Ann Stager, Counseling Intern
“There are far, far better things ahead than anything we’ve left behind.” — C.S. Lewis
Are school or work stressors, relationship challenges, health issues, life transitions, or grief and loss overwhelming you, leaving you feeling disconnected, anxious, depressed, or isolated? Whatever your current difficulties, you don’t have to navigate them alone. Ann’s warm, compassionate presence will tenderly hold your story, as together you bring awareness to the wounded and confused places in your life, explore your thoughts, emotions and behaviors and move forward to a hopeful future. Incorporating a holistic, strengths based, trauma informed approach to counseling, Ann will meet you where you are and walk alongside you in your journey to being and becoming your best self. She strives to create a relational space where clients experience feeling seen, heard and valued and empowered to discover their unique pathway to healing, wholeness and transformation.
Originally from Canada, Ann earned her Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Manitoba and her Master of Public Administration at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. As a seasoned health care professional and registered nurse, Ann has served in administrative and community based clinical roles focused on the health of women, children and families and promoting personal and professional caregiver resilience. Her internship at Envision completes requirements for her degree in the Master of Arts in Counseling Program (Clinical Mental Health emphasis) at Denver Seminary.
Areas of Interest
- Anxiety and Depression
- Attachment Issues
- Burnout, Caregiver stress & Compassion fatigue
- Career Counseling
- Chronic Illness
- Couples Counseling
- Divorce Support
- Grief and loss, including pregnancy loss, infertility
- Life Transitions
- Maternal health and wellness; Prenatal and postpartum support
- Parenting Support
- Premarital Counseling (Prepare/Enrich Certified)
- Relationship Issues
- Spiritual Growth
- Women’s Issues
Status: Ann can occasionally accept new clients. As an intern she offers counseling at discounted rates.
Fee: $50/45-minute session
Location: Castle Rock
Ann Stager is a student at Denver Seminary and practicing as part of the school’s practicum or clinical program, which means she is exempt from DORA’s licensure requirements.