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Westside Behavioral Care / Adolescent and Teen

Adolescent and Teen

Teens and adolescents define a particular developmental stage with many social and family challenges.

Therapists with adolescent counseling experience and training often work with the adolescent and with the adolescent’s family members to make the transition through the teenager stage of life go more smoothly.

Katie Amsberry

Asking for help can seem overwhelming, but you are truly the expert of your own life. I can guide you through feelings of anxiety, depression, and life stressors. We all experience trauma in different ways and with a trauma informed lens and a safe space…

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Joe Barfoot

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Joe Barfoot is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW with over 30 years of experience in therapy with children, adolescents, adults and families. He is originally from the Kansas City area where he was a Supervisor of an adolescent unit at the internationally known Menninger…

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Jeff Nelson

Denver therapist, Jeff Nelson, has been with Westside Behavioral for many years and is a highly experienced, empathetic, and competent therapist. Watch Jeff Nelson’s video here! Jeff Nelson is a licensed clinical social worker with a Bachelor’s in Social Work from Metropolitan State University and…

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Jaurene Blacklock /

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Aurora therapist, Jaurene Blacklock, LPC, CACIII, is a veteran therapist who sees adults, children, families, couples, and adolescents. She is licensed in Colorado as a professional counselor, and she has earned the State’s highest certification for treating alcohol and drug problems, the CACIII. She provides…

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Lisa Elsey

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Come step up your mental health with me. 25 years of experience working with children and families in many different capacities including: outpatient, group, crisis, foster, adoption care systems, and in-home. I work with Individuals of all ages. I treat adults, couples, parents, families, and…

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Julie Bahl

Highlands Ranch therapist, Julie Bahl, LCSW, is a Licensed Therapist with Westside Behavioral Care. She loves providing therapy for adults, adolescents, and families. She also specializes in proving therapy for alcohol abuse and addiction. In Julie’s Bahl’s words about her therapy practice in Highlands Ranch: I…

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Nick Mancini /

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Cherry Creek Therapist in Denver, Nick Mancini, LPC, LMFT, specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy among many other interventions. Personal Description As a Cherry Creek Therapist in Denver, I utilize humor, metaphors, and experiential activities to help you develop the ability to engage in the present…

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Victoria Tucker / /

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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, (LPC) Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC), and Licensed Registered Nurse (RN). I hold a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Denver Seminary and a Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Colorado. My approach to health and well-being is rooted…

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Carolee Nimmer

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Carolee received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English in 1979 from the University of Kansas. She received an MA in Clinical Psychology from Wichita State University, graduating in 1983. She attended Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA and, after her internship at the University of…

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David Karl

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David Karl is a bilingual therapist in Denver able to see English and Spanish speaking patients. English Respecting your culture, empowering you: individuals, couples, families; providing guidance and advice to solve your own problems. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, in private practice, serving Denver…

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Megan Franklin

My name is Megan Franklin and I am a Licensed Psychotherapist practicing in Littleton Colorado. I was born and raised in South Africa, where I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology. I moved to Colorado in 2006, and completedmy MA in Clinical Counseling through the…

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Keith Long

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Therapist in Aurora, Keith Long is licensed in Colorado as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor). He has a Master of Arts Degree in Community Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Midland University, Fremont, Nebraska….

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Lynne McRae

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My name is Lynne McRae, and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional, Certified Community Herbalist, Reiki Master, and Yoga Nidra Teacher. Do you feel overwhelmed by the challenges of life? Stressed out, burned out, coming out? I work well with…

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Eric Hilborn

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Eric Hilborn is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) who provides therapy in Littleton and in the Denver area. He specializes in individual therapy, marital therapy, couples counseling, adolescent therapy and group therapy. Eric provides therapy for adults ages 20 years and older and for teens…

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April Betty

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April is a graduate of Naropa University where she earned her Master of Arts in Somatic Counseling Psychology, with a specialty in Dance/Movement Therapy. April works with people to support the integration of mind, body, and spirit. In addition to verbal dialogue, sensory tracking, breath…

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Laura Shipman /

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Therapist in Lakewood, Laura Shipman, LCSW, CACII, brings an impressive degree of skills and experience to Westside Behavioral Care. In Laura’s Own Words: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Addictions Counselor. I am a therapist in Lakewood with an office convenient…

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Ann Norris /

In my Boulder therapy practice, I am dedicated to providing a supportive, safe environment for clients to work on their own areas of concern. A relational model provides the context for this work, which is guided by each individual’s needs. You can depend on my…

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Jill Alexander

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J.Alexander Counseling was founded on the ideals of compassion, safety, empathy, empowerment, trust, and communication. Together, we will work through any stress, difficulty or challenge that brings you in. I am passionate about working with children, families and individuals from all walks of life. I…

