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Lea Ayer, LPC (Grand Junction)

Lea provides individual and couples therapy to teens (age 15 and up) and adults online and in her office. Lea is fully trained in EMDR and practices both short and long term therapy.


Insurances Accepted

Anthem BCBS, Tricare,

Current Practice

Lea specializes in helping people through major life changes (marriage, growing family, divorce, death, career, etc), depression, anxiety, grief, chronic/terminal illness, and caregiver stress. Lea also helps people heal from trauma, whether it’s recent of long-term. Lea utilizes EMDR along with solution-oriented and cognitive-behavioral counseling to not only help people feel better immediately, but also to learn tools to use in the future.

Populations

  • Adolescent 10-12
  • Couples
  • Teens 13+
  • Adults
  • Seniors 65+
  • GLB
  • Transgender

Specialties

  • Anxiety Depression Mood
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Postpartum
  • Parenting
  • Grief/Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Life transitions
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • DV/Abuse
  • Caregiver Support
  • Existential Issues

Modalities

  • CBT
  • EMDR
  • Interpersonal
  • Brief/Solution Focuses
  • Person-centered
  • Mindfulness-based
  • Motivational Interviewing

Past Work Experience

  • Program Supervisor and mental health counselor at a nonprofit community mental health agency working with low-income individuals and families.

  • Counselor at a residential facility for youth

  • Individual and group counselor for a hospice

Education & Licensure

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC.0013975

  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Adams State University in Alamosa, CO 2015

  • Bachelor of Arts in Speech/Communication, with Business Minor, Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD 2003.

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