Larissa received her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Adam’s State University in Colorado and worked in Oregon for over eight years before moving to Herriman. Larissa has worked with all ages of clients. She specializes in both simple and complex trauma and has extensive experience in EMDR as well as DBT Counseling. She also works with couples using the Gottman method. In addition, Larissa has years of experience with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and a variety of mental health disorders. Her philosophy is that people are doing the best they can with the tools they currently have. She collaborates with clients to learn new tools that can help in overcoming their current challenges. She has also found that when people process their past trauma, they are able to start living a more meaningful life. In her free time, Larissa enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hiking, playing the piano, and quilting.