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Therapy Services

You don’t need to be an expert. Our team helps assess and create a tailored healing plan for kids of all ages.

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From infants through teen years, our therapists meet your child and your family where you need it.

  • Day Treatment classrooms 1/2 day therapy and classroom at Washburn Center and 1/2 day in their primary school or preschool
  • Family Focused therapy early childhood (birth to 6 years old) mental health services provided in the home between child and caregiver 
  • Outreach a consultative model for daycares, families and day care providers/staff in Hennepin County

Day Treatment classrooms provide early intervention and helps children in pre-school through second grade in the Minneapolis school district.

  • Dialectical behavior therapy (Please call 612-871-1454 or talk with your Washburn Center therapist for availability of DBT groups)
Services by Program

When it comes to therapy work with children, we understand that however it’s delivered it’s best when done together when our staff partner with caregivers and understand the whole family system. Here’s an overview of our primary programs:

Making mental health support less complicated

  • Our case managers specialize in getting families connected with the right resources for a child’s mental health, meeting you and your child where you are on life’s path.
  • Case Management is available to Hennepin County residents. All major commercial health insurance plans and Medical Assistance are accepted. Services are also available for uninsured Hennepin County residents.
  • Visit our program page or hear directly from our team

Washburn Center helps families access supportive services for at-risk kids, ages five through 17, with a goal of staying in the home and avoiding psychiatric hospitalization or out-of-home placements.

  • Families interested in Washburn Center’s Crisis Stabilization program must commit to 2-3 family sessions per week.
  • Washburn Center for Children’s Crisis Stabilization program provides services in Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Washington and Wright counties.
  • Crisis Stabilization services are available for individuals with Minnesota Medica (Commercial), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota (PMAP/Commercial), UCare (PMAP/Commercial), Health Partners (PMAP/Commercial) or Preferred One/Aetna insurance. Clients may have financial responsibility for co-pays or deductibles.
  • Visit our program page or hear more from our team
  • Washburn Center’s early intervention day treatment program makes a world of difference for our community’s children in pre-school through second grade.
  • This intensive program provides early intervention and helps children in pre-school through second grade in the Minneapolis school district.
  • Visit our program page or hear more from our team.

This early childhood mental health program serves families with children from birth to kindergarten in Hennepin and Ramsey County. Family Focused has clinicians who provide therapy in English and Spanish. Interpreters are offered for other languages and communication needs. Visit the program page for info, or hear more from our team.

  • Washburn Center offers Intensive In-home therapy for families whose kids, ages six to 17, need intensive support to help increase stability and promote a successful home environment.
  • Active caregiver participation in treatment is required.
  • Washburn Center’s Intensive In-home therapy services are offered in all of Hennepin and Ramsey Counties, as well as parts of Anoka and Dakota Counties.
  • Intensive in-home service are available for individuals with UBH/Medica of Minnesota, UCare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Health Partners or Preferred One/Aetna insurance. Clients may have financial responsibility for co-pays or deductibles.
  • Visit our program page or hear more from our team

The program starts with assessment, which ensures that the treatment plan is customized to each child’s needs.

  • Our outpatient team meets kids and families in three locations – Minneapolis, Edina and Brooklyn Park– supporting them through challenging times and helping find paths forward in individual and family therapy.
  • Virtual telehealth treatment is also available.
  • All major commercial health insurance plans, Medical Assistance and private pay are accepted for Outpatient Therapy. We are also able to provide services for uninsured Hennepin County residents. Clients may have financial responsibility for co-pays or deductibles.
  • Visit the program page for more, or hear directly from our team.

Washburn Center for Children’s Outreach Program partners with parents and childcare providers to assess and manage behavioral or developmental needs for children from birth to Kindergarten-entry

This service is free to families and centers/preschools (from the smallest to the largest ) anywhere in Hennepin County.

If your child or one you serve is struggling: call 612-872-3346.

Visit our program page for more information or hear directly from our team.

This unique model, pioneered by Washburn Center and Allina, pairs a family with a therapist who specializes in transitional support to families following doctor or hospital assessment for a child’s or teen’s mental health crisis.

  • WARM services require a referral from a partner hospital or clinic (Allina, Children’s Minnesota and Fairview/U of Minnesota).
  • WARM services are available to children and their families who live within 35 miles of Washburn Center (1100 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, MN).
  • WARM services are available to all children regardless of insurance coverage.
  • Visit our program page or hear more from our team
Services by Location

In-home, in-school, and in-clinic, our therapists meet your family where you need it.

7100 Northland Circle N, Suite 118
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

5050 Lincoln Drive
Suite 350
Edina, MN 55436

1100 Glenwood Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55405

School partners in Bloomington, Minneapolis, Eden Prairie and Burnsville-Savage-Eagan districts as well as several specialized settings. See the full list here.

A WARM-contracted hospital system referral is required to be connected with this innovative program.

  • Allina Hospitals and Clinics
    • Abbott NW
    • Bandana Square Clinic
    • Bloomington Clinic
    • Buffalo
    • Cambridge ED
    • Coon Rapids Clinic
    • Cottage Grove Clinic
    • Dean Lakes
    • District One
    • East Lake Street
    • Faribault
    • Forest Lake
    • Greenway
    • Hastings
    • Maplewood
    • Mercy / Unity
    • New Ulm
    • Nicollet Mall
    • Northfield
    • Owatonna
    • St. Francis
    • Ramsey Clinic
    • United
    • West Health
    • West St Paul
    • Woodbury
  • Children’s Minnesota
    • Lakeville
    • Minneapolis
    • Roseville
    • St. Paul
  • M Health Fairview
    • UMMC Masonic Hospital
    • UMMC West Bank (Riverside)

Partnerships are formed when community need is identified. These organizations have partnered with Washburn so that innovation takes hold to help give children and families access to critical, quality mental health care.

  • Interfaith Outreach Community Program
  • Northside Achievement Zone

“I feel like all the providers we have worked with at Washburn have been like extra parents. Loved my kid and our family through difficult times. Have always been supportive and helpful, giving us other ideas of what we can do to improve things. I have worked with Washburn for 4 years now and have always had very positive experiences.”