Jenevieve Russell (she/her)
Nurturing Strategies, LLC
[psychotherapy, trauma/birth processing and perinatal adjustment]
Jenevieve offers a 20-30min (free) consultation for new clients.
Jenevieve is also an experienced doula:
Doulas of Boulder
by appointment only; Mon-Fri 9a-5pm
$145/hr (limited sliding scale available)
Parents with Babies Support Group
(virtual) + weekly in-person options
Queer and Trans Parenting Support Group
1st Saturdays 9:30a-11:30a
(virtual) + once/month in-person socials
Transform Your Birth Story: Heal with Body, Mind, Soul
Did you experience a birth as unexpected, disappointing, challenging, difficult or traumatic? You Can Free Your Relationship to Your Birth Story. This series is typically offered in the spring and fall.
Facilitated by Jenevieve Russell, MA, LPC, CD & Rt. Rev Stacia Synnestvedt.
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I am passionate about supporting individuals, couples, families and groups in the Boulder area as we navigate transitions from where we are ... to where we want to be.
Even in this time, you can heal. grow. THRIVE!
Each person I am honored to work with is met with true non-judgmental support and deep respect. Beyond the spaciousness and empathy counseling offers, I also provide keen insights, practical and proven strategies to boost your immediate functioning, as well as on-going tools to support reaching your goals and sustaining your optimal wellness. I am a trauma-informed psychotherapist and birth doula, with over 20 years of experience, attended over 400 births and supported hundreds more parents.
My focus is with parents throughout fertility, pregnancy, birth and postnatal times, as well as losses.
I work with women, men, queer, trans and non-binary folks, all individuals and parents. I work with folks in variety of relationships, family structures and backgrounds, with a continually growing lens on social justice work.
I have extensive, specialized training and can support you in healing:
My approach brings together a blend of practical and interactive strategies, a safe, supportive environment, evidenced-based treatments for trauma resolution: EMDR, Brainspotting, as well as insight, experientials, goal-oriented tools, research, breath & body awareness, mindfulness, gestalt, imagery, etc. [more details below of my education, modalities & experience]
Benefits of Counseling:
When facing life’s changes and challenges with the right support, you can rise above and deepen your own wellness. With over 20 years of experience, I can help you heal, learn practical tools, regain balance in your life, unearth internal & external resources, and reclaim your true joy and vitality.
My educational background is in psychology, counseling, sociology and human services with in-depth clinical studies in specific evidence-based therapies, including: cognitive, transpersonal, humanistic, client-centered, attachment, experiential, gestalt, trauma-informed, EMDR and positive psychology/strength-based approach.
I use a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional modalities tailored to what tools are needed: EMDR, Brainspotting, Goal Setting, Insight, Life Skill, Practical, Interactive Strategies, Experientials, Cognitive / Behavioral Tool, Pain Reduction/Management, Self-Care Tools, Homework, Peri-Natal And Birth Work, Trauma Release, Evidence-Based Approaches, Research, Community Resources and Networking, Body & Breath Awareness, Mindfulness Practices, Presence, Gestalt, Reframing, Active, Reflective Listening, Meaning-Making Story Sharing, Metaphors, Dreamwork, Art making, Guided Imagery, Visualizations and more.
I am a psychotherapist, a birth doula in Boulder, an educator and a mentor / supervisor to new professionals. Since 1996, I have been steeped in a wide range of mental health professions ranging from non-profits, universities and private practice. With my extensive professional background, I provide a wide bag of resources and support tools that I tailor to your unique situation and needs.
I have worked in many specific areas, including: pain management, birth doula support, family interventions, university faculty, co-creation of university counseling center and internship program, crisis prevention and prevention, abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, trauma, grief work, community response teams, community building, program development, psychoeducational presentations, leadership training, life skills, queer groups, women’s groups, allyship in diversity work, volunteer advocacy programs, networking & coalition building, rites of passages ceremonies, coaching business strategies, mentoring and supervision.
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