I was raised in Montana and spent much of my time outside backpacking, rock climbing and skiing. I'm married with three kids and we enjoy spending their time outside and in the mountains.
I gravitated to the field of counseling after working as a field staff for therapeutic wilderness-based at-risk programs in western North Carolina. I graduated from the University...more
A map can be a helpful reference to inform our personal journeys, and when predicaments and problems overshadow current experience, the respectful and collaborative effort of therapy can illuminate an awareness of finding our way toward a valued experience. I was raised in the Los Angeles, California area, and have spent important years around the globe in military and government civilian leadership roles. I...more
I was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon, where I also attended college. I met my wife at the college I attended and we married the year before I graduated. After working in a small town for two years we moved to East Tennessee for four years. During those early years of our marriage we had three children. I was commissioned in the Army in 1977 and was privileged to work with great people in Infantry, Armor,...more
I have been doing therapy since 2006. Before coming to the family care center I was in clinical leadership at a large mental health center for over 5 years. I am originally from Kentucky and I am a die-hard University of Kentucky fan. I have two kids and enjoy spending time with them. I enjoy being out in the outdoors and taking pictures and training in Brazilian Jiu...more
MA, LPC, NCC
I grew up on Air Force bases and got to see some interesting parts of the world including Germany and Hawaii. I relocated to Colorado from Arizona in ’95 and moved down from northern Colorado to the Springs in 2014 to marry my wife. I’ve been at Family Care Center (FCC) since 2015. My hobbies include pistol shooting, flying RC airplanes, and playing...more
Completed multiple Ironmans, rock climber, outdoors person, married to retired military, have my dog Sophie who is a certified therapy dog. My favorite saying is “it is what it is” and when I’m out in nature looking at something beautiful I love the saying from my dad “good for the soul” ,...more
I am a Colorado native. I have also lived in Arizona and New Mexico. I have an Australian Shepherd whose name is Rhett. Rhett keeps me very busy! I love to travel and have been to all 50 states. My favorite places are Hawaii, Colorado, and Montana. I enjoy doing art, sewing, hiking, working around my home, traveling, and doing agility with Rhett. I am getting back into kickboxing and rowing. I truly...more
I was raised in a small community in Southern Oregon, where I initially began my career in counseling. I have been married for 22 years and have three children. My spouse currently serves in the United States Army and has been on active duty for 16 years. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, hiking, running, meditating and completing household projects. I am passionate about paying it...more
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...more
About Dr. Galvan:
Born and raised in Colorado Springs, I am one of the true natives! I developed an interest in helping early in life. I received a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Notre Dame, then Master’s and Doctoral degrees at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. I have many years of clinical experience and have worked in a variety of settings, including college mental health, community...more
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...more
I am originally from Virginia. I grew up outside of Washington, D.C. and love the culture of the city. My passions growing up were athletics, animals, and band. I relocated to Colorado just over two years ago with my husband and our two pups. I love being so close to the mountains. Now, you can find me hiking, taking a spin class, trying a new recipe, or just walking the dogs around the...more
I am from Hawaii and enjoy surfing, running, and yoga. I enjoy spending time with my family and our three dogs. My favorite saying is, “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams”.
I specialize in working with patients who experience mood disorders, PTSD, grief counseling, relationship problems, anger management, and adjustment disorders. I...more
MA, LPC, RPT
I am a Colorado Springs native. I love the Colorado mountains, lakes and the weather. My happy place is being on the lake but when I am not doing that, I go 4x4 jeeping with my family and hang out at the cabin enjoying the fresh air. I have a golden lab named Gus and he enjoys these adventures as well....more
LPC, CAC III
I was raised in Colorado Springs in a military family and understand the challenged that families can face in this community. I moved back to Colorado Springs after attending CSU Fort Collins in 2001. My hobbies include running, hiking, reading, yoga and escaping to the outdoors whenever possible. I believe that we all can grow and change AND also need assistance and guidance at times...more
I am from Minnesota, but grew up in Denver and went to undergrad in Boulder. I then left for graduate school in South Carolina and completed my internship in New Mexico where I spent the early years of my career. After staying away from Colorado for about 16 years and missing it, I moved to Colorado Springs in 2010. I now live in the mountains west of Colorado Springs with my two dogs and...more
Kathryn is originally from Williamsburg, Virginia and has recently moved to Colorado Springs in September 2019, with her husband and daughter. Kathryn met her husband living in Newport News, Virginia and they have been married since 2018. Currently, Kathryn and her husband work full time, but love to spend their weekends outside doing various activities with their daughter, when possible. She loves to be...more
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...more
Born and raised in Nebraska, I developed a capacity to appreciate the long-view through a mix of the natural beauty around us, the patience required to travel anywhere, and the stark poverty in which we lived. Combined, these experiences facilitated an early understanding of “diversity.” Now, I’m married with two children - one a young adult, and one an adolescent. Our lives are enriched by the presence of...more
Born and raised in Colorado, my love for travel prompted me to live in several places along the West coast as well as overseas in Guam and Japan before calling Colorado home again. I enjoy experiencing new things with my friends and family and am always planning that next adventure. Two quotes that frequently bounce around in my mind are “It is what it is” and “This too shall pass”....more
I was born and raised in IL and joined the service after college. I met my wife while in the service and have two boys. We have lived in Colorado Springs for over 20 years now. I have worked as a school counselor at the elementary and middle school level for the last 18 years. I enjoy golf, hiking, working out and doing things with friends.
