Maren  Willins Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Maren Willins

FSW, LCSW, author, editor
RaW Innovations

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and have been practicing social work and psychotherapy since 2003. I work with a variety of individuals and my specialties include mood disorders, forensic social work and clinical supervision. I can now call myself and author and editor. I enjoy teaching new attorneys and social workers about criminal defense-based forensic social work and self-care!


Maren Willins, LCSW, is a criminal defense-based forensic social worker and psychotherapist in the Denver-metro area.  She is a licensed clinical social worker and has been working in the public and private criminal justice field for over 15 years.  Maren has been a forensic social worker with the Alternate Defense Counsel in Colorado for four years and had worked with the Public Defender’s Office for five years.  Maren passionately works on criminal defense-based teams to tell her clients’ stories, to advocate for alternative and appropriate sentencing, and to advocate for mental health treatment.  She has had her own psychotherapy private practice for over 15 years in which she provides solution-focused and client-centered therapy for individuals as well as supervision to new social workers.  Maren earned her graduate degree in social work and her undergraduate degree in psychology at Washington University in St. Louis.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    -Criminal Defense-Based Forensic social work
    -Mood Disorders
    -Adjustment Disorders
    -Solution-focused therapy

Personal Interests

    Hiking, skiing and spending time with my family!



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