Amy J.G. Raskind, MA, LPC, NBCC
Amy J.G. Raskind is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has spent the last 20 years counseling children and adolescents in both public and private schools. Amy is an accomplished academic and practitioner. Upon completing her graduate work, Amy worked for Denver Public Schools at the elementary level implementing a Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education in response to rising concerns about youth violence, substance abuse, and school safety. Amy has spent the last 16 years working as the school counselor at an elite boarding school in Connecticut. During her tenure, she has counseled and consulted with thousands of adolescents, their families, and administration created comprehensive wellness and counseling curricula and taught wellness to students of all ages. When she’s not working, Amy is constantly on the go with her family as chief chauffer and home engineer or training for her next Spartan race or triathlon.
Diana Gonzalez, LAC, MSW, AASW
Diana has been working with youth for 12 years in various settings. When she is not leading summer outdoor adventure trips in the woods or abroad, she can be found working with youth ages 7-25 in her clinical therapy private practice group. With extensive experience in alternative therapies, Diana specializes in Animal-Assisted therapy (with a focus on Equine Therapy) and Experiential Therapy (with a focus on rock climbing and backpacking). Diana also works extensively with adults struggling with opiate addiction in the Denver area. Growing up with a mother who is an educator and author of Young Adult fiction novels, Diana also has a passion for writing, creating, and, of course, grammar!