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    Janelle Washburne, LCSW, LMFT, CST: An Experienced Individual and Couples Sex Therapist Based in Denver, CO

    -Are you feeling alone in your life and long to feel more connected? 

    -Do you feel depressed or anxious and want to feel more alive? 

    -Do you feel like roommates in your relationship and want to get the spark back?

    -Does trying to communicate with each other feel like a landmine?

    -Has your sex life gone dead in your marriage due to work, kids, stress and/or a busy lifestyle?

    Your mental health and relationship are as important as your physical health!! Let’s give your relationship, sex life and mental health the attention that it deserves. Therapy is like going to the gym but for your mind and relationship. 

    Hello, I’m Janelle Washburne, my passion is to help couples and individuals navigate their unique life challenges. I love helping people foster a healthier, happier, more connected satisfying sex life and relationships. I bring years of training, experience, skill, and empathy to my practice, ensuring that you receive the personalized attention and care that you deserve.

    As a sought after and well seasoned individual, couple, and sex therapist, in Denver Colorado, I bring 15 years of clinical experience to my practice. I am also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist.

    I also provide clinical supervision for many pre-licensed and post- licensed Marriage and Family therapists and AASECT Sex Therapists in Colorado. I have also taught Human Sexuality at the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver and Couples and Sex Therapy courses at the Denver Family Institute.

    The Benefits of Engaging in Therapy with Janelle Washburne

    Words clients have used to describe Janelle are warm, thoughtful, intelligent, creative, insightful and “transformational” in their work together.

      Here’s more of what you can expect when you work with Janelle: 

    • Collaboration, understanding, tools and skill building.
    • A safe place to feel heard and understood
    • Coaching to encourage a deeper understanding and communication with your partner
    • Increased emotional and sexual intimacy
    • Practicing tools and techniques to manage and resolve conflicts
    • Renewed connection and increased satisfaction in your relationship
    • Support during life transitions such as engagement, living together, marriage, being empty nesters, divorce, career changes, menopause, etc.

    Specialized Couples Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Couples Intensives in Denver

    As a passionate AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) Certified Sex Therapist, I offer traditional couples therapy and sex therapy designed to address your unique relationship dynamics. My multidisciplinary approach ensures you receive the most effective coaching and therapy tailored to your specific needs, fostering improved communication, renewed intimacy, and a stronger connection with your partner.

    In addition to conventional therapy, I offer Accelerated Couples Intensive reconnection retreats. You don’t need to spend months or years in weekly couples therapy, my Couples Intensives provide a place to connect with each other in a more productive and healing way. Together we’ll achieve in a single day what traditional therapy often takes months to accomplish. The retreat, customized to your relationship, provide a comprehensive and experiential approach to restoring harmony, love and intimacy to your relationship FAST. Follow up sessions are encouraged to maintain your progress.


    “There is nothing more important than self-awareness and self-understanding to bringing peace and compassion to our relationships and to our world.” David Daniels, MD


    *I welcome people of all faiths (or none), ethnicities, cultures, race, LGBTQ+, gender identities and relationship configurations. *

    Janelle Washburne, LCSW, LMFT, CST-S (she, her, hers)

    About Janelle Washburne

    With over 15 years of experience in individual therapy, couples therapy and sex therapy, I bring a wealth of knowledge and compassion to my practice. I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor (CST-S).

    In addition to my clinical experience with clients and supervising newer couples sex therapists, I’ve served as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work and the Denver Family Institute (therapist training center) teaching Couples Sex Therapy courses. 

    I take pride in being a lifelong learner, continuously broadening my expertise in a variety of therapeutic concepts, understandings, tools and techniques (that work) to ensure the most effective and personalized therapy experience for YOU. I continue to do my own therapy work which helps me be a better human for you. 

    In my free time I love to spend time with my partner, adult children and their spouses, my friends, my black lab Buddy, hiking, meditating, reading, podcasts, gardening or playing in the mountains.