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women's Counseling Services

Individual Counseling: 
With over 20 years of experience in psychotherapy, I treat clients for a wide range of issues including: depression, anxiety, grief, relationship problems, compulsive behaviors, grief and loss, trauma, low-self esteem, addictions, difficult relationships, and bi-polar depression.  

Women’s Counseling: 
Women experience a variety of stressors unique to women. I treat women for issues that are specific to women such as sexual abuse, rape trauma, body image, post-partum depression. 

Children and teens:
I treat children and teen girls with adjustment issues. Teens face a range of issues, such as, facing the divorce of parents, a significant move, or loss of a loved one. Other concerns may also include eating disorders, cutting, or mood swings.

Multicultural Counseling:
I work hard to be culturally aware.  I take time to ask questions, and to allow my client's to help me understand how their culture impacts them. I personally believe culture is a beautiful aspect of life, and should be appreciated. I have enjoyed working with Indian clients, Hindu clients, black clients, and Hispanic clients.  In addition, I also have also worked with gay and lesbian clients, and transgender clients. 

Vision Statement:  
To help women attain better mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health.  

 

Supervision:

Counselors who desire to deepen their counseling skills can choose to seek supervision.  Clinical supervision is an activity that brings skilled supervisors and practitioners together in order to reflect upon the interventions they use. It is a time set aside to further develop knowledge and skills in order to improve the care that is provided.

Supervision Experience

I have had the privilege of supervising many students during internships and practicum, toward their completion of training since the year 2000.   I have also supervised counselors toward attaining their license.  I have had specific training in supervision, due to the 18 credit hour requirement that the state of Illinois requires for licensure.     

 

Testing Services

16 PF: Personality and Career tests

The 16 PFQ (16 Personality Factor Questionnaire) is an assessment tool to assist in learning about your personality traits. You can take several different versions of this test; personality, career, teen, couple and others as well. Let me know if you are interested in taking this useful assessment.  

PREPARE-ENRICH

Prepare-Enrich is an assessment tool to help couple’s identify a range of strength areas, and areas that need growth in your relationship. An accompanying workbook and counseling sessions adds strength and insight that can build tools for the future.

There are several versions of this test available; Prepare for engaged couples, Enrich for married, re-married, or cohabiting couples.

Contact me to discuss fees.

Speaking

Public Speaking is a way for me to reach a group with a specific topic.  I have spoken to The National Organization of Professional Organizers, MOPS groups (Mother's of Preschoolers), Stephen's ministers, Celebrate Recovery groups, women's groups, and other small groups.  Please contact me if you are interested in having me speak to your group.  

Speaking Topics

  • Avoiding Perfectionism 
  • Developing Confidence
  • Sustainable Change
  • Understanding hoarding
  • You Don’t Have to be Perfect Mom (for MOPS groups)
  • Shedding Shame
  • Grief 
  • Overcoming Worry 
  • Overcoming Burnout or Compassion Fatigue
  • Forgiveness, pride, entitlement, giving, and similar topics.
  • Parenting Skills 
  • Coping with Stress and Burnout in the Workplace
  • How to support people with depression 
  • Other topics depending on your needs

Speaking venues

  • Small groups
  • Churches
  • MOPS groups
  • Libraries
  • Businesses
  • Ministries

Fees

Varies per venue.  Ranges from volunteer to $150.00.  

 

Aurora and Denver Counseling: 
Including Denver Tech Center, Greenwood Village, Centennial, Foxfield and Parker
Counseling for Women in Aurora, Colorado
Counseling for Women in Denver, Colorado
Counseling for Women in Denver Tech Center /Greenwood Village , Colorado