Anna Bohlinger, PHD, LMFT

Anna Bohlinger, PHD, LMFT

Therapist Education

Doctorate Degree: Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Master’s Degree: M.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI
Bachelor’s Degree: B.A., Concordia University-St. Paul, Saint Paul, MN
Licensure: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Dr. Bohlinger is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has worked with children, adolescents, and families for over ten years. Her clinical work has focused largely on providing mental health services to families with multiple stressors, often including out-of-home placement, suicidality or self-injury, and trauma. She values the inherent dignity, worth, and resilience of individuals and families soliciting care.

As a doctoral researcher and teacher, her research focuses on adolescent self-injury, comorbidity, and family resilience. She has provided a number of trainings domestically and abroad on these topics. She is also an adjunct assistant faculty member at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in the graduate marriage and family therapy program. Dr. Bohlinger has also published articles in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters on adolescent mental health and training mental health therapists. Her research and teaching philosophies are motivated by improving mental health services for young people and their families.

Special Clinical Interests
  • Adolescent Mental Health
  • Nonsuicidal Self-Injury
  • Family Therapy