Colleen Conroy, MA, LPC

Colleen Conroy, MA, LPC

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Colleen Conroy

Colleen Conroy, MA, LPC based in Boulder, CO

Colleen Conroy, MA, LPC

How I Work:

Focusing on the individual and their unique capability toward healing is the guiding approach I take in therapy. I work with great curiosity to explore the distractions and negative cycles that may be keeping you stuck. The struggle for clarity is a difficult one to navigate in isolation; together we can look at patterns and behaviors that no longer service you and gently work toward a new, more expansive pathway. The therapeutic process is one of finding balance between the emotional and rational, the mind, body and spirit then bringing that forward into our lives. Bringing meaning and integration to mind, body and spirit is the philosophy I hold in the practice of therapy.

 

Specialty Treatment Areas:

  •     Substance Abuse & Addiction
  •     Trauma Work
  •     Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  •     Anxiety/ Panic Attacks
  •     Depression
  •     Somatic/Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
  •     ADD/ ADHD
  •     Self-Harm
  •     Suicidal Ideation
  •     Anger Management
  •     Impulse Control
  •     Adolescent Challenges
  •     Transitioning Young Adult Challenges
  •     Executive Functioning Issues
  •     Jungian Analysis
  •     Emotional Regulation Issues
  •     Family Work

 

Individual Holistic Psychotherapy:

It seems to me that in order for real change and healing to occur, the mind, body, spirit and brain must all be incorporated into the therapeutic process. Each of our stories is unique and there is no “one-size-fits-all” treatment.         

            Together we can work on:

  • Identifying triggers that put you into a survival state (fight/flight/freeze/collapse), which can contribute to self-defeating patterns.
  • Exploring your relationship to your family of origin.
  • Learning your attachment style and revitalizing your relationships.
  • Developing compassion for all parts of yourself.
  • Creating resources to help calm your nervous system.
  • Loosening the grip of chronic self-judgment.
  • Healing addictive and reactive patterns.
  • Building mindfulness techniques to help you feel more grounded and present. 

Family Work:

Families can benefit from therapy when they experience any stressful  event that may strain family relationships, such as financial hardship, divorce,  or the death of a loved one. In addition, it can be effective in  treating mental health concerns that impact the family as a whole, such  as depression, substance abuse, chronic illness, and food issues, or everyday concerns, like communication problems, interpersonal conflict, or behavioral problems in children and adolescents.

I work with families in an Emotionally-Focused framework, based on the work of Sue Johnson. This approach works from an attachment-based lens to help understand problematic cycles that trigger and maintain issues in the family. It then works to build interactions that that establish safer connection and a calmer, more regulated atmosphere among individuals and in the family system.

            Together we can work on:

  • Building skills for more emotional regulation and a better sense of feeling grounded.
  • Dismantling reactive negative cycles by establishing a more secure base of attachment.
  • Studying the blocks that arise in connection and support.
  • Creating an alliance through effective communication, emotional safety and bonding.

 

Trauma Informed Therapy/ Sensorimotor Psychotherapy:

Dr. Gabor Mate defines trauma as, “a psychic wound that hardens you psychologically that then interferes with your ability to grow and develop. It pains you and then you act out of the pain. It induces fear and then you are acting out of that fear. Trauma is not what happens to you, it’s what happens inside of you as a result of what happened to you.”

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (SP) is a complete therapeutic modality  for trauma and attachment issues. SP welcomes the body as an integral  source of information which can guide resourcing and the accessing and  processing of challenging, traumatic, and developmental experience. SP  is a holistic approach that includes somatic, emotional, and cognitive  processing and integration.

SP enables clients to discover and change habitual physical and  psychological patterns that impede optimal functioning and well-being.  SP is helpful in working with dysregulated activation and other effects  of trauma, as well as the limiting belief systems of developmental  issues.

 SP helps clients cultivate their strengths, while providing enough  challenge to stimulate growth, long lasting change, and well-being.

