Andrea Smothers MSW, LICSW /Owner/Director
Andrea received her Bachelor of Science degree from Winona State University in Minnesota and her Master of Social Work degree from Washington University - Brown School of Social Work in St. Louis, Missouri. She has been practicing since 1993 and started this practice in 1997. Andrea is trained in Dialectic Behavior Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) and Parent Child Interaction Therapy. She also uses approaches from systems theory, attachment theory, cognitive behavior therapy and prolonged exposure. Andrea is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, state of Minnesota, and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Andrea works collaboratively with clients to identify and address areas of concern. She uses a supportive and skills based focus to address issues of depression/mood, anxiety, adjustment issues, trauma, behavioral concerns and stress management.
Diana Beran, MA, LP / Independent Contractor
Diana received her Bachelor's degree in Science and her Masters of Science /Education degree from the University of Wisconcsin-River Falls in River Falls, Wisconsin. She is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Minnesota. She addresses behavior change and coping skills, assisting with balancing work, home life demands and managing stress. She provides tools and hope for managing anxiety, depression, loss, grief and unwanted changes, She also addresses issues of identity, meaning and purpose and resolving relationship conflicts.
Katie Kennedy, MSW, LICSW / Independent Contractor
Katie received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a clinical focus on children and their families. Katie’s experience includes working as a school social worker, inpatient medical social work, and children's mental health. Katie is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR). She is experienced in working with individuals in the areas of anxiety, depression, attachment, adjustment, behavioral concerns, self-regulation, as well as helping children transition through divorce and loss.