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Eric founded the Trusted Health Network with these wonderful counselors so that their wisdom and experiences could be pooled and shared to better the lives of more people. Eric has very personally learned from the struggles of family and friends with relationship struggles, addictions, disabilities and mental illnesses. His passion to find effective ways to strengthen people has come through work as a teacher, counselor, consultant, and spiritual leader.
Eric Epstein, Founder
Trusted Health Network
Angie is a counselor in the Lakewood area and works with children, adolescents, parents, and women. She helps her clients with issues of anxiety, depression, developmental trauma, and issues of relationship. Angie is captivated by the story of God and how it impacts the stories people are living – and she sees it everywhere – in books, in movies and in the stories of her clients. She works through play and talk and movement and storytelling to help her clients to modulate their nervous system so that they can be present in their life story and in their relationships.
Sarah Freeze, LCSW
Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with adolescents and adults who are looking for a change and feel weighed down in their current circumstances. She helps people find relief and learn more about their own selves and how to accept and feel comfortable as they are. Sarah specializes in treating stress, trauma, depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. Sarah offers a variety of services, including individual therapy in her Arvada, CO office, virtual therapy for clients who live in Colorado or New York, and the EMDR Intensive for people who are seeking rapid relief. She uses EMDR, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness approaches within a relational framework when providing therapy.
Angie has been a counselor in private practice for 23 years, because she is captivated with people, where they come from, where they are headed, and being a part of personal transformation. She has learned the power of simply being able to sit with people in a way in which they feel seen and heard. Angie works with people of all ages, around matters unique to their stories. If those struggles be with their faith, their relationships, grief, their purpose and identity, adoption, parenting, fear, addiction, whatever the issue, she has a passion to come alongside, helping them make connections to hope, meaning, and the “bigger story” they are connected too.
Andrew Ferro, MA, LPC, LAC
Vitality Therapy and Wellness
651 Corporate Drive, Suite 120
Golden, CO 80401
Andrew is passionate about mental health and chooses to do this work because he has walked through his own struggles and has had to do the difficult work of becoming self-aware and building a life that he is passionate about living. He works with individuals in addressing issues with anxiety, substance abuse, relational difficulties, depression, life transitions, difficulty with mood, anger, and trauma. He specializes in these areas because he not only has formal training with them but also has first hand experience in walking through many of these issues himself as well as helping others do the same. He takes a relational and skills based approach to therapy in exploring how we can get our needs met in healthier ways. Andrew currently take the following insurance: Cigna, Aetna, Bright Health
Brooke Gage, LCSW
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Brooke is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has a private practice in Highlands Ranch Colorado. She works with women ages 18 and over through online therapy. Brooke’s approach is that people are not problems to be fixed but are souls to be engaged. She believes that new small beginnings lead to bigger changes over time. She is devoted to providing a safe space to encourage clients to become curious and explore their desires, fears, beliefs, and struggles. She has experience in working with women in struggles around relationships, faith, crisis of belief, grief and loss, identity and purpose, fear, life transitions, perfectionism, and with those that may not have clarity on defining the struggle but sense something is off. Brooke incorporates an eclectic approach that integrates narrative work, strengths based, emotionally focused, cognitive, and mindfulness approaches.
Jayne Spear, MA, LPC
Shoes Removed Counseling
3082 Evergreen Pkwy. Suite G
Evergreen, CO 80439
Jayne is the founder and owner of Shoes Removed Counseling. She believes beauty and laughter can heal, and integrates both into her work. Drawing on 18 years of counseling experience, she has created a healing space in the beautiful foothills of Evergreen for each individual to be seen and heard. Shoes Removed Counseling is a 15 minute drive from Golden. At Shoes Removed, Jayne guides clients in the process of waking up to the ways we have fallen asleep to our truest selves. She is a gifted “holder of stories”, listening deeply and making connections while helping to identify false stories and narratives that keep people from living out their true purpose. She is a de-constructor of old patterns that keep us from giving and receiving love. She partners with her clients to problem solve and face obstacles and is honored when she sees her clients become more whole-hearted, connected, compassionate, awake, and responsible humans. Jayne specializes in spiritual direction, women’s issues, parenting support , marriage and infidelity therapy, middle of life awakenings, navigating LGBTQ + issues, journeying through grief and Holy s*** moments of life. She offers healing for pastors, counselors, missionaries, and others in helping professions in need of respite.
Janelle Althen, LCSW
Janelle has practiced social work and psychotherapy with couples and families since the mid-90s. Her areas of expertise are in the areas of attachment, relational therapy (couple and family), early complex trauma and the impact of early traumatic stress on young children. Janelle has practiced in a variety of settings: community mental health, non-profit counseling clinics, and private practice. She has also taught at a graduate level, at both the University of Denver and a post-graduate clinical program called Denver Family Institute, (in the areas of couples therapy and family therapy when there are trauma or attachment issues) for over 12 years. Janelle has also trained and consulted with numerous mental health centers, schools, adoption agencies, and post-graduate programs since 2005. Janelle currently has a private practice in Denver and runs a program called “Pass Center”, which is an attachment-based, trauma-informed therapy center. She has served on the boards of Journey to Me and Colorado Teen Project.
