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Therapeutic Services Agency/Hope Realized
400 Selby Ave, Suite S
St. Paul, MN

Beth Lake is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University-Twin Cities.  Beth received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Hamline University.

Beth has 10+ years’ experience working with developmental disabilities and mental health issues in a group home setting.  In addition to her group home work, Beth has provided in-home services to children, adolescents and families as well as therapy in an outpatient setting.

Beth has worked with a wide range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, attachment issues, trauma, grief and loss, and adoption.  She is a Certified Therapist in Managing and Adapting Practices (MAP) and currently working towards National Certification in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT).

Beth currently supervises the School Linked Mental Health Program at TSA.  She continues to provide outpatient services to individuals and families in St. Paul.

Beth utilizes a Systemic Theory and Strength’s Based approach when working with her clients.  When not in the office, Beth enjoys traveling, theatre and spending time with her husband and children.

Additional Information:

Service Location: Office Based

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Focus:
Elementary Age (6-12)
Teen (13-18)
Young Adult (Adopted person; 19+)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)

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

Treatment Modalities:
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF – CBT)
Certified in Managing and Adapting Practices (MAP)


updated Spring/2021

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