1772 Stieger Lake Lane, Suite 220
Victoria, MN 55386
16180 Hastings Ave.
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Number of years that you have been providing therapy to adoptive families: 8
Percentage of adoption-related clients over the last five years: 25%
Beliefs about adoption and your philosophy of practice with adoptees and/or families, including your theoretical orientation: I approach adoption cases from a multicultural, ecosystemic framework that is informed by empirically-validated attachment interventions. I have done research and taught on attachment theory and integrate the attachment literature into every session.
Services: Office-based, In-home, IEP Assistance
List the trainings you have conducted or participated in related to adoption, trauma, and/or attachment during the last 5 years: In area therapist training programs, I have been a regular guest-lecturer on the role of attachment theory in clinical supervision. I have been trained in Trauma-Focused CBT, an empirically-validated trauma treatment for children and use the modality regularly. My doctoral research was on attachment, and I consider myself an expert on the issue.