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Licensure and Education

Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado

  • M.A Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy, Naropa University, Spring 2020

  • BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, Elementary Education, Fort Lewis College, Winter 2010

CPR, First Aid and Universal Precautions Certified

Professional Experience 


Chaffee County High School Counselor

  • One on one student counseling

  • Restorative justice/conflict resolution

  • Facilitating Rights of Passage and senior ceremonies

  • Outdoor recreation and mindfulness practices


Behavioral Health Provider LPCC, Summit Community Care Clinic

  • School Based Mental Health Provider within an integrated care setting

  • Individual Psychotherapy with parent engagement 

  • Clinical diagnosis, treatment plans, assessments, evidence-based interventions, care coordination



Registered Psychotherapist, Therapist, Louisville Family Center

  • Individual, adolescent and child outdoor, indoor and Telehealth therapy sessions

  • Coordinated parent involvement and support 


Counseling Internship at Jefferson County Open School, K-12 (2019)

Educator and Staff Support, The Patchwork School(2012-2020)

10+ years Experience in Child Care, Day Camps etc... All Ages

Jason Swick-Nature Based Counseling does not provide emergency or 24 hour crisis services. Please note that I typically only check emails Monday-Thursday each week based on my work schedule. If it is after hours and you are currently feeling upset, overwhelmed or out of control, or you are thinking about hurting yourself, or are concerned that someone you know may be in danger of hurting themselves, please contact one of the below resources that are staffed by certified professionals 24/7, or for life threatening emergencies, please call 911.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1(800)273-TALK(8255)

  •  Text TALK to 38255

  • 24/7 State-Wide Crisis Line (844)493-8255

  • 24/7 Crisis Services-Sol Vista Health, Salida Office:(719)539-6502 Leadville Office: (719)486-0985Canon City: (719)275-2351

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