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Overcomers' is a mental health care practice in Colorado Springs.  We are located at 5585 Erindale Dr. Ste #204 Colorado Springs, CO 80918.  We have a passion for people and being a part of their experience as they overcome challenges.  What will you overcome?

Alexis Olson, CSWC

Alexis Olson, CSWC
As a graduate with a Master of Social Work, I now have over eight years of clinical and non-clinical experience working with families. I have explored, analyzed, and used effective interventions for families based on what I've experienced as a nanny, child behavior specialist, social worker, and mental health therapist. Additionally, I specialize i...
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Which Parenting Style Is Preferred By Child Psychologists?

Which Parenting Style Is Preferred By Child Psychologists?
Child psychology has been the focus of attention for quite a while now, and research studies show that your parenting style can have a long-lasting impact on your child's development. That is why child psychologists pay a great deal of attention to your child's behavior. The main purpose is to observe how your child behaves and interact with you, t...
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4 Parenting Styles, Which Style Is Best?

4 Parenting Styles, Which Style Is Best?
Are you a new parent wondering what parenting style is best? Or are you thinking if you are parenting your child the right way?  If the answer to either of your question is affirmative, then you are in the right place. This post will help you explore different styles and which one is the best parenting style. Being a parent, you wish to give y...
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When Parenting Becomes Too Much, What Do You Do?

When Parenting Becomes Too Much, What Do You Do?
Are you wondering how to cope when parenting becomes too much? Or Maybe, you are already feeling the strain of parenting in your personal and professional life and wondering how you can improve this situation. Either way, you are in the right place, as this post explores the impact the parenting responsibilities can have on your life. Having a newb...
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Emily Hluska, LPCC

Emily Hluska, LPCC
I believe finding the "right fit" in a therapist is of the utmost importance. When you find someone who you click with, it becomes an easy connection to exploring your own thoughts and beliefs. We can work together to establish a relationship to best support you and your goals, whatever they may be. Whether this is your first time seeking therapy, ...
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Tiara Lindsley, LPCC

Tiara Lindsley, LPCC
I have experience working with preteens, teens and adults. I have worked with preteens and teens as they navigate eating disorders, anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma. My experience with adults has largely been around parenting as well as depression and anxiety. I will work collaboratively with you, making sure to provide a safe and comforting sp...
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Emily Kreiger, LPCC

Emily Kreiger, LPCC
I truly believe the hardest part of counseling is setting the initial appointment.  From that point forward, we will be in this together.  Although I can work with you in a traditional setting, I do have an eclectic approach to therapy as I know talk therapy is not for everyone. I am in the process of becoming certified in drama therapy. ...
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Shannon Hamm, LPC

Shannon Hamm, LPC
You are embarking on an important journey of growth and healing and it is my privilege to come alongside you in that journey. My desire is to serve those in need of mental health counseling and ultimately to answer that need with truth and hope. My counseling orientation is integrative, enabling me, as your therapist, to tailor the counseling inter...
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Megan Brausam, LPCC

Megan Brausam, LPCC
"Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." – Viktor E. Frankl.I believe that there's no "one size fits all" approach to therapy. It's important to create an open, supportive space to develop a trusting relationship, meet you where you're at i...
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Barbra Styles, LPCC

Barbra Styles, LPCC
I am a mother to 3 adult children, grandmother to the sweetest girl, and the wife of a very gifted husband. As a therapist, I've been challenged in treating people to a standard or healed. Every medical profession, except that of mental health, has a standard to bring a client to, in order to be considered healthy or healed. The Optometrist correct...
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Could Your Hot Flashes Be a Result of Anxiety?

Could Your Hot Flashes Be a Result of Anxiety?
Hot flashes are incredibly uncomfortable shifts in body temperature, but could your hot flashes be a result of anxiety? While only your doctor can definitively determine the root cause of your hot flashes, there is a proven connection between anxiety and sudden changes in hot and cold temperatures. For some people, the issue is so severe that they ...
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Will Anxiety Cause a Fever? Here's What Could Happen

Will Anxiety Cause a Fever? Here's What Could Happen
We are already well-aware that anxiety can impact the body in many ways, but will anxiety cause a fever?  Interestingly enough, chronic stress can lead to what is known as a psychogenic fever, or a fever that is caused by psychological factors rather than a virus or other environmental cause. For some people, this looks like a persistent low-g...
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7 Anxiety Triggers Most Commonly Reported

7 Anxiety Triggers Most Commonly Reported
Everybody's experience with anxiety is as unique as the person, but what are the 15 anxiety triggers most commonly reported?  You may be surprised to learn that there are many factors that come into play when it comes to anxiety-related triggers and how they impact people the most. Here, we will examine the triggers and how people may readily ...
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PTSD Counseling and Therapy – Counselors in Colorado Springs

PTSD Counseling and Therapy – Counselors in Colorado Springs
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health condition characterized by an onset of anxiety-related symptoms in response to a traumatic event. PTSD can develop in response to an event in which a patient is exposed to a dangerous or life-threatening event, whether real or perceived, and persists to the point of disruption in the patie...
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Karin Alaska, LPC

Karin Alaska, LPC
I am originally from Southern California, and I love my life in Southern Colorado. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential, and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling, School Counseling Option. I have worked in education as a Classroom Teacher and a School Counselor for over 20 years at the middle school...
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Angela "Gia" Bryan, LPC

Angela "Gia" Bryan, LPC
What makes me stand out? I don't want you to be my client next year. I want us to work hard today to bring about effective and sustainable change so you can start living your best and most fulfilling life and have an incredibly meaningful life you are longing for today.   I have developed evidenced-based methods to help my clients break o...
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Shannon Matlock, LPCC

Shannon Matlock, LPCC
"Just because no one else can heal or do your inner work for you doesn't mean you can, should, or need to do it alone."- Lisa OliveraI believe one of the biggest challenges we face when struggling to navigate uncertain, difficult, or trying periods of life is finding the courage to reach out and ask for help. One of the most important aspects of ho...
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Melanie Warning, LPC

Melanie Warning, LPC
I seek to co-create a secure, therapeutic space with you where you will have full permission to be who you are and connect to your innate wisdom and impulses towards healing. My approach is gentle and nourishing, yet I offer challenges for you to stretch beyond your comfort zone when needed. I am committed to approaching this work with whole-hearte...
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High Anxiety at Night? Learn Why

High Anxiety at Night? Learn Why
People who live with anxiety may ask themselves why anxiety is worse at night? Sometimes, people feel more anxiety in the evening hours simply because it is quiet, and they are finally alone with their thoughts. There are many distractions throughout the day: school, work, social interactions that may make it easier to ward off anxious feelings. Ho...
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Anthony LaMouria, LPC

Anthony LaMouria, LPC
Below is a little about me if you want to know credentials, but what I think is most helpful to know is that I view therapy as a tool that allows me to help other people discover the truth about themselves and their life-systems. This is compassion-based, person-centered, eclectic therapy for real people with real-life issues. I look forward to the...
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