Therapy

Therapy at The Catalyst Center

The Catalyst Center is a group practice with clinicians selected for their clinical excellence, personal strengths, and commitment to catalyzing change in the world.

We believe that a collaborative, client-centered approach promotes healing. We incorporate evidence-based, state of the science interventions and treat each client with respect and compassion.

The Catalyst Center is proud to be neurodiversity-inclusive and LGBTQIA+ affirming.

Individual Therapy

High-quality collaborative individual therapy is our passion. We know the genuine connection between client and therapist is a powerful catalyst for change. Learn more about our specialties.

Child, Teen, and Family Therapy

Our child and family team strives to provide warm, attuned services to children and families. We pride ourselves on individualized care to meet each family’s unique needs. Our child team specializes in pediatric EMDR, trauma, and childhood illness.

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Couples Therapy

Our therapists are skilled at helping couples strengthen their relationships during times of change. We also excel at supporting couples to rebuild after significant challenges like loss, separation, or infidelity.

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Therapy Intensives

Therapy Intensives are a great fit for people who want to do a short-term, intensive period of work to get through something or make a significant change.

Our team regularly runs EMDR intensives, Eating Disorder Recovery Intensives, Couples Intensives, and Integrative Trauma Recovery Intensives

We can also craft a custom therapy intensive to meet your specific goals. 

KAP

Psychedelic Assisted Therapy

KAP can be a fast-acting, highly effective treatment for depression that has not responded to other treatments. Additionally, it shows promise in the treatment of PTSD, Anxiety, OCD, and Eating Disorders.

group therapy

Group Therapy

Group therapy offers a space where you can find solace, knowing that you are not alone in your struggles. It can be a crucial part of your journey towards healing. The Catalyst Center provides various weekly therapy groups at our Denver location. 

Meet The Therapists

Accepting New Clients

🔍

Libby Korell, MSW, LCSW

Libby Korell, LCSW is passionate about her work helping people heal from complex, multilayered traumatic histories. She has special expertise in helping children and families coping with life limiting illness, abuse, major trauma and loss. She works with children, adults and parents in a caring, direct, and warm manner. She is highly adept at working with pregnant moms, postpartum families, and adults (ages 20 and up) struggling with depression, anxiety, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder...
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Hannah Pitts, MSW, LCSW

Hannah Pitts is passionate about her work with children, new mothers and parents, and complex, multilayered traumatic histories. Hannah has provided trauma-informed care to children, teens, and adults for nearly a decade. She works with all ages to provide sound care for all of her clients in a compassionate, non-judgmental environment. Hannah works with the whole family around medical issues, trauma, grief and loss, adoption, and blended families. She is trained in EMDR and Brainspotting...
Read More

Allison Kalivas, MA, MFTC

Allison Kalivas, MFTC is an empowering therapists who brings her genuine care and curiosity to each person she works with. Her specialties include EMDR, Eating Disorder Recovery, and Psychedelic Assisted Therapy. Allison's is not afraid to be in a tough place with you. She knows that coming into therapy can be a vulnerable experience. She will be your co-pilot, sitting with you in your experience and motivating you to focus on your goals...
Read More

Dorothy Moon, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Dorothy Moon is a psychologist with 15+ years of experience, she is a gifted couples and EMDR therapist who provides intensives to clients ready to dive in to healing. Dorothy is a certified EFT clinician. She uses EMDR, EFT, and somatic therapies to help adults and couples on a range of struggles including anxiety, depression, trauma, racial identity, cultural influences, life transitions, and relationship issues...
Read More

Katie Godfrey, PhD, LMFT

Dr. Katie Godfrey, LMFT brings deep compassion to her work as a psychedelic assisted therapist. Her expertise in trauma recovery and EMDR help clients to connect with her and feel safe as they engage in this transformative process. Katie believes KAP has the potential to truly help those struggling with the effects of trauma, PTSD, or depression or those who are interested in a more introspective life experience. She loves seeing clients gain a greater connection to the world around them when utilizing KAP. Katie has special interest in supporting members of the LGBTQ+ communities...
Read More

