To Help You Grow.
Empowering Therapy & Coaching for Personal Growth
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Grow Into Your Best Self
When you have the motivation to grow and evolve, we have the expertise to guide you on your journey towards real and lasting change. Our approach is positive, empowering, and effective.
You Deserve The Best
Working with us moves you forward. Our carefully vetted, highly qualified experts use only evidence-based approaches — the gold standard in personal growth, professional development, and relationship repair.
Welcome To Growing Self Counseling & Coaching
Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby
Growing Self Counseling & Coaching
About Me, and My Journey
I’m a fellow traveler on a journey of growth. Just like you, I’ve had to grow and evolve throughout my life. Through my own life experiences, including ones that didn’t feel like “growth” at the time (they just felt awful), and with support, I eventually got clarity about who I am, the lessons I’ve learned, what I have to offer, and what was meaningful to me.
I realized that I am a lifelong learner. I love growth, in all its mysterious forms, and I love creativity. I love to write and make things. I love being a wife and a mom, a sister, an “auntie” and a friend. But the biggest breakthrough came when I realized I am a helper.
Personally, I love nothing more than showing up with a pot of soup, sending surprise gifts just because, or helping others with whatever they need. (Even as I write these words, I’m slightly sleep deprived because I worked with my teenage son late into the night making sushi rolls for his school’s bake sale — long story.) These are the things that bring me joy.
I did not know how to translate these things into a career though. When I was younger, I floated around for a while trying to figure out what I was meant to do. After getting a few not-so-subtle nudges from the universe, I realized the thing that felt most meaningful to me was to be of service to others — and that the convergence of my interests, personality, and abilities might make me useful as a counselor.
So, off I went to counseling school, eventually becoming a marriage and family therapist, a licensed psychologist, a board-certified coach, and the founder of Growing Self.
In doing so, I found my purpose and my place — and it is to be of service to you.
I am happy to share more about myself, the evolution of Growing Self, and what we’re all about if you’re interested in learning more about us. (Tap the accordion for the whole story).
But otherwise, I think we should talk about what we can do for you…
We Are All Here For You
If you’re ready to grow and make positive changes in yourself, your life, your career, or your relationships… you’re in the right place. Growing Self is a collective of talented, highly educated, and genuinely effective therapists who specialize in either couples counseling or career coaching, and who offer coaching services in addition to therapy. Our approach is positive and productive.
We specialize in “love, happiness, and success” and are here to help you build healthy relationships through every stage of life, achieve personal growth that leads to authentic happiness, and find success in a career that feels positive and fulfilling — and that allows you to share your gifts with the world.
We offer a variety of services designed to help you achieve personal growth, healthy relationships, and professional growth.
Love: Our services include marriage counseling, couples therapy, relationship coaching, premarital counseling, dating coaching, and more.
We use evidence-based practices that are shown by research to be the most effective ways of helping you make real and lasting positive change in yourself, your relationships, and your career.
We Bring You The Best
We bring you the best because you deserve the best.
It is a core value of this practice to be a trustworthy and genuinely effective partner in your growth. We understand that reaching out for help is a big deal. Sometimes you only get one chance, especially if you’re at a major crossroads. (Common with couples on the brink of divorce or for people evaluating a major career change).
Connecting with the right therapist or coach — one truly competent to help you — makes all the difference. It’s priceless. It can change the trajectory of your life.
Growing Self is an ethical, values-based organization that prioritizes well-being above all else. Especially in this age of for-profit, non-accredited online counseling schools, we carefully vet prospective therapists interested in joining our group practice to ensure that they have the talent, education, skill-set, and compassionate personality necessary to be truly helpful to you.
Support For Your Growth
We are here to support your growth in every way — whether or not you become our client.
The clinicians on our team are not just smart and competent, they are incredibly generous. They have written tons of articles with their expert advice for our blog, and many of them have participated on the Love, Happiness and Success Podcast, providing truly helpful information to our listeners. Please visit our blog + podcast page to explore the advice collections most relevant to you.
