Amanda Lyn Laukant
What I do
Amanda is an adjunct Professor for MSW@Denver and teaches clinical and macro courses for both foundation and concentration years. Amanda also works as a Clinical Director for telehealth company, Resilience Lab (New York) and as a clinical consultant for Behavioral Treatment Services (Colorado)
Amanda received her BSW from Carthage College in 2011 with a minor in psychology and her MSW from University of Denver in 2012 with a specialization in adult and late life interventions and interpersonal trauma.
Amanda was a substance abuse, mental health and reentry therapist for incarcerated individuals working in jail systems, community corrections, and outpatient settings. In 2016 Amanda became the Executive Director for Behavioral Treatment Services overseeing programs across the state of Colorado for system-involved individuals. Providing administrative and clinical oversight for jail based services, community correction treatment, outpatient clinics, court based navigation services, and a high risk SUD inpatient program.
In 2019 and 2020, after relocating to New York, Amanda served as the Director of Behavioral Health for a substance use and mental health clinic in Brooklyn providing outpatient services to the community.
After COVID hit, Amanda began working in the domestic violence shelter system and became the Interim Director of Domestic Violence Services for Henry Street Settlement in Manhattan, overseeing a 26 family DV shelter for residents of New York.
Amanda has taught for the University of Denver since 2017 and taught for Fordham University from 2021-2022.
Since 2021, Amanda works as a Clinical Director for Resilience Lab, a telehealth tech start up based out of New York that is working to expand access to mental health services in the US. Amanda also serves as a clinical and policy consultant for BTS (in Colorado) and runs a small private practice.
Amanda is an LCSW in Colorado, New York, and Illinois. She is a Certified DBT provider and a CAIMHP (Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional). With a primary focus in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Amanda's clinical philosophy is centered on mindfulness, holistic work, and feminism.