            Together we can work on:

  • Validating your past hurts and traumas
  • Working though internalized feelings of shame and confusion
  • Identifying and understanding the everyday triggers that put you into a state of fight/flight/freeze/collapse.
  • Healing addictive and reactive patterns
  • Understanding how to process and release traumatic memories and emotions held in the body
  • Creating resources to calm the nervous system and help deal with trauma-related symptoms
  • Alleviating the suffering from emotions like fear, shame and anger

About Me:

Since graduating from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2015, I have been cultivating my therapeutic practices in and out of agencies. I have worked in a transitional program for young adults, AIM House, going on 6 years. The program is structured to help guide young people on garnering enough ego strength to forge a path of independence, while also staying connected and building community. I also worked with their families in assisting with the individuation process through parent coaching and extensive family systems work through an attachment-focused lens. I have been in private practice for going on 7 years. My practice encompasses work with individuals, couples and families and has included a variety of age ranges. In meeting with such an array of unique individuals and tailoring to what they need along the way, I have deepened greatly into various aspects of psychology.

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Andy Yang, MA, LPC

Andy Yang, MA, LPC

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Andy Yang

Andy Yang, LPC Boulder CO

Andy Yang, MA, LPC

 

Connection, understanding, growth, empowerment and fulfillment are basic human needs.  We are naturally hardwired to relate.  When we have these the possibilities are vast and we thrive!  But when we feel disconnected, misunderstood, stuck, and empty, it feels painful and isolating.  We are left yearning for relief, resources and restoration.  In the end we want a sense of balance and sustainability.

I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor that practices in Boulder, Colorado.  I bring a warm, kind, gentle approach to therapy to establish trust, and build a relationship that allows for the supportive you need to progress through your growth.  I use a variety of approaches that tailor to your strengths, creativity and passions for you to get the most out of your journey.

Education Background:
I earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in History from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master’s of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary. During my graduate program, I participated in a yearlong internship with Providence Network working with individuals and families coming out of homelessness, and provided counseling services to children and moms rebuilding from domestic violence, as well as group therapy for men recovering from addictions.   Since attaining my licensure, I have continuously sought further education and trainings to enhance my practice, and be a better provider of care to clients.

Work Background:
For two years post-graduation, I provided in-home therapy services and led behavioral coaches as we worked extensively with a variety of families, adolescents, and children in the foster system with histories of trauma, abuse, dependency and neglect. I have been in private practice since 2015. I have experience working with the family as a whole, as well as with each individual family member to meet their needs in seeking healing. In addition, I am a full time Youth Pastor where I continue to work with kids and make a difference in the community.

Specialty Areas:
Child and Adolescent Development, Parenting, Depression, Anxiety, EMDR, Adjustment and Transitions, Self-Esteem, Emotional Intelligence, Childhood work

Client Populations:
Children, Adolescents, Adults, Parents, Highly Sensitive People

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Kristina Radnoti, MA, LPC

Kristina Radnoti, MA, LPC

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Kristina Radnoti

Kristina Radnoti, MA, LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor working in Boulder, Colorado. I have over 7 years of experience in the mental health field. These experiences include: providing neurofeedback for individuals with addiction, PTSD, and ADD/ADHD at a substance abuse rehabilitation center, mentoring young adults in a day treatment program, working with adults in a home-based recovery program, teaching emotional regulation skills groups for teens and adults, and seeing individuals in private practice. 

I have a warm, gentle and intuitive approach. My work is founded on the belief that each human being has the inherent qualities that fully serve them in healing trauma, emotional dysregulation, and conflict. My work is also informed by modern neuroscience research, which shows that psychological change happens in relationship through present moment connection and awareness. I believe that therapy offers a unique opportunity to experience this type of connection in a way that provides lasting change. I start by building a safe, welcoming and trusting relationship with my clients. I utilize my training in a variety of modalities including: mindfulness, attachment theory, interpersonal neurobiology, EMDR and DBT to tailor an approach to meet each client’s unique needs. I am passionate about helping adolescents, young adults and adults develop new awareness, skills, and confidence to lead a life worth living. 

