Therapeutic Coaching for Young Adults

In-Person Services:

Collegiate Coaching Services provides therapeutic coaching, parent coaching, and independent living support in Boulder, CO, the surrounding communities, and on the college campus to young men and women ages 18-30+.

Currently, due to the restrictions caused by COVID-19, we are providing a hybrid approach to our therapeutic coaching services. When indicated and appropriate, our coaches are meeting with their clients in-person while engaged in activities outdoors together, such as hiking, frisbee golf, and more. In addition, they are able to meet outdoors in places that are conducive to discussing personal matters and overall, continue to work on their goals. We know the value of meeting in-person on connectedness and mental health.

Virtual Services:

For those young adults who reside with their parents and are not local to the Colorado front range area, our therapeutic and parent coaching services provide a welcome level of guidance, support, and accountability.  Both our in-person and virtual coaching services offer the young adult and their parents a high level of expertise in areas such as guiding the young adult to engage in healthy development and individuation, improving adult child & parent relationships to support increased responsibility, obtaining mental health and academic and workplace stability.

For clients who live afar and are seeking to engage in our virtual services, we have important criteria that must be met for therapeutic coaching services to be initiated. Contact us for more information.

The transition into adulthood, independent living, and attending college comes with their own set of unique challenges and stressors. As a result, our clients are often experiencing mental health struggles and/or compulsive behaviors, such as substance abuse or digital media overuse for the first time in their lives. We also work with young adults who engage with us after having experienced some level of outpatient therapy or therapeutic programs. After working with young adults for several years in a variety of settings, we have developed a service that values traditional therapy and its ability to enhance and improve one’s life. We then took it a few steps further and added the goal of assisting our clients to put what they have discovered about themselves and the skills they have learned into action.

Our coaching services help guide young adults seeking independence to develop a strong foundation from which to build on. This foundation is comprised of three critical elements: Academics, Community Connection, and Recovery. Each element is supported by practical skills coaching. Practical skills, such as effective communication and the ability to organize and budget are imperative for our clients to learn and become competent, in order for them to stay on track with their goals.

In partnership with our clients, an individualized action plan is developed in each area and implemented based on their goals, strengths, and areas that are in need of improvement. We value and encourage input from parents, other family members, and those professionals who have had a positive influence on their lives when developing action plans.

We work with young adults who:

  • Are enrolled in college and in need of support to be successful.
  • Plan to attend college and are in need of support to become more prepared to live independently and be prepared academically.
  • Have a college degree and are experiencing difficulty transitioning successfully into the workplace due to issues such as digital media overuse, substance abuse, social anxiety, and low confidence and motivation.
  • Want to live independently from parents; their primary focus is employment and they are ambivalent about attending college.
  • Are transitioning to the community and/or college campus from primary treatment, wilderness therapeutic programs, aftercare, and transitional living programs and are ready for independent living.
  • Struggle with social connection and developing a reliable social support system.
  • Are committed to sobriety from substances.
  • Are struggling with sobriety and desire accountability and support to follow through with an effective recovery plan.
  • Are committed to engaging in a healthy digital media use plan.
  • Are struggling with digital media overuse and desire accountability and support to develop and engage in healthy use.
  • Are supported by their parent(s) in their desire to become independent, healthy adults.
  • Live with their parents and take online courses due to COVID-19 concerns and requirements.

What Our Clients Say

“I wanted to say thank you for all that you’ve done for us. I am in a “parents of adults with Aspergers” support group that meets monthly.  We were talking about accountability and how to get it from our adult children. I felt like my husband and I were ahead of the others with our son because we were the only family with a family agreement when he was living at home and now he is the only adult child living on his own.

-Mother of a 21 year old

As COVID-19 impacts our clients daily lives, we are providing virtual academic coaching & mental health support. We are currently accepting new clients.