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Elliott Odendahl, MSW, LICSW

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Elliott is a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW). She holds a Master’s degree from Augsburg College and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She has over a decade of experience working with children, youth, and families experiencing behavioral and mental health issues, disruptions in attachment and family relationships, as well as the unique needs facing individuals diagnosed with special needs. Elliott completed the Permanency and Adoption Competency Certification (PACC) training to become an adoption-aware/responsive therapist in 2019, and currently partners with PACC to provide ongoing training and consultation. Elliott has specialized trauma training (CPT) and is a certified Perinatal Mental Health provider (PMH-C). Elliott is passionate about working with and supporting adoptees, birth parents, adoptive parents and anyone from the adoption kinship network. Elliott enjoys assisting clients in telling their own stories as a means to activate personal power, agency, and identity.

Sankalpa Therapy and Wellness Center
5221 Viking Drive, Suite 300
Bloomington, MN 55420
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Sankalpa Therapy and Wellness Center
5221 Viking Drive, Suite 300
Bloomington, MN 55420

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
Optum Health
Preferred One
United Healthcare
Treatment Modalities:
Art Therapy
Circle of Security
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Crisis Intervention Training
DC 0-5
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
LifeBook/Life Story Work
Areas of Practice:
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Early Traumatic Experiences
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Intellectual Disabilities
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Transracial/Transcultural Families
Client Demographics:
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Adult (Adoptee)
Birth/First Parent/Family Work
Couples Work
Parent Coaching
Young Adult (19-25)
PACC Graduate
Graduate of Permanency & Adoption Competency Certificate Program (PACC) through UMN’s Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare - More Info


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