Carly Johnson, MA, Psy.D.

Carly Johnson, MA, Psy.D.

Professions: Psychology, Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 24158
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Office 1
455 Sherman St
Suite 140
Denver, Colorado 80203 - United States
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My approach to therapy is founded on a deep respect for clients' unique perspectives and life experiences. I believe that meaningful and rewarding change can take place when we gain insight into how we approach various areas of our lives and how, in turn, our circumstances affect us. The process of understanding and change can begin in the "here and now" experience of a trusting therapeutic relationship. I strive to provide a safe, supportive, and encouraging environment where acceptance and transformation can occur.

My areas of specialization include parenting struggles and other challenges that arise as families develop and change. I offer parenting courses and coaching based on the Positive Discipline system developed by Dr. Jane Nelson. Additionally, I am dedicated to working with children who have experienced traumas, including but not limited to medical trauma, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse, separation, and loss of loved ones. Advanced training in evidenced-based Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and Relational Life Therapy allows me to address intimate relationship issues at their roots and to guide clients through the process of change and growth.

Additional areas of expertise include play therapy, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, self-esteem, self-identity, relationship issues, and personal growth. Several group treatment options are available as part of my practice as well. I am devoted to collaborating with my clients on their paths toward purpose, growth, and fulfillment. Throughout treatment, I seek to empower clients, provide tools for coping, and help bridge connections between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to allow for awareness and healing.

Email or Call Carly Johnson, MA, Psy.D. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 24158

More Info About My Practice

In addition to psychotherapy, I provide supervision, consultation, coaching, and psychological assessment and testing. I am happy to offer a free 30-minute consultation to determine if we are a good fit. My standard fee for therapy is $150 for a 50-minute session. While I do not currently accept insurance, I can provide a claim statement for you to submit to your insurance provider for out-of-network reimbursement upon your request. Please visit my website for more information regarding the specific services and fees.

Women's Growth Group (Mondays 6:30-8:00pm)

The following may be specific opportunities within the Women's Growth Group experience:
- Discover that you're not alone in your thoughts and feelings and learn from others' life experiences
- Share personal struggles, emotional concerns and relationship issues in a safe and supportive space
- Gain the ability to trust your own wisdom and articulate this with confidence
- Practice skills to gain clarity and purpose in your life and career
- Identify the impact family, friends, career and life can have upon your own effectiveness and vitality
- Express more spontaneity and creativity in your life from a place of authenticity

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Academic Concerns
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian Psychotherapy
  • Bibliotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Pragmatic / Experiential Therapy for Couples
  • Sand Tray / Sand Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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