COVID-19 update: We are offering Teletherapy services for all psychotherapy appointments and some neuropsychological testing. Neurofeedback services are open.

Our Staff

Our Psychotherapy Department

Deborah Bernardo, LPC

Deborah enjoys helping people in therapy find meaning in life. She has extensive experience with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT); has used it with a wide variety of men, women, teens and children in various settings; and gets excited when she sees someone’s quality of life improve.

Deborah’s greatest joy is derived from seeing a patient find healing, hope and a new, positive outlook on life.

In her free time, she enjoys off-roading with her husband in the Colorado mountains, hiking, crocheting and making jewelry.

Trisha D Broadright, LPC

Trisha utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and Acudetox to treat individuals who have experienced trauma. She has extensive experience using these treatment modalities when working with people from all walks of life.

Trisha enjoys working with people who have symptoms of depression, anxiety, phobias, struggles with substances, and abuse.

In her down time, Trisha loves to cycle and to hike many of Colorado’s mountain trails. She has a three-year-old four-legged baby that she loves to take on hikes as well as doggie park visits.

Brian Cox, Ph.D.

Brian grew up in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his undergraduate degree at Stanford University and his doctorate degree in Chicago, Illinois.

For the past 30 years, he’s continued to hone the art of the counseling services he provides. After many years in private practice, Brian then spent eight years working with the Air Force and Army here in Colorado Springs. He thoroughly enjoys working with Active Duty military, veterans and their families.

Brian’s goal is to help a person move to a place of real health as quickly as is reasonably possible. He enjoys spending time with his wife and friends and continuing to study psychology, nutrition, health, religion and spiritual living.

Raelee Eicke, PsyD

Raelee Eicke is a Licensed Psychologist who completed her doctorate degree at University of the Rockies. She has worked in multiple therapeutic environments.

Raelee enjoys working with mood disorders, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, and effects of trauma. Raelee has a profound respect for individuals that have survived the unthinkable, and desire to regain control of their lives. She offers a safe space to identify their needs and difficulties and helps create a plan to make meaningful changes using an interactive approach. She primarily utilizes a combination of CBT, reality therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy. She has specialized training in hypnosis and sex therapy, and is an LGBTQ+ friendly and kink aware provider.

In her free time, Raelee likes to read, play games, rock climb, and travel. She volunteers at a cat shelter and with an organization that allows individuals with disabilities to engage in physical activities.

Christopher Julian-Fralish, LCSW

Christopher has been working in the field of mental health and substance use counseling since 2002. He uses interpersonal process therapy, including psychodynamic and cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness, humanistic approaches, and attachment theory, while promoting a sense of safety in the therapy room.

Utilizing the continuum of harm reduction (including abstinence) and motivational enhancement therapy, Christopher is flexible in his approach to addressing substance use issues and is continually adding to his knowledge base and incorporating various styles and theories that fit his personality and world view. He strives to make therapy both productive and meaningful.

In his free time, Christopher enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and camping, as well as reading, learning yoga, and spending time with family.

Nancy LaRiviere, LPC

Nancy LaRiviere is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She obtained her Master’s in Art Therapy and Counseling with Southwestern College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She moved to Colorado Springs from Alabama in 1992 and has worked therapeutically since 2008.

Nancy believes in the empowerment of her client’s individuality as well as discovering strengthening goals and solutions together. She allows for creative exploration with her clients in a safe, compassionate and supportive way.

She loves watching children’s self-confidence and pride grow after finding their voice through play and art.

Nancy also enjoys being creative in her spare time as well as listening to music, gardening and being in nature as much as possible!

Laura Sigoloff, LPC

Laura has been working with children, teens and adults for more than 20 years. Her approach to helping clients involves finding out what is working in their lives and helping them strategize about how to expand those positive aspects.

Laura uses cognitive behavioral therapy to help clients recognize and replace maladaptive thought patterns.

