Stephanie Bagwell, PsyD
Dr. Stephanie Bagwell is a licensed clinical psychologist (Psy.D.) who has 15+ years of experience working with adults, children, adolescents, and parents. Dr. Bagwell received her doctorate of clinical psychology at the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. Her experience includes working with anxiety, depression, attention/focus issues, motivation, trauma, life transitions, relationships, stress management, family system issues, and substance abuse.
Using a relational and solution-focused approach, Dr. Bagwell provides support and strategies individualized for your needs. Dr. Bagwell has lived and studied abroad and enjoys traveling. Cultural considerations are an integral part of her clinical framework. She has worked in a broad range of settings, including community based, inpatient, and outpatient hospitals and residential substance abuse treatment. Dr. Bagwell offers telehealth and in-person appointments at the Loveland and Fort Collins offices.
Aleesa Brauer, MSW
Aleesa Brauer is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) who has 20+ years of experience working with people on a variety of issues. Aleesa received her Master’s in Social Work degree from the University of Denver. She has experience working with LGBTQ+ issues such as coming out, adjustment to new medical diagnoses like HIV and cancer, depression, anxiety, substance use or abuse, grief/loss, trauma/PTSD, relationship issues, domestic violence/intimate partner violence, career/employment issues, aging, and end-of-life issues.
She is trained in multiple types of psychotherapy and will tailor her approach to what works best for you. She believes you are the expert on yourself and will work with you on your goals during therapy using a trauma-informed approach. She has worked with people in a wide range of settings including an outpatient medical clinic, jails, non-profit agencies serving women, programs for single parent and two parent families, community mental health, day treatment and residential treatment for children and adolescents, and shelters for women impacted by domestic violence. She sees individual adults ages 18 and up for individual therapy. Aleesa offers telehealth only appointments.
Nadara Dauk, MA
Nadara Dauk is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has experience working with adults and couples in both community and private practice settings. Her unconditional acceptance and compassion fosters a safe and inclusive environment for you to process life experiences, gain insight, and apply helpful strategies to cope with stressors.
Her experience includes working with depression, anxiety, trauma, OCD, domestic violence, relationships, and eating disorders. Nadara primarily uses an Acceptance and Commitment based approach (ACT), encouraging the exploration and application of values-based living strategies to help you live a rich and meaningful life. She is honored to partner with you, offering empathy and support as you navigate the healing process. Nadara offers telehealth only appointments.
Rani Springman, MSW
Rani Springman is a Clinical Social Worker Candidate (SWC) who has experience working with adults, children, and adolescents. Rani received her Master’s in Social Work from Colorado State University. Her experience includes working with anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, homelessness, relationships, stress management, crisis interventions, and substance abuse.
Rani has worked in various types of settings including community-based services, crisis response teams, and outpatient settings. Using solution-focused approaches, Rani will work with you to develop unique individualized strategies to meet your needs and guide you on your journey to an ideal self. Rani also has a passion for working with animals, humor, and crocheting, so please feel free to bring those to your sessions from time to time. Rani offers telehealth and in-person appointments at the Fort Collins office.
Angelica Fedak, MA
Angelica Fedak is a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPCC) who believes you are the expert in your life. By building a trusting and collaborative relationship, together she can help build on your strengths and unlock your full potential. In therapy, Angelica will provide a non-judgmental, empathetic, and validating space to heal, grow, and learn.
Angelica has a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado. She utilizes techniques from therapeutic modalities including: Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She will work collaboratively to achieve your goals. Angelica is passionate about helping you and looks forward to being a part of your healing journey. Angelica offers telehealth and in-person appointments at the Loveland office.
Our Doctoral Psychology Student Externs
Jaden Nyberg, MA
Jaden Nyberg is a 4th year school psychology PhD student at the University of Northern Colorado. Jaden obtained his master’s degree in Professional Psychology from UNC in 2021. He has provided counseling and assessment services to children and adolescents, as well as consultations with parents. His therapeutic experience includes addressing anxiety, depression, stress management, emotional regulation, and lifestyle-related problems.
Jaden utilizes a client-centered approach to counseling, providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere designed to cultivate authenticity. He also incorporates dialectical/cognitive-behavioral techniques, based on the unique needs of the individual. He has worked in University and community clinical settings, as well as schools. Jaden offers telehealth and in-person appointments at the Loveland office.
Ali Ryan, MA
Ali Ryan is a 4th year school psychology PhD student at the University of Northern Colorado. Ali obtained her master’s degree in Professional Psychology from UNC. Ali sees therapy as a collaborative relationship and enjoys taking a strengths-based approach to problem solving while supporting you through whatever life may bring. Ali draws on many different therapeutic styles, including mindfulness-based, narrative therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy, depending on your specific needs and wishes for your work together.
Ali has experience working in schools, private practice, and community mental health settings. She has worked with people ages 3 and older and has experience working with anxiety, depression, dementia and age-related cognitive changes, ADHD, trauma, stress management, coping skills, life transitions, and selective mutism. Ali offers telehealth and in-person appointments at the Fort Collins office.