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Lauren Brittsan, LPC, PMH-C
Lauren Brittsan is the founder and primary therapist at MHWW. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from the University of Colorado Denver and is certified in perinatal mental health.

Lauren’s passion for helping women heal through the power of counseling and community is the direct result of her drive to normalize the need for mental health support, as well as her own lived experiences.

She works with women across the reproductive lifespan - particularly those struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and individuals wanting to better understand all the stressors that come with life's changes and transitions. Lauren's speciality in perinatal mental health allows her to support those needing help as they navigate preconception planning, pregnancy, postpartum and beyond.

 

Her warm and empathetic approach makes her especially skilled at helping individuals and couples navigate difficult experiences such as high risk pregnancies and infertility. Lauren provides support to those who have experienced a perinatal loss and are in need of bereavement counseling.

 

Her goal is always to provide a non judgmental and warm environment where she can support her clients as they heal and cope.


In addition to being licensed in the state of Colorado, Lauren is also a registered telehealth provider in the state of Florida.

 
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Rachel Bornstein, LPCC, PMH-C

Rachel Bornstein is a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate with a Master’s in Counseling and Clinical Mental Health from the University of Colorado, Denver and is certified in Perinatal Mental Health. 

 

Rachel is a mental health advocate who believes therapy isn’t about fixing people who are broken. It’s about prioritizing self-care, wellness, and overall health. Her therapy style is supportive, non-judgmental, and tailored to fit your individual needs. She offers a genuine approach, compassion, hope, and humor to empower her clients and help them overcome challenges and achieve their personal goals.

 

Rachel specializes in maternal mental health and is passionate about helping women navigate everything from preconception planning to pregnancy, loss and fertility issues, prenatal and postpartum challenges, and motherhood.

 

Rachel’s other areas of focus include but are not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, life transitions, relationship issues, self-esteem and confidence, and self-exploration.

 

Rachel has a passion for her work and connecting with her clients. Her goal is to understand her client’s values, perspective, and experiences, and then offer therapy that meets them where they are and guides them to where they want to be.

 
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Kate Salama, MD

Kate Salama, MD is a board certified adult psychiatrist, who specializes in reproductive psychiatry. She is a graduate of the Women’s Mental Health Psychiatry Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She worked as an attending psychiatrist within the Division of Women’s Mental Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and served as an instructor at Harvard Medical School prior to transitioning into private practice.

 

She has clinical expertise in treating psychiatric disorders associated with the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, the postpartum period, and the menopause transition. Her research has focused on mental health screening in the obstetric population, as well as traumatic childbirth and its impact on mental health. In addition to providing care in Colorado, she is available to see patients who reside in New York and Massachusetts via telehealth.

 
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Laurel Johnson, LCSW

Laurel Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master's Degree in Social Work from University of Denver and a Bachelor's Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University. Laurel has worked with a diverse array of individuals and couples as they navigate issues including life transitions, relationship struggles, pregnancy and parenting, communication issues, anxiety, and trauma. Her therapy style is flexible, supportive, and individualized, working collaboratively with clients to explore issues and take steps towards reaching their goals. 

 

Laurel is a certified Within my Reach facilitator and has extensive experience facilitating group workshops around healthy relationships and communication skills. She draws on this experience, as well as training in Emotionally Focused Therapy, to help couples connect, communicate, build security, and solve problems more effectively.

 

Laurel has completed training in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Advanced Perinatal Psychotherapy through Postpartum Support International. She uses a holistic approach that includes traditional evidence based practices as well as mind-body practices.

 
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Maddie Bergner, L.Ac, MSTCM

Maddie Bergner is a licensed acupuncturist & herbalist in the state of Colorado. She received her Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is currently working on her doctorate from Five Branches University in San Jose, CA. 

 

Originally from Virginia, Maddie received her BA in Chinese language and politics and the University of Virginia. Her deep interest in Chinese culture and traditions along with her passion for connection and health inspired her path toward becoming an acupuncturist. 

 

Maddie is a women’s health specialist with experience working with: female and male fertility, placenta previa, irregular or absent menstrual cycle, hormonal regulation, patients with PCOS, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, depression and anxiety, postpartum support, and concerns throughout pregnancy (miscarriage, morning sickness, headaches, fatigue, and physical pain).

 
 
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Madeline Murphy, 500RYT

Circular Breathwork changed Maddy’s life. About two years ago, she was gifted a breathwork session by her therapist that completely changed her life trajectory in the best way possible. After 25 years of not being able to feel her body, she was fed up. It was time to take matters into her own hands and figure out how to create a connection with herself. Breathwork did just that. After her first session, she was hooked. The breath itself showed Maddy that her biggest teacher, greatest healer, and best friend was herself.

