Directory: Mental Health Professionals


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.

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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.

Jim Anderson MS, LP
Work Phone: 612-226-8324

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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.

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Teresa Argo Boatman Ph.D., LP
Work Phone: 763-234-4974

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Location: Plymouth, Mn

Services: Assessment; individual and family therapy, Educational Planning

Specialties: Child and Adolescent; 2e, ADD/ADHD

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Megan Bearce LMFT
Work Phone: 612-356-4789Website: http://www.meganbearce.com/

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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

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Ray Boyd M.S.E., LP
Work Phone: 952-920-6377

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Locations Served: Groves Academy, St. Louis Park, MN

Services: Assessment for ADD, Speech/Language, Social emotional Development, Vocational Interests

Specialties: Learning Disabilities

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Julia Clowney MSW, LICSW
Work Phone: 651-797-4359Website: http://www.holistictherapystpaul.com/

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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

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Ellie Covin Psy.D., L.P
Psychology Consultation Specialists
Work Phone: 763-559-7050Website: http://pcsmn.com/services/child-services/

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Location: Plymouth, MN

Services: Cognitive, neuropsychological, and social-emotional evaluations, School consultation

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Kathleen Daly M.D.P.A.
Psychiatrist
Work Phone: 952-545-6190

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Location: St. Louis Park

Services: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Specialties: Gifted children; mental illness; ADHD

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Stuart Dansinger M.S., Ed.S. LP
Work Phone: 612-385-6279Website: http://www.stuartdansinger.com/

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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

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Michelle Frauenshuh M.A.
Work Phone: 952-898-1133Website: http://www.lifedrs.com/

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Location: Lakeville,MN

Services: Individual and family Counseling

Specialties: Gifted children , adolescents and adults

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Geoffrey Garwick Ph.D., LP
Work Phone: 952-736-7541

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Location: Burnsville, MN

Services: Assessment, Therapy

Specialties: Gifted Children, OCD, Asperger’s syndrome, Learning Disabilities

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Tom Greenspon Ph.D.
Psychologist (retired from practice)
Work Phone: 612-925-0774

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Services: Speaking. Consultation for referrals.

Specialties: Social/emotional issues; individuals, couples, families; perfectionism

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Andrea Johnson Psy.D. LP
Work Phone: 952.922.3010Website: Psychology Today

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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

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Ann Mathews-Lingen MSW, LGSW
Independent Testing Specialistself-employed
Work Phone: 651-503-9262Website: http://www.achievement-test.com

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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

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Robin McLeod Ph.D., L.P.
Work Phone: 651-739-7539 ext. 223Website: http://www.cpwmn.com/

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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

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Lori Migdal Ph.D., LP
Work Phone: 651-395-9442

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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.

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Karen Rogers Ph.D.
Work Phone: 651-962-4386

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Location: Minneapolis, MN

Services: Educational assessment & planning, School consultations

Specialties: Cognitive ability and academic achievement, interests, developmental milestones, learning preferences/strengths

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Deborah Ruf Ph.D. in Educational Pyschology, Test & Measurement
Educational Consultant/High Intelligence SpecialistEducational Options
Work 4500 Heathbrooke Circle Golden Valley MN 55422 Work Phone: 763-521-4565Website: Educational OptionsWebsite: Talent IgniterWebsite: Articles

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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).

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Wendi M. Schirvar PhD, NCSP
Work Phone: (612) 470-8166Website: http://www.ballardclinic.com/

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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

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Sandy Sondell Psy.D., L.P
Psychology Consultation Specialists
Work Phone: 763-559-7050Website: http://pcsmn.com/services/child-services/

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Location: Plymouth, Rogers, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, MN

Services: Individual and family therapy for preschool age through adult, neuropsychological assessment

Specialties: gifted

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Mary Louise Stevens Ph.D., LP
Work Phone: 952-921-3364

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Location: Edina, MN

Services: Early admission IQ testing, IQ testing for gifted placement, follow up after placement.

Specialties: Child and adolescent therapy, Family therapy

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Anne Tyler M.S., LMFT
Owner, TherapistTyler Institute
Work 6600 France Ave, Ste 418 Edina MN 55435 Work Phone: 612-314-3172Work Fax: 612-460-0915Website: Tyler InstituteWebsite: Psychology Today Listing

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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/

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Mary Wandrei Ph.D., LP
Wandrei Psychological Services
Work Phone: (651) 755-7875Website: Wandrei Psychological Services

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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

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