Carla earned a Master of Social Work in Clinical Mental Health, Military Social Work from University of Southern California and her Bachelors of Social Work from Colorado State University. She is credentialed in the state of Colorado as a Licensed Social Worker and has worked with individuals, couples and families impacted by substance abuse and addiction since 1997. Before coming to Harmony, Carla worked in private practice treating touring professionals in the music industry struggling with mental health and addiction. Carla also worked with child youth and families impacted by addiction in the Colorado child welfare system and practiced as a trauma and mental health therapist for combat veterans with co-occurring substance use disorders in the Veteran Administration. Carla is a combat veteran (US ARMY) who served in the Persian Gulf War.
“ I came to Harmony inspired by the genuine hope and compassion staff have for each and every client in their recovery. That enthusiasm is contagious and spreads quickly within our clients. It is not about what a client has done but what they have overcome in their healing journey that is celebrated each and every day. Recovery and healing happens here! “