James Marrugo is a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate in Denver Colorado. He works with adults ages 18 to 65 of all ethnic, racial, gender, and sexual orientation backgrounds. James’s clients come in when there are struggles regarding anxiety, depression, cultural adjustment, men’s health, self-esteem, or stress management.
James is trained in Gestalt Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Multicultural Counseling. During a session, James focuses on bringing emotions to the present moment to encourage mindfulness of the emotional self. This approach supports clients to increase mastery of the emotional, physical, and social self to increase self-confidence in the face of adversity.
James’s style is described as compassionately honest. When a client first comes in, James emphasizes building a relationship to facilitate having open and honest communication. James is dedicated to providing an honest, caring, and accepting relationship. James holds a BA in Psychology from Metropolitan State University of Denver since 2016 and a MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regis University since 2020. James has clinical experience in addiction, trauma, co-occurring disorders, personality disorder, sex traffic victims, and general mental health concerns.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Men's health - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health
Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying career goals and implementing steps toward building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
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Years of Experience: 1 year
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Regis University, MA, 2020
Metropolitan State University of Denver, BA, 2016