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Amanda Ripley-Kayala, MA, LPCC, LADC

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I specialize in Co-Occurring Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Disorders as well as working with Trauma and with the LGBTQ community. I am a trauma-informed, holistic, person-centered therapist whose goal is to create a trusting and compassionate therapeutic atmosphere which encouraged self-exploration, self-awareness and movement to achieve goals in therapy, life and to help others be their best selves.

While I haven’t had the privilege of working with children or teens in adoptive/foster/kinship families, I have had the honor of helping adults who have been on such journeys learn to better understand, appreciate and find their places in the world. I want to continue to fully support adults who have had those experiences as well as the adults who choose to become caregivers of children within the adoptive/foster/kinship system.

Amanda is Level I & II EMDR Trained.

ELEOS Psychology Center
4500 Park Glen Rd, Ste 450
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
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ELEOS Psychology Center
4500 Park Glen Rd, Ste 450
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
Preferred One
Treatment Modalities:
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization-Reprocessing (EMDR)
Areas of Practice:
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Personality Disorders
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Substance Use Disorder
Client Demographics:
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Adult (Adoptee)
Young Adult (19-25)


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