Program Therapist

Brooke Gilbertsen is a psychologist who has been working in the field of mental health for 7 years and specifically co-occurring disorders for the past 3 years.  Brooke brings her knowledge, experience, and compassion to support clients and their loved ones on their journey toward recovery, health, and holistic healing.  Brooke has experience working with a wide range of diagnoses from severe mental illness and personality disorders to depression and anxiety, and believes the underlying cause must be treated in order for freedom from addiction to occur. Brooke treats the whole person, considering mental health diagnoses, neuropsychology, the context of the family and environment, social relationships, past trauma and loss, vulnerability, shame, and self-worth. Brooke applies a wide range of evidenced-based modalities, incorporating mindfulness, spirituality, and psychodynamic approaches to assist clients in the healing process.  Brooke is passionate about helping her patients discover the best version of themselves, with a renewed sense of freedom, purpose, and meaning.

Brooke completed her B.A. in Psychology in 2008 from San Diego State University.  She obtained her M.A. Degree in Clinical Psychology in 2013 from Argosy University, and received her Doctorate in Psychology in 2016 from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  She is the author of The Impact of Mindfulness on the Quality of Life of Cancer Patients, published in 2017.

“The greatest project you will ever work on is you.”