Kacy Behrend, LPC, LAC

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

Kacy provides individual, couples, and group therapy for individuals of all ages including children.

Insurances Accepted

(CHP+) Medicaid
Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield (now called Elevance)
CCHA Medicaid
Cigna (now Evernorth)
Colorado Access (Medicaid / CHP+)
Denver Health Medical Plan (DHMP commercial)
First Health Network
Pinnacol Assurance
RMHP Medicaid
Rocky Mountain Health Plans (A UnitedHealthcare company)
United Healthcare / UBH (Optum)

Current Practice

She believes in empowering her clients and utilizes person-centered treatment as the basis for all therapy. She believes that finding out from clients what their goals and challenges are, as well as identifying the client as the expert in their lives, is a critical component of the therapeutic process. Additionally, she is certified in EMDR, specializes in motivational interviewing, and uses cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and solution focused techniques to inform her practice.

Kacy supervises pre-licensed therapists towards their licensure and trained intern therapists.

Client Focus

  • Children 3-5
  • Children 5+
  • Adolescents 10-12
  • Teens 13+
  • Adults 18+
  • Couples
  • Transgender
  • Group Therapy

Areas of Focus

  • ADHD/Neurodivergence
  • Addiction/Substances
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver Support
  • Child Behavior Problems
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Crisis Management
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Existential Issues
  • Fertility
  • Grief/Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorder
  • Postpartum
  • Sexual Issues
  • Trauma/PTSD

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • DBT
  • EMDR
  • Family/Systems Theory
  • Mindfulness-based
  • Person-centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Sandtray

Past Work Experience

  • Outpatient counselor 
  • Creator and facilitator of a specialized intensive outpatient program for women with substance use 
  • Interim team lead and clinical supervisor 
  • Counselor in a residential treatment facility 
  • Counselor in a domestic violence shelter 
  • Lead care manager at a pediatric clinic 
  • Counselor at a group private practice

Education & Licensure

Kacy is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC.0013833) and a Licensed Addiction Counselor (ACD.0000857). She earned her Master's in counseling psychology from the University of Colorado- Denver. She also holds a Bachelor's Degree in psychology from Colorado State University. Additionally, she is a certified EMDR therapist.