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Rebecca Hickman

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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and have been practicing in the mental health and addiction field since 2006.  I am passionate about working with clients who have experienced trauma around relationships, have attachment issues, codependency, anxiety, depression, addiction, and survivors of abuse. Many people…

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Karen Mikolic

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Karen Mikolic, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified in Neuropsychology. Dr. Mikolic is a compassionate and dedicated therapist providing counseling for children, teenagers, adults and families. Her therapeutic approach draws from her assessment expertise and rich clinical work. She examines, analyzes and successfully…

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Andre’a Kirkland

Perhaps you are here in Colorado surrounded by beauty and a vibrant community that is always seeking the next best thing. It can be an intimidating process to find your purpose and make your mark especially when you’re not feeling like yourself. “I know where…

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Janet Borelli

Are you under stress? Overwhelmed? Do you feel unable to move ahead in your life? would you like to feel more effective with your children or your marriage? I have 30 years experience in individual child and family counseling, as well as couple counseling. I…

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Bonnie Mucklow / /

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Greenwood Village therapist, Bonnie Mucklow, is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed professional counselor (LPC) and Colorado Addictions Counselor (CAC III) who has been with Westside Behavioral Care since its inception in 1998. She is very highly respected here. About Bonnie Mucklow, Licensed…

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Cecilia Kosak /

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Cecilia is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Art Therapist.  She is a Denver native and has been a practicing therapist for over 10 years.  She tailor-makes a therapeutic plan for you to help you find your best self again.  She believes that…

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Susan Monahan

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Susan Monahan is licensed therapist specializing in marriage therapy and couples counseling, child therapy, adolescent therapy, EMDR, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Watch Susan Monahan’s video here! Susan Monahan is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in the field of mental health since 1986…

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Deborah Neisen

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Hello! I look forward to getting to know you and hope that my bio below will help you get to know me as well. I received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois-Springfield, graduated from the University of Denver with a Master’s in…

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Stephanie Small

Stephanie Small is a licensed clinical social worker and nutritionist. She received her BA from Yale University, her MSW from Smith College for Social Work, and certificates in Holistic Nutrition Education and Mental Health Nutrition from Bauman College and the Academy for Addiction and Mental…

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Rachel Rossi

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Rachel is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing therapy with children, teens, adults, couples, and families since 2012. Rachel is also both a Level I and II EMDR trained clinician. Rachel’s approach is compassionate, collaborative, action-oriented and strengths-focused. She specializes in helping children,…

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Stacie Aden

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Stacie Aden is a licensed therapist in Denver with Westside Behavioral Care. Stacie earned her Master of Social Work at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work in 1993 and has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1996. She welcomes working with people from varying backgrounds,…

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Theresa Palermo

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Theresa Palermo earned her Bachelors Degree from the University of Maryland in College Park in 1988. Afterwards, she spent several years working at Chestnut Lodge inpatient Psychiatric hospital in Rockville, Maryland before continuing on to graduate school. Theresa attended Smith College School for Social Work…

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Jonathan Minifie

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Jonathan C. Minifie has more than 20 years of experience working with adolescents. He has worked extensively with adolescents and individuals in school and clinical settings. Mr. Minifie has experience in working with multiple diagnoses including schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar mood disorders, attention deficit…

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Emilie Graham

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I am a relationship-based therapist and your needs shape and guide my approach to our work. As humans, we often internalize beliefs and become stuck in relational patterns. When these beliefs and/or patterns become rigid rather than remaining fluid, our relationships with ourselves and with…

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Traci Rock

Exceptional Lakewood therapy is provided by Traci Rock, LCSW. She is a veteran therapist with special interest in children and families. At times, we all experience circumstances that prompt us to seek unbiased and honest feedback to help us find balance and peace in our…

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Marly Kravetz /

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Marly’s office is in Broomfield, CO, where she sees clients with ages ranging from 3 months to 93 years old. She has worked in community, business & educational settings as well as both inpatient and outpatient hospital programs. She has maintained a private practice since 1989 (in Colorado since 2013).

