Beverley Ewers, MFTC
emotionally focused therapist
A Little Bit About Beverley
I was born and raised in Southern California and spent most of my summers in the U.S. Virgin Islands. After graduating from college, I returned to the VI and met my husband. We briefly lived in San Francisco before moving to Colorado to plant roots in the ‘small town’ of Golden, near the ‘big city’ of Denver.
I love my work as a therapist and know how important it is to ‘recharge’ when I can. My favorite way to do that is to spend time with family or friends, drinking a hot cup of tea or reading a good book. I can also be heard singing, almost anywhere - in the shower, driving in the car or walking around my home! Though I love the Colorado mountains, I am a beach girl at heart and find my way back to the ocean whenever I can.
Why I decided to pursue a career in Couples, Individual and Family Therapy
Like many of my colleagues, I’ve been interested in people and psychology for as long as I can remember. Though life originally took me in a different direction while pursuing my undergraduate degree, I found my way back to this meaningful work as my children became teenagers.
Throughout my life, I have experienced and witnessed the healing power of therapy in several different ways. Our family benefited from counseling when our son was struggling during his teenage years. Later, we experienced several deaths in our extended family within a short period of time, leading us to seek support to process so much simultaneous change and loss in a healthy way. It was through these personal experiences that I learned first hand how instrumental the relationship between a client and a therapist can be in facilitating healing and lasting change. These experiences solidified my desire to help others have similar positive experiences.
The relationships we have with the people we love most, have a profound impact on our happiness, health and ability to thrive. Life can make it hard to take care of those relationships. We need them to sustains us in times of joy and sorrow so it takes work to nurture them and keep them strong. I am passionate about helping couples and individuals deepen their connection with themselves and others.
Marriage and Family Therapist Candidate, MFTC.13915
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate LPCC.0016043
Advanced training by ICEEFT in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Master of Arts in Counseling (concentration in couple and family therapy) – University of Colorado Denver
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theatre/Acting, United States International University, San Diego, CA
Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute – Provided counseling to couples and individuals. Facilitated weekly Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group.
Pre-Clinical Fellow, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
Random ‘Fun’ Facts About Me
Best Goal: To put relationships ahead of accomplishments, things or “to do” lists
Best Habit: Leaving margins in my life and not over-scheduling myself
Best Reason to be Happy: Having wonderful people in my life that I love and who love me back
Best Legal Route to Joy: Singing out loud in my car (or anywhere actually!)
Best Flaw: Never turning down an invitation to get together with a friend (even if there’s something else I should be doing!)
Best Accomplishment: marrying my husband and maintaining a healthy long-term relationship while raising two beautiful boys
Best Motto: Today you are You! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is You-er than You! ~ Dr. Seuss
Best Under-Appreciated Skill: I play a mean tambourine!
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