Resources : Health Care Groups & Centers

Offering evaluation, diagnosis, therapy, counseling, treatment and recovery

Asian-Pacific Center (must be Asian or Pacific Islander)

(303) 393-0304 or (303) 355-0710
1825 York St., Denver, CO 80206

(303)365-2959                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1544 Elmira St., Aurora CO 80010

Sliding Fee Scale: Yes – $50 is the minimum payment.
Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes
Counseling Services: Individual and family therapy.
Specialization: Victim assistance services, youth programs (after-school, mentorship, leadership), health outreach and education (breast and cervical cancer outreach and prevention, tobacco use prevention, hepatitis B education and screening), health research, ESL/Citizenship classes, and a variety of other programs targeted at the Asian American/Pacific Islander community of Colorado.
Notes: Must be Asian or Pacific Islander: Participating Communities include but are not limited to the Cambodian, Chinese/Taiwanese, Hmong, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Laotian and Vietnamese communities.

www.apdc.org

Location: Denver
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors
Notes: Must be Asian or Pacific Islander

Catholic Charities of Denver

Tel: (303) 742-0828

4045 Pecos Street, Denver, Colorado 80211

email: counseling@catholiccharitiesden.com

Psychiatric Counseling Services: No
Counseling Services: Individual, couple, family and child counseling
Notes: Locations in Aurora, Denver, and Boulder. Appointment times are flexible and may be made for weekdays or evenings for the convenience of the client. Catholic Charities’ staff will assist clients with insurance billings. Bilingual (Spanish/English) counselors are available. For an appointment, call the intake coordinator at 303-742-0828 ext 2059.

 

www.CCDenver.org

Location: Aurora, Denver, Boulder
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Community Reach Center

(303) 797-9440

(303) 730-3303 – Emergency & Crisis Intervention

Littleton:  5500 S. Sycamore St., Littleton, CO 80120

Insurance Required: Accept private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare.
Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes
Counseling Services: Individual, group, adolescent, child, family couples. Acute treatment unit, criminal justice, day treatment, therapeutic School, pharmacy, psychological testing, substance abuse treatment, supported and residential housing, victim services, vocational/social rehabilitation.
Specialization: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), bipolar Education and Skills Training – The B.E.S.T. Program, older Adult Services.

www.communityreachcenter.org

Location: Littleton
Insurance Required? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Denver Family Therapy Center

(303) 456-0600

Main Office:  4891 Independence #165, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Wheat Ridge #2 Office:  7651 W. 41st Suite 200, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Sliding Fee Scale: No, can pay full cost out of pocket.
Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes
Counseling Services: Outpatient mental health therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, adolescent substance abuse treatment.
Specialization: Hospital Diversion, Inpatient Services, Intensive Outpatient Program for Drug and Alcohol Abuse, In-Home Treatment, Adolescent and Adult Drug and Alcohol Treatment, Play Therapy

www.denverfamilytherapycenter.com

Location: Wheat Ridge
Insurance Required? No
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Jewish Family Services

(303) 597.7777 

Denver Office: Joyce and Kal Zeff Building
3201 South Tamarac Drive, Denver, CO 80231

email: counseling@jewishfamilyservice.org

Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, based on income, also accept most insurance plans, including Medicaid.
Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes
Counseling Services: Individuals, couples therapy
Specialization: Anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma. Anger, Parenting, Physical/sexual abuse, Marriage and divorce, Self-esteem, School/work issues, Aging, Communication, Relationships, Caretaking, Vocational support, Housing assistance.
Groups: Caregiver Education/Support Group for Members of the GLBT Community, Couples marriage counseling, support for families with a loved one with mental illness, support groups for individuals with chronic illness.

www.jewishfamilyservice.org

Location: Denver
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Lutheran Family Services

(303) 922-3433 or (800) 579-9496 

363 S. Harlan Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80226-3552

Sliding Fee Scale: Pregnancy counseling is free of charge.
Psychiatric Counseling Services: No
Counseling Services: Pregnancy counseling
Specialization: Pregnancy counseling
Notes: No religious affiliation required, adoption Services, disaster response-crisis counseling and other services as needed, for survivors of federally declared disasters, foster care services, parent Education and support, legal immigration services/servicios legales de inmigración, refugee and asylee programs, teen pregnancy prevention.

www.lfsco.org

Location: Denver
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth

Maria Droste Counseling Center (MDS Counseling Center)

(303) 756-9052 ext 127355

South Colorado Blvd., Suite C-100

Denver, Colorado 80222

Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, based on income

Psychiatric Counseling Services: No
Counseling Services: individual counseling and psychotherapy for adults, children, adolescents and seniors.  To address the counseling needs of our clients, we have primarily two groups of therapists.  The Private Practice Group is made up of experienced, licensed psychotherapists who utilize a wide variety of skills and treatment modalities.  A listing of these therapists is available on our website.  We have day and evening appointments available throughout the week with the Private Practice Group.  The second group of therapists is Masters-level counseling students-in-training.  These interns work with clients between the months of September – May.

www.mdscounseling.org

Location: Denver
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Professional Psychology Center (University of Denver)

(303) 871-3626

2460 S. Vine Street

Denver, CO 80208

Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, $5-$50, based on income.

Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes
Counseling Services: Individual, Family, Group, Couples

Specialization: Multicultural, Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, and Transgendered, discounted psychological assessment, forensic evaluations, couples therapy, trauma.

www.du.edu/gspp/professional-psychology-center

Location: Denver
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Servicios de la Raza (Spanish Speaking and Bilingual Therapists)

(303) 458-5851

4055 Tejon St., Denver, CO 80211

Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes
Counseling Services: Individual, family and group therapy.
Specialization: Spanish speaking, Life transitions, grief/loss, communication, depression, trauma, divorce, family issues.

www.serviciosdelaraza.org

Location: Denver
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Denver
Notes: Spanish Speaking & Bilingual Therapists

Shepherd’s Gate Counseling Center

(303) 762-6987

6399 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120

Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, fees and range from free to $15 per fifty-minute session, based on income.
Psychiatric Counseling Services: No
Counseling Services: Individual, child, family therapy.
Specialization: Men’s and women’s issues, anxiety/depression, marriage and family counseling, adolescent issues, grief and loss, parenting, seniors and aging issues, play therapy for children. Notes: Counseling sessions are normally held on weekday evenings, Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Clients receive professional expertise and personal attention from our qualified staff of graduate counseling students. They have dual training in counseling and theology and are educated in the most current therapy techniques. Our counselors are selected for their Christian commitment; however, they are able to work with people no matter where they are on their spiritual journey. All counselors are supervised by licensed faculty.

www.denverseminary.edu/resources/shepherds-gate-counseling-center

Location: Littleton
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

The Center (Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgendered – GLBT specific)

Tel: (303) 733-7743
Rainbow Alley: Tel: (303) 831-0442 (Drop-In Center number)

1050 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Psychiatric Counseling Services: Referrals are provided.
Counseling Services: Yes, individual and group therapy.
Specialization: GLBT community, advocacy, referrals to GLBT friendly providers, support groups, smoking cessation.
Notes: The Center’s Legal Initiatives Project (CLIP), Public Policy and Advocacy, GLBT Social & Support Groups, Health Resource & Referral, Lesbian Cancer Support Services, News Media Resource & Referral, Denver PrideFest, Speakers Bureau, Safe Facility for Group Meetings, Terry Mangan Memorial Library, Youth Services/Rainbow Alley, David Bohnett Cyber Center.

www.glbtcolorado.org

Location: Denver
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors
Notes: GLBT - Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgendered

Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH)

(303) 425-0300 or (800) 201-5264 – General Information & Appointments:

Emergency Office: 9485 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215

Access Office: 9485 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215
Evergreen Mountain Office: 28577 Buffalo Park Road, Suite 100, Evergreen, CO 80439

Other Locations:

Cedar Office: 9808 West Cedar Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

Gilpin Mental Health Services: 2960 Dory Hill Road, Suite 100, Golden, CO 80403
Independence Outpatient Office: 4851 Independence Street, 1st Floor, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
MCPN – Metro Community Provider Network: 8500 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215
North Wadsworth Office: 7878 Wadsworth Suite 100, Arvada, CO 80002
South Outpatient Office: 9200 West Cross Drive, Suite 421, Littleton, CO 80123
West Colfax Outpatient Office: 9485 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215

Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, ability-to-pay policy, based on income, number of dependents, and availability of other funding
Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes
Counseling Services: Individual, family, couples, child, adolescent, group therapy.
Specialization: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Co-Occurring Treatment (substance abuse/mental illness), trauma.

www.jeffersonmentalhealth.org

Location: Evergreen, Lakewood, Golden, Littleton, Arvada
Insurance Required? No
Sliding Scale Costs? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Exempla West Pines Behavioral Health

(303) 467-4000

3400 Lutheran Pkwy
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-6035

Psychiatric Counseling Services: Yes – To be admitted for treatment or services, you must visit the Exempla Lutheran Emergency Room to meet with a Clinician from Exempla West Pines for an assessment.  This then helps to see what course of action can be taken and what type of services can be offered.  There is an intensive drug and alcohol rehabilitation program that is for those self-admitting and then a person would go directly to West Pines Hospital.
Counseling Services: Crisis management, inpatient services, outpatient, individual and group therapy
Specialization: Emergency mental health care, psychiatric intensive care, residential and day treatment programs.
Notes: Free Support Groups, including, but not limited to, Alcoholics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, Bi-Polar Mental Health Group, Narcotics Anonymous, Nar-Anon (those living with or supporting those using narcotics), Overeaters Anonymous, and Life Ring ( support group for people with addictions with NO faith/religious based topics discussed), and Alanon (those living with or supporting those using alcohol).

www.westpinesrecovery.org

Location: Wheat Ridge
Insurance Required? Yes
Services For: Youth, Adults, Seniors

Definitions and Descriptions

Sliding Scale – Fees based on income or predetermined affordable amounts for service

Credentials

PhD – A Doctor of Philosophy degree in psychology – provides professional services such as consultation, assessment, diagnosis and treatment.

PsyD – A Doctor Psychology doctoral degree awarded in clinical and counseling psychology – provides professional services such as consultation, assessment, diagnosis and treatment, can prescribe medication.

LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LMFT – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor