Lotus Wellness Providers
Krista Carpenter, MS, CLC
Certified Life Coach
Krista is a Certified Life Coach that received her Masters of Science degree in Counseling in 2003 from Texas A&M University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin in 2000. Krista went from LPC to life coach for a number of reasons: Her Strict adherence to confidentiality (that using insurance can prevent); her desire to inform clients about alternatives to prescription medications, and the ability to incorporate spirituality if the client requests to do so. Krista loves to work with Highly Sensitive and Empathic people, and is skilled at helping those individuals to feel empowered and in control of their own emotions. Krista uses a strengths based approach to Coaching, which allows clients to focus on the present (and the future) rather than repeatedly discussing the past. Her fee is 100 per session.
Bret Phillips, NLC
Bret Phillips is a Registered Psychotherapist, and a Certified Missional Coach. They have extensive coaching and counseling experience with couples and individuals of all ages. Bret was board ordained as a Pastor in 2012, and in 2014 gained certification as a Missional Coach from Multiply Vineyard and Logan Leadership. But please, don't let that scare you! Bret is the least preachy person you'll meet. Bret has provided coaching to persons with a variety of concerns, including life crisis, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, addiction, grief and loss, goal setting, and vocational changes. They have been trained to facilitate marital counsel and relationship inventory. Additionally, Bret has volunteered within School District 51 and non-profit organizations, including YoungLife and Colorado Discover Ability. Bret enjoys working with a wide variety of people, and has a special gift for work in the LGBTQ community. They have gotten rave reviews when working with groups of doctors and other professionals. Bret believes in a client-centered approach, understanding that one modality does not work for everyone; and truly enjoys working with students of all ages, young adults, and couples. At this time, Bret's fee is 100 per session.
Robin Levitt, MA, NLC, LPCC
Robin is an experienced psychotherapist who has two Master's degrees, one in Counseling and the other in Clinical Mental Health. She is well trained and experienced in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and loves her work with people experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, chronic pain and substance abuse. Robin focuses on a person's mind-body connection, and includes training in mindfulness and meditation techniques. Robin has specialized training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and (DBT). Robin enjoys working with couples, whether it's dealing with difficult issues, or just "fine tuning" relationships. An important part of her therapy is working together with each person to develop treatment that is individualized for them. The end goal of her therapy is for the client to understand what they want to know about themselves and feel mentally, emotionally and physically better. She incorporates humor effortlessly into her sessions. Currently, Robin's fee is $90 for individual sessions and $100 for couples counseling.
Carrie Le Blanc, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC Licensed Professional Counselor
Carrie is Nationally certified counselor as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado. She has been working in the field since 2003 all over the county and overseas. Carrie received her Master’s degree in Community Counseling in 2009 and her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development in 2004. She has worked with various individuals, couples, and groups of all genders, races and cultures. Carrie has worked in several environments including in-home therapy, residential treatment, day treatment, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, crisis evaluation, outpatient therapy, private practice, and tele-health. Working overseas in Saudi Arabia, in private practice with several psychiatrists she was able to increase cultural competence and engage individuals and families working with this diverse population.
Carrie uses several modalities to engage and create change as a psychodynamic healer. Most importantly each and every person deserves a unique approach and Carrie is able to join with others to find a pathway to growth. Carrie also utilizes a creative approach to change with mindfulness techniques and compassionate approaches. She has been certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and motivational interviewing in the past. One would expect a client centered eclectic psychodynamic approach with a creative spin from Carrie. Individual therapy with Carrie is currently $100 an hour, couples sessions $120 an hour although not covered under insurance at the moment, Carrie expects to be taking insurance in the upcoming months.
Creek, No degree cuz she's lazy.
Lotus Counseling's Therapy Dog
Creek has been Lotus's therapy dog since 2013. She is trained to greet clients in the waiting room, and provide some love, if you invite her to sit with you on the couch. She enjoys mountain biking, running, and being petted. She eats about 237 treats a day, but still claims to be hungry.
970-773-4691 or 970-260-2867
420 North 8th Street
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
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