Bess is a Licensed Professional Counselor both in Arizona and Colorado. She has a practice located in Denver, Colorado in the Washington Park neighborhood and sees clients virtually statewide in Arizona and Colorado.
Bess is an attachment based therapist working with young adults and professionals specializing in: Eating disorders/negative body image, discovering the root cause and working through one's triggers using intuitive eating techniques and promotes Health at Every Size. Grief and loss caused by suicide, sudden death, terminal illness, or infertility. Existential issues, such as finding meaning in life, growing self-esteem, and developing identity formation. Bess also works with those struggling with chronic depression giving integrated coping skills with or without psychiatric/medical treatment or consultation.
Bess Moro uses the following therapeutic modalities: existential therapy, psychodynamic theory, mindfulness practices, gestalt therapy, holistic therapy, multicultural therapy, and narrative therapy. She has had years of training in all of the above, and uses an eclectic approach that includes these therapeutic practices as needed. You can look up what each of these therapies mean by going to the "therapy types" tab.
Bess received her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary located in Littleton, CO she also holds a Masters in Teaching from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. In addition to her clinical work, Bess enjoys incorporating mindfulness and creativity in sessions. Bess also has experience with neurobiology and psychopharmacology and can help with and make referrals for medication management as necessary.
Bess works closely with clients to help them manage their grief, depression, and eating disorders in a meaningful way, tailoring the course of treatment to help each client discover their true selves, grow their self-esteem, and fight their inner critic. You will find by working with her that she has a centered, confident, and validating presence.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Eating disorders - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Existential crisis - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Bess Moro is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 5 years
Journeys Counseling Center Tempe, 2019 - 2020
Mental Health Center of Denver, 2017 - 2019
Denver Seminary, MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2016
Christian Brothers University, MA in Teaching, 2012