Dr. Kate Colón is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in working with children, adolescents, and their families. She believes in a client-centered, strengths-based approach to treatment and aims to help clients and families develop resources they need to reach their full potential and meet their goals.
Dr. Colón earned a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver. Throughout her clinical training, she has worked with children, adolescents, and families across a variety of settings. These settings have included community mental health centers, hospitals, schools, and private practice. Dr. Colón also earned her master’s degree in International Disaster Psychology from the University of Denver, where she received extensive clinical training in community-based interventions and traumatic stress in young individuals.
Dr. Colón’s practice primarily focuses on psychological testing, assessment, and consultation. She believes psychological assessment can provide a rich understanding of the unique ways that neurodevelopmental, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral differences can impact a young person’s overall sense of well-being in the world. By using sophisticated and scientifically-grounded approaches, Dr. Colón is able to help families develop a better understanding of the challenges of children and adolescents, while making client-centered recommendations to help them become successful across home and academic settings. Her areas of clinical focus include: traumatic stress, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and mood disorders, giftedness and learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, attachment disruption, and mental health assessment of children involved in the foster care system.
Outside of work, Dr. Colón enjoys spending time with her family and friends in the mountains hiking, biking, fishing, and skiing.