Chuck Hancock, M.Ed., LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor with experience counseling and leading experiential groups for teens, college students, and adults in private practice and several organizations such as Colorado State University, Front Range Community College, the Larimer Workforce Center, Outward Bound, and University of Colorado Health He brings a blend of direct, practical, grounded facilitation, with an openness to the great mystery accessed through nature. Through mindfulness based experiential work, Chuck helps people see themselves and see for themselves. Chuck also has training as a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and has facilitated Challenge (Ropes) Courses and has the skills to manage risk and maximize growth. In addition to his professional experience, Chuck participates in vision fasts and other ceremony throughout the year, he is a father of two kids, a puppy, and spends as much time as possible camping, trail running, kayaking, mountain biking, snowboarding, snowshoeing, meditation, yoga, singing and playing guitar.
Chuck is currently offering Outside->In, an experiential front country wilderness therapy group for adolescents age 13-18 struggling with social relationships, depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicidal ideation, low self esteem, and other challenges of adolescence. The group meets weekly in Fort Collins and engages in monthly trips into the mountains to practice and deepen in connection skills.