Amanda Dwyer, MS, LAC, is a New Englander who has fallen deeply in love with Colorado since moving here in 2010. She received both her B.S. in Bible with concentrations in counseling and women’s ministry and M.S. in Counseling from Clarks Summit University in Pennsylvania. There she developed a deep passion for community, the power of story, and assisting others in their personal growth and transformation journeys.

As a counselor, Amanda’s experience includes trauma work with children, adolescents, and adults. She spent 5 years working alongside vulnerable and at-risk individuals and families helping the, experience radical growth and obtain stability. Amanda has led addiction recovery groups and classes, child, teen, and adult support and psycho-educational groups, and has taught narrative therapy classes.

In her spare time, Amanda spends time with her husband and two children. She’s passionate about spending time outdoors hiking, paddle boarding, and camping. Amanda is an avid reader and believes stories are an essential part of her life and work.

To reach Amanda: or call 303-351-5153, ext. 103.

Vision for Counseling

In describing her vision, Amanda explains, Each person possesses a unique and powerful story. Amanda’s passion is to help those who enter her office discover their story and the potential for growth and transformation. She believes that everyone, regardless of the valleys, peaks, twists, and turns of their personal journey, is worthy of respect and being heard. Amanda believes counseling must treat the whole person and seeks to equip individuals with the tools and skills needed to bring healing and growth to their personal stories. Counseling is a means of understanding the complex pieces of your story and gaining the tools needed to continue writing a powerful and growth-focused ending.


Amanda’s areas of specialty include:

  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Narrative therapy
  • Behavioral and substance addiction
  • Young adults
  • Adolescents
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Family systems
  • Life transitions
  • Attachment issues