Mark Rush, Ph.D., PhD, Psychologist in Denver Goal is for clients to make changes they want sooner, with lasting positive effects for themselves, others in their lives, and their environments. I believe that it is important that the approach being used makes sense to my clients. I ask my clients if the approach seems usable, and invite them to question it. Also believe it is important to quickly develop well-defined goals based on my client's priorities for therapy, and for them to have relevant things to work on in between sessions. Therapy is individualized. Work with somatic issues (using EMDR), life coaching.
EMDR specialty, anxiety (e.g., panic, PTSD, OCD, phobias, social, etc.,) depression, relationship issues, couples counseling, changing patterns in relationships, estrangement, family counseling, stress management, addiction, and phase of life issues(e.g., life coaching, career change, mid-life crisis, etc.) Do anger & anxiety management groups. Diabetes II coping skills. email
I am accepting new clients. Experience doing therapy with gay and lesbian individuals, including in couples counseling. I have experience seeing people from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Flexible hours. I work with MINDFULNESS. Focus tailored to client priorities. Blog: Google+
Call or Email Mark Rush, Ph.D. for a free consultation now - (303) 900-7191


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: University of Denver
  • Year Graduated: 1993
  • License No. and State: 1934 Colorado


  • Avg Cost (per session): $110
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: EMDRIA/Levels 1 and 2, Somatic Inter
  • Certificate Date: 2013

Mark Rush, Ph.D.'s Groups

Stress Management Group

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Meditation, relaxation, mindfulness, body sensation awareness, being able to "drop" into being in your body, and then generalize that presence when you begin to do goal directed processes again. Explore effortlessness and allowing, acceptance, letting yourself be.

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Anger Management, Also Anxiety Mangagement

Skill based groups around learning to use emotional states such as anger and anxiety to your benefit. Learning how to allow these emotions to process through you and then decide what to do after you have calmed down. People in the group help each other find interesting ways to utilize and apply the skills. A group can be very effective for either of these issues. People don't usually make good choices when angry or anxious. Learn the thoughts related to these issues and how to handle them. Also use emotions as tools.

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  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Coaching, Somatization of Stress
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Substance Abuse

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


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


  • Aviation Professionals
  • Gay Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • EMDR with Somatic Issues
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Exposure With Response Prevention Techniques
  • Family / Marital
  • Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017
Mark Rush, Ph.D., PhD, Psychologist in Denver

Mark Rush, Ph.D.

Psychologist, PhD