Audra is a national certified counselor and a licensed school counselor who is currently earning supervision hours toward becoming an LPC, an LAC, and an LMFT. She graduated with presidential honors with an associate of arts degree from Front Range Community College before receiving a presidential academic scholarship to Metropolitan State University of Denver. From there, she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English literature and a minor in journalism. She later earned a master’s degree in clinical counseling from CU Denver, where she participated in honor society.
Before transitioning into the counseling field, Audra built an eclectic work history that includes working as a legal assistant for seven years, spending nearly five of those years at a local city attorney’s office. As a counselor, she has experience in residential, community mental health, and public school settings all within the Denver metro area. She has worked with individuals and groups with symptoms of depression, anxiety, ADHD, ASD, grief and loss, substance use, and trauma, and with existential concerns, life transitions, and career exploration. While working in a Denver-area Title I school, she assisted in managing 504 accommodations and co-sponsored a GSA for middle-school-aged LGBTQ+ allies.
Audra takes a holistic and collaborative approach utilizing solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and existential modalities and motivational interviewing techniques. Furthering her skills as a clinician, she has received training in trauma-informed care, dialectical behavior therapy, multicultural career counseling, suicide and crisis prevention, restorative practices, and substance use. She works with individuals of all ages.
You will always find Audra listening to music, singing, or dancing. She is a huge animal lover who enjoys nature, attending concerts, watching movies, reading, writing, and trying new types of food.