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Therapists for Adoptive, Foster and Kinship Families

Finding the right therapist can be difficult, but the HELP Program is here for you.

How do you know that a therapist will understand your child or youth – or you, as the parent or caregiver? Foster Adopt Minnesota’s HELP Program screens Minnesota therapists who show competence with adoptive/foster/kinship families. Our HELP Therapist Network search tool can reduce some of the ‘guess-work’ out of choosing the right provider for your family.

Browse Foster Adopt MN-vetted therapists using the tool below. If you’d like more assistance, our HELP Program Specialists are happy to connect with you to provide individualized referrals and support — free of charge. Contact the HELP Program directly at help@fosteradoptmn.org, 612-746-5137, or Toll-Free at 855-670-HELP.

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  • Practice Locations
    In-Home
    Office-Based
    Telehealth
  • Insurers Accepted
    Aetna
    Allina
    Beacon
    Behavioral Health Systems
    Bind
    Blue Cross/Blue Shield
    Cigna
    ComPsych
    EAP
    Empathia
    Fairview
    GEHA
    Health Net
    HealthPartners
    Hennepin Health
    Humana
    Medica
    Medical Assistance
    Medicare
    Meritain Health
    Optum Health
    Preferred One
    PrimeWest Health
    Sanford Health
    South Country
    TriCare
    UCare
    UMR
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare
    Wayne Corporation
  • Treatment Modalities
    Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    Adaptive Internal Relational Network Model (AIR)
    Adlerian Play Therapy
    Adult Attachment Inventory
    Animal Assisted Therapy
    Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
    ARC Model
    Aroma Therapy
    Art Therapy
    Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch-Up (ABC)
    Brainspotting
    Child Centered Play Therapy
    Circle of Security
    Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
    Custodial Evaluation
    DC 0-5
    Developmental Repair
    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)
    Early Childhood Service Intensity Instrument (ECSII)
    Early Start Denver Model
    Ecotherapy
    Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
    Emotionally Focused Therapy
    Equine Assisted Therapy (EAGALA)
    Experiential Play Therapy
    Eye Movement Desensitization-Reprocessing (EMDR)
    Filial Play Therapy
    Gestalt Therapy
    Hypnosis
    Internal Family Systems (IFS)
    Motivational Interviewing
    Music Therapy
    Narrative Therapy
    Neurodevelopmental Repair
    Neurofeedback EEG Biofeedback
    Neurological Reorganization (NR)
    Neuropsychological Testing
    Organic Intelligence (OI)
    Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)
    Parental Assessment
    Polyvagal Theory
    Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)
    Pre-Adoption Evaluations
    Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
    Psychological Testing
    Psychosexual Evaluations
    Rule 25 Assessment
    Sand Tray or Sand Play
    Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
    Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART)
    Somatic Experiencing (SE)
    TheraPlay
    Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF CBT)
    Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)
    Trauma-informed Child Parent Psychotherapy (TI-CPP)
    Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)
    YogaCalm
  • Areas of Practice
    Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
    Attachment
    Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Childhood Depression
    Dissociation
    Divorce / Co Parenting
    Domestic Violence
    Early Traumatic Experiences
    Eating Disorders
    Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
    Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
    High Conflict Families
    ICWA
    Infertility
    Intellectual Disabilities
    Juvenile Justice Involvement
    Kinship Families
    Marital Relationships
    Mood Disorder
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    Open Adoption
    Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
    Parent Coaching
    Personality Disorders
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    Psychotic Disorder
    Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
    Search + Reunion
    Self-Harming
    Sex Trafficking Victim
    Sexual Abuse (Perpetrator)
    Sexual Abuse (Victim)
    Substance Use Disorder
    Suicidal Concerns
    Systems of Care Navigation
    Transracial/Transcultural Families
    Truancy
  • Client Demographics
    Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
    Adult (Adoptee)
    Birth/First Parent/Family Work
    Couples Work
    Elementary Age (7-12)
    Family Work
    Infant (0-2)
    LGBTQ+
    Parent Coaching
    Teen (13-18)
    Young Adult (19-25)
    Young Child (3-6)
  • PACC
    Graduate of Permanency & Adoption Competency Certificate Program (PACC) through UMN’s Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare - More Info
    PACC Graduate
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