As relational beings, our lives take place in our relationships. As a relational and family counselor, Amber Phipps understands the importance of all relationships. For us to be able to meet our full potential and overall wellbeing, Amber believes in a holistic approach, addressing emotional, social, spiritual, and physical needs. By meeting clients where they are and addressing the concerns clients have, Amber enjoys assisting clients in their journey towards healing, change, learning, and growth.
Amber is a Couples and Family Counselor. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Capella University and a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University. Amber is a Certified Affirmative Therapist and is certified in Mental Health First Aid.
She is also a member of two Honor Societies, Chi Sigma Iota for counselors and Delta Kappa for Marriage and Family Therapists. Amber utilizes techniques from experiential therapy, collaborative language systems, solution focused therapy, narrative therapy, internal family systems and MRI.
At KidStuff Child and Family Counseling, Amber works with a wide variety of clients who may be seeking services that include:
- Relationship and Couples Counseling – couples counseling, affair recovery, codependency, sexuality and intimacy issues, dating issues, pre-marital, boundaries, conflict resolution, infidelity, parenting, second marriages, problems with in-laws
- Life Transitions – life coaching, spirituality, empty-nest syndrome, newlyweds, retirement, sex-change, establishing self, grief and loss, male and female role issues, restoring meaning to life
- Relationship and Family Issues – marital difficulties, alternative relationships, family counseling, sexual issues, trauma recovery, marital attachment counseling, divorce and divorce recovery, communication
- Family Relationships – adoptive and foster parenting, addictions and codependency, blended families, child and adolescent issues, multigenerational families, parenting challenges, co-parenting counseling, trust and understanding, divorce and custody transitions in families, decision-making for aging parents
Amber is a native of Northern Colorado and enjoys working with her community. Amber has spent the past three years working extensively with families and relationships, boundaries, and adjustment to life’s challenges.