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The latest articles about mental health including; therapy practices, addiction, relationships, coping skills and more!

Overcomers' is a mental health care practice in Colorado Springs.  We are located at 5585 Erindale Dr. Ste #204 Colorado Springs, CO 80918.  We have a passion for people and being a part of their experience as they overcome challenges.  What will you overcome?

Bonna Machlan, Ph.D., LPC, CAC III

Bonna Machlan, Ph.D., LPC, CAC III
I have been working in the field of behavioral health for the past 15 years. I have a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation and extensive experience in providing therapy for adults with a variety of mental health and substance use disorders (i.e. trauma, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, anger management, marriage counseling). I am also able to effectively utiliz...
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    • Office - 2175 Academy
    • Teletherapy
    • Aetna
    • Anthem (BCBS)
    • Kaiser
    • Cigna
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthcare
    • Optum
    • UBH - Allsavers
    • UMR
    • Tricare
    • Adolescents (13-18)
    • Individual
    • Marriage/Couples
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    • Addiction
    • Alcohol Use
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Borderline Personality
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Relapse
    • Codependency
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Divorce
    • Drug Abuse
    • Dual Diagnosis
    • Faith Issues
    • Grief
    • Infidelity
    • Life Transitions
    • Marital and Premarital
    • Relationship Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Self-Harming
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Stress
    • Substance Use
    • Suicidal Ideation
    • Trauma and PTSD
    • Women's Issues
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What Does Anxiety Do To Your Brain?

What Does Anxiety Do To Your Brain?
Many of us know what anxiety feels like, but what does anxiety do to your brain? Essentially, two parts of the brain are impacted by anxiety: the amygdala and the hippocampus. As soon as the brain detects anxiety, a series of chemicals are released, which creates the physical reactions we are most familiar with such as a racing heartbeat or sweaty ...
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Kristin Malone, LPC, LAC

Kristin Malone, LPC, LAC
Do you feel anxious, overwhelmed, or depressed?  Are you struggling to adjust to changes in your life? Perhaps "normal" life transitions have left you feeling empty or insecure? Maybe the past is creeping into your present moment, making it hard to appreciate how far you have come? Perhaps you are struggling to find balance or carrying a sense...
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    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Teletherapy
    • Anthem (BCBS)
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthcare
    • Optum
    • UBH - Allsavers
    • UMR
    • Tricare
    • Adolescents (13-18)
    • Individual
    • Marriage/Couples
    • Addiction
    • Alcohol Use
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Behavioral Issues
    • Career Counseling
    • Codependency
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Divorce
    • Drug Abuse
    • Grief
    • Life Coaching
    • Life Transitions
    • Parenting
    • Peer Relationships
    • School Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Stress
    • Trauma and PTSD
    • Women's Issues
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Deborah Corbitt, LPC

Deborah Corbitt, LPC
Thank you for taking the time to review my profile. Reaching out for help can be daunting and I applaud you for taking this initial step toward living a more rewarding life. I approach therapy as a collaborative process; working closely with you to ensure your goals for treatment are always my priority. My therapeutic approach is primarily cognitiv...
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    • Saturday
    • Teletherapy
    • Aetna
    • Anthem (BCBS)
    • Kaiser
    • Cigna
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthcare
    • Optum
    • UBH - Allsavers
    • UMR
    • Tricare
    • Adolescents (13-18)
    • Individual
    • Groups
    • Anger Management
    • Antisocial Personality
    • Anxiety
    • Behavioral Issues
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Domestic Abuse
    • Domestic Violence
    • Dual Diagnosis
    • Family Conflict
    • Grief
    • Infidelity
    • Life Transitions
    • Men's Issues
    • Narcissistic Personality
    • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
    • Oppositional Defiance
    • Parenting
    • Relationship Issues
    • School Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Self-Harming
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Stress
    • Trauma and PTSD
    • Women's Issues
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Shawna Fishman, LMFT, LAC

Shawna Fishman, LMFT, LAC
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Addiction Counselor. I have over 25 years' experience I assist adults, young adults, and adolescent women to identify or clarify the conflict or block to living fully. Together with my clients we develop and practice the skills needed to achieve and maintain their personal goals. My appro...
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Find The Right Fit

