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End of Life


  • Austill, Bryan, MA, PhD

    Dr. Bryan Austill has practiced counseling full time since 1986 and has had a private practice in Breckenridge since 1997. He works primarily with adults with half his practice couples therapy and half individuals. He specializes with extra training and credentials in mood disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, end-of-life, chronic illness, integration of spirituality and psychology and premarital counseling. He has worked in highly multicultural settings: Native American reservations, Pacific Islands, Hispanic communities. He has seminary training as well, is United Methodist clergy, and is the Chairperson of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors for a multi-state region (credentialed both in Psychology and Theology). He respects the spiritual journey and traditions of each person who comes to him and does not force his perspectives on anyone. He is willing to coordinate his psychotherapy work with your physician or clergy person in order to treat the whole person. He has training and experience in adoptions, foster care, child protective services, and work with adolescent offenders in institutional and court settings. At this time he limits his work with children to older teens addressing issues of relationships, mood disorders, and the process of becoming independent from parents/caregivers.  

  • Bailey-Kent Funeral Home

    Bailey-Kent Funeral Home is located in Leadville, Colorado.

  • Bristlecone Health Services

    Bristlecone Health Services provides Hospice and Home Health services including: skilled nursing for medication monitoring, wound care, IV care, physical and occupational therapy for rehabilitation and home safety assessments, certified nursing aides for help with personal care like bathing and grooming, social worker to help with community resources and spiritual care all in the comfort of your home. In home hospice services include nurses, social work, spiritual care, bereavement services, bath aides, and volunteers to provide a team to support you and your caregivers in the end of life journey. Grief counseling is also provided individually or in a group setting and is free and open to anyone in the public.

  • Farnum-Holt Funeral Home

    Farnum-Holt Funeral Home is located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

  • Five Wishes and File of Life

    Five Wishes is an excellent tool for letting your family know your end-of-life wishes. Five Wishes packets are available at Bristlecone or at the senior center for $1.00. File of Life contains emergency medical contacts and your medication list. This information is offered for $1.00 through the Senior Center.

  • Foran-Schoenfeld Mortuary

    Foran-Schoenfeld Mortuary is located in Hot Sulphur Springs.