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Molly Jaques /

Please note: Molly is not accepting new male clients over 18 years old at this time. Molly Jaques is a LPC or Licensed Professional Counselor. She has a BA in Psychology and a Master’s of Counseling from Regis University, graduating with honors. She is trained…

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Phil Stone

Phil Stone, therapist in Littleton, Colorado, has been a therapist for 20 years serving in a variety of settings: Inpatient, Residential, Outpatient and Private Practice. He brings a deep level of empathy and a high level of energy to his clients. Phil uses Cognitive Behavior…

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Shannon Lamb

Shannon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a thriving practice in Old Town Lafayette, CO. She offers adolescents and adults her expertise in anxiety, life transitions, trauma, grief, and abuse recovery. Unlike traditional talk therapy, Shannon’s unique approach invites clients to tune into…

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Michael Gyorffy

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Hello! I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 2007 and have been working in the mental health field for over 20 years. I have a B.A in psychology (Asbury University) and a master’s degree in social work (Spalding University). My clinical experience…

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Jeanette Van Akkeren

Hello! I’m a licensed professional counselor in Westminster, CO with over a decade of experience in the mental health field. I primarily focus on counseling for children (ages 4 and up) and teenagers, as well as families of all shapes and sizes. I utilize play…

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Emily Ringle /

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Hello! My name is Emily Ringle and I am thrilled to be working with Westside Behavioral Care. I hope to work with you on your journey to wellness. I love working with littles. For the entirety of my career, I have worked primarily with children…

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Pamela Boaz

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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker seeing children, teens and adults, as well as families.  I started Forward Family Therapy in 2006 and am currently both the Clinical Director and a clinician at the practice. I graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelors…

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Shannon Hicks / /

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Shannon is a seasoned therapist who graduated in 2007 from Denver Seminary. Shannon has a deep passion for restoring individuals, couples and families. She is certified in Emotionally Focused Couples therapy, family systems, Attachment issues, crisis intervention, trauma, and eating disorders. She has extensive experience…

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Laine Williams

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I started my career as a therapist in inpatient psychiatric hospitals and worked for several years with people suffering from a range of symptoms and illnesses, many of whom had significant trauma histories. My experience has solidified a firm belief that everyone deserves to heal…

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Ashley Seeger

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Hello, I have been practicing as a psychotherapist since 1999 and have developed an expertise in communication skills, empathy and bringing mindful awareness into relationships. I am experienced in providing online therapy using confidential and HIPAA compliant software. I am passionate about helping people understand…

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Diem Phan

Dr. Diem Phan is a Psychologist in the Denver community specializing in using culturally-sensitive Acceptance-Commitment Therapy, Dialectical-Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, interpersonal difficulties, family-of-origin concerns, grief/loss, cultural diversity issues, and trauma across the lifespan. She also specializes in…

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Tracey Andrews

Child and Adolescent Therapist, Tracey Andrews, LCSW, also specializes in seeing adults suffering from problems such as depression, LGBT issues, and PTSD. Watch Tracey’s video here!! Tracey is a licensed clinical social worker who has been in private practice since 1997.  She has a B.A….

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Kimberly Nuffer

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Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? – Mary Oliver, A Summer Day. Trying to figure out your place in the world?  Feeling unsettled? Unsure? Does anxiety, depression, loneliness, dysfunctional relationship patterns, or lack of self-worth get…

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Nicole Woodman

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Nicole is a solution focused therapist. Nicole believes in working together to resolve the challenges you may face in your life. Nicole combines my skills as a Masters level therapist and yoga teacher to create an integrated approach to therapy allowing people to move through…

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Carly Boeselt

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Life often throws us things that we don’t expect, or never think we will have to deal with. Sometimes, it’s more of a life transition that leaves us feeling alone or not knowing where to turn next. I have a passion for joining side by…

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Lisa Dorner-Zupancic

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Therapist in Colorado Springs, Lisa Dorner-Zupancic is a licensed and highly experienced professional therapist serving adults, couples, children, families, and adolescents. In Lisa’s words: I have a master’s degree in Art Therapy and Counseling. I have more than ten years of experience and specialize in…

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Angela Gould

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My first practicum in psychotherapy was in 1977.  I have been practicing for 42 years and still feel a great deal of excitement and dedication to my profession.  Over the years I have worked in a variety of settings:  VA Hospital, Private Psychiatric Hospital, Outpatient…

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Cameron James

Cameron James is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with children and adolescents in nearly every level of care across New Mexico and Colorado; from school-based clinical services to intensive in-home family therapy to in-patient psychiatric care. He uses these experiences at Forward Family Therapy to help…

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Rick Carter

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Rick Carter is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 25 years  experience in the mental health field in counseling.  He received his bachelors degree from Towson State University in Maryland and his masters degree locally in Counseling Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado.  Rick…

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Justin Ryan

Justin Ryan is a licensed professional counselor practicing in the Littleton, CO area. Justin’s focus is to provide support and clinical interventions in a safe and therapeutic environment. Justin believes in empathy, tolerance, and acceptance. Together you will work collaboratively with Justin to address your…

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Lindy Steece

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I am a believer in Dreams.  I believe Life is short and quality counts.  I am curious about your life:  how you handle situations, what feels good or bad, what is happening Now and what went on before.  We will work together in order to…

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