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... in mental skills training took hold as a 15 year old competitive swimmer.  Having already gone through ten years of early morning practice and chlorinated skin, the mental and emotional obstacles of training and performance plateaus caused me to seek help from a sport psychologist.  During our sessions I felt in awe that someone's entire profession could consist of connecting with, teaching and motivating clients as both people and budding athletic warriors.  I found myself thinking ...

This is what I want to do!

After finishing my career as a collegiate swimmer and trained singer, I continued my athletic pursuits in the competitive world of CrossFit, followed by a shift into climbing and Krav Maga combat training, and now weight lifting.  Each of these endeavors were spaces to continue challenging my limits, skill and applied knowledge.


But how would these blend with my equal passion for helping develop mental and emotional strength?  Ten years after those first pivotal sessions, I completed my degree in sport psychology and could finally say "This is what I do!"

Given this, it now brings me incredible joy each time I get to support a client as they make their own unique, powerful changes.  Therefore at [Mental] Gear Closet I work from a passion to connect with people and provide YOU-centered sessions ...

Your story.  Your goals.  Your success.

My Roots

Professional Memberships

University of Denver, MA

Sport & Performance Psychology

College of St. Benedict, BA

Psychology + Music


Children's Hospital Colorado, LPC

Eating Disorders Unit

- Mental Health Counselor

- Outpatient Therapist


Colorado Counseling Association


Association of Applied Sport Psychology

APA, Division 47

American Psychological Association,

Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology

"This is my happy hour."

        Skiing     Weight lifting

Swimming     Mindfulness


       Reading     World Travel  


         Camping     Classical singing

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