Liz Colten, LMFT, CACIII, Marriage & Family Therapy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903

Liz Colten, LMFT, CACIII

Liz Colten, LMFT, CACIII
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Liz Colten, LMFT, CACIII

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist, Other
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapist - 966
Secondary Credential: Certified Addictions Counselor - 6511
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 17549
Accepting new clients - Contact me!
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Office 1
525 N. Nevada Ave
Suite 101
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
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Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Cofinity
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Magellan
  • Mines and Associates
  • Tricare
  • ValueOptions

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I have been a therapist in southern Colorado for almost 20 years. My colorful and diverse background allows me to demonstrate acceptance for my clients and explore your vision for change. Sometimes my role is to collaborate with you through a particular crisis but often it is about working with you through a process of change. I believe there are issues from our family histories that deserve better understanding. I see my office as a safe place to unpack our bags, weed out what is no longer useful, positive or healthy and then to develop the strengths and hope we need to move forward. I believe that change can be exciting and full of hope but first we face the fears that might be getting in the way.

Email or Call Liz Colten, LMFT, CACIII at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 17549

More Info About My Practice

I am very familiar with the Twelve Steps and believe it is a wonderful set of tools for many clients. However, I understand that it may not be the best choice for everyone who struggles with addictive behaviors. Together we create a plan for you.

My fees are $80 for an individual session and $95 for couples/family sessions. I take several insurance plans and I can also utilize a sliding scale fee structure.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Take a look at the Resources page on my website. There are many postings of interesting articles in the areas of my expertise. There is a lot of good information out there for people who are trying to understand where to begin their search for answers. I am experienced and helpful in prioritizing my clients' tasks.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

I love the relationship that gets established between myself and my clients. Therapy takes courage and commitment and once the trust begins to develop, I am always inspired by the changes that are possible.

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Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Family issues, addictions, substance use and dependencies, grief and loss, families navigating the social services system, adoptions and foster care, present and past issues due to child abuse and domestic violence, cross-cultural marriages, repatriates to the United States

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Isolation
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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