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Natasha Valnes-Jorgenson

Licensed Addiction Counselor

Title: Licensed Addictions Therapist 

Credentials: M.S.Ed, LAC

Sometimes clients feel overwhelmed and anxious about upcoming court proceedings and legal rights, responsibilities and expectation when navigating through substance related charges on top of learning how to cope with these stressors in a new way. Even first time offenses can induce stress to navigate through the legal system. On top of that they are needing to learn to identify high risk situations, thoughts, feelings and grow in awareness of triggers and potential trauma. We work together to navigate through this process and maintain sobriety through recovery services and support.

I utilize a holistic and individualistic approach throughout the therapeutic process to accommodate each client’s unique experience, needs, and goals for therapy. 

I strive to create a safe, welcoming, and comfortable environment and value the importance of the therapeutic relationship so they can move forward with ease. Vulnerability when working through addiction can be overwhelming especially since the legal system is often involved. It is important to feel safe and comfortable when working through this challenging  time. 

Natasha is a Licensed Addictions Therapist and a Northern State University graduate with a Master’s degree in Mental Health and School Counseling. Over the past eight , she has worked at Lutheran Social Services working with and assessing clients with a variety of addiction concerns. From the evaluation and assessment process to individualized services leading into continued recovery services and support.

Client Focus:

Individuals working through addiction and recovery as well as family and friends looking for support. 

Types of Therapy:

CBT and Motivational Interviewing. 

(Specialties) Addiction 

I also own my own holistic services business in which I do Reiki, Vedic Thai Bodywork, Sound Therapy using Himalayan Singing Bowls, Ionic Cell cleanses and Polychromatic Light Therapy. I am also trained in PTSD Trauma Yoga and enjoy learning a variety of holistic modalities. 

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