Beth Barta has a Master's Degree in Social Work with a License in Clinical Social Work and a Certification in Addictions Counseling in the state of Colorado.  She is the Founder and Director of Insight Counseling Center and has worked in this field since 1997. 


Beth utilizes Gestalt Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral strategies to assist people in their journey toward self discovery and transformation. In addition, she has been trained to provide EMDR, a method that will quickly relieve distressing symptoms and help to bring balance back into your life.  She is passionate about empowering women to access and build their inner strength and guidance through individual session, weekly classes and weekend retreats.


Additionally, she enjoys working with people who are recovering from a major life transition,  healing from divorce/separation, struggling with parenting confidently, spiritual development, trauma resiliency, and overcoming addictive behaviors/habits.  You may email her at or call her at 303-246-3219.

Peter Daniels is the Director of the Adventure and Wilderness Therapy Program at Insight Counseling Center.  He is also the founder of Inner Guide LLC. He enjoys working with people to bring the experience of nature and adventure into the healing process. Peter's own experience climbing outdoors and indoors has contributed to a richness in life and deeper sense of self, and he wants to share that with you.

Peter draws from many contemplative traditions, including Shambhala Buddhism and Taoism, with a meditation and yoga practice that sometimes finds consistency and regularity.  He spends much of his time in the mountains, rock climbing, mountaineering, and connecting with his own Inner Guide. 

Peter is a certified Climbing Wall Instructor, certified by the Climbing Wall Association.  He is also Wilderness First Aid certified.  Peter has climbed all 58 of the fourteeners in Colorado and continues to explore the wild mountains as often as he is able.

You can explore more information about him at www.InnerGuide.bizHe can be reached at 303-246-0950 or  

Dr. Amber McGregor has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado.  Additionally, Amber has specialized training in working with people who struggle with both addictions and mental health issues at the same time.  Dr. McGregor has been working as a therapist since 2004 and has experience in a variety of settings. 
Dr. McGregor works from a pscyhodynamic and CBT approach. This means she helps clients to understand where thier views of the world originated in order to help interpret feeling and actions in the present. You may contact her at 720-708-8396 or
Amy Armstrong has a Master’s degree in Counseling and she is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado.  Additionally, Amy has specialized training in working with people who struggle with life disturbing experiences with the tool of EMDR.  She offers support with career counseling and aptitude testing, couples therapy, relationship rescue, as well as alleviating depression and anxiety. She has been working as a therapist since 2004 and has experience in a variety of settings. 
You may contact her at 908-403-6567 or

During most of her long careet, along with private practice, Mal was the Clinical Director of eating disorders and substance abuse treatment programs in Florida, where she lived for 3 decaded prior to relocating and practicing in beautiful Colorado.  She is skilled at workign with a variety of issues and she specializes in working with people in recovery from addiction.  Mal is highly experienced with addressing any of your life's concerns: dperession/sadness anxiety, relationships, aging, sickness, dying, grief, life stages, career, sexuality, and spirituality.  

Mal is a Buddhist (unafilliated), however, she is non-denominational in her practice. She has traveled the world, studied and spent time in different cultures/ethnic groups and posseses a deep sense of equanimity with all people.  Mal's therapeutic style is insightful, compassionate, direct, non-judgemental and sometimes humorous.  She utilizes an eclectic blend of Cognitive, Rational, Gestalt, Mindfulness, Meditation, Family Constellations, Writing and other modalities.  Creating a safe space for your inner pilgrimage is of utmost importance to Mal, who believes it is the most meaningful and interesting of journeys one can take.  

You may contact her at 954-495-5295 or

Lauren Whalen received her BA in psychology at the University of Iowa and is currently working toward her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Colorado Christian University. Lauren has experience working at a behavioral health and substance abuse agency, as well as her current work at a residential treatment facility for children in foster care. 
Lauren’s therapeutic style has a foundation is Adlerian Therapy as well as Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy. This is an empathetic, non-judgmental and empowering approach based on understanding the client’s point of view and shifting negative thought patterns to help clients live more fulfilling lives. She strives to provide a holistic therapy approach to assist clients in meeting their therapeutic goals. You may contact her at 224-374-3609 or

Jennifer Kane is a Licensed Social Work and graduated from the MSW program at the University of Denver in 1998.  She works with a range of issues related to attachment, relationships, anxiety, stress, life transitions, divorce, infidelity, and parenting.


Jennifer is specifically trained in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), a clinically-proven model developed by Sue Johnson that explores adult love through an attachment lense and assists couples in developing satisfying and meaningful relationships.  She is passionate about working with individuals and couples to improve all aspects of relationships in their lives.

Jennifer also has a Master’s Degree in English Literature and enjoys reading, writing, and playing tennis in her free time.  Additionally, she is on the screening committee for the annual Denver Jewish Film Festival.


You may reach her at 303-517-2776 or

Lauren Hill-Shirk is a psychotherapist who is passionate about working with couples and families. She is in the process of becoming a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and wants to help you create and maintain fulfilling and loving relationships.  She works from a systems approach, which considers all aspects of a person's life and family dynamics into the picture. She is dedicated to working alongside of you with a warm, supportive approach, while also teaching and helping you practice the skills you need to be successful.  She is able to work with you individually or as a couple, depending on your needs and goals. 
You may reach her at 269-355-8449 or

Experts In:


Alleviating Anxiety


Transforming Depression


Enhancing Relationships


Addictions Counseling


Mindfulness Training


Stress Management


Trauma Informed Therapy





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