Caressa Rodé - LynLake Centers for WellBeing

Professional Counseling Intern

Caressa Rodé

Locations: The Lakeside Center, Telehealth

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Caressa Rodé



Caressa is a professional counseling intern who believes in the power of human connection and the ability to grow and learn at any stage in life. She offers individual therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults with a special interest in identity exploration, self-injurious behaviors, and depression. Caressa works from a psychodynamic lens in which she aims to help clients understand their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a way that makes sense to them. She utilizes authenticity and humor in the counseling relationship, providing a safe space for unconstricted self-expression. Caressa believes in the capability of the human mind and that all individuals, with support, possess the potential to create a life worth living.

Caressa is passionate about working with individuals to explore their sense of self and their relationship with various parts of their world. She takes a non-judgemental, trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and LGBTQIA+-affirming approach to therapy. Caressa values the comfort and safety of her clients and employs a standard of meeting her clients where they are currently at. She feels that an individual's feelings and experiences are valid and that all individuals deserve to be heard.

Caressa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Public Health and is currently practicing under the licensed supervision of Kera Adeola, MA, LPCC, LADC. She is obtaining a master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota as a step towards gaining licensure as a professional counselor.

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