Julie Reichenberger is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and the founder of Denver Metro Counseling. She started her career in Public Health working in suicide prevention and in 2005 transitioned into Mental Health. She holds a Master of Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2007 and received a Certificate in Adolescent Mental Health through the University of Illinois Champagne Urbana in 2008. She has extensive training in suicide intervention and loss and provides workshops for others in the community, including clinicians, in suicide interventions. She is nation-wide facilitator for Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Training (ASIST), has completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma and ADHD coaching. Since 2006, she has worked in private practice, inpatient psychiatric hospitals and crisis evaluation.
Julie values ongoing education, teaching, and consultation. She provides consultation for other clinicians specifically around suicide risk, assessment, and treatment and ADHD. She started DMC in 2014 with the goal of creating a place where people feel valued, respected, and supported by their therapist. She has been thoughtful about the growth and direction of DMC and has hired and collaborates with people who share the same values and care in providing therapeutic supports.
Julie works with adolescents, young adults, adults, parents and families and specializes in ADHD, trauma, suicide risk, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, life transitions and loss.
“I believe in the ability to recover and grow through the pain life can present us and use evidenced-based practices to help my clients learn this hopeful approach to therapy. I truly value being able to connect with clients and provide a space for them to share their story.”
Molly Ward is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and began working at Denver Metro Counseling in January 2019. She holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Denver and has completed a post-graduate certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy through Denver Family Institute.
Molly has sought ongoing education in suicide assessment and intervention, intervening in crisis, family systems work, mentorship, attachment and trauma. She has worked as an advocate with victims of assault and as a mentor with teens prior to completing her graduate-level training.
Molly works with adolescents, young adults, adults and families, dedicating her work to ongoing learning with clients, seeking to understand their experience. She uses an integrated, systemic approach to treatment addressing anxiety, depression, ADHD, substance abuse, family and relationship issues, trauma, and suicide risk.
“I am dedicated to helping others heal through connection and relationships. Life can be chaotic and take you through many ups and downs. I’m here to listen, empower and provide the tools needed to get through inevitable obstacles.”
Karan Steuart is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC). She began working at Denver Metro Counseling in August 2019. Karan holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Metropolitan State University with an emphasis in Addiction Studies.
Karan has worked in the field of drug and alcohol counseling with adolescents and adults since 2004 in correctional and residential treatment settings providing group, individual, and family therapy. She has worked with individuals and families as they transition back to the community. Karan is currently the Head of High School Mental Health Counseling at a private school and offers supports to students with learning disabilities and mental health concerns, their parents, and staff.
Karan works with teens, adults, and parents using empathy, compassion, and empowerment. She recognizes the need for supporting individuals struggling with substance abuse, anxiety, depression, trauma, and school challenges.
In addition to her focus on helping teens and young adults who are in the process of recovery, she offers her services and skills to assist parents and family members inevitably affected during the progression.
Karan uses a trauma-informed, mindfulness, and strengths-based approach to working with her clients.