Pronouns: he, him, his Director Frank is a licensed psychologist who joined the Counseling Center in January of 2016 as the director. He received his
Master of Social Welfare (MSW) at the University of California, Berkeley and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from University of Colorado Boulder. Frank has worked in a variety of settings including university counseling centers, community mental health, non-profit organizations, and national mental health advocacy settings. Areas of expertise include multicultural counseling and services, community-based mental health services, community psychology, diversity training, and blended/integrative (health and behavioral health) care.
Pronouns: she, her, hers Assistant Director Amanda is a full-time clinician and clinical supervisor. She is a licensed professional counselor specializing in couples, families, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, and challenges associated with major life events/transitions. She received a Master in Counseling Psychology from CU Denver and holds a BA in Psychology and English from CU Boulder.
Pronouns: they, them, theirsClinical Counselor/Veteran Specialist Dianna is a full-time licensed professional counselor, specializing in veteran and military populations. Dianna received their Master in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Campbell University and their Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They are also a nationally-certified counselor. In addition to their military specialization, Dianna's areas of expertise include anxiety reduction, depression recovery, EMDR, mindfulness-based stress reduction, and queer and non-binary populations.
Pronouns: she, her, hersPsychotherapist Heather Hurd joined the Counseling Center in 2016 as a full-time licensed therapist after 21 years working primarily with adolescents. Heather's clinical experience includes individual, group, and family therapy with a focus on the adolescent female population and topics specific to them. Heather is a graduate of Spelman College and earned her Master in Counseling Psychology from CU Denver.
Pronouns: she, her, hersPsychotherapist Heather Aberle is a licensed professional counselor, psychotherapist, and certified practitioner of Rapid Resolution Therapy. Heather is the Trauma Specialist at the Counseling Center and is on campus part-time. She also has a private practice working with adolescents and adults. Heather completed her master's degree at CU Denver. She specializes in Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) which is designed to quickly and painlessly "clear" the distress associated with trauma or other disturbing events. Heather utilizes RRT to address symptoms associated with PTSD, anxiety, panic, depression, guilt, grief and loss, phobias, abuse, and assault.
Pronouns: she, her, hers Clinical Counselor Katelyn is a full-time clinician and clinical supervisor. She received her Master in Counseling Psychology from CU Denver and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University. Katelyn is a licensed professional counselor and specializes in individual adults who have been impacted by chronic or acute trauma, grief and loss, depression, and anxiety.
Pronouns: she, her, hersPsychotherapist Kristen is a full-time licensed professional counselor and psychotherapist at the Counseling Center. Kristen received her Master of Education and Education Specialist in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Florida. She also received her BS in Psychology and BA in Sociology from the University of Florida. Kristen works with both individuals and groups and specializes in anxiety, depression, substance abuse concerns, radical self-acceptance and the use of creativity and mindfulness in therapy.
Pronouns: she, her, hersStaff Psychologist Stephanie received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kansas and has since worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the Vassar College Counseling Center. She enjoys working with the college population, as it is a prime time for identity exploration and development as well as refining self-care and healthy coping strategies. Stephanie has a background in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy, and mindfulness-based empirically supported treatments. In her spare time, she enjoys exercise and teaching yoga.