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Deirdre McKiernan, MSW, LICSW

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Deirdre is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She provides therapy to children (preschool and school age), adolescents, adults and families. She has extensive experience working with children of all ages dealing with a variety of issues, including: anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, developmental disorders (Autism Spectrum Disorders), attachment disorders and issues of trauma and abuse. She has worked for many years with children and families involved in the foster care and adoption systems.

Deidre’s interests include addressing the impact of trauma and loss on the lives of individuals and families and building and supporting strong and healthy attachments. She works with clients addressing issues of mood disorders, grief and loss and developmental disorders.

Her previous work has included residential treatment settings with adolescents and preschool day treatment settings before establishing her private practice.

Child and Family Specialty Clinic
4748 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Website: http://www.childfamclinic.com
Child and Family Specialty Clinic
4748 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407

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Details

Practice Location:
Office-Based
Telehealth
Insurance Taken:
Aetna
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Cigna
HealthPartners
Medica
Medical Assistance
Optum Health
Preferred One
UCare
United Healthcare
Treatment Modalities:
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Experiential Play Therapy
Areas of Practice:
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Childhood Depression
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Self-Harming
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Client Demographics:
Birth/First Parent/Family Work
Elementary Age (7-12)
Family Work
Infant (0-2)
LGBTQ+
Teen (13-18)
Young Child (3-6)

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