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The Village Family Service Center
110 6th Ave South #100
St. Cloud, MN 56301

“I have a passion for helping children and their families find strength, hope and healing.

The focus of my career has been in working with young children and their families who have experienced adversity, stressful and traumatic events.  As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I utilize a family systems approach and attachment theory to help the child and family grow together and find comfort with their relationships.

I earned my Master’s of Science Degree from St. Cloud State University in 2011. Since then, I worked with young children and their families at an outpatient, day treatment program until I joined the team at The Village in 2017.”

Additional Information

Service Location: Office Based

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Focus:
Young Child (0-5)
Elementary Age (6-12)
Adult (Adopted person)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)
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
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Adoption Identity (i.e. sense of self-worth; self-esteem…etc.)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Open Adoption
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Sexual Abuse (Perpetrator)

Treatment Modalities:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Play Therapy



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    Parents should carefully choose a therapist based on the individual needs of their family. For more information, please see the following fact sheets:

    Choosing a Therapist
    Adoption-Competent Therapist Traits
    Working with an Adoption Therapist

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