I. Therapists in Colorado Springs, CO

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There are no therapists currently located in Colorado Springs, CO. The following therapists are located in CO.

Elisa Fadum-Montoya

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, ADHD

Linda Seibert

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship, Intimacy-related, Depression, Christian, Addictions, LGBT, Family, Trauma and abuse, Older, Grief, Eating, Parenting, Anger, Self esteem, Bipolar, Teens, Conservative counselor

Madeline Patalano

  • 16 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), EMDR, Gottman Method, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy

State Licenses: Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin

Stacy Andrews

  • 2 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), EMDR, Humanistic, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Multicultural, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy

State License: Colorado

Alicia Rozycki

  • 14+ years of Experience
  • United States
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Expressive Arts, Psychodynamic

State Licenses: Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia

David Petersen

  • 20 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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Areas of focus: Aging, Anxiety, Career Counseling, Marital / Premarital, Depression, Developmental Disability, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, OCD, Pain Management, Parenting, Pregnancy, Self Abuse

Languages: English, Spanish

Treatment Approaches: Behavioral, Case Management, Contemplative, Crisis Intervention, Existential Psychotherapy, Feminist, Forensic Psychology, Intervention, Narrative, Parent Guidance, Pastoral Therapy, Social Support

State License: Colorado

Chad McKnight

  • 30 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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Areas of focus: Addiction, Anger Management, Child Abuse and Neglect, Dissociative Disorders, Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse, Gender Identity, Multicultural Issues, Neurological, OCD, Parenting, Physical Illness/Impairment, Postpartum, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Psychosomatic, Self Abuse, Sexual Disorders, Sexual Orientation, Sexuality Issues, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Suicidal Thoughts, Women's Issues

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Advocacy, Behavioral, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Crisis Intervention, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), Dialectical (DBT), Education Consultation, EMDR, Evaluation/Diagnostic, Existential Psychotherapy, Geriatric Consultation, Holistic, Imago, Information and Referral, Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), Long-Term, Meditation/Relaxation, Mindfulness Based Approaches, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, Parent Guidance, Psycho-Educational, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic, Relational, Satir, Short-Term (Brief Treatment), Social Support, Spiritual Counseling, Sports Psychology, Systemic, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

State Licenses: Colorado and Oklahoma

Stefanie Brown

  • 6 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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Areas of focus: Adoption, Anger Management, Behavior Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Dual Diagnosis, OCD, Postpartum, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Self Abuse, Sleep or Insomnia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), Behavioral, Body Centered Psychotherapy, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contemplative, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), EMDR, Ericksonian, Evaluation/Diagnostic, Existential Psychotherapy, Expressive Therapy, Gestalt, Holistic, Humanistic, Information and Referral, Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Jungian, Long-Term, Mediation, Meditation/Relaxation, Mindfulness Based Approaches, Narrative, Psycho-Educational, Psychodrama, Psychodynamic, Relational, Satir, Short-Term (Brief Treatment), Social Support, Systemic, Transpersonal Psychology, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

State License: Colorado

Project STEP

  • years of Experience
  • United States
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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Areas of focus: Addiction, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, Spirituality, Women's Issues

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Behavioral, Case Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Feminist, Holistic, Intervention, Mediation, Prevention, Psycho-Educational, Social Support

Wendy Carter

  • 10 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Colorado Springs, CO
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Areas of focus: Addiction, Asperger's, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Marital / Premarital, Dementia, Developmental Disability, Dual Diagnosis, Education/Personal Development, Family Conflict, Gender Identity, Multicultural Issues, OCD, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Psychosomatic, Self Abuse, Sensory Processing Disorder, Sexual Orientation, Sexuality Issues, Sleep or Insomnia, Trauma / PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Advocacy, Body Centered Psychotherapy, Body Work (Massage & Touch Therapy), Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Dialectical (DBT), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT Tapping), Emotionally Focused, Existential Psychotherapy, Holistic, Humanistic, Information and Referral, Intervention, Long-Term, Meditation/Relaxation, Mindfulness Based Approaches, Narrative, Outreach, Psycho-Educational, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic, Satir, Social Support, Systemic, Thought Field Therapy (TFT), Transpersonal Psychology

State License: Colorado

II. Choosing the Best Colorado Springs, CO Therapists

Online Therapy selected the best therapists in Colorado Springs-based on eight key factors, including cost, credentials, availability, and types of counseling offered. These factors can help you compare therapists more easily, which will help you pick one who’s a strong match for you.

