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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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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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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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LPC

Brian received his MA in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs in 2000, and has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2005. He has worked in the past as a school counselor for 16 years working at an alternative high school that served military students and families. He has been working at the Family Care Center since 2013, and enjoys working with adolescents and adults. He works with adults and...

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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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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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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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LPC

Kim graduated from Regis University in 2011 with a master's degree in counseling. She completed her practicum at an agency working with foster care and adoption, parenting skills, supervised visitation, and family therapy. She completed her internship at an agency in town working with clients in the judicial system and court ordered treatment. While there, Kim had the opportunity to work with clients who experienced mental illness and...

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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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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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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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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

Justin obtained a doctorate in psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2004. He has practiced psychology in a wide variety of settings, including mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, private practice, and substance abuse counseling agencies. An experiential-constructivist, he believes that genuine change requires that people push the boundaries of comfort within an accepting and supportive relational...

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MA, LPC

Corby has been a Licensed Professional Counselor for the last 14 years. He has been a licensed school counselor for the last 13 years working in the Fountain Fort Carson School district. He was in the Army for 6 years and married to his retired Navy wife for the last 25 years. He has worked and lived around the military for many years now. He has been certified in Choice Theory/Reality Therapy and uses this to help many individuals, families...

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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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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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LPC, CACIII

Ann obtained her Bachelors’ degree from University of Utah. She received her Masters’ of Science degree from the University of Phoenix. Ann has worked all levels of care in the mental health field, inpatient/residential to General outpatient. Her areas of expertise are with PTSD, past abuse and trauma, Anxiety, Depression and Substance Abuse. Ann believes every person has the answers to any question they would ask within them. Often people...

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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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MA, LMFT, RPT-S, Theraplay Level 2

By helping children handle their emotional now, they will be less likely to carry those burdens into adulthood. Sam integrates Play Therapy with Family Systems Therapy, helping adults and children navigate family challenges like separation, divorce, co-parenting, adoption, anxiety, self-esteem, and behavioral troubles. Sam is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and Licensed...

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LCSW

Katie received her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from the University of Denver in 2016 graduating with honors. Katie has been practicing therapy and social work since 2012 while pursuing her first internship in a community mental health hospital in Florida. She received her LCSW in the state of Colorado in 2019. Katie has advanced training in DBT therapy and is also trained in EMDR therapy. Her background includes working in inpatient...

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LPC

Eli has been a Professional Counselor for 4 years. He received his Masters in Counseling and Human Services from UCCS in 2016. He joined the Wyoming Army Guard in 2005 and has spent over 4 years on active status. He has deployed twice and has graduated from Sapper Leader Course and Ranger School. He enjoys working with veterans, their families, as well as people with addiction concerns. He believes in a holistic approach to client care...

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LCSW

Doug Weeks is a licensed clinical social worker who recently retired from the U.S Army where he served as a social worker for 20 years. He was an Officer in Charge of a number of service lines within behavioral health to include Family Advocacy, Child and Adolescent Family Behavioral Health, Embedded Behavioral Health, and the Multi-D Behavioral Health Clinic.

He specializes in working with families, couples, and individuals who are...

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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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MS, LPC, NBCC, EEG

David was raised in Colorado Springs so he understands the diversity of the community. He graduated from Capella University in 2014 with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. David became board certified in 2016 and is trained to use the Othmer Method for Neurofeedback.

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