In life we all go through transitions and experiences which sometimes prove to be difficult. At Heartstrings Counseling, I create a warm and trusting environment to help you feel more comfortable to work through life challenges and reconnect to yourself and life again. I provide you with a unique opportunity and a well-tested framework to help you find your true self, restore balance and heal, reconnect to your inner wisdom and untangle. I am here to help you to rediscover a life of joy and meaning as well as gain deeper understanding of yourself and the world around you. I truly believe that every person has the resources inside of them for healing, love and acceptance, and deserves a life of happiness and success. My commitment is to assist you in experiencing changed lives through finding balance and understanding your inner resources.
Nina Danhorn MS LPC
As a creative depth counselor, Nina Danhorn MS LPC encourages awareness through self-exploration and acceptance. Nina has been a therapist for over 15 years, with additional experience as a Certified Teacher, Trainer and Human Resource Manager. She holds two Master's Degrees in Counseling and Education. Nina currently serves as the President of Colorado Sandplay Therapy Assication. She is passionate about "walking people home to themselves", helping them reconnect to their authentic self and establish a stable system for self-exploration and continuous growth. She believes that by truly knowing and accepting ourselves and taking back our power, we rediscover our purpose and find peace in being. In addition to traditional "talk therapy", Nina Danhorn MS LPC utilizes experiential approaches of Expressive Arts, Sandplay, Somatic Experiencing and Somatic Art Therapy. She is a Certified EMDR Therapist and SoulCollage Facilitator, and is well on the way to becoming a Certified Sandplay and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She utilizes creative arts, Sandplay, music, writing/journaling and other creative mediums combined with body centered trauma approaches to foster deep personal growth, to help you gain access to your inner resources for healing & clarity on your path to healthy living. In complement, she uses Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Skill Building Strategies to help clients gain proper skills in order to achieve and maintain the life of acceptance, connection and inner peace. Nina is skilled at helping facilitate lasting healing to adults and adolescents who experienced trauma or loss, are going through a life transition and need support on their journey to a more balanced and happy life they truly deserve. Nina's special interest include healing from abusive relationships and/or family dynamics, healing the Mother Wound and Midlife Emergence. Using an depth approach, Nina supports those healing from abuse, trauma and neglect, including developmental trauma and has extensive experience working with Complex PTSD. She is passionate about supporting those who identify as members of LGBTQ+ community or those desiring to do more exploration and acceptance of their true identity. She is experienced at providing support and encouragement to those who are struggling with the pain of fertility challenges and infertility, pregnancy and early infant loss, adoption loss. Credentials: Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado President of Colorado Sandplay Therapy Association Certified EMDR Practitioner Certified SoulCollage(R) Facilitator Somatic Experiencing Certification Track (2nd year Intermediate) Sandplay Therapist Certification Track (last year) Former Certified Educator Colorado and Texas Texas Women’s University Master of Science Master of Science in Education PSLU, Russia Psychotherapist, Russia Professional trainings: EMDR Therapy Gestalt and Existential Therapy Somatic Experiencing Somatic Expressive Arts Expressive Arts Therapy Bodycentered Psychotherapy Synergetic Play Therapy Supervision and training in Art Therapy SoulCollage facilitator Applied Existential Psychotherapy training and supervision Sandplay extensive therapy trainings and supervision in Russia and US DBT supervision and training Experience: People House Beyond Betty Raleigh House of Hope Laramie County Community College Mental Health Professionals in Private Practice Harmony Foundation Highlands Behavioral Health Children's Wellness Center of Colorado Sungate Kids
Nina Danhorn is an ordained to perform ceremony and has experience performing blessings and ceremony for life transitions and events such as weddings, graduations, pregnancies and births, end of life transitions.