Lana Skornyakov, LMFT

Pronouns - She/her/hers

Currently Accepting New Clients
Not Accepting New Clients at This Time
Accepting Testing Clients Only
No Longer Accepting New C4VL Clients
No Longer with C4VL

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

(CHP+) Medicaid
Aetna
Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield (now called Elevance)
Beacon / Carelon commercial / Kaiser HMO
CCHA Medicaid
Cigna (now Evernorth)
Colorado Access (Medicaid / CHP+)
Denver Health Medical Plan (DHMP commercial)
First Health Network
Kaiser PPO / HMO Commercial Denver Metro area
Kaiser PPO Beacon / Carelon commercial / Kaiser HMO
Pinnacol Assurance
RMHP Medicaid
Rocky Mountain Health Plans (A UnitedHealthcare company)
Tricare
United Healthcare / UBH (Optum)

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.

Client Focus

  • Children 3-5
  • Children 5+
  • Adolescents 10-12
  • Teens 13+
  • Adults 18+
  • Seniors 65+
  • Transgender
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Russian Speaking

Areas of Focus

  • ADHD/Neurodivergence
  • Addiction/Substances
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver Support
  • Child Behavior Problems
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Divorce / High Conflict Family
  • Eating Disorders
  • Existential Issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorder
  • Trauma/PTSD

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • DBT
  • EMDR
  • Family/Systems Theory
  • Mindfulness-based
  • Person-centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Sandtray

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)