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Meet The Team

M. Beth Baldwin

M. Beth Baldwin

BS, NCAC II, CAS
Nationally Certified Addictions Specialist

Our counseling team is led by Beth Baldwin, BS, CAS, NCAC II. Beth received her education at Metro State College and has over 20 years’ experience in transforming lives impacted by drug and alcohol encounters. Her goal is to empower her clients by helping them recognize risky behaviors and develop coping skills to create a more positive outcome. Beth specializes in adolescent substance abuse issues with a focus in culturally specific counseling approaches with minority clients.

Beth loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys traveling in the U.S. and abroad.

Melinda Haase

Melinda Haase

Co-Founder and Director of Operations

Melinda has her Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University. She has over 23 years of experience in customer relations and office administration in the Hospital/Health care and Drug and Alcohol (DUI) industries. Her goal is complete administrative support of our clients and concise communication between this agency, our clients, and participating agencies.

Melinda treasures spending time with family, friends and anything that has to do with the warm waters of the Caribbean.

Stephanie Olsen

Stephanie Olsen

BS, CAS, CPFS
Certified Addictions Specialist; Life Recovery and Wellness Coach

Stephanie has over 12 years of experience working with addiction, wellness, and recovery. Since moving to Colorado in 2015, she has mentored individuals who have been challenged with various life situations and helped them establish a pathway to success. Stephanie’s passion is to build up clients worth with self-empowerment, perspective-shifting and developing internal motivation in achieving goals.

Stephanie’s passions include: art, music, Boba Rey (her black lab) and her family.

Andrew Smalley

Andrew Smalley

BS, CAS, NCAC I
Nationally Certified Addictions Specialist

Andrew has over 8 years of experience working in the field of social work and corrections, the last 3 of those years as a drug and alcohol counselor.  Andrew and his black lab BB are a certified therapy dog team.  BB often engages in the therapeutic process with Andrew and his clients.  Andrew utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Harm Reduction for his approach to counseling.

Andrew and BB have been on many adventures together and enjoy spending their weekends in the mountains.

Annette Harkness

Annette Harkness

MA, CAS
Masters in Counseling

Annette has been a Therapist/Counselor for almost 20 years working with substance abuse clients, specifically with heroin addicts during the past 8 years. She recently joined Colorado Addictions Consulting broadening her practice to provide Level I and Level II DUI Education and Therapy classes. Annette’s passion is to bring healing to traumatized individuals, using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to minimize the effects of PTSD. Recently Annette has enrolled for additional training at the EMDR Institute of the Rockies to add skills and techniques to be more effective and relieve additional symptoms of PTSD. Annette was raised in a multinational environment and is able to converse and understand people of other cultures making her comfortable and competent to work with a variety of clients.

Our Story

Colorado Addictions Consulting (CAConsulting) provides an all-inclusive and welcoming environment for those seeking help with personal substance abuse issues as well as Court or DMV mandated DUI classes. Our staff uses their years of experience, evidence-based counseling techniques, and extraordinary desire to help our clients achieve their goals. We strive to create a non-judgmental, culturally diverse and accepting atmosphere .

For our DUI clients, we have helped numerous clients complete their DUI requirements for the State of Colorado and many out of State DUI obligations. We are a strength based, client centered, and goal-oriented program. By combining proven addiction therapy treatment methods such as cognitive behavioral therapy, 12 step integration, motivational interviewing, addiction counseling and positive peer culture, we can create personalized treatment plans that are based on each client's personal needs. The Colorado Impaired Driver Program (IDEP) curriculum we use is accepted statewide by probation and the courts for all DWAI, DUI, BUI and FUI offenses. The training sessions includes a review of behavior change theory, content review and group facilitation practice. We are licensed by the State of Colorado to provide Level I and Level II Education Classes, Level II Track Therapy, Level II 4+ programs, Enhanced Outpatient Therapy, and Intensive Outpatient Therapy.

For our individual clients, our staff is well versed on the current substances that plague our culture. Drawing from personal experience, evidence-based counseling techniques, compassion, and empathy, these counselors have a tremendous pool of resources to assist you in realizing your goals and your ability to achieve your aspirations regarding your substance use.