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Minneapolis Graduate Intern Program

Acacia offers a structured 9-month training program from September to May for master’s- and doctoral-level practicum students interested in working with College Students and other Emerging Adults. Deadlines: Master’s level applications are accepted from January 14 through February

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9 Myths About Therapy

Therapy can be an affirming and enriching process, but if you have never visited a mental health provider before, it might seem intimidating. There is sadly a lack of mental health knowledge and awareness in society and this

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Acacia Spotlight: Abby Hansen, LPCC

Acacia Spotlight looks to highlight the clinicians, staff, and programs that make Acacia what it is today. March’s clinician is Abby Hansen, LPCC. This down-to-earth Minneapolis native planted her roots at Acacia in May of 2019. Her mindful

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Acacia Spotlight: Dean Khambatta, AMFT

Acacia Spotlight looks to highlight the clinicians, staff, and programs that make Acacia what it is today. February’s clinician is Dean Khambatta, AMFT. Dean joined Acacia’s Santa Cruz team in October 2019. The Oakland native studied at UC

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Acacia Spotlight: Sheena Edmonds, LMFT

Acacia Spotlight looks to highlight the clinicians, staff, and programs that make Acacia what it is today. November’s clinician is Sheena Edmonds, LMFT. Sheena is a La Verne, CA native who also claims Miami after spending time there

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Acacia Spotlight: Solomon Ndungu, LMFT

Acacia Spotlight looks to highlight the clinicians, staff, and programs that make Acacia what it is today. October’s clinician is Solomon Ndungu, LMFT. Although once a Bostonian, and apparently a New England Patriots fan, Solomon was born and

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The Value of Knowing You are Not Alone

I’ve always wanted to be a nurse, even if the rest of my family didn’t think it was a good idea. I moved away from home as soon as I could and even found a part-time job to

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Acacia Spotlight: Erica Castro, PMHNP-BC

Acacia Spotlight looks to highlight the clinicians, staff, and programs that make Acacia what it is today. October’s clinician is Erica Castro, PMHNP-BC. Erica Castro joined the Acacia Davis office just this summer and has been a wonderful

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Acacia Spotlight: Dr. Keith Higginbotham

Acacia Spotlight looks to highlight the clinicians, staff, and programs that make Acacia what it is today. September brings a deeper look into the world of Dr. Keith Higginbotham, Co-Owner of Acacia, hosted by Soraiya Khamisa, Director of

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Acacia Spotlight: JoJo Lee, LPCC

Acacia Spotlight looks to highlight the clinicians, staff, and programs that make Acacia what it is today. September’s clinician is JoJo Lee, LPCC. JoJo Lee is from “a very small and crowded but fun and vibrant city named

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A New Kind of Strength

Most of the advice my parents gave me growing up has faded into the sepia background of my memory. Long-winded lectures that had me red-hot with contempt at the powerlessness of pre-adulthood have completely disappeared from my consciousness.

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