Welcome, we’re glad you’re here!

Are you looking for increased freedom, flexibility, and fulfillment in your life?  We would love to help! At Embrace Strength Counseling, we work with teens and adults, both in-person and virtually, throughout Colorado!  Our team offers individual counseling, telehealth counseling, walk and talk therapy, nutrition counseling, and clinical supervision and consultation services. We have daytime, evening, and weekend availability.

Our team specializes in working with: 

  • Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating
  • Body Image
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-worth
  • Fertility & Postpartum Concerns
  • Personal Growth
  • Chronic Illness
  • Trauma

We are passionate about providing effective counseling and nutrition services within a caring, authentic relationship. Our providers strive to empower you to overcome whatever is holding you back from living the life you want to live. We want to support you in embracing who you are and living courageously.

Regardless of who you are, our team is here for you. We work from an inclusive, collaborative, and strengths-based approach. We aim for you to feel seen and heard and we believe everyone is deserving of respect, support, treatment, and recovery. We also value access to care which is why we work with insurance companies and offer low cost counseling through our intern program. We would love to connect and see how we can support you in living the life you want to live!

“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.”
Brené Brown

Catherine Tilford, MA, NCC, LPC, CEDS Founder & Director

Let's Talk!

Wondering if we’re a good fit? Have questions? We’d love to connect with you and are happy to schedule a free initial consultation!

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