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12021 Pennsylvania St. Suite 202
Thornton, Colorado 80241
8310 Colorado Blvd., Suite 650
Firestone, CO 80504

    Michelle Templeton, Ph.D.

    720-425-1111, ext. 102

    Michelle is a licensed Psychologist who works with adults 18 and older from diverse backgrounds with varied life experiences. She offers a welcoming and non-judgmental environment; integrating a warm interpersonal style with empirically validated treatment approaches. Michelle believes that therapy is most effective when the approach is personalized to the client's concerns and personality. 

    Michelle draws from a wide range of theoretical approaches and techniques including (but not limited to): Person-Centered, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

      Amanda Clausen, MA, LPC


      Amanda Clausen, MA, LPC, works with teens, adults, couples, and families who are seeking therapy for a variety of reasons. Her specialties include treating truma and PTSD, relationship issues, addictions, mood disorders, family dynamics, and general life stressors. She values collaborating with clients to understand their individual needs and tailors treatment to be most effective in meeting clients where they are. 

      Amanda's counseling style is affirming, warm, thoughtful, and humorous when appropriate. She is trained in a variety of evidence-based modalities, including Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Attachment-Focused Family Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. 

        Lisa Fitzpatrick, LPC, LAC


        Lisa Fitzpatrick is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Addictions Counselor. She works in the Firestone and Thornton offices. You can reach her directly at 970-324-3095. Lisa works with adults and specializes in addiction treatment. She also has experience working with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, relationship issues, and other life stressors.

         Lisa utilizes a variety of treatment methods tailored to meet the needs of each client. She helps people to gain insight and understanding about their struggles and concrete tools to help them achieve their desired goals. Lisa has been described as personable, educated, and passionate about helping people to lead more rich and meaningful lives. She is trained in several evidenced based therapy approaches including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. 

          Leah Goetz, MA, LPC


          Leah works out of our Thornton office and can be directly reached at 970-980-8371. She offers support, coaching, and counseling to adults, couples, and families. She specializes in anger management, stress management, and relationship issues, as well as having 12 years experience treating a variety of other mental health concerns. Leah values her clients and the relationships with them. Her counseling style is compassionate, skills based, and forthright.

            Shochet Mischo, MA, LPC, LAC


            Shochet is licensed in both professional counseling and addiction counseling. She works out of the Thornton office and her direct contact number is (720) 310-0152.

            She feels that healing comes from the client’s strengths, which is the starting point for their work together. Her philosophy is that the client is driving the car and she is just a passenger that has the GPS.  Shochet’s practice is trauma informed with an extraordinary commitment to recovery.

            Having come from a background serving clients in community mental health, she has provided counseling to a wide variety of clients. She is highly trained in the following therapeutic skills: EMDR, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Positive Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

              Cindy Pace, MA, LPC


              Cindy is a Licensed Professional Counselor who works in the Thornton office. She can be reached directly at 303-870- 7578. Cindy primarily works with individual adults 18 and older. She is skilled at helping with a variety of concerns, including depression, healing childhood wounds (family of origin issues), trauma/PTSD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, relationship issues, grief, self-esteem, stress, anger, and loneliness. 

              She offers a warm, gentle, and respectful interpersonal style and an integrative approach to therapy. She believes the relationship between therapist and client is the foundation for healing and growth, and she tailors her treatment approaches to each person’s unique issues and goals. Cindy draws from a range of theoretical approaches and techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and mindfulness techniques.

                Liza Torres Giusti, MS, LPC


                Liza is a Licensed Professional Counselor and works in the Thornton office on weekends. Liza conducts therapy in Spanish and English. She can be reached directly at 720-357-6193. Liza works with individual adults and couples.   She specializes in working with trauma and PTSD.  Other specialties include easing symptoms of anxiety, reducing stress, and improving relationships.