Directory: Professionals working with Gifted

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MCGT does not control, monitor or guarantee the services or qualifications of professionals posted on the MCGT list of professionals, and does not endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by the 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 professionals.

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Melissa Malen, Ph.D.
1595 Selby Avenue, #209, St. Paul, MN and remotely by phone or videoconference and optional local library
Academic Coaching
Pam McDonald, M.A./SENG certified
Educational Consultant, Assessments, Advocacy
952-452-5530 (please leave a message)
Stuart Dansinger M.A., Ed.S. LP
10520 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 100, Minnetonka, MN and remotely by phone or videoconferencing
Assessment, Counseling, Academic Coaching, Advocacy, Executive Function Skills, School Consultations & Planning, and Vocational Interests
Terry Friedrichs, Ph.D., Ed.D.
750 S. Plaza Dr
Suite 203
Mendota Heights, MN
Assessment, Academic Tutoring, College Consulting, Mentoring, Advocacy; Owner/Director Friedrichs Education
Kellie Cripe
ACT/PSAT and Study Skills Tutor
Julie Light, Ed.D
Resides in Minnetonka; Available to drive 30 minutes to accommodate families’ needs. Meets in homes, libraries, coffee shops.
Academic Achievement Coach; Tutor; Family and School Consultant
Tina Van Erp, M.Ed.
1245 Gun Club Rd
White Bear Lake, MN
Gifted Learner Coach and Learning Specialist, The River® Coach
Teresa Argo Boatman Ph.D., LP
Plymouth, Mn
Assessment, Therapy, Educational Planning
Andrea Johnson Psy.D. LP
Edina, MN
Therapy, Consultation
Andrea Johnson Psy.D. LP
Ann Mathews-Lingen MSW, LGSW
Metro wide, in-home appts
Independent Testing Specialist, PIAT-R or WJ-III Tests of Achievement
Anne Tyler M.S., LMFT
3300 Edinborough Way, Ste 600
Edina MN
Therapy, Executive Function Skills; Owner, Tyler Institute
Anne Tyler, MS, LMFT
Cori Paulet
Writing Coach and Educational Consultant
Ellie Covin Psy.D., L.P
Plymouth, MN
Cognitive, neuropsychological, and social-emotional evaluations, School consultation
Heather Boorman, MSW, LCSW
Western Wisconsin - Baldwin & New Richmond
Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Stress Reduction
Jim Anderson MS, LP
Bloomington or Burnsville
Assessment, Consultations, Play Therapy, Educational Planning
Jolene Gleason
Golden Valley
Math Tutor
Jonathan Boorman, LMFT
Western Wisconsin - New Richmond
Psychotherapy, EMDR
Julia Clowney MSW, LICSW
St. Paul, MN
Therapy for young adults and adults
Katie Robinson, LPC, LPCC
Western Wisconsin - Baldwin & New Richmond
Psychotherapy, EMDR, Art Therapy
Karen Rogers Ph.D.
Minneapolis, MN
Educational assessment & planning, School consultations
Karl Bunday
Minnetonka, MN
Independent Educational Consultant
(952) 238-8494
Lori Migdal Ph.D., LP
519 Eagle Point Blvd, Suite 150
Lake Elmo, MN
Assessment, Educational Planning, Therapy
Martha Palm
By Turtle Bread in Linden Hills, Minneapolis, MN
612-802-2741 (texting or email works best)
Mary Wandrei Ph.D., LP
Shoreview, Mn
Assessments, Therapy, Educational Planning
651) 755-7875
Megan Bearce LMFT
Maple Grove, Wayzata, and Edina
Therapy, Support for Gifted Women of all ages
Megan Bearce
Michelle Frauenshuh M.A.
Individual and family Counseling
Ray Boyd M.S.E., LP
Groves Academy, St. Louis Park, MN
Assessment for ADD, Speech/Language, Social Emotional Development, Vocational Interests
Robin McLeod Ph.D., L.P.
Woodbury, MN
Counseling, Personality and Autism Spectrum Testing above age 12
651-739-7539 ext. 223
Sandy Sondell Psy.D., L.P
Plymouth, Rogers, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, MN
Therapy, Neuropsychological Assessment
Wendi M. Schirvar PhD, NCSP
6 West 5th Street, Suite 630
St. Paul MN
Support for Academic and Social-Emotional Development, Educational Consultant, Provides Workshops & Trainings