News and Updates

We sadly are saying goodbye to Kerri Cochenour, PA-C, after almost 20 years of her dedicated service at APA. Please read her letter to her patients ' here ' describing the new adventure on which she is embarking.

COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Updates

Rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 is now available at Arvada Pediatrics for our patients, in addition to send-out PCR testing. One or both tests may be recommended depending on symptoms. Please schedule an appointment with one of our providers to discuss your best screening option. (Visit copays may apply per your insurance plan. Please be sure to check your benefits and out-of-pocket costs prior to scheduling).

Children's Hospital Colorado has now opened an online portal to register for a vaccine appointment for all eligible Coloradans ages 16+ years at https://childrenscolorado.vacc... .

We welcome Tashina Garrett, LPC and Raquel Schneider, LMFT to our office!

Tashina is a Denver native with extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and families. She has worked with children since childhood, working as a babysitter, in child care centers, and in recreation centers. As an adult, Tashina has worked with children in out of home placements and in community based settings for more than 15 years. She has two children of her own and her family enjoys playing board games and sports and other outdoor activities. Tashina earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology, her Master’s degree in Counseling, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She is an optimist and uses a strengthbased approach in working with clients. Tashina is excited to be a part of the Arvada Pediatrics family.

My name is Raquel Schneider, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Synergetic Play Therapist. I have provided therapeutic services for children and families within intensive in home, day treatment, residential treatment and outpatient programs. I implement creative techniques that are tailored to each child’s needs, interests and strengths to help promote motivation, personal connection and growth. Working with children and adolescents is my passion because everyday is something new and I am always learning from them.

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my husband and children. I enjoy traveling, music, running, watching sports and spending time outdoors all year round. I am excited about joining the team at Arvada Pediatrics and look forward to meeting you!