Four Feathers Counseling
Let Our Family Assist Your Family
Ashley Ganatta, MA

Ashley Ganatta, MA

Ashley's specialties in working with oppositional, juvenile delinquent, difficult males, as well as family dynamics and dealing with families that have multiple systems involved. She has experience working with teen boys that display conduct disorders guiding them to evaluate their decision-making processes with the end goal of reuniting with their families. For the past 10 years, Ashley facilitated the wraparound model with diverse types of families. She has experience with family dynamics and needs in order to ensure that children and families have a voice when communicating with system teams ensuring there is a common goal. Ashely’s therapeutic skills include intake assessments, approving single psychiatric services, and home placement assessments.

Belinda Wallace

Belinda Wallace, P.A.T.H Independent Living Specialist

Belinda works to bridge the gap between institutional life and real-world living. She educates young men on parole how to live independently, teaching life skills, budgeting, interviewing skills, and community interaction. She serves as a role model aiding in a trying transformation.

Brenda Krause, LPC

Brenda Krause, LPC

Brenda is an accomplished and energetic with a solid history as a Mental Health Clinician working specifically with CBT models and trauma focused therapy with adults and children. She has in home experience as a Family Preservation Professional Family Clinician supporting families with skill building to enhance the system. Within these positions she has supported families in developing skill sets to include anger management, healthy parenting styles, awareness of family dynamics, communication skills, and finding needed resources using strength based models. Finally, she has experience in drug and alcohol counseling working with individuals and groups using CBT techniques and Matrix systems. She has a bachelors from the University of Colorado, a masters from the University of Northern Colorado, special certificates in trauma treatment, EMDR certification, LPC licensure, and is a CACI. Brenda believes people with time and motivation can have a positive and rewarding career and ultimately feel comfortable in their own internal world and is proud to facilitate this in people!

Cassaundra Hein, MC, MFCT, Program Director

Cassaundra Hein, MC, MFCT, Program Director

Cassaundra graduate from Concordia University, Irvine with a degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Social Work and Child Development. She received her Master’s Degree in Counseling, Marriage Family and Child Therapy in 2008. She has had many years of experience working with children, teens and adults. She specializes in working with at risk youth, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma informed therapy and has had several years’ experience working with families and children post adoptions. She has over 15 years of experience working in the CA and CO welfare systems working with families, children and teens.  She is a trauma informed supervisor and trainer and has many years’ experience working with victims of sexual abuse.  She is passionate about her job and enjoys working to help be a positive role model to the individuals she comes in contact with.

Connie Supernault, Billing/Credentialing Administrator

Connie Supernault, Billing/Credentialing Administrator

Connie is our billing and credentialing administrator for Four Feathers.  Having worked with FFC since 2011, she has over 7 years’ experience in health care billing and credentialing.  Her primary job since 1994 has been a mom to three boys. She has completed 4 years of college focusing on health information management and anthropology.  Native of the Seattle area she has moved 20 plus times since getting married in 1993. She and her family moved to Colorado in 2010. She was finally home.

Deanna Ward, LMFT

Deanna Ward, LMFT

Deanna and her side kick, Moose (her therapy dog) have over five years’ experience working with individuals, children, and families who have a history with domestic violence issues. She uses theories that support the family system and works to build resiliency with her clients that can be used for everyday life challenges. She has affiliation with Break the Silence Against Domestic Violence and the Survivor's Advisory Panel for TESSA.

Eric Estrada, LS, FMP

Eric Estrada, LS, FMP

With over 12 years’ experience, Eric has worked with children and youth in and out of foster care faced with behavioral issues with emphasis in gang affiliation. He has experience working with adults (mothers and fathers) that struggle with drug and alcohol addiction and domestic violence encompassing life skills and parenting skills. He educates families on becoming a whole, providing treatment in the home or nature to incorporate the most comfortable environment to conduct healthy treatment. Demonstrating and educating, Eric assist families in embracing the meaning and importance in the culture of family. Eric actively participates and assists with the Native American community issues in collaboration with the Department of Human Services and the Four Feathers Counseling staff. Eric is currently co-facilitating a variety of groups to include women's empowerment and domestic violence groups.

Jen Dickson, MSW, LCSW, Program Director

Jen Dickson, MSW, LCSW, Program Director

Jen has worked in the field of therapeutic services for over 10 years. She has experience working with teens and children and their families in residential treatment. Her specialty is trauma and attachment. She uses a multi facetted approach to meet the needs of each client. Therapeutic services are strengths focused and client driven. Through the use of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, she can assist with traumatic experiences from anywhere in the lifespan. She is also versed in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Attachment Focused Family Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She sees clients of all ages struggling with difficulties resulting from trauma, ADHD, ODD, CD, Personality Disorders, Adoption, Foster Care, and everyday life stressors.

