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Elena Shaffer


Elena is a compassionate, humorous and enthusiastic therapist with a master’s degree in counseling psychology, licensed in Minnesota as a professional clinical counselor. Her therapeutic approach addresses the mind, body, and spirit in order to find lasting change and healing. Elena is client centered, radically non-judgmental, authentic, and honest. She believes in meeting each individual where they are and joining together on a path to growth. Elena is trained in and influenced by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy which focuses on the link between our bodies and our psychological well being.

Elena values the opportunity to connect with clients of all backgrounds, and is especially eager to work with clients who are willing to examine their thoughts, feelings, and actions. Elena specializes in Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Domestic Violence but is passionate about helping all clients who wish to strengthen their communication skills while building healthy relationships within their personal lives.

Clients can expect Elena to be a devoted partner in their path to self improvement and an excellent resource for learning how to improve awareness and resilience. If you are looking for a therapist who fervently enjoys helping people build a loving relationship with themselves and others, consider working with Elena. She focuses on helping others to face their fears, overcome perfectionism, and celebrate every step of their journey. She understands and respects the courage it takes to engage in therapy and would consider it a privilege to learn your story and partner with you on your personal journey.

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