Li Brookens, LCSW, CGP
Founder / Clinical Director
Li Brookens is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), certified group psychotherapist (CGP), and clinical hypnotherapist providing psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and groups in Boulder, Colorado. Li has advanced skills in working with LGBTQ+ identities, young adults, and groups. Li works collaboratively with clients weaving together modern psychodynamic theory and postmodern therapy using a social justice lens that centers on marginalized identities. "I believe that each client I work with has an inner knowing that is seeking to be uncovered. I see my job as helping my clients excavate that knowledge so they can empower themselves to make meaningful changes in their lives."
Nicole Garcia, MA, LPC
Nicole M. Garcia (she/her/hers) is an an out and proud transgender Latina. She has a Master of Arts in Counseling from CU Denver, is a Nationally Certified Counselor, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado (LPC.0014519). Nicole is also a candidate for Ordained Ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Nicole is on track to be awarded a Master of Divinity on May 20, 2018 from Luther Seminary in St. Paul MN.
Read more about Nicole on her website: https://www.nicolegarciacounseling.org/
Ray Lewey, LPCC
Ray believes deeply in the inherent health of each person. As a trans* non-binary person, Ray understands the ways in which LGBTQIA+ folks often repress aspects of themselves to access safety and acceptance. Ray aims to transform internalized messages of unworthiness into narratives of empowerment and strength. At Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence, Ray worked with individuals, families, and groups from various marginalized locations, incorporating social justice issues into the therapeutic alliance. In addition, Ray specializes in addiction and trauma, with years of experience working at residential treatment centers. As a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPCC), Ray draws from their training in Contemplative Psychotherapy, using mindfulness to support clients in connecting with their profound wisdom..
Lisa Wallace, MA, Registered Psychotherapist
A Contemplative Psychotherapist with a passion for political theology, social justice and mindfulness practices, Lisa is committed to developing the skills and awareness needed to support individuals and foster healthy communities. As a recent graduate of Naropa University, Lisa worked with LGBTQIA+ teens and young adults as an intern for OASOS, a department of Boulder County Public Health. While there, Lisa saw how the issues a client brings to therapy are compounded by, or rooted in, environmental and social factors. As a Registered Psychotherapist, Lisa's belief is that healing happens in community. "My job is to help people realize their full potential. I am qualified to do so only to the extent to which I understand that to be true of myself."
Griffin Jensen, MA, Registered Psychotherapist
Griffin is a trained dance/movement therapist with a degree in Somatic Counseling. Leaning on their training, Griffin utilizes a holistic approach to providing psychotherapeutic services to individuals, various relationship configurations, and groups. By gently bringing attention to internal sensations, feelings, and thoughts, clients are able to turn towards their most genuine, creative, empowered and resilient selves. Through a client-centered, trauma-informed, social justice lens, Griffin also takes into account the larger systems at play in regards to each client's identity development and intersectionality. Because of this, Griffin stays curious about how power, privilege, and oppression influence each client's day-to-day life. Griffin has worked with LGBTQIA+ folx of all ages, especially teens and young adults, in various capacities throughout Boulder County for the past 5 years.