Amy believes in working with her clients in a holisticaly in order to find creative ways to work through life’s problems. She uses a variety of techniques to elicit positive change such as CBT/DBT, narrative therapy, and motivational interviewing. 




Diversity, equity and inclusion

Doctorate in Social Work

Licensed Master Social Worker

Mayes A (2021) Mental Health and College Student-Athletes. Journal of Health Science and Education 5(4): 216. DOI: 10.0000/JHSE.1000216

       Meet Amy!

Dr. Amy Mayes is a Licensed Master Social Worker [LMSW, #54923] under clinical supervision of Dr. Cassidy Baker, LCSW-S #36848

Dr. Mayes earned her Doctorate in Social Work [DSW] from the University of Southern California, her Master’s [MSW] from The University of Denver and her Bachelor’s from Colorado State University. When not working at Spero, she is a professor at a local university.

Amy’s experience encompasses teens, students, parents & families and she has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings. She joins Spero to continue work encompassing identity, parenting, adoption, life transition, grief, anxiety, and depression. She believes in working with her clients in a holistic and self-determined manner and has a passion for working with athletes, caregivers and issues around diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Diversity Equity & Inclusion Certification 

Loving ourselves through the process of owning our story is the bravest thing we will ever do.” Brene Brown