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Parasol Wellness
21308 John Milless Drive, Suite 202
Rogers, MN 55374
763-710-5895
www.parasolwellness.com 

Teresa received her Bachelor’s in Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, Mankato in 2004. She then obtained her Masters in Social Work in 2010 from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine’s University. Teresa completed her requirements for the Minnesota Board of Social Work and obtained her LICSW licensure in January 2015.
  
Teresa has over 10 years of experience working with children and adults in a variety of settings, including the hospital, in-home, and office based. She has experience working with children, teens, and adults with Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, ADHD, trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Encopresis, eating disorders, and with attachments disorders. Since starting office-based therapy,  Teresa has worked primarily as a play therapist, joining in the Experiential Play Therapy process with children 2 years of age and older who are struggling with mental illness, difficult family dynamics, divorce, and trauma. Teresa enjoys working with children and teens, using art, humor, and connection as a means to build a strong therapeutic relationship in order to promote change.  

Teresa has a strong training background in Somatic Experiencing, Trauma Focused CBT, Experiential Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Family Play Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Sand Tray and Sand Play, DC: 0-3, and Art/Movement Therapy. 

Additional Information:

Service Location:  Office Based; 

Languages Spoken:  English 

Practice Focus:
Infant (2 yr olds)
Young Children (3-6)
Elementary Age (7-12)
Teen (13-18)
Young Adult (Adopted person 19-25)
Adult (Adoptee)
Adult (Adoptive Parent – Individual)
Family Work
Birth/First Parent/Family Work
LGBTQ+ 

Areas of Practice Strength:
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) 
Mood Disorder
Dissociation
Personality Disorders
Eating Disorder
Childhood Depression
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Self-Harming Behavior
Suicidal Concerns
Divorce/co-parenting
High Conflict Families
Attachment
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Early Traumatic Experiences 
Sexual Abuse (Victim)  

Treatment Modalities:
Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Somatic Experiencing (SE)
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy 
Trauma-informed Child Parent Psychotherapy (TI-CPP)
DC 0-5
Sand Tray or Sand Play
Filial Play Therapy
TheraPlay
Experiential Play Therapy
Adult Attachment Inventory 

 

added Spring 2021
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