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Lucy Heim

Lucy joined the DCAC team as a Family Advocate and Intake Specialist in 2023. She graduated from North Central University in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. While obtaining her degree, Lucy was an intern at CornerHouse Child Advocacy Center in Minneapolis, where she worked as an advocate to support children and families […]

Ashley Spaulding

Ashley graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan with her bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2016, and from Aurora University in Aurora, Illinois with her master’s degree in Social Work in 2019. She moved to Denver, Colorado in 2019 with her husband and Golden Retriever, Woodson. She spent three years working with adoptive families […]

Delia Nichols-Ferguson

Delia is an early childhood mental health consultant. She recently moved to Denver after graduating from the University of California, Irvine with a master’s degree in Legal and Forensic Psychology. Previously, she obtained a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon, majoring in Family and Human Services and minoring in Spanish and psychology. Throughout […]

Yimalisse Nazario

Yimalisse joined DCAC as a Bilingual Child and Family Therapist in 2023. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, licensed in Florida and is working towards her licensure in Colorado. Yimalisse received her Master’s in Social Work in 2017 at the University of Denver and worked at SafeHouse Denver providing counseling services for survivors of intimate partner violence during her time in Colorado. Yimalisse provided teen […]

Amy Bell

Amy joined DCAC as a Child and Family Therapist in 2021. Amy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado and Texas. Originally from Dallas, TX, Amy obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Southern Methodist University and Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. Following graduation, Amy began her […]

Nicholas Stone

Nicholas joined DCAC as a Community Connector in 2024. With a background in cultural anthropology, he began his career working with a Refugee Resettlement organization in Denver, CO. During his time in the role, Nicholas worked in tandem with organizations such as the UNHCR, Office of Refugee Resettlement, and Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration […]

Christa Grauert

Christa is originally from Portland, OR where she graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Following her undergraduate years, Christa gained experience in the field working as a mental health skills trainer for two years in a Residential Living Facility. She graduated from Regis University with her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling […]

Emily Murphy

Emily joined DCAC as a Bilingual Child & Family Therapist in 2019. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Theology from Benedictine College in Kansas, she moved to Honduras for 2 ½ years where she volunteered at a children’s home. Emily returned to her home state of Colorado to complete her master’s in Social Work […]

Samantha Mastaler

Samantha is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado and joined DCAC in 2021. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Denver and her Bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University.  Prior to working at DCAC, Samantha has experience working as a youth advocate at a domestic violence shelter and as a […]

Emma Skok

Emma joined the DCAC team of therapists in early 2020. She has been working with children and families for the past decade and is passionate about supporting those who have experienced trauma. A Colorado native, Emma first learned about Children’s Advocacy Centers as an intern at one of the CAC’s in New Orleans while earning […]