Counselors

Denver counseling, Colorado Anger Solutions, Colorado therapy, anger, anger management

Michael Ballard

Michael Ballard, PhD is a Certified Anger Management Specialist, a National Certified Counselor, and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado He works with individuals, couples, and families who struggle with anger.

Michael is the creator of The ASCEND Method® for anger management, and has successfully used this method with men and women, adults, teens, and children. The method has been effective with gang members and stay-at-home moms, high-powered business executives and unemployed homeless people, senior citizens and preschoolers.

Michael is also an Adjunct Professor of Counseling Psychology at both the University of Denver and Denver Seminary. He is a member of the National Anger Management Association, the American Psychological Association, the American Counseling Association, and the American Association of Christian Counselors. Michael has authored various workbooks, training manuals, and articles and has been published in The Washington Post.

Dr. Ballard is able to offer a very limited number of spots for individual and couples counseling. If he has availability, you may choose to work directly with Dr. Ballard for $150 a session, or you can work with one of his associates for $110 a session. To contact Dr. Ballard and set up an initial session, click the button below.

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Grant Kinser

Grant Kinser, M.A., N.C.C., is a registered psychotherapist who works with individuals, groups, and families. He has experience providing counseling services for a variety of issues, including anger, depression, anxiety, and adjustment to difficult life changes. Grant believes that each person has within themselves the skills and abilities to make positive life choices, and through guided conversation, clients can learn to access constructive resolutions to their life stressors and abandon their unhealthy anger responses.

He has worked in various community mental health settings, including inpatient psychiatric care, outpatient care, substance abuse, and children & family, as well as providing assessment and evaluation services.

Grant has earned a Masters Degree in Counseling from Denver Seminary, as well as a Bachelors Degree in Biblical Studies from Howard Payne University.

Scott McBride

Scott McBride, Denver counseling, Colorado Anger Solutions, Colorado therapy, anger, anger managementScott McBride, M.A., is a registered psychotherapist in the state of Colorado and works with families, individuals and groups. He has worked extensively with the topic of anger, particularly in males. Empowering men to face their anger and overcome the difficulty their anger creates in life is a passion of Scott’s. He believes if men can be empowered to grow in this way, they can have a large effect not only on their own lives, but also on the families in which these men play a large role.

Scott has experience working with various types of clients including adolescents, families, multicultural men and women. He has worked for an extended period of time with court-ordered clients, particularly domestic violence offenders in both group and individual settings.

Scott has his Masters Degree in Counseling from Denver Seminary, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Baylor University. He is married to his high school sweetheart. In his spare time, Scott enjoys skiing, golfing, traveling and playing the banjo.

Isaac Archuleta

Isaac Archuleta, Denver counseling, Colorado Anger Solutions, Colorado therapy, anger, anger managementIsaac Archuleta, M.A., N.C.C., has earned a Master’s degree from a CACREP certified program and is a Registered Psychotherapist in the State of Colorado. Isaac has spent close to five years researching, learning about, and focusing on issues related to anger and anger management. He also spent four years working with men and women who were in prison for violent crimes, all of which uncontrollable anger was the catalyst. Issac brings all of his training and research to the private practice setting of Colorado Anger Solutions so that he can continue to help community members deal with their anger efficiently.

Isaac’s perspective on anger focuses on the premise that anger is a maladaptive form of protection. In his work, Isaac strives to help clients develop awareness around their anger- what is the trigger that sparks feeling of being violated, when the does the escalation process actually begin, and how can clients protect in a way that not only keeps themselves safe, but also their relationships.

Isaac finds anger management one of the most rewarding components of his clinical practice, specifically because it helps the client honor what is important to them, gives them the ability to interact healthily within relationships, and allows them to develop an awareness that propels clients further in the satisfaction they can experience both intra- and interpersonally.

Cody Mitts

Denver counseling, Colorado Anger Solutions, Colorado therapy, anger, anger management, Cody MittsCody Mitts, MA, NCC, Registered Psychotherapist

Cody Mitts is a Registered Psychotherapist with the state of Colorado and a National Certified Counselor.  He specializes in treating problems with anger, anxiety, and depression. Cody is also proud to be a LGBTQ friendly counselor, offering a safe place for those in the Denver LGBT community seeking therapy.

He is passionate about helping clients who are struggling with anger by helping them learn how anger works and helping them recognize the warning signs of anger.  Also, Cody specializes in a type of therapy known as EMDR, which can help clients deal with specific triggers that may be causing the anger or anxiety in a client’s life.

Cody Mitts earned his MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary after earning his BA from Colorado Christian University and serving in the US Navy.  

Ben Downey

Ben Downey, MA, LPC, NCC

Ben Downey, Denver counseling, Colorado Anger Solutions, Colorado therapy, anger, anger managementBen Downey, MA is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor practicing in the Denver area.  He works with men and women who struggle with addiction, PTSD, anger issues, relationship issues, and other life challenges.

Ben does not believe that you need to feel trapped by your struggles forever.  He understands your longing for freedom from anger and the underlying issues, and wishes to help you connect with yourself and truly heal.

Ben Downey is a combat veteran who has worked in the business world, in religious institutions, and has found his calling as a counselor.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Colorado Christian University and his Master’s of the Arts in Clinical Mental Health from Denver Seminary.  

Kevin Palmer

Kevin Palmer, Denver counseling, Colorado Anger Solutions, Colorado therapy, anger, anger managementKevin Palmer, MA, Registered Psychotherapist

Kevin Palmer, MA is a Registered Psychotherapist in the state of Colorado. In addition to family counseling in his private practice, Kevin provides individual and group counseling for anger management.  Using proven techniques including gauging anger, understanding triggers and re-focusing, Kevin can teach you to control your anger and allow for healthier relationships and self-assurance.

Kevin often works with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, sexual dysfunction, personality disorders, and the challenges that life brings along with these issues.  He understands the unique challenges families face when one member has a learning disability or other diagnosis, and he uses his experience from coaching and playing semi-professional football to effectively counsel athletes as well.

Kevin is a graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg Virginia with a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.  When you are ready to get to the bottom of what is causing your anger, and face the issues that may be exacerbating your feelings, Kevin is ready to help.

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