This Is Our Story...

Hey, I'm Max Ziegenhagen, and I am a mental health professional and graphic designer. My wife Chelsea is probably the single best human being in existence, and she is a financial analyst and interior decorator. We've got 2 of the cutest kids around, and enjoy life in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO. 

I have always been a bit of a self-starter, and love to create new ways of doing things. I went to Westmont College in Santa Barbara with a Fine Arts scholarship, and have been an artist all my life. I have also worked in a number of different industries, from education, to hospitality, with stints in the financial and tech worlds, holding both sales and customer service positions. 

In my time in hospitality, I worked for the Four Seasons Hotel Company for a number of years. This company taught me the value of well designed, beautiful things. I began to recognize the vast importance of both doing well and presenting well.


The way something looks matters, and design is an act of communication. 

It was from these industries that I stepped into the world of mental health. I had always wanted to be a therapist, but dreaded the reality of returning to school (true for many of us). 

During my time in grad school I became increasingly aware of the lack of sales, marketing, design, and business knowledge and education within our field. 

Private practice is a business venture that puts us in the position to be entrepreneurs, therapists, financial administrators, graphic designers, web designers, marketing experts, sales executives, interior decorators, secretaries, and all around business extraordinaire. We only learn one of those professions in school. 

There are a number of men and women coaching and consulting, and I find what they do invaluable!

There has not been as much help with the design side of what we do. That's where Chelsea and I come in. 

As a fellow mental health pro who is also a graphic / web designer, I am uniquely equipped to come alongside our community, and Chelsea has been an incredible asset.

Let our experience work for you! We have spent years figuring this all out so that we can be your assesst. 

We look forward to working with you! Let's BRAND YOUR PRACTICE!


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