Lauren Pinneo, MSW, LCSW, LAC

With 15+ years as a therapist, Lauren Pinneo, LCSW, LAC, is a passionate advocate for her clients, supporting them as they heal from painful traumas. She uses her expertise in EMDR and psychedelic-assisted therapy to help clients move forward in a new direction. Lauren's warm and empowering personality allows her to connect with clients, while her depth of experience ensures her clients make tangible progress...
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AJ Grovert, PsyD, LCP

Dr. AJ Grovert is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with expertise in EMDR, perinatal mental health, psychological assessment and psychedelic-assisted therapy. She has significant experience and passion for working with Jewish clients, LGBTQ+ communities, female veterans, and those recovering from religious traumas. She has been in practice for over 10 years and specializes in a number of areas such as trauma, perinatal mental health, anxiety, and emerging adulthood...
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Therapists not currently accepting new clients

Chelsea Campbell, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Chelsea Campbell is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Assessment Coordinator at Catalyst. She...

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Erin Jacklin, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Erin Jacklin, CEO and founder of The Catalyst Center is passionate about psychedelic assisted...

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Erin Staniszeski, MSW, LCSW

Erin Staniszeski, LCSW is passionate about her work with survivors of mass shootings, childhood trauma...

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Joey Tadie, PhD, LCP

Dr. Joey Tadie is a talented psychologist with a gift for connecting with people. He...

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Karmen Thulin, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Karmen Thulin is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist serving clients remotely. She is easy to...

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Katie Godfrey, PhD, LMFT

Dr. Katie Godfrey, LMFT is a seasoned expert in trauma recovery with EMDR, perinatal mood...

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Kendra Doukas, MS, LMFT

Kendra Doukas, LMFT is the Clinical Director of The Catalyst Center. Kendra is an experienced...

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Lies van Bekkum, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Lies van Bekkum is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Perinatal Coordinator at The Catalyst Center...

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Mary Miller, MS, LCSW

Mary Miller, LCSW is known for creating a space where clients feel safe and comfortable...

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Sarah Long, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Sarah Long is a gifted psychologist with over a decade of experience helping people...

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Hear from our team

The Catalyst Center Blog

All Adrienne LongAJ GrovertAlex SmithAllison KalivasAdminChelsea CampbellCJ ClinkscalesDorothy MoonErin JacklinErin StaniszeskiGrace FilissHannah PittsJenn KloewerJoey TadieKarmen ThulinKatie GodfreyKendra DoukasLauren PinneoLibby KorellLies van BekkumMary MillerAdministratorSarah Long
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Beyond Medication Management: The Biopsychosocial Model and Integrative Psychiatry

As a psychiatric nurse practitioner and during my former career as a nurse, I've always believed a person's well-being and mental health is not just a result of a chemical imbalance. So why would…...
assessment

More Than a Diagnosis: Benefits of Psychological Assessment

In mental health care, psychological assessment serves as a cornerstone for understanding, diagnosing, and effectively treating a wide range of psychological conditions. Through a collaborative psychological assessment, individuals gain clarity, validation, and the…...

Spirituality and the Biopsychosocial-spiritual model

Over the years, the Biopsychosocial Model has been instrumental in client-centered care for both psychiatry and therapy, leading to effective and individualized treatment and interventions for all types of mental health concerns. However, until…...
healthier relationships

Boosting Emotional Intelligence for Happier Relationships

Raising your emotional intelligence (EI) is like upgrading your relationship's operating system to the latest version—it can significantly enhance its smooth running. Now, let's explore how heightened emotional intelligence can make Cupid's job much easier in your romantic life. Have you ever been in a situation where your partner is...
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Healing Together: The Transformative Power of Process Group Therapy for Grief, Loss, and Trauma

In the intricate tapestry of human emotions, grief, loss, and trauma form some of the most challenging threads to navigate. These experiences often leave individuals feeling isolated, overwhelmed, and confused, struggling to make sense of their emotions. While traditional therapy offers valuable support, process group therapy emerges as a powerful...
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Journeying Towards Self-Acceptance and Emotional Connection: Navigating Unknown Territory through Avoidant Attachment Style

Dear potential client/individual with an avoidant attachment style,  I know it wasn’t easy for you to reach out. You have worked hard your whole life to be self-sufficient not to have to rely on others, so this is a big step for you to seek therapy. It’s clear that you...
anxious attachment, anxiety in relationships

