Karen Hall

Tharakesh Palanisamy, LPC

Tharakesh Palanisamy is a mental health and substance use therapist at Cortez Integrated Healthcare.


Cortez Integrated Healthcare

691 E. Empire

About Tharakesh Palanisamy, LPC, CAC


Tharakesh Palanisamy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) at Cortez Integrated Healthcare. He has a Masters in Psychology and his treatment approach is based in CBT, Solution-Focused, and Attachment-based. He has specialized training in Buddhist Psychology and Zen therapy. He also facilitates substance use, recovery groups. Tharakesh provides therapy for high-school-aged students and adults.

He is originally from India and has lived in Colorado since 2000. He started treating patients in 2003. He enjoys tennis, yoga, meditation.

When asked about what he hopes to accomplish, he said, “I hope to make a meaningful difference in the lives of my clients!”

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