Malia Gerard, LMFT (Colorado Springs)

Malia is a Licensed Marriage FamilyTherapist. She provides individual, couples, family and group therapy.


Insurances accepted

UBH Optum, Colorado Access Medicaid, MHN, Tricare,

Current Practice

She serves adults and clients 16 years  and older. She uses a strength-based approach and focuses on the resiliency of the client.  Her goal is to help clients feel safe through an empathic and compassionate approach.  

Population

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Family

Specialties:

  • Young Children
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management ADHD
  • Anxiety Depression Mood
  • Caregiver Support Child Behavior Problems
  • Crisis management
  • DV/Abuse Disability Assessments
  • Divorce/ High Conflict Family
  • Eating Disorders
  • Existential Issues Fertility
  • Grief/Loss
  • Life transitions
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorder
  • Postpartum
  • Sexual issues Substance Abuse Cert/Licensed
  • Trauma/PTSD

Modality

  • Family/Systems
  • CBT
  • Brief/Solution Focuses

Past Work Experience

Clinical therapist for detoxification, inpatient and outpatient treatment
Private practice
Facilitate co-occurring and women's groups
Family therapist in residential center family program, family workshops
Primary therapist in women's residential center for co-occurring treatment
Therapist for Family Preservation court-ordered treatment
Counselor for adolescents who were homeless, abused, neglected, at risk, in crisis

Education & Licensure

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) MFT.0001470 - Colorado
MA Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy - Brandman University (part of Chapman University), California
BA Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino - California

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