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Misha Oakes, MSW, LSW

I am deeply dedicated to empowering my clients and being a trusted, safe therapist who can help you navigate all seasons and experiences of life. In our therapeutic space, you will be heard and seen with radical acceptance without judgment and  genuine curiosity.

I achieved my Master of Social Work in 2022 from the University of Denver, have my License in Social Work and am working towards my clinical license under the supervision of Carolyn Piro, MSW, LCSW.  I recognize the bravery, apprehension, and openness you might be feeling as you navigate this segment of your healing path—choosing a therapist. I commend you for embarking on these initial steps towards wellness.  

I am nationally certified in Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and incorporate Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skill building to increase your ability to access coping and distress tolerance skills. While I specialize in trauma therapy modalities I see clients with all therapeutic  needs using classical talk psychotherapy. 

When appropriate, I offer yoga as part of the therapeutic experience. I am trained in Yin Yoga, where the pace is slow - asking you to turn inwards. We develop skills to meld the mind and body to release and process held trauma and emotions. If you don’t know by now, traumatic experiences and positive experiences are stored within the body. This somatic process is powerful and it is my honor to provide a safe and supportive space for you. 

I see clients of all ages to include children as young as age 5. 

Want to know more? Have questions? Let's schedule a free 15-minute consultation and see if we can continue this journey together!