Boulder, Colorado Therapists

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Brighton, Colorado

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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,...
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Colorado, California

Leandra provides psychotherapy to individuals, children, couples, and families in a private practice setting. She received her Masters degree in Marital and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego, California. She received her BA from Point...
Nina Hausfeld
LPC, MA, Sex Therapy Associate
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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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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

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...
Jeff Howard
LPC 172, MA
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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...
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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...
Maren McDonnell
LMFTC, MS
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Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Maren absolutely loves that moment when a couple or family looks at each other like they are actually seeing and understanding the other for the first time. The vulnerability and love that can be expressed towards a partner, family member, or...
Tommy Adanalian
LCSW, LAC
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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...
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Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

We are living in an unprecedented time, one of uncertainty. My clients find themselves feeling anxious, fearful of sharing their feelings with trusted people in their life. They have a lot of feelings about the losses they have experienced and are...
Anjela Sargent
MA, LPC, LAC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Anjela works with others to reignite their lost sense of connection, joy, and passion for life. She is committed to helping them make sense of their past, notice how this past is impacting them in the present, and use their strengths to make...
Marian Salley
LCSW, MSW, LAC
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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...
Ryan O’Millian
LPCC 15, MA
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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...
Katie Yavuz
BA, RScP, NLC, ACA
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Rev. Katie is an Interfaith Minister beginning in 2014; she holds a BA in Religious Studies, has completed ¼ units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). She's ministered large and small events from wedding to memorials of 300+ down to two (just a...
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Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

As a therapist, I specialize in using mindfulness-based approaches to treat clients who struggle to cope with issues such as anxiety; depression; one’s career or “life’s calling”; making sense of spiritual experiences; questions that arise...
Adriana Balentine
LCSW, M.S.W.
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Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Adriana believes that humans are extremely resilient and have an amazing ability to overcome some of life’s most difficult obstacles. She values the ability to connect and support one another when support and guidance is needed. Therapy is a...
Hannah Root
NCC, MA, LPCC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Hannah has her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Hannah is also registered with the state of Colorado as an LPCC (Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate), an NCC (Nationally...
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Arvada, Colorado

Everyone's journey towards healing and wholeness is different. I view the body, emotions and thoughts/beliefs as a whole to address trauma, depression, anxiety, eating disorders and life transitions. I will help you to resolve trauma and free up...
Jillian Blueford
LPCC 15, Ph.D.
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Aurora, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

I view our life journey as a collection of experiences that influence who we are and how we see the world. We often experience (and can expect) to deal with hurdles and roadblocks that can make some days unbearable. This is where counseling comes...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Since becoming a mom of twins (2 years ago now!), I have found new passion for supporting parents of multiples and have gotten training in postpartum mental health issues. Parenting stress can strain relationships, and so I have become passionate...
Carol O’Dowd
Mindfulness Instruction, Japanese Methods of Psychology, Applied Existential Psychotherapy
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Arvada, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Carol O’Dowd, MPA, M.Div., RP, Prajna Healing Arts President, Colorado Association of Psychotherapists Carol uses western and eastern approaches to support adults on their journey through transitions and to ‘restory’ their trauma, anxiety and...
Paul Chubbuck
S.E.P. ; Registered Psychotherapist
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Fort Collins, Colorado

Somatic Experiencing Practitioner Releasing the Past Psychotherapy I have a Masters in Counseling and am a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (S.E.P), with additional certification to teach Somatic Trauma Resolution (STR), both powerfully...
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...

An Overview of Mental Health in Boulder, Colorado

Boulder, Colorado is a picturesque city in the Rocky Mountains. Boulder is known for having at least 300 days of sunshine each year and a temperate climate — the coldest it usually gets is about 45 degrees Fahrenheit in January and the hottest temperature is generally around 87 degrees in July. Sweaters are still often required on summer nights; Boulder’s altitude of 5,430 feet above sea level can make the evenings rather cool. The city gets an average of 89 inches of snowfall each year.

Boulder offers plenty of scenery, recreation, entertainment, and access to a variety of affordable healthcare options — especially for mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, and schizophrenia.

Poverty and Mental Illness in Boulder, Colorado

As of July 2017, Boulder had 107,125 residents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The poverty level for Boulder is 22%, which is more than twice as high as the state average of 10.3% and substantially higher than the U.S. average of 12.3%.

Therefore, finances could present a challenge to Boulder, Colorado residents seeking mental health care services.

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), poverty worsens the symptoms of serious mental illnesses such as depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.

Poverty also makes it more likely that a person will experience a serious mental illness. Finally, anyone who has a mental health condition such as depression or schizophrenia is more likely to end up living in poverty after symptoms begin to appear. This applies to people of all education levels and professions.

Mental Health Statistics for Boulder, Colorado

According to a report from the American Psychological Association, Colorado has nearly 1,900 active psychologists. This indicates how pervasive the problem of mental illness is among people throughout the state.

According to SAMHSA’s Colorado Behavioral Health Barometer for 2015, the state has mental illness prevalence rates that are nearly identical to the national average. The percentage of major depressive episodes among Colorado children ages 12-17 in 2013-2014 was 11.7% — close to one percentage point higher than the U.S. average of 11% for the same period. The average for serious mental illnesses among Colorado adults in 2013-2014 was 3.7% —half a percentage point lower than the national average of 4.2%.

However, another report from the non-profit advocacy group Mental Health America claims that Colorado is one of the worst states in the country as far as the prevalence of mental illnesses such as depression and bipolar disorder. Additional SAMHSA data notes that nearly 20% of Colorado residents have some type of mental illness; this is the third-highest rate in the United States. Substance abuse is also significantly high among Colorado youth, though despite Colorado’s lenient laws on marijuana fewer adolescents are experimenting with marijuana nowadays.

The good news is that Mental Health America ranked Colorado number 17 in terms of offering mental health care and number 8 in terms of the number of people with mental illness who have health insurance.

Mental Health Resources for Boulder, Colorado

A SAMHSA online search engine lists four facilities in Boulder that offer inpatient and outpatient mental health services for children and adults. On the other hand, there are 10 providers of services related to substance abuse in Boulder, Colorado.

It appears that some Boulder residents may seek healthcare in neighboring communities such as Lafayette (approximately seven miles away), Louisville (approximately eight miles away), Broomfield (approximately 11 miles away), and Longmont (approximately 14 miles away). SAMHSA lists four additional mental health treatment options and 17 additional substance abuse treatment options within a 15-mile radius of Boulder, Colorado.

Some of the inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment services available in Boulder and nearby cities offer low-cost or free treatment to people with low income and/or no insurance.

Challenges of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Boulder, Colorado

This website is dedicated to helping people in Boulder, Colorado and every other U.S. city find the best mental health treatment available.

While your employer or health insurer likely has a referral service, you are likely to end up frustrated after hours of completing rather personal forms. More often than not, providers recommended by your employer or health insurer have few or no appointments.

Our directory helps you find a therapist in or near Boulder, Colorado. We provide mental health resources for residents of Boulder, Colorado who would like to receive therapy or another type of service from a mental health care professional.