Darby Goodspeed Ransom, LPC
Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science; University of Wyoming
Master of Science in Counselor Education, University of Wyoming
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC #959), State of Wyoming Licensing Board
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Mental Health and Substance Use Counseling; Individual Therapy- Child, Adolescent and Adult; Couples, Family and Group Therapy
Darby Goodspeed Ransom supports individuals through their counseling journey utilizing individual, couple, family, and group counseling. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2006, and has experience working with clients ranging in ages from 5 to 95. She is currently the Clinical Director for Rawlins and Thermopolis offices.
Darby set out on a career path in the behavioral health field, after completing her undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Wyoming. Through her experience as a college student athlete, she recognized the need and importance of both mental health and interpersonal counseling. She was accepted to the Master’s Program at the University of Wyoming and graduated in 2005. She then began an internship as a substance abuse counselor in which she was able to treat both athletes and non-athletes for mental health and substance use.
Darby went on to work in various settings including residential treatment facilities, trauma services, outpatient settings, schools, and vocational counseling. She also gained experience in clinical supervision, as well as clinical auditing for state compliance.
She enjoys working with clients throughout their individualized journey of spirituality, stage of life changes, substance use, mental health, self-worth, over all well-being and motivation.
Darby has extensive experience working with clients experiencing life challenges, mental health issues and substance use disorders. Darby believes in helping clients to find their voice and teaching them how to effectively utilize that voice to advocate and empower themselves, both in life and through any challenges they may face. She utilizes best practice treatment modalities including Client Centered, Solution Focused, Motivational Interviewing, and Choice Theory, among others.
Darby was born and raised in Wyoming. She enjoys spending time with her family doing various outdoor activities. She is an alumni of the University of Wyoming and participated in track and field for the University. She has great pride in this state and the great people here.