My name is Richard Mosher, I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LISCW) and Clinical Supervisor, Licensed in MN. I received my undergraduate degrees and Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Dakota. I was a member of the MN Air National Guard for eight years and two years ago relocated to the Two Harbors area. I work out of the Two Harbors office 3 days a week and in the Duluth office 2 days a week. I work with families, children, teens, and adults. I strive to create a therapy experience that is accepting, supportive and safe so individuals can explore their mental health. I have been working in the mental health field since 1997.
I have experience in treating a variety of issues including Trauma and Abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Behavior concerns, Anger management, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Post-Traumatic Stress, Grief, and other life stressors. I was a co-leader of DATP groups, designed and implemented a summer program K-5 children in 6 counties in NW MN, developed teen groups offered in high schools in 6 counties in NW MN, was a youth group coordinator for Our Children Succeed Initiative, crisis response team member, I am certified in TF-CBT, trained in EMDR, restorative circles, aggression replacement, and family therapy.
· Children, Adolescents & Adults
· Mood Disorders
· Personality Disorders
· Phase of life issues
· Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
· Vicarious traumatization and compassion fatigue
· Self-Esteem and Self-Actualization
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trained, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) certified, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Family Systems Theory.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of therapy that has been demonstrated to be effective for a range of mental health symptoms. TF-CBT focuses on trauma in children to teens 18 years old using CBT principles to reprocess traumatic events.
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EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. EMDR therapy shows that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma much as the body recovers from physical trauma.