Our Staff

Carla Pallares Hutchison, PhD

Staff Psychologist

Background

Dr. Pallares Hutchison received her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University in 2011. She has expertise in health psychology and helping patients managing chronic health conditions. She has extensive experience treating insomnia, anxiety, depression, insomnia, body image issues, and phase of life changes. She is bilingual in Spanish and is bicultural with a sensitivity to the stressors that may come up for people when navigating two cultures. Dr. Pallares Hutchison has worked with patients across the life span, and especially with college-aged clients and adults.  In her work with you, Dr. Pallares Hutchison utilizes both cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal techniques. She is passionate about helping individuals heal from difficult experiences, firmly believing in the transformative power of life challenges to create growth, and meaning in our lives. She has training and practical expertise in core interventions that promote this healing process, including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy). She sees therapy as an ongoing partnership that facilitates identification of challenges, and monitors the process of reaching practical life goals. 

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