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K.I.D.S. & Family Therapy
11157 Zealand Ave. N.
Champlin, MN 55316
612-810-7592 or 763-710-9949

Jeanne Ketola holds a Master’s degree in clinical counseling and psychotherapy. She works with adoptive and foster families who have been affected by attachment issues, trauma and abuse and specializes in working with children with an FASD diagnosis. Jeanne and her husband are also the parents of three adopted children from Russia and has first-hand experience with FASD, attachment and other adoption issues from both a parent and practitioner’s viewpoint.

 Jeanne has met with Congressional offices in Washington D.C. to advocate for national bills relating to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and played a key role in changing state legislation to include FASD in the Related Conditions Definition for Developmental Disabilities Criteria.

Jeanne has been recognized by NOFAS (National Organization Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) in the Tom and Linda Daschle Hall of Fame for FASD and by MOFAS (Minnesota Organization for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) for her outstanding work as an advocate in the field of FASD.

Jeanne is a former national business consultant, and international author. She is a former board member of MOFAS (Minnesota Organization for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) and 4Keeps (Support Organization for Adoptive and Foster Families). Jeanne completed her Adoption and Permanency Certification from the University of Minnesota and is a speaker on a variety of topics including FASD and Guardianship.

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, Twin Cities Metro Cohort 2013-2014

Practice Focus:
Young Child (0-5)
Elementary Age (6-12)
Teen (13-18)
Young Adult (Adopted person; 19+)
Adult (Adopted person)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)

Areas of Practice Strength:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Childhood Depression
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)

Treatment Modalities:
DC-03 and DC-05 Assessments
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF – CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Equine Assisted Therapy (EAGALA)
Play Therapy: TheraPlay
Sand Tray
Families Moving Forward
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

updated Spring 2021

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