Mandy Schloesser, MA

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Mandy Schloesser is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.  Mandy received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling and Psychological Services from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Tennessee Technological University. 

Mandy has over seven years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families across a variety of settings including psychiatric residential, day treatment, crisis respite and client homes. Mandy incorporates a person centered approach and evidence-based interventions with those who may be experiencing social, emotional or behavioral difficulties.  Mandy strives to empower the individual while helping to optimize family functioning, build resilience and restore hope. Mandy approaches therapy with compassion and empathy, creating a space in which everyone can feel heard. She incorporates play therapy when appropriate as well as evidence-based practices such as: 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 
  • Mindfulness 
  • Applied Behavioral Therapy
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Comprehensive Behavioral Therapy for Tics (CBIT)
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

She specializes in treating the following:

  • Autism
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities 
  • Behavioral difficulties 
  • Childhood trauma 
  • Adjustment difficulties 
  • Academic concerns 
  • Anxiety 
  • OCD
  • Depression
  • Tics

 Mandy has experience working with: 

  • Preschool age children (2-5 years old)
  • School age children (6-10 years old)
  • Preteens (11-12 years old)
  • Teenagers (13 -17 years old)
  • Young adults (18 – 25 years old)
  • Adults (25 – 64 years old)