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About Us

A brief introduction regarding who we are...

Dr. Doug Malm, Psy D, LPC


Doug Malm, Psy D, LPC holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arizona.  Doug is the co-owner/founder of Psychotherapy Innovations.  He specializes in providing therapy for individuals, couples, and conducts group therapy.  His primary focus involves the use of  EFT, CBT, EMDR, ACT, DBT, and effective sex therapy protocols.

Dr. Malm has over seventeen years experience as an individual, couples, and group therapist.  Among his areas of expertise are treating depression, anxiety, social anxiety, codependency, trauma, OCD, emotional disregulation, sexual issues, couples and marital issues, and difficulties coping with stress.  Dr. Malm is also interested in helping clients be more effective interpersonally though group therapy.  Dr. Malm has received extensive training in sex therapy and EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples) and this training is ongoing.

Dr. Malm offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they wish to achieve in the manner that best suits them.

Julie Espinoza, MA, LPC


Julie Espinoza, MA, LPC is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Arizona.  Julie is the co-owner/founder of Psychotherapy Innovations.  She specializes in adult and adolescent individual therapy and provides additional treatment for couples, family and group therapy.  She holds a specialty in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), is level two certified for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), has completed core curriculum for sex therapy and receives ongoing training from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and has also received training in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples).  

Julie has over eighteen years of experience as a practicing therapist for the general population as well as those deemed SMI.  She has served as adjunct faculty teaching counseling skills to graduate students, conducted workshops in Arizona teaching specialized therapies, and has served as supervisor/faculty in post graduate counseling training programs.

Julie believes that progress in therapy hinges on the therapeutic relationship, the client's commitment to change and the degree to which the client feels heard and accepted.  Given these, growth is certain.  She helps clients learn how to tell the truth about themselves, let go of unhelpful programming, and obtain the life they desire.


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Nicky Langbaum, MA, LPC

Nicky Langbaum, MA, LPC is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Arizona. Nicky completed her undergraduate work at Duke University and received her Masters Degree from Lesley University in Mental Health Counseling and Expressive Therapies. In addition to integrating Expressive Arts Therapy into her therapeutic work, Nicky is Level 1 trained in Internal Family Systems and certified in Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy. Nicky also currently serves on the board for the American Art Therapy Association, Arizona Chapter. 


Nicky has fifteen years of experience in the counseling field, including ten years working at a therapeutic middle school and high school serving adolescents with social and emotional disabilities and their families. Prior, Nicky’s work experience encompassed working in and with minority communities at a local non-profit as well as two years serving in Americorps. Most recently, Nicky joined Psychotherapy Innovations from the agency world working in an outpatient setting with children, adolescents and adults. 


Nicky believes that at the crux of therapy is supporting clients in fostering their connection with their own source of inner wisdom and trust in oneself, something that is often lost through difficult life experiences. Nicky is passionate about integrating the expressive arts, parts work, somatic therapy, and mindfulness based practices to help clients foster this connection to Self through gained insights and outlets for self-expression resulting in increased feelings of calm, compassion and clarity. Starting therapy can feel like an overwhelming process from meeting someone new, navigating trust and opening oneself up. Nicky brings a compassionate and understanding approach, meeting each client where they are at with dignity and respect. Nicky believes it is important for therapists to have been through the therapy process themselves for personal and professional growth. Nicky has done this and is committed to creating a compassionate and supportive environment to support you on your unique healing journey.

Lisa Corbett, MSC, LPC

Lisa Corbett, MSC, LPC is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Arizona. Lisa believes that therapy is a collaborative experience and will work with you to find the most comfortable, safe approach to addressing your concerns and therapeutic issues. She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) along with Mindfulness and Trauma-Informed approaches.


Lisa has extensive background in working with people who are struggling with drug and alcohol issues and will work with you towards recovery and an overall more serene life.


Depression, anxiety and trauma are among her specialties.


Lisa also specializes in working with members of the LGBTQ community and is skilled in Transgender matters. She deeply believes in the strength and hope that comes from an individual achieving a mind-body connection.


Lisa knows that starting therapy can be frightening and will do all possible to put you at ease and allow you the opportunity to celebrate your courage as you begin to make positive changes in your life.

Kelsey Hansen, MAS-MFT, LMFT


Kelsey Hansen, MAS-MFT, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Arizona. She is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Kelsey is also a facilitator for PREPARE/ENRICH which is a therapeutic approach geared toward premarital and enrichment counseling for couples.


Kelsey obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Therapeutic and Community Psychology from Point Loma Nazarene University in 2010. She obtained her Master of Advanced Studies in Marriage and Family Therapy from Arizona State University in 2011. She has 7 years of experience working as a therapist at a social service agency. She has provided therapy to families, couples, and individuals (including adults, adolescents, and children) involved in the foster care and juvenile systems. Kelsey has treated matters pertaining to (but not limited to) family reunification, life stage transitions, blended family issues, co-parenting, single-parenting, depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, trauma, self-esteem, boundaries, and recovery maintenance. She also has experience facilitating substance abuse groups at a recovery center treating
individuals working through addiction.


Kelsey understands that the decision to seek therapy takes courage and is committed to building a respectful, compassionate relationship with clients to work toward goals and improve overall quality of life.



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Cynthia Berry, MA, LPC

Cynthia Berry, MA, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arizona and completed her undergraduate work from The Ohio State University. She received her Master’s in Community Counseling and is also pursuing a Master’s in Healthcare Innovation from Arizona State University in the Edson College of Nursing. She specializes in working with children and adolescents using play therapy, sand tray, and family attachment-based therapy and is also receiving training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). She provides additional services for clients working in the healthcare field or experiencing health related issues.


Cynthia has been practicing therapy since 2001 and has experience working in the nonprofit sector throughout the valley providing school-based counseling services for children and adolescents of diverse backgrounds. She has experience working with anxiety, depression, OCD, trauma, and health related issues. She provides a hybrid model of services, in office and telehealth appointments. She believes everyone is unique and takes a prescriptive approach to working with clients in setting goals and treatments. Providing a nurturing and safe environment allows for exploration, movement, and healing. Cynthia’s career in the mental health field has provided a strong base for assisting clients in attaining their goals.


Donna Pietrewicz, MSW, LCSW


Donna Pietrewicz, MSW, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker in the State of Arizona. She has over 25 years of experience, working in various clinical settings. Populations served are: adults, couples, children and families. Specialty areas include: treatment for individuals of sexual abuse, victims of trauma, along with providing services to first responders.


Donna is certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Critical Incident Stress Management, and Certified Forensic Interviewing. Trainings include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eating Disorders and Addictions. She provides a hybrid model of services, in office and Telehealth.


She believes in supporting and facilitating the healing of individuals. Assisting clients in achieving their goals, and gaining insight into problem areas. Listening to someone’s story, helping to unravel the past, has guided the direction of her course. This is achieved through compassion and accessing an array of clinical skills. The extent of her career has given Donna the opportunity to experience a wide range of options, in the field of behavioral health.

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