Lana Gollyhorn is a private practice psychotherapist and clinical consultant specializing in counseling and therapy for adolescents, families, and children ages 7 and up. Lana is an astute clinician, with 17 years of professional experience enhanced by a creative and interactive approach. She continues to be incredibly passionate about her work and is known for her ability to establish immediate and lasting rapport with clients. This connection is critical to supporting collaboration and driving long-term positive change. Lana guides clients toward minimizing suffering due to personal difficulties through a deeper understanding of self, through use of personal strengths and relationships, and by identifying and maintaining behaviors that promote improved mental health.
Lana received an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver, a program focused on empirically-derived approaches to psychotherapy and counseling. Through her work as an adolescent and family therapist, treatment director, and diagnostic interviewer, she has expert skills and extensive training to assess and treat a range of client needs, from challenging life transitions to more pervasive mental health conditions. She also offers parent education through dynamic and interactive lectures, and through small group sessions on a variety of parenting topics. Lana was recently featured as a guest blogger in Psychology Today on The Ethics of Sharing Client Stories.
Lana spends her free time cooking, cycling, skiing, and scuba diving. She volunteers as a mentor to recent refugee families, teaching English and sharing with them the myriad activities and opportunities that Denver and Colorado have to offer.