WHO WE ARE

Our providers are all private practitioners with their own businesses. Together, we form a collective of experts on maternal, infant, and early childhood mental health. If you are interested in getting in touch with any of our providers, you can contact us or reach out to the provider directly through her website.

MARYBETH SWANSON

Co-Founder, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I have been in the human services field since completing my Masters of Social Work from University of Denver in 1996. While I have worked in a number of different settings and agencies, I have always come back to my love of children and my passion for helping them become their best selves. 

I specialize in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, which includes lots of social and emotional development and support, as well as coaching for parents and caregivers. I utilize play therapy as the primary tool for connecting with children and allowing them an avenue to express themselves. I am also trained in EMDR with additional training on healing early developmental trauma for children.

Specialties/services:

  • Early childhood

  • Child-Parent Psychotherapy

  • Individual and dyadic play therapy

  • EMDR

  • Parent support

  • Maternal substance abuse disorders

HANNAH WURSTER

Co-Founder, Child & Family Therapist

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I received my graduate degrees from Colorado State University in Marriage and Family Therapy and Applied Developmental Science. Since then, I have focused my work on learning as much as I can about infants, children, their families, and how to best support them. 


​In working with clients, my first step is to build a trusting and respectful relationship. With children, this often includes using play as a way to connect with children and learn about how they view the world. I also work closely with parents, recognizing the pivotal role theiy play in their child's growth and healing. When working with individual adults, treatment typically involves discussing the impact of current and past stressors, identifying areas of strength, and building resources for self-care and emotion regulation.

Specialties/Services:

  • Early childhood

  • Individual adult

  • Child-parent psychotherapy

  • Play therapy

  • Circle of Security: Parenting

  • Spanish-speaking families

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KYLIE HIBSHMAN

Clinical Social Worker & Registered Yoga Instructor

Kylie is a bilingual clinical social worker and a registered yoga instructor. Her clinical mental health practice is rooted in a firm belief in the innate human capacity for healing, alongside a deep commitment to dismantling systems that perpetuate harm and oppression. Her specialties include women’s mental health, the perinatal season, trauma healing, bilingual mental health services, and mind/body healing modalities. She regularly incorporates mindfulness, art therapy, Internal Family Systems, and trauma-sensitive yoga into her sessions.


Kylie brings a commitment to cultural humility, feminist theory, and strengths-based practices into her work. She aims to provide affirming services to clients within a variety of family structures and within the LGBTQ+ community/ies.

Specialties/Services:

  • Pregnancy/postnatal

  • Individual adults

  • Yoga

  • Body-based modalities

  • Mindfulness

  • Spanish-speaking families

ALICIA SILBERNAGEL

Occupational Therapist

I earned a B.S Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver and a Master of Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. As an occupational therapist, I help others live a more meaningful life by facilitating their ability to engage in all necessary and desired activities of day to day living. Therapy includes taking time getting to know my clients, seeking to understand their personal strengths, challenges, needs, and aspirations. We work collaboratively to develop purposeful goals and effective solutions; building upon skills to achieve holistic health, happiness, and success.


Some therapeutic approaches I take include working on life skills, sensory integration, motor development, primitive reflex integration, rhythmic movement training, art therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, neurofeedback, mindfulness, self-regulation techniques, and play therapy. I work with people of all abilities ages 3 and up. Another great feature is that my services are provided in the comfort of client's homes and communities, as I provide "mobile outpatient" services. I would love to talk more about how we can co-create a beautiful life for you and your family.

Specialties/Services:

  • Sensory Integration 

  • Life Skills

  • Motor Development

  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

  • Neurofeedback

  • Art Therapy

  • Play Therapy

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JEN PHIPPEN

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I am a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) specializing in postpartum support and caregiver issues. I received my BFA in studio art and have a Masters Degree in Social Work from Hunter College in New York City. I believe in utilizing interventions that can genuinely bring about change and transformation. 

