Ali Schroer, LCSW
Psychotherapist, Owner at Schroer Counseling and Consulting, Ali Schroer is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) who specializes in working with children, adolescents, families and adults.
After receiving a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and a teaching certificate in Elementary Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Ali taught for four years as a classroom teacher in Cherry Creek School District.
Ali then attended the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver to pursue her clinical social work degree focusing on the mental health of children/adolescents and family therapy. As part of her graduate program, Ali completed clinical internships at both The Kempe Center and Children's Hospital Colorado where she received multi-disciplinary training from psychologists, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, speech/language therapists and social workers.
Besides working in private practice, Ali worked at Children's Hospital Colorado in both the inpatient/partial hospitalization program as well as in the outpatient clinic. At Children's, Ali created the outpatient anxiety groups manual based on the CBT Coping Cat (R) curriculum and was a co-leader of the Anxiety Intensive Outpatient program.
Currently, Ali dedicates her professional time to her private practice as well as serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver in the Graduate School of Social Work.
Ali Schroer has been a featured speaker numerous times around the country. She was highlighted by Women’s Day Magazine as an educational expert, has been a Congressional Speaker on health policies, and was an expert speaker on anxiety at the Colorado Society of School Psychologists summit. Additionally, Ali is the mental health consultant and speaker at Greenwood Pediatrics in Colorado.
Mariah Stuart, LCSW
Mariah Stuart is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience in mental health care. She received her undergraduate and Master of Social Work degree from the University of Denver with a concentration in Children and Youth: Risks and Healthy Development.
Throughout her career, Mariah has worked in a diverse range of settings including schools, residential mental health care facilities, and hospitals. Locally, Mariah trained in the Adams County School District and Outpatient Psychiatry Department at Children’s Hospital Colorado. After becoming a licensed provider, Mariah helped establish and build programming for Flourish Psychology (formally known as Empower Centers of Excellence in Family Behavioral Health). In this capacity, she worked as the Director of Operations, contributed to anxiety programs, provided individual therapy, and trained rising social work professionals.
As a clinician, Mariah is passionate about applying evidence-based practices to treat anxiety, specific phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. She also has extensive experience treating tics, school refusal, sleep difficulties, and ADHD. Her approach always integrates parental collaboration and support to best optimize treatment outcomes. Her primary modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure Response Prevention, and Habit Reversal Training. She has also been trained in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, and is a contributing member of the International OCD Foundation. In her spare time, Mariah enjoys being a mom to her two young children, spending time with her family and taking her golden retriever for long walks.
Mary Beth, MSW, SWC
Mary Beth is an MSW, SWC who has a history of success working with children, teens and adults. Mary Beth received her Bachelors of Art in Psychology from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York.
After graduation, Mary Beth worked in family violence shelters and a residential treatment center for youth. The work focused on supporting children and adolescents related to trauma and/or family violence.
Mary Beth then attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and received her Masters in Social Work. In her graduate work, Mary Beth completed various internships focusing on mental health of children/adolescents/parents and families. Additionally, Mary Beth volunteers in various capacities in the child welfare realm.
Mary Beth focuses on being an engaging and affirming therapist using evidence-based practices. She works to provide a space where clients can feel safe to be themselves and express deeper feelings. Mary Beth collaborates with clients and caregivers to find the best way to handle daily struggles and difficult transitions. Mary Beth has experience in anxiety, codependency, divorce, sexual abuse, family violence, grief, self-esteem, suicidal ideation, and more. The types of therapy Mary Beth offers include, attachment-based, CBT, emotionally-focused, psychodynamic, person-centered therapy, play therapy, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, somatic, and mindfulness-based skills.