Jody Enget, LMFT

Jody Enget, LMFT

Graduating from Colorado State University in 1996 with a B.S. degree in Psychology, Jody received her PATH registered instructor status in 1997, completed a M.A. degree in Psychology from Chapman University in 2000 and received her Colorado License in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2006.  Jody has experience as residential treatment facilitator working with adolescents, as well as, several years’ experience working within the PATH program.

Nerisa Yates, Finance Officer

Nerisa Yates, Finance Officer

Nerisa Yates, brings five years of corporate accounting experience and 13 years of small business/personal accounting experience to the Four Feathers team. Nerisa is responsible for the daily accounting functions as well as contributing to the company’s vision, goal setting and growth from a financial point of view. Nerisa has enjoyed working with a dedicated team of professionals that puts their clients first and foremost. She strives to keep Four Feathers financially fit and looks forward to helping us continue to excel in our service to the people in our communities.

Renee Minner, Administrative Facilitator

Renee Minner, Administrative Facilitator

In her former life, Ms. Renee had a career as an elementary school teacher, a foster parent and has worked with developmentally disabled adults. She is a wife, mother, and Nana. Today, she is the corner stone that keeps the inter-operations running smoothly at Four Feathers. Ms. Renee keeps our files in order and is a key player during company audits.

Sara Cruthis, MA, MFT, EAMHP

Sara Cruthis, MA, MFT, EAMHP

With over 5 years’ experience, Sara works with at risk children and youth in the foster care system. She earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and is passionate about working with families through building healthy relationships and attachments. Sara is also trained in Equine Assisted Activities through PATH and a Equine Mental Health Practitioner through Denver University. She started working with horses at the age of 4 and has ridden and competed in hunter/jumpers and dressage. She focuses on using the horse to help heal trauma and form healthy attachments in order to build strong relationships. Her focus is on children and youth in care, as well as, post adoption support and family therapy.

Settie Phillips, BA

Settie Phillips, BA

Settie completed both her undergrad (Sociology) and graduate studies (Clinical Mental Health Counseling) at the University of Northern Colorado and is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Colorado Counseling Association. Settie is a registered psychotherapist in Colorado and has many years of experience working with children, adults and families in the community. Her passions include working with targets of psychological and emotional abuse; survivors of personality disordered abuse in particular. Settie is a member of TESSA’s Survivor Advisory Panel, and enjoys helping targets of domestic violence resolve traumatic experiences and thrive. She truly believes that the therapeutic process can help you to achieve your goals by reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression, developing healthy relationships with self and others, and increasing mindfulness.

Shawn Daugherty, BS, Program Director

Shawn Daugherty, BS, Program Director

Hey my name is Shawn Daugherty and I have worked in the mental health/social service field for around 10 years. I have a Bachelors degree in Psychology and have extensive experience and knowledge in multiple areas including work with sexual offenders, clients with substance abuse, clients needing social and life skills, clients with a history of multiple kinds of abuse, both with victims as well as perpetrators. I am also an informed supervisor for clients who needs this type of supervision. I have worked with the Department of Youth Corrections as a tracker, mentor, and family preservation worker. I have worked extensively in foster homes as a foster care behavioral coach, both supporting the youths as well as the foster home adult leaders. I have worked with many counties with DHS doing family preservation, life skills/parenting, mentoring, have contracted through an agency with District 20 in Colorado Springs mentoring children who have struggled in the school/home setting, and have done supervised visitations. I work both with the parental figures in any case as well as the with the youth. I use a unique approach of doing mentoring or any role while using a therapeutic approach mixed with having a good working relationship with the client(s) that has been extremely effective. I love assisting people in this field and look forward to continuing to joining with others in making a positive difference in other’s lives.

Teresita "T" Tirona, MA, LPC, Owner - Founder

Teresita "T" Tirona, MA, LPC, Owner - Founder

Over 15 years experience providing brief, solution focused and multisystemic based individual, marriage and family counseling by integrating CBT, DBT, EMDR, TFCBT, HBLU and other techniques specific to clients needs. For the past ten years, clients have included mental health professionals seeking personal growth in their careers by applying "TIMAR for Professionals." Counseling provides an opportunity to openly talk about our thoughts and feelings in a safe environment, together we can discuss issues or concerns such as individual growth, anxiety and depression. As well as stress management, sexual orientation, and grief and loss counseling.