About Dennis Kuik

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My Story

My name is Dennis Kuik, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a virtual private counseling practice working with individuals and couples.  In my early teens, I was greatly inspired by my mom (nurse) and my father (teacher/counselor) to help others.  I went on to get my Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a Masters in Social Work from the Jane Addams School of Social Work.  I have worked in mental health in a residential setting, community mental health program, mental health courts, pain clinic, and as a behavioral health therapist in private practice. Through these experiences, I have worked with adults from age 19-80 with diagnoses such as; anxiety, depression, PTSD, and borderline personality disorder. 

My Areas of Special Interest:

  • Anxiety-panic, social anxiety, phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anger (i.e. road rage)

My Therapeutic Approaches

  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Mindfulness Based Therapy

My Education & Experience


  • Masters of Social Work (1989)
  • Bachelors of Social Work (1987)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California and Colorado


Upon completing my Master’s degree, I worked in an adult residential setting with mental health issues. Following that I worked in the mental health and chemical dependency courts. After which I worked in a community health program that focused on adults with mental health issues.  For a brief period, I worked in an inpatient psychiatric unit.  In June 2019, I took a leap into the solo private practice on a parttime basis which moved to full-time in February 2020. 

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