Working with Dawn

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Consulting & Speaking

Dawn Gabriel, LPC is the Founder & CEO of Authentic Connections Counseling Center and host of Soul Care for Therapists Podcast. She has over 18 years of diverse experience in the clinical mental health world.

Dawn is passionate about coming alongside fellow therapists to start, grow and re-define your private practice by focusing on what is authentic and value centered to you. If you want to start, grow or re-define your private or group practice, she will work with you to create a specific action plan to get you to where you want to be. Dawn believes that you are more than just a therapist and addresses all the things surrounding starting or growing a practice like:

  • Limiting beliefs, fears, and self-sabotage
  • Starting a private practice
  • Relocating a practice
  • Moving from insurance to private pay
  • Building and growing a private pay group practice
  • 1099’s/Independent Contractors
  • Team Culture
  • Integrating Faith and Spirituality while still being ethical
  • Maternity leave(s) planning
  • Marketing & Networking including excellent community involvement
  • Electronic medical records
  • Legal paperwork
  • Imposter syndrome
  • Self care/compassion fatigue
  • Soul Care/Spiritual Direction
  • EMDR from a positive psychology perspective (future template)

Schedule an initial pre-consultation call today to work with Dawn.

Call or text: 303-842-0041 or email: 


Dawn is the host of the Soul Care for Therapists podcast where she creates a space to allow the sacred to intersect with work.  It is for therapists to intentionally tune into body, mind and spirit while building a sustainable private practice and fulfilling lifestyle.

Dawn offers Soul Care Days in Colorado and Soul Care for Therapists Retreats Nationwide. Check out more at Soul Care for Therapists website. 


For Community & Business Owners!

Dawn is highly involved in the Castle Rock Chamber and sits on the Board of Directors. She is available to come and speak to your team, clients, leadership, and retreats. If you don’t see a topic below that you want, please contact her and she can customize to your needs. 


Speaking Topics:

  • Stress & Anxiety Management
  • Emotional Wellness & Resilience for Leaders
  • Goal Setting
  • Grief & Loss
  • Soul Care & Spiritual Direction
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Trauma, PTSD, EMDR

Dawn at 303-842-0041 or email her at