EMPOWER’s Providers

EMPOWER only hires highly experienced, academically trained, well qualified family behavioral health specialists. EMPOWER actively recruits clinicians with exceptional reputations, known to possess high level expertise in their specialty area.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists are Medical Doctors (MD or DO) who have earned a Bachelor’s degree from college, and then graduated from an accredited 4-year medical school. They must then have completed 5-6 years of psychiatric residency training that specializes in the assessment and treatment of child, adolescent and adult psychiatric concerns. They are licensed by the State of Colorado, and Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Psychiatrists can perform psychiatric consultations, diagnostic assessments, medication evaluations, medication management and provide a broad range of individual, group and family psychotherapies.

Child + Adolescent Psychologist

Child and Adolescent Psychologists are doctorate level clinicians (PhD or PsyD). Child Psychologists must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from college and then have completed an additional 5-7 years of postgraduate education and training at an accredited program. They are licensed by the State of Colorado and qualified to perform psychological evaluations, diagnostic assessments, standardized testing and provide a broad range of individual, group and family psychotherapies.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is a Master’s Level Therapist, licensed by the State of Colorado. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree from college, LCSWs must have completed 3-4 years of additional education and training at an accredited program. The level of education and training required to earn an LCSW significantly exceeds that of other Master’s Level Therapists or Counselors, such as providers who have earned degrees including Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Master’s of Social Work (MSW) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW).  LCSWs are qualified to perform psychosocial assessments, diagnostic evaluations, and provide a broad range of individual, group and family psychotherapies, along with care coordination and resource access assistance for families.