Life and Light Counseling


Here are some links to community organizations and agencies that you may find helpful. From time to time i may work with these and other organizations to provide better care for you.

African American Family Services: To help African American individual, family, and community reach a greater state of well-being through the delivery of community-based, culturally specific chemical health, mental health, and family preservation services.

Center for Grief Loss and Transition: Grief therapy for individuals and families.

Center for Victims of Torture

CLUES- Communidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio : Mental health services designed to serve the Latino community in a bilingual and bicultural manner.

Community-University Health Care Center : Adult and child and adolescent mental health services are available in English, Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese. Other languages available upon request.

Crisis Connection: Crisis Connection is a nonprofit agency that provides 24-hour suicide or crisis counseling by telephone. Phone: 612-379-6363.

District 202 (LGBT): Social, cultural and educational opportunities by and for GLBT youth and their allied friends 21 and under.

Face to Face : Assists clients who are between the ages of 11 and 23. Therapists assist clients with issues including: depression; gay/lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender issues; suicidal thinking and other self-destructive behaviors; sexual exploitation; incest; violent behaviors; family conflicts and divorce; peer relationships and trauma recovery.

Hamm Clinic: Offers a full spectrum of outpatient mental health services in English and Spanish.

Hazelden: Offers a comprehensive approach to addiction that addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care for youth and adults, research, higher learning, public education and advocacy, and publishing.

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH): Provides support and advocacy for parents of children with mental health issues.

Park Nicollet Melrose Institute: Providing comprehensive psychological, nutritional, and medical care for individuals with eating disorders.

Tubman: Provides immediate safe haven and protection for women and children in crisis with a total of 128 beds at three emergency shelters and 11 transitional housing units. In addition, a full range of support services are offered to all members of the family – men, women, and children – in Hennepin, Washington, and suburban Ramsey counties. (Help Line: 612-825-0000)

United Way 2-1-1 Hotline: This free, confidential hotline is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Trained specialists can connect you to services related to mental health counseling, housing, legal aid, transportation, health care, financial services and more. 651-291-0211 (800-543-7709)

Veterans Resource Center

Washburn Center for Children :Assessment, treatment, consultation and prevention services for children and their families.

Wilder Foundation: Southeast Asian Services: SEA provides a variety of mental health treatment and support services for Hmong, Cambodian and Vietnamese adults, youth and families. The program has received national recognition for the way it combines western mental health practices with the traditional healing methods of the Southeastern Asian cultures it serves.

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