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Kacy Behrend, LPC, LAC (Aurora)

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


Insurances accepted

Colorado Access Medicaid, Aetna, Cigna, Cofinity/DHMP, UBH Optum, Tricare, CCHA Medicaid, CHP+ Medicaid

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.

Populations

Specialties

  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum
  • Grief/Loss
  • Eating Disorders
  • Child Behavior Problems
  • Anger Management
  • Life transitions
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Sexual issues
  • ADHD
  • DV/Abuse
  • Caregiver Support
  • Personality Disorder
  • Existential Issues
  • Addictions
  • Fertility

Modalities

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • EMDR
  • ACT
  • Behavioral
  • Play Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Sandtray
  • Interpersonal
  • Brief/Solution Focuses
  • Family/Systems
  • Person-centered
  • Mindfulness-based

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.

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