Beacon of Hope Counseling is a therapy practice located in Colorado Springs, CO. The owner and lead therapist at Beacon of Hope Counseling is Michelle Wright, who is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has over 10 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families in the therapy setting. The therapists at Beacon of Hope Counseling work with clients whose trauma backgrounds impact their present mental health and wellbeing. They also support clients who face PTSD, bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, adjustment Disorders, and anxiety.
The therapists at Beacon of Hope Counseling believe that no one needs to go through their mental health journey alone. They provide a non-judgmental, culturally sensitive space where clients can open up about their thoughts and feelings. Clients benefit from the thoughts-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), which teach clients how to avoid negative self-talk and other negative thought patterns. Clients also learn distress management and how to manage their emotions when they start to feel overwhelmed. Clients can also benefit from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, which targets painful memories or traumatic experiences so individuals can move on.
At Beacon of Hope Counseling, all clients are welcome. The therapists at Beacon of Hope Counseling provide empathetic guidance and additional perspective to help their clients through the challenges that come with life, relationships, and feelings. They empower clients to improve their wellbeing so they can feel at peace.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse