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Jen Petersen, LICSW


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Jen is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.  Jen provides services to children, teens, and families. Jen has a long history of working with children and teens struggling with symptoms of anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, and trauma, including those with significant behavioral concerns.  Jen uses a variety of treatment strategies, with a focus on a strengths-based, relational model of change. Jen utilizes play therapy and attachment-based therapies, as well as child/parent psychotherapy with children and families who have experienced ​trauma or disruption.

Child and Family Specialty Clinic
4748 Chicago Ave S, Ste 1
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Phone: 612-821-1920
Child and Family Specialty Clinic
4748 Chicago Ave S, Ste 1
Minneapolis, MN 55407

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Optum Health
Preferred One
United Healthcare
Treatment Modalities:
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
DC 0-5
Experiential Play Therapy
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF CBT)
Areas of Practice:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Childhood Depression
Early Traumatic Experiences
Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
Mood Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Client Demographics:
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Elementary Age (7-12)
Infant (0-2)
Teen (13-18)
Young Child (3-6)


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