Credentials

Therapists in Colorado Springs must have a master’s degree in counseling, thousands of hours of experience, and passing scores on both the Colorado state and national jurisprudence exams.

Accessibility

Counselors were chosen for their flexible appointment times and types of sessions provided, including virtual appointments that let you meet up when it’s convenient for you.

Cost

There are many affordable options for therapy in Colorado Springs that will fit into your budget. Therapists for this list were picked based on session cost, insurances they accept, and sliding scale payment plans offered.

III. The Best Therapists in Colorado Springs, CO

Dr. Dana C. Avey: M.S., M.A., LMFT, BC-TMH, ADS | Best for holistic therapy

719-445-0840
Website

Dr. Avey is a proponent of therapy that empowers the body and mind, which can guide patients toward fulfillment in all areas of their life. She welcomes clients who have depression or anxiety and those with schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and bipolar disorder.

What patients say: “I have tried other therapists and they haven’t helped me with my anxiety issues and sleep issues as much as she has.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Mood disorders
Anxiety Disorder
Thought disorders
N/A Cost per Session: $125 No Yes

Peter J. Marsh: M.A., LMFT, SRT | Best for Bible-based counseling

719-425-1660
Website

Peter Marsh’s Christian perspective is a strong part of the therapy he offers for individuals, couples, and families. Some of his specializations include counseling for sex addiction, PTSD, grief, and coping with feelings of betrayal caused by a partner’s infidelity. His intensive couples program includes two ten-hour days of counseling based on the Gottman treatment model.

What patients say: “Peter has an incredible ability to understand and help clients work through challenging situations individually and in all types of relationships.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Marital and Premarital
Depression
Sexual Addiction
N/A Cost per Session: $125 No Yes

Cameron R. Lorenc: M.A., LMFT | Best for marriage counseling

719-594-9607
Website

Cameron Lorenc teaches couples communication skills, productive problem-solving methods, and ways to improve intimacy in all areas of marriage. His style is suitable for partners with a spouse who is reluctant to try therapy. Some areas he can assist with include anger management, addiction, mood disorders, and parenting concerns.

What patients say: “He has really helped my husband and I improve our communication and get to a place in our marriage that I didn’t think was possible.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Divorce
Anger Management
Aetna
Anthem
Beacon
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
Kaiser (Out-of-Network)
Military OneSource
TRICARE
Cost per Session: $115 No Yes

Marilyn D. Reese: M.A., LPCC, NCC | Best for positive thinking

719-510-0790
Website

Marilyn Reese helps clients reframe their negative thoughts and teaches coping skills that allow them to view life’s obstacles in a more positive and productive way. She works with clients who have poor self-esteem, problems with their career or relationships, and those struggling to get through a difficult transition in life. One of her main areas of focus is recovery for drug, alcohol, and sex addictions.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Relationship Issues
Anxiety
N/A Cost per Session: $40 No Yes

Joseph L. Fray: M.A., LMFT | Best for trauma recovery

719-323-6674
Website

As the owner of Armor Counseling and Training, Joseph Fray works with young adults and teens who need help coping with trauma and the struggles it can cause. He uses narrative therapy to teach clients methods for moving past their pain so they can start looking forward to a better future. Success coaching is available for clients who’d like to develop life goals and create an actionable plan for reaching them.

