Your Life Counseling and Coaching is a private practice, and was founded by Mark Foley.  Mark sees you as both a client and a consumer.  He believes successful client-consumer relationships result from a combination of the highest standards of client care and HIPAA compliant 'best practice' consumer service policies. This approach provides clients:
⇾ Expertise, accessibility, and a fair fee system (for all people) 
⇾ A safe, 100% non-shared office environment to work, heal, and grow
⇾ Western scientific based services and eastern mindfulness practices 
About Mark 

Please feel free to read Client and Colleague Testimonials 

His clinical-therapeutic foundation combines western evidence-based science and eastern ‘time-tested’ humanistic philosophy.  He's been described as a strong intuitive-empathic male, who favors effective, reality based, self-empowering techniques.  His interests include cognitive-neurocounseling, trauma, dyadic value systems, and experiential mindfulness practice.

Fluent in English and proficient in conversational Spanish, he enjoys working with people of all ages, genders, and culturally diverse populations.

His clinical experience includes working at Denver based Jefferson Center for Mental Health, Sandstone Care, and Goodis-Baker Counseling.  These environments provided extensive experience in community mental health and private practice, focusing on crisis/suicide, addictions, and individual/group therapy.  Combining his counseling credentials with his many years’ experience in the corporate world; Mark is also an effective life coach. 

Outside of the office, Mark enjoys hiking and fly-fishing - both of which he has done throughout the world.

Please feel free to read: About Me, Part One and About Me, Part Two

Pet Friendly Counselor-Coach

We love pets - especially dogs!  Emotional support pets are increasingly being used in schools, hospitals, and now counseling sessions.  Evidence based research reports pets are good for human mind/body health and wellness.  Clients can expect the following environment and experience:

- Pets are welcome to join us 
- Pets reduce fatigue, stress, anxiety, PTSD symptoms
- Pets facilitate positive moods
- Pets decrease depression
- Pets enhances client-counselor communication
- Pets provide comfort and emotional safety/connectivity
- Excellent for children, tweens, and teens

YLC Mission and Values
Using proven scientific evidence-based, culturally sensitive, wellness focused mental health-coaching principles, we are committed to the wellness of clients and community through prevention, intervention, treatment, and education.  Our services will be accessible and our fees fair/affordable (for all people).

Credentials, Education, Experience, and Awards

- Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPCC)
- LPCC #0017245
- National Certified Counselor (NCC)
- Crisis counselor at Jefferson Center for Mental Health
- Drug/Alcohol counselor at Sandstone Care
- EMDR certification

- Addiction counselor candidate (ABNE - all but national exam for CAS/LAC)
- TF-CBT, DBT, and psychological first aid certification
- Colorado 27-65 (M-1 Hold) certification
- Whole Health Integration certification
- HIPAA and Behavioral Health certification
- Multicultural training certification

- Master of Arts, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE)
- CACREP/APA accredited program

- Iowa State University
- Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communication
- Minors: Psychology, Anthropology, Political Science
- Student-Athlete Academic Honors
- Varsity Athletic Scholarship
- Vice President of Student Government
- New Hampshire Catholic High School Athletic Hall of Fame

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