Affordable Counseling Program Interns

A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal. ~Steve Maraboli

We hope all of you who want to improve your personal development, but may lack the financial resources for professional therapy, will consider taking advantage of this low cost counseling program, it will empower your life!

Philosophy

We believe that counseling should be accessible to everyone regardless of income. That is why we offer an Affordable Counseling Program, designed to serve those unable to afford full-priced psychotherapy. Our perspective is holistic, starting with the premise that the development and integration of mind, body, and spirit are necessary to become healthy, fulfilled and productive.

About the Counselors

The counseling interns who staff this program are master's level students or graduates acquiring experience for professional licensure with the State of Colorado. They are carefully selected based on life experience and personal development to ensure the highest quality for our clients. All of our interns are supervised by Licensed Mental Health Professionals.

About the fees

Counseling by People House interns is on a sliding scale of $20-$50 per hour or more depending on ability to pay. It is designed for those who make under $50,000/annually, serving individuals, couples, families, and children. We take life circumstances into account when looking at the annual household income.

Ready to Find Out More?

You can fill out our Affordable Counseling Request Form by click HERE.  Or, you can give us a call at
303-480-5130
or email info@peoplehouse.org for more information or to find a counselor.

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Meet our Affordable Counseling Interns

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Lauren Anderson

Affordable Counseling Intern

Lauren believes that therapy should be a non-judgmental space to explore feelings, thoughts, and behaviors that are often difficult to confront in the outside world. She partners with couples, families, adolescents and adult individuals on their journey, and offers a safe and validating space to explore and grow. Lauren will use a person-centered, holistic and inclusive approach to support you in reaching your goals. She welcomes all identities and family configurations into session.  

Keywords: LGBTQ+, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness, Solution Focused, Anxiety, Depression, Transition, Grief 

Email:LaurenAnderson@peoplehouse.org

Phone:720-445-5916

Client Portal:https://peoplehouse.org/lauren-anderson/

Carol Bell

AFFORDABLE COUNSELING INTERN

Sometimes when we are faced with  difficult challenges or decisions, we get stuck. I believe we get unstuck by connecting with our authentic selves. As your counselor, I’ll hold the lantern while you find the path home to yourself.

I bring life experience and curiosity to my practice, and I like to partner with clients as they seek meaning, purpose, and a way around the obstacles that sometimes block their paths.  

I’ve always been curious about myself and others, and the awareness and clarity I gained in counseling has transformed my life. My enthusiasm for the process of self-exploration led me to change my career path. In 2019, I relocated to Denver from Cody, Wyoming to pursue a Master of Counseling at Regis University. I look forward to working with all ages, identities, and issues.

Molly Cohn

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

I believe that humans walk through the world with the tools, experiences and insight they need to explore, learn, and find relief. By examining our beliefs, our relationships, and our locations within larger systems, we can piece together understanding and a pathway towards change.  I believe in considering the whole person- mind, body, and spirit- and as such, my counseling approach is integrative and collaborative. I am pursuing my MA in Multicultural Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Colorado after working for ten years in a variety of therapeutic and educational settings with children, adolescents and adults.

Isaac Coleman

AFFORDABLE COUNSELING INTERN

Living well is an art that nurtures body, mind, and spirit. I believe every individual contains the ability to heal themselves, but sometimes we get stuck in negative patterns and need outside perspectives. Through my own recovery, I discovered the power of mindfulness. I now aspire to assist others and share my joy. With an educational background in writing, I recognize the subtle ways words impact our reality. Because our inner dialogue shapes our self-concept, I am interested in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Currently, I am pursuing a master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Adam’s State University. Let’s collaborate to create harmony in your life.

John Coppedge

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

There are times we all need someone in our corner who will support us as we search for answers to life’s challenges. I will be in your corner helping you find the inner strength to live your best life and overcome those challenges. I am a husband, father, grandfather, veteran, and recently retired emergency responder who understands the importance of having supportive relationships when we are faced with life’s challenges. I am completing my master’s degree in Counseling at Regis University and have a person-centered, experiential approach that will support you as you strive to live your best life.

Brittany Cote

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

I believe that therapy is for everyone because at some point, we all need some extra support and guidance. I have worked with people through life transitions, as well as individuals with anxiety, depression, neurodegenerative diseases, and autism. I use a motivational, holistic approach to help you better understand yourself, the world around you, and find balance. My aim is to see you grow, learn, and reach your goals as we work together. Sessions are supportive and authentic, like talking to an old friend. No matter your journey or situation, you are welcome!