 

In 2020, Maddy enrolled in a breathwork facilitation program under the direction of Sacred Breath Method. This specific lineage is a ceremonial and feminine approach to healing. In such a masculine-based world, she feels extremely passionate about this medicine as it provides the breather a safe entryway to their subconscious landscape and innermost workings. The breath itself is a conscious-connected circular breath that activates the parasympathetic nervous system through a diaphragmatic nose inhale and mouth exhale. This type of work is for people who are ready to take control of their own lives, see themselves in their humanity and face their shadows head-on.

Maddy’s facilitation allows for free-form expression and somatic safety within one’s body. Her sessions are meant to empower you to reclaim yourself as your own healer and greatest teacher. Maddy is also a 500 hour registered yoga teacher in training and prides herself on being a grounded, approachable, open-minded, and forever-evolving space holder.

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Diane L. Teitelbaum, MPH

Birth Doula, Health Navigator, Community Engagement

 

Diane earned her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Colorado School of Public Health in 2015 and completed her DONA International birth doula training in 2019.

 

As a birth doula, Diane partners with individuals and families during labor to support and to empower. She loves being part of the larger birth team – by doing what she does best, providing physical and emotional support, through evidence-based information and advocacy.

 

As a health navigator, Diane helps individuals become confident and comfortable while navigating their care by creating individualized guidance based on each person’s unique path. Diane believes navigating healthcare systems can be complicated and complex – and that no one should need to do it on their own. 

 

Diane’s specialty is partnering with individuals before, during, and after pregnancy. In addition to being a birth doula and health navigator with MHWW, she currently works with birthing individuals and their families as a volunteer birth doula through Colorado Volunteer Doulas (CVD), and works with pregnant and postpartum individuals as a member advocate through Poppy Seed Health. 

 
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Jamie Bergren PCD (DONA)

As a postpartum doula, Jamie offers in home and virtual support. She specializes in everything newborn from lactation and feeding to routines and sleep. She also has a passion for helping support parents through the initial postpartum period. Focusing on mental health and physical wellness, she understands the importance of good selfcare as a parent and helps to educate and support parents so they can get what they need to be the best parent possible to their little one.

 

Jamie also offers virtual sleep consulting for ages newborn through 6 years old. She understands that sleep can be a very sensitive subject for so many people, she offers nonjudgmental support to help each family find a plan that works best for them. Through individualize sleep plans and step by step communication, she gets everyone in the home the sleep they need.

Jamie Bergren completed her Postpartum Doula certification through DONA International in 2017 and her Pediatric Sleep Consultant certification through Family Sleep Institute in 2020.

Jamie has completed multiple Lactation support trainings through Lactation Education Resources. As well as training in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders through Postpartum Support International. She is also infant CPR and First aid certified.

 
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Gaby Wentworth, LCSW

Gaby Wentworth is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified pediatric sleep consultant. Gaby received her master’s degree in social work at the University of Denver in 2012 and her sleep certification from The Family Sleep Institute in 2017.

 

In 2017 Gaby opened Rockabye Rockies to help caregivers around the world address the sleep challenges of their children ages 0-6 years old. In addition to working with clients through Rockabye Rockies, Gaby is a sleep coach for Maven, a virtual healthcare company providing critical support across fertility, pregnancy, adoption, parenting, and pediatrics.

 

Gaby’s aim with her clients is to provide education and guidance in a supportive manner. She works dilligently to get families sleeping well as quickly as possible while keeping in mind their unique situations and style. Sleep challenges that she addresses are bedtime battles, overnight wakings, reducing night feedings, schedule troubleshooting, extending short naps, early rising, and more!

 
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Dr. Brita DeStefano PT, DPT, PCS

Dr. Brita DeStefano is a physical therapist board certified in pediatrics.

 

She received her undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Tulane University and her doctorate at Emory University in 2011. Through her concierge mobile practice, Progress Through Play, she provides both in-home and virtual services to support motor development for children ages birth to 3 years old 

 

Brita specializes in torticollis, plagiocephaly and motor skill delays as well as proactive developmental wellness services. She believes that ‘milestones shouldn’t be a mystery’ and that all parents deserve peace of mind about their child’s development. She is passionate about educating families on their child’s unique pathway so they can let go of milestone anxiety and enjoy the journey. Brita’s goal during her sessions is to empower parents to connect with their little ones through purposeful play. 

 
 
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Ashley Rodrigues, LPCC, PMH-C

Ashley Rodrigues is a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate in the state of Colorado. She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Niagara University.  Ashley specializes in perinatal mental health care, serving individuals throughout their reproductive lifespan. She is a Perinatal Mental Health Therapist certified through Postpartum Support International and passionate about maternal mental health care. 

 

Ashley’s therapeutic style is laid back and comfortable. Care is customized around her client’s individual needs.  She values  providing clients with evidence based tools that are practical and realistic. She is also a registered yoga instructor (200Hr) which often surfaces in her sessions with a strong emphasis in the mind body connection. Ashley is a strong believer in empowering individuals through education and routinely offers educational programs, courses, groups, and workbooks through her mental health business, Ashley Rodrigues Wellness.