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Pat J Welch, LMFT, ATR-BC

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Pat Welch (she/her) is an artist, clinician, supervisor, and educator. She is also a faculty member at the Adler Graduate School and runs her own art therapy studio in SE Minneapolis.

Pat earned a Master’s degree in Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy at the Adler Graduate School in Minnesota in 2018. Pat studied Fine Arts at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design graduating 2014.

Pat has worked with diverse populations including LGBTQ+ and urban American Indian communities for the last 25 years. Primarily working with adolescents and young adults many of whom have experienced the foster care system and adoption. Her work focuses on grief and loss, attachment styles of both child and parent, early trauma, and the developmental impact of the early orphanage experience. She created a Native American Doula program for adolescents and adults where she facilitated culturally focused parenting support and adolescent groups, utilizing therapeutic arts with both individuals and groups.

Pat has practiced in a variety of settings including; clinic, adolescent inpatient, adolescent day-treatment, reservations, schools, workshops, and studio settings.

Pat has presented at numerous workshops and conferences locally and nationally, focusing on the wholistic approach to healing through creative art therapy related to historical, and intergeneration trauma.

Pat utilizes creative art therapies and talk therapies in an integrated approach to address issues such as trauma, historical and intergenerational trauma, attachment, depression, anxiety, and specializes in Dissociative Identity Disorder/ Abilities.

Cedar Creative Art Therapy
(street address given after appointment created)
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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Phone: 651-983-5966
Website: https://sites.google.com/arttherapyalchemy.com/cedar-studio/home
Cedar Creative Art Therapy
(street address given after appointment created)
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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Practice Location:
Office-Based
Treatment Modalities:
Adaptive Internal Relational Network Model (AIR)
Art Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Areas of Practice:
Adoption Identity (i.e., self-worth, self-esteem)
Attachment
Childhood Depression
Dissociation
Divorce / Co Parenting
Domestic Violence
Early Traumatic Experiences
Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
High Conflict Families
ICWA
Mood Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Self-Harming
Sex Trafficking Victim
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Suicidal Concerns
Systems of Care Navigation
Transracial/Transcultural Families
Client Demographics:
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Adult (Adoptee)
LGBTQ+
Teen (13-18)
Young Adult (19-25)

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