Meet Our Team

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720-335-5572

Amanda Woodard, MA, LPC is the owner of Original Path Counseling and a Licensed Professional Counselor that has a passion for helping her clients find a way to discover happiness in a challenging and stressful world. Amanda loves working with adolescents (12-18) and adults (18+) for individual, couples, or group therapy. Amanda’s experience in counseling is wide ranging with years of experience working with at-risk teens and adults with suicidal ideation, self-harm, depression, and severe anxiety. Amanda also enjoys working with those struggling with eating disorders, self-esteem, relational conflict, and life transitions.

Specialty areas include:

  • Severe Depression and Suicidal Ideation
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Adolescents and Adults
  • Healthy lifestyle changes (including weight loss and eating disorders)
  • Sex Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Life transitions (career, divorce, etc.)

Amanda is also an active board member for 2 amazing non-profit organizations, please click on the links below to learn more and see their upcoming events:

Hours of availability: Tuesdays-Thursdays from 10am-3pm

“You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.” – Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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Hannah Minter, MA, LCSW recognizes that effective therapy is a collaborative process of exploration where together, solutions can be found. Her fundamental goal is to help her clients build confidence and feel empowered to ultimately become happier and more successful in their lives outside therapy. Hannah graduated with her master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Denver with an emphasis in supporting high risk youth. She is passionate about working with adolescents (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18+) in individual, group, or family counseling. Hannah has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, outpatient clinics, and community-based mental health facilities, and has extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, chronic and acute illness, trauma, life transitions, and grief and loss.

Specialty areas include:

  • Adolescents and Adults
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic and Acute Illness
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions (career, divorce, etc.)
  • Coping Skills and Positive Self-Regard

Hours of availability: Currently on maternity leave, will start scheduling new clients beginning of September

“The fastest way to get to the truth is to make the truth bearable” – David G. Martin

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Barbara Faulhaber Hernandez, LCSW, dedicates herself to creating an environment of trust, acceptance and empowerment where clients can discuss their innermost thoughts, feelings and fears without any judgement. She has an easy way of making her clients feel at home and safe, while at the same time holding them accountable for accomplishing their goals. Barbara has extensive experience working with issues common in adolescence and adulthood including trauma, grief/loss, anxiety, depression, and attachment concerns.

Barbara received her Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in Families and Adolescents. She is trained in a number of therapeutic techniques including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), FT (Flash Therapy), Trauma-Informed Therapy, Person-centered and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Grief & Loss, among others.

Specialty areas include:

  • Trauma and PTSD-EMDR  Trained, FT Certified
  • Play Therapy for Children
  • Adolescents and Adults
  • Depression
  • Suicide Ideation
  • Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss

Hours of Availability: Mondays 10am-3pm, Tuesdays 11am-4pm, and Wednesdays 12-6pm

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou 

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720-797-8555

Erica Berge, MSW, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker with a passion for supporting individuals through life transitions, hardships and loss. Erica works from a collaborative, strengths-based and client-centered approach; assisting and supporting clients to be the stewards of their own lives. Erica graduated with her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California with a focus on health and chronic illness. She is passionate about working with individuals across the lifespan and has experience providing short and long-term individual and group counseling in multiple settings including hospitals, hospice, community mental health centers, Department of Corrections and human services. Erica has extensive experience working with chronic and acute illness, anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief and loss.

Specialty Areas Include:

  • Grief and Loss
  • Chronic and Acute Illness
  • Life Transitions
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mindfulness

Hours of Availability: Mondays 9am-6pm, Tuesdays 5-9pm, and Thursdays 5-9pm

“But part of getting to know yourself is to unknow yourself—to let go of the limiting stories you’ve told yourself about who you are so that you aren’t trapped by them, so you can live your life and not the story you’ve been telling yourself about your life.” ― Lori Gottlieb

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720-805-9500

Atsede Scarseth, MA, LPCC, CIGT completed her Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University. Her hope is to guide those in need towards a functional way of living that increases enrichment, a sense of accomplishment, and identity. She feels that everyone deserves the chance to function as their own advocate and her role is to help facilitate that opportunity with an individualized approach. Her ultimate goal is to help people reconnect with themselves in a meaningful and sustainable way.

Specialty Areas Include:

  • Trauma- Clinician provides EMDR
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Couples Counseling
  • Adolescents and Adults
  • Life Transitions
  • Identity

Hours of availability: Open to new clients Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:00pm-8:00pm

“Radical acceptance rests on letting go of the illusions of control and a willingness to notice and accept things as they are right now, without judging.” -Marsha Linehan

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Tiffany Mackie, BA, Office Manager, has worked in diverse settings of social and human services fields for 19 years. She graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Colorado. She has committed to improvements in the foster and adoptive care systems. She dedicates time to provider education around opiate prescribing for the State of Colorado. She is very passionate about social work and assisting children, youth and families, accessing and educating herself on a variety of resources. Her life journey, assistance with families, and her knowledge in insurance, will help you feel comforted and assisted from your first phone call. Tiffany is compassionate, positive and will be there as you start your journey with us at Original Path Counseling.

Tiffany supports the therapists with administrative duties and will be assisting with practice growth.

Gratitude has a way of making what we have, enough.” -Timber Hawkeye