Experience & Education

About Dr. Cirulli - Clinic Director and Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Catherine Cirulli, Psy.D. is a Clinical Psychologist in Denver, Colorado. She established Colorado Counseling Group, LLC, a private psychology practice in Denver, in 2010.

Dr. Cirulli is dedicated to helping people create healthy relationships and establish personal fulfillment. Dr. Cirulli holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in Psychology. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Cirulli has been a Community Supervisor for the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver, and a Psychologist with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.  Her past professional experiences include working in child welfare, college counseling, career counseling, and with chronic pain patients. Dr. Cirulli has presented to live audiences on a variety of topics including stress management, social anxiety, relaxation skills, adult ADHD, chronic pain, substance abuse, interviewing skills, increasing self-esteem, personality profiles in the workplace, and many more. 

In addition to her private practice, Dr. Cirulli is the founder of PsychSavvy, an online resource for self-improvement and wellness.  At psychsavvy.com you will find a variety of programs on personal development topics, written and presented by Dr. Cirulli.  Click here to visit www.psychsavvy.com.

Professional Experience

Psychologist, Private Practice, Colorado Counseling Group, LLC, Denver, CO; May 2010-present   

United Stated Department of Veterans Affairs, Golden, CO, Psychologist- Compensation and Pension Department; April 2015-January 2017   

Excelsior Youth Center, Aurora, CO, Consulting Psychologist; December 2013-2016   

Staff Psychologist, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO; July 2009-January 2012   

Post-Doctoral Internship, Denver, CO, Metropolitan State University of Denver;  July 2008-June 2009   

Career Specialist, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Office of Career Services; August 2007-June 2008   

APA Accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship,  Metropolitan State University of Denver; August 2006-August 2007   

DePaul University,  Chicago, IL, Counseling Services , Advanced Therapy Practicum Student; September 2005-July 2006   

Diamond Headache Inpatient Unit at Saint Joseph Hospital,  Chicago, IL, Assessment Practicum Student; July 2004-June 2005   

ChildServ, Chicago, IL, Therapy Practicum Student; July 2003-June 2004  

Education

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) 

Illinois School of Professional Psychology,  (APA Accredited)

 Degree Conferred: June 3, 2008   

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology 

 Degree Conferred: July 6, 2004   

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder 

 Degree Conferred: August 1999    

Experience & Education

About Dr. Jen Kress - Psychotherapist

Dr. Kress is completing her Post-Doctoral Fellowship with the Colorado Counseling Group and practicing under the clinical supervision of Dr. Cirulli.  Dr. Kress received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in psychology, and her Doctorate in clinical psychology.  She offers couple’s therapy and individual therapy for adults, teens, and children.  She specializes in addressing trauma, depression, and women’s empowerment issues, and helping people who had difficult and/or traumatic childhoods.  She particularly enjoys helping people make changes in their important relationships.  Dr. Kress believes that therapy works by creating a trusting and safe relationship, in which you can deeply know yourself, with authenticity and compassion.  She has experiencing working in university counseling, community mental health, private practice, public schools, and homeless shelters.

Professional Experience

 APA Accredited Doctoral Internship, University of Denver Internship Consortium at Regis University; July 2017-July 2018

Student therapist, University of Denver Professional Psychology Clinic; November 2013-June 2017

Practicum assessor, Colorado Counseling Group; August 2015-January 2017

Practicum therapist, Reaching HOPE; July 2016-July 2017

Practicum therapist, University of Colorado, Boulder; August 2015-May 2016

Practicum therapist, Urban Peak; July 2014-July2015

Practicum therapist, Adams-14 School District; November 2013-May 2014


Education

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in clinical Psychology

University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology (APA Accredited)

Degree conferred: August 18, 2018

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Psychology

University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology (APA Accredited)

Degree conferred: March 2016

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology

Rice University

Degree conferred: May 2012