Olivia  Howk-Pomykal
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Olivia Howk-Pomykal

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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Colorado Accepting Online

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Updated February 13, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
  • Childhood trauma
  • Identity development
  • Life transitions
  • Emotion regulation

Professional statement

Olivia Howk-Pomykal is a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in providing support to women aged 16 to 30 who are navigating challenges related to anxiety, self-esteem, and trauma. With a client-centered and evidence-based approach, Olivia is committed to creating a safe and empowering therapeutic space for individuals to explore their emotions, develop coping strategies, and embark on a journey towards healing and self-discovery.

Understanding the unique needs of women in this age group, Olivia tailors her therapeutic interventions to address the complexities of adolescence and adulthood. She recognizes the importance of fostering a trusting and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship, allowing clients to express themselves openly and work collaboratively towards their goals.

Olivia employs a holistic and integrative therapeutic approach, drawing from research-backed modalities such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and trauma-informed techniques. She also prioritizes establishing a strong therapeutic alliance, as research consistently highlights its crucial role in the effectiveness of counseling. By combining these approaches, she assists clients in gaining insight into their thoughts and behaviors, fostering resilience, and promoting positive self-image. Her goal is to empower clients to overcome challenges and cultivate skills that contribute to enduring positive transformation.

Olivia maintains a private practice where she offers virtual therapy. Olivia has found that the flexibility of remote sessions accommodates the diverse needs and preferences of her clients. Her commitment to accessibility includes offering flexible scheduling options to ensure that individuals seeking support can easily integrate therapy into their lives.

If you are a woman aged 16 to 30 seeking a compassionate and skilled therapist to address anxiety, self-esteem, and trauma, Olivia welcomes the opportunity to support you on your journey towards healing and personal growth.


Message to clients

Hello and welcome! Embarking on the journey of therapy is a courageous step towards self-discovery and growth. Before we begin our sessions, I want you to know that your well-being and comfort are my top priorities. Our conversations are a safe and confidential space where you can express yourself openly without fear of judgment.

It's important to understand that therapy is a collaborative process and your active participation is key. We'll work together to explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences, unraveling the layers that contribute to your unique narrative. Remember, progress is not always linear, and it's okay to take the necessary time for self-reflection and personal development.

I believe that therapy is inherently relationship-based, where the connection between the client and therapist forms the foundation for meaningful growth and transformation. Establishing strong rapport is crucial for fostering trust and open communication. To ensure that we are a good fit, I offer a complimentary 15-minute consultation. This brief conversation allows us to explore your needs, expectations, and how our dynamic can contribute to a supportive and effective therapeutic relationship. It's essential that you feel comfortable and confident in our partnership as we work together towards your goals.

My hope for you in this therapeutic journey is to discover inner strength, resilience, and a deeper understanding of yourself. Together, we'll navigate challenges, celebrate victories, and foster positive change. I am here to support you every step of the way, and I look forward to our shared exploration towards healing and empowerment.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms

Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience

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

Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Olivia Howk-Pomykal 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: $150 (45min)

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
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

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 10 am - 3 pm
  • Tue 10 am - 3 pm
  • Wed 10 am - 3 pm
  • Thu 10 am - 3 pm
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 4 years

Foundations Counseling, LLC, Counselor, 2020 - 2023

University of Northern Colorado, Master of Arts, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2020
The University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science, Psychology; Minor, Educational Psychology, 2018


Licensure

Colorado: LPC.0019998


Languages

English