Alpine Roots Counseling is a private mental health practice in Sheridan, Wyoming that specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, and other related mental health issues. Alpine Roots Counseling was founded in 2020 by Rachel Payne, LPC, and has provided treatment to a wide variety of clients in our community and around the state.

Our mission is to

To provide a place of growth, inspiration, and autonomy by expanding how people can benefit through the experience of therapy.

We help people to recognize the connections between their experiences, beliefs, and feelings to who they are at this point in their lives and teach skills to strengthen their relationship with others and themselves.

We offer to each and every one of our clients

A space to process and receive validation.

Introduce new perspectives and explore core beliefs.

Build the confidence to cultivate connection and purpose.

Teach skills that are relatable and beneficial.

Provide high-quality person centered therapy.


Focus of Therapy

Alpine Roots Counseling treats the following:



Grief & Loss

LGBTQ Affirmative Therapy

Complex and Developmental Trauma, All Therapists are trained or certified in EMDR

Interpersonal Issues 


Self Esteem

Mood Disorders

Issues Related to Shame and Guilt

Stress related to current and on-going events