Kristin grew up near Willmar, and is thrilled to be opening an office in the area.
She earned her Bachelor’s of science degree in social work from Mankato State University in 1995, and worked in many settings and locations to include working with military service members in a Red Cross office in Korea, and working with children and families in Community Mental Health Services in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Kristin went back to graduate school and earned her Master’s in Clinical Social work from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul in 2009.
She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who has recently completed her Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies through the Trauma Center at JRI in Boston MA.
The past four years she has worked for the Swift County Benson Hospital Counseling Associates department doing in home family counseling, counseling within the school setting, and individual therapy with children, adults and families.
Her special areas of interest include working with children with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and other developmental issues.
She has a special area of interest providing trauma informed therapy in an effort to best meet the needs of clients who have experienced different levels of psychological and developmental trauma.