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Isabel Shafer

Outpatient Mental Health Professional




Year Joined: 2022
Years of Experience: 6

Hamline University - BA in Psychology

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota - MA in Marriage and Family Therapy


Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD

Areas of Experience
  • Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Therapy
  • Guilt & Shame
  • LGBTQIA+ Affirming
  • Life Transitions
  • OCD
  • Parenting
  • PTSD & Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Identity
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Work Issues

More About Isabel Shafer

Clinical Interests:

I am interested in working with adults and couples to help grow, learn, and live happy lives. I have previously worked with children and families who have faced trauma, anxiety, depression, and many other mental health struggles. I helped children and families process and accept their concerns and how they have been impacted. In my therapeutic work, I have a great deal of experience with helping children understand emotions and how to cope with them.

Clinical Approach:

With a systemic perspective on my therapeutic work, I emphasize the importance of relationships, community, society, and everything in between. I tailor my approach to each individual and family system, but I am drawn to Emotionally Focused Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy. Also, I can incorporate mindfulness and meditation into my therapeutic work.


I enjoy photography, taking my dog to the dog park, and playing volleyball.

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Clinic Contact Info

Apple Valley Clinic

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

(952) 997-3020