Janelle is passionate about working with “service providers” of the community to enable them to meet their challenges and remain resilient in their careers and lives. She specializes in working with 1st Responders, police, fire, victim advocacy, search and rescue, dispatch personnel and their significant others. Janelle also works with individual adults who are facing confusing and difficult life transitions, depression, and anxiety, meaninglessness, grief/loss, and relationship challenges.
Janelle brings compassionate understanding, honor, humor, and practicality to therapy with her clients. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Janelle graduated from Naropa University with a BA in Psychology and a BA in Religious Studies in 1999. She completed a Masters of Arts in Counseling at Regis University in 2007. She has worked with acutely and severely mentally ill from hospitalization, residential programming, and outpatient services for the past six years. She has also volunteered as a victim advocate for a city police department, as well as an equine specialist and program coordinator for an Arvada non-profit organization.