Garretson Counseling & Consulting Services

Healing for the brokenhearted. Hope for the hopeless.
Wisdom and understanding leading to maturity.

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Maya Angelou

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."


"The part can never be well unless the whole is well."


Meet Emily Garretson

Emily Garretson, the founder of Garretson Counseling & Consulting, has been helping people in crisis for over 10 years. Emily received her Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling in 2008 and her Masters in Psychology in 2012. She has been the director of trauma therapy at an urban center for at-risk youth in the Boulder area and has taught courses in family counseling and conflict resolution at the Mercy Training Facility.

Emily has been happily married for 8 years to her husband, Scott, and they have two children, Oliver and Genevieve.


Consultation Options

Emily loves working with individuals, couples, and families, and is committed to each client experiencing peace and freedom as they are encouraged to confront the truth, hold to hope, and embrace their history as they become more aware of the painful events of the past. A variety of therapy approaches may be used in an encouraging, safe, non-judgmental environment, and every client will be invited to experience and process their feelings about the events of their lives.

Family Life Consulting

Focuses include identity, depression, self-esteem, boundaries, sexuality, abuse, communication, conflict resolution, finances, and parenting.

  • Individuals
  • Premarital couples
  • Married couples
  • Families
Life Skills Seminars

Please contact us for exact dates and locations.

  • The Marriage Seminar
  • A Healthy Sexual Relationship
  • Improving Communication Skills
  • Healthy Conflict Resolution
  • Parenting Skills

In addition to in-person appointments, Emily is also available over Zoom or by phone.

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Featured Resource

Marriage from A to Z:
Solidifying Your Relationship From the Ground Up

Emily's book, Marriage from A to Z, is written for the purpose of helping people evaluate, be equipped, and be encouraged in their marriages. It is a resource that will help you nurture, build, and enable your marriage to last a lifetime. Through written exercises and practical advice, Marriage from A to Z will bring you step-by-step into a new appreciation of your partner, as well as yourself.

This book is for...
  • Anyone who plans to marry
  • Engaged couples
  • Newlyweds
  • Those who have good marriages
  • Those whose marriages are in trouble
This book will help you...
  • Evaluate your relationship to discover where you are now, where you've been, and where you hope to go in the future
  • Be equipped with step-by-step tools to help you and your spouse grow closer together and for your marriage to become stronger
  • Develop a new appreciation for your spouse, as well as yourself, and be encouraged with expectations of good things to come

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If you are tired of the same old excuses for why your life, your family, or your business isn't working, we may be able to help.

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00000 Main Street
Boulder, Colorado 00000
United States
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

As a 501(c)(3) corporation, Garretson Counseling & Consulting Services has established a fund to help those individuals in need who cannot afford consulting. Please call us if you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation.