therapy?
Am I more comfortable with a man or a woman?
Are there any personal aspects I’m not willing to discuss?
Do I want to be able to lead the discussion, or have it led?
How long do I plan to attend therapy?
Does my problem need extra specialization?

It is important for you to find the right chemistry with your therapist as your therapy journey is about you and your needs. In many cases, a strong relationship with your therapist will aide in the success of your treatment as they will help you process the challenges that arise in your life. Take time to connect by viewing their profiles, bios, and blog posts. Once you have narrowed down the list of therapists that meet your needs, locations, and schedule, take time to call them for a phone interview to see if you like their style and if they were empathetic and interested. Mental health does not discriminate against race, age or gender and finding the right therapist does not need to add to that stress or confusion. Investing in you is important and we wish you the best in your personal journey of making a change for a better life. Our directory gives you therapists in the Pueblo area to check out.