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Welcome to LightHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center

At LightHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center, we're not just a clinic; we're a beacon of hope and a source of resilience. Our mission is simple yet profound: to inspire and engage individuals and families on their journey of growth and hope. We're here to light the way towards a brighter, healthier tomorrow.

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Welcome to LightHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center

At LightHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center, we're not just a clinic; we're a beacon of hope and a source of resilience. Our mission is simple yet profound: to inspire and engage individuals and families on their journey of growth and hope. We're here to light the way towards a brighter, healthier tomorrow.

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LightHouse WholeHealth: Where Growth Takes Flight

Embark on a journey to resilience and recovery as we open the doors to the heart of our multi-specialty therapy center. Beyond being a clinic, LightHouse stands as a beacon of inspiration, dedicated to fostering growth, instilling hope, and building resilience in the lives of individuals and families. Our mission is simple yet profound: to inspire and engage you on the path of growth and hope. With comprehensive therapy solutions under one roof, our expert therapists, among the best in their fields, guide you every step of the way.

Understanding the vital role families play in the therapy process, we actively involve and empower parents and caregivers, providing them with the tools and knowledge to be the best support system for their children. Step into our welcoming and inclusive therapy environment, where children are encouraged to thrive, build friendships, and explore their potential. The adaptive gym, designed for kids of all abilities, seamlessly integrates movement, play, and learning. At LightHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center, our heart and soul are dedicated to inspiring and engaging you on the road to resiliency and recovery. Your journey towards a brighter, healthier tomorrow starts here. Ready to take the first step? Explore our services, meet our expert therapists, or schedule a consultation today. Let LightHouse be your guiding light.

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LightHouse WholeHealth: Where Growth Takes Flight

Embark on a journey to resilience and recovery as we open the doors to the heart of our multi-specialty therapy center. Beyond being a clinic, LightHouse stands as a beacon of inspiration, dedicated to fostering growth, instilling hope, and building resilience in the lives of individuals and families. Our mission is simple yet profound: to inspire and engage you on the path of growth and hope. With comprehensive therapy solutions under one roof, our expert therapists, among the best in their fields, guide you every step of the way.

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Understanding the vital role families play in the therapy process, we actively involve and empower parents and caregivers, providing them with the tools and knowledge to be the best support system for their children. Step into our welcoming and inclusive therapy environment, where children are encouraged to thrive, build friendships, and explore their potential. The adaptive gym, designed for kids of all abilities, seamlessly integrates movement, play, and learning. At LightHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center, our heart and soul are dedicated to inspiring and engaging you on the road to resiliency and recovery. Your journey towards a brighter, healthier tomorrow starts here. Ready to take the first step? Explore our services, meet our expert therapists, or schedule a consultation today. Let LightHouse be your guiding light.

"At LHWH we want to be a guiding light for growth, hope and resiliency. Our goal is to improve lives and strengthen our community by providing wrap around services with team-based solutions for individuals and families. LHWH’s heart and soul is to Inspire and engage people on the road to Growth and Skill building."

From Hope to Healing

Expert-Led Therapeutic Offerings

Illuminate your path to well-being with our expert-led therapeutic offerings. Our services, ranging from developmental milestones support to comprehensive Mental Health care, are thoughtfully designed to nurture growth, foster hope, and build resilience for individuals of all ages.

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Meet Marlo - Certified Speech Language Pathologist

We have an Apraxia specialist on board (Marlo) and is Recognized by Apraxia-Kids for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

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Meet Marlo - Certified Speech Language Pathologist

We have an Apraxia specialist on board (Marlo) and is Recognized by Apraxia-Kids for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

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Mental Health Therapy

Dedicated to empowering individuals on their journey to mental well-being

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Occupational Therapy

Dedicated to helping children achieve the highest level of independence in their daily lives.

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Speech Therapy

Dedicated to helping your child become a confident communicator in all aspects of life.

