Hinds' Feet Counseling has a robust clinical program focused on mental health and substance use disorder treatment, particularly for the adolescent population. All of the programs are grounded in experiential, client-centered, strength-based therapeutic modalities. In particular, the evidence-based models of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and acceptance-based behavioral therapy, and adventure/recreational therapy are the core of all of our programs. In addition to the group programs detailed below, individual therapy is provided for those clients where it is indicated.

Counseling - Mental Health / Drug and Alcohol

We strive to empower teens to rise to new heights by rebuilding in them a sense of hope, self-worth, and self-efficacy skills towards overcoming obstacles in their lives.
Hinds’ Feet Counseling programs utilize an eclectic philosophical approach grounded in evidence-based models of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Relational Therapy, Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy, and Adventure Therapy. 

Services include:

  • Evaluations
    • Mental Health
    • Drug and Alcohol
  • Intake (required for all programs except Petty Theft and Minors in Possession)
  • Individual Counseling
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Group Therapy (Gender Responsive)
    • Drug and Alcohol
    • Co-Occurring (Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health Issues)
    • Voices (Girl's Empowerment Group)
    • Relapse Prevention (Matrix)
    • Pathways to Self-Discovery and Change-A Guide for Responsible Living
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)
  • Education Groups
    • Drug and Alcohol
    • Anger Management
    • Minor in Possession
    • Petty Theft
    • Parenting
  • Life Skills
  • Vocational Skills
  • Recovery Support Services
  • Adventure Therapy
  • Drug and Alcohol Free Activities
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Hinds' Feet Counseling is licensed by the Division of Behavioral Health Services as a Substance Use Disorder Treatement Provider in accordance with Section 6 CCR 1008-1, Colorado Code of Regulations and is licensced for the following services:
Outpatient Treatement:
General Services
Offender Education & Treatment
Women Specific Treatment
Adolescent Treatment
Minor in Possession

Hinds' Feet Counseling is a Medicaid provider for Substance Dependence Treatment and Co-Occuring Disorders.
We accept self-pay and offer a sliding fee scale based on income.

Experiential / Adventure Therapy:

Experiences that are dynamic, challenging, and transferable to every day life situations.

Participants will::

  •     develop an alternative perception of their environment.
  •     develop life-management skills to foster a crime and substance free lifestyle.
  •     evaluate alternatives and measure them against former self-defeating behavioral patterns.
  •     identify obstacles that could interfere with a healthier/productive life.


    Life Skills Classes:

  •     Team Building
  •     HFC “Basic Kitchen”: Shopping economically and cooking creatively
  •     Budgeting and financial management
  •     Positive social skills development
  •     Healthy Recreational activities
  •     Giving back to the community through service projects

  • Vocational / Job Readiness Training:

    Today's employers recognize a lack of basic skills, higher order thinking skills and affective skills in potential employees. The inability to get and keep a job leads to: petty theft, using/selling drugs and alcohol, conduct problems, and dropping out of school.

    Hinds' Feet's creative and innovative programs provide hands-on-training, easily transferable to the workplace.

    In an environment that is physically and emotionally safe, learning will include:

  •     Problem Solving/Decision Making skills
  •     Communication skills
  •     Basic Computer skills
  •     Resume writing
  •     Job applications
  •     Effective interviewing skills
  •     Self Evaluation

  • Hands on Experiences---

    It is through positive leisure skills that people can begin to learn how to express themselves in a healthier way. They begin to learn useful coping skills that can help them to maintining a substance free lifestyle, increase low-self esteem, manage depression, anger, anxiety and other mental health issues.

    Activities include: Painting, drawing, ceramics, cards and jewlery design, and hiking in various locations in Colorado Springs.

  •     Community Service Work

  • Creative Arts
  • Mini-Lathe Turning Program – Handmade pens, pencils and other small projects.

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