Therapy has to do with change over time. If you are looking for counseling or psychotherapy, you may be seeking change. Some change can happen quickly, but some change takes time. The process of therapy involves knowing yourself and allowing yourself to be known, and while this can happen in a variety of ways, it always requires an emotionally safe environment.
You have an experience, a struggle, a need—it is good to not be alone. Sometimes this means seeking the confidentiality and support of Professional Counseling
Jennifer Thorstad, MA, LPC, ACS is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in individual and family counseling, consultation, and clinical supervision. Areas of expertise include attachment/adoption support, history of trauma, various types of anxieties, behavioral/emotional disorders of childhood, ADHD and Executive Functioning, and crisis needs. Jennifer utilizes attachment-focused therapy approaches, cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, creative therapies, play therapy, and reality based techniques. Jennifer has been trained and certified in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics through the Child Trauma Academy. Jennifer is also a certified HeartMath practitioner and can utilize heart-rate variance biofeedback. Jennifer has a Masters Degree in Counseling from UNC Charlotte and has experience counseling in various settings including outpatient therapy, enhanced mental health services for children and adolescents, and psychiatric emergency services. Jennifer has also met National Professional Supervision standards as an Approved Clinical Supervisor
Roads and Rivers Therapeutic Services, LLC
2750 S Wadsworth Blvd Suite D115
Denver, CO 80227
Current Research and Science can enhance the understanding of many topics of interest in the counseling office.
Also useful to the process of counseling/psychotherapy is the use of art, literature, music, nature, movement. These can often draw out a much better understanding of individual experience than words alone.