Kayla Dahedl

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

My first priority as a counselor is to meet my clients with empathy and compassion, whether you come ready for change, just wanting to talk, or are hesitant to begin counseling. I use an integrative, holistic, strength-based therapeutic approach to help clients acknowledge the various unique contexts which impact their lives, connect with their strengths, and attain personal growth. I strive to create a safe, non-judgmental space where clients can process and heal, and I welcome all identities and backgrounds. I am currently pursuing an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Colorado Denver.

Email:KaylaDahedl@peoplehouse.org

Phone:970-699-5220

Devon Edwards

AFFORDABLE COUNSELING INTERN

Integrated holistic healing is not unidimensional, nor could it be. The concept of integrated healing is one which encompasses the whole. That being the mind, body &spirit of an individual. As an integrated health coach & mental health counselor, this is not simply my job, but my calling and deepest passion. Helping guide individuals who seek a deeper understanding of their inherent sense of wholeness, freedom &liveliness. As a former collegiate athlete, personal trainer, &integrated health coach, responsibility &overcoming adversity are in my blood. These experiences matched with the teachings found at Naropa University allow me to bring forth an alternative approach to mental health counseling.

Email:DevonEdwards@peoplehouse.org

Phone:970-573-6491

Meredith Drottar

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

I am currently pursuing an MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University, a complementary addition to my undergraduate degree in social work. Helping others has long been a passion of mine, beginning with the experience of being a peer counselor to my classmates in junior high school. I’ve had the pleasure of working with both adoptive and birth families, children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and individuals experiencing homelessness. There is room for people of all identities, ideologies, and walks of life in the safe space of counseling and I look forward to learning about your unique journey!

Erin Farrell (she/her)

AFFORDABLE COUNSELING INTERN

My guiding principle as a counselor is my belief in the capacity of every human being to heal and grow.  I offer my presence, empathy, and unconditional acceptance to support you in becoming more authentically you. Together, we will use curiosity, creativity, mindfulness, and embodiment as tools of self-study, to help you experience more freedom, choice, and ease.  I am trained in the Hakomi method of mindfulness-based, somatic psychotherapy, and am completing an MA in clinical mental health counseling at Regis University.  I am committed to working for justice and inclusion, and welcome clients of all identities and backgrounds.

Email:ErinFarrell@peoplehouse.org

Phone:720.600.4638

Victoria Graham

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

After raising a family and spending nearly 20 years in the corporate world managing global software development teams in the US, Singapore, UK, South America, and Canada, I decided to pursue a long time passion of mine by becoming a couples and family therapist. I have been looking forward to putting my life experience and multicultural relational skills to use in a therapeutic setting. I like to use a collaborative and strength based approach to empower clients to find and use their strengths that will lead to positive personal growth and development.

Batsheva Jacobs

Affordable Counseling Intern

Batsheva is a sensitive, warm, and positively minded mental health professional intern. She is completing her Master in Marriage and Family Therapy at Capella University and works with a broad spectrum of families, couples, and individuals. She is passionate about walking with clients as they grow in loving themselves and nurturing their many relationships. She supports and coaches her clients to form their unique mission by identifying, articulating, and sharing their individual perspectives and values. Batsheva welcomes diversity, encourages safe and effective communication, and helps clients cultivate deeper understanding, empathy and flexibility while discovering new possibilities. 

Email:BatshevaJacobs@peoplehouse.org

Phone:720-254-1859

Client Portal:https://peoplehouse.org/batsheva-jacobs/

Mary Beth Johnson

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

I endeavor to provide a space for my clients to be authentically themselves so they may explore life experiences, emotions, and personal insights. After five years of employment in a wilderness therapy setting, I have developed a relational and experiential approach to therapy. I believe emotions move through us when we can recognize and feel them. I incorporate mindfulness into my practice, and I recognize and attend to all parts of the human experience – physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Currently, I am pursuing a graduate degree in Multicultural Mental Health Counseling from the University of Colorado Denver. 

Nicole Marcisz

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

I believe you have wisdom in your heart that can guide you towards optimal wellness and living as your authentic self.  My integrative approach is grounded in compassion and mindfulness therapies to create the foundation and a safe, non-judgmental space for healing, transformation, and growth. I am currently pursuing my MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Regis University. I look forward to empowering you to cultivate joy and peace throughout your everyday life. 