In addition to our private counseling and coaching services, we have free learning activities, like our “how healthy is your relationship quiz,” online courses, groups, and even a live premarital course. Additionally, we have a whole library of articles and resources devoted to your education around therapy and coaching services to help you become informed and make empowered decisions about the right path for you.
I’m so glad you’ve found us and have given us the opportunity to support you on your journey of growth and change – either through this website or through a personal relationship with a coach or counselor. You deserve all the love, happiness and success in the world. We are honored to help you create it.
With love and respect,
Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby
Growing Self: Exactly What You Need
- Learn about our rates
- We offer affordable classes, in addition to private counseling and coaching.
- In certain circumstances, we can help you use your insurance.
- We have convenient office locations across the Denver Metro area.
- We’re available by online video across the US & internationally.
- We offer early morning, evening, and weekend appointment options.
- Our experts have Master’s Degrees and/or Doctorates, and years of experience.
- We utilize only evidence-based strategies.
- We specialize in strategic, productive counseling and coaching.
When You’re Ready, We’re Here.
Meet Our Team of Experts • Choose The One That’s Right For You
Below, you’ll find information about everyone on our team.
If you’d like to meet with one of them for a first, free consultation session or get recommendations about which expert would be a good fit for you, start here.
Questions? Start a chat or call us anytime. We are happy to talk with you, and we always answer.
Meet Our Team
Dedicated to Your EmpowermentMeet Emily, a couples counselor, relationship coach, individual therapist and life coach with a positive, empowering approach to helping you create the change you desire. Emily believes that we each have the seeds of wisdom inside of us — and that with the right support, you can cultivate greater well-being, love, and success.
Authentic and AcceptingSara can help you create meaningful connections in your life, whether it’s with your partner, a family member, or even yourself. Sara takes a holistic approach to healing and growth (accounting for your emotional, physical, spiritual, sexual, and intellectual health) so all aspects of you are celebrated and cared for.
Dynamic, Transformative & CompassionateAlejandra is a true expert at nurturing your positive transformation — helping you to find happiness in your life and fulfillment within your relationships. She will help you break free from old patterns that are getting in the way of the life you want, and then chart your pathway to achieving your most important goals.
Empathetic, Insightful & Growth-OrientedSusan specializes in helping clients reach their goals and achieve a sense of purpose and fulfillment. She has a warm, honest, and collaborative style. Whether you’re seeking support in your career, or want to be a better version of yourself, Susan will walk alongside you and support you as you create positive change.
M.A., ALMFT, MFTC
Intentional Growth for Meaningful LivingMeet Maggie, a couples counselor, individual therapist, life coach, and family therapist. Wherever you are in life or relationship – whether it’s feeling stuck, confused, or maybe just wanting to learn some new skills – she is here to help you get clear about your goals and then forge your path forward with confidence.
M.S., LPCC, MFTC
Genuine, Compassionate, and Action OrientedChristen is a supportive couples, family, and individual therapist. Whether your goal is to navigate a difficult transition, or to cultivate healthy communication and connection, she can help you feel your best emotionally and become empowered to fully engage in your life.
Approachable, Direct & WarmJesse is a licensed marriage and family therapist who excels at creating a judgment-free environment where growth and healing flourish. He can help individuals and couples create deeper, more satisfying relationships, navigate major life transitions, manage stress, and lead happier, more fulfilling lives.
Smart, Positive & Solution-Focused
Teresa is a positive, strengths-based therapist, relationship coach, couples counselor, parent coach, and life coach with a knack for helping people get to the root of their issues so they can establish strong foundations for long-term change. She helps couples, families, and individuals heal, grow, and feel good again.
M.S., LMFT, CST
Love In & Out of the BedroomRenelle is an engaging marriage and family therapist, individual therapist, certified sex therapist, and life coach. As a certified sex therapist, Renelle has extensive training in helping clients create an actionable plan to build the life they desire, in and out of the bedroom. Renelle can help you navigate sex, love, and the ups and downs of relationships.
Dr. Paige M.
Kind, Encouraging & InsightfulDr. Paige is a friendly and enthusiastic therapist who is passionate about you living a meaningful, joy-filled life based on your true values. She's a big believer in the transformative power of vulnerability — and helping you build a brave space where you can connect deeply with the people you love most.