The use of Choice Theory is also incorporated with teenagers to build awareness, rationality and personal growth. Laura specializes in engaging young clients in talk therapy, play therapy and art therapy. Laura also provides sound parental coaching and guidance to help parents create a deeper sense of connection with their children.

In her off time, Laura enjoys baking professionally, traveling, hiking, camping, sailing, and playing tennis.

Kristina Williams, LPC, CAC

Kristina is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addiction Counselor with 4 years of experience in inpatient and outpatient settings. Her main goal is to meet you where you are and walk with you on your journey to healing. She enjoys working with a variety of clients, and uses a humanistic, client-centered approach in her counseling. She gently challenges you to plant seeds of growth together.

She is mostly experienced in addiction, depression, and anxiety, but has also worked with family of origin, trauma, relationship, and attachment issues. She understands that trauma and early childhood experiences greatly impact our abilities to cope with “big” emotions. She enjoys uncovering underlying issues to the “survival” skills that we develop, and helping clients gain insight to incite change.

Our Neurofeedback Department

Ashley Mcilroy, BS – Manager of Neurofeedback Services

A Florida native, Ashley graduated from the University of Central Florida in Orlando with a BS in psychology. Soon after, she was hired and trained by a neuropsychologist as a psychometrician in Melbourne, Florida. Ashely has enjoyed being able to work one-on-one with people in helping them better their lives.

Ashley is excited about neurofeedback, as she says she is able to see the treatment side of how to help the clients with whom she works.

Ashley and her boyfriend, who is in the Air Force, moved to Colorado where he is now stationed.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with her boyfriend and adopted cat, Pippa.

Dorothy Tran, BA – Neurofeedback Technician

Dorothy Tran, BA – Neurofeedback Technician

Dorothy was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri and graduated from Avila University with a BA in Psychology in 2019. Soon after graduation, she relocated to Colorado Springs to be closer to her husband and his family. She is currently is pursuing her master’s degree in Research and Evaluation Methods at University of Colorado Denver.

Dorothy is excited to continue working in a one-on-one setting with clients and to apply what she has learned from school to her workplace.

In her free time, Dorothy enjoy shiking, painting, and traveling with her husband.

Claire Dorwart, BS – Neurofeedback Technician

Claire is a Colorado native, most recently living in Boulder where she earned a BS in Neuroscience as well as Psychology from UC Boulder.  While attending university Claire worked in different research lab positions focusing on neurocircuitry, genetics and environment’s connection to illnesses. The brain and human behavior fascinate Claire, and she is passionate about keeping up to date with new advances in technology and new findings in the field of neuroscience.

Claire is enthusiastic about the application of Neurofeedback and the positive impact it has.  She enjoys continuously learning about brain functions and advances in therapeutic approaches.

In her free time Claire enjoys hiking 14ers, camping in the mountains, fishing and playing guitar.

Our Neuropsychology Department

Zoe Bonack, Psy.D., BCN, QEEG-D, Clinical Director

Zoe’s passion thrives on being able to give people answers to better help them understand their struggles.

Passionate about how the brain works and discovering ways to help people become more successful in their lives, Zoe enjoys working with individuals through the use of psychotherapy, neurofeedback, and neuropsychological testing. She particularly enjoys the neuropsychological evaluation process and in helping people determine their strengths and struggles.

Zoe’s personal experience with her stepdaughter, who struggles with autism and developmental disabilities, has further fueled her desire to help families find the support they need. In neurofeedback, she discovered a tool that helps people move beyond their perceived limitations and feel more hopeful about their future.

In her free time, she enjoys biking, hiking, traveling, playing with her dog Lambeau, and spending time with her husband and stepchildren.

Lisa Barker, Ph.D.

Lisa is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who provides assessment services to individuals with a variety of referral questions. While her specialty is concussion and TBI, she also works with individuals who experience other cognitive challenges including PTSD, behavioral health issues, ADHD, and aging-related questions.

