Brigid Whitehead is a registered psychotherapist who combines advanced training in Person Centered Counseling and Somatic Psychotherapy to offer a gentle, yet highly effective approach to healing trauma and addressing difficult life challenges.
Brigid has studied addiction, intimate abuse and family systems recovery with leaders in the field of trauma and recovery for more than 25 years. She holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychotherapy and has completed advanced training in Brainspotting, as well as other leading edge somatic and neurobiological approaches to healing trauma.
Her practice incorporates the contributions of Peter Levine, PhD., Bessel van der Kolk, MD., David Grand, PhD., Alice Miller, PhD. and Reggie Ray, PhD. to help clients gain both the personal insight and integrated skills needed as they find relief and resolution. She fully supports clients who wish to incorporate the benefits of mindfulness, meditation or other spiritual practices into their life experience.
Brigid’s professional experience spans over 25 years and includes work with the Mental Health Center of Denver, the Boulder County Rape Crisis Team, the University of Colorado Student Counseling Services, the University of Strathclyde Counseling Department and Kilbryde Hospice in Scotland.
She has served as a public relations and media consultant to corporate, educational and behavioral healthcare organizations and has presented and been published locally and nationally on topics related to mental health.
Brigid is available for individual and Tele-counseling, in-person workshops, and she warmly welcomes clients of all identities.
She enjoys reading, construction projects, watching films, hiking, practicing yoga and when possible, going on pilgrimage and traveling the world for learning and adventure.
Young Adults/College Students
Developmental (early life) Trauma & Child Maltreatment
Life Limiting Illness/Hospice
Sexual Abuse/Sexual Assault
Traumatic Brain Injury/TBI
Somatic (Body Focused) Psychotherapy
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