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Therapist

Allan Braaten, LPC

Undergraduate Education:

United States Military Academy in West Point, NY and obtained his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Graduate Education:

Master of Arts in Counseling and Applied Behavioral Analysis from Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Professional Licenses:

LPC 496 WY, LICSW 226 MN

Clinical Training/Certifications:

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, EMDR, Theraplay, EAGALA, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, ARC model for treatment of childhood trauma, Complex/Developmental Trauma – Bessel van der Kolk

Counseling Services:

EMDR,  Trauma Therapy, Theraplay, Individual and Family Treatment

About Allan:

Allan Braaten is a long-time psychotherapist who has practiced in diverse settings since the mid-1970s. He specializes in child, adolescent, and family therapies but his main areas of interest are in attachment disorders and trauma therapy that transfers readily to adults.

Mr. Braaten obtained his bachelor of science degree in education from the University of North Dakota and his master of arts in counseling and applied behavioral analysis from Ohio State University in a specialized program involving special education, counseling, and therapeutic recreation designed to work with children and adolescents in therapeutic placements.

He is trained in several special areas of practice including dyadic developmental psychotherapy (DDP), theraplay, EAGALA equine therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, EMDR and apply behavioral analysis. He has presented workshops and seminars on working with children who have trauma and attachment problems and is regarded as being an expert in these areas.

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