Offering you and your family a wide range of counseling services.

Outpatient Therapists

Barbara Bond LPC, LAC, CMFT

**Accepting new clients for daytime telehealth sessions**

You and your family are important to me! I enjoy working collaboratively with couples, families, as well as individuals in a systemic, strengths based, culturally sensitive way. I strive to be solution focused, and goal oriented as well as understanding and supportive. It is a privilege to be of service.

Telehealth/Zoom sessions only

David Blair LCSW, CAC III

Every family/couple/individual is unique. You are the expert on yourself. Together we set goals, develop a plan, and evaluate progress. Your strengths serve as the primary tool for this process.

Diane Hall Drapkin LCSW
Program Manager at Margaret L. Shaw Institute for Perinatal Mental Health , Psychotherapist at The Postpartum Wellness Center of Boulder

**Not currently accepting new clients**

I am committed to supporting and treating women and their families who are struggling with anxiety and depression during pregnancy and postpartum. I have a strength based, solution focused approach and I will work with you to navigate the challenges of parenthood. My training is very specialized and I bring a unique skill set not only as a clinician but as a parent to the table.

**Telehealth/Zoom sessions only**

Jamie Blair Echevarria LCSW, LMFT, CACIII
Clinical Director for the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program (ASAP), Co-Director of DFTC

**Not currently accepting new clients.**

I work with clients and families from a strengths-based and solution-focused perspective. I will work with you and your family to identify and establish goals for our work together and a plan for attaining those goals. I prefer to focus on the present problem/experience and utilize as many of the families natural resources as possible. I like to work collaboratively with my clients, as I respect that you are the expert...

Laurie Hipley PhD, LMFT
Couples Therapist

***Not currently accepting new clients*** 

We often get stuck in our most important relationships, whether it be with our partner, our family, our close friends, or even with ourselves.  I specialize in working with couples using Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).  Many couples feel disconnected and that they are having the same argument over and over again.  I provide a warm, supportive atmosphere to explore the patterns and processes that contribute to distress, in order to create...

Marianne Sandstrom MA, LPC

***Accepting clients for daytime telehealth/Zoom appointments only***

I became a therapist later in life, and almost by accident.   I had been a professional raft guide, a horse trainer, a carpenter, an insurance underwriter, an EMT, and a really bad waitress

Not surprisingly, I am not a conventional therapist.   I am pragmatic and down to earth in my approach.  I have worked for decades in a rural impoverish region of Colorado and recognize that many people can’t afford the...

Michael Hamerly LPC, CAC II, Chaplain

***Not currently taking new clients***

I specialize in couples counseling, marriage counseling and men’s issues. FOR COUPLES, I help you use your existing strengths in a process involving Calming, Listening, Healing and Problem-Solving. This work invokes deep wounds underneath the repeated, painful conflict. Healing those wounds is the victory you need. FOR MEN, whether your struggle is relational, depression, anxiety, work-related or another, I will understand. We can discover the...

Robin R. Baker MA, MSW, LCSW

***Daytime availability for in-office as well as telehealth sessions**

I have 29 years of experience working with individuals, families, groups and communities.  My experience includes working in family and foster homes, offices, and schools.  I have provided collaborative case management, triage with community agencies, in-school counseling and public speaking.

I believe each of us have innate gifts and that we are born with potential to develop these gifts.  I strive to help...

Scott Ryder LPC

I will work with you in a collaborative way to reach the goals set forth in our sessions.

**Not currently accepting new clients**

Sharon Olson
Sharon Olson PhD, LCSW, PLLC

**Accepting new clients for telehealth or in-office appointments**

Individuals and Couples - As your therapist, I am committed to working with you to identify and understand the problems that are negatively impacting you, to helping you find ways to solve these problems and to guiding your efforts to grow as a person, friend and family member.
Children and Adolescents - As the therapist you've chosen to work with you and your child or teenager,...

Steven Fisher
Steven Fisher LPC

**Not currently accepting new clients**

As a counselor and consultant I have spent the last 22 years helping people and groups to transform their relationships and their lives. I bring a depth of understanding of human communication and human behavior gained through years of training and experience in working to help others improve their lives and relationships. I have worked with individuals, couples, families, groups and organizations in a variety of settings. I lead seminars and...

Sue White LCSW

Not currently accepting new clients

I’m a goal-oriented therapist, focused on helping you move toward a better space. If you are motivated to improve your relationships, your outlook, or your interaction with the world and the people around you, I’m happy to help you find that path. I am not an on-the-couch therapist, and my goals go far beyond listening to your problems. Together, we will find steps that you can take – beginning with your first session – to...

Valerie Hotz-Callis

After working with individuals, couples and families for over 30 years, I’m continuously inspired by working with people when life’s transitions, pressures and challenges feel out of balance and overwhelming. Therapy is a process of hope and trust: our work is fully confidential. Each person, every couple and family have strengths and unique abilities to develop skills, restore a personal sense of balance, and reclaim fulfilling relationships. My approach is tailored to you and your family....

Register for YDAP Classes

State law prohibits Denver Family Therapy Center from collecting data from our website from individuals under age of 14. Please contact the YDAP Program Coordinator directly at 303-456-0600 ext. 138 to register for classes.

By checking this box I understand that I must be at least 14 years of age or older and that a parent or guardian will be need to be in attendance for the entire program. The purpose for involving parents in YDAP program is to ensure any issue related to the adolescent substance use or possession is adequately addressed in a collaborative process to identifying opportunities to change the course of substance use or possession.