Roberta provides individual therapy for adults as well as individual and group DBT therapy. She is the Clinical Supervisor for Natalis' ARMHS program and is a MBBHT board certified clinical supervisor.  Roberta believes that everyone– including you - has the capacity to live a fulfilling life. You may struggle because you have endured difficult life events.  You may have lost confidence in strengths and abilities.  You may dislike yourself.  Or, your behaviors may not be in alignment with your values.  There are many things that can make life seem unbearable.

Sorenson Roberta

Roberta will offer support and encouragement and help you gain a more positive perspective on your life. In her work with clients, she has successfully helped people overcome obstacles and reengage in constructive activities such as returning to school, becoming employed, repairing or improving interpersonal relationships, reducing or stopping addictive behaviors, developing self-love, and overcoming isolation.

Roberta's approach to therapy is strength-based. She believes that you already have within you what you need to feel content. She teaches mindfulness, interpersonal skills, emotion regulation skills, and self-compassion while adapting her approach to meet your particular needs. She has a wide range of life experiences which she believes help her to better understand others. She enjoys cooking, making art, gardening, and exploring hiking trails throughout the Twin Cities.

 

Roberta's Areas of Interest Include: 

  • Codependency

  • Personality disorders

  • Anger

  • Abandonment issues

  • Self-esteem and self-worth issues

  • Shame

  • Parenting, including single parenting

  • Addictions

  • Weight/Eating issues

  • Grief, loss, and transition

  • Aging

  • Depression and anxiety

 

Educational Background and Professional Activities

Roberta graduated with distinction from Capella University with a MS in Mental Health Counseling in 2014. She has completed certification programs for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, hypnosis, and Mindfulness-Based Stress ReductionRoberta is a member of the American Counseling Association.

Contact Information

Roberta can be reached by calling the Natalis office at 651-379-5157.  She is a provider for: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Plus, HealthPartners, HealthPartners PMAP, Cigna, Medicaid, Medica PMAP, Preferred One, 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.