Growing Self

Expert Life Coaching & Counseling in Denver

For Love, Happiness & Success

Love Your Relationship

Expert Marriage Counseling • Relationship Coaching • Pre-Marital Counseling • Dating Coach
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Be Happy

Effective Therapy • Life Coaching • Personal Growth
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Design Your Life

Career Coaching • Life Coaching • Self-Discovery
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Expert Denver Marriage Counseling, Life Coaching and Therapy.

What Our Clients Say:

Marriage Counseling

Thanks so much for helping us find our strong bond again. We can’t tell you how much it’s helped us.

Effective Therapy

If you had tried to convince me a year ago that I’d feel this happy and content now, I wouldn’t have believed it!

Life Coaching

I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything.  You have made such a positive impact on my life and I am sincerely grateful.

Love Your Relationship

We specialize in relationships, and everything that goes along with them. We use only effective, evidence-based marriage counseling and coaching strategies that are proven by research to help you get results.

Whether you’re looking for expert marriage counseling to repair your bond, direct relationship coaching to learn how to communicate and get back on the same page, pre-marital counseling to build a lifetime of love, or a dating coach to help you find “the one” — we can help.

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You provided us such a safe place to be honest with ourselves and with each other, our fear of being vulnerable and weak were transformed into a feeling of opportunity to be heard. My husband and I are better friends, parents, lovers and companions than we have ever been. Former Marriage Counseling Client

Be Happy

We can help you grow into your strong, confident and happy “best self” through powerful, positive and productive therapy. Our therapy is warm, non-judgmental, compassionate… and smart. We don’t rehash the past, but rather focus on how you can create peace, joy, and the life you want in the present.

We help our clients with all kinds of issues, by teaching them the skills they need to be happy and create the life they want. Whether you want to conquer Depression and Anxiety, rebuild your life after a relationship ends, recover from traumatic life experiences, have better relationships, make positive changes, or simply grow into the resilient, confident, and joyful person you deserve to be… we’ll be the supportive partner that can guide your journey of personal transformation.

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Whether our encounters are on the phone, over email, in person, or via Skype, you created an environment where I feel comfortable, safe and valued. As a result, I learn to change the way I talk to myself and view the world, and gain the tools to “unstick” whenever I feel paralyzed. You helped me unearth happiness and contentment. It’s been a consistent driving force behind my personal discovery and growth. Former Therapy Client

Design Your Life

Powerful life and career coaching gets you unstuck from old patterns, and moving forward into the life YOU design. Our motivating coaches help you get real results, and create lasting change. Through specific, action-oriented life coaching and career coaching you’ll get the clarity, direction, motivation, concrete strategies, and accountability you need to climb to the top of your mountain.

Our expert life and career coaches can help you discover your passion, overcome old obstacles, create success in your career, become physically fit and healthy, have better relationships, become more productive or achieve at a higher level. With us you’ll get the direct feedback and guidance you need to learn how to achieve your goals and create the life you want.

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WEEKS after seeing Dr Bobby I achieved my goal of finding a career that suits me perfectly. I’m still in disbelief of how quickly it all happened. Former Career Coaching Client


Meet Our Expert Marriage Counselors, Therapists and Coaches.

Lisa Marie Bobby, PhD, LMFT, BCC

Lisa Marie Bobby, PhD, LMFT, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Board Certified Life Coach. Clinical Director of Growing Self Counseling and Coaching

“Hi, I’m Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby. I believe that you deserve to have a life full of love, happiness and success. I’m trained as a Marriage Counselor, Psychologist and Life Coach, and I am devoted to helping you learn how to feel happier, achieve your dreams, have more satisfying relationships, and grow into your highest and best self. I’m a compassionate, supportive partner on the path of personal growth and wellbeing.

In the safe, non-judgmental space of our relationship you can make contact with your true self, vulnerable feelings, and come to understand yourself in a whole new way. And when the time is right, I can teach you new skills and new ways of thinking that will help you get better results.”

Learn more about Marriage Counseling, Effective Therapy, and Life Coaching with Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby. 

Meagan Terry, M. A.

Meagan Terry, M. A.

Relationship Expert

“Hi, I’m Meagan. For the past six years I have specialized in helping my clients create amazing relationships. I practice highly effective marriage counseling and relationship coaching that will help you communicate with each other, stop fighting, start understanding, and create the agreements you need for your relationship to flourish.

