Sandi is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 16 years experience working with children/adolescents and their families. Sandi is a therapist at PrairieCare’s Rochester site. She has previously worked as a therapist in a residential setting, an outpatient clinic, and in co-located services within a high school. Sandi is also a trained Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. Her focus is working with children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, and attachment issues. Her treatment approach is to provide a safe environment that offers support and encouragement, while also providing useful tools and strategies, that her clients can use to persevere through their struggles. She uses a creative and eclectic approach with techniques including Solution Focused-Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Sandi believes in the resiliency of children and adolescents and believes the support system and family system as a whole is critical in the care and treatment of the client. Sandi has worked as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and places a great deal of importance on collaborating and communicating with all members of the treatment team including the client, caregivers, social workers, and professional staff.
Master’s Degree: St. Cloud State University, Minnesota
Bachelor’s Degree: University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI
Licensure: Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS
Children, Adolescents: Yes