Whether you are facing a difficult life experience, seeking personal growth or looking for improved support and coping, FRCC Mental Health Counseling is here to help. Our services are provided by licensed professional counselors and are always free and confidential.
As an enrolled student at FRCC, you can access mental health counseling services during your time at FRCC. We work to create a welcoming, supportive space where you can be truly seen and valued, and where you and all your identities are welcome.
With counseling sessions available on campus and online, our counselors will work with you to determine what services and resources would be most helpful. If your needs fall outside of the scope of our services, we provide referrals to community providers.
Need Immediate Help?
If you are in danger or believe someone else to be in danger call 911, contact the Campus Security and Preparedness office, or go immediately to the nearest emergency room.
How to Access Services
You can either access mental health counseling services on one of our three campuses or virtually. All of our counselors, no matter which campus, are available for virtual appointments.
Get details on our counselors and the locations they serve below.
Kathleen Strong, LPC
Location Options: Larimer Campus & Virtual
Kathleen is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado.
Her treatment approach is eclectic, and she works to meet client needs by utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and mindfulness based strategies which are well suited for working with anxiety and depression. She is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a structured therapy found effective in addressing trauma. She enjoys facilitating the Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy group and finds ways to incorporate this into her approach.
She is passionate about Equity and Inclusion, serves on the Larimer Campus Diversity Committee and strives to offer counseling services that reflect these values.east Schedule with Kathleen
Natalie Cicotello, LCSW
Location Options: Westminster Campus, Boulder County Campus & Virtual
Natalie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been working in the field of mental health for over 15 years. She has experience providing therapy to individuals and groups of all ages. She uses a variety of therapeutic techniques and interventions to help reset and bring recovery and healing to your nervous system.
Natalie has a passion for caring for and helping others on their journey to think, feel and do their best. She is committed to providing a safe environment that offers hope and support for you as you work towards becoming your best version of you. She would love to meet you and share with you how she can support you in getting your mental health and wellness needs met.east Schedule with Natalie
Jacinda Chamberlain, Counseling Intern
Location Options: Larimer Campus & Virtual
Jacinda is a Counseling Intern currently working toward a Master of Arts in Counseling and Career Development from Colorado State University.
Her approach to treatment is an eclectic style focused on the needs of each individual with influences from person-centered and cognitive behavioral approaches.
She is passionate about working with a diverse range of populations. Jacinda's training and experience enables her to treat a wide range of mental health concerns within individual counseling and group therapy settings.east Schedule with Jacinda
More About Virtual Appointments Through BetterMynd
Do you work full time and can’t meet with a counselor during traditional business hours? Are you looking for someone with a specific set of expertise and experiences for your unique needs? FRCC has partnered with BetterMynd to offer students access to free video-therapy sessions with their diverse network of licensed mental health counselors.
Each FRCC student can now access up to four (4) free online therapy sessions per academic year on the BetterMynd platform. These 50-minute, live video-sessions are private, confidential, and can take place from the convenience of your laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Sessions are available during the day, at night, and on the weekends. If you have any questions about these services, email BetterMynd.
Please note: BetterMynd is only available to students 18 years of age and older.
- If you are in danger or believe someone else to be in danger, call 911, contact the Campus Security and Preparedness office, or go immediately to the nearest emergency room.
- Call 988 for the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
- Colorado Crisis Services - call 1-844-493-TALK (8255), text ‘TALK' to 38255, or access Chat
Support and counseling for yourself or a loved one, 24 hours a day.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Live Online Chat
- Local Mental Health Centers:
- Larimer County
SummitStone Health Partners
- Boulder & Broomfield Counties
Mental Health Partners
- Broomfield & Adams Counties
Community Reach Center