Educational Background: I received a Bachelors of Arts in Transpersonal Psychology from Naropa University in 2008. In 2016, I completed a Masters of Arts in Contemplative Psychotherapy at Naropa University. I have advanced training in EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), and Authentic Relating communication. 

Specialty Treatment Areas: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, Self-harm, Mood Disorders, School Issues, Grief and Loss, OCD, Panic Disorder, Sexual Abuse/Assault, Social Isolation, Spiritual Emergency, Stress Management, Transitional Issues, Mentoring

My Practice:

Individuals

Teens: Navigating the teen years is a complex and difficult road. Oftentimes, this period is characterized by challenging moods and behaviors. Some teens experience more extreme forms of dysregulation that include: impulsive behavior, self-harm, panic and phobias, OCD, and suicidal ideation/attempts. While it is commonly known that the majority of brain development occurs in early childhood, studies show that the most advanced parts of the brain don’t complete their development until adolescence is over. The teenager’s brain is undergoing massive amounts of change, growth, and re-organization of patterns that will influence the rest of their lives. I offer individual psychotherapy for teenagers, which provides a safe space to experience support as they navigate their worlds. Having an external space where your teen can express their emotions and thoughts outside of friends and parents can be a crucial part of their growth, safety, and development. 

Trauma: I specialize in working with individuals who have experienced trauma using EMDR therapy. EMDR is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. Repeated studies show that by using EMDR therapy people can experience the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference. The net effect is that clients conclude EMDR therapy feeling empowered by the very experiences that once debased them. Clients find that their wounds have not just closed, they have transformed. 

Transition: We often seek therapy when we’re ready for change and part of our life has become unbalanced. A feeling of discontent, depression, or anxiety may have lasted a lifetime, or may have been initiated by a transitional change, such as loss of a relationship or career, or a yearning to grow beyond where we have been stuck. Working through transition involves many different emotions such as grief, anger, denial, confusion. The crux of what I do is help you integrate the various parts that make up your whole being; your emotional, mental, physical and spiritual selves. I use a variety of methods to help facilitate this process, validated by latest neuroscience research. By beginning to integrate the various aspects of your being, you will begin to trust your natural capacity to thrive.

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Caroline Scheiber, PhD, MA

Caroline Scheiber, PhD, MA

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Caroline Scheiber

THERAPY SERVICES:

Counseling for Depression, Anxiety, and Disordered Eating: Do you or a loved one feel depressed and anxious for no apparent reason? Is it difficult to get out of bed in the mornings and get excited about things you used to love doing? Do you feel all alone and as though nobody understands your struggles? Or do you feel awkward in social situations and tend to overthink things and assume the worst? If any or all of these apply to you, you may be struggling with depression and anxiety.

As a Stanford trained clinical psychologist, I offer psychotherapy to adolescents and adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, and disordered eating habits. I will help you explore your inner world and create awareness by providing compassionate guidance. Through my ability to read between the lines, I can see you and help you better understand yourself. My approach to therapy is both insight-oriented and skill-based. As a researcher and clinician, I am able to apply the most up-to-date evidence-based treatments to help you find a way back to a fulfilling and satisfying life. We will work through subconscious barriers and challenges that may interfere with your joy in life, growth, and path to healing.

Counseling for Coping with Cancer and Other Serious Medical Conditions: I specialize in working with individuals and their family members who suffer from serious medical conditions such as cancer. Let’s work together through the emotional struggles associated with the diagnosis of a physical illness. Emotional difficulties can appear at any stage in the treatment process and sometimes only surface once all treatments are completed. I will help you better cope with anxiety and worries associated with your condition and help you make sense of your disease productively to find your way back to a fulfilling life. I have extensive experience working with oncology patients and their family members. I also offer caregiver support. Furthermore, I help adolescents cope with the physical illness of a parent and I work with loss and grief following the passing of a loved one.

