Janet Coutts - CAC III / LPC
Therapist in Wheat Ridge, Janet Coutts, provides EMDR
and other forms of therapy for depression, addictions, PTSD, anxiety, and many other problems.
Janet Coutts, mental health therapist, also provides cognitive behavioral therapy in her Wheat Ridge office. This location is convenient to the Highlands, Denver, Arvada, Lakewood, Golden, Thornton, Westminster, and Littleton areas.
Janet is a licensed professional mental health counselor (LPC). She is also a trauma specialist level II in Eye Movement Desensitization Reinstallation (EMDR) as well as a Certified Addiction Counselor level III (CAC III). She has extensive training and experience in individual therapy with depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management, substance abuse disorders, including dual diagnosis, sexual and domestic abuse survivors, grief and loss, women’s issues and other life altering events.
Janet’s therapeutic style includes a safe, emphatic, compassionate non-judgmental space to incorporate a strength based approach through rational emotive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness based practices. Janet has worked as a counselor in drug and alcohol residential treatment facilities with adolescents, adults and their families.
Janet received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, majoring in Psychology. She received a Master of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Community Counseling.
She completed all required course work and supervised hours to become a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a Certified Addictions Counselor level three and a level II EMDR therapist. These are the highest certifications that a therapist can obtain in these areas of specialization.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor Janet is honored to work with individuals and admires their courage to confront issues that they find difficult to navigate on their own. As a therapist, Janet tailors her techniques and interventions to meet the unique needs of each client. She strives to meet her clients where they are and works with them to get them where they want to be. She appreciates the need people have to balance work and family and all of the responsibilities that come with being engaged in life.