Bergen Pierson, Therapist in Colorado — Zencare
Bergen  Pierson
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Bergen Pierson

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Social Worker, LSW
Colorado Accepting Online

You may also self-schedule your free initial 15-minute consultation through my website.

Updated September 14, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Chronic illness
  • Lyme disease
  • Mind-body connection
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Life transitions
  • Climate anxiety

Professional statement

When designing a treatment plan, Bergen uses the client's internal wisdom as the guide. The therapeutic relationship is used as a safe space to process their experience—with particular attention paid to the regulating potential of the autonomic nervous system. Bergen's goal is for them to feel safely embodied and to create an authentic life.

Work in sessions may explore the mind-body connection, examine coping habits, uncover relationship patterns, and honor parts of self. Clients might work to set boundaries, shift dynamics, and let go of things that no longer serve them.

Bergen takes a person-in-environment perspective, listening closely for how societal systems and historical forces shape lived experience. She is strengths-based, compassionate, trauma-informed, and direct.

As a Lyme literate therapist, Bergen offers support to individuals affected by Lyme disease and co-infections. A comprehensive support system is essential in managing these illnesses. As a therapist, Bergen will help clients process their diagnosis, identify mental health symptoms, develop coping skills, and find hope.

Bergen offers teletherapy sessions for individuals and online scheduling.


Message to clients

You may be ready for change in your life, or you may want to process recent change. I am here to support you on your journey. Growth in therapy is facilitated by strong rapport in the therapeutic relationship. Together, we create a space conducive to growth and discovery.


Specialties

Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress

Lyme disease - I will help you process your diagnosis, identify mental health symptoms, develop coping skills, and find hope. If requested, I will consult with your medical provider.

Mind-body connection - If comfortable/tolerable, practicing mindfulness to draw together how the body feels physically and how the mind feels mentally; healing both physically and mentally. An important component of trauma work.

Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect

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

Climate anxiety - Coping with the unique stress created by climate change, including managing any overwhelming feelings of impending disaster and finding outlets for advocacy




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Bergen Pierson is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $110 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $90 - $110

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
Therapist's note

I am currently unable to accept insurance, but if cost is a barrier, please contact me to discuss sliding scale options.

You can view and edit your securely saved payment methods and billing documents through the client portal once established as a client.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Colorado)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

Private Practice, Psychotherapist, 2022 - Present

Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, Master of Social Work, 2021
Institute for Human-Animal Connection, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, Certificate in Human-Animal-Environment Interactions in Social Work, 2021
Barnard College, Columbia University, Bachelor of Arts, 2011


Licensure

Colorado: LSW.0009923965


Languages

English