Letha Atwater, LAC, LPCC, MFTC
I was drawn to counseling through a desire to prevent and treat psychological distress because this can help individuals lead healthier and happier lives. As a Licensed Addiction Counselor and mental Health Counselor, I help individuals, couples, and families who struggle with substance use, family and relationship issues, adjustment issues, stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, and other mental health-related concerns. Based on my background, I understand the unique culture of professional sports, the unique experiences of professional athletes, and the mental and/or emotional concerns that impact athletes and their families.
I completed my MS degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Colorado state requirements for Addiction Counseling, and COAMFTE requirements for Marriage and Family Therapy. To help clients on their individual journeys, I have expanded my clinical expertise to include a Certified SystemicPlayTherapist, Certified SystemicArtTherapist, and certified Systemic SandPlay Therapist.
As a person-centered counselor, I hope to remind people of their value by being fully present, empathic, genuine and accepting. I also utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, solution-focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Play Therapy, Art Therapy, and sand play therapy in my work with clients.
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, working out, going for long walks, and attending sporting events.