Your mental health can be like a forest trail. When you feel good, the trail can be smooth, and it can be easy to know what to expect. However, when you're depressed, anxious, or have another mental struggle, your life trail can be more challenging. What can you do? A counselor based in Thornton can help. 

Thornton is known for its trails. It has over 80 miles of trails. Life has even more miles of trails, and a counselor can help you pick the trail that’s best for you. Speak to a counselor and get to hiking.

This is Mark Miller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFTC,LPC,LAC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 13

Did you know that the adage the only person you can change is yourself is not true? The truth is any change in the system changes the system (family, groups, society, or environment) even if the system does not want to change. A more correct adage therefore is the only person you can willfully change is yourself. Hi, my name is Mark M Miller. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) in the colorful state of Colorado. I hold certificates in Sand Play Therapy, , Sex/Intimacy/Counseling, treatment for Trauma and Abuse ...

This is Deedra Ivie's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hi, I’m Deedra Ivie. My goal is to help you find the strength that is already inside of you and bring that to light. Each client is different and has needs unique to their upbringing and life circumstances. I enjoy learning about your past circumstances, ways of thinking and current situation to find the best way to move forward to achieve progress and find peace. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with most clients suffering from depression and anxiety. I work with you to identify the exact feelings you are experiencing. Then we work on identifying the thought ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 14

People today have an overwhelming burden trying to balance family, work, finances, and not to mention the unexpected stressful events that life throws their way. As a licensed counselor, my goal is to help my clients learn more positive strategies to cope with these challenges. My work with clients often consists of helping them identify existing, often unrecognized, strengths within each client, while cultivating self-compassion. Even more, I hope to help my clients rediscover peace and joy and learn strategies to maintain this. My specialty areas include Dep...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a counselor with 13 years of experience in Colorado. I have worked as a school based therapist providing therapy to students for about one year. I have also worked in a medical setting delivering behavioral healthcare to patients for over 3 years. I now work in a practice with other counselors providing therapy and supporting families experiencing poverty and mental health issues. I love working with teens and adults providing person centered therapy. All of my clients guide their own process. I strongly emphasize autonomy in every aspect of one's life. I...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I am a License Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado. I am also a Veteran of the United States Air Force. I spent the past four years working in an inpatient program for men coming out of prison and into community corrections. It has taught me about the will and drive to overcome addictions and family history/traumas. The men I worked with inspired me everyday. My approach to counseling is person centered. You are in charge of what you want to work on. I am an expert of the process of change, but not on you. When we challenge our thoughts, our be...

This is Kathleen Adams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,PTR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 32

Hello! I’m a Colorado Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in private practice since 1992. My practice is limited to adults. My theoretical orientation is in humanistic psychology, with training in cognitive-behavioral methods and solution-focused therapy. The merger of these methods means that I’m quite effective with people who want to discover their core strengths and core values and use them to achieve positive change in a variety of areas. Depression and anxiety, communication issues, self-esteem, grief and loss, recovery from unhappy or unhealthy relationsh...

This is Jennifer Basham's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

My name is Jenn Basham. I am a 2007 graduate of the University of Kentuckys Social Work Program with an emphasis in Mental Health. I have over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health working inpatient, residential, outpatient, and in home. I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 11 years. I believe in a practical holistic approach that allows you to discover how you need to proceed to become healthier, motivated and feel at peace with where your life is right now. I believe in using different modalities which allows exploration in what work...

This is Diane Winn-Clouse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

In a busy, fast-paced world, sometimes we just need a little support to help us on our journey… A nurturing, compassionate, supportive, non-judgmental environment is provided while exploring the dynamics of your life transitions, be it the dynamics of your relationships with a partner, with family or with friends, challenges with your job, your career, school, or any area of your life where change is happening… you are welcome here. My client-centered, cognitive-behavioral approach to psychotherapy is integrated, incorporating many theoretical styles and stra...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed professional counselor from Colorado with over 10 years experience working with adults, families, and adolescents. I have worked with clients with challenges ranging from depression, anxiety, parenting issues, self-esteem, grief, and anger. I believe in the collaborative model of therapy. I believe clients have the answers that they need and my job is to provide a supportive, caring, and engaging environment to help the client access these answers. I am client-centered and humanistic, with a great deal of experience in solution-focused therapy....

