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Rise Up Psychological Services LLC
1100 Holstein Drive NE
Pine City, MN 55063

Lisa Nos-Tollefson has a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Augsburg College. She has had the opportunity to train and provide services in a variety of settings, including Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Northwoods Children’s Services and both private and community mental health clinics.

She has specialized training in providing services for ages birth-3, children and adolescents, and adoptive families, but has serviced clients of all ages in individual therapy and psychological evaluations. Lisa provides mental health assessment and treatment services in the Outpatient Mental Health services and Child and Adolescent Treatment programs at TSA in Pine City. She is trauma informed and has completed the Infancy and Early Childhood Mental Health Program, is certified in Trauma Informed Child-Parent Psychotherapy, and informed in Permanency and Adoption. Dr. Nos-Tollefson works with children and families in outpatient programs, Day Treatment Programming, and Therapeutic Foster care.

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, 2013 Co-Hort

Practice Focus:
Young Child (0-5)
Elementary Age (6-12)
Teen (13-18)

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)
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
Sexual Abuse (Victim)

Treatment Modalities:
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF – CBT)
Trauma-informed Child Parent Psychotherapy (TI-CPP)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Play Therapy: TheraPlay


updated Fall 2021

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