Professional Bio


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2003
  • M.A. Masters in Counseling Psychology, University of Colorado at Denver, 1991
  • B.A. History, The College of Santa Fe, New Mexico 1978

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Certifications and Expertise

Practice Licensure

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Colorado

Professional Memberships

  • American Counseling Association (ACA)

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests
  • Grief Therapy

Recent Publications

Fidel-Rice, A. The Alchemy of Grief:  Embracing Mourning through Grace.  A depth psychological approach to grief.  LuLu Press, 2014.

Recent Presentations

Fidel-Rice, A. (August 15, 2013) Choose Your “Ropes” Wisely: The Courage to Practice Civility and Self-Care. Regis University Nursing Faculty, Denver CO. 

Fidel-Rice, A. (2013) When Professionals Experience Grief and Stress.  Eating Disorder Foundation. Denver, CO.

Fidel-Rice, A. (2013) Life and Death Loss.  Parkview Congregational Church.  Aurora, CO.

Fidel-Rice, A. (2013) Leader/Facilitator: Celebrating the Feminine. Eleven day retreat educating women on the Inca and Quechan cultures. Sacred Valley, Peru.

Fidel-Rice, A. (2012)  Expanding our Understanding of Grief. Children’s Hospital Colorado.  Aurora, CO.


Community Involvement and Service

  • Pro Bono Psychotherapy in Private Practice (3 hours/month 1993--present)