Dr. Marika Bower


Dr. Marika Bower, PsyD. is a licensed psychologist with a doctorate in clinical psychology and a speciality in trauma therapy and Existential/Humanistic psychology. She has experience working with individuals, couples, and families, and in treating those who are experiencing anxiety, depression and symptoms related to PTSD/ trauma. She is co-owner of the Center for Depth Psychotherapy, LLC and assists those who are struggling with crisis in their lives.

Dr. Bower specializes in individual and couples therapy, with a special focus on PTSD and the LGBT population. She has worked with emergency first responders and presented at national conferences and workshops on topics such as trauma treatment, vicarious trauma, campassion fatigue, sexual orientation and diversity issues. Dr. Bower created a dual diagnosis program for military veterans with substance abuse issues and has coauthored psychology articles and book chapters.


  • Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the University of the Rockies
  • Master of Arts in Psychology from the Colorado School of Professional Psychology
  • Bachelors of Arts in Sociology/ Criminology from Colorado State University

License, Certifications & Awards :

  • Colorado Psychologist License, Psy3898
  • EMDR provider, Level II
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Therapist
  • Steward of In-Depth Communication from the International Institute for Humanistic Studies

Additional Training:

  • EMDR provider, Level II
  • Gold Rush Transgender Conference, Gender Identity Center of Colorado
  • Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Southern Colorado Leadership Academy

Professional Activities and Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Humanistic Psychology, APA Division 32
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual. & Transgender Issues, APA Division 44
  • The World Professional Association for Transgender Health
  • Psychological Society of the Pikes Peak Region

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