Clarissa received her degree in clinical mental health counseling from Adams State University. She believes in applying a person-centered and collaborative approach to work with clients to meet their therapy goals. She applies an eclectic array of therapeutic modalities to help meet specific individual needs such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Based Therapy, and Narrative therapy with features of creative therapies and mindful- based therapies all coming from a trauma-informed lens. Clarissa believes in intuitive processing as well as identifying feelings as it exists presently in the body to help improve emotion regulation. Her approach involves meeting client where there are and working towards their own identified goals in a non-judgmental manner. Clarissa is an LPCC and pursuing her Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) credential.