Heidi V. Carlson

M.S., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Carlson earned her doctoral degree in counseling psychology in 2007 from University of St. Thomas. She earned her master's degree in community counseling with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy in 1999. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health System in Brainerd, Minnesota in consortium with the APA- accredited internship at University of Minnesota- Pediatrics Psychology Internship where she completed psychological, cognitive, neuropsychological, assessments for children and adolescents.

She has also been intensively trained in individual, marital/couples, family and group psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, and children. She has worked in multiple settings, including residential, day-treatment, in-home, outpatient clinics, hospitals, and schools where she has provided a number of assessment and treatment services, including developing and implementing programming for adolescents and young adults. Areas of expertise include trauma, brain development, attachment, adoption, developmental issues, treatment program development, mood disorders, and relationship issues. She provides consultation and training to schools, hospital and organizations on multiple topics.