Our Trauma-Sensitive Team


Stacy Sheridan, LPC   Stacy and Jenn started Connections Counseling in 2011. Stacy specializes in unresolved trauma in adults and adolescents. She has over 14 years experience in the mental health field and uses unique modalities including art therapy and breath work to guide her clients through the healing process. She is trained in EMDR & Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and incorporates both into her practice to treat PTSD. Stacy also provides supervision for future LPC's looking to work with trauma.  www.sscounseling.com

Stacy Sheridan, LPC

Stacy and Jenn started Connections Counseling in 2011. Stacy specializes in unresolved trauma in adults and adolescents. She has over 14 years experience in the mental health field and uses unique modalities including art therapy and breath work to guide her clients through the healing process. She is trained in EMDR & Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and incorporates both into her practice to treat PTSD. Stacy also provides supervision for future LPC's looking to work with trauma. www.sscounseling.com

Jennifer D Weiler, LPC   As co-owner of Connections Counseling, Jenn is our relationship, attachment and neuroscience specialist. Jenn is an expert in the healing of trauma. She is passionate about helping couples understand underlying emotional needs that contribute to conflict and unhappiness. Jenn is trained in EMDR and somatic experiencing, but most of all understands that creating a safe relationship that is authentic is the most important aspect of healing from past wounds. Jenn has 25 years of experience in the mental health field.  www.expressionscounseling.com

Jennifer D Weiler, LPC

As co-owner of Connections Counseling, Jenn is our relationship, attachment and neuroscience specialist. Jenn is an expert in the healing of trauma. She is passionate about helping couples understand underlying emotional needs that contribute to conflict and unhappiness. Jenn is trained in EMDR and somatic experiencing, but most of all understands that creating a safe relationship that is authentic is the most important aspect of healing from past wounds. Jenn has 25 years of experience in the mental health field. www.expressionscounseling.com

Meredith Keena, Registered Psychotherapist   Meredith recently joined Connections clinical internship program. She is passionate about helping people change unhealthy patterns and reduce anxiety. She provides a supportive and safe space for clients to begin the process of discovering their inner self, untangling stuck emotions, and creating healthy relationships. She combines breath work and emotional vocabulary building in her work with clients. She has experience working with clients who are struggling with legal issues surrounding DUI and domestic violence. Meredith provides low cost counseling. You can contact Meredith directly at 720-608-0851 or  meredith.connections.counseling@gmail.com

Meredith Keena, Registered Psychotherapist

Meredith recently joined Connections clinical internship program. She is passionate about helping people change unhealthy patterns and reduce anxiety. She provides a supportive and safe space for clients to begin the process of discovering their inner self, untangling stuck emotions, and creating healthy relationships. She combines breath work and emotional vocabulary building in her work with clients. She has experience working with clients who are struggling with legal issues surrounding DUI and domestic violence. Meredith provides low cost counseling. You can contact Meredith directly at 720-608-0851 or meredith.connections.counseling@gmail.com

Lisa Parker, LCSW, CACII   Lisa joined Connections Counseling in 2015 and has been providing counseling to children, teens and adults for over ten years and graduated from Loyola University Chicago's clinical social work program in 2006. She is passionate in helping individuals recover from, and process trauma. She is trained in EMDR, play therapy, CBT and DBT, and utilizes many interventions to help integrate mind and body, such as relaxation exercises and yoga. Additionally, she provides animal assisted therapy with the help of her therapy dog, Harley, who has been accompanying her to work for the past five years. Other areas of speciality include grief/ loss, anxiety and depression, as well as PTSD.  lisaparkercounseling@gmail.com

Lisa Parker, LCSW, CACII

Lisa joined Connections Counseling in 2015 and has been providing counseling to children, teens and adults for over ten years and graduated from Loyola University Chicago's clinical social work program in 2006. She is passionate in helping individuals recover from, and process trauma. She is trained in EMDR, play therapy, CBT and DBT, and utilizes many interventions to help integrate mind and body, such as relaxation exercises and yoga. Additionally, she provides animal assisted therapy with the help of her therapy dog, Harley, who has been accompanying her to work for the past five years. Other areas of speciality include grief/ loss, anxiety and depression, as well as PTSD. lisaparkercounseling@gmail.com

