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NICHOLAS D THOMPSON, LCSW

Nicholas is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, having earned a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of North Dakota. He has been working with youth and their families for over 10 years in a variety of settings including middle and high schools, private practice, residential treatment facilities, and detention centers. In addition, he has worked abroad with youth in Brazil and Costa Rica.

Nicholas facilitates trainings and gives presentations to parents, middle and high school students, and school staff. His past professional experience includes working for the St. Vrain Valley School District as a Mental Health Interventionist, and serving as lead parent facilitator for iTHRIVE, a substance abuse intervention program for teens.

He is passionate about assisting youth and their families to realize adolescence is a time of great opportunity and not just a phase to survive.

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Megan Fruvellhoff, Lcsw

Megan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who loves nothing more than connecting with people on an emotional level.  For the past 8 years she has worked in the local school district providing mental health support to students, parents, and educators as they navigate the middle and high school years. Prior to this work, Megan worked in the domestic violence/sexual trauma field for 10 years.  It was during this work she came to understand the amazing resilience of people and found her passion for working with teens.

Megan believes that each person has their own story to tell, and she works hard to provide a  safe place for their words to be shared and solutions to be explored. She understands that seeking therapy can be extremely scary, and she works hard to help people feel comfortable and courageous in their experience with her.  

Megan holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Nebraska.  Although she loves her roots, she feels very fortunate to be in the land of mountains.  With her husband and three children, Megan enjoys finding adventures in everything they do.  

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JAKE LOHWATER, LCSW

Jake is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been counseling adolescents, couples, children, and families since 2009. He found his passion for counseling in wilderness therapy programs in Colorado and Utah. Jake has worked with youth and their families in outdoor education programs, public and alternative schools, substance use facilities, residential and respite care facilities, and outpatient counseling centers. 

Jake believes that there is more to life. More meaning, purpose, passion, and joy. At the core of his work, he supports people identify their own unique genius and develop the skills to live the life they desire. Understanding the importance of trust and mutual respect, he works hard to create a safe environment that invites empathy, compassion, and humor into every session.

Jake holds a Master of Social Work degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver. He enjoys supporting youth to their discovery of their inherent gifts and abilities to lead more empowered and more fulfilling lives. He also facilitates nature immersions for people to slow down and listen deeply to their truth and wisdom in the natural world. 

He is passionate about helping adolescents discover and live their truest self in all areas of their lives.