Teens and Adults

Human Nature Wellness, LLC - Sabrina Merz, MS, LPCC

*COVID-19 and Social Distancing Update*
*Half Off all Online Counseling Sessions for Teens and Adults*

I want to do my part to ensure that help is there for people who need it right now. To help increase accessibility, I am reducing my standard rates for online counseling for teens and adults by 50%, effective until May 15 at which time all services will return to standard rate (unless other arrangements have been made). Price reduction will be enacted for both new and established clients.

In order to enact social distancing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, I have made the decision to move all clients to online or telephone appointments for the foreseeable future. I have used secure video conferencing for therapy work for a couple of years already, and find most clients are making the transition easily. Please call or text if you would like to learn more.

Counseling for Teens

Being a teenager is hard! I provide a safe and non judgemental space when I am counseling for teens, and encourage them to explore and emphasize their strengths. This allows adolescents to foster self growth, and work to process their experiences, thoughts and feelings. While doing so, teens also build confidence, coping and life skills, and healthier relationships. If your teenager is struggling with peer or school related issues, anxiety, gender or sexual identity, depression, or substance use, please contact me. I often utilize an outdoor environment and movement while talking. Adolescents seem to find this more tolerable than sitting across from a counselor in the office all of the time. Many teenagers also thrive with equine therapy. Working with horses is a way to explore issues and practice behaviors in a nonthreatening manner. Please give me a call to discuss options for your teenager and family.

Counseling for Adults

Do you feel stuck or overwhelmed? Are you in need of healing after a difficult experience or life transition? Maybe you are experiencing depression or anxiety. Many people have times in their lives where they feel off track or lost. I am skilled at helping people develop or re-establish the life and relationships they desire for themselves. We will work together to identify and grow your strengths, so that you feel confident in creating your future.

Counseling for College Students 

Are you a college student struggling to manage expectations and responsibilities? Feeling depressed or anxious? Questioning your sexuality, gender, or life path? You may be here in Boulder on your own for the first time in your life, or feeling challenged by living with your parents. I can help you find your own sense of clarity and direction, in a nonjudgmental manner that honors your true self. We can improve your relationship and boundary setting skills, or explore patterns that may lead you to success or hold you back. I am skilled in helping people unearth their own desires and paths forward.

Counseling for Parents

Parenting is hard! I also work with and support parents of teens and children of all ages. Has your communication or relationship with your teenager broken down? Do you feel like you are living with a toddler again? It is developmentally appropriate for kids to work on asserting their independence and figuring out their identity. You may feel at a loss when relating to your child, or that you can never say the right thing. Support can be helpful through these challenging time of transitions. I can help you with strategies to connect with your child or adolescent, and to care for yourself. Having four children myself, one of whom is now an adult, I can empathize with the struggles of parenting along all of the stages.



nature therapy and counseling for teens with Sabrina Merz


“Overcoming difficulties leads to courage, self-respect, and knowing yourself.”
-Alfred Adler