Amani Yassin, MA, LPCC


Amani Yassin is a licensed professional clinical counselor who has been working in mental health for the past ten years. She earned her master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Minnesota and an undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College. Amani provides individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, teens, and their families. Her experience specializing in day treatment settings for children severely impacted by trauma, attachment-related disorders, mood disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorder supports her emphasis on the importance of family systems and strong therapeutic alliances to promote change.

Amani understands that each client is an individual with specific needs, and she therefore maintains that treatment should be individualized and unique. She empowers her clients to identify goals and make effective changes in order to feel their best.

Amani incorporates the following evidence-based modalities:

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Developmental Repair Model
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)

Amani specializes in treating the following:

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Hyperactivity & Inattention
  • Attachment-related disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Identity Issues
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Academic Concerns
  • Peer Difficulties
  • Behavior difficulties
  • School Refusal

Ages Amani treats:

  • Preschool age children (2-5 years old)
  • School age children (6-10 years old)
  • Preteens (11-12 years old)
  • Teenagers (13-17 years old)