Ayal Hausfeld


Ayal (Ah-y’all) Hausfeld is a Licensed Professional Counselor. In 2003, he received a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Art Therapy from Naropa University in Boulder. During his time as a counselor/art therapist, he has worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families and groups.

The range of settings Ayal has been involved in vary from outpatient to inpatient, school-based to correctional services and then some. Ayal has provided care to people diagnosed with a broad range of psychological and neurological disorders.

In conducting therapy, Ayal incorporates tools and perspectives from several evidence-based and person-centered methods, including those emphasizing mindfulness.

Areas of Interest & Specialization

  • Children, Adolescents, and Adults from 3 years-old onward

  • Individual, Group, Couples, and Family treatment modalities

  • Art Therapy

  • Gestalt Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)

  • Mindfulness Training

When it comes down to it, Ayal is focused on whatever system of care helps the person(s) sitting beside him. More than any specific idea or technique, Ayal believes that healing occurs in relationship and relationship exists beyond what has been written.

Ayal currently lives in Boulder with his wife, daughter and a small menagerie of animal friends.