Maribeth Nelson, MA, LPC, EMDR, II, Counselor in Boulder
Is your child or teenager angry, irritable, agitated, tearful? Worried, moody, emotional? Having difficulty expressing feelings and communicating? Unable to focus, can't sit still? Are you looking for practical parenting or personal skills or wondering how to enhance communication and relationships in your family? Or experiencing distressing symptoms from traumatic experience(s)? If so, I can help! I specialize in identifying, creating strategies for, and clearing emotional and behavioral patterns in children, teens, and adults. I create personalized, practical strategies for children and teens and assist parents in creating family dynamics that balance the needs of all family members.
I specialize in identifying and clearing emotional, behavioral patterns in children. In my holist child and family practice I synthesize 20 years of experience in play therapy, trauma resolution, parent coaching, teen suicide prevention, interpersonal neurobiology, Chinese Medicine's organ energy systems, and how to create a balanced, harmonious lifestyle.
My vision is to help develop balanced, integrated, whole, and harmonious children and families who are then in a better position to offer their gifts to the world.I focus on getting to the root cause of behavioral and emotional issues, so that change becomes integrated throughout one's being.
Call or Email Maribeth Nelson for a free consultation now - (720) 316-7144


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: Lesley College
  • Year Graduated: 1996
  • License No. and State: LPC 2359 Colorado


  • Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $100
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Cigna
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Association for Play Therapy
  • Member Since: 1996

Maribeth Nelson's Groups

Parenting With Presence

Parenting with Presence: Winter 2017 This series of classes will be a book study of Dan Siegel's Parenting from the Inside Out. We will investigate how our childhood experiences shape how we parent and relate to our children; explore neurobiology and attachment and discover how interpersonal relationships affect at child's brain; and learn a parenting approach that helps us raise healthy, balanced, resilient children by forming a deeper understanding of our own life stories.

More about this group


  • Child or Adolescent
  • Parenting
  • Trauma and PTSD


  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • stress management

Client Focus


  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Holistically oriented
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Sand Play
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2017
Maribeth Nelson, MA, LPC, EMDR, II, Counselor in Boulder

Maribeth Nelson

Counselor, MA, LPC, EMDR, II