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Our Team

At Columbine Hearing Care, our team takes pride in offering personalized care.  Our patients truly become like family to us.  By keeping our operating expenses low, we can offer state-of-the-art hearing technology at prices far below most hearing care offices, along with unmatched service.  

Dr. Dusty Jessen owner of Columbine Hearing Care in Littleton Colorado

Dusty A. Jessen, Au.D.

Practice Owner & Director of Audiology

Dr. Jessen has proudly served as director of audiology at Columbine Hearing Care since 2002.  In 2017 she purchased the practice and moved to our current location at Broadway and Dry Creek.  She is passionate about following best practices to ensure the best treatment outcomes for every patient, and she treats all of her patients like family.  She purposefully keeps her practice small so that every one of her patients receives the personalized and professional care that they deserve.

Dr. Jessen earned her Master of Science in Audiology from Arizona State University and her Doctorate in Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.

Dr. Jessen is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and holds a current Colorado Audiologist and Hearing Aid Provider license.  She is a Past-President of the Colorado Academy of Audiology, and a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiologists, the Entheos Audiology Cooperative, and the Hearing Loss Association of America.  She also serves on the board for the Denver Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America. Dr. Jessen is passionate about making hearing healthcare accessible to all and is a founding member of Hearing the Call – Colorado, a non-profit organization that provides hearing aids and hearing healthcare to under-served people in her local Colorado community.

Dr. Jessen's book Frustrated by Hearing Loss? 5 Keys to Communication SuccessDr. Jessen’s passion for education and counseling led her to write and publish a patient handbook, Frustrated by Hearing Loss? 5 Keys to Communication Success. This book is now being used by hearing care providers around the world and has become an important part of Dr. Jessen’s aural rehabilitation program called 5 Keys Communication.

Dr. Jessen is a proud Colorado native and an avid dog lover. Along with her own 2 dogs, Dr. Jessen and her family have fostered countless homeless pups. She lives in Centennial with her husband, Ben, and 2 teenage sons, Caleb and Brody.

Brenda A Garcia, hearing instrument specialist at Columbine Hearing Care in Littleton Colorado

Brenda A. Garcia, BC-HIS

Hearing Care Provider

Brenda A. Garcia, BC-HIS, joined our team in 2021. She has been licensed in Colorado as a National Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist since 2001. She has experience working in various clinical settings throughout the Denver area and the Western Slope.

Brenda’s passion for helping her patients is evident in the time she takes to understand each person’s goals to enable them to achieve better hearing. Her extensive knowledge of today’s top hearing aid manufacturers allows her to find the best possible device for her patient’s needs, reconnect them to the sounds they have been missing and enrich their quality of life.

Brenda is a Cognivue Certified provider and is broadly experienced with Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT). She is a member of the International Hearing Society, Colorado Hearing Society, and past President-Elect of the Colorado Hearing Society, serving on the board from 2016-2020.

Brenda is a proud Colorado native from Cortez and moved to Denver in 2006. She enjoys both country life as well as city living. Her favorite activities are fishing, camping, snowboarding, hiking, traveling, and enjoying the many craft breweries of Colorado. Brenda lives in Highlands Ranch with her wife Carrie and their dog Jack.

Lisa Bell, Columbine Hearing Care's Patient Care Coordinator

Lisa Marie Davis Bell, Au.D.

Audiologist & Patient Care Coordinator

Lisa is an incredible new addition to the Columbine Hearing Care Team!  Lisa’s official title is “Patient Care Coordinator” but you will recognize her as the “voice” of Columbine Hearing Care as she answers or returns your phone calls, answers your questions, and schedules your appointments.  We are so lucky to have Lisa in this role because 1) She is so smart and kind, and 2) She is an Audiologist so she is very knowledgeable about the issues you are calling in about!  Lisa works for us remotely from her home in Arizona. 

Lisa has experience working in private practice, ENT clinics, and a university clinic. She is passionate about helping others and has served as the Clinical Director of Healthy Hearing for Special Olympics Oregon and Utah – a role she truly loves.

Educational Background & Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Speech & Hearing Sciences and Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota 
  • Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) from the University of Washington 
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A)
  • American Board of Audiology Certificate Holder – Audiology Preceptor (CH-AP)

In her free time, Lisa enjoys walking, biking and traveling with her husband, daughter and puppy as well as reading, photography and scrapbooking. As a recent transplant to Arizona, she looks forward to exploring all that the state offers.