Stacey Wess, LPC
Stacey works in private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Health Coach in Windsor Co. Stacey has been in the Mental Health field for 32 years and in private practice for 23 years. She understands that seeking help for individuals can sometimes be difficult. She provides a homey relaxed atmosphere where clients can self disclose without judgment, as well as online remote skype and phone sessions. Stacey has vast knowledge and experience including marriage and family relationships, women’s issues including depression/anxiety disorders and teen struggles. In addition, she has experience in nutrition and health issues including stress, fatigue and weight. Stacey incorporates an eclectic approach to counseling and coaching being sensitive to an individuals needs including past and present issues. She is committed to providing high quality service to her clients. The bulk of her caseload comes from referrals from past and current clients who have felt the healing process to be helpful. Stacey invests great care with patients encouraging them on a path of growth that will last a lifetime.
Shari Johannson, MA, LPC, NCC
Shari is a part of the American Association of Christian Counselors. She says, “The privilege of counseling is that it is like getting to dance. I get to partner with another in a creative process that is enlivening. My part is to provide the dance floor & a sense of safety and structure that frees the client. Then, there is the sacred space to unfold with guidance that is more a rhythm than an instruction. Counseling is an experience of self discovery towards the art of living well.” Since 1993, Shari has been involved in counseling ministry dedicated to encouraging women and men to live fully by design in deep relationship with God and others. Areas of specialized interest include: neurofeedback, abuse recovery, grief work, identity issues, life direction, marital issues, parenting, adoption parenting and all things relational. Shari is experienced in Attachment Relationships, Anxiety, Grief, ADHD, Anger Management, Codependency, Family Conflict, Obesity/Weight loss, Relationship Issues, Sexual Abuse, Spirituality, Behavioral Issues, Divorce, Life Coaching, Parenting, Self-Esteem, Sleep/Insomnia, and Trauma/PTSD.
Frances Forgione, LCSW, LAC
Frances has over 27 years experience working in private practice, intensive out-patient treatment, residential treatment, psychiatric hospitals, churches and college campuses, including Colorado Christian University and Cherry Hills Community Church locally. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Addictions Counselor, Certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and has advanced training in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy). She is also trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and Mindfulness. Areas of expertise include: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Addiction, Couples Counseling, Eating Disorders, and much more. Works with adults primarily, but also with adolescents 16+.
Glory McDaniel, MA, LPCC, LAC, NCC
Greater Denver, CO Area
Glory earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health from Denver Seminary in May of 2018. She is a bilingual therapist working with specific treatment of co-occurring substance use disorders and posttraumatic stress, addiction and mental illness, leading both English and Spanish groups, educating the community as well as individual counseling. She serves on the board of the Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals (CAAP) and facilitator for Mending the Soul (MTS) groups for women survivors of abuse. Glory holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services with emphases in Domestic Violence Counseling and Addiction Counseling from the Metropolitan State University of Denver. She interned with the Center for Trauma and Resilience, formerly known as Denver Center for Crime Victims (DCCV), and later joined the Colorado Organization of Victim Assistance (COVA) as their Human Trafficking Case Manager. Glory believes in helping others by providing support, counseling, and education on various topics such as domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, anxiety, depression, mental illness, and substance use disorder. Her ultimate career goal is to establish a nonprofit and start a shelter for abused women and provide them with necessary skills that will empower them to become self-sufficient and live a happy, healthy and prosperous life.
Angela Seeling, CPC
The Midlife Midwife
Certified Professional Coach, Women’s Health and Functional Nutrition
Angela is a retired midwife and Certified Professional Coach with a focus on women’s health and functional nutrition.
Angela works with empowered women over 35, who may be feeling overwhelmed and exhausted with work/life balance. They are ready to become the heroine of their own story, get to the root cause of their health issues, and journey together through life transitions.
She specializes in “the second spring” and has been called the “menopause/midlife midwife”, working with women to discover their inner wisdom, what’s next after raising kids, and finding the joy in the second half of life, with balanced hormones, and a vibrant lifestyle.
Life and health coaching with Angela is like being on a road trip together with a guide at your side, holding the map. You’re in the driver’s seat, you get to choose the music, and together we'll create a unique wellness roadmap with the next best steps for you and your life, honoring the journey and the destination.
In-person and virtual appointments available.
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Lizzy Wagner, MA, LPC, NCC
Green Mountain Counseling
12211 W Alameda Pkwy. Suite 105
Lakewood, CO 80228
Lizzy is passionate about helping people experience wholeness and freedom in their lives. Taking a developmental and relational approach, she works with clients to create mutual goals in therapy. Her personal experience growing up cross-culturally allows her to work naturally with people from around the globe and she is able to walk with people wherever they are on their spiritual journey. Lizzy is the owner of Green Mountain Counseling, in Lakewood, Colorado and works with women, men, adolescents, couples, and families. She has a master’s in Professional Counseling from Denver Seminary, has been counseling since 2003, and in private practice since 2008. She is trained in EMDR and Brain-spotting, utilizes Attachment Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy, and has extensive experience working with betrayal trauma and sexual addiction.
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