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Physical Therapy

Dedicated to nurturing your child's motor skill development & overall physical capabilities

Testimonials

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LHWH Team

Meet the Minds Shaping Our Mission

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Jennifer Bergin

Founder, CEO and Co-owner

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Marlo Trudgeon

Co-owner and Clinic Director

Certified speech language pathologist

Recognized by Apraxia-Kids for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

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Kelly Yeldell

Mental Health Clinical Director

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Erin Sheftel

Special Education Teacher/Reading Specialist, Parent Advocate

Jennifer Bergin

Founder, CEO and Co-owner

Jennifer is the Founder, CEO and Co-owner of LIghtHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center. She started practicing in 2009. Before this she was in education for 12 years. She specializes in trauma, individual, couples and family…

Marlo Trudgeon

Co-owner and Clinic Director

Certified speech language pathologist

Recognized by Apraxia-Kids for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

Marlo Trudgeon is a certified…

Kelly Yeldell

Mental Health Clinical Director

I am a graduate from the University of Alabama where I received my master’s degree in Social Work. I’m originally from Alabama but have lived in Colorado for over 12 years with my husband and two young children. I love music, movies…

Erin Sheftel

Special Education Teacher/Reading Specialist, Parent Advocate

Erin has worked as a learning specialist in several school districts around the Denver Metro area for the past 20 years.  Having taught both elementary and middle school students, she strives to provide educational…

Navigating LightHouse WholeHealth

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What to expect when scheduling?

One of LHWH providers will have a short consult via phone to ensure we set your initial appointment service up for success. You will then be scheduled to come and meet your therapist for your initial assessment. Your provider will set up a treatment plan for you in regards to next sessions and treatment plan goals.

What Mental health services do you provide?

LightHouse WholeHealth offers many modalities by our highly trained therapist that include Couples, Marriage and Family Systems, Gottman trained therapist, Trauma Systems Therapy, EMDR, TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy), Behavioral, Attachment and Emotion Focused Therapy, Anger Management, Solution Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Grief and Loss, and Group Therapy.

Can I leave my child during therapy sessions?

Great question! You and your therapist will discuss this when and how it may be greatly beneficial for you to observe or be a part of your child's therapy. At times, and with certain skills, it might be more beneficial for your child to have individual time with their therapist.

​Can my child attend therapy during school hours?

Yes they can. We can provide school release forms to attend their therapy appointments.

Do you offer group therapy?

Group therapy is provided for mental health, feeding, speech, some occupational therapy skills, social skills, art groups, and family groups.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes, we do. As well as, cash payment.

What insurances do you accept?

Each discipline may vary in which insurance they accept.

Medicaid and CHP+MedicareTricare
KaiserUnited HealthcareAetna
Anthem/BCBSCigna

We also accept cash, FSA, HAS and most major credit cards

Medicaid and CHP+MedicareTricare
Kaiser

United
Healthcare

Aetna
Anthem/BCBSCigna 

We also accept cash, FSA, HAS and most major credit cards

Do you accept students and interns?

At LHWH Therapy Center we have some of the leading experts in the state and highly value education and teaching to benefit our families and community. We have undergraduate and graduate students for short and long-term internships.

Do you help with IEPs or 504 Plans?

An IEP is a legal binding document. Your child’s school district will perform separate evaluations to determine if your child qualifies for a 504 (for educational, social emotional or mental health needs) or an IEP. At LHWH we value teamwork and are happy to provide needed information per your request.

What to expect when scheduling?

One of LHWH providers will have a short consult via phone to ensure we set your initial appointment service up for success. You will then be scheduled to come and meet your therapist for your initial assessment. Your provider will set up a treatment plan for you in regards to next sessions and treatment plan goals.

What Mental health services do you provide?

LightHouse WholeHealth offers many modalities by our highly trained therapist that include Couples, Marriage and Family Systems, Gottman trained therapist, Trauma Systems Therapy, EMDR, TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy), Behavioral, Attachment and Emotion Focused Therapy, Anger Management, Solution Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Grief and Loss, and Group Therapy.

Can I leave my child during therapy sessions?

Great question! You and your therapist will discuss this when and how it may be greatly beneficial for you to observe or be a part of your child's therapy. At times, and with certain skills, it might be more beneficial for your child to have individual time with their therapist.

​Can my child attend therapy during school hours?

Yes they can. We can provide school release forms to attend their therapy appointments.

Do you offer group therapy?

Group therapy is provided for mental health, feeding, speech, some occupational therapy skills, social skills, art groups, and family groups.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes, we do. As well as, cash payment.

What insurances do you accept?

Each discipline may vary in which insurance they accept.

