Gabriella Potter, Doctoral Extern

Pronouns - They/them/theirs

Gabriella provides individual therapy to adolescents and adults, specializing in supporting LGBTQ+ people and those healing from grief, loss, and trauma. They feel strongly that everyone is the expert of their own life and deserves space to be heard, valued, and respected.

Insurances Accepted

(CCHA) Medicaid, (RMHP) Medicaid, Aetna, Evernorth (formerly known as Cigna), Cofinity/DHMP, (Health Colorado Inc.) Medicaid, (Northeast Health Partners) Medicaid, Evernorth (formerly known as Cigna) EAP

Current Practice

Gabriella Potter (they/them) is a doctoral student at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology. Gabriella’s background involves addressing an array of mental health challenges including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, PTSD and trauma, relationship issues, gender-based issues, and coping with systems of oppression. Gabriella has worked extensively with LGBTQ+ people, believing strongly in every person's innate resilience, power, and wholeness. They utilize aspects of many therapeutic modalities to ensure that clients are getting the kinds of support that are most useful for them, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), strengths-based, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) approaches. Gabriella works to build a safe and supportive environment where clients can process, grow, and work towards living authentic, empowered lives. They are being supervised by Dr. Lisa Griffiths, PsyD (#3615).

Client Focus

  • Adolescents 10-12
  • Teens 13+
  • Adults 18+
  • Seniors 65+

Treatment Approach

  • Grief/Loss
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Life Transitions
  • Domestic Violence
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Autism
  • Caregiver Support
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Postpartum


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
  • CBT
  • Mindfulness-based
  • Person-centered
  • Psychodynamic

Past Work Experience

  • The Collective Integrated Behavioral Health, Denver, CO
  • The Trevor Project, Los Angeles, CA
  • MonteCedro Retirement Community, Altadena, CA
  • Good Shepherd Community Care, Newton, MA

Education & Licensure

  • Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology (University of Denver)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Brandeis University)