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Rex West

1120-AIMHouse-0025 Rex West, MA, LPC Therapist

Rex is a therapist at AIM House. He joined AIM House in 2012 as a therapist combining 20 years of experience as an educator and counselor. Rex holds a masters degree in transpersonal counseling psychology from Naropa University and a masters degree in education from the University of Colorado. He cultivates integrated health in an environment that is client-centered and grounded in the principle of basic goodness of all human beings. Rex utilizes deep and compassionate listening to create reflective and effective support of his clients’ goals. He brings a passion for integrating many years of mindfulness and meditation practice with his knowledge of brain neurology into the therapeutic relationship. Rex specializes in working with couples and families through the co-counseling model. He also works with clients with brain injuries and their families. Rex is a hospice volunteer and the founder of Ground Counseling. At AIM House, Rex focuses on cultivating reparative relationships with each of the young men that he works with as they begin to realize the life they want to live. Rex is a Boulder native, who loves to travel and has lived in many other places, such as New York City, Oaxaca, Mexico, and Costa Rica. He lives in Boulder with his wife, Sue, his son Jivan, and their dachshund Joey. Rex loves to be with his family, work in his garden, hike, see live music and football games with Jivan, speak Spanish, indulge his passion for film, and cultivate his Zen practice.