Colleen provides counseling services for children, adults, and families. She also provides couples and marriage counseling.
Colleen has experience working with children and adults in a wide range of settings and from diverse cultures. She has worked with individuals who experience disabilities, young children, adolescents, teens, adults, couples and married individuals, seniors, child welfare, veterans, and military personnel and families.
Colleen earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a specialty in Human Development from Wayne State University in Michigan. She earned her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Colleen is also a certified Chemical Dependency Counselor I.
Colleen was born and raised in Alaska, and appreciates the Alaska culture of subsistence living, honoring family, community and nature. She is engaged in her community through volunteer work, and serves as a board member for the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness.
When she’s not serving un’ina, Colleen is an avid fisher and loves being by, on or in the water. Fall is her favorite time of year with salmon fishing, harvesting in her garden, berry picking and hunting. Colleen enjoys spending time with her dogs, cats, chickens and ducks, but it’s time with her family that brings her the most joy and happiness.