Meet Our Team

Kerri Sterrett

MA, LPC

Kerri Sterrett received her Master’s degree from the University of Denver and her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont. She is an EMDR Certified Therapist, sits on the Regis University MA in Counseling Advisory Board, and has worked with individuals and families for over a decade. Kerri was the Clinical Director of therapy services, admission and testing at the Colorado based Tennyson Center for Children. She has instructed courses on parenting after divorce and has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children. Kerri is well versed in providing counselling services to children, adolescents and adults to address trauma/PTSD, anxiety, grief/loss, attachment issues, depression, parenting struggles, behavioral issues, and overall wellness. Her primary therapeutic modalities include EMDR, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, TF-CBT, attachment-based, somatic/mindfulness based, person-centered, and positive psychology.

Tiffany Crist

MA, MFTC

Tiffany is originally from Montreal, Canada, where she was raised in a law enforcement family. She has fond memories of going on ride-alongs and spending time at the command post during community events with her father, who served 31 years in the Montreal Police Force. From an early age, she had a great deal of pride for her father’s service. Today, she is honored to support and serve our community of first responders.

Tiffany received her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Regis University and predominantly works with adults, couples and families to address relationship struggles, anxiety, depression, trauma/PTSD, parenting and behavioral issues and phase of life transitions. Tiffany is an EMDR trained therapist. EMDR is an evidence-based therapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional difficulties that are the result of distressing or traumatic life experiences. This treatment approach results in an improved view of the self, relief from disruptive symptoms and an increase in more powerful, adaptive positive thinking.

Her approach to working with clients also includes Relational Life, Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused and general systems therapies. Tiffany also has an extensive training background in personal and professional development, supporting teams to establish healthy workplace environments.

Pegi Hansen

Health & Wellness Coach

Pegi is originally from Iowa where she grew up in a police and military family. Her grandfather was the Chief of Police in a small Iowa town, her other grandfather served in WWII, aunts, uncles and father in Vietnam and husband served during the Gulf War in the 1990’s. Her oldest daughter is currently enlisted and serves for the Wyoming Army National Guard and will commission as an Officer post graduation in 2020. Pegi has a deep connection, pride and respect for our service members. Her career as a Health & Wellness Coach began in 2011 with a great passion for wellness and focus on nutrition. Her mission is teaching the benefits of healthy living through physical activity, nutrition and to help create a better understanding of the sometimes confusing and guilt riddled world of health. Her approach is to be real and relevant to your personal goals, accountably, being honest with ones self and removing excuses.

Dr. Daren Norris, Psy.D

Dr. Norris received his Doctorate in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, in 2008. Following graduation, he completed his post-doctoral internship with Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network in Littleton, CO. In 2010, Dr. Norris entered the United States Navy as a clinical psychologist. For the next seven years he served in a variety of locations including San Diego, CA, Rota, Spain and Southwest Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He left service with the Navy in February, 2018 and relocated back to Colorado at that time. Through his experiences while deployed and from other trainings provided while in the Navy, Dr. Norris is well-equipped to handle the stresses that service puts on both the individual and the family unit. He looks forward to working with individual service members, marital units and the non-service spouse/partner. His therapeutic framework is primarily Cognitive Behavioral. Homework is sometimes implemented in therapy; this allows practice in the real world allowing for follow up discussion. Therapy patients should expect to work on making positive changes to their life following the first session.

 

Becky Edmonds

MA, MFTC

Becky Edmonds graduated with her master’s degree in Marriage and Family therapy from Regis University and obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix. During her studies at Regis University, Becky specialized in therapy aimed at teens and kids. She utilizes play therapy and experiential therapy skills when working with kids and teens struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, suicidal ideation, and trauma. Utilizing play therapy or experiential skills with families allows Becky to partner with all family members and work through communication concerns, family reintegration, substance abuse issues, and joint parenting after divorce. She is in the process of obtaining her EMDR certification for use with children and adolescents.

Becky’s personal life is full of fun, love and a dash of crazy. She has been married for 18 years to her awesome bear of a husband, they have 4 daughters together that range from teen to little bitty. If four girls weren’t enough, they have two teacup schnauzers that believe they are giant German Shepherds. Becky and her family play soccer, watch cooking shows and ride dirt bikes.

Becky is humbled and grateful to have the honor of working with first responders and their families.

Heather Leffew

Heather is a State of Colorado Registered Psychotherapist, and an advanced doctoral student in Fielding Graduate University’s PhD program in Clinical Psychology. Heather has a gift for developing therapeutic relationships marked by warmth, understanding, collaboration, and trust. She employs a flexible, person-centered approach and is skilled in the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, situational stress, and interpersonal conflict.

Heather has years of professional experience working in law enforcement and has specialized training in the provision of psychological services to military personnel, first responders, and victims of disaster and mass casualty events.

She is a talented assessor, educator, and researcher who has investigated the linguistic profiles of perpetrators of mass violence, the neurobiological differentiation of violent offender types, and the radicalization of lone actor terrorists.

Ethan Banner

Ethan Bannar is currently a doctoral student in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Ethan graduated with his M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland in 2017. He is an officer in the U.S. Air Force and will begin his career as a military psychologist when he completes his academic training. Throughout his graduate training thus far, he has engaged in clinical work with a range of presenting clinical concerns to include active and veteran military psychology, eating disorders, substance use, and severe and persistent mental illness. His primary clinical focus includes trauma, posttraumatic growth, law enforcement psychology, and human performance in austere environments. Ethan enjoys working with individual adults and couples while utilizing an integrative solution focused approach with the client’s needs at the forefront of their work. When he is not studying or seeing clients, he enjoys fishing and training for his next triathlon.

Anna Joseph

Anna Joseph is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and received her Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan. She began her work with responders as a staff member of ResponderStrong, a collaboration between emergency responders and the National Mental Health Innovation Center to improve mental health supports for emergency responders and their families.


For the past 12 years, Anna has worked domestically and internationally in settings ranging from wilderness therapy and community-based programs to outpatient and HIV clinics. Through these experiences she developed specialties working with sexual health concerns, intimacy issues, trauma, adolescents, and families. Anna’s approach to working with clients includes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Behavioral Activation, and Motivational Interviewing.