Jeannie Gilfix, MSW, LICSW
Jeannie is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and provides therapeutic services to children of all ages, teens, adults and families. Jeannie has extensive experience in working with children with histories of loss and disrupted relationships and children who have experienced trauma and abuse.
Jeannie’s clients present with a variety of needs, including children with attachment disorders, symptoms of anxiety and depression, autism spectrum disorders and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.
When working with clients, Jeannie embraces a strength-based perspective and utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches to develop and enhance a client’s repertoire of coping skills and strategies. These include relationship-based therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and play therapy as a means for children to express themselves and resolve conflict.
Jeannie has worked in community mental health clinics and provided in-home family therapy prior to working in private practice and is committed to building and supporting strong parent-child relationships.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)
Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)
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
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Birth/First Parent/Family Work
Elementary Age (7-12)
Young Adult (19-25)
Young Child (3-6)
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