Lena Ruchko

Employment Information:

Job Title: Outpatient Mental Health Professional

Credentials: LMFT


Joined: 2009
Years of Experience: 2008
Services: Outpatient Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Locations: Otsego Clinic


Educational Information:

Undergraduate College/University: University of Minnesota
Undergraduate Degree: BS


Graduate College/University: St Cloud State University
Graduate Degree: MS



Personal Information:

Clinical Approach:
My clinical approach includes Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).


Clinical Interests:
I provide mental health therapy for ages 18 and up, individuals, couples and groups. My clinical interests include depression, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), adjustment difficulties, self-esteem issues, marital issues, trauma, abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PDSD), and borderline personality disorder (BPD). I am EMDRIA Certified therapist in EMDR and DBT Trained Clinician.


Personal Interests:
My hobbies and personal interests include music, reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.


Behavioral Health Certifications:
EMDRIA Certified Therapist in EMDR


Trained in DBT