Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado, Marriage and Family Therapist, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215

Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado

Marriage and Family Therapist

In our comfortable, home-like ranch setting, clients of all ages and income levels are provided counseling or psychotherapy with the assistance of certified counselors and their trained therapy animals. Have a cup of tea and pet the baby goats while you wait, or sit quietly in our gazebo and read.

Practice Specialty

  • Addictions or Substance Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Child or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse or Violence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Loss or Grief
  • Relationship and Marriage Counseling
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

  • Age Specialty: Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elders
  • Session Format: Individual, Group, Couple, Family
  • Treatment Approach: Integrative

Practice Details

  • Company Name: Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado
  • Therapist Type: Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Fees: $15 - $120 (Fees are never a barrier)
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Years in Practice: 25+

Approach Description

Research demonstrates the power that animals can have in the emotional and physical healing of people of all ages. We integrate animals (dogs, cats, goats, etc) into sessions with clients and design interventions that can be both fun therapeutic.


  • 1255 Lee Street
  • Lakewood, Colorado 80215
  • United States

Secondary Office

  • 2475 Broadway
  • Boulder, Colorado 80304
  • United States
  • t: 720-266-4444

Hours of work

Mon 9:00 - 9:00
Tue 9:00 - 9:00
Wed 9:00 - 9:00
Thu 9:00 - 9:00
Fri 9:00 - 7:00
Sat 9:00 3:00



Driving Directions

Off Kipling and 13th Avenue in Lakewood, CO
Between 6th Avenue and the 70 Freeway, we are walking distance from the bus and accessible by lightrail. Our Boulder office is centrally located with easy parking.


Practice Description

At our Barking C.A.A.T. Ranch (Center for Animal Assisted Therapy), we provide more than counseling. We have created an environment where growth and change can occur as soon as you step onto the property. Clients and their families freely interact with our trained and Certified therapy animals, both in and out of sessions. Our staff of Licensed and Professional Counselors and Therapists each has years of experience in their areas of expertise, and have received extra training and Certification in Animal Assisted Therapy. While we provide traditional counseling and psychotherapy, we integrate animals into the therapeutic process whenever it is appropriate. This can make counseling more interactive, interesting and motivating for clients of all ages. Sessions take place in our offices, playroom, or out in the arena, gazebo, or even walking the quiet neighborhood. We offer an alternative to sterile counseling offices, while still providing the highest level of counseling and psychotherapy services.

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