Medicaid and CHP+MedicareTricare
KaiserUnited HealthcareAetna
Anthem/BCBSCigna

We also accept cash, FSA, HAS and most major credit cards

Medicaid and CHP+MedicareTricare
Kaiser

United
Healthcare

Aetna
Anthem/BCBSCigna 

We also accept cash, FSA, HAS and most major credit cards

Do you accept students and interns?

At LHWH Therapy Center we have some of the leading experts in the state and highly value education and teaching to benefit our families and community. We have undergraduate and graduate students for short and long-term internships.

Do you help with IEPs or 504 Plans?

An IEP is a legal binding document. Your child’s school district will perform separate evaluations to determine if your child qualifies for a 504 (for educational, social emotional or mental health needs) or an IEP. At LHWH we value teamwork and are happy to provide needed information per your request.

Navigating LightHouse WholeHealth

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What to expect when scheduling?

One of LHWH providers will have a short consult via phone to ensure we set your initial appointment service up for success. You will then be scheduled to come and meet your therapist for your initial assessment. Your provider will set up a treatment plan for you in regards to next sessions and treatment plan goals.

What Mental health services do you provide?

LightHouse WholeHealth offers many modalities by our highly trained therapist that include Couples, Marriage and Family Systems, Gottman trained therapist, Trauma Systems Therapy, EMDR, TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy), Behavioral, Attachment and Emotion Focused Therapy, Anger Management, Solution Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Grief and Loss, and Group Therapy.

Can I leave my child during therapy sessions?

Great question! You and your therapist will discuss this when and how it may be greatly beneficial for you to observe or be a part of your child's therapy. At times, and with certain skills, it might be more beneficial for your child to have individual time with their therapist.

​Can my child attend therapy during school hours?

Yes they can. We can provide school release forms to attend their therapy appointments.

Do you offer group therapy?

Group therapy is provided for mental health, feeding, speech, some occupational therapy skills, social skills, art groups, and family groups.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes, we do. As well as, cash payment.

What insurances do you accept?

Each discipline may vary in which insurance they accept.

Medicaid and CHP+MedicareTricare
KaiserUnited HealthcareAetna
Anthem/BCBSCigna

We also accept cash, FSA, HAS and most major credit cards

Medicaid and CHP+MedicareTricare
Kaiser

United
Healthcare

Aetna
Anthem/BCBSCigna 

We also accept cash, FSA, HAS and most major credit cards

Do you accept students and interns?

At LHWH Therapy Center we have some of the leading experts in the state and highly value education and teaching to benefit our families and community. We have undergraduate and graduate students for short and long-term internships.

Do you help with IEPs or 504 Plans?

An IEP is a legal binding document. Your child’s school district will perform separate evaluations to determine if your child qualifies for a 504 (for educational, social emotional or mental health needs) or an IEP. At LHWH we value teamwork and are happy to provide needed information per your request.

What to expect when scheduling?

One of LHWH providers will have a short consult via phone to ensure we set your initial appointment service up for success. You will then be scheduled to come and meet your therapist for your initial assessment. Your provider will set up a treatment plan for you in regards to next sessions and treatment plan goals.

What Mental health services do you provide?

LightHouse WholeHealth offers many modalities by our highly trained therapist that include Couples, Marriage and Family Systems, Gottman trained therapist, Trauma Systems Therapy, EMDR, TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy), Behavioral, Attachment and Emotion Focused Therapy, Anger Management, Solution Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Grief and Loss, and Group Therapy.

Can I leave my child during therapy sessions?

Great question! You and your therapist will discuss this when and how it may be greatly beneficial for you to observe or be a part of your child's therapy. At times, and with certain skills, it might be more beneficial for your child to have individual time with their therapist.

​Can my child attend therapy during school hours?

Yes they can. We can provide school release forms to attend their therapy appointments.

Do you offer group therapy?

Group therapy is provided for mental health, feeding, speech, some occupational therapy skills, social skills, art groups, and family groups.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes, we do. As well as, cash payment.

What insurances do you accept?

Each discipline may vary in which insurance they accept.

Medicaid and CHP+MedicareTricare
KaiserUnited HealthcareAetna
Anthem/BCBSCigna

We also accept cash, FSA, HAS and most major credit cards

Medicaid and CHP+MedicareTricare
Kaiser

United
Healthcare

Aetna
Anthem/BCBSCigna 

We also accept cash, FSA, HAS and most major credit cards

Do you accept students and interns?

