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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?

7 Anxiety Triggers Most Commonly Reported

7 Anxiety Triggers Most Commonly Reported
Everybody's experience with anxiety is as unique as the person, but what are the 15 anxiety triggers most commonly reported?  You may be surprised to learn that there are many factors that come into play when it comes to anxiety-related triggers and how they impact people the most. Here, we will examine the triggers and how people may readily ...
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PTSD Counseling and Therapy – Counselors in Colorado Springs

PTSD Counseling and Therapy – Counselors in Colorado Springs
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health condition characterized by an onset of anxiety-related symptoms in response to a traumatic event. PTSD can develop in response to an event in which a patient is exposed to a dangerous or life-threatening event, whether real or perceived, and persists to the point of disruption in the patie...
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Karin Alaska, LPC

Karin Alaska, LPC
I am originally from Southern California, and I love my life in Southern Colorado. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential, and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling, School Counseling Option. I have worked in education as a Classroom Teacher and a School Counselor for over 20 years at the middle school...
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    • Career Counseling
    • Chronic Impulsivity
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
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    • Emotional Disturbance
    • Grief
    • Intellectual Disability
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Life Transitions
    • Obesity
    • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
    • Oppositional Defiance
    • Parenting
    • Peer Relationships
    • Racial Identity
    • Relationship Issues
    • School Issues
    • Self Esteem
    • Self-Harming
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Angela "Gia" Bryan, LPC

Angela "Gia" Bryan, LPC
What makes me stand out? I don't want you to be my client next year. I want us to work hard today to bring about effective and sustainable change so you can start living your best and most fulfilling life and have an incredibly meaningful life you are longing for today.   I have developed evidenced-based methods to help my clients break o...
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Shannon Matlock, LPCC

Shannon Matlock, LPCC
"Just because no one else can heal or do your inner work for you doesn't mean you can, should, or need to do it alone."- Lisa OliveraI believe one of the biggest challenges we face when struggling to navigate uncertain, difficult, or trying periods of life is finding the courage to reach out and ask for help. One of the most important aspects of ho...
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Melanie Warning, LPC

Melanie Warning, LPC
I seek to co-create a secure, therapeutic space with you where you will have full permission to be who you are and connect to your innate wisdom and impulses towards healing. My approach is gentle and nourishing, yet I offer challenges for you to stretch beyond your comfort zone when needed. I am committed to approaching this work with whole-hearte...
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High Anxiety at Night? Learn Why

High Anxiety at Night? Learn Why
People who live with anxiety may ask themselves why anxiety is worse at night? Sometimes, people feel more anxiety in the evening hours simply because it is quiet, and they are finally alone with their thoughts. There are many distractions throughout the day: school, work, social interactions that may make it easier to ward off anxious feelings. Ho...
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Anthony LaMouria, LPC

Anthony LaMouria, LPC
Below is a little about me if you want to know credentials, but what I think is most helpful to know is that I view therapy as a tool that allows me to help other people discover the truth about themselves and their life-systems. This is compassion-based, person-centered, eclectic therapy for real people with real-life issues. I look forward to the...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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