Keywords: Grief work, Self-Compassion, Mindfulness, Dreamwork, Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment (ACT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT)

Sakina Mohamed Ali

AFFORDABLE COUNSELING INTERN

We all come from different backgrounds and cultures. We hold different beliefs and values that make up our unique stories. However, that story might define us for a time, and hold us back from thriving. As an immigrant, Black woman living in America it is important for me to bring a multicultural lens into my therapy sessions. My role in our sessions is to use that lens to support you in writing the next chapter of your story as a more resilient, confident and self-aware individual.

Julianne Montaño Eastman

AFFORDABLE COUNSELING INTERN

We each have a unique gift to share with the world. Incredible transformations happen when we connect with the body-mind by listening to our emotions. We begin to nurture well-being, attract healthy relationships, discover our purpose, and manifest our dreams. My goal is to support you in restoring your bond with your authentic inner self. You will learn how to trust your intuition, release emotions, and surrender beliefs that no longer serve you. I use a person-centered, holistic, and inclusive approach. My specialties are in Emotional Freedom Technique, Mindfulness, and Eden Energy Medicine. All issues and identities welcomed.

Jenn Morrison

Affordable Counseling Intern

I have always been deeply curious about the world and how people navigate their lives in unique and diverse ways. Through my own travels, life experiences, a background in business, and adventures in motherhood, I have gained an openness toward seeing the whole person and helping guide toward healing and fulfillment. In the space of therapy I bring a background in depth therapy, a humanistic focus with non-judgment, and an open mind in a way that opens new feelings and leads to deeper personal understanding.

Tiffany Nichols

AFFORDABLE COUNSELING INTERN

Tiffany is focused on providing a safe and non-judgmental environment to help you explore your feelings, behaviors, and a path forward. She utilizes a person centered, holistic, and strengths-based approach with her clients. She is highly empathetic and compassionate, while focusing on client led solution focused therapy. Tiffany also uses evidence-based practices to help you reach your goals. Whatever your reason for seeking therapy, she is happy you are here, and looking forward to providing a safe place for healing and growth. Tiffany’s clients include individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and LGBTQ+.

Megan Phippen (she/her)

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

Life is a sacred, but often a challenging and painful journey. I humbly orient to pain as a teacher; if we listen with an open heart, our pain can provide us with important insight and illuminate our path towards healing. Through present moment awareness, we can explore aspects of Self, shed what no longer serves, and embody our most vibrant and True Form. This is a safe, compassionate space where all of you is welcome. I feel passionate about supporting clients to expand their awareness, align with their True Selves and live in their most authentic expression. 

Elliott Ross

Affordable Counseling Program Intern

I honor the therapeutic setting as an inclusive and protected space for individuals of all backgrounds to feel, process, and be seen. It is a place to explore, question, and re-write the stories and beliefs we have inherited with compassion, curiosity, and acceptance. I utilize a holistic, person-centered approach that looks beyond the problem and considers the entire individual, their strengths, and unique context. I balance this approach with a focus on client-led goals and developing relevant skills in order to best meet client needs and create meaningful change. Whatever your reason for seeking therapy, I’m glad you are here.

Jamie Woelk

AFFORDABLE COUNSELING INTERN

You don’t have to face your pain, discouragement, or fear alone. Together, we can restore a sense of safety to your nervous system and equip you to move through life with more ease and confidence. As a therapist, I am curious, intuitive, patient, and creative. I use a person-centered approach, so I believe you can rediscover your natural tendency to move toward wellness through a supportive counseling relationship. I have training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, a treatment for trauma and attachment issues that incorporates the body as a source of information and healing. I work with adults, adolescents, couples, and families.

Affordable Counseling Program

Psychotherapy (Counseling)   – $50 CPT 90837-60 minute session

However, please inquire about our sliding fee scale, we offer sessions from $20-50. 

 

If you are covered by health insurance, you are encouraged to consult with your health insurer to determine if it is to your benefit to find a provider that takes your insurance and what your financial responsibility would be for that particular health care service provided by that health care facility or practitioner.  If you are not covered by health insurance, you are strongly encouraged to contact us at 303-480-5130 to discuss payment options prior to receiving services from us,  since the above posted health care prices may not reflect the actual amount of your financial responsibility, since we offer a sliding scale.

Ready to take the next step?

Call 303-480-5130