As a graduate of Brigham Young University, Lisa studied with Dr. Erin Bigler. She completed her internship at the Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital in San Antonio, TX, and her two-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research in Houston, Texas.

Lisa has worked in various settings including adolescent residential treatment facilities, within a military treatment facility, and within a community mental health outpatient clinic. She has been pursuing an interest in neurofeedback since her move to Colorado Springs more than three years ago.

In addition to her neuropsychological activities, Lisa is a registered yoga instructor and enjoys singing with her three older children.

Adele A. Larsson, Ph.D., NCSP

Adele is a Licensed Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She earned her B.S. in psychology from Michigan State University, where she also studied linguistics. She earned both her master’s and Ph.D. degrees in psychology from Ball State University where she studied school psychology with a focus on neuropsychology and speech-language pathology.

Adele’s passion is neuropsychological evaluation, assessment, and diagnostic work. It is her goal to tailor recommendations to meet the specific needs of each patient.

During her downtime, Adele enjoys exploring new Colorado hiking trails with her husband, spending time with her dogs, Theo and Ollie, and traveling.

Katie Hartnack, Psy.D.

Katie is a Clinical Neuropsychologist, providing evaluations and treatment to individuals with neurological, developmental, psychiatric, and medical conditions. Her primary interests include aging and dementia, concussion/TBI, and Adult ADHD. Katieenjoys providing cognitive rehabilitation to help individuals develop skills to improve their memory, attention, and organization in daily life.

Katie received her degree from Antioch University in clinical psychology with specialization in clinical neuropsychology. Her predoctoral internship was at the Bedford VA in Massachusetts. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship through Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Although Katie enjoyed living on the East Coast, she is very happy to have relocated to Colorado. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, skiing, and golfing with her husband, family, and friends.

Kirsten Larson, BS – Psychometrist

Kirsten grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and graduated from Mary Washington College (now called the University of Mary Washington), with a BS in Psychology.

She worked for the Department of the Navy in Japan until moving to Italy where she spent three difficult years eating pasta and learning to speak Italian.

She has been in Colorado Springs for 12 years and has worked as a psychometrist for the past 7 years.

Kirsten has three teenagers and a beloved cocker spaniel. In her free time, she enjoys road biking, gardening and playing spikeball with her friends, family, and even coworkers!

Megan Robbins, BS – Psychometrist

Megan was raised in Connersville, Indiana, and earned her B.S. in psychology from Ball State University.

In college, she worked as an undergraduate research assistant in BSU’s P.A.C.E Lab, where she was first trained. After graduation, she worked as an Educational Diagnostician within a School Corporation where she thoroughly enjoyed her time working one-on-one with children to assess their needs and promote their academic and behavioral success. Now, Megan is excited to be working with NeuroHope and to continue her passion in working with children.

Megan and her boyfriend love living in Colorado where they hike, garden, cook, read, and listen to live music.

Office Staff

Kari Morris – Practice Manager 

Kari was raised mostly in Colorado and has also lived and worked in New York. At her position, her dedication and work ethic took her from entry-level to office manager in just a few years.

In New York, she gained vast experience in setting up, opening, and training new medical offices to achieve nation-wide credentialing.

Kari brings with her a passion and drive for organization and consistency. Her interest in healthcare began with her involvement in Colorado Springs Show Choir, a community choir that performs at retirement and nursing facilities around Colorado Springs to enrich the lives of the residents.

Outside work, Kari likes to read, sing, and spend time with family.

Allisan Montes – Reception

 Allisan is from North Carolina, where she spent most of her life. She recently moved to Colorado Springswith her husband, who is in the US Army, and their 3-year-old son. Allisan graduated with a BA in Psychology from American Public University where she will also continue on to complete her Master’s in Military and Trauma Psychology.

Allisan has worked as a receptionist for almost 10 years, where she has gained skills in organization, effective communication and multi-tasking. When Allisan is not at the office, she enjoys time with her family as well as reading and traveling.