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Tonya Scherping

MA, LMFT
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Tonya received her Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of St. Mary’s and her Marriage and Family Therapy Certification from St. Thomas University. She has been licensed through the state of Minnesota as a Marriage and Family Therapist since 2011. She is an Approved Supervisor with The Board of Behavioral Health and The Board of Marriage and Family Therapy. She is trained in providing EMDR – a treatment approach in the healing of trauma. She has experience in working with individuals and couples that are affected by a variety of mental and chemical health concerns. In relationships, she works on enhancing communication, creating mutual respect, trust, listening, and validation. She utilizes a family systems, collaborative, and strengths based model. She believes in building a positive therapeutic relationship and enhancing resiliency and inner strength to cope with life’s struggles.

 

SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST:

  • Abuse
  • Addiction: CD/Drug Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Couples Therapy: Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Chronic Health Issues/Disease
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desentitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders/Delay
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Elderly/Aging
  • Faith Based Counseling
  • Fertility Challenges
  • Grief and Loss
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS, AFFILIATIONS & EVIDENCE BASED SPECIALTIES

  • MN Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #2269
  • State Approved Supervisor for The Board of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Stated Approved Supervisor for The Board of Behavioral Health
  • Member: Minnesota Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT)
  • Member: Minnesota Association for Christian Counselors (MACC)

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