MCGT does not guarantee services or endorse any mental health professional. Parents are encouraged to talk directly with each practitioner to determine the fit between your needs and the services, fees, and expertise of each individual. In addition, MCGT members are reminded to make use of the mcgtdotnet yahoo group as a source of information from other MCGT members who have utilized practitioners and have their own personal insight into the professionals in Minnesota.
MCGT does not control, monitor or guarantee the services or qualifications of mental health professionals posted on the MCGT list of mental health professionals, and does not endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by the mental health professionals on this list. In no event shall MCGT be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on content, goods, or services provided by individuals on the list of mental health professionals.
Location: Bloomington or Burnsville.
Services: Intelligence testing, social/emotional assessment, parent consultation, and play therapy with children aged 3 to 11.
Specialties: Assessment of GT kids, Parenting GT kids, Early entrance to Kindergarten, and Educational Planning.
Teresa Argo Boatman Ph.D., LP
Location: Plymouth, Mn
Services: Assessment; individual and family therapy, Educational Planning
Specialties: Child and Adolescent; 2e, ADD/ADHD
Location: Maple Grove, Wayzata, and Edina
Services: Individual and couples therapy, providing support for gifted women of all ages
Specialties: Career change, Super Commuters and their partners, perfectionism, stress management
Locations Served: Groves Academy, St. Louis Park, MN
Services: Assessment for ADD, Speech/Language, Social emotional Development, Vocational Interests
Specialties: Learning Disabilities
Location: St. Paul, MN
Services: Individual and couples therapy for young adults and adults
Specialties: Grasping and embracing one’s own giftedness, existential depression, parenting challenges with gifted kids, making parenting decisions for gifted kids as a couple
Ellie Covin Psy.D., L.PPsychology Consultation Specialists
Location: Plymouth, MN
Services: Cognitive, neuropsychological, and social-emotional evaluations, School consultation
Kathleen Daly M.D.P.A.Psychiatrist
Work Phone: 952-545-6190work
Location: St. Louis Park
Services: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Specialties: Gifted children; mental illness; ADHD
Stuart Dansinger M.S., Ed.S. LP
Location: St. Louis Park, MN
Services: Testing, Individual and Family counseling, School, agency and family consulation, Academic coaching, Parent Advocacy
Specialties: Preschool and school age children and adolescents, gifted children and adults
Services: Individual and family Counseling
Specialties: Gifted children , adolescents and adults
Geoffrey Garwick Ph.D., LP
Work Phone: 952-736-7541work
Location: Burnsville, MN
Services: Assessment, Therapy
Specialties: Gifted Children, OCD, Asperger’s syndrome, Learning Disabilities
Tom Greenspon Ph.D.Psychologist (retired from practice)
Services: Speaking. Consultation for referrals.
Specialties: Social/emotional issues; individuals, couples, families; perfectionism
Location: Edina, MN
Services: Individual and family therapy, consultation for preschool age through adult
Specialties: Anxiety, depression, ADHD, 2e, helping families make sense of assessment results, international adoption, trauma
Ann Mathews-Lingen MSW, LGSWIndependent Testing Specialistself-employed
Location: Metro wide, in-home appts
Services: Academic Achievement Testing using the PIAT-R or WJ-III Tests of Achievement to meet homeschooling law and gifted program application requirements.
Specialties: Homeschooled and/or gifted children
Location: Woodbury, MN
Services: Individual, Family, Couple and Group counseling, Personality and Autism Spectrum Testing above age 12
Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, High Functioning Autism and 2E
Location:519 Eagle Point Blvd, Suite 150, Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Services: Services – Individual and family therapy for ages 3 on up. Assessment and educational planning.
Specialties: Specialties – Assessment for Gifted and Talented, ADHD, 2E, and Sensory Processing. Therapy with children, adolescents, and adults.
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Services: Educational assessment & planning, School consultations
Specialties: Cognitive ability and academic achievement, interests, developmental milestones, learning preferences/strengths
Deborah Ruf Ph.D. in Educational Pyschology, Test & MeasurementEducational Consultant/High Intelligence SpecialistEducational Options
Location: Golden Valley, MN
Services: Educational Evaluations, including IQ, Achievement, informational consulting and guidance; parenting gifted, adult gifted, etc.
Specialties: Levels & Profiles of Gifted, Needs of Gifted; author “5 Levels of Gifted: School Issues & Educational Options (2009), extensive list of articles, chapters, range of gifted (especially exceptional and profound giftedness).
Wendi M. Schirvar PhD, NCSP
Location: Ballard Clinic, 5200 Willson Rd., Suite 445, Edina, MN 55424
Services: Educational Assessment and Planning; Individual and Family Therapy; School Consultation;Testing for Gifted placement
Specialties: Cognitive ability and academic achievement, developmental milestones; program fit evaluations; learning styles; Early childhood; Homeschooling; Overexcitabilities and Executive Functioning
Sandy Sondell Psy.D., L.PPsychology Consultation Specialists
Location: Plymouth, Rogers, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, MN
Services: Individual and family therapy for preschool age through adult, neuropsychological assessment
Mary Louise Stevens Ph.D., LP
Location: Edina, MN
Services: Early admission IQ testing, IQ testing for gifted placement, follow up after placement.
Specialties: Child and adolescent therapy, Family therapy
Anne Tyler M.S., LMFTOwner, TherapistTyler Institute
Location: Edina, MN
Services: Child, Adolescent, and Family Therapy. MindQuest Groups focused on improving executive function skills in the gifted child
Specialties: Coaching & therapy services for gifted children, adolescents, adults and their families. Creativity, executive functioning and intensity. Find out more at this link http://tylerinstitute.org/
Mary Wandrei Ph.D., LPWandrei Psychological Services
Location: Shoreview, Mn
Services: Assessment; Individual and family therapy, employee assistance program and wellness workshops, educational planning
Specialties: Gifted and Talented, Asperger’s, Executive Functioning, Sensory Processing , School Functioning, Adults; Anxiety, depression, attachment, relationship issues