Louisville CO
Trained in a variety of clinical approaches to therapy, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, mindfulness, as well as holding several additional certifications in integral and transpersonal modalities, Thea continually challenges herself to provide quality treatment and community education for mental health, addictions, and in support of clients’ whole-person development.
Nspire Today, LLC was founded by Thea L. Wessel, LPC, LAC, MAC, NCAAC, who specializes in mental health counseling with an integral and transpersonal approach in support of her clients’ whole-person development. Thea is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), and Nationally certified through the National Association of Addiction Professionals as a Master Addictions Counselor (MAC) and National Certified Adolescent Addictions Counselor (NCAAC) with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a M.A. in Forensic Psychology from the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology. Thea has additionally completed all coursework and is currently working toward achieving a Ph.D. in Integral & Transpersonal Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, where her research focus is centered on the impact of moral injury as related to behavior and substance use. Thea has been actively involved with providing mental health and substance abuse treatment services for individuals in the correctional system, training and supervising peers and future counselors, collaborating with professionals and organizations throughout Colorado and nationally, as well as maintaining a private practice where she supports a diverse clientele. She is currently the president of the Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals (CAAP) and an adjunct professor at the University of Denver. ​ ​
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