Brianna Hammerman, MA, LPC & Certified Equine Assisted Psychotherapist
Brianna Hammerman is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a trained couple and family therapist with a degree from the University of Colorado Denver. Prior to opening a private practice, the majority of her clinical career was working in a residential treatment center treating adults suffering with severe and persistent eating disorders. She is incredible passionate about supporting the entire family system in the process and working together to create a sustainable recovery focused environment.
Brianna is a life long horse lover and enthusiast and believes in the restorative healing power that comes from being in relationship and partnership with horses- one that allows choice, respect and cooperation. Brianna originally started her equine therapy career as an Equine Specialist under EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) over 10 years ago, and is now a dually certified as a mental health provider and equine specialist and is also trained as a trauma focused equine assisted psychotherapist (TF-EAP).
Current practice focuses predominantly on working with emerging adults, working professionals and adult family dynamics who have experienced relational trauma (abuse, neglect, break ups, grief/loss, etc.) and are eager to develop healthy relationship patterns.
Alisha Bashaw, MA, LPC, LAC & Certified Equine Assisted Psychotherapist
Alisha Bashaw (she/her), MA, LPC, LAC holds a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Addiction Counselor in the state of Colorado. Alisha hails from Grand Rapids, MI originally, and has made Colorado her home since 2003.
She is passionate about helping people authentically live the lives they desire, holding space for mystery and wonder as each person’s journey unfolds, and integrating mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health into a holistic wellness based-approach. She has also been an animal lover since childhood, and believes strongly in the power of equine therapy as a mirror for our humanness. In her spare time, she loves to play the guitar and sing, write, spend time with friends and animals, especially her cat, and read good books in hammocks.
Alisha has worked extensively in the treatment of eating disorders and addiction, and specializes in the intersection of Binge Eating Disorder and addiction. She also works with grief and loss, relationships, communication, self-worth and empowerment issues, overall wellness, client-identified values-centered living, and meaning and purpose in life concerns. She is also an EAGALA Certified Professional, and works as an equine assisted psychotherapist at Brianna Hammerman Counseling, LLC.