Warm, Affirming, and Positive Growth WorkIn her work as a couples counselor, and life coach, Lauren uses a loving and collaborative approach to help you connect with your strengths, enhance your emotional well-being, and develop healthy, enriching connections with the most important people in your life.
Dr. Lisa S.
Ph.D., LPC, CCC
Expert Career Counseling for Professional EmpowermentDr. Lisa is a career counselor and professional development coach with over 20 years of experience helping professionals reach their highest potential. She helps you create new levels of success in your personal and professional life through positive, empowering career counseling and coaching.
Inspired Life, Inspired LoveKanya is a licensed marriage and family therapist, individual therapist, life coach, and parenting coach with more than 20 years of experience helping couples develop deeply loving and satisfying relationships, helping parents and families thrive, and helping individuals reclaim their happiness.
M.S., RMFT, CCFT, RP
Embrace the Fullness of Life and LoveJennifer is a down-to-earth therapist and life coach, who uses her 20+ years of expertise as a marriage and family therapist to help you heal your heart and your relationship. She knows we're all complex, and that building compassion for yourselves and each other is the route to true happiness.
Dr. Harold P.
D.Min., APC, M.A.
Engaged, Caring & Growth-FocusedMeet Dr. Harold: an experienced counselor and coach, whose gentle, caring presence will help you feel safe and supported. Whether you are looking for help navigating parenting, trauma, or attachment, he will challenge you to be your authentic self and to reach your fullest potential in your life and relationships.
Committed to your Happiness and Success
Meet Dr. Tuyet: a highly compassionate and experienced licensed marriage and family therapist. Dr. Tuyet uses an evidence-based approach to equip you with the tools you need to build the life and relationship you really want. She will empower you to dig deep, take risks, and weather life's transitions with ease and grace.
A Calming Presence with a Kind HeartMeet Bre: a calm and supportive therapist, couples counselor, and life coach who helps you heal and reconnect in your most important relationships. Bre is a believer in the power of healthy communication. She can help you start important conversations that lay the foundation for transformative growth.
Compassionate Support to Move Forward
Meet Whitney: an evidence-based therapist and life coach who helps you thrive and live more fully — in your relationships, career, and personal life. She empowers you to connect with your strengths, find relationships that fill your cup, and take pleasure and satisfaction in the present.
MMFT, LMFT, CLC
Refreshing Honesty for Empowered Growth
Meet Tomauro: an experienced marriage counselor, family therapist, relationship coach, premarital counselor, as well as a certified life coach, and individual therapist. She has a refreshing, straightforward style that helps you clarify your goals for your life and relationship, and the steps to achieving them.
International Love, Life, & Career Coach
Meet Tania: a relationship coach, career coach, dating coach, and executive coach with a unique blend of experience, education, and training, and a nuanced cross-cultural perspective. As a relationship expert and a career expert, Tania can help you build passionate and fulfilling relationships while thriving in your professional life.
Healthy Communication, Strong Connections
Meet Tacy: a couples counselor, family therapist, individual therapist, and life coach who specializes in helping you improve your relationships, feel more connected, heal and grow through challenging life transitions. She'll partner with you to create an intentional life, relationship, and family, full of meaning and joy.
A Partner in Growth for Individuals & Couples
Meet Silas: a couples counselor, therapist, and life coach with an easy-going, humorous, and down-to-earth style that makes personal growth work both enjoyable and effective. His tireless support, encouragement, and expertise help you stay motivated to make real and lasting change in yourself and your relationships.
Easy to Talk to, Genuine, & Productive
Meet Seth: a marriage and family therapist, individual therapist, and life coach who helps you create deeper relationships, heal from difficult life experiences, and increase your confidence. His warm, non-judgmental approach helps you feel safe to open up and discover new things about yourself and the people you love.
M.A., LPC, MFTC
For People Who Want It AllSara is a couples counselor, individual therapist, career coach, and life coach who helps you work through challenges in your relationships, family, and career. She offers a warm, supportive environment where you can focus on developing your potential and creating a full and happy life — in every domain.
