About Payton Holt, B.A.

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“It is hard to be happy in your life when you are unhappy in your relationship. Couples therapy brings you closer to your partner but it is also an investment in your own happiness.”


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About Payton

At The Marriage and Family Clinic we are dedicated to helping couples, families and individuals who are in need of help regardless of cost. We are able to offer couples and families low cost counseling through our intern program. Sessions range from $45-$90/session depending on your family size and income. Payton is our current intern who received high marks during his education at Regis University. You can feel confident that you will get good care from Payton.  All of our interns are under close supervision of our clinical director and frequently consult with all members of the therapeutic team. You can rest assured that you’re getting good care at a an affordable cost.

Payton is solution-focused and helps you find solutions to your challenges without going into unnecessary history and feelings about your mom. Payton’s warm and caring approach helps you feel comfortable to talk about whatever challenges you’d like to talk about in counseling. He tries to help you find lasting solutions so you can get back to your life and your important relationships the best way you can. You will find Payton’s presence and humor warm and inviting.

Online Counseling with Payton

online couples counselingWith Coronavirus and stay-at-home orders, we recognize that your mental health needs don’t stop. In fact, it may be more important now than ever for you to get the help you need during these stressful times. Payton can provide online counseling to help you during these stressful times so that you can get the care that you need for yourself and for your important relationships. All while in the comfort of your own home and on a schedule that fits for you. Give our clinic a call to see if online counseling is right for you. We can also offer in-person counseling appointments to help you get the help you need. Click on the Schedule Appointment button above and select an on-line appointment or in-person appointment to begin counseling with Payton


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Payton Focuses On:


Couples Counseling

Payton wholeheartedly believes that the best marriages are close, connecting and affectionate. He can help you peel away layers of defensiveness to help you and your spouse talk together more compassionately and with understanding. He can help you reconnect in ways you haven’t in a long time


Parent/Child Counseling

When working with children and adolescents, parents play a crucial part in their child’s healing process. Payton offers parent and child counseling to provide an environment for them to effectively communicate and strengthen their relationship with one another. He believes in working alongside parents, offering support and psycho-education to give them the knowledge and tools they need to ensure that the therapeutic progress is being generalized in the home.


Individual Counseling

There is seemingly no end to the curve-balls life can throw at you. Payton can help you navigate whatever difficulties you’re facing by helping you look inside yourself to find effective tools and abilities you didn’t even know you had. These tools not only help for your current challenges but become resources to help you successfully navigate through future challenges as well.

Your Relationship Needs Quality AND Quantity time

We all have busy lives and are trying to juggle many responsibilities.  You don’t need me to tell you what fills your time, but how do we make sure the relationships that matter the most are getting their needs met while meeting the ever growing demands of life as it flies by?  The age old… Continue Reading

5 Signs to know if it is Anxiety or Stress

“Things just stress me out!” Is a common complaint I hear from clients.  While stress is a common thing and often goes away when  circumstances change, there are times when it’s more than just stress.  And that stress can actually be anxiety. When do you need to seek professional help to work on letting go before… Continue Reading

How to Make Valentine’s Day Personal

Can Valentine’s Day be more than just a jaded Hallmark holiday?  At some point, we all get tired of trying to come up with ideas, finding the perfect card or jewelry, or making last minute dinner reservations.  Cards, flowers, and dinner are great ideas, and here are a few more and less ways to make… Continue Reading