As a relationship expert, I can help you every stage of your relationship development: I can be your dating coach when you’re looking to find “the one,” help you lay the foundation for a lifetime of happiness through pre-marital counseling, make a good relationship great through relationship coaching, or heal your bond through marriage counseling. I have particular expertise in helping couples negotiate sticky situations like deciding to have children, creating blended step-families, fertility (and infertility), and learning how to parent effectively together.

Learn more about marriage counseling, relationship coaching, pre-marital counseling and dating coaching with Meagan Terry, M.A.

Stephanie Sindt Egan

Stephanie Sindt Egan

Expert Life Coach and Career Coach

“Hi!  I’m Stephanie. I’m an energizing Life and Career Coach that’s here to help you create real results, and lasting change. While I have training as a traditional therapist, I have the heart of a Coach — a cheerleader, supporter, trouble-shooter, and action-oriented motivator that will help you take the action you need to change your life.

I specialize in helping people break their “amazing journey” into the small, attainable steps that will carry them forward into their ideal reality. Whether you’re looking to create an amazing career, kick bad habits, get more organized, loose weight, attain financial goals, overcome self-limiting patterns or achieve at a higher level – I’m here for you.”

Learn more about powerful Life Coaching and Career Coaching with Stephanie Sindt Egan. 

Lindsay Melka, M.A., LPC, ICADC

Lindsay Melka, M.A., LPC, ICADC

Therapist and Life Coach

“Hi, I’m Lindsay. I’m a compassionate, understanding (yet tough!) therapist and coach with over seven years of experience in helping people just like you overcome challenges, and grow into their best selves. I can help you with a wide variety of issues including how to handle difficult relationships, how to change unhealthy addictive patterns, how to heal from Depression or Anxiety, how to get a handle on your emotions, how to improve your self-esteem, or how to resolve unfinished emotional business from the past.

The way I work is by helping you discover your strengths, and identify the thoughts, emotions and behaviors that may be holding you back — and then change the ones that aren’t working.  In our partnership, you will find the new ideas and practices that allow you to be more joyful, peaceful and confident in every area of your life.”

Learn more about Effective Therapy and Life Coaching with Lindsay Melka, M.A., LPC 

Jessica Small, M.A.

Jessica Small, M.A.

Marriage Counselor, Therapist and Life Coach

“Hi, I’m Jessica. For the past four years I have been committed to and passionate about helping individuals, families & couples create more fulfilling relationships and function at an optimum level of health and happiness. Whether to improve relationships or cope with life changes, I utilize a systems perspective to understand the complexities and strengths of my clients. I work with couples, adolescents, and individuals who need a smart, competent, and supportive guide on their journey of personal growth and positive change.While the majority of our work together will focus on the present, I also believe past experiences influence how people behave and respond in relationships. With empathy, humor and gentle encouragement we will work together to create healthy relationships that provide fulfillment and personal satisfaction.”

Learn more about Marriage Counseling, Effective Therapy, and Life Coaching with Jessica Small, M.A. 

Desi Harless, PhD, LP

Desi Harless, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychologist

“Hi. I’m Dr. Desi Harless. I’m a Licensed Psychologist with over eight years of experience in helping my clients recover from depression, anxiety, and trauma, and grow into happier, more confident people. I’ve been told that I have a good sense of humor, and I try to bring a friendly, non-judgmental approach towards therapy. I specialize in evidence based therapeutic techniques like Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Training, and EMDR. I can help you re-write your old “script” and develop new ways of thinking that will allow you to feel better, break free from Anxiety and Depression, recover from traumatic life experiences and find peace in the present.”

Learn more about Effective Therapy with Dr. Desi Harless


Dr. Lisa’s Blog & Podcast

How To Get Over Your Ex

Are you one of the many recently (or not-so-recently) broken up that is still obsessing over your Ex? You’re not alone…. and this podcast is for you. Listen now, and learn how to move on.

When to NOT Follow Your Feelings

“Follow your feelings” is the punchline of countless self-help books. And many times your emotional guidance system will lead you in the right direction. But the truth is that sometimes listening to your feelings will absolutely wreck your life. Learn how to tell the difference between emotions to obey… and ones to over-ride.

More of Dr. Lisa's Articles & Podcasts

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Working with us is easy. We offer sliding scale rates, evening and weekend appointments, offices in Cherry Creek and Westminster, appointments through online videoconferencing, and can help you use your insurance.

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100 Fillmore Street • Denver, CO 80206

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10955 Westmoor Drive • Westminster, CO 80021

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