Trey Cole

Dr. Trey Cole, PsyD
Psychologist

Trey practices psychotherapy in his own counseling service Quandary Peak Counseling. He also teaches Counseling Psychology PhD program in University of Denver, Colorado....
1777 South Bellaire Street, Suite 450, Denver, Colorado, 80222
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The Pitfalls of Shakespearean Love

Love is considered by most to be one of the most beautiful feelings and ideas in existence, so much so ...
Lisa Chapin

Lisa Chapin, MA, NCC, LPCC
Professional Therapist

Lisa is a trained professional therapist and Owner/CEO of Chapin Counseling Service LLC. Lisa enjoys working with individuals, families, and couples and specializes in addiction therapy. Lisa’s approach is down to earth and…...
1660 S. Albion St. Suite 515, Denver, CO , 80222
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Couples Therapy: Sweat it out!

We all know regular exercise has many mental and physical benefits. A regular exercise program can help ...
Laura Michaels

Laura Michaels, MA, JD
Psychotherapist

Laura Michaels is a mental health counselor in private practice in Denver, Colorado. She specializes in trauma, grief, life transitions, depression, anxiety and works to help clients find purpose and meaning in their lives. Laura…...
425 S. Cherry St, Suite 635, Denver, Colorado, 80246

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Nurturing Your Marriage Through Your Spouse’s Illness

When your spouse is diagnosed with a serious illness or becomes disabled, your world changes. Not only ...
Susan Heitler

Susan Heitler, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Susan Heitler specializes in teaching couples the skills they need to enjoy a strong, long-lasting and loving partnership. A clinical psychologist in private practice in Denver for over 30 years, Dr. Heitler is a graduate…...
4500 East 9th Ave, Suite 660, Denver, Colorado, 80220

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Depression in Marriage: A Reaction to Too Much Anger?

An anger free marriage is not only a more pleasant one but beneficial for everyone s health, including ...
Sybil Cummin

Sybil Cummin, MA, LPC
Counselor

Sybil Cummin, MA, LPC is a child and family therapist in Arvada, Colorado. Her passion is helping children and their parents heal from different forms of trauma that results in anxiety, acting out behaviors and family conflict. …...
Arvada Therapy Solutions, PLLC, 5460 Ward Rd. Suite 110, Arvada, Colorado, 80002
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Co-Parenting Relationship -Treat It as Running a Successful Business

When nearly half of all marriages end in divorce, which has been consistent since the 1990 s, many children ...

And the Abuse Goes On: Co-Parenting With Your Abuser

There is always a significant amount of risk involved when leaving an abusive relationship, which magnifies ...
Karen Fagan

Karen Fagan, LPC
Counselor

Karen Fagan lives in Denver, CO where she has maintained a thriving psychotherapy practice for more than 17 years. Her methods are eclectic, and clients enjoy her straightforward, no-nonsense (with a good dose of humor!) approach…...
2101 S. Blackhawk St. Suite 180, Aurora, Colorado, 80014
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Getting Through the Endless Drudgery of Life While Still Keeping Your Relationship Intact

The battle cry of the modern conflict. Blame, frustration, and downright exhaustion characterize many ...

6 Steps to Get the Best out of Therapy

No one wants to be in therapy. It s time consuming, expensive, and emotionally exhausting. But, once ...
Rennet Wong-Gates

Rennet Wong-Gates, MSW, RSW, RP
Social Worker

Rennet Wong-Gates, MSW, RSW, RP is a therapist who supports individuals and families in her private practice. Her role as a therapist is to support and assist individuals and families to look for ways to resolve personal…...
Rennet Wong-Gates, Psychotherapy Services, 238 Wellington Street East Suite 216, Aurora, Ontario, L4G 1J5

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Living with a Spouse Who Has Asperger’s Syndrome: the Cloud of Secrecy

We seek out romantic love desperately in our culture regardless of our differences. In relationships, ...
Cody Mitts

Cody Mitts, MA, NCC
Counselor

Cody is the founder of Ipseity Counseling Clinic located in Denver, Colorado. His practice is focused on supporting couples, families, and adolescents in the LGBTQ community with issues related to healthy sexuality, anger…...
6901 S. Pierce Street, Suite 235, Littleton, Colorado, 80128
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Resentment - The Silent Killer of Your Relationship? Recognize the Red Flags

Are you struggling with conflict or anger in your relationship? Perhaps you ll take comfort in knowing ...

