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Kjerstin Gurda, LCSW  (she/her/hers)

Kjerstin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who partners with her clients to foster healing, growth, and resiliency. Kjerstin is committed to anti-racist practice and (un)learning, and welcomes working with individuals of marginalized identities and communities. Kjerstin offers trauma-specific therapy for adults and parent-child (0-5) pairs with a range of approaches including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), Brainspotting, and Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP).  Kjerstin has extensive experience in supporting women and families in (in)fertility, pregnancy, miscarriage/loss/stillbirth, childbirth trauma, postpartum issues/lactation, postpartum depression and anxiety, parental identity integration, and parenting. 

Kjerstin also works with clients around issues including trauma, grief & loss, life transitions, medical and health issues, foster care/adoption/attachment, and relationships. Kjerstin uses Somatic (mind-body based work), CBT, TF-CBT, Experiential Therapy, Play Therapy, and draws from Libration Psychology and decolonizing practices. Kjerstin sees the therapeutic collaboration as a space where inner and community wisdom are powerful resources in recognizing and resisting systems of oppression. Kjerstin has been working with children, families, and adults in varying capacities for 20 years.

  • Anxiety 

  • ADHD

  • Bipolar and Related Disorders

  • Caregiving Stressors

  • Depression

  • Dissociative Disorders

  • Divorce

  • Foster Care/Adoption

  • Grief

  • Health Concerns

  • Inequity and Discrimination 

  • Life Transitions 

  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum, Infertility 

  • Racial Identity 

  • Sexual Concerns

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Women's Issues

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