About John Harder, LCSW, ACSW


  • Directed a program that was a National Institute of Mental Health demonstration project
  • Provided and supervised treatment in a fifty-five bed residential treatment center
  • Directed a twenty bed in-patient psychiatric unit for adolescents
  • Studied with one of the masters of family therapy, Salvador Minuchin, M.D.
  • Practiced independently for nineteen years

Community and Volunteer Service:

  • Present Board member of: Mental Health America--Pueblo, Suicide Prevention Service
  • Past Board member of: Lake County (Montana) Crisis Service, American Mental Health Association of Montana, Adams County (Illinois) Family Service Agency
  • Pro-Bono services in Pueblo, Colorado


  • Practicum Instructor: Washington University's George Warren Brown School of Social Work
  • Practicum Instructor: St. Louis University School of Social Work