Patty Lee: Licensed Professional Counselor
Over the course of more than 30 years my counseling focus has changed numerous times and continues to this day. Most recently I discovered that conducting counseling online is not only a necessity but something I enjoy immensely. There's something about seeing a client in their own home (or car or office) and you seeing me in my own home office that makes us both more human. I enjoy seeing your pets pop into the screen and you can enjoy mine. I can learn about you from the artwork on your walls or your choice of device on which to meet together.
While I initially began my counseling career working with children having learning disabilities and ADHD (because I am a former special education teacher} I gradually changed my focus more to parenting and couples work which then evolved to working with adults. My favorite counseling clients and those with whom I am particularly effective are individuals experiencing anxiety. I've always encouraged doctors to send me their most problematic patients and enjoy the challenge of working with persons experiencing agoraphobia, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder and body focused repetitive disorders like eyelash pulling or skin picking. I also like counseling those dealing with grief and loss and who are caregivers.
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Masters Degree in Counseling, 1990, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Masters Degree in Learning Disabilities, 1975 Trenton State College
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, 1972, Ball State University
Licensed Professional Counselor in Private Practice since 1990
Educational Therapist in Private Practice, 4 years
Special Education Teacher 11 years
Originally from Indiana, I lived in New Jersey, Wisconsin and California before settling in Colorado Springs 38 years ago. I have been married 48 years, have three grown children and three wonderful grandchildren who are the light of my life. I love just about anything having to do with water as well as hiking, flyfishing, Tai Chi, reading and baking.