Mary Jo Faustgen, MA, LMFT

Location: St. Louis Park

Mary Jo has a BA in Physiology, a BS in Medical Technology, and an MA in Counseling and Psychotherapy.  Before joining MidWest Center, she was Associate Professor at Northwestern Health Sciences University.  She has 20 years experience in mental health, and is a Board Certified Supervisor with the Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Mary Jo’s Therapy Approach: “I believe therapy can open up new avenues of insight into personal healing as well as positive change in individual lives and interpersonal relationships.  I am dedicated to being respectful, supportive, and encouraging to each and every client.  My goal is to work with my clients towards positive growth, increased happiness, and goal-oriented solutions.”


Areas of Special Interest:

  • Anxiety and Stress Management
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Chronic/Terminal Illness: Individual and Group
  • Pain Management: Individual and Group
  • Anger Management: Individual and Group
  • Christian Therapy

Licenses + Memberships:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Member — American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • LMFT Board-Approved Supervisor


  • Positive Psychology, Mr. Martin Seligman, University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical Neuroscience, Dr. Leonard E. White, Duke University

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