Michele Lovehaug, MSW LICSW

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Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals

891 Belsly Blvd.
Moorhead, MN 56560

E: michelelovehaug@solutionsinpractice.org
P: 218-287-4338

Michele Lovehaug received her bachelor of arts degree from Concordia College in 1997 in both social work and Spanish. She went on to complete her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Minnesota in 1999. Ms. Lovehaug is a Licensed Independent Social Worker in both North Dakota and Minnesota. She is also a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work.

Along with providing therapy, Ms. Lovehaug is the Outpatient Services Supervisor at Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals in Moorhead, Minnesota. She provides individual and family using brief solution focused, structural/strategic, narrative and cognitive-behavioral therapy modalities. Her areas of specialty are with children and families, especially young children with behavioral difficulties, anxiety and trauma, and children and families involved in the foster care and adopt systems. She also works with families undergoing infertility treatment. She provides clinical supervision for staff seeking licensure.

Ms. Lovehaug is a certified trainer in Parent-Child Interactional Therapy, an evidence-based therapy designed to improve relationships between parents and their children. She strives to maintain the fidelity of this treatment model in her work and clinical supervision. She works hard to help families see the change and to be a part of the solution for their children. She finds it rewarding to see positive changes in family relationships.

Practice Area: None, Public or Tribal Child Welfare
Licensure: LICSW
Region: North West
Population: Adults
Type of Therapy/Service: Adoption - Adoptive Parent Services, Adoption Assistance, Attachment Based Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Family Therapy, Mood Disorders, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Parent Infant Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, Post-Adoption Resource and Referral, Post-Adoption Education and Support, Post-Adoption Transition Support, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Specialities: Adoption and Child Welfare History, Adoption Disruptions/Dissolutions, Adoption Transitions, Adult Adoptee Resources, Assessment, Attachment Issues, Behavior Issues, Child Abuse, Consultation, Education/School Issues/Truancy, Foster Care, Mood Disorders, Permanency **, Post Adoption Services, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Trauma, Trauma/Complex Trauma

* "Permanency services" includes reunification, guardianship, & kinship care.

** "Permanency" includes reunification, guardianship, & kinship care. "Neurodevelopmental issues" includes ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, &FASD.