Dr. Dana C. Avey, MS, MA, LMFT, BC-TMH, ADS

With nearly two decades of experience working in the field of behavioral health, I am currently practicing as a Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Arizona, New Mexico, Vermont and Oklahoma licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) based in the Colorado Springs, CO area.

Presently, I specialize in the treatment of adults – individuals and families – from person-centered, holistic 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.

My Mission

To provide increased accessibility to and affordability of quality, holistic, mental health counseling through utilization of both in-person and telehealth delivery methods to promote the betterment of overall health and wellness of individuals served.

My Vision

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.

My Values

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.

I believe in social justice and community action in support of marginalized populations, and this practice is a safe space where violence, racism, and bigotry will not be tolerated.

I believe all individuals are limitless.