Lakewood, Colorado Therapists

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

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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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Littleton, Colorado

From the time I was a child, I’ve felt drawn to helping others. I have a strong understanding of how difficult it is to face personal struggles and how challenging it can be to make a change. Reaching out for help is a sign of strength! And making...
Ted Wynfield
LPC, LPCC
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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...
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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...
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Boulder, Colorado

Hello! Welcome to my profile. Glad you're here. I'm Gadi (pronounced Gah-dee) and I love working with people to help them feel better about themselves and their lives. In my work with individuals and couples, I usually use the IFS (Internal Family...
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Denver, Colorado

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Colorado

I approach my work through the lens of an integrative and holistic therapist. Our work begins with building a collaborative relationship to instill trust, compassion, and safety. My background is grounded in Psychodynamic and Interpersonal...
Art Ginley
LPCC 15, MA
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Boulder, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

I grew up in an extreme family; I am a 4th generation Ski Patroller and our family trips always consisted of adventures in intense heat, blizzard, or backpacking, biking, climbing early in the morning or late into the night. By the time I was 15 I'd...
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...
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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...
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...
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Denver, Colorado

As a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Relationship Coach with more than 35 years experience, I help people achieve extraordinary results in their personal and professional lives. Together, we build on your strengths to achieve more...
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Littleton, Colorado

Counseling, whether individual or marriage, is a professional relationship. It's one where you get all of me - my training, skill and knowledge, as well as who I am as a person - present with you. The therapeutic relationship requires a good fit...
Shari Johansson
L.P.C, MA, NCC, BCN
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Lakewood, Colorado

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Shari Y. Johansson (MA, LPC, NCC, BCN, QEEG-D) is a licensed professional counselor. Since 1993, Shari has been involved in counseling dedicated to encouraging women and men to live fully by design in deep relationship with God and others. Areas of...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

I have been a licensed clinical social worker since 2009 and a health coach since 2011. I work with clients who want a holistic, integrative approach to brain health and overall wellness. I incorporate neuroscience, spirituality, mindfulness,...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

I recieved my MA from the University of the Rockies in March, 2017. I have been in private practice since I graduated. I am currently a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPCC), waiting on my LPC License. I am a compassionate counselor who...
Ethan Bratt
LMFT, MS, CST
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Greeley, Colorado

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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...
Mindy Berry
MA, NCC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

Are you feeling alone, stuck, or overwhelmed trying to figure out what to do next? During these difficult times, I provide a safe and comfortable space for you to talk openly. Everyone has the ability to facilitate change from within, and I can help...
Suzanne Carter
LPC 172, MA
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Littleton, Colorado

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Colorado

Suzanne Carter has been working in the field of healing and wholeness since she was 16; she was inspired to make a commitment to help people heal their lives and live their dreams. She has been fulfilling this mission in her own life since then and...
Charity Grimsley-Hinkley
LPC, MA, LAC, MAC, SAP
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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...
David Veach
LPC, Licensed Addiction Counselor
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Aurora, Colorado

I understand and I have experienced depression and anxiety and what it's like to be addicted to alcohol and drugs. I have 22 years of recovery and I couldn't have done this without the help of those who would listen. My practice is person centered...
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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...
Charlotte McKernan
MS, MFT-C, PACT II, Gottman 2
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Colorado, Colorado

Life and relationships can be difficult to navigate, worsened by the pressures we and others put on ourselves to achieve and be perfect. Often, anxiety, depression, and external demands create roadbloacks to our happiness and success and even create...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Colorado

My name is Jenna Rosenfeld and I am a Licensed Psychotherapist in the state of Florida & Colorado. I went to the University of Central Florida for undergraduate and have a double Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. I have...
Georginia Weygand
E.D.S., NCSP, RP
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Aurora, Colorado

I work with individuals from birth to adulthood for evaluations for special education, gifted education, dyslexia, learning disabilities/differences, Autism, ADHD, anxiety, Section 504 accommodations, or for entrance into private schools....

An Overview of Mental Health in Lakewood, Colorado

Nestled in the foothills of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains just southwest of downtown Denver is Lakewood, Colorado. Sitting at more than a mile above sea level at 5,518 feet, this suburb of Denver is home to approximately 150,000 people and covers 44 square miles with a population density of 3,500 people per square mile.

There are no shortage of things to do in Lakewood, especially if you take into account the surrounding communities and of course, the popular outdoor activities that Colorado is known for. Just minutes west is the famed Red Rock Amphitheater, Bear Creek Lake Park and head the other way to check out a variety of museums, Denver Center for the Arts, Coors Field and Mile High Stadium.

Mental Health Statistics for Lakewood

Maintaining and supporting behavioral or mental health is a vital component of overall health. In Lakewood, more than 30% of community members cited that they had felt more than one day of poor mental health in the previous month. Finances may play a role in how that number is collected as a majority of voluntary reporters earn less than $50,000 per year.

Each year in Colorado, more than 250,000 people need access to mental health resources but only one third actually gets it. Lakewood sees similar numbers in its community and breaks down what their numbers represent. Depression ranks number one among young adults and minors with anxiety following a close second. Sadly, substance abuse disorders continue to rise as well as those needing help aren’t getting it.

What Makes Lakewood Unique When it Comes to Mental Health?

Lakewood residents are susceptible to mental illness much like any other part of the country. Factors include the high cost of living stressors, and cold weather living in the winter time, when depression and anxiety skyrocket in the area.

  • Residents of Lakewood earn a lower wage than average (for the area), and the cost of housing has become a concern since 2010. A direct link has been established between financial stress and depression/anxiety.
  • Denver and the surrounding suburbs such as Lakewood are known for their high housing costs. The median home cost in Lakewood is $332,000.
  • The median household income in Lakewood is $58,000.
  • Less sunlight in the winter means less Vitamin D. A lack of that essential vitamin has been linked to depression.

Divorce Rate in Lakewood

Divorce in the Lakewood area is slightly higher than the national average at 15 percent, though this number is representative of the divorced residents, not the actual rate of divorce, which in Colorado is just above 4 percent. A slightly older than average population, 38 years old, might be one factor but also a rapid influx of married couples with college educations might be another.

Yet another factor may be the high number of marital and premarital counselors in Lakewood and the surrounding areas. Either way, Lakewood seems to be a good place to get married and stay married.

Mental Health Resources in Lakewood

Colorado, in general, spends nearly a billion dollars every year on providing mental health resources. Jefferson County where Lakewood is located spends millions of dollars each year promoting that people get outside more as physical activity has been proven to ease the symptoms of depression, anxiety and boost one’s overall feeling of wellness.

Beyond things people can do for themselves to find relief from mental illness, Lakewood is home to many mental health professionals. Jefferson County also has hundreds more therapists, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists available to help those in need.

Challenges of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Lakewood

Living in any metropolitan suburb such as Lakewood comes with the challenge of choosing between hundreds, if not thousands of professionals willing to help. It becomes the buyer’s dilemma – with so many to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you?

The Internet, your primary care physician, insurance companies, local clinics, and non-profit organizations all offer referrals to therapists in your area. When searching on the Internet it can be even more frustrating to choose since nearly all counselors have an online presence that makes them seem like the solution.

We put together this directory to help you make an informed decision about who to choose to help you with your mental health issues. Learn more about each professional’s education, background, experience, modality and personality. The more you learn, the better decision you can make, hopefully leading you to meeting the one professional who’s a perfect match for your needs.