Amy Gorton Professional BackgroundI 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
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.
- Certificate in EMDR: Basic Training (Levels I and II)