Shanna Buhr, MA, LPCC

Location:  Lake Elmo

Shanna earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University.  She has her Master’s in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University.  Shanna brings 5 plus years of experience in the mental health field to MidWest Center. Prior to joining our team, Shanna worked for Minnesota Mental Health Clinics and St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development.  She also worked in a group home for individuals with developmental disabilities.  She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults on an individual level.

Shanna’s Therapy Approach: “I like to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, and Play Therapy to introduce skills clients can use to improve their life experiences.  I use supportive therapy to empower clients in reaching their goals.”

Areas of Special Interest:

  • Autism
  • Down Syndrome
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Health & Wellness
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • ADD/ADHD Therapy

Licenses + Memberships:

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
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