Amanda believes in a strengths based approach that is eclectic and guided by the individual needs of the client. She draws from a variety of methods to create a tailored approach for each individual and situation. She is committed to meeting people where they are at in their own journey of becoming the best version of themselves. She takes pride in developing a space where her clients are able to be vulnerable without the fear of feeling judged. She is compassionate, encouraging and direct. She offers a realistic approach to therapy while focusing on the relationship between herself and the client.
Amanda has worked in the field since 2006 and looks forward to helping you find and live your most true and authentic life!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MN LICSW 16890
Amanda is extremely thorough, knowledgeable, and grounded. After only a few sessions, I feel like I have come a long way in bringing more healing to my life.
Written on May 31, 2023 after therapy with Amanda for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Amanda has been very responsive, thoughtful, and encouraging . I'm very glad to have matched with her and to keep working with her.
Written on Oct 20, 2020 after therapy with Amanda for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, and self esteem
I've not connected with a therapist before like I have Amanda - I truly feel like I can tell her anything without judgement.
Written on Oct 13, 2020 after therapy with Amanda for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and eating disorders
Amanda has been an amazing help to me. She actively listens and is always willing to talk about whatever I want to discuss that day. She remembers things I’ve said in the past, and gives tough love when needed! She has been an amazing help to me so far!
Written on Sep 26, 2020 after therapy with Amanda for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues
Amanda is very kind and receptive to everything I share with her. She is a wonderful listener and her questions helped provide more insight about deeper issues I may not have noticed before.
Written on Sep 01, 2020 after therapy with Amanda for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and self esteem
Very thoughtful, asks good questions to better understand issues.
Written on Aug 13, 2020 after therapy with Amanda for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety