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Mindy Carlson, LCSW

Specializing In:

Anxiety, Women's Issues, Family Conflict

INsurances Accepted:

BCBS, UHC, Aetna, Cigna, Oxford, Oscar, Self-pay

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Mindy Carlson
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

about

Mindy Carlson

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Hi there, I’m Mindy! I suppose you’re here to learn a bit about me? Well, one question I get asked a lot is how and why I chose this career. In a nutshell, I always knew I wanted to be a therapist but I took a few detours on my path here. Yes, I am also a person that had to take the long way to get to my dream of supporting people on their journey!

On the bright side, this path has given me experiences, challenges, and relationships that I would not exchange for anything in the world, as these are the things that help make me a down-to-earth, spirited yet authentic clinician. I am truly honored to have a career that I am so passionate about.

As you may have read, I love pairing the science of therapy with the art of conversation. I utilize and pull from several treatment models and focus on finding tools for YOU. Let’s see if we are a good fit to bring to life the solutions and outcomes you came here to find.

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