Kristin  Almquist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota

Kristin Almquist, LICSW

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Experienced clinical social worker who works with children, adolescents, families, and adults from a client centered approach.

Kristin Almquist has over 13 years of experience as a Clinical Social Worker with a strong focus on Collaborative Problem-Solving and personalized client care. Kristin specializes in working with children who have experienced Anxiety, Depression, Trauma (Compound and Complex), Post-Traumatic Stress, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, separation and divorce issues, behavioral dysregulation, attentional and impulsivity issues, sensory problems, and disruptions in attachment. She has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child-centered Directive and Non-directive Play Therapies, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family therapy and Parent and Child Group therapies.

Concurrently, she provides developmental education for parents and caregivers and teaches them coping and parenting strategies as needed to fit their child’s and family’s needs. Kristin includes families and caregivers as part of her therapeutic approach because she believes that healing and true positive connections between children and their parents/caregivers helps build healthier relationships which makes children happier, more optimistic, and more intrinsically motivated to heal and make lasting change.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Depression
  • Developmental & Intellectual Disorders
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Gambling
  • Gaming
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Hoarding
  • Internet/Social Media Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity & Weight Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Violence
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy & Sandtray
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • American Indian Or Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Autism
  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Health At Every Size (HAES)
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Lgbtqia+
  • People With Disabilities
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors

Fees & Insurance

Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Health Partners
Out Of Network
Preferred One
Self-Pay Only
South Country Health Alliance

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
University of MN