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Lighthouse Counseling LLC
600 W 78th St,
Chanhassen, MN 55317


NewPath Mental Health Service (one day a week)
8401 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 340
Golden Valley, MN 55426
phone 763-566-0088

During her thirty-year career as a high school teacher, Cynthia Gill worked on innovative curricula development and served as an academic dean, while winning acclaim for her work in the classroom. She completed her Master’s Degree in Adlerian psychotherapy and counseling in 2006, and has since worked with families, adolescents, and children as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She currently counsels fulltime in Chanhassen and Golden Valley, MN.

Cynthia taught as an adjunct instructor at Adler Graduate School, Richfield, MN, and enjoys public speaking, particularly on parent education. Recently Cynthia published a book on parenting boys, an expression of her passion to help parents raise confident, successful children.

She has led numerous groups of students on educational and service trips to Russia, Germany, and Latin America. A former homeschooling mom, Cynthia also served as a consultant to homeschooling families with an accrediting organization.

She and her husband live in Chanhassen, MN and like to bicycle and travel. They have three grown sons, three daughters-in-law, and seven grandchildren.

Additional Information:

Practice Focus:
Elementary Age (7-12)
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)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Childhood Depression
Self-Harming Behaviors
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Sexual Abuse

Treatment Modalities:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing [EMDR]
Solution Focused Therapy


Spring 2021

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