Rainfall Therapy and Consulting, PLLC
Cimena has been providing social work and therapeutic services in the Twin Cities area for children, teens, adults, and families for 15 + years.
Cimena’s goal is to create a supportive and nurturing environment where individuals can feel safe to be who they are and grow through life experiences. She believes in using our environment to heal, explore and work through feelings, thoughts, images and beliefs-conscious or unconscious. Cimena uses a strengths based perspective encouraging individuals and families to manage and resolve upsetting thoughts, emotions, and behaviors related traumatic life events; and enhance safety, growth, parenting skills, and family communication.
Cimena believes in a holistic, integrative approach to client-centered therapy working collaboratively with physicians, psychiatrists, nutritionists, body workers, acupuncturists and homeopathy to provide an optimum level of care.
Therapeutic specializations are as follows:
Adoption (Adoptive Parents, Biological Parents, Adopted Youth and Family Dynamics)
Foster Care and Child Welfare
In addition, Cimena provides both individual and group supervision for those seeking to complete their licensure in social work (LSW, LGSW, LICSW) and counseling (LPC, LPCC).
Outside of work, Cimena enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga/pilates, and baking.
Note: Cimena requires clients to be vaccinated for COVID-19 for reasons around health concerns.
Service Location: Telehealth; outdoor equine-assisted psychotherapy sessions
Languages Spoken: English
National Training Initiative (NTI) – Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Graduate: Yes
Young Child (0-5)
Elementary Age (6-12)
Young Adult (Adopted person; 19+)
Adult (Adopted person)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)
Areas of Practice Strength:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Search & Reunion Support
Adoption Identity (i.e. sense of self-worth; self-esteem…etc.)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF – CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Equine Assisted Therapy: Natural Lifemanship
Play Therapy: TheraPlay
updated Spring 2022