Larry Nelson


Larry Nelson, LCSW

Phone: 303-215-4500
Email Address:
Office Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Office Address: 2221 East Street, Golden Co 80401
Self-pay rate=$150/hour


Clients seek counseling with me for emotional struggles that they are having with their relationships, their work environment, with transitions in their lives and with managing their emotions. What they have tried on their own has not yielded positive results. I assist clients in defining their problems, clarifying their goals and providing them with specific skills that they can practice between sessions to achieve their goals. I also assist them in using mindfulness skills to find a more emotionally balanced way of living. While my clinical practice is not long term per se, I encourage clients to return to counseling when they require a review of goals and skills. I have had extensive experience in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); Solution Focused Therapy; and Time-Limited Intermittent Therapy.


Larry’s Approach to Therapy

My clinical practice is with adults, teenagers and children. I work with individuals, couples and families. I have been in clinical practice for 43 years, including 12 years with active duty and retired military service members and their families. I have worked in private practice, psychiatric inpatient care, day treatment psychiatric settings, and local departments of social services.
I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Colorado. I received my Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1976. I received my license in Colorado in 1978.  I have worked in the following facilities: Denver Department of Social Services; Boulder Psychiatric Institute; private practice in Denver, Boulder and Westminster, Colorado; the United States Department of Navy in Italy; and the United States Department of Army.

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7800 S Elati Street Suite 230
Littleton, CO 80120
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