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Thank you for visiting us. We hope you find this space filled with hopeful, healing resources and information to help you with kids in your life.

It’s ok to reach out for help.

We’re living in a constant state of maybe. We often don’t know what might come at us next.  Our community is reeling from anxiety and trauma. COVID-19 has shifted our sense of time, place and knowing.  

Help is here with the Washburn Center for Children team. Let’s talk about how we can support you and the kids you care about.

Reach our team at (612) 871-1454.

Have a specific topic in mind?

Explore articles specific to your child's mental health and counseling needs from our licensed therapists who work with children from birth to 18.

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Call us at (612) 871-1454 to quickly connect with counseling and therapy services. Many of our mental health services have immediate availability to help your family now.

Recognizing need and what you can do to help

Let’s Talk about Kids and Tech

Dr. David and Erin Walsh from the The Spark and Stitch Institute have partnered with Washburn Center for Children to help parents gain a better understanding about how their kids and teens interact with technology.

It’s easy to worry about overuse — particularly in the midst of a pandemic that has kids at home full-time — but technology is a powerful tool that is not going anywhere, and there are great ways to encourage use that is productive, social and healthy.

Check out these answers to some common questions and concerns:

Let’s Read!

Let’s Read is a great way to start those tougher conversations with your kid around communication, relationships and more.

Click here to join Washburn Center’s therapists as they read their favorite books.


Have something you’d like us to write about in Let’s Talk?

We’d love to hear your ideas for topics and articles. Reach out to Julie Carver or Jack Sullivan and we’ll work with Washburn Center’s team of experts to add resources, videos to build out more support for you.

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