Cairn Counseling

About Steve

A resident of Colorado for 19 years, Steve Garufi earned his B.A. in Political Science at Montclair State University in New Jersey in 1994 and gained his Masters in Counseling at Denver Seminary in 2002. He has been a Licensed Professional Counselor (#4201) since 2005.

For over 15 years, Steve has practiced in a variety of clinical contexts, including community mental health, outpatient drug/alcohol addiction work, homeless ministry, a residential facility for troubled teens, and a private Christian counseling practice in Salida, Colorado.

His particular areas of interest include healing from trauma and abuse; support for spouses and partners of narcissists, abusers, and addicts; divorce recovery; depression and anxiey; overcoming shame; and fatherlessness.

An avid outdoorsman, Steve enjoys hiking, cycling, mountain climbing and exploring the beautiful landscapes of the American West. Steve has also bicycled across the USA three times, the latest in 2017 under the trip name of The Bike Ride For Empathy. He has authored a memoir about his first trip titled Under a Triumphant Sky: A Bike Across America Story.


Steve Garufi, LPC
Phone: 719-221-4477

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