Dr. Dana C. Avey, MS, MA, LMFT, BC-TMH, ADS
With over a decade of experience working in the field of behavioral health, I am currently practicing as a Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Arizona, and New Mexico licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) based in the Colorado Springs, CO area.
Presently, I specialize in the treatment of adults – individuals and families – using a theoretical framework that is an eclectic, systems-based, and person-centered approach.
Implementing a very tailored approach, commonly used therapies include:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Interpersonal Social Rhythm Therapy
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
- Solution-Focused Therapy
- Psychodynamic Therapy
- Somatic Therapy
Clinical specialty includes a focus on the following:
- Mood disorders (Depression, Bipolar Disorder)
- Anxiety Disorder
- Thought disorders (Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder)
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- General life transitions/ struggles – job change, break-ups, motherhood, etc.
In addition to being a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), I am also a Board Certified Telemental Health provider (BC-TMH), and AcuDetox Specialist (ADS).
My pronouns are she / her / hers.
To provide increased accessibility to and affordability of quality, holistic, mental health counseling through utilization of both in-person and telemental health delivery methods to promote the betterment of overall health and wellness of individuals served.
To surpass the standard in the provision of mental health counseling by becoming collaboratively fused with primary care providers and alternative medicine providers to achieve a fully holistic level of care for individuals served.
I believe that individuals possess the power to change and evolve.
I believe individuals deserve informed choice and advocacy in being linked with treatment options they prefer.
I believe in research and evidenced-based approaches, along with consultations with experts in the field and ongoing training to increase knowledge base.
I believe in being reliable, consistent, and committed while implementing individualized services, recognizing that every individual has their own unique needs and timetable.