I am an EMDR therapist and have training in Perinatal Mental Health from PSI (Postpartum Support International) and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). My services include supporting traumatic birth experiences and difficulties that present in the transition to motherhood.  I am especially interested in exploring and healing generational wounds to assist mothers in clearing their own trauma. I believe that by taking care of those who give, we can heal families and ourselves.

Specialties/Services:

  • Pregnancy/Postpartum

  • Individual adults

  • Grief/Loss

  • EMDR

  • ACT

  • Mindfulness

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MICA ADESSO

Licensed Psychologist

I'm a Licensed Psychologist and I specialize in counseling and healing services for trauma, grief, addiction and relationship issues for individuals, couples, and families. I'm also a trauma-informed yoga teacher and work to integrate Western and Eastern healing practices- this means that I blend the best of what psychology, spirituality, mindfulness, integrative medicine and yoga offer to bring about deep and lasting healing for the body, mind and spirit.


Specialties/Services: 

  • Trauma

  • Grief/ Loss

  • Addiction of all kinds

  • Relationship issues

  • Gender, sexuality concerns

  • Multicultural concerns

  • Existential, spiritual concerns

  • Mindfulness

  • Body based healing

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JENNY WOODWARD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in pregnancy, postpartum and early childhood. I work with individuals and families. I received my Master’s Degree in Social Work from University of Denver in 2006. I have worked in the field for 14 years and am passionate about the work I do. I specialize in working with families facing challenges due to infertility, pregnancy complications, prematurity, post-natal support and raising young children. 



Specialties/Services:

  • Depression/Anxiety

  • Birth Trauma

  • Infertility

  • Medically Fragile Infant/Child

  • Foster care/adoption

  • Social Emotional/Family Support

  • Life changes & transitions

  • Grief and Loss

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STEPHANIE RAYBURN

Marriage & Family Therapy Candidate

I have been serving families in the Fort Collins area for 10 years, first as a childbirth educator and doula, and now as a marriage and family therapist. I have a masters degree in marriage and family therapy from Colorado State University and am also working towards my doctoral degree in applied developmental science. I am passionate about supporting families from their earliest moments from a whole-family perspective. This means addressing the unique needs of each parent and the family as a whole. I offer individual, couple, and family therapy and specialize in prenatal and postpartum support for all parents. I approach therapy from a strengths-based and attachment perspective and regularly use mindfulness and narrative techniques.

Becoming a parent is a transformational life experience, and one which can also bring many challenging and unique stressors - changes in relationships, identity, social roles, schedules, family systems, and more. I affirm and validate all the ups and downs of the process, and I support expecting and new parents in identifying healthy ways to meet challenges. I also support emerging parents in developing their sense of self as parents and navigating changing roles within their couple relationships and their family of origin. Parenting paths are as unique as the people who take them, but it does not need to be a lonely path. I'm here to support your journey.

Specialties/Services:

  • Prenatal/postpartum mental health

  • Couples therapy

  • Mindfulness

  • Narrative

  • Grief/loss

  • Stress-coping

  • Parent support

**Stephanie is currently recruiting for a pregnancy support group, with sliding fee scale slots available. Find more information at her website below or in this flyer.**

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KRISTIN MJELDE

Licensed Professional Counselor

I received my masters degree in clinical counseling from the University of Northern Colorado in 2014. As a licensed professional counselor, I work primarily with children and caregivers. I am a trained play therapist and also provide neurofeedback as a supplemental modality. I have worked with children in many settings for 15 years and have truly found my passion as a play therapist. 


My experience has focused largely around childhood trauma and providing parenting support and education. For the past 5 years I have facilitated a parenting class focusing on children with trauma. Through this experience I realized how integral and powerful the work we do with caregivers can be for the children we are supporting. I look forward to being a part of the journey toward healing for children and families. 