Understanding Anxious Attachment in Relationships: A Therapist’s Perspective

Dear potential client/individual with an anxious attachment style,  I know you feel anxious about the state of your relationships (family, plutonic, and romantic). This is what brings you to therapy. You’re constantly wondering if people in your life care about you or if you’re important to them, and this worry...
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Premarital Counseling: Setting a Solid Foundation for Your Relationship

In life, we often prepare for significant events: we study for exams, undergo training for jobs, and take classes to improve our skills. Yet, when it comes to relationships, many of us dive in headfirst, hoping for the best without adequate preparation. Premarital counseling is an essential tool that helps...
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Fully Supported KAP: Prioritizing Safety and Healing for Trauma Treatment

Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) has compelling research supporting its use for treating various forms of depression. There is also emerging research that psychedelic-assisted therapies such as KAP might have utility for treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). At The Catalyst Center, we use a model for KAP that includes having a...

Unveiling Life’s Purpose Through EMDR Therapy

In life's journey, finding our purpose can often feel like navigating through a thick fog. As a therapist, I've witnessed how Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy can serve as a beacon, guiding individuals through the mist of their past experiences toward a clearer understanding of their life's purpose. ...
how to talk to your partner about couples therapy

Preventive Maintenance: Tending to Your Relationship Before It Hits a Rough Patch

Imagine tending to a campfire. You can be proactive, steadily adding small pieces of wood to maintain a consistent burn. By anticipating the fire's needs, you ensure its strength and warmth remain steady. Alternatively, you can be reactive, neglecting the fire until it starts to dwindle, then hurriedly adding large...

EMDR with Children

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. EMDR is an evidence-based practice initially developed by Francine Shapiro in 1987 as an intervention to overcome the psychologically devastating effects of trauma. EMDR with kids follows the same 8-phase protocol as EMDR does for adults, with the main differences being what it looks...
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Let’s Get Started!

There are two easy ways to connect with us. Call our office at 720-675-7123 and press “1” to be connected. Fill out the contact form to request an appointment or to learn more.

Therapy

Therapy at The Catalyst Center

The Catalyst Center is a group practice with clinicians selected for their clinical excellence, personal strengths, and commitment to catalyzing change in the world.

We believe that a collaborative, client-centered approach promotes healing. We incorporate evidence-based, state of the science interventions and treat each client with respect and compassion.

The Catalyst Center is proud to be neurodiversity-inclusive and LGBTQIA+ affirming.

Individual Therapy

High-quality collaborative individual therapy is our passion. We know the genuine connection between client and therapist is a powerful catalyst for change. Learn more about our specialties.

Child, Teen, and Family Therapy

Our child and family team strives to provide warm, attuned services to children and families. We pride ourselves on individualized care to meet each family’s unique needs. Our child team specializes in pediatric EMDR, trauma, and childhood illness.

love couples

Couples Therapy

Our therapists are skilled at helping couples strengthen their relationships during times of change. We also excel at supporting couples to rebuild after significant challenges like loss, separation, or infidelity.

telehealth

Telehealth

Telehealth at the Catalyst Center ensures that no matter where you live in Colorado or how busy your schedule is, you have access to high-quality therapy and psychiatric services.

KAP

Psychedelic Assisted Therapy

KAP can be a fast-acting, highly effective treatment for depression that has not responded to other treatments. Additionally, it shows promise in the treatment of PTSD, Anxiety, OCD, and Eating Disorders.

group therapy

Group Therapy

Group therapy offers a space where you can find solace, knowing that you are not alone in your struggles. It can be a crucial part of your journey towards healing. The Catalyst Center provides various weekly therapy groups at our Denver location. 

