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Whitley Lassen(She/Her/Hers)

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Psychologist, PsyD
KansasAlabamaArizonaArkansasCalifornia
Anxiety-Panic disorders-Phobias & fears-Worry-Social anxiety-Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)-

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Professional statement

Dr. Whitley Lassen is a clinical psychologist located in Boulder, CO. Dr. Lassen has a passion for helping clients conquer their phobias, social anxiety, overwhelming stress, or excessive worrying. By building coping skills and learning about the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, her goal is to empower her clients to become their own therapists one day and live meaningful, comfortable lives.

Dr. Lassen has over 15 years of experience working with clients who have phobias - whether that’s fear of social situations, fear of flying, fear of insects, or fear of being alone. Many of her clients also suffer from debilitating panic attacks. To support the client in moving past their fear or anxiety, Dr. Lassen uses exposure therapy to slowly build up a client’s tolerance to the object of fear. She also is certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), with which she helps clients develop an understanding of how their thoughts and feelings interact with each other.

Lastly, Dr. Lassen’s warm therapeutic style and dedication to mindfulness practices makes her effective in relieving the emotional weight of those who suffer from chronic pain. Dr. Lassen earned her PsyD from California Institute for Integral Studies and welcomes all clients into her sessions to cultivate a better understanding of the self and promoting a greater overall well-being.


Message to clients

I will work with you to learn coping skills and strategies to manage stress and anxiety, so that you can live a meaningful and purposeful life. At the end of therapy, you will be like your own therapist. Take control of your anxiety, worry, fears, and phobias today by scheduling a phone consultation.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 13 years

Private practice, Founder and Psychologist
K Health, Clinical Director, Mental Health Services
PsychHub, Clinical Director
Centura Health Physicians Group, Lead Pain Psychologist
Palo Alto Therapy, Clinical Psychologist
Kaiser Permanente, Behavioral Health Manager

University of Cincinnati Linder College of Business, MBA, 2020
California Institute of Integral Studies, PsyD , 2011
University of Virginia, MT/BA, 2005

Licensure

Kansas: PSYPACT 5496 - Wisconsin: PSYPACT 5496 - Colorado: PSY0004381 - Texas: PSYPACT 5496 - Arizona: PSYPACT 5496 - Washington DC: PSYPACT 5496 - Delaware: PSYPACT 5496 - Georgia: PSYPACT 5496 - Virginia: PSYPACT 5496 - California: PSY25272 - Pennsylvania: PSYPACT 5496 - Illinois: PSYPACT 5496 - Maryland: PSYPACT 5496 - Utah: PSYPACT 5496 - North Carolina: PSYPACT 5496 - Kentucky: PSYPACT 5496 - Tennessee: PSYPACT 5496 - New Hampshire: PSYPACT 5496 - Alabama: PSYPACT 5496 - Ohio: PSYPACT 5496 - Minnesota: PSYPACT 5496 - Nebraska: PSYPACT 5496 - Oklahoma: PSYPACT 5496 - Nevada: PSYPACT 5496 - Missouri: PSYPACT 5496 - Maine: PSYPACT 5496 - New Jersey: PSYPACT 5496 - Florida: PSYPACT 5496 - Vermont: PSYPACT 5496 - South Carolina: PSYPACT 5496 - Arkansas: PSYPACT 5496 - Connecticut: PSYPACT 5496 - Idaho: PSYPACT 5496 - Indiana: PSYPACT 5496 - Michigan: PSYPACT 5496 - Rhode Island: PSYPACT 5496 - Washington: PSYPACT 5496 - Wyoming: PSYPACT 5496 - West Virginia: PSYPACT 5496 - North Dakota: PSYPACT 5496 - New York: 026214

Languages

English

Specialties

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

Panic disorders - Building coping skills to identify and manage triggers; explore underlying causes related to feelings of panic

Phobias & fears - Providing techniques and support to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers, such as heights or crowded spaces

Worry - Learning how worry shows up in one’s life and exploring how worry impacts daily life, relationships, and wellbeing; developing coping skills to mitigate the impacts of worry

Social anxiety - Helping clients increase confidence and ability to interact with others amidst fear of being judged, worry about embarrassment, or concern about offending others

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions




Clientele

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

Locations & Hours

Teletherapy options available to clients in 29+ states. Additional details available on my practice website, search for Dr. Whitley Lassen.


Insurance

Whitley Lassen 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:$250 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$200 - $250
  • Initial session:$300 (60min)

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
  • Venmo
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
  • As needed
Therapist's note


Client testimonials

"She was so nice and understanding and it seems like she'll be able to help me"
- Zencare client September 2021
"She seems great. Very quick to respond and very helpful in terms of describing her therapeutic approach, fees, availability, etc."
- Zencare client December 2021

Publications