Light and Life counseling is a faith based practice serving individuals, couples, teens, men and women. I emphasize relationship and can help with depression, anxiety, maternal mental health, relationships, addictions, spiritual questions and more.
I am a licensed, Clinical Psychologist with 20+ years of experience in doing therapy with adults, families, and couples. My orientation is cognitive-behavioral and I am trained in EMDR. I work as a partner with my clients, in order to help them achieve their goals. Problem areas that we may address include managing depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia, chronic pain, communication skills building, grief, and other major life changes. Treatment is generally short-term and problem-focused.
Life & business coaching, particularly in support of men's issues. Mediation services, including business disputes, landlord-tenant issues, divorce and parenting agreements, employer-employee disputes and more. Group facilitation in support of strategic planning, local government communication, board of directors effectiveness and employer-employee grievances.
Employment support for young adults including job exploration, job seeking skills, job placement and retention. Must be eligible for services from the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
719.207.1509 , 719.207.1063
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My name is Helene Watson and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Colorado. I have worked in community mental health centers in Colorado since 1998. My mental health experience includes working with individuals with a variety of mental health concerns. I work with children, adults, families and groups. You may remember me from Solvista Health where I have worked for the past 10 years. I am now in private practice. I am able to work with most private insurances and accept out of pocket payment. I can be contacted at 719-221-6937. I am conveniently located in the Sherman Building at 123 G Street Suite 8 in Salida, CO (across from Cafe Dawn). The therapeutic approach I deliver is person centered, culturally sensitive and strengths based.
I provide individual, couples and family psychotherapy using a holisitic perspective, combining the body, heart, mind and spirit. My approach is eclectic, blending cognitive-behavioral techniques, family therapy systems, relational techniques and mindfulness techniques with an appreciation of Jungian psychology as a base. My practice has always been in rural areas, so I have worked with people dealing with a whole range of issues, including; anxiety and depression, PTSD, ADD, relationship issues, divorce, family issues, sexual issues, bipolar, grief, anger management, self-esteem, and spiritual issues. I work with pre-teens, adolesents, adults and older adults.
Solvista Health is a community based healthcare provider staffed by caring professionals, serving local needs for more than 50 years. We provide mental health, recovery services and primary care. Our Crisis Services provide 24/7 access to mental health professionals. Solvista Health serves Chaffee, Lake, Fremont and Custer Counties. In Chaffee County, you can reach us at, 719-539-6502.