“In the Middle of Difficulty Lies Opportunity.” – Albert Einstein


Cindy Navarrete believes that one must provide a safe and nurturing space to heal and grow.  With a dash of humor and a genuine desire to help others, Cindy will create a person-centered, strengths-based approach unique to each person’s life journey.  Life can be unpredictable at any stage; providing a safe and nurturing environment can help you and your loved ones create a path to find your inner strengths and promote healing.  She enjoys working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families to help them make lasting, meaningful connections.


At Foundations Counseling, Cindy Navarrete works with an array of clients who face a variety of challenges, including:


  • Adolescents and Teens – cutting/self-injury, suicidal ideation, eating disorders, autism spectrum, body image, blended family’s creative therapies including art
  • Mental Health and Wellness – severe anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, grief and loss, drug and alcohol abuse and addiction recovery, trauma and abuse recovery, self-esteem, personality disorders, PTSD, anger management, eating disorders, assertiveness, boundaries
  • Relationship and Couples Counseling – communication, codependency, abandonment issues, boundaries, sexuality and intimacy, dating and breakups, sex addiction, sexual compatibility, attachment style exploration, conflict resolution, affair recovery, couples counseling, pre-marriage counseling
  • Individual Counseling – mood disorders, personality disorders, abuse, addictions, PTSD, stress, bipolar, sleep disorders, issues of race and multiculturalism, catastrophic thinking, perfectionism, panic attacks, fear and phobias, self-worth issues, men’s issues, abandonment issues, codependency, sexual abuse, trauma, autism, attachment issues
  • Parenting Issues – setting and holding boundaries, family systems issues, authoritative parenting, co-parenting


Cindy Navarrete has a Master of Social Work Degree, with an emphasis in Mental Health and Trauma, from the University of Denver.  She also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, with a minor in Ethnic Studies, from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  Cindy utilizes techniques from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Psychology, Exposure Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Strengths-Based Therapy.


She is an empathetic and caring individual with 10+ years of experience helping, guiding, and supporting individuals and families.  Cindy has extensive experience working with adults, teens, caregivers, and individuals with cognitive / intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.

Professional Affiliations: 
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA)
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)
Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW)
International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)
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