The Creative Therapy Center is a private practice that services people of all ages! The Creative Therapy Center is a training site for new clinicians and is overseen by Dr. Nicole Baker, who holds a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy, is an LMFT and a Registered Play TherapistÔ. Nicole is a MN MFT Board Approved Supervisor, a MN Board of Behavioral Health Approved Supervisor and a AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Sarah Cross is an MSW and LICSW. Sarah is a MN Board of Social Work Approved Supervisor.

In addition, Nicole teaches practicum/intern students at National University and understands the importance of a quality practicum/internship experience. Nicole and Sarah have designed a training program that incorporates shadowing, direct client care, training, educational experiences, and supervision while encompassing your personal learning goals to provide you a well-rounded practicum/internship experience.

Modalities for Learning Opportunities

You will be able to shadow and learn from multiple therapists within our facility who practice the following modalities/specialties

  • Play Therapy – Experiential, Client-Centered, Directive & Non-Directive
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Filial Therapy
  • Child-Centered Reunification Therapy
  • High-Conflict Divorce/Court Cases
  • TheraplayÒ
  • CBT
  • Parent consultation
  • DC 0-5/Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Somatic ExperiencingÒ
  • LGBTQIA2S+ / Gender-affirming therapy

You will

  • Have your own case load
  • Work in a supportive and upbeat environment
  • Get weekly Supervision
  • Learn administrative skills needed to conduct therapy
  • Learn marketing techniques for therapists and be marketed by the clinic
  • Gain skills in conducting telehealth
  • Have a learning contract outlining your specific goals that will be reviewed weekly to ensure your learning needs are being met to your expectations


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