Research indicates that marriage and family therapy is as effective, and in some cases more effective than standard and/or individual treatments for many mental health problems such as: adult schizophrenia, affective (mood) disorders, adult alcoholism and drug abuse, children's conduct disorders, adolescent drug abuse, anorexia in young adult women, childhood autism, chronic physical illness in adults and children, and marital distress and conflict. Click here to read more.

Whether a couple is married or not, couples therapy helps a couple understand and resolve conflicts and improve their relationship.  To do so, couples therapy helps couples develop the tools to communicate more successfully, resolve conflicts and disagree in ways that will not lead to harmful fights. Click here to read more.
The children and youth of today are our future. However, the National Institute of Mental Health reports that one in ten young people suffer from a mental health disorder severe enough to cause some level of impairment. Therapy can aid this population in overcoming these challenges and ready themselves for a more successful future. They are, after all, our future. Click here to read more.

Individual therapy is also known as psychotherapy, talk therapy, or counseling.  It is a collaborative process that aims to bring change and improve quality of life. Therapy can help people confront barriers that interfere with emotional and mental well-being, and it can also increase positive feelings such as compassion, self-esteem, love, courage, and peace. Marriage and Family Therapists are unique in that they are trained not only in family systems, but individual therapy as well.

A Window of Hope Counseling Center is dedicated to a tradition of excellence in treating the needs of clients throughout Northeast Colorado.  Beginning as Harold W. Anderson, LLC., Dr. Anderson changed the name when he began supervising.  As an educator, Dr. Anderson understands the importance of the mentoring experience supervision brings, and personalizes the experience to establish proficiency that is dedicated not only to competencies in understanding counseling theory, but in the care of people’s mental health needs. Click here to read more.
Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the addicted individual and to those around him or her. Alt-hough the initial decision to take drugs is voluntary for most people, the brain changes that occur over time challenge an addicted person’s self-control and hamper his or her ability to resist intense impulses to take drugs. Click here to read more.
What type of mental health professional are you seeing? Did you know there was a difference? What is mental health and why is mental health as important as physical health? Are the two related? These and other questions that are answered in this section. Click here to read more.
A page of helpful links to information about mental health for families, couples, children and youth. Click here for more.