Kelly J. Ortenblad, MSW, LICSW
- Social work
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- Mental health and wellness
- Crisis assessment, stabilization, and referral
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Mindfulness practice
- Palliative Care
- Working with special populations
- Serious and persistent mental illness
What is your practice philosophy? I am a mental health therapist with a focus on crisis assessment and stabilization. I specialize in working with populations that have an additional challenge or barriers related to health, disability, or aging.
What are you passionate about? And why? I am passionate about so many things but one thing that it very important to me is continued growth and development. Whether I am cooking a new dish, or exploring a new hobby, I face new challenges head on.
If I wasn't a provider, I would be a: If I wasn't a provider, I would be a landscape designer and gardener. I love creating and working with my hands. I love being a part of something that can grow and develop into its own beautiful and individual elements of life.
Something I have learned from my patients is: Even in the most serious of life's moments, its important to have a good laugh.
One of the challenges of this career that I enjoy is (and why): One of the biggest challenges as a mental health provider that I get joy from is developing treatment plans that are person centered and individualized for each patient. Its never a one size fits all approach and often requires unique and creative solutions that fit the needs of the patient.
- Social work
Years of experience
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Major health plans we accept
- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we accept
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)