I Want To Go To Church: Allowing Faith to Help Your Relationship or Marriage

One of the joys of being in a relationship is having a partner to explore life together. You get to learn ...
Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen, PhD
psychologist

Ben is a licensed psychologist, Certified Imago Relationship Therapist. He has presented over 80 Getting The Love You Want Couples Workshops and has trained therapists around the country in the Imago approach to counseling…...
1634 Walnut Street, Suite 221, Boulder, Colorado, 80302
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3 Words That Can Save Your Marriage: Acceptance, Connection, and Commitment

Every relationship has it s own unique blend of qualities that reflect who you are as a couple. You might ...

7 Simple Tips To Help Couples Buy Their First Home Together

Buying a house together can be an exciting adventure especially if you are still in the Romantic Love ...
Randy Compton

Randy Compton, MA
Psychotherapist

Randy Compton is a somatic psychotherapist, trainer, coach, inventor and author. For over 25 years, he has trained teachers and students in conflict mediation, affective communication, social-emotional learning and restorative…...
1503 Yarmouth Ave. Suite A, Boulder, Colorado, 80304
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Working Together with Trauma in a Committed Relationship

Real love is identifiable by the way it makes us feel. Love should feel good. There is a peaceful quality ...
Alicia Lord

Alicia Lord, MA
Play Therapist and Parenting Coach

Alicia is a Play Therapist and Parenting Coach in beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Alicia utilizes body-based, non-directive Play Therapy because she believes that it is an impactful, organic, and accessible way to work…...
Bridge Center for Play Therapy, 825 South Broadway, Suite 50, Boulder, CO, 80305
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Kicking The Frustration Out Of Co-Parenting In 4 Simple Steps

Co parenting is one of the biggest challenges parents face and it is one of the most common topics my ...
Andrew Rose

Andrew Rose,  LPC, MA
Counselor

Andrew Rose LPC and Sarah Rose LPC, EMDR Consultant offer couple therapy as a couple, using Tatkin's PACT model. They also direct and supervise interns at Boulder Emotional Wellness....
3434 47th Street, Suite 130, Boulder, Colorado, 80301

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Stuck in the Yuck? Causes Behind Arguments in a Relationship

Invariably there are challenges in a marriage. Couples fight, it s a fact of life, and it s healthy and ...
Susan Guthrie

Dr. Susan Guthrie, PhD.
Counselor

Susan has been a student of the mystery and science of psychology since she was seventeen years old. What interests and inspires her the most is our ability to heal and radically transform our consciousness, our ability to give…...
Susan Guthrie, Boulder, Colorado , 80301

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How Keeping Secrets Can Destroy a Marriage

There is a proverb that goes something like Three things cannot be hidden long the sun, the moon, and ...
Max Woodfin

Max Woodfin, LPC, MA
Licensed Professional Counselor

Max is a transpersonal psychotherapist and faculty in Naropa University’s Master’s program in Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy.  In addition to attachment-based couples work, Max specializes in nature-based…...
3080 Valmont Rd, Suite 260, Boulder, Colorado, 80301

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When Your Partner Grieves - How to Navigate Your Relationship After Loss

Most marriages and long term relationships inevitably deal with one or both partners grief after a loss. ...
Nancy Wunderlich

Nancy Wunderlich, BA, CMT
Psychotherapist and Spiritual Counselor

Nancy is an experienced registered psychotherapist. She works with various modalities which include individual counseling, spiritual group teachings and a soul-centered breath technique. She helps people to build their emotional…...
Soul Energy Healing, Niwot, Colorado , 80503
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Improve and Enrich Your Relationship

Are you feeling tired and frustrated by the same relationship issues that may have come up throughout ...
Harmony Kwiker

Harmony Kwiker, MA
Psychotherapist

Harmony Kwiker is a psychotherapist, author, and teacher who has been empowering people to live from their true self for over 20 years. Facilitating people in deep healing, integration, and relational connection, Harmony leads…...
Longmont, Longmont, Colorado, 80504
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3 Ways to Cultivate Intimacy in Your Marriage

You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free Thich Nhat Hanh I believe that we all ...

