26 W. Dry Creek Circle
Suite 600
Littleton, CO 80120
Fax: 720.669.8960

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.  

Dusty Ann Jessen, AuD, CCC-A

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 Rehabilitative Audiologists, the Entheos Audiology Cooperative, and 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 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, 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 with today’s top hearing aid manufactures 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 the 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.

Dr. Jessen’s Auditory Rehabilitation Program

The communication handbook written by our team leader.

In addition to being a successful practice owner, Dr. Jessen is the creator of the 5 Keys Communication counseling and education program and author of Frustrated by Hearing Loss? 5 Keys to Communication Success. Her book and program are being used by hearing care providers around the world and Dr. Jessen frequently speaks at national and international conferences about communication strategies and the importance of person-centered care. We are proud to offer this excellent Communication Program to each of our patients. Visit the 5 Keys website for more information.