Welcome!

We hope reading this is your first step towards finding increased freedom, flexibility, and fulfillment in your life . . .

At Embrace Strength Counseling & Nutrition, we specialize in working with eating disorders, body image, anxiety, depression, self-worth, fertility and postpartum concerns, personality disorders, life transitions, and personal growth. We work with teens and adults and offer individual counseling, telehealth counseling, nutrition counseling, meal support, group counseling, and clinical consultation and supervision. We have evening and daytime appointments available!

Our team is passionate about providing effective counseling within a caring, authentic relationship. We 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, 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 would love to chat and see how we can support you in living the life you want to live!

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

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We live in a culture of scarcity or "never enough" and women's bodies rarely (arguably never) escape unscathed. According to research by Brené Brown, PhD, nearly all women feel ashamed of their bodies at one time or another. For many women, our relationship with our...

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“Does it matter if you gain weight?” I mumbled under my breath in between bites of my breakfast sandwich last Sunday. I was at a restaurant having brunch with six women to celebrate a dear friend. Minutes earlier, the conversation had turned a corner to an...

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Tele-what? Telehealth Counseling Services at ESC!

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I grew up on the western slope of Colorado which was a beautiful, wonderful place to live and play. It's also where my eating disorder developed and flourished until I sought treatment years later during college in Denver. When I left Grand Junction for grad school,...

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Welcome Lisa!

Welcome Lisa!

I’m thrilled to announce that Lisa Mareb, MSW, LCSW, CEDS-S is joining the Embrace Strength Counseling team! Lisa is passionate about helping teens and adults develop a more fulfilling relationship with their mind, body, food, and spirit. She specializes in eating...

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We all have a relationship with our body.  The question is what kind of relationship is it?  Is it one of struggle and pain or acceptance and gratitude?  Many of us are at war with our bodies and the battle begins at a very young age.  This war comes at a cost to our physical, emotional, financial, relational, and mental well being.  If you want to change your relationship with your body, here are three steps you can take towards accepting your body exactly as it is.

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