This is Louise Zimmerman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC LAC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

Ready for something different? A therapist who has been in therapy! You wouldn’t go to a poor banker, right? My unique combination of education, training, life and career experience make me a truly compassionate one of a kind counselor. My undergraduate degree in Comparative Religion from the University of Virginia opened my mind to infinite possibilities and perspectives. My masters degree from Naropa University continued my study of Buddhism and it's practical application in psychotherapy. I am trained to utilize dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness pract...

This is Shonda Hill's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CAS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Addictions Specialist. I have 28 years experience helping people in Colorado. I specialize in behaviors that interrupt life such as: anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, loneliness, relationships and much more. Therapy is no longer a bad thing and I believe there is a solution to every problem.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello my name is Kimberly S. Roberts, LMSW. I've worked as a social worker/Therapist in many capacities for 34 years. I was born and raised in Iowa where I lived for 50 years until I moved to Colorado in 2017. I graduated with my masters degree in social work from the University of Northern Iowa in 2010. It was then I began working as a LMSW in emergency departments which I continue to do. I received my LCSW certification in 2/2021 and began my journey as a Therapist shortly thereafter. With 34 years of experience as a social worker I have developed many diffe...

This is Alexa Argianas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Do you find yourself struggling to manage overwhelming moments or thoughts? Have previous life experiences left you with feelings of confusion and self-doubt? Life itself is stressful enough, no one should have to navigate the change process on their own. I specialize in work with teenagers and adults, pairing cognitive and behavioral strategies to re-frame current issues and practice skills that will encourage the self-empowerment needed to make long-term changes. I have over 5 years of experience working with primary and secondary victims of childhood sexual...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! I am a licensed psychologist in the state of Colorado. I have worked in the mental health field for the past 16 years as a school-based mental health professional in addition to teaching courses at local universities on Assessment and Developmental Science. I love working with kids and families and have a special interest in partnering with families and communities to support their child's development. I have a special interest in working with kids and teens experiencing anxiety, children with disabilities, and behavioral treatment for encopresis and enure...

This is Timothy (Timme) Pearson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MC, LPC, CAS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Hello, my name is Timme , I have lived in Colorado most of my life, growing up in the Arkansas Valley among the rich culture of farmers, ranchers, Hispanic communities where I learned a strong work ethic, about the role that one's culture plays in the one's journey. The desire to become involved in the mental health profession came from being around the Veterans who were at the Fort Lyon Veterans Administration Hospital where my father worked, they gave me the understanding about what being emotionally and physically challenged meant, about how to cope with thos...

This is Caitlin Morris's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hi! I'm Caitlin Morris and I'm a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Colorado. I believe an excellent therapist meets every client where they’re at. Navigating this world with presence and grace is more accessible and meaningful with someone to help process your experiences. We all need someone to talk to sometimes, and I strive to create an integrated and unique safe space for each client to unfold their narratives, fears, hopes and discover their untapped resources. Many people grapple with traumatic stress. It can interfere with our lives, jobs, r...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,Lac,Ads
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome! My name is Lindsay Mays I am a LCSW (licensed clinical social worker) & LAC (licensed addiction counselor). I run a small private practice called Moonrise Wellness based in Northern Colorado. I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology & Anthropology from Bloomsburg University in 2014 & my master's degree in Social Work from Millersville University in 2017. I believe that everyone deserves a safe and welcoming environment to tackle life's issues! The Beatles once said, "we get by with a little help from our friends" & I am looking forward to hel...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Colorado with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello! My name is Martha Woodard. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 21 years of experience providing direct clinical service, support, and intervention to diverse individuals, groups, and families within correctional settings, residential treatment environments, and public school systems. I have expertise working with adolescents who struggle with social, emotional, education, and behavior problems including mental health diagnoses, trauma, substance use/abuse, and gender identity and sexual orientation concerns. Life can be overwhelming, and I believe ...

This is Rachele Marlette's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Thornton, Colorado (Thornton, CO)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Colorado with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Thornton? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Thornton area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Thornton' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Thornton, or elsewhere in the Adams county or state of Colorado.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Thornton therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Thornton counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Thornton, CO ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Colorado will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Thornton and elsewhere throughout the state of Colorado, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Thornton offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Thornton has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Thornton, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Thornton therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 136703 people in the city of Thornton, CO finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 80602 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Thornton therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Thornton, Colorado can serve:

80023, 80229, 80233, 80241, 80260, 80602, 80614

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Thornton' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Thornton's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Thornton, Colorado?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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