Brian earned his Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 1998, where he specialized in working with children, youth and families. He obtained his bodywork training from the Colorado School of Healing Arts. Brian uses Somatic Experiencing® as a primary tool in working with stress, trauma, abuse, and chronic pain issues. He draws from his knowledge and training in EMDR, EFT, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Matrixworks Group Process Work, LENS Neurofeedback, Heartmath, SRI, Craniosacral & Polarity Therapy, and I.L.S. Brian is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: University of Michigan
  • Year Graduated: 1998
  • License No. and State: CSW-1542 Colorado

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $130+
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: ABMP/Certified Somatic Therapist
  • Certificate Date: 2003
  • Certificate: SETI/Somatic Experiencing Pract.
  • Certificate Date: 2005

Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Breathing related issues
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Age

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Attachment-based
  • Brianspotting
  • Coaching
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Neurofeedback
  • Somatic
  • Somatic Experiencing®
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Trauma Focused

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2015
Brian J Whelan, LCSW, CST, SEP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Boulder

Brian J Whelan

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CST, SEP