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Katherine Carlson, MSW, LICSW

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Katherine Carlson is Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with fifteen years of experience providing mental health care services to children and families. Katherine graduated with her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the College of St. Catherine and University of St. Thomas in 2007. Katherine has worked in outpatient settings, school based, home based, and day treatment.

Katherine has specialized training including Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and in adoption competency completing training through the National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative (NTI). Katherine specializes in working with school age youth and their families in the areas of trauma, anxiety, depression, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and social difficulties. Katherine is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Thrive Counseling and Consultation
3503 High Point Drive North, Bldg 3, Ste 230
Oakdale, MN 55128
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Thrive Counseling and Consultation
3503 High Point Drive North, Bldg 3, Ste 230
Oakdale, MN 55128

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
Optum Health
Preferred One
Treatment Modalities:
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
DC 0-5
Experiential Play Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization-Reprocessing (EMDR)
LifeBook/Life Story Work
Sand Tray or Sand Play
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF CBT)
Areas of Practice:
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Early Traumatic Experiences
Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Parent Coaching
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Systems of Care Navigation
Client Demographics:
Elementary Age (7-12)
Young Child (3-6)


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