I am a solution-oriented therapist. In our work together, we will focus on your goals for yourself, not mine for you. We will address any issue you choose; as we do so, we will focus more on your future than your past, more on your strengths than your deficits, and more on solutions than problems. And although we will get together as often and for as long as you wish, when therapy is pursued in this manner it tends to be brief.
I apply this approach with clients with depression, anxiety, marital challenges,anger management problems, or any personal adjustment issue. I also specialize in coaching parents to improve the behavior of their children. I enjoy working with adolescents who are struggling with lack of motivation.
I operate a small, personalized practice. Confidentialty and client service are paramount. As a consequence, insurance companies are not a party to our work together and will not decide how often or how long we work together, or what is discussed during our sessoins.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Dennis Bumgarner now - (317) 836-0465


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Indiana University
  • Year Graduated: 1977
  • License No. and State: 34000592A Indiana
  • Please note: License State differs from Location State


  • Avg Cost (per session): $100 - $120
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: LISW New Mexico Licensing and Regulation Department


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict


  • Academic Underachievement
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem

Client Focus


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2014
Dennis Bumgarner, LISW, ACSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Placitas

Dennis Bumgarner

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, ACSW, LCSW