has a Master’s of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from the University
of Alaska where she specialized in family systems work and is a Licensed
Professional Counselor within the Sate of Colorado. She is director and owner of New Perspectives for Business,
Family and Personal Growth, Inc., a psychotherapy, personal growth and conflict
resolution agency in Evergreen, Colorado.
Ms. O’Reilly is an experienced psychotherapist who specializes in
counseling, divorce mediation, child and family evaluations, and
shared-parenting consultation. Her
overall orientation reflects a family systems perspective. She has studied the works of and
attended workshops with such renowned family therapists as Murray Bowen, Carl
Whittaker, Jay Haley, Cloe Manages, Robert MacGregor, Stephen DeShazer and
Salvador Minuchin. Elaine has also
completed EMDR training with Francine Shapiro and is a Level II EMDR practitioner.
has been doing child and family evaluations (formerly custody evaluations) for
the past nineteen years and has completed over 150 evaluations. She has been appointed as a Special
Advocate/Parenting Coordinator on fifty plus cases and has testified as an
expert witness on numerous occasions.
She has successfully completed over 250 divorce mediations, specializing
in cases where there is high conflict and emotional problems. She is a practitioner member of the
Academy of Family Mediators and a Guidelines member of the Colorado Council of
Mediators and Mediator Organizations.
She also has over 200 hours of mediation training and has completed a
one-year mediation internship. In
addition, Ms. O’Reilly has over thirty years experience in counseling,
assessment and administration. Her
career also includes establishing and directing two counseling programs, being
Director of Outpatient Services for Adams Mental Health Center, and being a
consultant to Social Services and Headstart.
University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska
Master of Science degree, August 1975
Bachelor of Arts Degree, December 1974
College, Greenville, Pennsylvania
60 credits completed
Major: Art Education
Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Committee
Academy of Family Mediators – Practitioner Member
Colorado Council of Mediators – Guidelines Member
EMDR International Association - Level II EMDR Practitioner
Denver and Broomfield, Colorado
Adjunct Faculty teaching graduate courses in Marriage and Family Therapy
10/99 – Present
New Perspectives for Business, Family & Personal Growth (NPI)1524 Belford Court, Evergreen, CO, 80439 (303)
Elaine is owner and director of NPI, a counseling and
conflict management agency in Evergreen, Colorado. She does psychotherapy, divorce mediation, parental responsibility evaluations, co-parenting consultations, expert witness testimony,
assessments, and training.
Counseling Professionals, Inc.
8703 Yates Drive, Suite 105, Westminster, Co 80031
Part owner & director of CCP, a counseling and
conflict management agency.
Adams Community Mental Health Center,
4371 East 72 Avenue, Commerce City, Colorado (303) 287-8001
Supervisor: Youlon Savage, Executive Director
11/82-11/85 Outpatient Clinician
and Custody Evaluator
11/85-11/87 Outpatient Branch
11/87-1/94 Director of Outpatient
1/94-9/98 Director of Colorado
Counseling Associates, a Corporate Subsidiary of ACMHC
Attention Homes, Inc. Boulder,
Residential Counselor of group home for six
emotionally disturbed adolescents.
Mental Health, Mental Retardation Center,
Outpatient therapist: counseling, psychological
testing, interactional evaluations, custody evaluations, court testimony,
consultation and training of Social Services staff.
Children and Youth Services, Dept of
HRS., Ft Walton Beach, Fla.
Juvenile Probation Counselor and director of the
Okaloosa-Walton Team-Family Counseling Program.
Junior College, Ft Walton Beach, Fla.
Certified College level instructor: taught Human
Growth and Development, and General Psychology.
Family Institute, Anchorage, Alaska
Internship in Family Counseling.
of court appointments, and expert
witness testimony are available