About Ania

WHO I HELP

I work with couples and individuals who seek help with creating lasting connection in their relationships, who want to get back on their feet after affairs or divorce, who want to build their confidence, and those who are tired of the same old stuff, want to take life by its horns, and stand up for themselves and for their relationships.

ABOUT ME

I’m a therapist, a lawyer, and a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200).  I have a no-nonsense, direct, yet compassionate approach to therapy.  I am even-tempered and provide a safe space without judgement.

I am a native Polish speaker and enjoy working with Polish immigrants and folks of Polish descent.

My place in our therapy relationship is to help you find and develop the power that lies within you, so you can create the life and the relationships you want.

I live with my family and a Siberian cat named Misiu in a northern suburb. I love to garden in the warm months, read books, and get some sun, especially if it’s by an ocean.   

SPECIALTIES

Affairs, Women and Relationships, Trauma, Life Transitions, Self Esteem, Confidence, Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Post Divorce, Empty Nesters, Immigrant & Second Generation Challenges, Multicultural Issues

EDUCATION & BACKGROUND

M.A. - Marriage and Family Therapy (Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota)

Juris Doctor (William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline))

B.A. -  Psychology  (Colgate University)

I am a certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator.  Prepare/Enrich is the #1 standardized premarital and marital assessment.  The assessment is completed online by each partner and I act as the facilitator to address with the couple their relationship dynamics, strengths, and growth areas as determined by the assessment.

As I work towards my licensure in Marriage and Family Therapy, I practice under the supervision of Sarah Leitschuh, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Minnesota Marriage and Family Therapy Board-approved supervisor, LMFT license 1771.

Questions?  Let’s chat!

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