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Canvas Health offers several treatment programs for adults with significant mental health challenges, including Adult Group Therapies. Canvas Health currently offers Adult Group Therapy Programs at its Oakdale mental health clinic and Bloomington mental health clinic. 

Day Treatment Types

In some cases for those with significant mental health challenges, a period of intensive daily treatment is necessary to bring about meaningful change. Adult Day Treatment focuses both on the process of recovery as well as on the development of skills clients can use to cope with mental health symptoms.

Medical Assistance, Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare, PMAPs, MinnesotaCare, and most types of private insurance are accepted. Sliding scale fees are available to those who qualify.

Adult Day Treatment Groups

Foundations: In-Person

  • Monday, Tuesday, & Thursdays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 12-week program
  • CBT-based program for clients with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder,
    or elevated level of symptoms.
  • Clients frequently attend this program after discharge from hospitalization.
  • This group is offered in person at our Oakdale clinic.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

Foundations: Virtual

  • Virtual group is available to anyone in Minnesota
  • Monday, Wednesday, & Fridays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 12-week program.
  • CBT-based program for clients with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder,
    or elevated level of symptoms.
  • Clients frequently attend this program after discharge from hospitalization.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

DBT Skills Day Treatment

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Fridays: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 12-week program.
  • An evidence-based dialectical behavioral treatment that emphasizes mindfulness, emotion
    regulation, interpersonal effectiveness and distress tolerance. DBT is helpful for clients
    struggling with suicidal thoughts, or self-harm thoughts, impulsivity, difficulties managing
    emotions, or other difficult symptoms or emotions.
  • Clients may attend this program if using harm reduction strategies for substances/alcohol at the provider’s discretion.
  • This program is offered in person only at our Oakdale clinic.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

Group Therapy Options

PACE

  • Mondays: 1:30-3 p.m
  •  For people who benefit from slower paced education on coping skills and wellness strategies. This program meets once per week for 1 hour per day.
  • Acceptance into this programming is based on client’s ability to process information, learn and retain skills. In this program you will learn DBT skills and symptom management in a structured format.
  • This group is offered in person at our Oakdale clinic. A virtual option also is available.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

DBT Aftercare

  • Wednesdays: 1:30-3 p.m., 12-week program
  • This program is best for adults who struggle with trauma, ineffective decision making, emotional dysregulation, and tolerating distress. DBT Skills are reviewed and reinforced at each session. Group therapy is provided in a supportive, nonjudgmental environment.
  • The program is for individuals who have completed a DBT-focused program or have been working individually with a DBT therapist. This is ideal for aftercare to DBT Adherent or DBT Day Treatment.
  • Offered in person at our Oakdale clinic. A virtual option also is available.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

Symptom Management

  • Fridays, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • This is a combination of psycho-education and peer support for clients struggling with mental health symptoms and co-occurring disorders.
  • This group is focused on sharing experiences, problem-solving, review and learning of additional
    coping skills and wellness strategies.
  • Offered in person at our Oakdale clinic. A virtual option also is available.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

Relapse Prevention

  • Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Programming focuses on mental health and substance use relapse prevention.
  • This group may benefit clients who are transitioning out of substance use/co-occurring treatment programs. It may also benefit clients who do not wish to seek substance use treatment, but would like to have a space to process and learn skills to talk about reducing or discontinuing substance use.
  • Offered in person at our Oakdale clinic. A virtual option also is available.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

Adult Interpersonal Skills Group

  • Mondays, 2-3 p.m., 12-week program
  • This group is an opportunity and space to learn and practice skills to enhance your social awareness, improve
    quality of communication with others, improve confidence in communicating and receive feedback and support on your behavior.
  • This group may benefit clients who struggle with social anxiety, limited social interaction and/or awareness and have a desire to improve their effectiveness and confidence in communication.
  • Offered in person at our Oakdale location.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

Intro to DBT Skills

  • Thursdays: 1-2:30 p.m., 12-week program
  • This group is an opportunity to learn skills in the following areas: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. The goal of this group is to provide clients with coping skills to manage negative situations and intense emotions while also learning to accept change, analyze behaviors, challenge thinking and learn to communicate more effectively. This programming meets twice per week.
  • This group may benefit those who are interested in learning DBT skills, however, do not meet criteria for Adult Day Treatment or adherent DBT programming.
  • Offered in person at our Bloomington clinic. A virtual option is also available.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

Transitions

  • Thursdays: 3:30-5 p.m., 16-week program.
  • This group is an opportunity for individuals ages 18-25 to come together in a supportive environment and learn ways to navigate their transition into adulthood.
  • This group will focus on the following areas: DBT skill education, substance use disorder education, communication and social skills, time management, relationships, self-care and career exploration.
  • Offered in person at our Oakdale clinic.
  • Referrals and registration: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org

Referrals

  • Referrals and registration for all Oakdale Groups: Please contact (651) 251-5020 or adt@canvashealth.org
  • For questions, please contact: Holly Heaser, LPCC, LADC, Adult Group Therapies Supervisor; (651) 251-5099 or adt@canvashealth.org.

Referrals and Appointments

Adult Group Therapies Program

Referral & Appointment Form

Phone
(651) 251-5020

Email
adt@canvashealth.org

Fax
(651) 251-5110

Meet The Team

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Sheri Arnett, MSW, LICSW

Adult Day Treatment Therapist

Every individual is worthy at their core, and also have internal and external strengths to discover. My joy is in the client’s journey of self-discovery and acceptance. My responsibility is to provide the education, skills, and coaching that equip them to be intentional as they build their lives as they want it to be for themselves, their relationships, and the common good. Life is hard, and it is in our self-awareness and communication/coping skills that we are able to make the shift to a meaningful and satisfying life.

