GRETCHEN LEEZER, M.A., LPC, LAC
Therapist & Counselor
Gretchen has a master’s degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Addictions Counselor with 15 years of experience providing support to individuals and groups. She pulls from a variety of approaches including somatic, IFS, DBT, CBT, nature-based therapies, transpersonal, and relational. Gretchen is skilled at working with trauma, addiction to drugs/alcohol, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relationship issues, life transitions and loss. She has experience with adults, young adults, adolescents and has worked with first responder, veteran and LGBTQ populations. She strives to create a safe space where individuals can explore the challenges they are facing.
At the Colorado Women’s Center, Gretchen works with people who want to get back in touch with what is most important to them to feel more connected to themselves and others. Whether they are struggling with trauma, grief, depression/anxiety or other mental/emotional stress, Gretchen takes a collaborative approach to find the tools that best support overall wellbeing. She believes that there is an inherent good in each of us, and with the right support, approaches and techniques, this core can be cultivated no matter how challenging or painful life may sometimes be.
In her free time Gretchen enjoys live music, spending time with friends, spending time outdoors, taking bike rides with her son and tending to her dog, hedgehog, 2 cats and 5 chickens.