Vickie is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in North Dakota.  Vickie has over 20 years of experience in counseling adults, adolescents, children, couples, families, and groups over a wide variety of presenting concerns.  She has worked in crisis settings, outpatient, residential, and outreach to rural and school settings. 

Vickie envisions counseling as a process in which we learn, heal, grow, stretch, and practice life and relationship skills.  She encourages empowerment and acting with a personal sense of values and meaning.  Vickie believes the counselor and the client are a team.

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Vickie’s areas of specialty include:

  • Individual, Family, and Couple/Marital Therapy
  • Adults, Adolescents, and Children
  • Depression/Mood Disorders and Anxiety
  • Trauma, including Sexual and Physical Abuse/Assault, and Domestic Violence
  • Emotional/Verbal Abuse
  • Co-Occurring Disorders/Dual Diagnosis
  • Relationships, Communication, and Parenting
  • Play Therapy
  • Shame, Family of Origin Work, and Codependency
  • Anger
  • Grief and Loss
  • Mindfulness and Wellness
  • Workplace Issues and Career Counseling
  • Gay/Lesbian Issues

Education & Professional Activities

Vickie received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Mary Washington and an M.S. from North Dakota State University with emphasis in community counseling and family therapy.  Vickie is a member of the American Counseling Association, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.

Contact Information

Vickie can be reached at 651-379-5157 x 972.

Vickie is a provider for: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Plus, BHP, HealthPartners, HealthPartners PMAP, Cigna, Medicaid, PreferredOne, Medica PMAP, UBH/UBC/Medica, and UCare.  Please inquire at 651-379-5157, option 1, if you don’t see an insurance plan listed for this provider.  

Read Vickie's October article: Have I been Affected by Domestic Violence?