Marta  Oko-Riebau

Marta Oko-Riebau

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Colorado Accepting Online
Updated March 26, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Communication issues
  • Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health

Professional statement

Marta Oko-Riebau is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a private telehealth practice in Denver, Colorado. Marta welcomes individual adults of all ages who are ready and motivated to work on positive change. She works with clients who struggle with emotional pain and display symptoms of depression, anxiety, relationship issues, self-criticism and self-doubt. Many of Marta’s clients are going through major life transitions including pregnancy, becoming a parent, or struggling with loss. Marta is a trauma-informed therapist who helps her clients understand their experiences and the impact they had on their emotional wellbeing.

Marta believes that without a deep understanding of our past we are bound to repeat it. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in psychodynamic therapy and is focused on helping her clients explore their early relationships in order to change the patterns that are unhealthy. Additionally, Marta uses techniques stemming from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), focusing on ways in which one can change their feelings by changing their thoughts and behaviors.

Marta's style is engaging, non-judgmental and authentic. Marta believes that without true vulnerability change is not possible, and vulnerability cannot be achieved without trust (and a dash of humor). This is why she makes building trust a top priority in her work with all of her clients. Marta believes that insight, although necessary for change, may not be enough, so she works with her clients on developing new skills. She employs occasional customized “homework assignments” to help clients practice new behaviors outside of therapy.


Message to clients

Relationships are everything. Most of our suffering stems from relationships, and all of our healing happens through relationships. Including the healing in therapy. I believe that having a safe and trusting relationship is crucial to initiating and engaging in a process of positive change.

Change is not easy. On the contrary, it usually is messy, full of unexpected turns, and it can be uncomfortable. That is why finding a therapist with whom you feel comfortable exploring your most painful experiences and partnering with to rewrite your life's narrative is so important. I offer acceptance, empathy and support while providing feedback and gentle guidance in your process of change.


Specialties

Trauma - Exploring and processing through early childhood experiences that might have a negative impact on social-emotional development (such as growing up with a parent with a personality disorder, emotional neglect/abuse or physical neglect/abuse).

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

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships with partners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Marta Oko-Riebau is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $130 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $70 - $130
  • Initial session: $130 (50min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Colorado)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
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Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

Private Practice , Psychotherapist , 2013 - Present

University of Denver, MA, Counseling Psychology, 2013
Opole University, Poland, MA, Psychology, 2006


Licensure

Colorado: 0013153


Languages

English

Polish


Client testimonials

"Marta was kind, patient, clear, and understanding. I immediately felt comfortable talking to her."
- Zencare client • August 2021