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LaShawn Goss-Love, MA, LMFT-S

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LaShawn is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist that has been committed to working with families and children for over 30 years. LaShawn has worked with children in the school, community and justice system setting and has provided services in home and in the office setting. She has worked with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, substance abuse, attachment concerns, ADHD, Trauma, grief and loss, and identity and abandonment issues. She uses the lens of cultural awareness and a strength based approach to address client concerns. LaShawn practices from an integrative approach drawing from techniques used in Play Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, CBT, Experiential, Narrative and Structural theories.

LaShawn embraces the power of community and understands that each person’s story holds power reverence. Additionally, LaShawn believes that relationships are the foundation of healing and growth and honors the experiences that impact the lives of individuals and families. She draws on her own experience with Kinship adoption in her work. LaShawn has provided many services over the years to adoption, foster and kinship families and has also facilitated trainings for foster care providers.

Both Sides Counseling & Therapy
711 West Lake Street, Ste 402
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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Both Sides Counseling & Therapy
711 West Lake Street, Ste 402
Minneapolis, MN 55408

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
United Healthcare
Treatment Modalities:
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
DC 0-5
Experiential Play Therapy
Filial Play Therapy
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
LifeBook/Life Story Work
Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)
Sand Tray or Sand Play
Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF CBT)
Areas of Practice:
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Childhood Depression
Divorce / Co Parenting
Domestic Violence
Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
Foster Care
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
High Conflict Families
Juvenile Justice Involvement
Kinship Families
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Open Adoption
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Parent Coaching
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Search + Reunion
Sexual Abuse (Perpetrator)
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Systems of Care Navigation
Transracial/Transcultural Families
Client Demographics:
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Adult (Adoptee)
Birth/First Parent/Family Work
Elementary Age (7-12)
Family Work
Parent Coaching
Teen (13-18)
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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