Claudia Nell Hawley, holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary. Claudia is coming to mental health as a second career after spending many years as a small business owner. Working alongside clients in her former career as a realtor, instilled in Claudia a deep empathy, and a sincere desire to serve couples, families, and individuals in the journey through depression, anxiety, and trauma to healing, connection, and self-worth.
Claudia brings her core values of kindness, belief in the uniqueness of every individual and her commitment to human dignity as a foundation for every client relationship.
Claudia has experience as a crisis intervention volunteer and suicide intervention trainer. She has completed both Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy 4-Day Externship, EFT Core Skills, Gottman Method Level 1 Couple Therapy and Gottman Treating Affairs and Trauma. for couples therapy. Additionally, she is an Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist with advanced training in using EMDR to treat Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Disassociation. She holds certificates for Attachment-based Interventions for Couples in Crisis, Sex as a Safe Adventure: Helping Couples Connect Sexually through Emotional Focused Therapy, The Body Keeps the Score: Trauma Healing, Beck Institute: Essentials of CBT: The Beck Approach.
Claudia is currently a Certified Sex Addition Therapist Candidate. She helps couples and individuals dealing with Intimacy Disorders which include sex addiction, pornography addiction, betrayal trauma, affair recovery, and female sex and love addictions.
Claudia facilitator certifications for Prepare/Enrich: premarital, relationship, and marriage assessment tool, using evidence-based skills and insights to foster healthy relationships. The Center for Relationship Education | Real Essentials Facilitator.
In her free time, Claudia enjoys cooking for friends, capturing the beauty of Colorado with her camera, and spending time outdoors.