Harley, Certified Therapy Dog   Harley came to Connections Counseling with Lisa in 2015 and has been a registered therapy dog since 2010 and is certified through Therapy Dogs International (www.tdi-dog.org). Research has shown that the presence of animals can help increase relaxation for people, lower blood pressure and can help with grounding and self soothing. This is especially helpful when clients are pursuing trauma work. Harley was rescued at age 4 and enjoys hiking, swimming and fishing.

Harley, Certified Therapy Dog

Harley came to Connections Counseling with Lisa in 2015 and has been a registered therapy dog since 2010 and is certified through Therapy Dogs International (www.tdi-dog.org). Research has shown that the presence of animals can help increase relaxation for people, lower blood pressure and can help with grounding and self soothing. This is especially helpful when clients are pursuing trauma work. Harley was rescued at age 4 and enjoys hiking, swimming and fishing.

Susan Splitt, MA, NCC, LPC   Susan has been with Connections Counseling since 2016 and specializes in grief, loss, and trauma in adolescents and adults. She has 8 years experience in mental health and has been trained in Gestalt, EMDR, DBT and Mindfulness. She uses creative and experiential techniques to help clients increase self awareness and balance. This includes use of mindfulness, art therapy and dream work. Susan also specializes in individuals with issues around chronic mental health diagnoses. She is dedicated to establishing a safe place for clients to explore their experience and discover the essence of their own healing.  susansplitt@msn.com

Susan Splitt, MA, NCC, LPC

Susan has been with Connections Counseling since 2016 and specializes in grief, loss, and trauma in adolescents and adults. She has 8 years experience in mental health and has been trained in Gestalt, EMDR, DBT and Mindfulness. She uses creative and experiential techniques to help clients increase self awareness and balance. This includes use of mindfulness, art therapy and dream work. Susan also specializes in individuals with issues around chronic mental health diagnoses. She is dedicated to establishing a safe place for clients to explore their experience and discover the essence of their own healing. susansplitt@msn.com

Ann Kelly, MA, LPC, NCC   Connections Counseling brought Ann on in 2017 and she works with individuals, families, couples, children and adolescents specializing in family dynamics, couples issues, military families, PTSD, and loss. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), EMDR and Trauma Focused CBT. Ann also offers groups such as Mind/Body groups, Dialectical Behavioral groups, Divorce Recovery groups & Parenting Support.  www.morechoicesllc.com

Ann Kelly, MA, LPC, NCC

Connections Counseling brought Ann on in 2017 and she works with individuals, families, couples, children and adolescents specializing in family dynamics, couples issues, military families, PTSD, and loss. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), EMDR and Trauma Focused CBT. Ann also offers groups such as Mind/Body groups, Dialectical Behavioral groups, Divorce Recovery groups & Parenting Support. www.morechoicesllc.com

Bronwyn Hockersmith, MA, LPC   In Spring 2018 Bronwyn allied with Connections to bring you Boost Counseling and Consulting. Bronwyn specializes in trauma, issues with mood, anxiety, grief and loss, and works with adults and teens. Bronwyn offers one-on-one therapy, life-coaching, and company consultations. She pulls from Hakomi, mindfulness, and trauma-informed care principles to work alongside clients to foster and nurture personal growth, intuitive healing, and a positive sense of self. Bronwyn holds a Master's Degree in Counseling from Regis University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 10 years of experience in the mental health field.  www.boostcounseling.com

Bronwyn Hockersmith, MA, LPC

In Spring 2018 Bronwyn allied with Connections to bring you Boost Counseling and Consulting. Bronwyn specializes in trauma, issues with mood, anxiety, grief and loss, and works with adults and teens. Bronwyn offers one-on-one therapy, life-coaching, and company consultations. She pulls from Hakomi, mindfulness, and trauma-informed care principles to work alongside clients to foster and nurture personal growth, intuitive healing, and a positive sense of self. Bronwyn holds a Master's Degree in Counseling from Regis University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 10 years of experience in the mental health field. www.boostcounseling.com