Clinic Locations

  • Oakdale Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Clinic

Specialty Areas

  • Adult Day Treatment
  • Ages Served: 18+
  • Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Transitions, Shame, Trauma, Self Esteem, Self-Worth, Personality Disorders, Emotional Disorders, Depression, Developmental Concerns, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders – FASD, Emotional Regulation, Emotional Dysregulation, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy – DBT, Mood Disorders, Mindfulness, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness – SPMI, Schizophrenia Disorder, Reproductive Health – miscarriage, infertility, stillbirth, Relationship Issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, ADHD/ADD (Adults), Chronic Pain, Grief, Self-Harm, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Co-Occurring Disorders, Cultural Issues, Panic Attacks, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), LGBTQ+ Issues/Specialty

Professional Experience

Crisis Mental Health assessments and interventions (in different capacities for over 30 years); Mental Health Adult Day Treatment group facilitator; Death Investigator; Medical Social Work; Life long learner.

Education

  • Bachelor of Social Work - Bethel College
  • Master of Social Work - Augsburg College
  • Certification as Clinical Trauma Professional

License and Credentials

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
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Liliana Freire-Bebeau, PsyD

Psychotherapist

I believe that mental illness and life’s difficulties can be devastating and greatly reduce our ability to function at our personal best. My goal is to help facilitate change, skill mastery, and acceptance; as well as to help develop insight into our abilities and capacity to cope with our most difficult challenges.

Clinic Locations

  • Cottage Grove Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Clinic
  • Bloomington Mental Health Clinic
  • Oakdale Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Clinic

Specialty Areas

  • Servicios ofrecidos en ingles y espanol
  • Services offered in English and Spanish
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Ages Served: 10+
  • Focuses in Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Trauma, Life Changes, Interpersonal Relationship Difficulties, Anger management, and Grief Support
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT, Diagnostic Assessments, Group Therapy, and Psychological Evaluations (forensic, child protection, disability and diagnostic determination)
  • Cross-cultural issues, Acculturation, and Multi-Cultural Conflicts

Professional Experience

Over 15 years of experience in community mental health and psychological evaluation services. Bilingual and bicultural therapist (Spanish/English) experience with adults, children, and families.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree - University of Minnesota
  • Doctorate Degree - Minnesota School of Professional Psychology
  • APA-Accredited Internship at Human Services, Inc.

License and Credentials

  • Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)

Referral & Appointment

To check this provider’s availability or to make a referral or appointment, please call our Intake Coordinators at (651) 777-5222; email intake@canvashealth.org, or complete this form to request an appointment.

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Holly Heaser, LPCC, LADC, MS

Outpatient Mental Health Therapist

My professional philosophy is to establish rapport with clients and build mutual trusting relationships. I also utilize a variety of perspectives or techniques from other theories and approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused, family systems, feminist theory, and mindfulness.

Clinic Locations

  • Oakdale Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Clinic

Outpatient Therapy

  • Adult Day Treatment
  • Ages Served: Adults
  • Anxiety, Self Esteem, Self-Worth, Depression, Mood Disorders, Co-Occurring Disorders

Professional Experience

I have previous experience with adults and adolescents with co-occurring disorders in multiple settings, including residential, outpatient, and school-based. I currently work in adult day treatment and intensive support group therapy services. I facilitate group therapy programs, including relapse prevention aftercare, DBT skills aftercare, introduction to DBT, and young adult transitions. I also have a small caseload of individual clients, ages 15+.

Education

  • MS in Co-occurring Disorders Recovery Counseling from Metropolitan State University
  • BA in Psychology - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling Education - Century College

License and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)
  • Board approved Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) Supervisor
  • Certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Referral & Appointment

To check this provider’s availability or to make a referral or appointment, please call our Intake Coordinators at (651) 777-5222; email intake@canvashealth.org, or complete this form to request an appointment.

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Kayla Nelson, LPC, MA

Psychotherapist

Life is sometimes hard. It is okay to struggle and to need help. I approach therapeutic work as a collaborative effort towards mental wellness. Together we can work to ensure that your therapeutic needs are met and find a way for you to thrive in the life you deserve. I utilize Primarily Adlerian Psychotherapy and techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. I am an LGBTQIA+ Affirming Therapist.

Clinic Locations

  • Bloomington Mental Health Clinic

Specialty Areas

  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Ages Served: 13 and older
  • Anxiety, Behavorial Problems, Borderline Personality Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Emotional Dysregulation, Emotional Regulation, Existential Questions, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, LGBTQ+ Issues/Specialty, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI)

Professional Experience

I have worked with clients ages 5 to 90, of any gender identity, and with a variety of presenting problems. My previous work has focused on students, residential psychiatric care, substance use and abuse, problem sexual behavior, clients in crisis, and outpatient care with adolescents and adults.

Education

  • Masters of Clinical Psychology - Eastern Illinois University
  • Bachelors of Psychology and Human Services - Clayton State University

License and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Referral & Appointment

To check this provider’s availability or to make a referral or appointment, please call our Intake Coordinators at (651) 777-5222; email intake@canvashealth.org, or complete this form to request an appointment.

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