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Francois Vang

Systemic Family Therapy Coordinator, Outpatient Mental Health Professional
MSW, LICSW
Year Joined: 2017
Years of Experience: 8

Education

Minnesota State University - BS in Psychology/Minor in Sociology
St. Thomas University & St. Catherine University - Master of Clinical Social Work
Areas of Experience
  • Abuse (Sexual, Physical, Verbal)
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

More About Francois Vang

Clinical Interests:

My clinical interests center around the understanding of trauma, depression and anxiety, intimate partner relationship, child welfare, multi-generational conflicts, immigrants/refugees, cultural identify and racial disparities especially within the Hmong community and BIPOC communities. I see myself as the bridge between communities/families/individuals and the system we live in.

Clinical Approach:

I have expertise in Systemic Family Therapy/Collaborative Intensive Bridging Services, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy/ strength based approach, reality therapy, psycho-education, social justice/advocacy/systemic 360 degree view, narrative/exposure therapy, guided imagery/grounded technique, Focus In Therapy (FIT), Sequencing, role play, music/art and play therapy.

Hobbies:

I speak Hmong, French and English. My hobbies include traveling, physical fitness and cooking. I also enjoy arts: drawing and painting. I love to play the piano and guitar. I like to sing and dance during my free time. And most importantly I love to spend spend time with my friends and family.

Clinic Contact Info

Apple Valley Clinic

7300 West 147th Street, Suite 600
Apple Valley, MN 55124

(952) 997-3020

Roseville Clinic

2680 N Snelling Ave, Suite 200
Roseville, MN 55113

(651) 364-9381