Services Provided at BTS of MN:
Specialized Training and Experience
Areas of Clinical Interest
Dr. Mickelson is a post-doctoral psychology fellow who received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. While in graduate school, Dr. Mickelson focused on the child and adolescent track, seeking courses and training experiences with children and adolescents.
Dr. Mickelson’s training experiences included psychological assessments and therapy with children and adolescents with developmental delays, individual and family therapy in a child community mental health center, and group and individual therapy with children who have been exposed to trauma.
Dr. Mickelson has also received specialized training in providing dyadic therapy to young children and their caretakers who have experiences disruptions in their relationship or traumatic experiences. She uses a variety of evidence-based strategies while working with children and families, including play therapy and cognitive-behavioral approaches.
Dr. Mickelson believes that parents are an integral part of the therapeutic process when working with children, along with other services providers, such as schools.