Whitney Glenn

(MA, LPC)

About Me

Life sure can be hard sometimes. Maybe you're struggling with stress or change, maybe you need to heal from your past, maybe you want to build a better future. Or maybe you just need someone kind and helpful (with a sense of humor) to really hear you and support you as you navigate this particular part of your life. Some part of you knows life can get better or you wouldn't be here now, and I'd be honored to help you on this part of your journey through this strange human life.

I'm Whitney, a 40-something licensed professional counselor in lovely rural Colorado where I live with my teens, many four-legged furry friends, and spectacular mountain views. I came into this career later in life than some; prior to becoming a counselor I worked in animal rescue, did freelance writing, and taught yoga (and did other odd jobs) while raising three kids on my own, gradually putting myself through school in the meantime where I earned a B.A. in Sociology and an M.A. in Counseling. My therapeutic approach draws from person-centered (Rogerian) counseling and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy and my clients tell me that therapy with me feels warm, safe, accepting, helpful, and sometimes even funny. I will treat you with compassion, respect, sensitivity, and acceptance regardless of who you are, who you love, or where you are in life.

It's common for it to take a few tries to find the right therapist, but it's worth it to make sure you find someone you can really connect with. Research shows that the relationship between you and your therapist is the biggest predictor of success and positive change (more than therapeutic style, years of experience, education, etc) so please feel free to try out as many as you need to until you find the best person for you. The right therapist will help you feel truly seen and heard and believed and will be willing to meet you where you are (not pushing live sessions if you really want to start out with writing, for example). You might get lucky on the first try or it might take some extra determination, but it pays off. Whether you decide to work with me or another counselor, I'm glad you're here and getting ready to reach out.

"Life's no piece of cake, mind you, but the recipe's my own to fool with." -Haruki Murakami


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes

I also have experience in LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD

Years of Experience: 7

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #LPC.0012631 (Expires: 2021-08-31)


Reviews

Written by A.L. on Oct 16, 2019 after counseling with Whitney for 4 months

My experience with Whitney has been positive and productive. I was experiencing caretaker burnout and depression on first contact. She eased me in to feeling some suppressed emotions and from there has helped me sort out the pathway forward. She is a very gentle, empathetic, compassionate communicator and listener. Her insights are often startling - right on, AND different than mine own. I am finding the process more successful than I had hoped. Highly recommend Whitney for her intelligence, therapeutic style and supportive personality. I would also add that this is my first online therapy experience and I would recommend BetterHelp to others who appreciate professionalism with the convenience of not having to travel.

Written by D.E. on Oct 03, 2019 after counseling with Whitney for 3 weeks

Whitney is a great listener, and offers valuable resources to engage with even after the sessions are completed. I appreciate her advice and willingness to give positive input.

Written by D.E. on Sep 05, 2019 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Whitney is an amazing therapist. She listens and re-directs our conversations as needed. She has gone above and beyond in providing me with worksheets, videos, and thought provoking scripts. I highly recommend Whitney to anyone looking to deal with past issues and moving forward in life. Thanks Whitney.

Written by W.I. on Jul 31, 2019 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks

She is very supportive and accepting, and she points out genuinely useful insights. She has very constructive feedback and suggestions when asked. She has a ton of resources on hand, from worksheets to books, for people who want to journal/work on things.

Written by L.A. on Apr 30, 2019 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, grief, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Whitney is kind and understanding and empathetic when communicating with me. She makes me feel comfortable telling her anything that is on my mind and it is a comfort to know that she is there to talk to.

Written by K.A. on Apr 25, 2019 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks

So far she is very responsive to our discussions. She asks me great questions. I like the this format as I can write whatever and whenever I need to.

Written by R.A. on Mar 03, 2019 after counseling with Whitney for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Whitney is amazing. She's understanding and empathetic and always listens to what you have to say. She provides amazing resources and articles to help explain what to do and how it will help you when you're experiencing symptoms. Whitney is so easy to talk to and even when you have slip ups or days where you don't make the best decisions, she's always there to support you and help pick you back up to get you on your feet. Truly the best counselor I've ever had and I wouldn't want anyone else.

Written by A.D. on Jan 29, 2019 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and career difficulties

Whitney is a great listener, and offers great advice, feedback and suggestions to improve my life and solve existing issues. I totally would refer her to anyone who needs therapy.

Written by S.T. on Dec 31, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 5 months

Whitney Glenn is a fantastic Councilor she was able to help me make great discussions and lead me in the right direction. I would most highly recommend her, she is truly outstanding.

Written by H.E. on Dec 29, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and anger management

She’s been really helpful with understanding more about my situation and it’s been nice to talk to someone who understands me.

Written by H.A. on Dec 12, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties

I started seeing Whitney for anxiety and stress surrounding my career, life path, and social interactions. After only one month, I'm already starting to feel better and more competent in my decisions and interactions with others. She is professional, caring, and a wonderful listener - I know because I often ramble! ;) I would recommend her to others and will continue to see her as my own counselor on BetterHelp.

Written by R.U. on Dec 11, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks

She has helped me so, so much. I am very lucky to have her support. Very professional, friendly, considerate: tells me what I need to hear in a loving way. Genuine. She is more than worth the money.

Written by C.U. on Nov 05, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Great person to talk to about anything that's going on. After the sessions I feel a lot less anxiety. Still a work in progress, but hoping to beat those demons with time.

