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Brianne Renley

Brianne Renley, LPC, LAC

Therapist & Clinical Supervisor
she/her/hers

brianne@bloomcounselingandnutrition.com

Brianne is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addiction Counselor. At Bloom, Brianne specializes in eating disorder treatment and has extensive experience and training supporting those with co-occurring addiction and other disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, and trauma.

Brianne received her undergraduate degree in psychology and evolutionary anthropology through the University of New Mexico and completed her M.S. in clinical mental health counseling through Walden University. Brianne has experience working in acute mental health hospital settings, as well as in IOP and PHP addiction treatment. As a person with type 1 diabetes, Brianne is especially passionate about working with clients experiencing chronic illness. She has had type 1 diabetes since age 3, and she feels called to support others as they adapt to the difficulties of caring for their bodies after a difficult diagnosis. Additionally, Brianne supports those seeking eating disorder recovery and navigating their relationship with food, body, and/or illness through a Health at Every Size lens. 

Using a trauma-informed approach, Brianne helps clients to cultivate hope. She sees challenges as an opportunity to create meaning, nurture self-worth, and engage in growth. Brianne believes in meeting clients where they are at and working at their own pace.

Brianne identifies as a white, able-bodied, sober, agnostic, queer person. Her personal experience includes managing multiple chronic illnesses and related medical trauma. She's in long-term substance use and eating disorder recovery. She considers herself both spiritual and agnostic. This perspective helps her navigate recovery, growth, healing, grief, and loss.  Her queerness adds depth to her life and how she relates to those around her. She greatly values fun and community and brings those values into her work with clients. 

My Therapeutic Lens

  • Patience and safety are crucial in building trust. I work to create a safe environment for my clients to better understand themselves while creating realistic goals, fostering self-compassion, and reducing shame. Success is a move toward holistic wellbeing and health. This can be a long and difficult journey.  I am here to support my clients as they move forward at their own pace while focusing on progress, not perfection.

  • People often find their way to therapy before they are ready to make changes. Years of struggling with problematic behaviors and thought processes can leave us feeling hopeless. My goal is to empower my clients to learn how to move through the struggles that may have held them back, and I aim to provide my clients with tools and support in their healing journey, using a combination of therapy approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

  • I want to be a positive influence on my community. I’m always working to deepen my understanding of body diversity, gender issues, race, and privilege. Continued awareness and learning in these areas is my goal and responsibility as a helping professional. I strive to be an effective ally and advocate.

  • Each person faces a unique set of challenges and everyone deserves to feel proud of themselves as they move through difficulty and grow from past experiences. Personal experience can be a valuable asset in building self-esteem and helping others. Healing occurs as we learn to value our own story.

Credentials,
Certifications, 
& Trainings
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado (LPC.0016521)

  • Licensed Addiction Counselor in Colorado (ACD.0001727)

  • Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • Certified Brainspotting Practitioner

  • Trained in Trauma-Informed Yoga

  • Mother and trainer of the loving therapy dog, Ziggy

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