Our Staff

Shannon brings more than 16 years of experience in behavioral health to her executive director role at PCMH. She also serves as the VP of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Colorado and a board member and Treasurer of Mental Health Colorado. She was chosen to co-chair the children’s subcommittee on the recently formed Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force, intended to shape the future of behavioral health services and access across the state. Prior to joining the team at Children’s Colorado, she was the CFO of Choices Coordinated Care Solutions, a national non-profit committed to supporting youth with significant behavioral and emotional challenges. The only thing she loves more than skiing is Disney World.

Shannon Van Deman, MBA

Executive Director

shannon.vandeman@childrenscolorado.org

In addition to his work with PCMH, Bruno is also a clinical psychologist, professor and Chief of Psychology for the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Building on a 5-year NIH Career Development Award in mental health services research, he has focused his research and clinical work on developing family-focused and systemic approaches to identify and help children with behavioral/ developmental challenges and their families within primary care and school settings, including increasing access to quality services for minority populations.

Bruno Anthony, PhD

Clinical Director

bruno.anthony@childrenscolorado.org

Jason serves as a faculty consultant for PCMH, as well as the Director of Operations in the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. On the clinical side, he enjoys working with children and families who are struggling with impulse control disorders. In his free time, Jason enjoys riding his bike, hiking, and trying to find the most out-of-the-way camping site in Colorado.

Jason Williams, PsyD, MSEd

Faculty Consultant

jason.williams@childrenscolorado.org
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Erin is passionate about all things health, particularly improving access to services so that every person can thrive. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and a Master of Public Health and brings several years of experience working in program evaluation and public health research to her role at PCMH. When Erin isn’t at work, you can find her knee deep in home renovation projects, enjoying a beer in the Colorado sunshine, exploring new countries, or out playing in the mountains with her dog, Gracia, and her husband, Mike.

Erin Bishop, MPH

Sr. Research/Evaluation Analyst

erin.bishop@childrenscolorado.org
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Shi Lynn brings more than 10 years of program management, nonprofit administration and leadership experience to PCMH. She received her master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in nonprofit management from the University of Illinois at Springfield. With a passion for behavioral health and integrated care, Shi Lynn came to Denver in 2016 to join the state’s innovative health care transformation efforts. Shi Lynn spends her free time with her boxer Maggie and enjoys traveling to new places.

Shi Lynn Coleman, MPA

Operations Director

shi.coleman@childrenscolorado.org
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Michelle leads PCMH’s marketing efforts. A graduate from Virginia Tech (go Hokies!), she spent nearly a decade working in digital marketing at agencies in Washington, D.C. and Singapore before the mountains called her to Denver. When she’s not counting characters on Twitter, you can probably find her trying to pet the nearest dog or planning her next trip to an obscure corner of the world.

Michelle Crowson

Marketing Manager

michelle.crowson@childrenscolorado.org

Elizabeth leads policy and advocacy efforts for PCMH. She brings to this work a varied career in research, writing, scholarship, and child health policy and advocacy in nonprofit and state government roles. She’s delighted to be able to advocate for policy at PCMH because she believes that an equitable, quality child mental health care system will lead to a more just society. She’s got two kids that light up her life, a serious reading habit, a whole wheat, high-altitude baking obsession, and a crowded concert calendar.

Elizabeth Freudenthal

Policy Director

elizabeth.freudenthal@childrenscolorado.org
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In addition to her role as training director at PCMH, Jenna serves as the Director of Psychology Training at Children’s Hospital Colorado. A licensed psychologist, her clinical work and teaching focuses on motivational interviewing and acceptance-based therapies with adolescents across a range of disorders. Jenna is passionate about promoting personal and professional wellness and spends her free time hiking and backpacking.

Jenna Glover, PhD

Training Director

jenna.glover@childrenscolorado.org
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Darla is a member of the dynamic training team at PCMH. With over 20 years of experience in community mental health, Darla brings passion for meeting the needs of under-served populations and a love for bringing people together to grow and learn. When she’s not at her computer, you will find her savoring time with her growing kids, hiking a Colorado trail, or heading to a campsite with her beloved pop-up camper!

Darla Gurry, LCSW

Training Associate

darla.gurry-levy@childrenscolorado.org
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As one of PCMH’s training associates, Anne designs and facilitates trainings to support the transformation of mental health care for children and families in Colorado. A Georgia native, Anne came to Colorado in 2009 and has spent the majority of her clinical career providing mental health services in the community before finding her passion in workforce development for behavioral health providers. Anne will never pass up a breakfast burrito or an opportunity to quote song lyrics.

Anne Jackson, LPC

Training Associate

anne.jackson@childrenscolorado.org
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Tripti is a part of PCMH’s training team. A graduate from University of Northern Colorado she spent nearly a decade working as a therapist in community based settings in the Denver metro area. When she’s not providing trainings in the community, she can be found having random conversations with strangers in foreign countries, getting lost in the Rockies, and spending time with her family.

Tripti Sharma, LPC

Training Associate

tripti.sharma@childrenscolorado.org
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Brittany is the Operations Coordinator for PCMH, providing administrative assistance to maintain the day to day operations. Brittany received her Bachelors of Science from Howard University with a major in Biology Pre-med. Brittany is a Colorado native who enjoys picnics in the mountains with her family, being a sports mom, and watching her nine-year-old son dance.

Brittany Stribling

Operations Coordinator

brittany.stribling@childrenscolorado.org

Our Partners

Child Welfare Specialists

Community Stakeholders

Advocacy Organizations

Educators

Youth

Caregivers

Juvenile Justice Specialists

Primary Care Providers

Mental Health Providers

Advisory Council

Terri Anderson

Reach Collaborative Management Coordinator

Joint Initiatives for Youth and Families – El Paso County

Jordana Ash

Director of Child and Adolescent Initiatives

The Hemera Foundation

Barb Becker

Director of Mental Health First Aid Colorado

Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council

Steven Berkowitz

Professor of Child Psychiatry

CU School of Medicine

Colleen Church

Vice President of Programs

Caring for Colorado Foundation

Kippi Claussen

Youth Move

Unfolding Directions, LLC 

Sarah Davidon

Director of Research and Child & Adolescent Strategy

Mental Health Colorado

Connie Fixsen

ECMH Program Manager

Office of Early Childhood

Marjorie Grimsley

Interim Director

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Chris Harms

Director

Department of Public Safety, School Safety Resource Center

Lena Heilmann

Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Office of Suicide Prevention

Laurel Karabatsos

Deputy Medicaid Director

Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Sarah Mathew

Colorado Department of Education

Health and Wellness Office; Project AWARE

Gretchen Russo

Judicial and Legislative Administrator

Colorado Department of Human Services

Susanna Snyder

Maternal Child Health Policy Specialist

Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Deborah Ward-White

Family Advocacy Collaborative

Colorado Multi-ethnic Cultural Consortium

Robert Werthwein

Deputy Executive Director of Operations

Office of Behavioral Health, Colorado Department of Human Services

Julia Wigert

Program Manager

ECHO Colorado