Meet Jen Amaral-Kunze
Certified Recovery Nutrition Coach, Licensed Professional Counselor, EMDR & Reiki Master
M.Ed, LPC, EMDR, CRNC1, BS
Jennifer developed Beyond the Mirror in 2006. Her clinical experience includes extensive work with trauma, eating disorders, addiction, anxiety, depression, human sexuality, women’s issues, family therapy, teen issues, kids & adults with Aspergers/Autism (which she likes to call Awesomeism), GLBTIQ issues and integrative nutrition for mental health.
Jennifer integrates a variety of techniques and perspectives from interpersonal therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mindfulness techniques, and the identification of personal values & goals to create a treatment that is tailored to each individual.
She believes in a whole-body approach to health. She believes that in many cases, nutritional and integrative medicine can work together with and/or replace medications to decrease symptoms and support mental health.
Jennifer is a Certified Recovery Nutrition Coach with a Certification in Biochemical and Nutritional Approaches to Mental Health and Addiction Recovery. She is currently working on her CMHIMP [Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider].
Meet Jen Knopp, MA, LPC
Jen earned her Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from Saint Martin’s University in May 2009. She has worked in multiple therapeutic settings and provided counseling services to a variety of different populations. Some of these include individual, family, group, couples counseling, co-occurring disorder counseling, school-based, residential crisis counseling, and vocational rehabilitation counseling.
Jen has devoted many hours towards eating-disorder counseling, awareness, and prevention. It is Jen’s belief that each client is unique; therefore, the counseling services provided need to suit the individual.
“I love helping people create balance in their lives emotionally, nutritionally, and physically through teaching people how to live intuitively. This means that I believe each person has a different formula that produces a healthy balance in their lives. I assist people in assessing all areas of their lives, identifying which areas may be out of balance, and developing a solution-based plan to create the life they have always wanted.”
Currently offering Telehealth Only
Aleeza received her bachelor’s in Psychology and graduated Cum Laude in 2018 and Summa Cum Laude with her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in children and adolescents and play therapy in 2020 from the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). Aleeza spent two years as a researcher at UNC studying the effects of trauma on executive functioning and overall outcomes in college-aged students. She has been at a private practice in Denver in an administrative role, as well as a co-leader in social groups and an associate since 2017.
Aleeza conducted her Masters internship at Beyond the Mirror and is excited to now be a part of the clinical team. Aleeza has experience working with clients from various backgrounds including ADHD, ASD, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Learning Disorders, Trauma backgrounds, and those in the LGBTQ+ community, as well as training in Play Therapy. Aleeza was born and raised in Colorado. She offers a comforting, supportive environment utilizing various creative, fun, and engaging activities via Telehealth. Aleeza believes that everyone has a story to share, almost always one of resilience, and the therapist’s role is to be the client’s fellow traveler as they journey through the world. Aleeza utilizes therapeutic approaches from Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to focus on mindfulness, positivity, and highlight in-born strengths to tailor interventions towards the needs of her clients, and their support systems
Meet James 'Jimmy' Hinshaw, MA, LPCC
James received his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Northern Colorado. He has a passion for expressive arts and mindfulness, taking a full-body approach to the therapeutic process. James has experience working with individuals of various ages who struggle with depression, anxiety, past or present trauma, addiction, and self-esteem/worth. His experience extends to couples and family challenges as well. In addition, he has worked extensively with victims of sexual violence.
His approach is strength-based with an emphasizes in mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Approach, Expressive Arts Therapy, and Client Centered Therapy. James believes that the mind, body, and spirit are all connected, and harmony can be found when understanding how all these aspects of the self interact with one another. Utilizing a variety of tools gives him the ability to approach individuals in a way that is unique and reflects who they are.
James values providing an environment that is safe, confidential, and non-judgmental. He believes that we are all beautiful messes in our own unique way, and that understanding ourselves and learning how to find balance in the midst of chaos helps us feel the peace and understanding to view ourselves positively to appreciate and refine the beautiful mess within us all.
Meet Audrey Patterson
BA, Master's Level Intern
Audrey is a third-year graduate student studying Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling at Naropa University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She received her BA in psychology and sociology/anthropology at Lake Forest College, and went on to study Heart Rhythm Meditation and meditation mentoring in iamHeart’s immersive programs, which she continues to enjoy. Meditation is an important resource for her, and she brings these skills of mindfulness, centering, and breath and body awareness to those she works with, to foster greater acceptance and understanding.
She takes a client-centered approach, working in partnership with clients to acknowledge their lives from a variety of angles, ranging from cultural contexts to mental, physical, and spiritual health. This multi-level perspective makes up the basis of her transpersonal approach, and she acknowledges the innate wholeness in her clients, which they can learn to recognize. Audrey has experience working with adults in a variety of life stages, especially elders. She is from the South Suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, and loves nature, writing, and playing the
Alyssa Anderson, MA, LPC
Aly received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Bowling Green State University and has since provided individualized counseling to youth in both a community mental-health setting and in a private practice.