I grew up in Colorado Springs with my father being active duty in the Air Force. I am grateful to live so close to the mountains because during my free time i love hiking, camping, and fishing. i also love to travel, usually someplace tropical!
I got into counseling because I love to see kids grow, both developmentally and mentally. I obtained both my BA and MA at...more
I am a Minnesota native and have lived in Colorado for over 10 years. I love being outside and enjoy running, hiking, cycling and yoga. I believe in the power of movement to overall wellbeing and the added benefit when done outdoors! On the trails with my husband and dog Mabel is where you will most likely find me....more
MSMHC, LPC, CACIII
I am married, 3 grown children spread across the country. At present I have 4 fur babies all little-total they weigh less than 30 lbs. I was a military brat and then married an active duty service member. I have been doing therapy for past 22 years and I love my job. My favorite saying is “Become the change you wish to see in the world”...more
I have been married for 37 years and have two children and 4 beautiful grandchildren. My husband and I are very active. We love anything outdoors and especially bike riding. We enjoy cooking and grilling together. I spend most of my free time exercising in some fashion, outside if I can. I have the pleasure of seeing my grandchildren every week. My daughter...more
LPC, LMFT, RPT-S, Theraplay® 2
Sam was born in a military hospital, grew up as a “military brat,” married a military man, and her eldest son is active duty military. Serving military families is a joy for Sam, and she takes the honor very seriously. Sam provides counseling for adults, young people, and Play Therapy for children. She also provides training and supervision to master’s degree students and fellow...more
LPC, LAC, MFTC
I am originally from New Jersey, and love to explore opportunities, cultures, and territories. I enjoy spending time with my dogs, dancing, and trying new things. I'm all for new experiences!
I have my Masters degree in counseling from Northwestern University, and am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) and a Marriage and...more
Katie is originally from Tallahassee, Florida but moved to Colorado in late elementary school. She loves warm weather and the beach, so she returned to Florida to attend Florida State University. She met her husband while she was there, and they have been married since 2018. Her husband is a decorated Marine Corps combat veteran that now practices as an athletic trainer. She has a passion for animals and has...more
I am currently married and I have a son. I additionally have two muts that keep me and my wife busy. During my down time I enjoy fixing up my house, mountain biking, hiking endurance running, reading, and spending time with family.
I decided I wanted to become a counselor for several reasons. The first reason was during my first deployment I recognized the need...more
I was born into a military family and moved to Canon City, Colorado when I was 6 where my family has been since the late 1800’s. I enjoy being outdoors doing Jeep adventures with family and doing my hobby of photography and letting my dog explore all the ‘great’ smells of mountain trails. I was in the Marine Corps during the 1990’s which created a brotherhood of friends for life. I still enjoy engaging in...more
I am a Colorado Springs Native. I have one child and one fur baby. When I’m not spending time watching Broadway musicals, hiking or just hanging out with my child and they’re friends, or playing with my fur-baby, I can be found reading (my favorite series is a toss-up between Harry Potter and The Hunger Games), watching TV (I’m a huge fan of The Walking Dead and Supernatural) or Movies (I love comedies and...more
MS, LPC, NBCC, EEG
I grew up in Colorado Springs and I am very involved in our community with volunteering, non-profit work. I am married 11 years and have two children. I enjoy our beautiful Colorado outdoors with camping and hiking. My wife and I enjoy frequenting all of the USA’s national historic sites and parks. I enjoy reading and working on my ‘pet car.’...more