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!

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.

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.

Mary J Simon, Psy.D.

Mary J Simon, Psy.D.

Licensed clinical psychologist

In 80246 - Nearby to Aurora.

The wisdom and compassion I have gained from over 30 years of experience and training enable me to custom-tailor our work to you and your needs.

Debi Circle, MA, NCAA

Debi Circle, MA, NCAA

Registered Psychotherapist

In 80112 - Nearby to Aurora.

I am dedicated to helping women ages 25-40 process, relieve & alleviate painful emotions attached to previous unresolved issues that keeps them from having the life they desire. I help clients experience more compassion, develop healthy boundaries and gain confidence.

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.

Laura Stuart, MA, LPC

Laura Stuart, MA, 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.

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.

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

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 80202 - Nearby to Aurora.

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

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.

Sarah Spurlock, M.A., LMFT

Sarah Spurlock, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 80134 - Nearby to Aurora.

I provide solution-focused therapy for couples and individuals. I am here to facilitate change, offer hope, and motivate you to achieve your potential. I want to help you create your future. Most clients find a three to six month timeline will make a significant impact.



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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.