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Dr. Shelley Leutschaft
Ph.D, L.P.

Licensed Psychologist

LOVEstrong Integrative Services, LLC


Bio

    Dr. Shelley holds a PhD, in clinical psychology and has been licensed in the State of Minnesota for twenty years. She has over twenty-eight years of experience providing services to individuals with mental health and dual diagnosis concerns, to include differently abled persons and those experiencing life challenges secondary to substance use. She has over fifteen years of experience providing individual and group services to incarcerated and/or civilly committed persons and she is well-versed in state and federal systems related to the assessment and provision of services for individuals impacted by the legal system, Dr. Shelley currently provides individual therapy for individuals age 18+, addressing a broad range of mental health, personality-related, life transition, relationship, and self-related concerns, as detailed below.

  • Severe and Persistent Mental Illness 

  • Dual Diagnosis/ Co-Occurring Disorders 

  • Anxiety Disorders 

  • Depressive Disorders / Bipolar Disorders 

  • Personality related Disorders 

  • Complicated Grief/Loss and Trauma 

  • Life Transitions 

  • Affect Regulation Concerns (Anger Management) 

  • Self-Harm Behavior 

  • Self-Esteem and Self-Image Concerns 

  • Family and Relationship Issues 

  • Interpersonal Relationship and Couples  

 

    Dr. Shelley Believes in a holistic, collaborative, and person-centered relationship with each client to address mental health and life-related circumstances. Using varied modalities, she incorporates best practices to fit individual need. Specifically utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (MBCT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, Positive Psychology, Gottman Method (for couples), and brief and solution focused therapies to address identified areas of individual need.

"Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind be led by the dreams in your heart."
~Roy T. Bennett~

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