Jill Rutledge

Professional Details

Practicing Since: 1981
Video Practice: Yes
Affiliation: Private Practice
Telehealth: Yes

Contact Info

Office Address: 100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd, Suite 208
Town: Avon
Phone: 970-949-0404
Jill Rutledge Accepting Patients
Available: Mornings (8am-11am)
Mid-day (11am-3pm)
Afternoon (3pm-5pm)
Evening (5pm-8pm)
Jill S. Zimmerman Rutledge, LCSW is a psychotherapist who has worked with adolescents and adults for over 30 years. She maintains a general practice of psychotherapy. Jill’s areas of specialty include eating disorders and body image problems, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, stress management, life transitions, grief and trauma, and self-care. Jill offers individual, couples and family therapy. Jill has had a long association with ANAD (Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders), an international eating disorders self-help organization. She is also on the clinical advisory board for HeyUgly, an organization dedicated to improving the self-esteem of youth. Jill is the advice expert on www.newmoon.com, a website for preadolescent and adolescent girls, and has contributed to Stop-Bullies.com, a website for bullying prevention. Jill has lectured at The University of Chicago, Loyola University, and Northwestern University, and has presented at numerous professional conferences. Jill is the author of several articles on women, the media and body image, as well an article on breast cancer survival. She has published 2 award-winning self-help books for adolescent girls, Dealing With The Stuff That Makes Life Tough: The Ten Things That Stress Girls Out and How To Cope With Them (McGraw-Hill, 2004) and Picture Perfect: What You Need To Fell Better About Your Body (HCI, 2007). Jill was a co-editor for Deal, Feel, Heal: Keys to Understanding and Healing Emotional Pain (by Betty Hoeffner, Hey U.G.L.Y. Inc., Rolling Prairie, IN, 2014). Jill is also the author of Prom, The Big Night Out (Twenty-first Century Books, Minneapolis, 2017). Jill has been featured in national and international television and radio shows, including ABC TV News, NPR, and MTV-Finland, and The Body Image Revolution Telesummit. She has also been featured in magazines and newspapers, including YM, Teen People, Fitness, Mothering, New Moon Girls, The Chicago Tribune, The Arizona Republic, The Detroit News and numerous parenting website blogs and podcasts, including Brave and True Life by Lara Blair..

Client Focus

Language Spoken: English
Population Served: Teen, Adult, Couples, Family
Treatment Approach:
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Parent Coaching
  • Client Focused
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Family Therapy
  • Integrative/Holistic
  • Emotionally-Focused
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Cost Per Session: $185 per session
Accepts Sliding Scale: Yes
Insurance Accepted: Mountain Strong - Vail Health Employee Assistance Program


  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorder
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief
  • Individual Counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transition
  • Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • OCD
  • Parenting
  • Professionals
  • Psychotherapy
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Women’s Issues