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Melanie Carlson-Kappes

Outpatient & DBT Mental Health Professional

LMFT

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Location:

Year Joined: 2021
Years of Experience: 5
Education:

University of Minnesota - BA

Adler Graduate School - MA

Areas of Experience
  • Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Childhood Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • College-Aged and Student Issues
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief & Loss
  • Guilt & Shame
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Life Transitions
  • OCD
  • Oppositional Defiance Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Play Therapy
  • Postpartum
  • PTSD & Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Identity
  • Serious & Persistent Mental Illness
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Work Issues

More About Melanie Carlson-Kappes

Clinical Interests:

I enjoy providing individual, family, and couples therapy for ages 5 and up for a variety of clients and mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, life transitions, and LGBTQ+ clients.

Clinical Approach:

I draw on the following theoretical models: Adlerian therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Play and Art Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Experiential Therapy, and Existential Therapy.

Hobbies:

I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, playing video games and board games, listening to music, enjoying movies and shows, and trying new foods.

Clinic Contact Info

Coon Rapids Clinic

11660 Round Lake Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

(763) 767-3350