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.


Kristal Watson, MA, MFT-C

Kristal Watson, MA, MFT-C

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 80134 - Nearby to Aurora.

I specialize in working with individuals, couples and families with a history of trauma. It is my greatest honor to walk beside you on your journey toward healing.

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.

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!

Amy Armstrong, MS, NCC, MCC, LPC

Amy Armstrong, MS, NCC, MCC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 80203 - Nearby to Aurora.

I offer counseling for the big questions that come up throughout life: Who am I? What is the best career for me? What will make me happy? Based on your goals, I will guide you through the processes of self discovery and growth.

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.

Howard Lambert, Ph.D.

Howard Lambert, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 80246 - Nearby to Aurora.

Are you feeling stuck in a painful place in your life? I use results oriented techniques to help you grow through your pain and become more authentic and vital in your life. I am a compassionate man and I want to help you live according to your life's deepest values.

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.

Bruce D. Rumsey, Ph.D., LPC

Bruce D. Rumsey, Ph.D., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 80111 - Nearby to Aurora.

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? There Are Resources For YOU. FREE 50 Min Consultation.

Rachel Weddle, MA, MFT

Rachel Weddle, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 80246 - Nearby to Aurora.

As a relationship expert, I work with couples and individuals wanting to communicate about tough issues--money, children, work--without fighting. Feeling heard, valued and understood in our love relationships impacts our overall happiness; contact me for a free consult

Heather DeKeyser, M.S., LMFT, CST

Heather DeKeyser, M.S., LMFT, CST

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 80138 - Nearby to Aurora.

Challenges arise all the time in life and people often need support. I am honored to help clients empower themselves and form healthier relationships. I provide strategies & insight to create increased self-awareness & personal growth.

Scott Church, MA, LPCC

Scott Church, MA, LPCC

Registered Psychotherapist

In 80202 - Nearby to Aurora.

I provide sex therapy and relationship/couple counseling. Counseling services include working with: sexual abuse/trauma, compulsive sexual behavior/sex addiction, gender identity/LGBTQIA, sexuality, and intimacy.

Christopher St. John, MA, LPCC

Christopher St. John, MA, LPCC

Jungian Psychotherapist

In 80210 - Nearby to Aurora.

More often than not we feel out of place, even alien, to this world we live in. Issues such as anger, anxiety, depression, hopelessness, and confusion, may come to the forefront. When these issues arise we feel hurt and that hurt can last for an indeterminate amount of



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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.