Associates in Behavioral Counseling was founded in 1999 and provides a comfortable, confidential, & therapeutic atmosphere for Adults, Adolescents, Children, Couples, and Families. Through our commitment, experience, and expertise, Associates in Behavioral Counseling has established relationships with our clients that will last a lifetime! Our licensed therapists provide counseling for such issues as:

  • Anger Management Counseling
  • Anxiety and/or Depression Therapy
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy ( DBT )
  • Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and/or Alcohol Counseling
  • Eating Disorders Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing ( EMDR )
  • Faith-based Counseling
  • Grief Counseling
  • Immigration Hardship Psychological Evaluation (English and Spanish)
  • Life Changes
  • Love & Logic ® Parenting Classes
  • Marriage & Couples Counseling
  • Overeaters Group Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Parental Responsibilities Evaluations
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Testing
  • PTSD
  • Sexual Compulsivity and/or Addiction Counseling
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Trauma & Abuse Therapy

Please browse our website for details regarding the services we offer and the specialties of each therapist. If you would like to schedule a brief complimentary consultation in order to determine which of our therapists you would feel most comfortable with please contact us at our office in Grand Junction, Colorado at (970) 245-3212 today. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have, offer suggestions, and assist you in scheduling.


Associates in Behavioral Counseling was founded in 1999 by Dr. Linda Starbird, Dr. Gary Schreiner, and Teresa Goodman. Since that time, the original founders of Associates in Behavioral Counseling have retired. In 2012, Dr. Bruce Bishop took over leadership of the practice, along with his wife Dr. Susan Becker.   Dr. Bishop has over 20 years of practice experience and Dr. Becker is a Professor of Psychology at the Colorado Mesa University.

Associates of the practice include: Timothy Landis, LCSWMatt Pettit, MS, Suzanne J. Goudzwaard, PsyD, Lindsay Ishman, LCSW, and Cheri LeFevre, LPC.

Associates in Behavioral Counseling