Marcie Telander, Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado

Marcie Telander, NLC-Colorado and LPC in New Mexico

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With 40 years in practice I offer comprehensive, holistic, full-person, compassionate and multi-faceted counseling and Creative Life Coaching. It is my privilege to support individuals and couples in claiming confidence, life, love and freedom from the limitations of conventional stereotypes and limiting expectations. I am a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, an eco-therapist and appreciate working with you to bring forth your own unique wisdom, genius and life transformation goals. I believe in co-creating a trust level and life-plan with you, with humor, empathy and directness. I deeply appreciate engaging with my clients. My other specialties include working with men's issues, women in life and relationship transition, Mindfulness meditation and Earth-honoring practices, and life-stage transitions and rites of passage.

I am your advocate for individuals, partners, families, communities, groups, organizations, businesses.
"I think of words as threads. I believe that stories of personal discovery are the loom on which we weave together transformational psychology,
ancient intuitive traditions and the creation of a Purpose-Centered Life."
I offer a range of COVID- safe and supportive office, phone, video, teletherapy sessions carefully created with your specific needs in mind.
Together we will draw from a rich range of compassionate, holistic, action-oriented services that launch you into the enriched life, relationships, communication and confidence you are seeking. As a full-service, highly-experienced private practitioner I'm honored to support you, your partner, children, family–at the caring point where Nurture meets Nature. Always honoring your confidentiality while bringing together perennial wisdom and cutting-edge knowledge. For Life, Love and Letting go! 40 years serving the life-transforming needs of the fine folks of Gunnison County, CO, and residents of New Mexico and wide range of appropriate individuals and couples in other locations.
I practice merciful, grounded and mature therapy from five decades of experience, study and classical training. Drawing from many modalities, we will craft a unique action-oriented healing process, just for you! I believe in serving your Spiritual context, Intuition, Communication, Art and Nature. I am also a TEDXTalk presenter: "Transforming Community."
I offer warm, personally-engaged validation of your current strengths and courage. As an elder in therapy and spirituality worlds I draw ancient, perennial wisdom forward through cutting-edge knowledge to serve contemporary life and relationship issues while co-creating very specific healing with you for the future. I am a TedXTalk presenter, offering "Transforming Communities: Celebrating our Stories and Spirit of Place." My publications include: ACTING UP! a textbook and guide for Gathering and Sharing Intergenerational Oral Narratives and Storytelling Theatre (Dramatic Publishing Press); my poetry and essays are collected in the award-winning , RITUAL AND HEALING, Ordinary and Extraordinary Transformation (Ed. Don Eulert, PhD. Transformational Press.) Marcie Telander, MA, REAT, LPC, NLC

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Career
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Law Enforcement/First Responders
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pet Loss
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Complementary Or Alternative Medicine
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Narrative/Poetry; Ecotherapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Somatic Therapy
  • Transpersonal; Spiritual Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • 12-Step Programs
  • Biracial
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Health At Every Size (HAES)
  • Immunodisorders
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Faith Based Specialties

  • Animism
  • Atheism/Agnosticism
  • Bahá’í
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Gnosticism
  • Judaism
  • Wicca / Paganism

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$100.00 - $150.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Paypal, Venmo

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Licensed Professional Counselor
New Mexico
Board Certification(s)
Colorado Board of UnLicensed Psychotherapists
NLC - Unlicensed Psychotherapist under Colorado Dept. of Regulatory Agencies registration/jurisdiction
Professional Certification(s)
Certified Group Psychotherapist
International Expressive Arts Therapy Association
Registered Expressive Arts Therapist
International Expressive Arts Therapy Association
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
Indiana University
New Mexico Regulatory and Licensing Board Professional Grandfathering
Licensed Professional Mental Health