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Therapy for Individuals, Couples, Families, & Adolescents

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About Our Team

Leilani Cullen MA LMFT is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (CO #913) and (WY #254) who provides individual (child, adolescent, and adult), couples and family therapy integrating evidence-based, trauma-informed, relationship-centered, culturally-sensitive, strengths-honored Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Attachment Focused EMDR therapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology informed, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) aware, Gottman method, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, and systems therapies incorporating the latest neuroscience in her private group practice in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Douglas, Wyoming.

Leilani Cullen MA LMFT enjoys serving a broad spectrum of clients including those with loneliness, insecurity, anxiety, depression, bipolar, PTSD, relationship problems, eating disorders and some addictions.

A prominent relationship therapist, Leilani Cullen MA LMFT has presented at local regional workshops, supervises graduate students and post-graduates, provides peer consultations on the topics of EMDR therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and the Gottman method, assists with experiential exercises at AEDP trainings, and hosts AEDP lunch and learns monthly.

Leilani Cullen is also an AAMFT Approved Supervisor who provides supervision for candidates for licensure and graduate student interns as an internship site via Zoom.

Education

  • 2000 Graduated Argosy University MA with emphasis in marriage and family therapy

License, Certifications & Awards

  • LMFT Colorado #913
  • LMFT Wyoming #254
  • MFT Hawaii #240 (Inactive)

Additional Training

  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • Gottman method Level I
  • EMDR therapy trained
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy externship completed
  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) Level 3

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • AAMFT
  • EMDR Pikes Peak Region
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy lifetime member
  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Rocky Mountain member
  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Institute member

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Martina Mettes, BA, MFTC. (Independent Contractor)

I strongly believe that therapy can help you function at your best, individually, and relationally. Therapy helps to address psychological, behavioral and emotional obstacles that stand between you and how you want to be. It also can help you face difficulties with more ease, work toward resolutions and solutions, and experience more joy.

When people are not at their best, they know and feel it, but often can’t pinpoint why. They feel sad, anxious or depressed, or feel they don’t fit in or not understood by others. This can be a lonely place. Many have been stuck in their situation for a while, even years, before they look for help. It can be overwhelming. The good news is that people can and do change. Sharing and voicing your issues with a therapist can be a great starting point.

As a therapist I will be on your team. I will listen attentively and be there to help you find and express your voice that has been kept down for so long. If you come in as a couple or family, I am there to help everyone to be heard and understood and then team up with all to have healthier and more productive relationships with each other and yourself.  You, as an individual or part of the family or couple, can learn to see what is going on. You can learn to make yourself understood and understand others, you can learn to see your thinking, behavioral, emotional and belief patterns that have kept you unhappy for so long. What is great is that you can find and implement new patterns that will make your life more productive and more joyful.

Everyone starts were they are, today, no matter where that may be. It doesn’t matter where you start. What matters is that you want to go forward to where you want to be. I feel excited and privileged that I may support, encourage and accompany you on this exciting and challenging journey.

I have a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Colorado (Boulder) and am working on my masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at Regis University (Denver). I have worked with clients at the Regis University MFT center in Thornton. I have worked with Gottman Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) and Solution Focused Therapy.

Currently I am working on my certification in EFT. I have worked with teens, adults, elderly, couples and families. I know that many (if not all) of us have experienced trauma and that determines a lot of our obstacles. I am familiar with somatic experiencing, and brain spotting and mindfulness.

Beside my studies and certifications, the greatest teacher has been life itself. I have learned from being a mother and a spouse, from divorce and re-marriage. I am the mother of three (mostly grown) kids and stepmom of three grown step kids. Each of those journeys have given me joys and challenges and the learning continues, since none of us is ever final in our growth. I have experience with LGBTQ challenges through one of my kids, their friends and as a parent.

Things I enjoy and that have taught me also are music (listening, playing and teaching), nature, reading, foreign languages (I wish I could speak more of them), Youtube, (my) kids and stepkids, reading, traveling and talking with and listening to people.

