NATHALYE BALISTRIRE -
CEO of MINDSOLUTIONS, LLC
Nathalye Balistrire (she/her) is a Venezuelan-American licensed professional counselor, with majors in Psychology and Business Administration. She is bicultural and bilingual (English/Spanish) and specializes in providing children and families with inclusive and empathic mental health therapy, overcoming the barriers of disability, language and culture. academic experience that helped her understand and seek equality in her personal and professional life, leading to her becoming a strong, independent woman.
Nathalye’s mission is to provide resources and guidance to young people and families working to achieve “equitable opportunity.” Nathalye is a strong believer in the power and value of education; it was her ownAs a result of that early awareness, her true passion lies in working with communities where children and families are at risk for issues like slavery and trafficking, addiction, mental illness, and the perpetuation of stigmas and victimization. Part of her mission is teaching clients to reduce their focus on racial, gender/sexuality, and age-related labels and the stigmas that abound, and instead encourage them to enhance their potential as individuals and as a community. She has also designed a self-tutoring program that aims to help people of all ages, especially during times of crises, learn how to read and write in order to enhance and increase the spread of basic education. Her dream is to be able to provide this self-tutoring program to marginalized communities and families in need.
Nathalye was recognized as an outstanding student and received the Colorado Health Foundation Professional Scholarship. This achievement was awarded for her critical presentation on how the education level and surrounding culture of a community play influential roles in mental health. Central Colorado health initiatives focus on the issue of inequity and its connection to poverty, as well as on topics such as unemployment, immigration, geography, and behavioral health. Nathalye feels that clients will have achieved an ideal place in life “When you are no longer identified with any labels, so that you can enhance your understanding of others, adopt new values, and learn to respect people for who they really are – it’s like opening the proverbial doors to reach more people and be reached by them.”
Lizbeth Manzo (she/her) is Mindsolution’s friendly office assistant. Lizbeth is an asset to our company,
providing courteous and professional customer service to the people we serve, our staff, and online visitors. Lizbeth provides on-call services including, but not limited to; maintaining schedules, answering phones, developing flyers and other publicity documents, producing reports, tracking company data, and offering general administrative support to our various teams. Lizbeth’s essential functions are creating a positive experience for the community of people we serve. Lizbeth will receive and screen the clinic’s telephone communications, ensuring that callers are directed to the appropriate destination in a timely fashion. She is trained in and certified with HIPAA rights, ensuring the protection of all clients’ confidentiality and privacy. Lizbeth also will verify demographic and insurance information for each client. Lizbeth achieved her High School Diploma and is certified as Administrative Assistant, skilled in Customer Service. Additionally, her roles as a woman, wife, daughter, friend, and mother of a child with mental disabilities and mental illness, enables her to apply her experience to provide an exceptional sense of empathy and care for your case.
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Rob Tressler has been a licensed professional counselor (LIC. #0004403) since 2006. He holds advanced degrees in Counselor Education, School Counseling, and Educational Leadership. His professional work experience began in a wilderness therapeutic program in rural Colorado, providing long-term therapy for adolescent male sex offenders and their families. Over the past twenty years, he has worked in family preservation, residential treatment facilities, private practice, and K-12 education.
Through these experiences, he has developed a sensitive nature and respect for diversity. He has a unique gift and calm nature that allows him to successfully work with youth and their families from all backgrounds. He has a thorough knowledge of and appropriately applies DBT and mindfulness skills, cognitive behavior techniques, Love and Logic, mental health first aid, and most importantly, finds the philosophy that best fits each individual’s path to success.Rob has worked in the K-12 education system, where he supported and implemented policy to help provide safe- space training for teachers and staff. He has implemented Individual Education Plans and created Behavior Plans, facilitated MTSS, 504 Plans, and facilitates exceptional meetings. Rob has worked with the ESL team to ensure all resources are provided to all students and that families are aware of systems of support to ensure their child is receiving the best educational opportunity possible. Rob has also worked with students to develop post-secondary goals.
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER
Sarah Hays is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Colorado. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Colorado Mesa University in 2014. She then went on to complete her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California in 2017 and obtained her license in February of 2020. Sarah has worked in mental health for 7 years with the last three years spent providing counseling services. In the past, she has worked in an inpatient setting at West Springs Hospital and in crisis services at Mind Springs Health in Grand Junction, CO. She currently works as an integrated behavioral health clinician at Primary Care Partners. All such settings have allowed Sarah to work with clients of all ages, children ages 7+ through the rest of the lifespan. Currently, her practice is focused on adolescents through older adulthood. She has a wide range of experience with adolescents, families, and adult patients. In treatment, Sarah utilizes CBT, DBT, Solutions Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, EMDR, and Trauma-Informed techniques among other evidence-based modalities. Sarah’s goal is to provide a safe, positive environment and experience that
allows her clients to thrive by leading a meaningful, goal oriented, fulfilling life they are proud of. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys self-care activities such as engaging in sports, exercise, and outdoor activities. She also enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Charlie.