Child Counseling & Family Therapists

Clinical resources are an invaluable asset to professionals caring for children with mental health challenges.

Therapy Techniques Developed at Washburn Center

The Developmental Repair Model by Dr. Anne Gearity, developed in Washburn Center’s Day Treatment program, explores an intensive treatment model for working with young children who have experienced complex trauma and also have aggressive, disruptive symptoms.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

The Spanish Clinical Language and Resource Guide has been created to enhance public access to information about mental health services and other human service resources available to Spanish-speaking residents of Hennepin County and the Twin Cities metro area. This guide was developed by Washburn Center’s Spanish-speaking Provider Group in collaboration with the Hennepin County Spanish-speaking Provider Consortium.

Stanton Adams Diversity Institute –  Stanton Adams aims to bring quality cultural competency programming to local communities to meet the needs of changing demographics.

Minnesota Department of Human Services – Positive outcomes for children are more likely when the social services are tailored to the unique needs of diverse communities.

National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University – The Center promotes health and mental health equity.

Other Mental Health Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health – MACMH is a statewide education and advocacy organization recognized as a resource for children’s mental health.

Zero to Three – Zero to Three’s mission is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers.

American Psychological Association – The APA is a professional organization representing psychology in the United States.

National Runaway Switchboard – The National Runaway Switchboard helps keep runaway and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.


National Child Traumatic Stress Network – The NCTSN offers evidence-based interventions, trauma-informed services and public and professional education.

Child Trauma Institute – The institute provides training, consultation, information, and resources for those who work with trauma-exposed children, adolescents, and adults.

Child Trauma Academy –This site provides free online courses that offer creative and practical approaches to understanding and working with maltreated children.