Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children

Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children

Our certified therapists utilize this short-term treatment with children between the ages of 3-18. Understanding, recognizing and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. An adult family member is involved in the service as childhood trauma not only affects individuals, but their families.

Contact us to learn more or schedule an appointment at office@familyservicerochester.org or 507-287-2010.

Meet our Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapists

Marion Sanchez, MS, LPCC

Marion Sanchez, MS, LPCC

Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Education
Bachelor of Arts, Winona State University, Winona
--Emphasis in Psychology and Sociology
Master of Science, Mankato State University, Mankato
--Emphasis in Mental Health Counseling
Licensure
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
Specialized Training/Certifications
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Behavioral Tech Institute
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Ambit Network
Diagnosing Children ages 5 and under (DC:0-5), MN DHS
Collaborative Intensive Bridging Services (CIBS)
Competencies
Individual, family, and group therapy, CIBS, DBT
Special Interests/Skills
Adolescents, attachment disruptions, anxiety disorders, self-esteem, life transitions, divorce, domestic violence, trauma, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy.

Laura Dusso, MA, LMFT

Laura Dusso, MA, LMFT

Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Education
Master in Counseling Psychology and 2 year Post Master's certification in Marriage and Family Therapy, Saint Mary's University Minneapolis MN.
Licensure
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Specialized Training/Certifications
National Certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by the Allegheny Health Network, Certification in Managing and Adapting Practice for the MN model of Evidence Based Practice by MN Department of Human Services, advanced training in Sand Tray therapy, training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy by the Behavioral Tech Institute.
Competencies
Individual, couples, and family therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, trauma, grief, and play therapy techniques.
Special Interests/Skills
Adolescent, child and young child mental health.

Boonmee Pakviset Edwards, MSW, LGSW

Boonmee Pakviset Edwards, MSW, LGSW

Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Education
Master of Social Work (MSW), Minnesota State University, Mankato
Bachelor of Psychology (BA), Winona State University, Winona
Associates Degree (AA) from Rochester Community and Technical College
Licensure
Licensed Graduate Social Worker, Minnesota Board of Social Work (LGSW)
Specialized Training/Certifications
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Ambit Network
Co-Occurring Disorders Symposium certificate
Certified Rule25 Chemical Dependency Assessor
Experienced in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for individuals and group
Competencies
Individual, group, and Family Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Special Interests/Skills
Special interest in helping adolescents and young adults at Bryon Middle School and Bryon High School to better understand and cope with variety of mental health related issues. Provide support for Family Systems, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for blended families, parent-child relationships, and youth struggling with oppositional and high-risk behaviors, anxiety disorders, and self-esteem
Languages
Providing mental health services and supports in three different languages Thai, English, and Lao

Moriah Mueller, MSW, LGSW

Moriah Mueller, MSW, LGSW

Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Education
Bachelor of Social Work, Minnesota Statue University--Winona
Masters of Social Work, Minnesota State University--Mankato

Licensure
Licensed Graduate Social Worker, Minnesota Board of Social Work

Competencies
Individual and Family Therapy

Special Interests/Skills
Supporting school-aged children's mental health issues at Dover and Etoya Elementary, parent-child relationships, family systems

Specialized Training/Certifications
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Ambit Network, and Diagnosing Children ages 5 and under (DC:0-5), MN DHS