Lori Honea, LPCC, LPSC
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate
Licensed Professional School Counselor
Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Services
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Lori (she/her) got her start in Special Education, working with children on the autism spectrum as a Special Education Paraprofessional and soon discovered that she connected most with social emotional development in children. Lori has experience counseling elementary and middle school students in the school setting and was part of school mental health teams responsible for coordinating Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and 504 plans. Lori has experience using differentiation techniques to teach students of various learning styles and abilities and utilizes positive reinforcement strategies for managing student behaviors.
Lori values compassion, connection, and encouragement and believes inspiration is the best motivation. Lori works with each child and family to bring out the best in each child and help to create a positive environment in session and at home to learn and grow. Lori is also the proud mother of an 18-year-old son who is on the autism spectrum and a 15-year-old gender fluid child and has lived and worked in Colorado for the past 20 years.
Lori approaches therapy from a Client-Centered perspective and utilizes Reality Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness, and enjoys teaching emotional regulation skills and helping children develop a plan for moving forward toward their goals. She especially enjoys aiding adolescents in finding their passions, interests, and career goals.
Lori’s hobbies include hiking, paddle boarding, skiing, and being outdoors with her family and dog, Maple. She loves football season (Go Broncos!), music, and plays the guitar!