    • Yes
    • Monday
    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
    • Teletherapy
    • Aetna
    • Anthem (BCBS)
    • Kaiser
    • Cigna
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthcare
    • Optum
    • UBH - Allsavers
    • UMR
    • Tricare
    • Adolescents (13-18)
    • Individual
    • Marriage/Couples
    • Family
    • Anger Management
    • Antisocial Personality
    • Anxiety
    • Behavioral Issues
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Domestic Abuse
    • Domestic Violence
    • Dual Diagnosis
    • Family Conflict
    • Grief
    • Infidelity
    • Life Transitions
    • Men's Issues
    • Narcissistic Personality
    • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
    • Oppositional Defiance
    • Parenting
    • Relationship Issues
    • School Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Self-Harming
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Stress
    • Trauma and PTSD
    • Women's Issues
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Josh Aevum, LCSW

Josh Aevum, LCSW
I have been a social worker for nine years. Through my work, I am committed to helping people overcome trauma, depression, anxiety, and other stresses that affect all of us at some time in our lives.  I believe that healing is a collaborative endeavor that requires honest caring without judgment, and I cooperatively assist my clients in c...
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Find The Right Fit

    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
    • Saturday
    • Office - 5585 Erindale
    • Office - 2175 Academy
    • Teletherapy
    • Aetna
    • Anthem (BCBS)
    • Kaiser
    • Cigna
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthcare
    • Optum
    • UBH - Allsavers
    • UMR
    • Tricare
    • Adolescents (13-18)
    • Individual
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    • Adoption
    • Anger Management
    • Antisocial Personality
    • Anxiety
    • Behavioral Issues
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Borderline Personality
    • Career Counseling
    • Chronic Pain
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Dissociative Disorders
    • Divorce
    • Domestic Abuse
    • Domestic Violence
    • Drug Abuse
    • Grief
    • Internet Addiction
    • Life Coaching
    • Life Transitions
    • Marital and Premarital
    • Men's Issues
    • Narcissistic Personality
    • Parenting
    • Peer Relationships
    • Relationship Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Stress
    • Substance Use
    • Trauma and PTSD
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
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Aetna Counselors in Colorado Springs

Aetna Counselors in Colorado Springs
If you're seeking counseling services and you're covered under Aetna, you have come to the right place.  Overcomers Counseling in Colorado Springs believes all people should have the opportunity to find counseling, therefore, we offer counseling services to those covered under Aetna.   At Overcomers Counseling, ou...
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Resources For Couples During COVID-19 | Be Stronger Than Before

Resources For Couples During COVID-19 | Be Stronger Than Before
It's fair to say most of us are really feeling the strain of COVID-19. Our lifestyles seemed to change in a heartbeat, and adjusting to our new normal requires a lot of shifting of perspectives and routines. Here are some resources to help you handle these changes, both as individuals and as a couple, so you come through healthier and stronger than...
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Cristyn Smith, LPC

Cristyn Smith, LPC
Choosing to come to counseling and sharing your feelings and struggles can often feel daunting and somewhat overwhelming. As a clinician, I like to think there is great strength and taking that step to open yourself and begin to work through the things of life that tend to feel like "too much" or overwhelming in general. I often encourage everyone ...
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    • Tuesday
    • Thursday
    • Office - 5585 Erindale
    • Teletherapy
    • Anthem (BCBS)
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthcare
    • Optum
    • UBH - Allsavers
    • UMR
    • Tricare
    • Preteen (10-12)
    • Adolescents (13-18)
    • Individual
    • Marriage/Couples
    • Family
    • Alcohol Use
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Behavioral Issues
    • Codependency
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Drug Abuse
    • Eating Disorders
    • Faith Issues
    • Family Conflict
    • Grief
    • Infertility
    • Marital and Premarital
    • Parenting
    • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
    • Relationship Issues
    • Spirituality
    • Substance Use
    • Teen Violence
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UnitedHealthcare Counselors in Colorado Springs

UnitedHealthcare Counselors in Colorado Springs
If you're seeking counseling services and you're covered under UnitedHealthcare, you have come to the right place.  Overcomers Counseling in Colorado Springs believes all people should have the opportunity to find counseling, therefore, we offer counseling services to those covered under UnitedHealthcare.   At Ove...
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50 Anxiety Quotes To Help You Get Through The Day

50 Anxiety Quotes To Help You Get Through The Day
If you struggle with anxiety, these quotes will help put things into perspective. "You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do." - Eleanor Roosevelt"Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions-- not outside." - Marcus Aurelius"Anxiety does not empty...
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Jenny Luttman, LPC

