Gratitude

What is gratitude? grat • i • tude. The quality of being thankful: readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. 2020 has been quite the ride for probably everyone in the whole world. This actually brings me a little comfort knowing that everyone, everywhere is going through similar things, similar emotions. Even though […]

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Meet Tessa

Meet Tessa. Tessa is a Therapist and Case Manager and is part of our Laramie team. Here is a little more about her, case management, and what she likes to do for self-care! Q: How would you describe yourself as a Therapist? T:  I feel it’s important to meet the client where they are at, […]

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Meet Troy

Meet Troy. Troy Loos is the Chief Financial Officer here at LIV. He oversees our billing department and helps to keep LIV running smoothly. We took a second to ask him a few questions…let’s take a look… Q: What’s your favorite family recipe? Will you share it? T: Well, I am certainly not a cook. […]

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Gratitude for Positivity

Let’s talk about gratitude for positivity. Look at yourself in the mirror for a few seconds. Do you notice how easy it is for us to focus on what we don’t like about ourselves, instead of focusing on what we do like about ourselves? This doesn’t mean we don’t have qualities, it means we are […]

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St. Joseph’s Food Pantry

This week’s #featurefriday is focused on St. Joseph’s Food Pantry in Cheyenne. The Food Pantry began over thirty years ago as a commitment to assist those experiencing a shortage of food. The pantry currently serves over 800 families per month with 2,000 bags of food.  Did you know… There are approximately 795 million people worldwide who […]

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Meet. Dr. Kristina Stefka

Meet. Dr. Kristina Stefka. Dr. Stefka is our Medical Director here at LIV! She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice, and Palliative Medicine. Check out her staff interview! Q: What is your favorite family recipe? Will you share it? K: I am an intuitive cook and really don’t follow recipes. I like to […]

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Family Planning

We have talked a lot this month, about Breast Cancer, with it being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, October also happens to be Infant Loss and Awareness Month. This month we recognize the unique grief of bereaved parents in an effort to demonstrate support to the many families who have suffered such a tragic loss. […]

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Meet Ainara

Meet Ainara. Dr. Ainara Echanove is one of our Psychologists here at LIV. She is also the Regional Manager in Cheyenne and Northern Colorado! Let’s get to know her a bit better! Q: How would you describe yourself as a therapist? A: My approach to therapy is informed by social justice and cultural-relational perspectives. What […]

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Meredith and Jeannie Ray Cancer Center

Cancer. When you hear that word there are probably a million and a half things running through your mind. And you may be experiencing some worry, fear, and probably have tons of questions. You may be asking, “why me?” “What does this mean? And, Where do I go from here? This week for our #featurefriday […]

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Meet Sherri

Meet Sherri! Sherri is a Case Manager that works on our Cheyenne Team. We took a few minutes to ask her a few questions about what Case Management is, why she enjoys working for LIV, and what she likes to do for self-care. Check it out! Q: What is Case Management to you? S: Helping […]

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Casting for Recovery

Have you heard of Casting for Recovery? The Casting for Recovery Wyoming Program is here to enhance the quality of life of Wyoming women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer through a unique program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. Retreats offer opportunities for women […]

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Meet Lisa

Meet Lisa! Lisa is a Therapist that works on our Laramie Team. We took a few minutes to ask her a few questions about who she is as a therapist, why she enjoys working for LIV, and what she likes to do for self-care. Check it out! Q: How would you describe yourself as a […]

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Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so how perfect is it that this week we’re partnering up with the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative, to tell you more about who they are, what they do, and how we can be involved in early detection and raising awareness. WHO IS THE WYOMING BREAST CANCER INITIATIVE? Since 2016, […]

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Meet Kaila

Meet Kaila! Kaila is our Admin Assistant and Referral Coordinator. When you call LIV she is most often the person on the other end of the line! Learn more about her below. Q: What’s your favorite family recipe? Will you share it? K: Mac n Cheese recipe from my husband’s family. Q: What is your […]

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Meet Emily Loos

Meet Emily Loos! Emily is the President and CEO of LIV. She is the founder, creator, and original therapist/case manager. She pretty much knows all there is to know about LIV, so let’s take a second to learn more about her! Q: What makes LIV different from other agencies? E: We do things a little […]

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Grace For 2 Brothers

Have you heard of Grace for 2 Brothers? They are a local non-profit whose primary mission is suicide prevention through awareness, education, and support. Formed in 2010 by BJ Ayers, Grace for 2 Brothers Foundation continues its critical work for the community of Cheyenne and throughout Wyoming. The foundation provides resource information and assistance to […]

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SummitStone Health Partners

This #featurefriday features Summitstone Health Partners. Summitstone not only has multiple locations around Northern Colorado, but they also offer Crisis and Non-Crisis Services! Their Mission. To provide unsurpassed behavioral health prevention, intervention, and treatment services. They believe that people can and do recover, that care starts with “yes,” and are continuously improving the care and […]

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Meet Pat

Meet Pat. Pat is a therapist on our Laramie team. She is also heading up the counseling/navigation services for our United in the Fight Grant. The United in the Fight Grant is in collaboration with the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative and Stitches Acute Care to provide counseling services for those touched by breast cancer and […]

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Wyoming Institute of Population Health

Let’s talk about organizations that are helping to make our communities better! This week our #featurefriday is focused on the Wyoming Institute of Population Health. What is the Wyoming Institute of Population Health? The Wyoming Institute of Population Health is a division of Cheyenne Regional. Its purpose is to help Wyoming communities and their healthcare providers […]

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Meet Eliza

Meet Eliza! Eliza is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who also provides Case Management on our Cheyenne team! Take a second to get to know her better… Q: How would you describe yourself as a therapist? E: I see My role as a therapist as someone who supports the patient where they are, providing validation, […]

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