What patients say: “After a few months talking to him and working through everything I was able to go about my normal life again.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Trauma and PTSD
Marital and Premarital
Relationship Issues
AMERIGROUP
Aetna
Anthem
Blue Cross
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
ComPsych
Harvard Pilgrim
Optum
Oxford
Providence
UMR
UnitedHealthcare
Cost per Session: $150 No Yes

Melissa Balent: M.A., LPC, LAC, NCC, EMDR | Best for PTSD therapy

719-239-5189
Website

Melissa Balent focuses on therapy for military veterans and others suffering from the effects of PTSD and treatment for people who struggle with substance abuse. Clients learn how to explore their feelings through several types of counseling methods, which can include talk, art, and play therapies. Her personal coaching service guides clients toward spiritual awakening and can improve their relationships, health, career, and other vital aspects of life.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Coping Skills
Relationship Issues
Addiction
VHA Veteran’s Choice Mental Health Provider
Aetna
Anthem
Beacon
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
CenterStone
Cigna
EmblemHealth
GHI
Kaiser (Out-of-Network)
MHN
MHNet Behavioral Health
MVP Health Care
Magellan
Medicaid
Optum
ParkCare Plus
SonderMind Network Provider
TRICARE
TriWest
UMR
UnitedHealthcare
VHA Veteran’s Choice Substance Use Provider
Cost per Session: $80 Yes Yes

Lorrie Guerra: LPC, NCC, EMDR | Best for depression and anxiety

719-332-7794
Website

Lorrie Guerra’s counseling services are aimed at people who have symptoms of depression and anxiety, including irritability, racing thoughts, and feeling emotionally drained. She treats patients with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), biofeedback, and several other counseling methods depending on their needs and preferences. Lorrie offers couples counseling for partners who’d like to communicate better and solve problems in a loving, supportive way.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Trauma and PTSD
Anxiety
Coping Skills
Beacon
Cigna
EmblemHealth
Health First Colorado
Kaiser Select
Medicaid
Military OneSource
New York State Health Insurance Plan
Other various EAP’s
Sand Creek EAP
Cost per Session:
$100 per hour
$125 per 90 min
Yes Yes

Chris Renick: M.A., LPC | Best for individual therapy

720-468-0538
Website

Chris Renick’s therapeutic approach emphasizes narrative and existential counseling for children, teens, and adults. He works with clients who are having difficulties with life transitions, relationships, spirituality concerns, and grief over the loss of a loved one. He walks alongside clients as they tell their personal stories and helps them challenge unproductive thought patterns while guiding them toward a more positive outlook that can reframe the way they look at life.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Marital and Premarital
Depression
Sexual Addiction
Beacon
Cigna
Kaiser (Out-of-Network)
Medicaid
Cost per Session: $100 Yes Yes

Brandy Petrie: Ph.D. | Best for young adults

719-312-7917
Website

Dr. Petrie specializes in helping college students and early career professionals who need help managing excess stress, anxiety, self-doubt, and negative thoughts. She understands the unique difficulties many college students face, including relationship troubles, academic pressure, and trouble balancing work and school. Dr. Petrie offers talk therapy for dealing with Impostor Syndrome, which can cause a successful person to feel out of place or as if they don’t deserve the praise they’ve earned.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Relationship Issues
Self Esteem
N/A Cost per Session: $150 No Yes

Indra Lopez-Sabina: Psy.D. | Best for OCD and impulse control difficulties

410-562-7903
Website

Indra Lopez-Sabina is a psychotherapy provider with a focus on treating disruptive impulse control issues, including OCD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB). Her main approach to care is CBT, which can help reduce unwanted thoughts and train patients to let go of their need for control. Therapy is offered for individuals, families, and small groups.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Depression
N/A Cost per Session:
Individual and Family Therapy
$130 per 30 minutes
$175 per 45 minutes
$220 per 60 minutes
$265 per 75 minutes
Yes Yes

Jennifer Hill: Ph.D. | Best for childhood assessments

719-208-6331
Website

Dr. Hill evaluates children and provides diagnostic assessments for childhood disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, learning difficulties, and ADHD. She offers Individual Educational Evaluations (IEEs) for families and schools, which can help them create a customized special education plan that takes the child’s unique needs into account. Dr. Hill provides talk therapy for children who have trouble with schoolwork, bullying, and stressful life transitions.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Child or Adolescent
Anxiety
Depression
Kaiser (Beacon Health Options)
TRICARE
Cost per Session:
Initial 20-minute phone consultation No charge
Initial 75-minute intake session $150
Off-site observations (schools, etc.) $150 per 55-minute session (plus travel costs)
Yes Yes

