ANNE KHALIFEH, MHA, PSY.D., ABPP
Dr. Khalifeh is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology, with additional specialized training in neuropsychology and eating disorders. Dr. Khalifeh earned her Master of Arts and her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the APA-accredited program at the Rosemead School of Psychology, at Biola University. She completed her APA-accredited internship at the University of Colorado, Boulder, at the Wardenburg Health Center, and specialized in psychological assessment while completing additional rotations in substance use disorders and eating disorders. Dr. Khalifeh's assessment experience includes working on psychological/neuropsychological assessment teams at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, the Hallowell Centers, the California NeuroAids Tissue Network, Aurora Mental Health, University of Colorado, Boulder, and other smaller group practices.
In addition to her assessment experience, Dr. Khalifeh is experienced in treating eating disorders. She worked for La Ventana Treatment Programs for several years, starting as a Master's level clinician and later serving as Clinical Director. She also completed her post-doctoral training at the Eating Recovery Center, and later served as the Evening Intensive Outpatient Program Director for the Eating Disorder Center of Denver (now EDCare). Lastly, in addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Khalifeh has had the pleasure of teaching both Master's and doctoral level clinical psychology students for the past eight years. She also recently completed a Master's in Healthcare Administration and Management from Colorado State University, Global Campus and maintains active membership in the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Colorado Neuropsychological Society, and International Neuropsychological Society.
DR. HANNAH BENEDETTI, PSY.D.
Dr. Benedetti earned her masters of Arts and Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the APA-accredited program at the University of Denver. While obtaining her doctoral degree, Dr. Benedetti completed practicums and internship working in a variety of settings, including community mental health, Colorado Mental Health institute at Fort Logan, the Aging Center at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, Craig Hospital, Karis Community (Residential Treatment), The Professional Psychology Clinic at the University of Denver, and two private practices. Dr. Benedetti has experience workingwith adults as well as older adults that have a wide rang of presenting issues, and specializes in the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and issues related to caregiving, aging, and disability. Dr. Benedetti's style of therapy is integrative and focused on tailoring treatment to each individual person. She believes all good therapy work starts with a trusting and healthy connection between therapist and client. Dr. Benedetti combines aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Eye Movement, Desensitization, and Reprocessing Therapy; and takes careful consideration to the importance of childhood events and issues related to attachment.
In addition to her therapy work, Dr. Benedetti was trained in psychological and neuropsychological assessments and provided these services at her practicum and internship sites. Dr. Benedetti now offers a broad range of disability evaluations, psychological evaluations, and neuropsychological evaluations.
KARIS LAMBERT, LPC
Karis Lambert is a Colorado native. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University and her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver. While completing her Master's degree, Karis completed her internship and practicum working with adults in an alcohol and drug treatment center and with adolescents. Afterwards, Karis worked at Eating Recovery Center in the adult PHP and later as an admissions clinician at EDCare (formerly Eating Disorder Center of Denver). Karis specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, grief and loss, mood disorders, life transitions, and individuals suffering with low self-esteem. While working with clients, Karis utilizes a process-oriented therapy and integrates aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She believes that therapy is deeply personal and should be individualized to meet each person where they are at in this moment so that they can live a value-centered life.