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Nicole Sheppard, MA, LPCC


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Nicole Sheppard, MA, LPCC, is a mindfulness-based psychotherapist based in Roseville, MN. She works at Mental Health Systems (MHS), specializing in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Nicole has clinical, research, and community development experience in transracial/international adoption, birth family search/reunion, suicide prevention, ethnic identity, mindfulness, trauma, and life transitions. Through the Korean Adoptees Ministry Center, she was the project manager of a Minnesota Department of Health-funded mental health and suicide assessment of the adult Korean adoptee community (2016-2020). Nicole holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas, and is a BBHT-approved clinical supervisor. She is also a graduate of the Permanency & Adoption Competency Certificate (PACC) training at the University of Minnesota, and Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) designed by the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.).

Note: although the category “Teen (13-18)” is selected, this provider specifically works with older (15-18) teens.

1700 Hwy 36 W, Ste 130
Roseville, MN 55113
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Phone: 952-835-2002
1700 Hwy 36 W, Ste 130
Roseville, MN 55113

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
Optum Health
Preferred One
South Country
United Healthcare
Treatment Modalities:
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Languages Spoken (other than English):
English only for therapy, but knows conversational Korean and Spanish.
Areas of Practice:
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Mood Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Search + Reunion
Suicidal Concerns
Transracial/Transcultural Families
Client Demographics:
Adult (Adoptee)
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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