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    At Family Circle Counseling our specific service and areas of expertise include:

    • Child, Couples and Parenting Assessment (developmental lens)
    • Attachment Focused Parent-Child/Teen Therapy, including Theraplay & Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, and Play Therapy
    • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and other post traumatic treatments for children, adolescents & adults
    • Treatment of Structural Dissociation and those on the Dissociative Continuum
    • Play Therapy for children ages toddler to 12 yrs
    • Adolescent therapy for individuals and families
    • Parent-Infant Psychotherapy (children ages 0-5)
    • Post Adoption Counseling for families and youth as well as Adult Adoptees
    • Treatment of Mood Disorder (depression, anxiety & bipolar disorders)
    • Treatment of Executive Function disorders – ADHD, FAS
    • Couples Therapy, specifically Emotion Focused Therapy
    • Training and Consultation Groups
    • Supervision in Clinical Social Work & Marriage and Family Therapy

    Krista Nelson and Wendy Baker provide clinical Social Work Supervision for therapists seeking licensure as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.

    Krista and Wendy co-facilitate supervision & consultations groups for therapists doing attachment-focused therapy, working with children in family therapy, and those working with pre/post adoptive families

    Krista is also a state certified licensed Marriage & Family Therapy supervisor working toward her designation as a certified supervisor with the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy

    Krista is also a certified EMDR consultant/supervisor

    Krista co-facilitates a monthly supervision group for therapists interested in attachment-focused therapy & working with children in family therapy. This group meets the 4th Friday of each month at the Child & Family Specialty Clinic in Minneapolis. Please call for more information if you are interested in participating in this group.

    We also provide professional training and consultation to organizations such as county social services adoptive parent support gourds, and facilitate workshops at statewide professional conferences.

    Child & Adolescent Therapy

    Does your child have trouble dealing with their emotions?

    Counseling for Trauma

    The assistance of a therapist is fundamental to healing from trauma.

    Couples Counseling

    I help people develop the necessary skills needed to maintain sustaining love.


    EMDR therapy is a psychotherapy approach for the treatment of trauma.

    Emotion-Focused Therapy

    Do you find it hard to control your emotions?

    Family Counseling

    Our family affects who we are and who we become, both for the better and for worse.

    Individual Therapy

    Are you having a difficult time handling the struggles in your life?

    Play Therapy

    Play therapy aims to help a child’s growth and development.

    Trauma Specific Therapies

    People with PTSD often feel intense emotions such as fear, anger, sadness and a detachment from friends, family and community members.


    Do you need support, but can’t make it to an in-person appointment?

    Therapy for Teens

    Is your teen under a lot of stress? Do they not seem as happy as they once did?