Meet The Therapists

Accepting New Clients

🔍

Libby Korell, MSW, LCSW

Libby Korell, LCSW is passionate about her work helping people heal from complex, multilayered traumatic histories. She has special expertise in helping children and families coping with life limiting illness, abuse, major trauma and loss. She works with children, adults and parents in a caring, direct, and warm manner. She is highly adept at working with pregnant moms, postpartum families, and adults (ages 20 and up) struggling with depression, anxiety, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder...
Read More

Hannah Pitts, MSW, LCSW

Hannah Pitts is passionate about her work with children, new mothers and parents, and complex, multilayered traumatic histories. Hannah has provided trauma-informed care to children, teens, and adults for nearly a decade. She works with all ages to provide sound care for all of her clients in a compassionate, non-judgmental environment. Hannah works with the whole family around medical issues, trauma, grief and loss, adoption, and blended families. She is trained in EMDR and Brainspotting...
Read More

Allison Kalivas, MA, MFTC

Allison Kalivas, MFTC is an empowering therapists who brings her genuine care and curiosity to each person she works with. Her specialties include EMDR, Eating Disorder Recovery, and Psychedelic Assisted Therapy. Allison's is not afraid to be in a tough place with you. She knows that coming into therapy can be a vulnerable experience. She will be your co-pilot, sitting with you in your experience and motivating you to focus on your goals...
Read More

Dorothy Moon, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Dorothy Moon is a psychologist with 15+ years of experience, she is a gifted couples and EMDR therapist who provides intensives to clients ready to dive in to healing. Dorothy is a certified EFT clinician. She uses EMDR, EFT, and somatic therapies to help adults and couples on a range of struggles including anxiety, depression, trauma, racial identity, cultural influences, life transitions, and relationship issues...
Read More

Katie Godfrey, PhD, LMFT

Dr. Katie Godfrey, LMFT brings deep compassion to her work as a psychedelic assisted therapist. Her expertise in trauma recovery and EMDR help clients to connect with her and feel safe as they engage in this transformative process. Katie believes KAP has the potential to truly help those struggling with the effects of trauma, PTSD, or depression or those who are interested in a more introspective life experience. She loves seeing clients gain a greater connection to the world around them when utilizing KAP. Katie has special interest in supporting members of the LGBTQ+ communities...
Read More

Lauren Pinneo, MSW, LCSW, LAC

With 15+ years as a therapist, Lauren Pinneo, LCSW, LAC, is a passionate advocate for her clients, supporting them as they heal from painful traumas. She uses her expertise in EMDR and psychedelic-assisted therapy to help clients move forward in a new direction. Lauren's warm and empowering personality allows her to connect with clients, while her depth of experience ensures her clients make tangible progress...
Read More

AJ Grovert, PsyD, LCP

Dr. AJ Grovert is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with expertise in EMDR, perinatal mental health, psychological assessment and psychedelic-assisted therapy. She has significant experience and passion for working with Jewish clients, LGBTQ+ communities, female veterans, and those recovering from religious traumas. She has been in practice for over 10 years and specializes in a number of areas such as trauma, perinatal mental health, anxiety, and emerging adulthood...
Read More

Therapists not currently accepting new clients

Chelsea Campbell, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Chelsea Campbell is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Assessment Coordinator at Catalyst. She...

Read More

Erin Jacklin, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Erin Jacklin, CEO and founder of The Catalyst Center is passionate about psychedelic assisted...

Read More

Erin Staniszeski, MSW, LCSW

Erin Staniszeski, LCSW is passionate about her work with survivors of mass shootings, childhood trauma...

Read More

Joey Tadie, PhD, LCP

Dr. Joey Tadie is a talented psychologist with a gift for connecting with people. He...

Read More

Karmen Thulin, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Karmen Thulin is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist serving clients remotely. She is easy to...

Read More

Katie Godfrey, PhD, LMFT

Dr. Katie Godfrey, LMFT is a seasoned expert in trauma recovery with EMDR, perinatal mood...

Read More

Kendra Doukas, MS, LMFT

Kendra Doukas, LMFT is the Clinical Director of The Catalyst Center. Kendra is an experienced...

Read More

Lies van Bekkum, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Lies van Bekkum is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Perinatal Coordinator at The Catalyst Center...

Read More

Mary Miller, MS, LCSW

Mary Miller, LCSW is known for creating a space where clients feel safe and comfortable...

Read More

Sarah Long, PsyD, LCP

Dr. Sarah Long is a gifted psychologist with over a decade of experience helping people...

