Kristen Anderson

Kirsten grew up in Colorado and graduated from CU Boulder with a BA in Psychology.  After working in community mental health for a couple of years, Kirsten went on to complete her masters in social work at Smith College.  Kirsten has mental health experience with a wide range of populations ranging from infants and families to veterans. She gained experience with college students and clinical teaching while at the CU Denver Student and Community Counseling Center.  She has extensive experience with college populations, clinical supervision and trauma.

Pronouns: she/her/hers


  • MSW: Smith College, Northampton, MA
  • BA: Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder

My favorite thing about working at CAPS

Being back at CU Boulder and working with great students and staff.

Areas of interest 

College populations, clinical teaching, substance abuse, grief and mindfulness.

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