We're Here to Help You Heal.
Meet Our Staff
Our amazing staff are dedicated to one thing- helping you heal.
We know how life can be and how important it is to have someone to talk to, and process with. At Collaborative Trauma Solutions, rest assured that we work hard to meet your unique needs and give you the help and caring you need to keep moving forward.
Erik S. Cooper, LMFT
and author of, “Shall We Dance: A Guide to Happiness”.
Calvin Schwarz is one of our dedicated mental health providers at CTS. He brings not only his innate ability to reach and understand people but also many years of experience helping the hurting, to our team. Calvin always strives to give, “…help for today and hope for tomorrow”, to the clients he serves. Calvin uses his ability to connect with others as a catalyst to their healing and growth. His love for humanity enables him to work with all types of people, with all types of challenges. He is an eclectic therapist, using different modalities based on the relationship and situation. Recently, Calvin has become interested in and highly trained in the use of EMDR. This modality has been proven time and again to be a powerful healing agent for everything from trauma to anxiety and so much more. Calvin’s eclectic approach anchored by his love for humanity has proven to be highly effective for Calvin and his clients leave their sessions with a renewed sense of possibility and hope.
Kenzie Valadolid, MA, LPCC, NCC works as a counselor with Collaborative Trauma Solutions. In 2014, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Colorado University (Double Major: Psychology emphasis in Clinical Mental Health; Sociology emphasis in Criminal Justice). Since, she remained in Gunnison and spent several years volunteering and working with Project Hope as a Victim’s Advocate for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. In 2022 she graduated with a Master of Arts degree from Adams State University (Major: Clinical Mental Health Counseling). Kenzie takes an eclectic approach in providing counseling services to Gunnison County residents and beyond.
Specializations include teen counseling, emotional regulation, coping skills, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideations, stress & anger management, therapy for men, SOMB treatment, self-discovery and trauma related to sexual assault and domestic violence.
Yesenia Duncan is a Consultant and Coach with a focus in youth, young adult, and families achieving growth through goal setting and accountability. Yesenia obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Communication and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Telecommunications. She has over 15 years experience in working with youth and families in conflict along with those involved in the judicial system. Her work experience includes working in residential facilities for youth as well as a Probation Officer working with individuals struggling with finding their way. Her knowledge of systems including the Child Welfare System and other community agencies is a benefit to assisting others navigate challenging processes. Her personal journey as a mom and wife add to her repertoire of knowledge.
Her passion to begin working with others as a Coach was fueled by what she loved the most in her previous careers, celebrating small wins and seeing those that never believed in themselves get a spark back by helping them identify self limiting, thoughts, fears, and Destructive Core Beliefs that were standing in the way of them becoming their true self and achieving goals that seemed so far away. Being a part of creating happy, healthy humans and families by helping them realize their full potential is her drive. Her ultimate goal is to help youth, young adults, parents and families work through their own fears and judgments to help them become the best version of themselves and increase individual and family resilience.
Lindsey Hahn is one of our LPC Interns, graduating from Adams State University in August 2022. She excels at connecting with her clients and addressing their individual needs. Her previous work was creating meaning with people with disabilities and at risk populations in an outdoor therapeutic setting as a Certified Recreational Therapist Specialist. She demonstrates a deep passion for working with women, children and adolescents who are working through life struggles. She believes that each person has unique gifts to share with their community and world. She desires to help each of her clients with a person centered approach and help them to learn more about themselves while working through their hardships.
Trinda Hosselkus received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health in 2017 from Adams State University. She was the president of the honor society Chi Sigma Iota. She obtained her Bachelors in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology in 2011 from Adams State College.
She currently holds her LPC-S and LAC and is EMDR Trained and AcuDetox Certified. She is working toward being a Registered Play Therapist and is a Certified Systemic Sand Play Therapist and is working toward becoming a TF-CBT therapist. She is a Certified Clinical Supervisor and is working toward becoming an Approved Clinical Supervisor. For the past five years, she has had the opportunity to work as an outpatient therapist at a non-profit agency primarily working with addictions. She was able to begin a Mental Health and Children’s Program and be the Coordinator for each of the programs which are thriving today.
Additionally, she has had an opportunity to sit on a Problem Solving Court Team and be part of an MDT team with the local Child Advocacy Center. Before obtaining her Master’s, she worked as a therapist/case manager with a Community Correction for approximately four years and obtained her addiction counseling certification. She had an opportunity to work as a Corrections Officer and volunteered as a victim advocate for the local Sheriff’s Office. She also had the opportunity to work at a local Crisis Center as a victim advocate for several years.
Maryann Krabbe (Coach)
Kristen St. Jean (Tudor/Mentor)
Jamie Gorrono (Coach)
When kids are failing they are learning. The concept of failing forward is embracing your failures as growing opportunities for future events. As a parent this could be a difficult idea to adopt in your family culture, but the pay off is substantial.
Call CTS to learn more ideas like these to assist in your family growth through Family Development Coaching with Yesenia
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