Written by I.M. on Nov 04, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem

I was working with Whitney on a few issues I had after my recent move and starting a new job. She provided very helpful support that I can apply in my life and helped me overcome a few issues I had quickly. She was very kind and warm hearted and I would work with her again in the future.

Written by S.H. on Oct 16, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, and career difficulties

Whitney is helping me through a challenging transition period in my life. Texting has made therapy possible with a busy schedule.

Written by S.T. on Sep 09, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning self esteem, and anger

So far so great! I very much enjoy talking to her. She has had several helpful suggestions. She is also kind, compassionate and intuitive. I feel like she genuinely knows what she's talking about and is eager to help me in any way that she can. I feel supported and that this is a good match.

Written by E.M. on Jul 23, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, self esteem, and anger

WOW! I have received so much insight from just the initial session I had with Whitney! She is a very understanding person that is more than willing to listen to your problems. I feel like I can be open and honest with her without the fear of being shamed or put down. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Written by J.O. on Jun 24, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, and self esteem

Whitney has been the perfect counselor and guide for me. She seems to understand exactly what I need and am looking for. But more importantly, she is genuine and cares about my progress. In the 2 months or so I have been working with her, I have noticed a massive difference in myself that has exceeded my expectations at this point! I can't wait to see what else Whitney helps me accomplish.

Written by S.U. on Jun 11, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and relationship

Whitney is very qualified to help with all my issues. She really gets me!

Written by E.M. on Jun 05, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 1 year on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, and family

Whitney is an amazing counselor. She really takes the time to listen to my needs and goals while always helping me be open to creative ways of thinking about problems. I am so grateful for her expertise, but more importantly, her compassion. She makes a huge difference in my life with her work and I really am a better, happier person because of the skills we have worked on.

Written by C.U. on May 30, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and anger

Whitney has been tremendous in helping me out with my anger issues. She has helped me develop a long-term plan to get it under control. I am so thankful for everything she has done for me. I feel like a new (better) person.

Written by M.E. on May 24, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning parenting, and self esteem

Whitney is down to earth and really easy to talk to. She is open minded and a great reader/listener and provides actionable steps to take in our communications.

Written by J.E. on Mar 06, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, parenting, self esteem, anger, career, and bipolar

Whitney has been wonderful. Communicating online has been a great way to interact with my counselor. Whitney listens and makes our interactions genuinely therapeutic.

Written by C.A. on Mar 02, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, and self esteem

Whitney Glenn was very helpful in my time of need. Very caring, and kind.

Written by B.R. on Feb 13, 2018 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Before I started this I was unsure on how this would turn out, especially since it was online., but so far it's been the best thing for me. I feel like I'm finally working on my issues whenever and whereever. Thank you so much Whitney.

Written by T.E. on Oct 14, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, self esteem, anger, and career

Whitney has been a god-send. She is absolutely marvellous at identifying exactly what it is we should be focussing on. For me it was anxiety. She has helped me with loads of practices for reducing anxiety in different circumstances. She is also a very good listener, very warm and present. I find this service great, because I can check in with Whitney whenever things come up, as opposed to once a week in a standard counselling format. Whitey is generally very available for texting, letting me know when she's not going to be available. This provides a sense of safety and comfort. I also enjoyed talking to her on the video session. She helped me get things clear in my own mind and heart.

Written by K.E. on Oct 02, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 2 months on issues concerning addictions, and relationship

Whitney is an incredible resource for anyone dealing with personal life issues. She is attentive, supportive, and empathetic. One of the best decisions I’ve made for my personal well-being in a long time.

Written by P.A. on Sep 28, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 2 months on issues concerning relationship, family, and grief

Whitney is an amazing counselor. She is compassionate, never judgemental, kind and an excellent listener. I am currently going through a difficult phase in my life and she has been a wonderful presence. I always feel stronger and much better after contacting her. Even though we are based in different continents, her support is excellent. I am so thankful for working with Whitney!

Written by H.A. on Sep 04, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 1 month on issues concerning self esteem

Whitney has been an invaluable help and strong support in me working through my issues and overcoming them. She's consistently asked questions that made me think about my problems in a new way, and offered constructive ways to dealing with various things - through techniques, ideas, perspectives and also work sheets. Coupled with her professional skills, she's prompt to reply, a good listener, and I feel she cares about helping me find the best way forward for me. I highly recommend her and couldn't be more satisfied.

Written by T.E. on Aug 30, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, intimacy-related, self esteem, and career

Whitney is amazing. She and I can pick up where we left off every time and she is always very respectful. 10/10 would recommend!

Written by A.U. on Jul 30, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career

Whitney has been nothing short of amazing over the last month. We worked together on many issues and she has always proved compassionate, helpful and flexible, adapting perfectly to my demands and needs. If you ever get the opportunity, do pick her without a second thought!

Written by K.E. on Jul 29, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and bipolar

Whitney has been working with me for a month now, when I was probably at my worst! She has been very understanding and very helpful! I only wish I could see her for my regular therapy! I've been seeing various therapists over the span of about 15 years, and she is the best so far! And I'm not sure there are any better, to tell you the absolute truth! I was able to open up some things with her that I've never shared before. She has tools that have helped a lot! I am a better person for having worked with and learned from her!

Written by R.A. on Jul 17, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

She understands me and is very helpful. If I didn't have her I would be lost.

Written by S.U. on Jun 20, 2017 after counseling with Whitney for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and family

Whitney Glen is an amazing counselor. She listens and responds without judgement. She uses a variety of ways to help make the process as successful as possible.