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Lana Skornyakov, LMFT (Aurora)

Lana provides therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, senior adults, and families. She is fluent in English and Russian and conducts therapy in both languages.


Insurances accepted

UBH Optum, Cigna, Anthem BCBS, Colorado Access Medicaid, Tricare,

Current Practice

Lana specializes in issues related to anxiety and depression as well as problems related to grief and life transitions. She also has an extensive experience working with children and families addressing behavioral problems at home and school, including for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She uses variety of techniques from CBT, DBT, solution-focused and psychodynamic therapeutic approaches based on client’s needs. Lana believes that by creating a safe and nonjudgmental environment and guiding a client through the process of resolving challenging thoughts and emotions, anyone can reach their own potential.

Populations

  • Children 3-5
  • Children 5+
  • Adolescent 10-12
  • Teens 13+
  • Adults
  • Seniors 65+
  • GLB

Specialties

  • Anxiety Depression Mood
  • Addictions
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Parenting
  • Grief/Loss
  • Eating Disorders
  • Child Behavior Problems
  • Anger Management
  • Life transitions
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • ADHD
  • Caregiver Support
  • Personality Disorder
  • Divorce/ High Conflict Family
  • Parent/Child Reunification
  • Existential Issues

Modalities

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • ACT
  • Behavioral
  • Play Therapy
  • Sandtray
  • Brief/Solution Focuses
  • Family/Systems
  • Psychodynamic
  • Person-centered
  • Mindfulness-based

Past Work Experience

  • Mental Health Clinician at On Lok Lifeways
  • Mental Health Therapist at Cielo House, Eating Disorder Treatment Facility
  • Clinical Social Worker at Golden Castle, ADHC
  • Suicide and Crisis Counselor at SACS

Education & Licensure

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) MFT 0001557 - Colorado and MFT 93502 - California
  • Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology from University of California, Fullerton
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology and Child Development from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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