Brandon Jensen, MS, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Brandon provides therapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Brandon is currently completing training through the University of Minnesota Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate program to specialize in working with pre/post adopted individuals and families. When working with individuals, couples, and families; Brandon uses a strength based approach that seeks to empower people to better their lives, and the lives of their families.
I am committed to the restoration and improvement of familial relationships, and committed to generational change in families. I feel very strongly about working with individuals and families whatever their current situation may be, and working with them to establish positive changes that will positively affect generations to come in their families.
I have experience working with issues such as: Pre-Marital counseling, Couples Counseling, parenting skills training, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management, ADHD, PTSD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Pre and Post Adoption, Mood Disorder(s), and Grief and Loss.
When working with individuals, couples, and families; I use a strength based approach that seeks to empower people to better their lives, and the lives of their families. I enjoy connecting with clients in many different ways, and often times will incorporate creativity into our time together (art, music, etc.).
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Adult Attachment Inventory
Animal Assisted Therapy
Circle of Security
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization-Reprocessing (EMDR)
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)
Sand Tray or Sand Play
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF CBT)
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Divorce / Co Parenting
Early Traumatic Experiences
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Search + Reunion
Sexual Abuse (Perpetrator)
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Birth/First Parent/Family Work
Elementary Age (7-12)
Young Adult (19-25)
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If your family is facing financial barriers to receiving care from an adoption-competent therapist in Minnesota, please reach out to our HELP Program: https://fosteradoptmn.org/help_program_overview/
Parents should carefully choose a therapist based on the individual needs of their family. For more information, please see the following: https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/f-therapist/