Charlotte Bouchard, LPC
Intensive Outpatient Therapist
Charlotte demonstrates empathetic listening, validation and unconditional positive regard to help create a warm and nurturing environment. Additionally, she implement's psycho-education, somatic experiencing, meditation practice, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy techniques to meet the needs of individuals. This approach offers meaningful insight and allows individuals the freedom to engage with the self-exploration necessary to heal from painful experiences.
Charlotte began her career in the helping professions as a massage therapist. In studying bodywork, she cultivated a deep understanding of the mind/body connection and the somatic component to trauma. This work helped nurture Charlotte's innate curiosity of human psychology. Years after attaining her Licensed Massage Therapist credential, she began her academic journey at Metropolitan State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Psychology and minor in Human Services. Following graduation, Charlotte experienced profound healing through the use of Psilocybin. As a result of this experience, she became an advocate for the therapeutic use and decriminalization of psychedelics. She attended Naropa University to pursue her graduate education and help further cultivate her understanding of transpersonal healing. Years later, she graduated with a Masters of Art degree in Mindfulness-Based Clinical Counseling. During her time in graduate school, she and the Transpersonal Department Chair co-founded the MDMA research club at Naropa University. Charlotte's Graduate Cap Stone Thesis was entitled "Healing P.T.S.D through the use of Psilocybin." Her thesis outlined her personal experience with healing through psychedelics as well as, a literature review of the current research that has been done with psilocybin as a treatment modality. In February 2021, Charlotte attained her Licensed Professional Counselor credential. Currently, she specializes in trauma, addiction and eating recovery and is working towards attaining the qualifications necessary to utilize psychedelic medicines in addition to psychotherapy. Ultimately, Charlotte is interested in helping to decriminalize and de-stigmatize the use of psychedelics, specifically psilocybin, as a treatment modality to help individuals recover from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.