Adult & Teen Counselor in Thornton CO

Located conveniently off I-25 and Thornton Pkwy, Authentic Journeys, LLC provides experienced support to individual teens and adults struggling with anxiety, loss, depression, anger and other stressful life situations.

Jennifer Nakata, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor has skillfully helped adolescent and adult clients since 2003. Her passion centers around empowering her clients to discover freedom from debilitating anxiety, peace from inner turmoil and relief from intrusive thoughts of suicide or urges toward self-injurious behavior. Clients are guided to rediscover inner strengths and develop new awareness of situations, behaviors and beliefs based on the premise that YOU are the expert in YOU.

Authentic Journeys, LLC interior is designed to provide a relaxing, comfortable atmosphere conducive to building a quality therapeutic relationship where Jennifer can help clients explore troubles with ease. The sweeping, panoramic views of downtown Denver, the stunning Rocky Mountains, ever-changing weather patterns and an occasional glimpse of awe-inspiring wildlife compliment and inspire the healing process.

Our Services

  • Teens

    Being a teen is tough. Change is constant, from your physical self to how much is expected from you. Having a professional counselor listen to you will help you cope with these changes.   Read More »
  • Adults

    The hustle and bustle of the real world doesn't allow much time for reflection. But every now and then, you need to pause and work on figuring out who you are and what you want out of life.   Read More »
  • Specialties

    Nakata is experienced with treating patients who are dealing with anxiety, grief, depression, and PTSD.   Read More »


Initial Consultations

What kind of issues are you going through right now? What are you hoping to get out of counseling? Let's sit down and discuss your goals together.

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Working through delicate issues takes time, focus, and professional expertise. That's exactly what Nakata provides.

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EMDR / Extended Sessions

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an incredibly effective method for treating trauma.

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9351 Grant Street, Suite 480, Thornton, CO 80229

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