Read More

Hear from our team

The Catalyst Center Blog

All Adrienne LongAJ GrovertAlex SmithAllison KalivasAdminChelsea CampbellCJ ClinkscalesDorothy MoonErin JacklinErin StaniszeskiGrace FilissHannah PittsJenn KloewerJoey TadieKarmen ThulinKatie GodfreyKendra DoukasLauren PinneoLibby KorellLies van BekkumMary MillerAdministratorSarah Long
🔍

Beyond Medication Management: The Biopsychosocial Model and Integrative Psychiatry

As a psychiatric nurse practitioner and during my former career as a nurse, I've always believed a person's well-being and mental health is not just a result of a chemical imbalance. So why would…...
assessment

More Than a Diagnosis: Benefits of Psychological Assessment

In mental health care, psychological assessment serves as a cornerstone for understanding, diagnosing, and effectively treating a wide range of psychological conditions. Through a collaborative psychological assessment, individuals gain clarity, validation, and the…...

Spirituality and the Biopsychosocial-spiritual model

Over the years, the Biopsychosocial Model has been instrumental in client-centered care for both psychiatry and therapy, leading to effective and individualized treatment and interventions for all types of mental health concerns. However, until…...
healthier relationships

Boosting Emotional Intelligence for Happier Relationships

Raising your emotional intelligence (EI) is like upgrading your relationship's operating system to the latest version—it can significantly enhance its smooth running. Now, let's explore how heightened emotional intelligence can make Cupid's job much easier in your romantic life. Have you ever been in a situation where your partner is...
grief and loss, grief and loss group, trauma, trauma group

Healing Together: The Transformative Power of Process Group Therapy for Grief, Loss, and Trauma

In the intricate tapestry of human emotions, grief, loss, and trauma form some of the most challenging threads to navigate. These experiences often leave individuals feeling isolated, overwhelmed, and confused, struggling to make sense of their emotions. While traditional therapy offers valuable support, process group therapy emerges as a powerful...
avoidant attachment style, avoidant, avoidant attachment

Journeying Towards Self-Acceptance and Emotional Connection: Navigating Unknown Territory through Avoidant Attachment Style

Dear potential client/individual with an avoidant attachment style,  I know it wasn’t easy for you to reach out. You have worked hard your whole life to be self-sufficient not to have to rely on others, so this is a big step for you to seek therapy. It’s clear that you...
anxious attachment, anxiety in relationships

Understanding Anxious Attachment in Relationships: A Therapist’s Perspective

Dear potential client/individual with an anxious attachment style,  I know you feel anxious about the state of your relationships (family, plutonic, and romantic). This is what brings you to therapy. You’re constantly wondering if people in your life care about you or if you’re important to them, and this worry...
premarital counseling, premarital therapist,

Premarital Counseling: Setting a Solid Foundation for Your Relationship

In life, we often prepare for significant events: we study for exams, undergo training for jobs, and take classes to improve our skills. Yet, when it comes to relationships, many of us dive in headfirst, hoping for the best without adequate preparation. Premarital counseling is an essential tool that helps...
ketamine, ketamine therapy, trauma, safe ketamine treatment

Fully Supported KAP: Prioritizing Safety and Healing for Trauma Treatment

Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) has compelling research supporting its use for treating various forms of depression. There is also emerging research that psychedelic-assisted therapies such as KAP might have utility for treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). At The Catalyst Center, we use a model for KAP that includes having a...

Unveiling Life’s Purpose Through EMDR Therapy

In life's journey, finding our purpose can often feel like navigating through a thick fog. As a therapist, I've witnessed how Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy can serve as a beacon, guiding individuals through the mist of their past experiences toward a clearer understanding of their life's purpose. ...
how to talk to your partner about couples therapy

Preventive Maintenance: Tending to Your Relationship Before It Hits a Rough Patch

Imagine tending to a campfire. You can be proactive, steadily adding small pieces of wood to maintain a consistent burn. By anticipating the fire's needs, you ensure its strength and warmth remain steady. Alternatively, you can be reactive, neglecting the fire until it starts to dwindle, then hurriedly adding large...

EMDR with Children

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. EMDR is an evidence-based practice initially developed by Francine Shapiro in 1987 as an intervention to overcome the psychologically devastating effects of trauma. EMDR with kids follows the same 8-phase protocol as EMDR does for adults, with the main differences being what it looks...
Load More

Let’s Get Started!

There are two easy ways to connect with us. Call our office at 720-675-7123 and press “1” to be connected. Fill out the contact form to request an appointment or to learn more.

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