At LHWH Therapy Center we have some of the leading experts in the state and highly value education and teaching to benefit our families and community. We have undergraduate and graduate students for short and long-term internships.

Do you help with IEPs or 504 Plans?

An IEP is a legal binding document. Your child’s school district will perform separate evaluations to determine if your child qualifies for a 504 (for educational, social emotional or mental health needs) or an IEP. At LHWH we value teamwork and are happy to provide needed information per your request.

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Empower Your Journey - Consult Today!

Embark on a transformative journey with our expert team at LightHouse Whole Health Therapy Center. Empower your growth and well-being by scheduling a consultation today—where every step is guided with care and commitment.

Jennifer Bergin

Founder, CEO and Co-owner

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Jennifer is the Founder, CEO and Co-owner of LIghtHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center. She started practicing in 2009. Before this she was in education for 12 years. She specializes in trauma, individual, couples and family therapy. She treats individuals, children, couples and families. She has experience working in outpatient, crisis intervention, foster, adoption, family systems, premarital, marital, perinatal and postnatal and intensive in home therapy and group therapy. She holds a contract with the VA to work with individuals and their families that have served in the military. Jennifer offers bilingual (Spanish) Evidence based modalities that include Marriage and Family Systems, EMDR, TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy), Behavioral, Attachment and Emotion Focused Therapy, Anger Management, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Systems Therapy (TST), Play Therapy & group Therapy. EMDR, grief and loss, DBT for adults, teens and parent & Child. Groups for children and youth social skills. As well as parenting classes and groups. Jennifer has had the privilege to be trained personally by the Gottmans and is a trained therapist from their program. Also received in person trainings by Foster Cline and Jim Fay.

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Practice at a Glance

  • Available both in-person and online
  • I accept insurance
  • I see individuals, couples and families

Finances

Fees

  • Pay by ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options | Carelon
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Kaiser
  • MORE TO COME!

Qualifications

  • Licensed by State of Colorado / LPC.0012559
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MFT
  • Licensed Bilingual Educator in CO K-6
  • Consulted for the Office of Early Childhood

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  • Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MFT

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Couples, Marriage and Family Conflict
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Veterans
  • Mood Disorders
  • Adoption/Kinship/Fostering

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Psychosis
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Transgender
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women’s Issues

Marlo Trudgeon

Co-Owner And Clinic Director

Certified speech language pathologist

Recognized by Apraxia-Kids for Advanced Training and Expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

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Marlo Trudgeon is a certified speech language pathologist and an active member of American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) with 25 years of experience. She has owned a successful private practice, Talk to Me Speech Language llc, in Arvada for the past 6 years where she has an ongoing waitlist for services. Prior to her private practice, she worked in a variety of settings, including Children’s Hospital clinics, schools, and Early Intervention. She specializes in Childhood Apraxia of Speech and is recognized for her expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) from the National organization, Apraxia-Kids. She also has over 100 hours of training from JFK in treatment of Autism, and has extensive training in multi sensory reading approaches (e.g. Lindamood Bell, Wilson) making her overall skill set well rounded as a speech therapist. At the clinic, Lighthouse, her goal is to be a specialized speech language pathologist working on a multidisciplinary team to provide well rounded services to families.

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Andres Talavera

Mental Health Therapist

Bio coming soon!

Erin Sheftel

Special Education Teacher/Reading Specialist, Parent Advocate

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Erin has worked as a learning specialist in several school districts around the Denver Metro area for the past 20 years.  Having taught both elementary and middle school students, she strives to provide individual, small group, and in-class educational support services to help all students succeed.  She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an undergraduate degree in Child & Family Studies, then pursued her teaching license and a Master’s Degree in Special Education from the University of Colorado – Denver.

In addition to her work as a learning specialist, Erin offers tutoring services and has been trained using the Orton-Gillingham approach, which is beneficial for students who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing.  She has also worked as a Parent Advocate for families who are in need of understanding the IEP process and their students’ Individualized Education Programs.

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Erin is thrilled to be part of the LightHouse WholeHealth Therapy Center team, and to collaborate with the other providers and our families, in order to help improve the educational processes and outcomes necessary for our students to feel successful in school!

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