Amanda Vaske, MA, LMFT, PMH-C, CCTP-II, DBT-C

Embark on Your Journey to Healing with Amanda


I'm Amanda, not just your average therapist, but your compassionate ally in navigating life's challenges with empathy and understanding. With over 20 years of experience, I specialize in providing personalized assessment and counseling services, focusing on individuals, families, and groups.

As a woman deeply committed to the well-being of others, I've dedicated years to various mental health settings, gaining insights from clinics, hospitals, emergency rooms, and schools. I understand the unique struggles that women often face, particularly in dealing with trauma, identity issues, and the transformative journey through pregnancy and postpartum experiences.

Here's what makes me uniquely qualified to guide you:

Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider: I believe in a holistic approach to healing, addressing not just the mind but the whole person.

National Certifications in Trauma-Informed Therapies:

  • DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy): Let's navigate through those intense emotions together.
  • TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy): I'm here to help you overcome and heal from traumatic experiences.
  • ART Therapy (Accelerated Resolution Therapy): An innovative approach for efficient resolution.
  • CCTP-II (Clinical Trauma Professional Level 2): I'm here to guide you through your trauma with evidence-based techniques and neuroscience-based treatment interventions for Complex Trauma.

Specialized Focus on Perinatal Mental Health: Pregnancy, postpartum struggles, reproductive challenges—I'm here to support you through every step.

Advanced Training in Family Mediation/Conflict Resolution: Navigating life's conflicts can be challenging; I'm here to help you find resolution.

My passion lies in providing a safe space for women dealing with anxiety, depression, mood issues, identity concerns, and the myriad challenges that come with life transitions, loss, and trauma.

Areas of Special Interest:

  • Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health
  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Mental Health, Pregnancy Loss, Reproductive Issues and Transition into Parenthood
  • Self-Injurious and Self-Destructive Behaviors
  • Self-Esteem, Self-Confidence and Body Image Issues


  • Post Masters Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy: Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology: Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of St. Thomas
  • Undergraduate degree in Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology: University of St. Thomas

Credentials and Certifications:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist: Minnesota & Wisconsin
  • Approved Supervisor: Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Approved Supervisor: Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (LPC and LPCC)
  • Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114: Minnesota Judicial Branch A.D.R.

Certifications/Specialized Training:

  • Family Mediation Certificate: Mediation Center/Hamline University School of Law
  • National DBT Certification: DBTNCAA
  • National TF-CBT Certification: Allegheny Health Network and the Rowan University CARES Institute
  • National Certification in Perinatal Mental Health: Postpartum Support International
  • Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider: Mental Health Integrative Medicine Institute
  • Certified ART Therapist: International Society of Accelerated Resolution Therapy
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level 2

When you're ready to take the first step towards healing, I'm here for you. Let's embark on this journey together—one that's uniquely tailored to your needs and focused on your well-being. Reach out, and let's start this empowering conversation.

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