Christina Mense 

Outpatient Therapist

Apple Valley

Licensed Graduate Social Worker

University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University
Master’s of Clinical Social Work

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Christina’s areas of interest include:

·         Depression

·         Anxiety

·         Mood disorders

·         Psychotic disorders

·         Suicidal ideation

·         Self-injurious behaviors

·         Transition of life issues

·         Occupational distress

·         Interpersonal difficulties (including couples therapy)

·         Anger Management

·         Substance abuse

·         Crisis intervention



Christina has experience providing therapeutic services in diverse mental health fields. Christina’s approach to therapy is collaborative and strengths-based. Her work is informed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), solution focused and skills-based approaches. Christina believes in mind-body awareness and promotes general wellness. She strives to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment to help each individual work towards change, growth and understanding of themselves so they may live a healthy and fulfilling life.