Counseling for Managing Divorce, Separation and Custody Proceedings: I have expert knowledge in divorce, separation and custody proceedings. I offer both psychological and neuropsychological forensic assessments as well as therapy services for adolescents and adults who are impacted by divorce or separation. No matter the reasons, going through a separation or divorce can be overwhelming for everyone involved. It can feel like your and your children’s entire worlds have been turned upside down which makes it difficult to function throughout the day. Many research studies have shown that people who undergo divorce face a variety of physiological and psychological difficulties including grief, anger, frustration, anxiety, disappointment, and more.

Divorce is associated with financial hardship, and an increase in depression as people experience loss of partner, hopes and dreams, and lifestyle. But there are things you can do to get through this difficult adjustment and I am here to help. Sharing feelings with a counselor or therapist can help you get through this period. Isolation can raise your stress levels, reduce your concentration, and get in the way of your work, relationships and overall health. Contact me for an initial consultation session and let me help you get back on your feet. I am also here to support your children through this period of adjustment.

Dignity Therapy: Dignity therapy is a short therapy program which involves the creation of a memoir based on your life’s legacy. We will put into words the meaning and purposes of your life. Your story will be made into a bound book which can be shared with loved ones. Dignity Therapy is designed for patients who are facing a life-threatening illness, seniors who would like to reflect over their lives and help them with challenges that may accompany the process of aging, and anybody else who enjoys giving thought to their life’s legacy, discuss values and lessons learned, and those who would like to leave a message for loved ones in a narrative document.

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT SERVICES:

I provide a variety of assessment services, including psychological and mental health evaluations for custody, divorce, and separation proceedings, adoption evaluations, and neurocognitive assessments.

With 19 publications, I am an expert in psychometric methodology and theory. I conduct high-quality psychological evaluations for adults and adolescents to help inform treatment or for legal purposes, such as custody proceedings. I also provide expert court testimonies as needed.

I pride myself in my ability to conduct thorough and astute psychological assessments, where I systematically examine the information gathered from an assessment and weave it into a comprehensive and complete picture of the individual’s competencies, struggles, and capabilities. Recommendations are based on all the assessment results and on interviews conducted with the individual being evaluated, peers, family, attorneys and others who may be able to shed light on the individual as a complex, unique being. This person-centered, thorough and caring approach to testing, coupled with my expertise in psychometric and measurement, helps me understand the individual in an objective and accurate manner with focus on individual strengths. The results of the tests will help inform and develop a treatment plan to facilitate success in your life.

Visit my website for more details:

psychologycolorado.com

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Charlie Wright, LSP

Charlie Wright, LSP

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Charlie Wright

Charlie Wright, LSP

Charlie is a Colorado Department of Education credentialed school psychologist who has maintained both a private practice and employment in the public school system for more than twenty years.

He is a past president of the Colorado Society of School Psychologists, has co-authored two professional journal articles on the Content of Undergraduate Transpersonal Psychology Courses and Reasons for not Reporting Peak Experiences. In addition, he was employed by the Institute of Behavioral Genetics to assess cognition for a long term study that focused on learning disabilities.

As a psycho-educational diagnostician, Charlie’s goal is to effectively integrate intellectual abilities, academic skills, and personality characteristics, in developing an effective treatment plan to address the client’s area(s) of concern. In addition, executive functioning abilities, as well as attention/inattention skills, are also evaluated. The assessment process enables the client to gain a comprehensive understanding of how these factors impact their educational performance, employment expectations, interpersonal relationships and their intrapersonal self perceptions or self esteem.

Clients can schedule a free telephone consultation to review their individual concerns and help to determine if psychometric assessment is warranted. If so, an initial intake meeting with a structured interview will be scheduled to help determine what specific tests are indicated, depending on the specific questions that the client wants answered. As noted above Charlie is trained to assess intelligence, attentional impairments, achievement, and to provide personality/emotional profiles.

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