Find the Perfect Therapist in Denver

There’s nothing wrong in seeking help. You sometimes just need someone to talk to, to share your problems with and get to the roots in a secure, confident environment. Therapists are all ears to you!

Life’s all about taking the next step forward. A new relationship, a new career, relocation, finances or family, at times, can be a bit unnerving and challenging, so, it’s absolutely normal to seek assistance.

Therapy is incredibly effective for people with mental health conditions and it’s worth it even if you don’t have any medical issue.

Therapy is a magnificently versatile tool, it isn’t just the answer to impregnable relationships troubles. It is also the answer to trivial, seemingly inconsequential issues encountered in a relationship. Therapy shouldn’t be the last resort to salvage a bond but the stepping stone to nip surfacing issues in the bud.

Though therapy offers the required assistance to sail through miniscule issues to deeper marital hiccups, resolving tiffs before they fester into graver problems can save you from the forthcoming pain and heartbreak.

However, even if you’re facing serious personal conflict or mental health issues in your life, you don’t have to feel hopeless! Remember, this too shall pass.

All you need to do is talk to a licensed therapist. Finding a therapist can be overwhelming, but not here. We help you find the right therapist for you, in your city.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?

It’s easy to tell if your therapist:

  • Is located in your area.
  • Specializes in your issue.
  • Behaves ethically, shows professional and empathic behavior.
  • Talks about confidentiality and emergency protocol.
  • Recommends therapy that never conflicts your values and beliefs.
  • Never overshares and knows boundaries.
  • Listens you, remembers key facts and concerns.
  • Is trustworthy and likeable.
  • makes you feel everything is ‘right’.

Not sure what questions to ask a therapist

These sample questions may help you.

  • My problem is [Your Problem]. How would you go about treating that?
  • How will my confidentiality be assured?
  • How available are you, even beyond the sessions?
  • What are your fees?
  • Do you accept insurance?
  • How long do you typically work with clients?
  • Does your therapy more focused on past or present?

How can I set goals for therapy?

Now that you are here seeking help, you have passed the first hurdle. Congratulations! But therapists do not have magic wands, they can’t make our problems vanish in thin air. Don’t let ungrounded expectations make your therapy sessions fruitless. Be objective about what it is that your desire from therapy. For that, you need to set to goals. Goal setting is important because it equips you to make a smooth transition from a messy headspace to a clearer state of mind.

Here are some things to consider when setting SMART goals for therapy-

Specific- Set specific goals. Chalk out the specific pain points of your relationship and aim to resolve them through therapy.

Measurable- Make sure that the goals are measurable. For instance, if you are not spending enough time with each other, you can set goals like going out on a date at least once a week.

Attainable- Be realistic when setting goals, they should be attainable. Talk to your therapist and get a fair idea of what you should be able to achieve through therapy. Then, set goals accordingly.

Relevant- The goals should be relevant. Say for an example, if you and your partner have pent up resentment, then setting goals like going on date nights is not going to help. You have to set relevant goals that will help to resolve the existing resentment Again, talk to your therapist about the kind of goals you should have.

Time frame- Set a realistic time frame when setting a goal. Keep in mind your current relationship dynamics. Years of accumulated damage in a relationship can’t be repaired overnight.

What can be my treatment options?

Ask your therapist about your treatment options, like medication, dietary changes, lifestyle changes or alternative healing therapies. You therapist will discuss each treatment option in detail, along with their pros and cons.