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Jeanette Van Akkeren

Jeanette Van Akkeren - LPC

- Offers sessions only online

Jeanette is very passionate about physical activity and the role of nutrition as it relates to daily life.

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Hi! I’m Jeanette. I’m a licensed professional counselor in Colorado with over a decade of experience in the mental health field. Before starting my private practice in 2018 I worked in several different inpatient as well as outpatient settings including inpatient psychiatric units and emergency rooms. I have worked with all ages but I currently focus on working with teens and younger adults up to age 45 or so. I practice mainly from person-centered standpoints which emphasizes everyone’s innate ability to change and grow. I have worked extensively with survivors of trauma, and am trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

I am very passionate about physical activity and the importance of integrating it into everyone’s daily routine. I also emphasize the role of nutrition for mental wellness and am currently receiving additional training in this area. Our brains are a part of our body and any mental health treatment should include significant time to ensure that you are also in good physical health.

On the personal side, I am married and have three great kids ranging in age from elementary to college. Whenever I get a chance, I’m out walking my dogs, Skips and Teegan. I’ve lived in Arvada for the past 15 years and, while I’m not a native, I definitely consider Colorado home.

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Kaiser Approved Therapist

Jeanette Van Akkeren has been credentialed as an in-network Kaiser Permanente provider. Westside will be able to bill your Colorado Kaiser Permanente plan for the mental health services provided. Verify active Kaiser status

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Online Therapy

Jeanette Van Akkeren offers online therapy sessions through scheduled appointments. All Westside providers have access to HIPAA compliant and secure teleconferencing software to protect client privacy. Instructions to access a scheduled session will be sent directly by the provider leading up to the appointment.

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