Insurance:

  • Cigna
  • Medicaid (Colorado Community Health Alliance)
  • Self Pay

Vanessa Fagnant, M.T.S., MFTC (Independent Contractor)

I am a wife, and mother of three young children. I know the struggles of Marriage and Family, but I also know the joys.  Not only have I completed a Masters in Marriage and Family Studies (M.T.S.) and Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Masters from Regis University, I have been on my own personal journey of embracing joy with every challenge of life.  Sometimes the positive CORE emotions can be overlooked in therapy.  I believe in expanding both positive and negative experiences as outlined in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy.  I look forward to accompanying other families, couples, and individuals in their journey to find hope and joy in whatever life brings.

My master's in Theological Studies gives me a profound respect for all humans.  I have integrated the philosophy of “Being as Gift” into the Human Validation Model of therapy. This philosophy highlights who we are as humans, and shifts the value from what we do to who we are. So often we do not learn this message in today’s society or from our Family of Origin. Sometimes we need help shifting our views and learning to validate and affirm our unique selves.

Practice Specialties or Areas of Interest:

I enjoy working with couples and families from all backgrounds.  I have a special heart for Latino families (since I grew up with a stepfather from Peru).  I am also able to offer a unique experience for Christian and Catholic couples and families wishing to integrate God as an attachment figure (as outlined in Dr. Johnson’s book Created for Connection ). I help couples and families resolve conflict by identifying the underlying emotions and cycles or patterns (using EFT).  Identifying “the cycle as the problem” helps resolve conflict and move into positive patterns and ways to communicate.

I have worked with teens for over 7 years in youth ministry (large and small group settings).  I worked with children from preschool to 8 th grade in a private school setting, so I am comfortable and willing to see families of all ages.  I use play therapy (available for all ages) and imagery to engage integration of right brain to aid processing of anxiety, depression, and relational trauma.

Ages Treated: Teens ages 13+ and Adults

Session Format: Individual, Adolescent, Couple, and Family Therapy

Treatment Approach:

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (Completed EFT externship)
  • Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT)
  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
  • Play Therapy  

Education:

  • Vanessa is a graduate from Regis University (COAMFTE accredited) and completed her degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in August 2021
  • Graduated from Masters in Theological Studies, Marriage and Family from The Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family Studies in 2015
  • Graduated with B.A. in Integrated Marketing Communications, UNLV

Insurance:

  • Cigna
  • Medicaid (Colorado Community Health Alliance)
  • Self-pay/sliding scale (no insurance)

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Direct Phone # for scheduled clients:

  • (719) 362-0097


Martha Hall 

Martha Hall is a Clinical Mental Health Counseling student and therapy intern. She specializes in healing teens and parents who struggle with the transition from childhood to adolescence as well as individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, and sleep disturbance. This approach allows Martha to serve a variety of clients including those with ADHD, anxiety, depression, relationship problems or adjustment disorders.

Ages Treated: Children 5+, Adolescents, Adults

Session Format: Individual, Child, Couple, and Family Therapy

Treatment Approaches: Person-centered, mindfulness, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Professional activities and Memberships: ACA and IAAOC

Education: Martha graduated from Louisiana State University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology.

Email: [email protected]

Direct phone for Scheduling: 719-644-6950  

Available: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Wednesday

Insurance:

  • Cigna
  • Medicaid (Colorado Community Health Alliance)

Karen D. Matuska LPCC (Independent Contractor)

I am honored to work with people through their most difficult times and struggles, and my greatest joy is to watch people not only survive their struggles but discover how to thrive in new ways.  I believe this healing is possible for all people even when clients do not believe it for themselves.  Whether the challenges you face are depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, work or school stress, a health crisis, or something else, I want you to know you do not need to do this on your own.

My background includes hospice work experience during which I supported people through caregiving, significant illness and end of life.  I have worked as a pastor and an interfaith professional chaplain. I also have a background working with medical and religious professionals. 

 Session Format: Individual (emerging adult, adult, retirees)

Treatment Approaches: Accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy (AEDP), existential therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).  Spiritual direction is also available.

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Association for Creativity in Counseling (ACC)
  • Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religions Values in Counseling (ASERVIC)

Education

  • MA from Adams State University -  Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2021)
  • MDiv from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (2009)

Insurance

  • Cigna
  • Medicaid (CCHA)
  • Self-pay/sliding scale (no insurance)

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Direct Phone for Scheduled Clients

  • 719-581-7589



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