Open Heart, Wise Mind
Meet Roseann: an empathetic and intuitive marriage and family therapist, individual therapist, and life coach. Through authentic connection and a down-to-earth demeanor, Roseann guides you toward clarity and well-being. Using mindfulness and values-driven action, she helps you overcome challenges and create fulfillment in all aspects of life.
Dr. Rachel D.
Expert Care for Your Relationship
Meet Dr. Rachel: a relationship coach and marriage and family therapist with a warm personality and productive approach. She helps you and your partner restore trust, deepen intimacy, reconnect emotionally, and transform your shared life through the healing power of a healthy partnership.
M.Ed., LMFT, LCSW
The Wisdom of Experience
Meet Polly: a marriage and family therapist with a gentle, client-centered approach and vast experience helping people make positive changes in their lives, healing their marriages, and restoring their inner peace. She uses evidence-based practices in her work with individuals, couples, and families.
Bring Out The Best In You
Meet Natalie: a thoughtful, positive, and encouraging marriage counselor, premarital counselor, parenting coach, life coach and therapist with a lighthearted style and down-to-earth approach. Natalie creates an empathetic environment that invites authenticity, bringing out the best in you, your relationship, and your family.
The Relationship Specialist
Meet Meagan: an experienced Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in helping you create happy, healthy, joyful relationships. She's an expert marriage counselor, emotional intelligence coach, premarital counselor, and dating coach who uses effective therapeutic approaches to help you create a lifetime of love.
M.A., LPC, BCC
Dynamic Love, Life, & Career Coach
Meet Markie: a therapist, certified life coach, career coach, and dating coach whose mission is to help you create authentic happiness and satisfaction in your life, your relationships, and your career. She supports you to deepen your connections with others, find clarity and direction toward your goals, and fulfill your life's purpose.
M.A., LCPC, NCC
Supportive Growth for Individuals & Couples
Meet Lisa: a highly experienced and empathic couples therapist, individual therapist, and life coach. Lisa helps you create healthy connection, improve communication, and build self-knowledge and self-confidence. She can help you heal your heart after loss, move beyond difficulties, and tap into your power to create meaning, joy, and life satisfaction.
Thriving Personal & Professional Relationships
Meet Linda: a relationship expert and certified emotional intelligence coach with a unique blend of professional experience as a marriage counselor, executive coach, leadership coach, life coach, and therapist. She's here to help you understand yourself and others, improve your communication, increase your emotional intelligence, and cultivate positive relationships — both personally, and professionally.
Dr. Kristi H.
Ph.D., LP, CPC
Postive, Empowering & Solution-Focused
Meet Dr. Kristi: a licensed psychologist and a board certified coach who specializes in career coaching, career development and executive coaching. She can help you get clarity about your career path, overcome old obstacles, develop untapped parts of yourself, and climb the mountain to success — no matter how you define it.
Compassionate, Present, and Supportive
Meet Kensington: a couples counselor, premarital counselor, individual therapist, life coach, and breakup recovery counselor. With compassionate understanding and unique insights, Kensington helps you move past the past and improve the most meaningful parts of your life — from your emotional well-being to your relationships.
M.Ed., LPC, NCC
Kind, Compassionate, & Effective
Meet Kathleen: an experienced therapist and life coach with a gentle but powerful style. She can help you build your self-esteem, heal after living through hard things, and create strong, meaningful relationships in a non-judgmental, productive space where you will feel safe, comfortable and understood.
Supporting Your Growth With Care
Meet Kara: a couples counselor, life coach, and individual therapist who creates an accepting and supportive environment for you to work on your personal life and relationships. She uses emotionally focused, systemic and evidence-based approaches to help deepen your understanding of yourself, increase your emotional connections, and create lasting change.
Flexible, Engaging, Knowledgable
Meet Kaily: a highly trained marriage counselor, individual therapist, life coach, and premarital counselor with specialized training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and the Gottman Method of couples therapy (levels one and two). Her warm competence and solution-focused style help you gain insight and direction to change your life and relationships for the better.
