Carolyn Sanchez Hulstrand, MSW, LGSW

Carolyn Sanchez Hulstrand, MSW, LGSW

Carolyn Sanchez Hulstrand is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker currently working under the clinical supervision of Jennifer Joseph, PsyD, LP. Carolyn receives additional supervision from Hans Erickson MSEd, LPCC, for her work with clients in the 18+ DBT program. Carolyn identifies as biracial and bilingual, with roots in Mexico and the United States; she speaks Spanish and English fluently. Carolyn’s interest in mental health developed during her experience in schools working as a special education paraprofessional.

Carolyn received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamline University and completed her Master of Social Work degree in 2020 through the University of Minnesota. She joined the Natalis team in 2021; she provides individual therapy for clients from childhood to young adulthood. Carolyn aids clients with academic, social, and emotional challenges amidst fluctuating developmental stages. She works with individuals with trauma histories, those experiencing anxiety and depression, as well as diagnoses such as ADHD, OCD, ASD, and BPD. Carolyn takes a person-centered and skills-based approach to treatment. Carolyn draws from evidence-based interventions, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT). In her work with families, Carolyn draws from the Circle of Security parenting program and the Collaborative Problem Solving treatment model by Dr. Ross Greene.

Carolyn sees clients at the Natalis University location and via telehealth.