Kirby is passionate about encouraging others to find academic and career direction and satisfaction. She provides clients with specific and actionable steps to assist them in their journey of self-discovery. In addition to providing career guidance based on a client’s Highland Ability Battery profile, Kirby enjoys incorporating skills, values, interests, and goals into her career counseling approach.
Kirby worked for the University of Denver in the Career Center, helping undergraduates identify their best fit career options and executing internship and job searches. Additionally, at DU Kirby worked in the Counseling Center as a therapist for undergraduates experiencing struggles such as depression and anxiety. Prior to the University of Denver, she was an academic advisor at the University of Colorado-Boulder, guiding undecided college students into academic majors and course selection.
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Kirby has been married for 20 years and is the mother of 3 boys, ages spanning from college to elementary school. Prior to her career in counseling, she worked in health care public policy and political campaigns in Washington, DC. As you can see, changing careers is possible and actually quite liberating in one’s lifetime. Helping college aged students is her passion. Kirby can’t wait to meet you, and to get started helping you achieve your goals.