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The Center for Family Counseling
2025 Stearns Way, Ste 111
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
320-253-3540
www.thecenterforfamilycounseling.com

Brandon Jensen MS LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Brandon provides therapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Brandon is currently completing training through the University of Minnesota Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate program to specialize in working with pre/post adopted individuals and families. When working with individuals, couples, and families; Brandon uses a strength based approach that seeks to empower people to better their lives, and the lives of their families.

I am committed to the restoration and improvement of familial relationships, and committed to generational change in families. I feel very strongly about working with individuals and families whatever their current situation may be, and working with them to establish positive changes that will positively affect generations to come in their families.

I have experience working with issues such as: Pre-Marital counseling, Couples Counseling, parenting skills training, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management, ADHD, PTSD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Pre and Post Adoption, Mood Disorder(s), and Grief and Loss.

When working with individuals, couples, and families; I use a strength based approach that seeks to empower people to better their lives, and the lives of their families. I enjoy connecting with clients in many different ways, and often times will incorporate creativity into our time together (art, music, etc.).

Personal Mission Statement
“I am committed to the restoration and improvement of familial relationships, and committed to generational change in families. I feel very strongly about working with individuals and families whatever their current situation may be, and working with them to establish positive changes that will positively affect generations to come in their families.”

 

Additional Information 

Service Location: Office Based 

Languages Spoken: English

Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate Graduate (University of Minnesota Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare): Yes, 2014 Co-hort 

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

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
Attachment
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Search & Reunion Support
Adoption Identity (i.e. sense of self-worth; self-esteem…etc.)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Transracial/Transcultural
Open Adoption
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Sexual Abuse (Perpetrator)

Treatment Modalities:
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

 

updated Summer 2017

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    Working with an Adoption Therapist

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