Dr. Francis Kaklauskas is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience in a variety of clinical setting with diverse clients. The first ten years of his clinical career was in community mental health and he then spent the next decade working in forensic psychology including being the clinical director of a dual diagnosis residential treatment center. Throughout this time he was a part time faculty in a variety of institutions including Naropa University for twenty years, and directing the Group Psychotherapy Training Program at the University of Colorado for the last twelve. Currently his practice focuses in leading process, training, and consultation group for other clinicians and professors.
He was a founding board member of the Colorado Group Psychotherapy Society and the Rocky Mountain Humanistic Psychology and Counseling Association. He is a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, as well as serving on a variety of national tasks forces and committees focusing of the topics of psychotherapy research and diversity. He has published and presented extensively on topics related to Humanistic and Existential Psychology. Outside of his professional work, he enjoys playing jazz bass, growing peppers and making hot sauces with his family, engaging in local community activism, and playing with poodle-mixes in the Colorado wilderness