Quail Lake Clinic

Medical Staff

Psychiatrist

CEO, Medical Director

Charles Weber, DO is a board certified psychiatrist practicing from the Family Care Center (FCC) in Colorado Springs. He is exploring telemedicine options, especially for those remote Veterans. His primary focuses are assisting the DoD family members and Veterans, and increasing the psychiatric health for all of Colorado Springs. He is increasing the number of insurances he accepts with TRICARE being the primary but not solely focus. Dr....

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Psychiatrist

Dr. Avallone is a caring and compassionate psychiatrist. He spent 15 years in the Army prior to working at the Family Care Center. He is passionate about helping patients achieve their health and wellness goals, and to become happier and more productive in their daily lives. His clinical philosophy aims to determine the root cause of the presenting problem, and not just mask symptoms with medications. He has been instrumental in developing...

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Joelle is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. As a Colorado native, she attended undergraduate school at Regis University in Denver and graduate school at the University of Colorado at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. She is passionate about serving the community of Colorado Springs and strives to provide quality, compassionate, and evidence-based care. She has experience in providing care for patients across...

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Family Nurse Practitioner

As an Army retiree, I am keenly aware of the challenges facing military members, their dependents and Veterans. My holistic practice emphasizes whole body and mind wellness leading to enhanced positive outcomes. I possess a broad spectrum of expertise in all age groups. As a busy mother of three, I am comfortable and competent in the care of children and adolescents. As your medication management specialist, your wellness is my number one...

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Physicians Assistant

Brad Witman, PA-C is a certified Physician Assistant with 11 years of experience working in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Geriatrics. He really enjoys the opportunity afforded in Psychiatry of getting to know his patients and developing a strong therapeutic relationship with the goal of achieving psychological wellness. He views this relationship as collaborative with the clinician’s role as a guide who understands...

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Therapy Staff

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MS, LPC, NCC

Aaron is a Montana native with a bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Therapeutic Recreation and Psychology from Rocky Mountain College. He worked as a wilderness behavioral technician for the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice working with incarcerated teenage men. He went on to graduate with a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Community Counseling from the University of North Georgia.

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MA, LPC, CAC III

Doreen received her Master of Community Counseling degree in 2007 and obtained her LPC in 2011. She obtained her Certified Addiction Counselor Level III in 2007 as well. She has been working with military service members and their families since arriving at the Family Care Center in 2015. She has previously worked in the Department of Youth Corrections and in Community Mental Health Counseling. She specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy,...

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PhD

Karlene has been working as a psychotherapist for over 20 years and as a clinical psychologist since 2002. She works with individuals and couples. She has been working with military members, both active duty and retired, and their families since 2012. Her specialties include anxiety and depression, trauma, personality disorders, OCD, compulsive hoarding, and LGBT issues.

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MS, LMFT

Julie has been working with families for over 20 years. After a 16 year banking and finance career, Julie started a career in non-profit management. While working with families in this venue, Julie was also a national consultant for Heartbeat International and trained board members, executive directors and volunteers all over the country in different aspects of non-profit work. Working with families became a passion for Julie and she returned...

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LPC, RPT

Lisa is a Colorado native and enjoys going to the lake and hiking in the mountains. Lisa received her Masters in Counseling from Regis University in 2011 and her post certificates in Marriage and Family and Children and Adolescents in 2012. Lisa is a Registered Play Therapist (RPT), trained in Theraplay Level 1, EMDR and neurofeedback. Lisa is Level 1 Gottman trained in couples’ therapy. Lisa has worked with those that have experienced trauma...

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LCSW

Erica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been working in the helping profession for over 10 years. Erica specializes in Child-Centered Nondirective Play Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), and is a certified EMDR therapist. Erica is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and is currently training to become a Certified Yoga Therapist. Erica has worked across the lifespan with individuals and families in residential,...

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MA, LPC

Jennifer graduated with a Master’s in Counseling from Regis University in 2009 and then received a specialization in Marriage and Family therapy in 2010. She has worked in a variety of settings with families, children and adults recovering from trauma and mental illness over the last eight years in the Colorado Springs community. She is passionate about the importance of families healing together and creating stronger, healthier, happier...

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PsyD, LMFT

Jim Bixler is an experienced Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He has conducted over 16,000 hours of individual, couples, and family therapy, approximately 60% of which have been with active duty military. He specializes in working with trauma, mood disorders, marital counseling, and family counseling. Jim is a veteran and served in the Army for 28 years.

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LCSW

Kathy graduated from Arizona State University with her Masters in Social Work in 2001. Kathy received her LCSW in 2003. In 2004, Kathy finished her certification of child development from Columbia University. She has worked in the mental health field for the past 25 years with children and their families. In addition, Kathy has been a play therapist for the past 14 years and specializes in play therapy and art therapy with children under 13...

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MA, LPC

Kelli has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 1991 and has been practicing since that time. She spent over twenty years at Aspen Point (formerly Pikes Peak Mental Health) as a clinician and obtained her Level 11 EMDR certification. She then worked at Cedar Springs Psychiatric Hospital in the assessment and referral office for several years before becoming part of the Family Care Center team. She has been with the agency for 5 years....

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PhD

Dr. Kelsey French is a Clinical Psychologist who came to Colorado from Washington D.C., where she had been the Associate Director at the National Center of Anxiety and Depression, specializing in children and adolescents. She worked at the National Institutes of Mental Health researching parenting and Depression/ Bipolar Disorder in families. She was educated at Graceland University, Middlebury College and received her doctoral degree at...

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MA, LPC

Matt receisved his MA in Agency Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado in June of 1988. He received his LPC in May of 1995, and has been a practicing clinician for 20+ years. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child Development and Infant Mental Health at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine in 2007. He specializes in working with young children and their parents. He specializes in working with attachment issues,...

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MA, LPC, CAC III

Shannon received her MA in Community Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado in 2006. She received her LPC in 2008 in addition to becoming a Certified Addictions Counselor III the same year. Shannon has been a practicing clinician for ten years. She is trained in DBT and is a certified EMDR therapist and uses this technique with many to include trauma, addiction, performance enhancement, anxiety and depression. Shannon coordinated...

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LCSW

Anna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Nutrition Therapist and registered yoga teacher with over 10 years of experience in the helping profession. Anna has worked with a diverse population of adolescents and young adults in a variety of settings including residential treatment, outpatient, in-home, experiential and outdoor therapeutic programs and substance abuse treatment. Anna takes a holistic approach in working with clients...

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PhD

Dr Beaulieu has been a licensed psychologist sine 1993. She was active duty for over 20 years and worked for the Army for 24+ years. She is an expert on the Army. Dr. Beaulieu was the Clinical Director for the Embedded Behavioral Health program for the Army from its inception until 2017. Dr Beaulieu specializes in working with individuals who have PTSD, mood disorders and women’s issues.

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TMS Staff

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TMS Intake Supervisor

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TMS Intake Coordinator

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TMS Technician

Administrative Staff

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Admin Assistant / Records Clerk

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Veterans Services Coordinator

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Lead Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Assistant