January 24, 2016



If you’re experiencing a crisis and need to talk to someone immediately, call 911 or the 24-hour Colorado Crisis Services Hotline at 1-844-493-8255, or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Mindfulness Resources:





Information on Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: 

The official TFCBT Website: https://tfcbt.org

My article on how TFCBT can be helpful for your teen:http://mindfulcounselingdenver.com/?p=247

Therapists in Denver:

Norka Ayllon

Norka is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Denver, and has been working with individuals, couples, and families for over 8 years.  She tailors her therapeutic approach to match clients’ needs and personalities.  She incorporate mindfulness and cognitive restructuring as tools for change.  Her main role as a therapist is to help support you in your journey. Norka is a bilingual therapist (Spanish and English), and she accepts BHI Medicaid. Visit her on her website: https://restorativesolutionscounseling.org/

Joanna Ford: 

Joanna is Licensed Professional Counselor who is interested in connection and exploration. She helps provide a safe space to process and problem solve issues that are hard to discuss, such as hormonal changes and the aging process. She works with anxiety and depression, and is passionate about addressing community issues. http://www.joannafordcounseling.com/home/

Whitney Lovett WhitneyCounselorDenver

Whitney is a Licensed Professional Counselor at Gate to the Festival. Her experience includes, but is not limited to, child/adolescent residential programs, high acuity psychiatric hospitalization care, adult care facilities, in-home family therapy, and approved offense specific treatment for youth and families.  She opened a private practice with the intention to give back to people who are seeking help in facing life’s challenges. Utilizing a variety of therapeutic techniques, her goal is to provide a safe environment to explore life’s challenges and open the door for change and growth.  Whatever the difficulty, there is a way through, and help is always available. Whitney@gatetothefestival.com.


Psychiatrists in Denver

Donna Vishnevetsky


Donna is a psychiatrist that specializes in treating children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of mental health conditions and is board certified in both adult, and child & adolescent psychiatry. She treats a variety of conditions including anxiety, depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and autism spectrum disorders. She has a specialized interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and in addition to her practice she works at a center for children & adolescents with ASD and Intellectual Disabilities. http://donnavmd.com/