Aly has served clients aged 3 to 25, and is skilled addressing child development, trauma, depression/anxiety, self-injury, and LGBQQIAAPP+ and Trans/Gender Expansive.
As a therapist who specializes in working with children, adolescents and young adults, Aly uses a combination of developmental, behavioral and expressive therapeutic approaches tailored to each client’s current needs. Aly’s clinical style is strengths-based and client-centered. She prioritizes transparency, flexibility, and honest communication in the therapeutic relationship.
She recognizes that youth today are growing up in a complicated world that presents new challenges for parents, children, and young adults. Aly strives to address these challenges while creating a safe and productive space for clients to grow their resilience, strengthen their voice, and find confidence in their individuality.
Meet Shawn Stooksbury, M.Ed, LPCC
Shawn is an LPCC with a Masters of Education degree from Colorado State University. She has more
than 15 years of experience providing counseling services.
Shawn has worked with a variety of individuals from kindergarten through young adults in college. She has worked with clients both individually and in small groups settings. Shawn has an extensive history working with
teachers, parents, and families in both counseling center and school settings. She has provided counseling services to a variety of populations. Some of these include individuals with anxiety, depression, OCD, Aspergers, eating issues, and social issues. Shawn identifies and integrates a variety of treatment therapies to best meet
the needs and goals of her clients. Her goal is to empower her clients to create balance, wellness, strength, and peace.
Shawn enjoys spending time with her family and her dog Lucy. Any day being active anywhere outside,
especially on the water, is a great day!
Andrea Atherton, MS, CAS, CRE, CYT, ATR-BC
Andrea’s approach is to treat client’s as a whole in mind, body and spirit while taking their inner wisdom to create the foundation of the therapeutic process. Andrea has 26 years of clinical experience and has an M.S. in Art Therapy
(1997) is an Registered-Baord Certified Art Therapist, Certified Addictions Specialist, Certified Yoga Teacher, Certified Relationship Expert and Reiki Master.
In working with individuals and couples, Andrea incorporates talk and experiential techniques that include: talk therapy, art therapy, mindfulness, trauma informed
yoga therapy, somatic work, Reiki and spiritual counseling. She specializes in treating mood disorders, trauma, emotional sensitivities (empaths), narcissist abuse, codependency/addiction; and issues related to body image, family of origin and intimate partnerships.
Andrea is passionate about the power of love and empowered life that centers around your own inner wisdom to break out of cultural norms that are limiting
your personal growth. She offers that space to explore your own core values to release old patterns and beliefs that keep you stuck. While you often have all the answers within, there are times when you need a professional to help and perspective to implement lasting change.
‘Art can permeate the very deepest part of us, where no words exist.’ -Ellen
Meet Joseph Kunze, CAS, MBSAT, CMT,
Joseph is a Certified Addictions Technician who specializes in the treatment of Substance Use Disorders. Joseph believes that every person's journey to recovery is unique. He takes a personalized approach to therapy, tailoring treatment plans to meet your needs and goals. He is dedicated to helping individuals and families overcome that challenges of addiction and embark on a path of lasting recovery. Joseph has experience working in both out-patient and residential care.
Joseph has a long history of taking a full body approach to creating wellness within the Mind, Body and
Spirit. He formed a working relationship with this approach through his practice as a Licensed Massage
Therapist for 8 years. He uses many of the principles that he has learned in his counseling practice
including mindfulness and meditation as well as integrating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
He has lived in Colorado since he was 5 and loves spending time outdoors riding his bike and hiking in the
beautiful Rocky Mountains.
“I am truly honored to join each client on their journey of recovery. Though this path may seem
overwhelming and even impossible at times, we will find solutions and tools that can bring about a new
and meaningful way of living …instead of just surviving.”
***Joseph's Services are Self-Pay & Sliding Scale Only***
Heather Greenberg, BA, MA Candidate, CMT, Reiki Master
Heather is a graduate student studying Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling at Naropa
University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. She has a BA in psychology and fine arts from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Empire State College.
Heather is a certified Reiki practitioner and was a Massage Therapist licensed in both Arizona and New York.
She continues to practice art, Reiki and individual body work techniques for her personal healing, as well as with her clients.
Heather has worked with clients of all backgrounds and ages in all life stages from children to elders in hospice. Her approach is more client-centered. She strives to create a safe and healing environment, actively promoting clients' personal growth and assisting them in reaching their
optimal potential. In her free time she enjoys swimming, being in nature, and creating art.
Anne is a certified Reiki Master and Practitioner. She believes in the holistic nature of healing, addressing not just physical ailments but also the emotional and energetic imbalances that often underlie them.
It is her passion to help individuals through their healing
journey. She found Reiki during her own struggle with chronic pain, fatigue, anxiety, and depression from
physical health issues. Reiki has helped her find balance and along with the right medical treatments and
medications, she is able to enjoy living again.
