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.
Drug and Alcohol
Intake (required for all programs except Petty Theft and Minors in Possession)
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:
Offender Education & Treatment
Women Specific 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.
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:
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
In an environment that is physically and
emotionally safe, learning will include:
Problem Solving/Decision Making skills
Basic Computer skills
Effective interviewing skills
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
Mini-Lathe Turning Program – Handmade pens, pencils and other small projects.