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Cedar Valley Center for Child & Family Therapy, PLLC 
3460 Washington Drive; Ste 110
Eagan, MN  55122
651-688-0488
http://www.cedarvalleytherapy.com/  


Meagan Galbari, MA, LPCC
 has been working with children and families for 21 years in a variety of settings including psychiatric hospitals, day-treatment programs, domestic violence refuges, residential treatment centers and in private adoption agencies.  Meagan’s passion is in adoption and foster care and supporting children and families through their journey.  Meagan is committed to assisting parents through the lifelong process of adoption and empowering them with the tools to help children heal while maintaining healthy families Meagan completed the Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate post-graduate program at the University of Minnesota. She has also obtained specialized training with Dr. Karyn Purvis, author of The Connected Child, and is competent in the Trust-Based Relational Intervention model.  Meagan is a licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC) in private practice.

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: 
Elementary Age (6-12)
Teen (13-18)
Young Adult (Adopted person; 19+)
Adult (Adopted person)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)
Family
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
Attachment
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Search & Reunion Support
Adoption Identity (i.e. sense of self-worth; self-esteem…etc.)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Transracial/Transcultural
Open Adoption

Treatment Modalities: 
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Attachment, Regulation & Competency Model (ARC)
Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)

updated Winter/2018

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

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