Meet Our Team
Jenn Flaum, LCSW, MBA
Jenn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Regis University.
Jenn is drawn to HeartLight Center’s mission recognizing that grief impacts all of us at some point in our lives and having support and community can transform our experiences. Jenn is committed to working with professionals who serve people who are grieving to increase awareness and education around grief and loss by building meaningful relationships and connections.
Jenn enjoys working as a group facilitator and presenter, offering grief support and education to individuals, professionals and caregivers. She has experience in individual counseling, group facilitation, program development and healthcare administration. Jenn is available for providing presentations to organizations and professionals.
You can contact Jenn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Allison Gary, MA, LPC
Allison is a therapist licensed in the state of Colorado and specializes in grief and loss counseling. Allison’s personal history with grief and loss brought her to the field of mental health, academically and professionally. She received her Master’s degree from Regis University’s mental health counseling program, and brings to HeartLight a diverse professional skill set in operations, as well as compassion and caring support for bereaved individuals and a commitment to grief education aligning with HeartLight Center’s mission. Allison enjoys facilitating and presenting to share and connect with others in the group setting. Allison has experience personally and professionally in areas of dementia/Alzheimer’s care, suicide loss, pet loss, childhood bereavement, as well as use of a variety of modalities and coping strategies for managing life after significant loss. Allison is the supervisor for HeartLight’s practicum program, volunteer coordination and is available for professional presentations for organizations and consultation for providers. Allison is also part of the Colorado Grief Networking Alliance as a steering committee member.
Allison is honored to work with HeartLight to provide support during vulnerable times in the lives of others, to help create a sense of safety and community. You are welcome to contact Allison for questions about programs, services and resources at email@example.com.
Director of Outreach and Development
Megan holds a bachelor’s of innovation in marketing and communication from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Megan is new to HeartLight Center and is excited to be a part of an amazing community. Although new to the grief field, she is committed to spreading the word about HeartLight Center and making sure that everyone gets the resources they deserve. Megan is passionate about communicating the support that HeartLight offers through social media, events, and genuine human connections. She is committed to providing meaningful opportunities for community engagement and service. She is excited to be a part of HeartLight Center and ensuring that everyone knows that the light is always on and how to seek out support for your grief. You can reach Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org”
Carrie Bauer, MS
Program Assistant & Community Liaison for the Western Slope
Carrie has worked in the end-of-life and grief field for over a decade, and has learned that her passion is supporting grievers of all ages. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor’s in Social Work and Marian University with a Master’s in Thanatology. Carrie has worked at hospices in Colorado and Iowa as bereavement coordinator and volunteer coordinator, as well as the director of a bereavement program within a funeral home in Des Moines, Iowa. Carrie’s other passion is educating professionals and community members on various grief topics and has had the opportunity to present at conferences both on the local and national level. Carrie is honored to join the HeartLight team to provide support and resources to those grieving. Carrie is available for providing presentations.
You are welcome to contact Carrie for questions about programs and services at email@example.com
Genna Reeves, Ph.D.
Community Liaison for New Mexico
Genna is an INELDA-trained death doula and grief coach practicing privately through Invictus Grief and Loss Services in Northern New Mexico. Her expertise lies in grief support, end-of-life planning, funeral planning, and the creation of legacy projects. She has trained with David Kessler to become a Certified Grief Educator.
With a diverse background in education, research, and support work, Genna brings a unique skill set to support others in grief.
Genna is an active member of several organizations in the end-of-life care and grief support field, including the National End-of-Life Doula Alliance and the Grief Coalition of Albuquerque, New Mexico. She serves as Co-Chair of the Global Wellness Institute’s Dying Well Initiative. Genna is experienced in group facilitation, program development, creative expressions of grief, community education, LGBTQ+ grief support, and Survivors of Suicide programming. Her compassionate approach to meeting others where they are in their grief journey provides a steady port in the storm. If you have any questions for Genna about resources and programs available in New Mexico, please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
HeartLight Center Board of Directors
Jamie McConaty, Board Chair
Effie Kavadas Wilson