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...is kind of a big therapist deal.
Ari graduated with a Master of Arts in Couples and Family Counseling from University of Colorado at Denver in 2007 and became licensed (LPC #5647) in 2010.
Ari's experience in mental health since grad school includes: 10 years in community mental health working with children, families, and adults; and 10 years in private practice (some concurrent) - with a total of 14 years of therapy experience.
Ari's professional development includes training in working with trauma, children, couples, families, and parenting.
Although the most important element of therapy is the presence of rapport between the therapist and client there are also many tools that the therapist will use in therapy. Ari enjoys orange juice and pickles but not together and that's neither here nor there. Among the tools and influences that Ari brings into the therapy experience are: Family systems, trauma informed care, EMDR, Hakomi, EFT.
Ari is the founder and director of Integrated Care Institute which is dedicated to bridging the gap between physical and mental health by placing and supporting mental health providers in medical practices.
Ari maintains a Wilderness First Responder certification and is the founder and head wilderness guide at Avanim Adventures, LLC
When not doing therapy, building business, or intently gazing at his navel Ari enjoys spending time with his family, getting lost in the woods, hang gliding, and perusing the Dumb Friends League website, fantasizing about getting a dog.