Basil Ross, Registered Psychotherapist   Basil joined Connections Counseling in 2018. Basil is genderqueer (non-binary) and uses they/them/theirs pronouns. Working with teens and adults, they have a direct therapeutic style and utilize parts work, Gestalt, and person-centered therapy. Areas of specialty include queer and trans issues, alternative relationship styles, self-esteem and self-worth. Contact Basil directly (text or call) at 970-439-2737 or at  basil.connections.counseling@gmail.com .

Basil Ross, Registered Psychotherapist

Basil joined Connections Counseling in 2018. Basil is genderqueer (non-binary) and uses they/them/theirs pronouns. Working with teens and adults, they have a direct therapeutic style and utilize parts work, Gestalt, and person-centered therapy. Areas of specialty include queer and trans issues, alternative relationship styles, self-esteem and self-worth. Contact Basil directly (text or call) at 970-439-2737 or at basil.connections.counseling@gmail.com.

Cass Smith, Licensed Massage Therapist   Cass graduated from the Colorado School of Healing Arts in 2010. Cass has certificates in Aromatherapy, Hydrostone, Raindrop and Reiki, Cass practices Trauma Touch and Healing Touch Therapies. Cass is passionate about what she does and caters her massage style to the client needs. She enjoys helping clients feel healthier, relaxed and finding the connection between body, mind and spirit. Our bodies carry so much of our emotions, and the trauma is stored in our tissues. It is important to detox our bodies and purge the toxins though massage. You can reach Cass via text or call 303-810-3717 or  cass_smith@comcast.net

Cass Smith, Licensed Massage Therapist

Cass graduated from the Colorado School of Healing Arts in 2010. Cass has certificates in Aromatherapy, Hydrostone, Raindrop and Reiki, Cass practices Trauma Touch and Healing Touch Therapies. Cass is passionate about what she does and caters her massage style to the client needs. She enjoys helping clients feel healthier, relaxed and finding the connection between body, mind and spirit. Our bodies carry so much of our emotions, and the trauma is stored in our tissues. It is important to detox our bodies and purge the toxins though massage. You can reach Cass via text or call 303-810-3717 or cass_smith@comcast.net

Danielle Yorgy, RN, BSN, L.Ac, MS Ac.   Danielle is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Registered Nurse, IV Specialist, and Reiki Master with a passion for guiding people to become in-tune with their bodies and minds, so they can experience life as healthy and vibrant beings. After struggling with depression, anxiety, disordered eating, and low self-esteem for many years, Danielle was blessed with a chance encounter with Acupuncture that lifted the fog of depression and forever changed her life and perspective on health and happiness. Danielle uses Acupuncture, Cupping Therapy, Reiki energy healing, IV Nutrient Therapy and Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching to ease a wide array of health disorders. Her passion is in treating mental health and stress-related disorders: anxiety, depression, mood disorders, pain, poor digestion, hormone imbalances, infertility, low energy, insomnia and restless sleep, and much more.  www.wholespiritacupuncture.com

Danielle Yorgy, RN, BSN, L.Ac, MS Ac.

Danielle is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Registered Nurse, IV Specialist, and Reiki Master with a passion for guiding people to become in-tune with their bodies and minds, so they can experience life as healthy and vibrant beings. After struggling with depression, anxiety, disordered eating, and low self-esteem for many years, Danielle was blessed with a chance encounter with Acupuncture that lifted the fog of depression and forever changed her life and perspective on health and happiness. Danielle uses Acupuncture, Cupping Therapy, Reiki energy healing, IV Nutrient Therapy and Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching to ease a wide array of health disorders. Her passion is in treating mental health and stress-related disorders: anxiety, depression, mood disorders, pain, poor digestion, hormone imbalances, infertility, low energy, insomnia and restless sleep, and much more. www.wholespiritacupuncture.com