Audra Ebsen, MSW, SWC

Pronouns - She/her/hers

Currently Accepting New Clients
Not Accepting New Clients at This Time
Accepting Testing Clients Only
No Longer Accepting New C4VL Clients
No Longer with C4VL

Even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. —Stephen Chbosky

Audra Ebsen believes that one's past does not determine their future, and that everyone has the power to choose where they go from there.

Audra specializes in working with a variety of different clients including individual adults, families, children 10+, LGBTQIA+, and adults 65+. She utilizes several modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). DBT helps with a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, neurodivergence, Autism, family conflict, stress, chronic illness, grief and loss, as well as many other life struggles.

Insurances Accepted

Aetna
Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield (now called Elevance)
Beacon / Carelon Medicaid (Health Co Inc. / Northeast Health Partners)
CCHA Medicaid
Cigna (now Evernorth)
Colorado Access (Medicaid / CHP+)
Denver Health Medical Plan (DHMP commercial)
First Health Network
Kaiser PPO / HMO Commercial Denver Metro area
Kaiser PPO Beacon / Carelon commercial / Kaiser HMO
RMHP Medicaid
Rocky Mountain Health Plans (A UnitedHealthcare company)
United Healthcare / UBH (Optum)

Current Practice

As a therapist, Audra values working with her clients as a team and helping them take control of their treatment. Audra works with individuals who are 10 years old and up, and specializes in areas such as trauma, depression, anxiety, neurodivergence, grief and loss, chronic illness, and family conflict, among others. Being a member of the LGBTQ+ community, Audra takes care to create a safe space for clients to talk about their experiences in therapy. She uses different types of therapy, including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy, among others, and is always open to trying new modalities.

As a social worker, Audra is committed to providing gender-affirming, trauma-informed, and anti-racist care to all her clients. In her free time, Audra enjoys sewing, cosplay, spending time with family, and taking walks with her beagle, Calvin.

Audra sees clients both via telehealth and in-person in Aurora, CO, and has completed her Masters of Social Work at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She is supervised by Bradley Jackson, LCSW (#09928672).

Client Focus

  • Adults 18+
  • Seniors 65+
  • Family
  • People of Color (BIPOC)
  • Transgender
  • LatinX
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Adolescents 10-12
  • Teens 13+

Areas of Focus

  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver Support
  • Childhood Abuse
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Crisis Management
  • Depression
  • Divorce / High Conflict Family
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gender/Sexuality
  • Grief/Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Personality Disorder
  • Severe Mental Illness
  • Trauma/PTSD

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Faith-based
  • Humanistic/Existentialist
  • Mindfulness-based
  • Person-centered
  • Strengths-Based Therapy
  • Substance Abuse Certified/Licensed
  • Trauma Focused Therapy

Past Work Experience

  • Registered Behavioral Technician, Insight Behavior Partnership, Aurora, Colorado
  • Intern Therapist at Center for Valued Living (2022–2023)

Education & Licensure

  • Masters Degree, Social Work, Metropolitan State University of Denver MSW, currently pursuing
  • BSW, Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Metropolitan State University of Denver