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Sarah Hamlin, MSW, LICSW

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Sarah earned her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine’s University. She is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.

Sarah is a certified trainer for the Adverse Childhood Experiences through Minnesota Communities Caring for Children. She has extensive training and experience in child development, parenting, trauma, adoption and attachment. Sarah is able to provide DC 0-5 assessments. She believes positive relationships are key to good mental health. She also works to help clients attune to, and listen to, their bodies because that is where trauma is stored.

She uses play therapy, sand tray therapy, Theraplay and Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation (SMART) as her main treatment modalities. Sarah works from a strengths based perspective. Sarah generally sees children ages 10 and under and their parents. She also enjoys working solely with parents. She is open to seeing older children on a case by case basis.

ReGroup Counseling & Consulting
18336 Joplin St. NW
Elk River, MN 55330
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ReGroup Counseling & Consulting
18336 Joplin St. NW
Elk River, MN 55330

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
Optum Health
Preferred One
Sanford Health
South Country
United Healthcare
Treatment Modalities:
Adlerian Play Therapy
Circle of Security
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
DC 0-5
Experiential Play Therapy
Filial Play Therapy
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Sand Tray or Sand Play
Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART)
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
Early Traumatic Experiences
Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
Foster Care
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
High Conflict Families
Intellectual Disabilities
Kinship Families
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Open Adoption
Parent Coaching
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Transracial/Transcultural Families
Client Demographics:
Adult (Ad. Parent - Individual)
Adult (Adoptee)
Birth/First Parent/Family Work
Couples Work
Elementary Age (7-12)
Family Work
Infant (0-2)
Parent Coaching
Young Child (3-6)
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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