Receptionist 303-986-4197
M – F • 8:30am – 5:00pm

Specialties

Westside Behavioral Care / Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD is a term describing a cluster of symptoms that occur after and as a result of trauma such as that experienced through combat, rape and assault. Victims of this disorder often complain of emotional numbing and of re-experiencing the traumatic circumstances through dreams, nightmares, flashbacks, and/or startled reactions.

Kara Johnson

Navigating the world can be murky, difficult and anxiety inducing. Often, there isn’t a clear path. Clients come to me when they are overwhelmed with anxiety and depression as it relates to gender identity issues, LQBTQ issues, trauma, and career frustration. In my office, clients…

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Dave Bakulski /

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Dave Bakulski is a Lakewood therapist who hails from Golden and currently has a practice location in Lakewood, Colorado. His office location is convenient to Golden, Wheat Ridge, Arvada, Edgewater, Lakewood, Westminster, and Denver West. As a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addictions Counselor, Dave…

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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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Lynda Hilburn /

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Boulder therapist, Lynda Hilburn, also has an office in Westminster, Colorado. Lynda Hilburn is a Boulder therapist and a Westminster therapist. Her office locations are convenient to Broomfield, Erie, Lafayette, Louisville, Superior, Thornton, Northglenn, Longmont, Niwot, Lyons, Arvada and North Denver. As a Licensed Professional…

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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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Janet Coutts /

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Therapist in Wheat Ridge, Janet Coutts, provides EMDR and other forms of therapy for depression, addictions, PTSD, anxiety, and many other problems. Janet Coutts, mental health therapist, also provides cognitive behavioral therapy in her Wheat Ridge office. This location is convenient to the Highlands, Denver,…

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Karen Hauser

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Karen Hauser is a licensed Denver therapist and clinical social worker (LCSW). She is a highly valued, clinical therapist with Westside Behavioral Care and has been with us for many years. In addition to her extensive background in therapy, Karen cares very deeply about her…

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Gillian Kaag

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I am a licensed psychologist who graduated with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Miami University in Oxford, OH and a BA from Middlebury College in VT. I have built my career around developing deep expertise and experience in traumatic stress and PTSD, depression, relationship…

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Nancy A. Gunzner /

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I am a native born in Colorado, have been married for 25+ years, have two adult male children, am located in Wheat Ridge, and am bilingual to the language of Spanish for many years. I have worked in the Criminal Justice System at the First…

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Susie Martinez /

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I am committed to providing compassionate and individualized psychotherapy in a warm, safe and accepting environment. In our work together we will strive to bring about the emotional growth, change and healing you desire. I use a flexible and integrative approach to therapy within an…

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Ellie Bergmann / /

NOTE: Ellie does not have evening availability for new clients at the moment. Please contact our receptionist at 303-986-4197 to find a therapist that meets your scheduling needs. Ellie Bergmann is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) who brings over…

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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

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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Kelly Cote /

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Addictions Counselor, and EMDR trained therapist. I have been in the field for over 10 years and have worked in a variety of giving me a wide range of experience. Some areas I specialize in are grief and…

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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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Anna Rocio Brown /

Anna Rocio Brown, bilingual therapist, is a licensed mental health counselor, a trauma specialist in Eye Movement Desensitization Re-Processing Level II (EMDR), a certified addictions counselor (CAC III), a dancing mindfulness facilitator and an affective education counselor for adults. She works with adult groups and…

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Sarah Page

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Sarah Page, LCSW, provides therapy in Lakewood. Click here to watch Sarah’s video! Sarah Page is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and provides therapy in Lakewood with a private practice office located at 950 Wadsworth Blvd. Suite 201, Lakewood, Colorado 80214. Her office is…

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Keith Long

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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Kellee Clark

Kellee is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Play Therapist, Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, and EMDR Certified clinician. Kellee has been providing therapy services to children, families, and adults since 2010. Kellee has worked in a variety of settings including: providing therapy to those…

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Rhiana Holmes

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My master’s degree in international disaster psychology enables me to be trained in helping people from all walks of life. I am a trauma therapist by trade, but I have also found a liking to helping people achieve work/life balance, improve self-esteem, and recover from…

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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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Molly Esterl-Byrne

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My name is Molly Esterl-Byrne, LCSW. I have been providing therapeutic services for the past 33 years in the Denver-metro area. I graduated from the University of Denver with a Master of Social Work in 1988 and have been licensed as a Clinical Social Worker…

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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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Cheryl Lispi

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Cheryl has spent several decades as a psychotherapist/counselor in both the public and private mental health systems. She has worked with clients from all walks of life as well as levels of problems and issues. She enjoys working with depression, trauma, grief and loss, domestic…

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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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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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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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Rachel LaMorte

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I utilize a compassionate approach to counseling while integrating humor, empowerment, and challenging questions to assist you with developing awareness and moving forward from feeling stuck.  Whether you are experiencing difficulties with depression, drug and alcohol use, relationship issues, traumatic events, work/life balance, life transitions…

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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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Patrick Duiven

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Whether you’re dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, or a combination of all of these, it’s important to know that psychotherapy offers hope for a brighter future. I strive to give each person the experience of being clearly seen and deeply understood. Through interactive inquiry…

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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

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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Kristy Davis /

Therapist in Cherry Creek, Kristy Davis is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified addiction counselor (CAC III). She provides individual therapy with an emphasis on addiction, substance dependency (including court-ordered testing), anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. Kristy holds a master’s in social work…

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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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Stephanie Berliant

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Attention is one of the most powerful gifts we can give. This philosophy drives my practice. I strive to listen well, to understand you, to find the good that has been ignored or buried, and to name themes and beliefs that keep you stuck. I…

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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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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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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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Kathie Deschaine

Hi – I’m Kathie Deschaine. I believe in the power of connection – in putting myself in your shoes in order to more deeply understand who you are and what you are seeking.  I have been in the field for 36 years and in that…

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Kristina Normann

I am a licensed clinical social worker and addictions counselor with nine years of experience working in the field of mental health and addictions. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, life transition issues, trauma, and addiction. I use techniques such as mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy…

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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 / /

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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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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