Becki Aarts (she, her, hers) is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Becki loves children, which is why her undergraduate studies from the University of Minnesota focused on Child Psychology. She worked as a Nanny as well as a teacher. She then decided to pursue her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University. Becki gained clinical practice during her internship at Advanced Behavioral Health focusing on Dialectical-Behavioral- Therapy (DBT). Becki facilitated individual as well as group sessions during her time there. Becki loves the outdoors, which is what brought her to Colorado. She is a motivated, young individual that wants to help make a difference in the lives of those she meets. She believes each client represents the start of an entirely new objective in respect to their uniqueness.
Elizabeth Barber (she, her, hers) holds a BA in Psychology from San Diego State University, a Master of Arts in Counseling and MBA from Regis University, Denver. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor candidate. She completed internships at ARTS-Addiction Research & Treatment Services, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver and at the Gender Identity Center. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Sand Tray Therapy, EMDR therapy for trauma, and Neurofeedback, a type of EEG biofeedback used to treat neurological conditions. She loves working with the gender-variant community and helping individuals uncover their true self. She has a private practice in Greenwood Village, CO.
Kate Breslin (she, her, hers) holds a Masters degree in Social Work with a Concentration in Mental and Sexual health from Washington University in St. Louis. She also completed her undergraduate studies from Washington University with majors in Biology and Anthropology and a minor In Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. During her graduate studies, she completed internships working with survivors of intimate partner violence, as well as working with adults with Alzheimer’s and other memory loss diseases, promoting their sexual health and well-being. Kate is a passionate advocate for equality across gender and sexuality spectrums and enjoys helping others advocate for themselves and develop their strengths. In her free time, Kate can be found reading, hiking, or playing with her cat, Rowan
Sarah Eisenbud (she, her, hers) holds a Master of Arts in Counseling degree from Regis University and was certified as a narrative therapist by The Kenwood Center in Minneapolis. Sarah is a passionate advocate and incorporates an awareness of culture and social dynamics into her counseling with individuals and groups. As an integrative narrative therapist, she works from the perspective that people aren’t problems and works to help re-define relationships between individuals and the problems that influence them. She is the founder of the Denver Narrative Therapy Project, LLC, a private therapy practice and narrative consulting business, www.denvernarrativetherapy.com where she specializes in working with men, survivors of sexual abuse, and the LGBTQ community.
Dennis Newman (he, him, his) received his Masters in Counseling Psychology with a multicultural emphasis from the University of Colorado Denver. He completed his undergraduate degree in English and Political Science in 1995. He earned a law degree from Florida State University in 2001. Dennis’ academic interests include law, social justice, queer studies, community advocacy, critical studies, and identity development. Dennis was born in San Francisco, but has lived in 19 states. In his spare time, Dennis relaxes with family and friends, reads comic books and fantasy novels, and watches tennis. He is excited and grateful to join the GIC team!
Ersin (air-sin) Sulukioglu (he, him, his) received his Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Adams State University. Prior to that, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, majoring in English and Political Science. Throughout his professional life, Ersin has worked in many different places, with many different people, doing many different things. What has always stayed with him however, is a desire and passion to create positive change in this world – for his fellow human beings and for all the inhabitants of this incredible planet! His future plans include most likely going back to school for a PhD, and eventually starting a community center that provides services for underrepresented populations and communities. He is a Colorado native who loves dancing, coffee, hiking, donuts, and enjoying the wild ride and new adventures that life presents each and every day.