Specialties/Services

  • Synergetic play therapy

  • Neurofeedback

  • Trauma 

  • Parent support/Education

  • Stress/Coping skills

MICHELLE GARCIA

Marriage & Family Therapist

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who graduated from Colorado State University. I specialize in trauma and attachment across the lifespan. I use modalities such as play therapy, EMDR, mindfulness, trauma informed parent coaching and trauma informed yoga to help children, adolescents, and adults heal from trauma and develop healthier patterns in the present day.  


I also have specialized training in Theraplay, which is an evidenced-based family therapy modality based on attachment theory. Theraplay uses play to support parents and children in developing positive connection and healthy interactions. I have been using Theraplay for the past three years to support children who have difficulty connecting with their parents due to issues such as trauma, behavioral concerns, and Autism spectrum disorder. Theraplay can be an effective intervention for families from infancy through adolescence.


Specialties/Services:

  • Early Childhood

  • Family therapy/Theraplay

  • Parent Coaching 

  • Trauma/Attachment

  • EMDR

  • Play Therapy

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MELISSA GONZALES

Licensed Professional Counseling

My Undergraduate Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and I have a Master’s Degree in Education and Counseling, both degrees are from Colorado State University.  I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and have been working with tweens through adults for over 15 years. I have experience working with people of all ages and in many different stages in life. I enjoy a diverse counseling practice working with children, teenagers and adults who are experiencing life challenges.  I have advanced training in working with parents experiencing pregnancy related anxiety, depression or other mental health concerns, I also have experience working with clients who have or are experienced pregnancy loss, infertility and abortion.  I have a passion for working with women, supporting emotional health, parenting, creating life balance to live life to the fullest.  My goal is to create a safe and accepting environment for you to grow and explore. Counseling with me is a warm, safe, non-judgmental place to be yourself. My counseling techniques include a combination of client centered, strength based, mindfulness, CBT, solution focused and neurofeedback.


Specialties/Services:

  • Anxiety/ Depression

  • Life Changes

  • Multicultural Concerns

  • Prenatal/Postpartum Mental Health

  • Social Emotional Support

  • Relationship Concerns

  • Mindfulness

REGINA HAUGLAND-TRUE

Licensed Professional Counselor

I received my Bachelors in Psychology and Masters in Clinical Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado. For the past 7 years, I've worked primarily with survivors of trauma including sexual assault, intimare partner abuse and birth trauma. During this time, I was lucky enough to get additional trainings on working with things like postpartum depression and anxiety, infertility, miscarriage and neo-natal loss. I also have advanced training in a type of therapy called EMDR that helps with reprocessing traumatic memories and use this regularly with the people I work with. 

I believe that everyone has an amazing potential for resilience and growth and I'm honored to work with people as they rewrite their stories. I especially value social justice in my work and empowering individuals whose voices may not often be heard including working with members of the LGBTQ+ community and disability community. 


Specialties:

  • Perinatal and Postpartum Mental Health

  • Birth Trauma 

  • EMDR

  • Survivors of Abuse

  • Substance Use and Addiction

  • LGBTQ+

NIKI FROMAN

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. My educational background includes both my Bachelor of Social Work Degree and Master of Social Work Degree from Colorado State University. I have worked in many settings including the inpatient hospital setting. I have specialized my practice working with individuals and families experiencing pregnancy, postpartum, birth trauma, NICU trauma, perinatal bereavement, child loss, parent/child interactions, crisis intervention, trauma and grief.


My belief embodies the strength of relationships and empowering self-advocacy. I specialize in working with families, women and children experiencing life transitions. There can be several different types of transitions, but no matter the situation, these can bring adversity, challenges and unexpected trauma. By developing tools while identifying strengths and resiliency in each individual or independent family’s foundation, I can help provide the structure to help healing begin.


Specialties:

  • Pregnancy/Postpartum

  • Birth Trauma

  • NICU Trauma 

  • Parent/Child Interactions

  • Perinatal Bereavement/Child Loss

  • Greif/Loss

  • Mindfulness

  • Individual Adults 

 

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