Stephen J Westra, M.A.

1800 30th Street, Suite 301
Boulder, Colorado 80301

8704 Yates Drive, Suite 110
Westminster, Colorado 80031

(303) 428-8486
(303) 413-1871 (fax)

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Addictions Counselor III (Senior Level)

Patient Age Groups:
Young Adults


Also providing:
Supervision & Consultation

M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, 1977; Certification in Rational Emotive Therapy, 1979; Heart Centered Hypnotherapy certification; EMDR Level II certification

Background / Experience:
31 years as psychotherapist and consultant in outpatient and inpatient settings

Professional Interests / Specialties:
• Resolving couples’ communication and intimacy issues
• Evaluation, assessment and recovery from alcohol and drug abuse problems,
  including specific steps in relapse prevention
• Assisting adolescents and their families in resolving conflicts related to attitude,
  behaviors (school, home and community), attention deficit- hyperactivity disorder,
  opposition and defiance problems, academic- study difficulties
• Recovery and healing from sexual abuse, incest, and other types of abuse and trauma
• Assisting people in recognizing and then expressing anger in assertive, understandable ways
  (Anger Management)
• Providing a practical “tool box” of strategies to assist in resolving conflicts and personal

Professional Affiliations / Activities:
Colorado and American Counseling Association
Colorado and American Mental Health Counselors Association
International Society for Study of Dissociation
Mental Health Association of Colorado
Colorado Council on Compulsive Gambling

Other information:
Additional office at: 8704 Yates Drive, Suite 110 Westminster, Colorado 80031

Guild Members offer a 20% “no administration” discount for outpatient individual, couples and family therapy when you pay at the time of service, there is no insurance or other paperwork,
and you request the Guild discount when agreeing to fees at the beginning of therapy.
Call the Guild at 303-444-1036
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