Mark Miller,Licensed Professional Counselor

Mark Miller,Licensed Professional Counselor

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License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Addiction Counselor

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Denver, Colorado 80202

My Approach to Helping

Hi, I am Mark M Miller LPC, LAC, LMFT. I have been in the mental health field for over 20+ years. I have a master’s degree in marriage. I am a licensed professional counselor and addiction counselor in the state of Colorado. I am approved as a licensed marriage and family therapist along with a fellowship member and a supervisor in training with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapist (AAMFT). I am also a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with The Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE) and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) in training with this organization as well.

More Info About My Practice

My approach is that of a pragmatist. I have a big toolbox of techniques and approaches and will do what works best for you by using my D.A.D. M.U.D. E.E, V. I. R. T.U. E approach which integrates all traditional and newer individual and system (Marriage and Family Therapy) models.

D – De- escalate problem and conflict
A – Assess – how you affect the problem and system and how the problem and system affect you
D – Diagnosis and define the problem

M- How to measure progress
U – Underlining meaning, protection, survival, and how the solution has become the problem
D - Differentiation of self (wise mind, be self in relationships)
E – Increase emotional intelligence
E – Psycho -education - Be educated on what we know about the issues and best practices and explore how to best apply them

V – Virtue – create habit of doing good and produce favorable outcomes
I - Imagery - Cognitive distortions, problem-saturated stories and perceptions
R – Rewrite problem-saturated stories and imagery, reward helpful imagery
T- Transactions, how imagery affects self-efficacy (belief in self) and relationships
U - Create unconditional acceptance towards self and other
E – Evaluate progress

Past Individual Theories- psychodynamic, humanistic, existential, behaviorism, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), reality, solution-focused, narrative therapies, and Gestalt,

Past systems – Murry Bowen (My home base), structural, strategic, contextual, Milan and Mental Research Institute (MRI), systemic therapy, and experiential

Present – Individual: Trauma and shame focused, dialectal behavior therapy (DBT) and acceptance and commit therapy (ACT), Internal Family System Therapy (IFS), polyvagal theory, and positive psychology,

Present system (Marriage and Family Therapy), Gottman, attachment theory, love languages, emotional focused, sex therapy, narcissistic and abusive parents and child or grandchild of addict home structure, problem-solving, and conflict theories.

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Attachment Issues
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Bipolar

Types of Therapy


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