Derek Schmidt

Professional Details

Practicing Since: 2001
Video Practice: No
Private Practice: Private Practice
Affiliation: Private Practice
Telehealth: Yes

Contact Info

Office Address: 30 Benchmark Road, Suite 214
Town: Avon
Phone: 303-691-8805
Derek Schmidt Accepting Patients
Available: Mid-day (11am-3pm)
Afternoon (3pm-5pm)
Evening (5pm-8pm)
Derek Schmidt is the Owner, Founder and Clinical Director of Reach, Inc., a therapeutic counseling agency in Denver, Colorado. Derek holds a Masters Degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and is licensed as an LPC in Colorado. In addition, Derek is Certified in Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy, and Wilderness Emergency Medicine (WFR). Derek has over 21 years of experience as a therapist and facilitator combining his passion for wilderness, adventure, and self-exploration while assisting individuals in creating powerful, illuminating experiences. Derek believes in the power of the “here-and-now” and utilizes the body, mind, and environment as avenues for exploration of the client’s process.

Derek lives in Avon, Colorado with his wife, son and can often be found doing yoga, snowboarding, climbing, and mountaineering.

Client Focus

Language Spoken: English
Population Served: Teen, Adult, Couples, Family, Seniors
Treatment Approach:
  • Body psychotherapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Psychotherapy
  • Equine Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Parent Coaching
  • Client Focused
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Holistic Lifestyle Education
  • Family Therapy
  • Integrative/Holistic
  • Emotionally-Focused


Cost Per Session: $190 50-min, longer and experiential sessions prorated
Accepts Sliding Scale: Yes
Insurance Accepted: None


  • Anxiety
  • Attachment
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • EMDR
  • Emotional Diagnoses
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief
  • Individual Counseling
  • Life Transition
  • Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Professionals
  • Psychotherapy
  • PTSD
  • Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sexual Assault and Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma