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Gabriel Shapiro

Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor


Year Joined: 2022
Years of Experience: 5


University of Minnesota - BA, BIS
Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies - MA

More About Gabriel Shapiro

Clinical Interests:

My clinical interests include Logotherapy, Twelve Step Facilitation, Existential Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, DBT, and CBT. I am also interested in how people in recovery are represented in popular media, and how addiction could be conceived of as a condition of over-control.

Clinical Approach:

I use various clinical approaches depending on the client's needs. I tend to approach issues using a combination of Logotherapy, CBT, ACT, and Motivational Interviewing until I have a better sense of what each client's specific needs are, and then tailor an approach to those specific needs.


I enjoy playing the guitar, reading, and watching movies. Prior to entering the counseling profession, I was a graduate student in the University of Minnesota's Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature (CSCL), and the topics on which I was focused (Film Theory, South Asian history and politics, and Hindi/Urdu cinema) on during those years of study still interest me.

Clinic Contact Info

Coon Rapids Clinic

11660 Round Lake Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

(763) 767-3350