He/Him/HisLicensed Professional Counselor, LPC Master of Arts, MA
Joel welcomes people who are looking to live healthier lives. Joel specializes in working with people struggling with trauma, addictions, and anxiety/depression. Joel sees both adults and children.
Joel is a certified EMDR counselor. EMDR is one of the most evidence-based therapies counselors have at their disposal. It is a multi-purposeful therapy especially effective in helping people overcome the negative effects of trauma, and can also help people manage triggers associated with anxiety, depression, and addiction.
Joel is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and offers EMDR consultation and professional supervision to other counselors.
Joel's office is located Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood, and has free parking for clients. Remote/telehealth sessions are offered.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
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
LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Joel Smith is not in-network with any insurances.
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I have been a practicing therapist for over 20 years, working in corrections and community agencies, 1999 - Present