Lisa Nos-Tollefson has a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Augsburg College. She has had the opportunity to train and provide services in a variety of settings, including Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Northwoods Children’s Services and both private and community mental health clinics.
She has specialized training in providing services for ages birth-3, children and adolescents, and adoptive families, but has serviced clients of all ages in individual therapy and psychological evaluations. Lisa provides mental health assessment and treatment services in the Outpatient Mental Health services and Child and Adolescent Treatment programs at TSA in Pine City. She is trauma informed and has completed the Infancy and Early Childhood Mental Health Program, is certified in Trauma Informed Child-Parent Psychotherapy, and informed in Permanency and Adoption. Dr. Nos-Tollefson works with children and families in outpatient programs, Day Treatment Programming, and Therapeutic Foster care.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF CBT)
Trauma-informed Child Parent Psychotherapy (TI-CPP)
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Elementary Age (7-12)
Young Child (3-6)
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