Counseling in Aurora, CO. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Aurora, Colorado will help you make the changes you want.


Grace Edstrom, LCSW

Grace Edstrom, LCSW

Couples and Family Therapist

In 80237 - Nearby to Aurora.

Are you feeling overwhelmed or unhappy with a significant relationship in your life? Do you have a desire for better communication, closeness and increased joy? I will support you by working from a place of authenticity and warmth--together we will get you there!

Robyn Looze, Robyn Looze, LCSW

Robyn Looze, Robyn Looze, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 80016 - Nearby to Aurora.

Robyn’s passion is working with children and teens and she provides a warm, safe and non- judgmental environment where her clients can explore and express their feelings, thoughts and emotions. I understand therapy can be scary, please know I am here for you.

John Mariner

John Mariner

Licensed Therapist

In 80246 - Nearby to Aurora.

Bruce D. Rumsey, Ph.D., LPC

Bruce D. Rumsey, Ph.D., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 80111 - Nearby to Aurora.

FREE CONSULTATION - Littleton | Highlands Ranch Feeling unhappy? Life may be passing you by. Are you struggling & you're not sure how to communicate in difficult aspects of your RELATIONSHIP? Is your ADDICTION or ANXIETY paralyzing you from living your best life?

Allison Gomer, MA, MAC

Allison Gomer, MA, MAC

Somatic Healer, Registered Psychotherapist

In 80222 - Nearby to Aurora.

People’s nervous systems who suffer from anxiety and depression are frozen in a state of suspended animation. My work with you is to help you begin to acutely understand your body’s trapped energy and how you can learn to release and let go of anxiety or depression.

Michael Stein, Psy.D.

Michael Stein, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 80222 - Nearby to Aurora.

My practice is focused exclusively on treating people with anxiety disorders and OCD. As a specialist, I have more knowledge, skills, experience, and success treating anxiety and OCD than your average therapist. I can help you get the relief you deserve.

Laura Stuart, MA, NCC, LPC

Laura Stuart, MA, NCC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 80203 - Nearby to Aurora.

I specialize in working with children, teens, and young adults. When working with this population, I have seen efficient and lasting progress which I attribute to my focus on making the therapy room a place of trust and understanding.

Chris Szarka, MSW, MSTL

Chris Szarka, MSW, MSTL

Behavioral Psychotherapist

In 80112 - Nearby to Aurora.

Are you ready to make some small changes that will have a positive impact on your life? Have you experienced trauma or anxiety related to life or family relationships? Together we can work to implement practical solutions for real problems.

Mark Palmer, Ph.D

Mark Palmer, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 80210 - Nearby to Aurora.

My approach focusses on the person and starts where they are. I try to see the whole person and help them find internal resources to solve their problems and create solutions that last. In this way, therapy provides an opportunity to learn skills and experience growth.

Tania Fendel, MA

Tania Fendel, MA

Registered Psychotherapist

In 80203 - Nearby to Aurora.

At every turn it feels like something is going wrong. Here you are, single and looking for someone that you really care about. You're raising your child alone; and every bad date you go on further gives you the impression that you're not good enough.

Jamie Rabkin, LCSW

Jamie Rabkin, LCSW

Individual and Family Therapist

In 80211 - Nearby to Aurora.

We all navigate life's adversities uniquely and traumas can impact our quality of life in multiple settings requiring support and guidance to come out successful. I operate on a strengths perspective and believe every soul is destined for their own identified greatness.

Sarah James, LCSW, CAC II, EMDR

Sarah James, LCSW, CAC II, EMDR

Individual, Couples, and Family Therapist

In 80124 - Nearby to Aurora.

Are you feeling like you are just maintaining, stuck, confused, empty, or not living your life to its fullest potential? By establishing a genuine connection with my clients, they ascend on a journey to change and/or heal.

Valerie Abitbol, MA, LMFT

Valerie Abitbol, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 80210 - Nearby to Aurora.

My style is very collaborative and respectful of your own process and state. I offer you a space and time to truly be yourself. I strive to create a warm, compassionate and non-judgmental environment, in which I will support you while exploring your struggles, guide you



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Counseling Aurora Colorado

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There are many different things to do in Aurora, such as visiting the Aurora Fox Arts Center, Symphony Orchestra, Aurora History Museum, historic sites, trails, and Morrison Nature Center, to name a few. The Aurora Fox Arts Center entices people to come inside with its neon lights in a 1940s-era restored movie house where live performances, classes, and workshops are held. The Aurora Symphony Orchestra, which was formed in 1978, performs renditions of the classical compositions at the Gateway Center for the Performing Arts. For history buffs, visit the Eisenhower Tower at the Fitzsimons Medical Center where former President Eisenhower recovered from a heart attack.1 The different historical sites around town serve as a reminder of the social, cultural and architectural history in the town. The Morrison Nature Center is a 200-acre Star K Ranch and Nature Center that is located along the Sand Creek Greenway. Some of the activities experienced here are riding trails, nature hikes and workshops.

Mental Health in Aurora

Aurora is the third largest city in Colorado2 and shares many of the mental health concerns of Denver, it's larger neighbor to the north. Twenty-one percent of adults in Aurora have used an illegal drug in the past year. Binge drinking and tobacco use are also common problems. As a result, nearly 12 percent of Aurora citizens suffer from a substance use disorder. Another 7.5 percent of adults have had a major depressive episode.3

The city of Aurora offers a wide range of youth programs that seek to educate children, help them stay safe, and engage them in recreational activities that promote healthy living. The Office of Youth Development is responsible for creating and delivering programs for youth that encourage life-enhancing skills and positive behaviors. Children with special needs can participate in the city's therapeutic recreation program that provides supportive environments in which to learn and grow. The city's future leaders can become involved with local government through the Aurora Youth Commission, which advises city leaders on issues important to children in the community. To receive more information about these programs, please call 303-739-7000.4

Current Initiatives

In response to a growing number of youth and adults involved in the criminal justice system who need mental health care, the Colorado General Assembly authorized the Offender Mental Health Services Initiative. The initiative seeks to increase the ability of community mental health centers to serve those in need, as well as reduce the rate of recidivism for those who have been released from detention. Multiple kinds of therapy are made available as part of the initiative, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and functional family therapy. For more information about the initiative, please call 303-866-7504.5


References

1. The University of Colorado Hospital. (2010). Eisenhower Suite Rededication Recalls Fitzsimons Place in History. Retrieved from http://www3.uch.edu/uchinsider/eisenhower%20suite%20rededication.pdf
2. City of Aurora. (2017). Data and Demographics. Retrieved from https://www.auroragov.org/CityHall/AboutAurora/Demographics/
3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-Denver.pdf
4. City of Aurora. (2017). Youth Resources. Retrieved from https://www.auroragov.org/LivingHere/YouthResources/index.htm
5. Colorado Department of Human Services. (2017). Offender Mental Health Services Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDHS-BehavioralHealth/CBON/1251581561752

Aurora is a city that is located in multiple counties- Adams County and Douglas County and Arapahoe County in Colorado. It has a land area of 153.52 square miles and a water area of 0.66 square miles.  The population of Aurora is 359,407 people with 124,031 households and a median annual income of $53,011. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Aurora, CO

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Aurora is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Aurora therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Aurora public health department.