Danika Schmitz

MA, Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate

Danika Schmitz

MA, Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate

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Telehealth Available
Professions: Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Megan McKnight Supervisor Colorado PSY 4799
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Individual therapy sessions, including initial assessment; $100
Free Initial Phone Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

2727 Bryant St
Suite 210
Denver, Colorado 80211

My Approach to Helping

Finding the right time to start therapy can be difficult. Finding the right therapist can be an even bigger challenge. If you are here, it means you’ve taken the first step. The hardest step. Whether you are finally addressing concerns you’ve had for a while, or you’ve experienced a significant change in your life, you deserve to have a teammate to support you. I believe in kindness and genuine connection as a path to growth. I use a collaborative approach, where you will find empathy, acceptance, and curiosity from me in a therapeutic relationship. We are teammates in your journey.

I utilize evidence-based treatment modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I am able to help you as you move through life’s struggles, such as anxiety, depression, adjustment, relationship problems, grief, insomnia, perfectionism, self-esteem, and trauma. I also love to bring in Psychodynamic approaches to help inform patterns in relationships and experiences from early life.

Outside of the therapy room, I recharge my battery by engaging in activities I enjoy. I love to read, volunteer my time with animals, and work on furniture/house projects. My own animals are also a huge part of my life. I have two pups you might have the opportunity to hear or see during a telehealth session. My older girl is a Golden RetrieverAustralian Shepherd mix- her name is Dwight. My younger girl is a total mutt but mostly a BoxerShar PeiGerman Shepherd- her name is Beasley. My favorite show is The Office, of course.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Industries & Communities Served

  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • Education
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • BIPOC

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Habits
  • Men's Issues
  • Perfectionism
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Criticism
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Parent Work
  • Psychodynamic

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