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John Anderson, LMFT

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Male

Serving: 6-65+

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John Anderson, LMFT

John is a Minnesota Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He joined Family Innovations in 2008 and currently provides both out-patient counseling services in the Anoka office and serves as a clinical supervisor for a team of home-based mental health practitioners. John earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Bethel University and his Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University. He has completed Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training and often utilizes TF-CBT to help individuals who have experienced trauma. He also draws from years of Play Therapy experience, which is often helpful for younger children to express and process their experiences; he is currently pursuing certification as a Registered Play Therapist (RPT).  John utilizes strength-based, solution-focused and narrative approaches to therapy.

Special areas of interest:

  • ADHD, Impulsivity and Hyperactivity
  • Adoption Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum (ASD)
  • Calming and Centering
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Family Communication
  • Grief and Loss
  • Men’s Issues
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behaviors
  • Play Therapy
  • Reactive Attachment
  • Sibling Conflict
  • Substance Recovery
  • Teenage Issues
  • Trauma in Children and Teens

Licensure, Certifications, Affiliations & Evidence Based Specialties

  • MN Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist # 2074
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Pursuing Registered Play Therapist (RPT) certification

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management / Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating/Weight Concerns
  • Mood
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Stress/Worry


  • English


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