Anne also an artist, Attunement Practitioner, a lifelong
Buddhist and meditator, a mom, a grandmother, a friend, and an ordinary human being in this healing
Your journey is as unique as you are. I offer personalized Reiki sessions that cater to your specific needs and goals.
Opting to work with a master's level intern for holistic counseling can be a holistic and cost-effective approach to achieving overall well-being. Interns bring fresh perspectives and a commitment to personalized care, often tailoring their therapeutic techniques to address not only psychological concerns but also the broader aspects of your life, including social, environmental, and cultural influences.
Their supervision by experienced professionals ensures ethical and quality treatment, and their affordability allows you to access holistic care without straining your budget. This collaborative journey with an intern may empower you to explore innovative approaches and develop a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of your mental, emotional, and physical health, fostering a comprehensive and balanced path to wellness.
Often times intern services can be billed directly though your insurance. If your insurance does not allow this, Interns can slide their scale as low as $75/Visit
Meet Chelsea Bruntmyer, MA, LPCC
Chelsea received her bachelor’s in Psychology and Biohealth Sciences from Oregon State University in 2017. She received her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2022 from Adams State University. Chelsea completed her practicum in crisis services and her internship in an intensive outpatient program for children and adolescents. She has experience working in community mental health in crisis services, addiction, school-based counseling, and outpatient behavioral health services; as well as at an intensive outpatient program for adolescents with eating disorders. While in these various roles, she has a background in working with clients who experience the effects of ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Trauma, and behavioral disorders.
The therapeutic approaches Chelsea uses include Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and is trained in Child-Centered Play Therapy. Chelsea’s hope is to provide her clients with skills, identify their strengths, and negate barriers to assist them in moving towards healing and gaining autonomy.
Chelsea was born in Oregon and raised in Montana. She moved to Colorado with her husband in 2019 where they now are raising their children. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, watching professional sports, coaching soccer, reading, and playing with her children (two and four legged).
Pia Jansen, MSW
Pia offers soul-centered counseling services for people of all ages and gender identities. She received her Master’s vin Social Work from the University of Amsterdam , and has travelled all over the world to discover humanity in different cultures.
Pia has worked extensively with individuals who have experienced childhood trauma. She worked alongside the Poudre School District for many years, offering groups and equine-assisted therapy to youth.
We can all get stuck in old patterns and behaviors. Pia works with individuals, couples and families to remove blocks and help clients learn effective tools to move forward into a more fulfilling life.
Pia is a certified meditator. She incorporates meditation skills into her practice upon request to help clients develop greater self-awareness, reduce stress and decrease anxiety. Pia has a variety of treatment approaches including: Art Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
In her free time she loves to ride horses, hike with her two amazing dogs and cook delicious food.
"It is an honor for me to work with people who have courage to reach out for support. I do believe that people are able to unlock their own answers when supported by a kind yet clear counselor."
Languages Spoken Include: English, Dutch & French
MBA, RDN, NBC-HWC, MSW-S
Lisa Paige is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) since 2008 and Certified Health and
Wellness Coach since 2017.
She has provided nutrition counseling services to all ages in a variety of clinical settings, including acute care and ICU hospitalizations, oncology, rehabilitation/skilled nursing, primary care, and in-home care. She has been a nutrition educator in diabetes self-care and weight management
In all of these experiences, she found a calling as someone who explains the science of human nutrition so clients can make realistic decisions and choices, and
not just memorize someone’s rules and opinions. She recently completed certification as an Intuitive Eating Counselor and thoroughly enjoys assisting clients to regain the joy of eating. She likes to call herself a weight-neutral dietitian who focuses on helping a person develop and maintain a positive body relationship. She will complete her Master in Social Work from University of Denver in June 2023 and is excited to add therapeutic counseling to her services.
She works with clients of all ages, and currently has an interest in assisting emerging adults to
develop healthy relationships with food and eating. She has two adult daughters and five grand-
dogs. She loves the outdoors, and you can find her biking, hiking, horseback riding, and skiing in
Western Colorado most any weekend.
***We Do NOT Accept Insurance For Dietitian Services. Dietitian Services Are Self-Pay Only. Sliding Fee Ava
Hope Kunze, Reiki II, Adventure Guide
Hope is a certified Reiki practitioner dedicated to guiding you on your journey towards physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Her approach to Reiki is deeply rooted in empathy, understanding, and non-judgment.
She creates a safe and nurturing space where you can explore your emotions, release energetic blockages, and embrace a profound sense of peace.
Hope has years of experience creating positive and enjoyable journeys for individuals while promoting personal growth, teamwork, and a sense of community. She has had rewarding and transformative adventures supervising and guiding individuals on adventure trips including, hiking, rafting & rock climbing.
Hope is also a preschool teacher. She has a gift for fostering a nurturing and supportive learning environment that promotes social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth. She specializes in providing early childhood education to young children typically between the ages of 1 to 5 years old.
Hope is certified in wilderness, first aid, lifeguarding, rock, climbing, and CPR.
***Insurance Does NOT Cover Reiki. Reiki Is Self-Pay Only***
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