Saturday, March 21, 2015

Amy Gorton Child, Adolescent, Adult and Family Counseling in Parker Colorado

Amy Gorton Professional Background

I have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado (BA.Psych.) and a Master’s degree in K-12 Educational Counseling from the University of Phoenix (MAEd.Coun.). My counseling career began in the school system as a School Counselor, moved into the healthcare system as a Mental Health Counselor at The Children’s Hospital and has finally rested as a Private Practice Counselor and the Owner of Pikes Peak Counseling since 2007. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Systemic Play Therapist (CSPT). I work with children as young as five years of age as well as adolescents and adults using techniques such as art, imaginative play and narrative therapies in addition to talk therapy, CBT and EMDR.
My Post-Master’s Certifications Include:
  • Certificate in Play Therapy
  • Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Certificate in EMDR: Basic Training (Levels I and II)
I am a member of the Association for Play Therapy (APT) on both the local and national level. I am the former Vice President of the Colorado Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT) and the former Committee Co-Chair for the Parenting Coalition of Douglas County.

Techniques and Theoretical Orientation

Amy Gorton doing counseling for adults, teens, couples and kids in Parker Colorado.
I use a variety of different counseling techniques tailored to fit my clients’ needs including: Client-Centered/Person-Centered, Family Systems, Humanistic, Structural, Reality, Integrative, Experiential, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) as well as Play Therapy. In addition to individual and family therapy, I provide non-emergency counseling services by appointment only. I am typically in the office Tuesdays through Saturdays. Evening appointments are available during weekdays. I do not provide 24-hour emergency assistance. If you feel that you are having a true emergency please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Please be aware that I cannot guarantee complete confidentiality over a phone line or through e-mail correspondence. Please be brief with the information that you provide over the phone or in an e-mail. I will return phone calls and e-mails as promptly as possible during business hours (usually within 24 hours).

Pikes Peak Counseling

Child, Adolescent, Adult & Family Counseling

Amy Gorton , MAEd.Coun., LPC, CSPT
(fka Amy Maddox)
12900 Stroh Ranch Way
Suite #220
Parker, CO. 80134
720.244.0899


pikespeakcounseling@yahoo.com

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Child, Teen and Family Counselor, Amy Gorton (fka Amy Maddox) Parker, Colorado

Pikes Peak Counseling provides non-emergency counseling services by appointment only and specializes in Child, Teen and Family Counseling.

A variety of issues that I work with include but are not limited to:

-Trauma
-Grief and loss
-Self-esteem
-Social skills training
-ADD/ADHD
-Behavior management
-Parenting skills
-Pre-teen and teen issues
-Family-related issues
-School-related issues
-Child and Adolescent Counseling
-Individual Counseling
-Family Counseling

I am typically in the office Tuesday through Saturday. Evening appointments are available during weekdays. I do not provide 24-hour emergency assistance. If you feel that you are having a true emergency please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Please be aware that I cannot guarantee complete confidentiality over a phone line or through e-mail correspondence. Please be brief with the information that you provide over the phone or in an e-mail. I will return phone calls and e-mails as promptly as possible during business hours (typically within 24 hours).

I have made some recent updates to my website including fees, insurance coverage and policies. Please take a moment to access the full website using the links to the right or at http://www.pikespeakcounseling.com/.

You may contact me by phone or email using the contact information below.

Amy Gorton
12900 Stroh Ranch Way
Suite #220
Parker, CO. 80134
720.244.0899

pikespeakcounseling@yahoo.com
http://www.pikespeakcounseling.com/

Click here for a map and directions to the Pikes Peak Counseling office.






Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Updated information on my website www.pikespeakcounseling.com

Welcome to the Pikes Peak Counseling blog. My name is Amy Gorton (fka Amy Maddox), MAEd.Coun., LPC, CSPT. I have a private counseling practice in Parker, Colorado which focuses on children, teens and families. I specialize in Child and Adolescent Counseling but also work with adults and families in a therapeutic setting.

A variety of issues that I work with include but are not limited to:
*Trauma
*Grief and loss
*Self-esteem
*Social skills training
*ADD/ADHD
*Behavior management
*Parenting skills
*Pre-teen and teen issues
*Family-related issues

*School-related issues
Please feel free to check out my website. I hope that you find the information that I provide helpful to your specific needs. Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions or if you would like to schedule an Initial Consultation.

I will be updating this blog with any classes or workshops I am offering so please sign up for the rss feed to be notified immediately of any new offerings.

Best Regards,

Amy Gorton, MAEd.Coun., LPC, CSPT

Pikes Peak Counseling, LLC
12900 Stroh Ranch Way
Suite 220
Parker, Colorado 80134
720.244.0899


pikespeakcounseling@yahoo.com

Friday, May 30, 2008

Check out the Pikes Peak Counseling website

Check out the Pikes Peak Counseling website

On the Pikes Peak Counseling website you will find information such as contact information, education and experience for Amy Gorton, MAEd.Coun., LPC, CSPT, theoretical orientations, counseling techniques, fees, directions to her office in Parker, Colorado, payment information, links to resources as well as a link to her blog page.