Whitney works with clients aged 18 and older. She sees women, men, members of the LGBTQ community, and people from multiple cultural backgrounds. Whitney uses a variety of therapeutic approaches, based upon what seems to be most comfortable and effective for each individual client. Whitney strives to make therapy a stress-free and calming experience, with a combination of client-directed focus and her observations and suggestions for forward progress.
Whitney has worked at multiple non-profit agencies, where she created community connections for clients, helped clients with educational and career goal-setting (life coaching), educated clients about the benefits of therapy, and encouraged clients to see themselves in the most positive light possible.
Whitney worked as a caseworker in Child Protective Services, helping families for three and a half years. In this position, she worked with clients from varied races and cultural backgrounds. She focused on de-escalating confrontation, and helped families to understand that all people are different.
Whitney is only offering tele-health sessions (until the situation with COVID changes). Her office is located in the Highlands neighborhood of Denver, and she also works a few hours a week at an office in Lakewood. She takes her first appointment of the day at 10:00 and the latest appointment of the day at 4:00. These hours are the same from Monday to Thursday. She does not work Fridays or weekends.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals
LGBTQIA topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Please note that while Whitney does work with clients facing relationship issues, she does not do couples counseling or family counseling.
Private practice, 2018 - Present
CPS caseworker, 2017 - 2019
University of Denver, MSW, 2010
University of Northern Colorado, BA, 1997