Friendly, Smart, & Effective
Meet Jessica: an experienced couples counselor, premarital counselor, therapist, dating coach, parenting coach and life coach who is passionate about helping individuals, families & couples reach new heights of happiness and fulfillment at every stage of life and love.
M.A., LPC, MFTC
Insightful, Welcoming & Productive
Meet Jenna: a supportive marriage counselor, couples therapist, individual therapist, and life coach with a friendly, light style and a great sense of humor. She uses effective, evidence-based techniques to help you build understanding for yourself and your partner, increase intimacy and connection, and achieve your most important goals.
Cultivating Connection, Empowering Change
Meet Hunter: an experienced, licensed marriage and family therapist who specializes in helping you reach your highest potential, individually, and in your relationships. He provides couples counseling, family therapy, individual therapy, and life coaching focused on creating understanding and fostering strong connections that support healing and compassion.
Dr. Georgiana S.
Honest, Direct & Focused
Meet Dr. Georgiana: an expert multilingual Marriage and Family Therapist, Emotional Intelligence Coach, Dating Coach and Life Coach who will empathically tell you what you need to hear rather than what you want to hear. Whether your preferred language is English, Spanish, or French, her results-oriented approach to coaching will move you forward.
Nurturing Healthy Families & Happy Relationships
Meet Georgi: a warm, compassionate, Arkansas-based marriage counselor, individual therapist, and family therapist who creates a safe and supportive space for you to find meaning in your struggles, realize your self-worth, and cultivate healthy connections with the most important people in your life.
Emotionally-Focused, Authentic & Understanding
Meet Elizabeth, a couples counselor and individual therapist who uses evidence-based approaches in her emotionally-focused work with clients. She believes in your potential for profound healing and growth. She will help you cultivate self-compassion and emotional wellness, so you can build the life and relationships you deserve.
M.Ed., LPC, NCC, CCC, JCTC/JCDC
Inspiring Creative Strategies for Positive Change
Meet Elise: a career development coach and therapist who helps people get unstuck and start moving forward. Whether you have a career concern, a personal challenge, or simply the desire for change, she will partner with you to envision the future you want, then take strategic steps to create it.
M.S., S.A.S., M.A.C.A.
Nurturing Emotional & Sexual Intimacy
Meet Dori: a kind, empathetic couples counselor, individual therapist, and life coach with specialized education and certification in sex therapy. Her friendly style makes it easy to talk about anything, and her solution-focused approach helps you build a bright new future of intimacy and connection.
Compassionate Care For You & Your Relationships
Meet Brittany: a couples counselor, individual therapist, premarital counselor, and a life and relationship coach with a warm, authentic, emotionally-focused approach. She works with you to build deeper connections, restore emotional bonds, and grow in your capacity to love and be loved.
Experienced, Thoughtful & Effective
Meet Brenda: an experienced couples counselor, premarital counselor, family therapist, individual therapist, and life coach who helps you strengthen your relationships, your family, and yourself. She can help you improve your connections with your partner and your children, heal from the past, and cultivate a future full of meaning, joy, and love.
M.S., LMFT, MFTC
Healthy Relationships, Happy Life
Meet Ben: couples counselor, premarital counselor, individual therapist, and life coach who helps you activate your inner strengths to create better relationships and a fuller life. His collaborative, friendly style makes him easy to talk to, and his action-oriented mindset helps you get results.
A Gentle, Healing Guide
Meet Amanda: a marriage counselor, family therapist, life coach, and individual therapist who creates a warm, safe environment that brings out the best in you. She has a powerful emotionally focused style that gets to the heart of the issues so you can heal, grow, and create lasting change in your life and relationships.
Supportive Growth for Individuals and Couples
Meet Josephine: a warm, kind, and affirming therapist and couples counselor who specializes in communication, compassion, and connection. Her effective blend of emotionally focused therapy and positive coaching techniques help you break through barriers and find greater happiness in your life and relationships.
Dr. Amy S.
Ph.D., LMFT, CFLE
Powerful Growth For You & Your Family
Meet Dr. Amy: a marriage and family therapist who offers a safe space for authentic exploration and effective action. With her approachable style, she helps you reconnect with your love for one another, improve communication, and build the life and relationships you want and deserve.