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Amanda Thao, ADC-T, AS, AA

Amanda Thao, ADC-T, AS, AA

Adult Substance Use Counselor

My goal is to help clients achieve self-awareness, improve their relationships, and live more fulfilling lives. I also believe that it is important to be culturally sensitive and to recognize the unique experiences and perspectives of each client.

Clinic Locations

  • Forest Lake Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Clinic

Specialty Areas

  • Substance Use – Adults
  • Ages Served 18+
  • Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Comprehensive Substance Use Assessments (Rule 25), Opioid Addiction

Professional Experience

Internship completed at Northstar Behavioral Health 2020-2021
Substance Use Counselor- Northstar Behavioral Health 2021-2022
Substance Use Assessor- Northstar Behavioral Health 2022-2023
Substance Use Assessor- Transformation House 2023


  • Anoka Ramsey Community College- Associate of Arts- Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Anoka Ramsey Community College- Associate of Science Alcohol and Drug Counseling Studies

Referral & Appointment

To make a referral or appointment, please call our Intake Coordinators at (651) 777-5222; email, or complete this form to request an appointment.