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Ellison Center
720 8th Ave. N
St. Cloud, MN 56303
Phone: 320-406-1600
Fax:  320-406-1700

Anna provides clinical services to clients ages birth through adult, with a wide range of mental health needs. She works with children, parents and families to develop strengths through a family systems perspective.

She has training in trauma, attachment, and experience in providing early childhood mental health services (ages 0-5). Anna has had training in the DC: 0-3, Circle of Security, Sand Tray Therapy, and utilizes client-directed play therapy techniques in her work with children. These models are beneficial for working with children and families who are struggling with attachment issues, as well as difficulties in foster care and adoption placements.

Anna earned a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University. She also obtained a Master’s Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Cloud State University. Anna is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Minnesota.

Additional Information

Service Location: Office Based

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Focus:
Young Child (0-5)
Elementary Age (6-12)
Teen (13-18)
Young Adult (Adopted person; 19+)
Adult (Adopted person)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)
Birth/First Parent/Family

Areas of Practice Strength:
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Childhood Depression
Personality Disorders
Self-Harming Behaviors
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Adoption Identity (i.e. sense of self-worth; self-esteem…etc.)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Sexual Abuse (Victim)

Treatment Modalities:
Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Circle of Security

updated Spring 2021

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