Jenny Luttman, LPC
One of the strongest predictors of success in therapy, is the connection you share with your therapist so finding the best fit is an important first step! I believe in the "therapeutic relationship," developing a relationship of trust and respect. We will work together to find the approach that best fits you--your needs, goals, and u...
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    • Office - 5585 Erindale
    • Teletherapy
    • Aetna
    • Anthem (BCBS)
    • Kaiser
    • Cigna
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthcare
    • Optum
    • UBH - Allsavers
    • UMR
    • Tricare
    • Children (3-9)
    • Preteen (10-12)
    • Adolescents (13-18)
    • Individual
    • Marriage/Couples
    • Addiction
    • Adolescent
    • Alcohol Use
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Behavioral Issues
    • Career Counseling
    • Coping Skills
    • Divorce
    • Drug Abuse
    • Faith Issues
    • Gambling
    • Grief
    • Internet Addiction
    • Life Transitions
    • Parenting
    • Peer Relationships
    • School Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Self-Harming
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Substance Use
    • Teen Violence
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Jenifer Seas, LCSW

Jenifer Seas, LCSW
"It's not about what it is, it's about what it can become." One of my favorite quotes from Dr. Seuss, his wise words sum up my approach to working with any client, from preschool age to midlife. I believe in transparency, and in client empowerment; YOU are the one who decides what your goals are; my hope and my goal is to help you work through what...
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Find The Right Fit

    • Monday
    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Office - 5585 Erindale
    • Teletherapy
    • Anthem (BCBS)
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthcare
    • Optum
    • UBH - Allsavers
    • UMR
    • Tricare
    • Children (3-9)
    • Preteen (10-12)
    • Adolescents (13-18)
    • Individual
    • Marriage/Couples
    • Family
    • Groups
    • ADHD
    • Alcohol Use
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Behavioral Issues
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Codependency
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Dissociative Disorders
    • Domestic Abuse
    • Domestic Violence
    • Drug Abuse
    • Faith Issues
    • Family Conflict
    • Grief
    • Life Transitions
    • Parenting
    • Peer Relationships
    • School Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Self-Harming
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Suicidal Ideation
    • Teen Violence
    • Trauma and PTSD
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It's Time To Have The Conversation: How to talk to your kids during a stressful time

It's Time To Have The Conversation:  How to talk to your kids during a stressful time
Jennifer Luttman, LPC  This article by KOAA New Channel 5 features Jennifer Luttman, the owner, and therapist at Overcomers Counseling in Colorado Springs.   Thank you, Jenny, for your input and dedication to helping those in need during this crisis!  Anxiety and fear are not only affecting us as adults but our children as well....
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Counseling for Coronavirus Anxiety - Teletherapy

Counseling for Coronavirus Anxiety - Teletherapy
With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, anxiety, and fear has run rampant.  We live in uncertain times and our mental health stability may be wavering.   The outbreak is making it difficult to do the normal everyday activity and we are seeing panic spread as the newscasters paint a dim and uncertain picture for the future.  C...
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Seeking a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Seeking a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
We are looking for eager counselors to join our team of clinicians at a rewarding practice, Overcomers Counseling. If you are a licensed professional counselor (LPC) then please consider joining our practice where you will enjoy all the freedoms of self-employment AND the benefits of an employee.  About Overcomers Counseling Overcomers Counsel...
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Seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
We are looking for eager counselors to join our team of clinicians at a rewarding practice, Overcomers Counseling. If you are a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) then please consider joining our practice where you will enjoy all the freedoms of self-employment AND the benefits of an employee.  About Overcomers Counseling Overcomers C...
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Seeking a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)

Seeking a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)
We are looking for eager counselors to join our team of clinicians at a rewarding practice, Overcomers Counseling. If you are a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) then please consider joining our practice where you will enjoy all the freedoms of self-employment AND the benefits of an employee.  About Overcomers Counseling Overc...
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Seeking a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

Seeking a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)
We are looking for eager counselors to join our team of clinicians at a rewarding practice, Overcomers Counseling. If you are a licensed addiction counselor (LAC) then please consider joining our practice where you will enjoy all the freedoms of self-employment AND the benefits of an employee.  About Overcomers Counseling Overcomers Couns...
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(Work From Home) Mental Health Office Administrator and Scheduler

Mental Health Office Administrator/Scheduler
We are looking for professional and courteous office administrators to join our team at a rewarding practice, Overcomers Counseling. If you have experience as an office administrator handling a variety of tasks and team management then please consider joining our practice.  About Overcomers Counseling Overcomers Counseling is a uniqu...
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