Matt Thelen: Psy.D. | Best for Rapid Resolution Therapy

719-651-3775
Website

Matt Thelen’s Rapid Resolution Therapy is designed to quickly eliminate issues stemming from past negative experiences and guide patients toward the positive future they envision. This type of therapy lasts for two to three sessions and is ideal for people who struggle with anxiety, anger, trauma, and feelings of betrayal due to infidelity. He offers long-term existential therapy to uncover a client’s deep psychological issues and help them develop a fulfilling sense of purpose in their everyday life.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Trauma and PTSD
Anxiety
Suicidal Ideation
Aetna
Cigna
TRICARE
Cost per Session: $120 No Yes

Sallie Harper: M.A., LPC | Best for life coaching

719-963-0428
Website

Those who have a desire to make big changes but aren’t sure where to start may benefit from life coaching sessions with Sallie Harper. She works with clients to develop goals in the areas of life most important to them, which can include work, education, parenting, and relationships, then helps them stay motivated on their journey toward success. Individual counseling is offered for issues that negatively impact a client’s ability to function, such as depression and other mood disorders.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Life Transitions
Parenting
Aetna
Anthem
Blue Cross
BlueCross and BlueShield
Bright Health Plan
Cigna
Foster Source
Friday Health Plans
Optum
UMR
UnitedHealthcare
Cost per Session:
Individuals & Families= 60 Minute Session $60 – 70
Life Coaching = Self-pay @ $60 hr
No Yes

Ashley Woodruff: M.S., MFTC, LMFTA | Best for family therapy

719-457-6548
Website

Ashley Woodruff focuses on counseling for families who are undergoing difficult changes, including the transition from childhood to adolescence. She gives parents and children the tools to have respectful conversations and productively deal with obstacles at home and school. Ashley provides a safe space for individuals and couples to discuss difficulties and feelings caused by trauma or fear.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Child or Adolescent
Family Conflict
Addiction
N/A Cost per Session: $85 Yes Yes

Janay Oliver: M.A., LPCC, NCC | Best for women's issues

719-472-3111
Website

Janay Oliver devotes much of her practice to the unique challenges many women face, such as postpartum depression, infertility, miscarriage, and changes that come with menopause. She teaches divorcing partners how to co-parent effectively and support their children emotionally throughout the separation process. Janay uses a variety of therapeutic techniques for clients with anxiety and depression, which can help develop effective coping mechanisms and reduce feelings of isolation and hopelessness.

What patients say: “Janay was great to work with. Highly recommend her.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Grief
Anxiety
Divorce
N/A Cost per Session:
Individual Therapy
$75 / hour
Initial intake 90 minutes $90
Couples Therapy
$90 / hour
Initial intake 90 minutes
No Yes

IV. What You Should Know About Colorado Springs Therapy

How are Colorado Springs therapists licensed?

Licensed Professional Counselors in Colorado must complete an accredited master’s degree or doctorate degree program in counseling or a graduate degree in an equivalent subject. Licensure requires a passing score on the State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners’ jurisprudence examination and the National Counselor Examination for Licensure. Provisional LPCs must have at least 2,000 hours of direct patient experience, including 50 hours of supervised experience per 1,000 hours, to receive their LPC license.

How much does therapy cost in Colorado Springs?

Therapy in Colorado Springs can cost anywhere from $75 to $150 per session, although prices can be lower or higher depending on the specific therapist. Sessions are typically priced by the half-hour or full hour and can usually be extended for an additional fee. Initial consultations are often cheaper than a full session, and many therapists offer free consultations. Some counselors offer a sliding fee scale based on a client’s income. All therapists do not accept insurance. If a therapist does take insurance, most major plans are usually included.

 

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