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Ryan Esselman

Ryan Esselman

Children's Mental Health Case Manager

I approach new and existing clients with the theme in mind of meeting them where they are at. It is important to building a strong foundation of rapport before growth can be made.

Clinic Locations

  • Oakdale Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Clinic

Specialty Areas

  • Children’s Case Management
  • Ages Served: 6-26
  • Abuse, Addiction, ADHD/ADD (Children), Anger, Anxiety, Attachment Disorders, Autism, Behavioral Problems, Co-Occurring Disorders, Cultural Issues, Depression, Developmental Concerns, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disorders, Emotional Dysregulation, Emotional Regulation, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing – EMDR, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders – FASD, Grief, LGBTQ+ Issues/Specialty, Mindfulness, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Worth, Self Harm, Shame, Substance Use Disorders, Transitions, Trauma

Professional Experience

I have been working in the Mental Health field for 12 years working with children with mental health concerns. I have specialized in ABA services with children with Autism from 2010 to 2018 in home, in school, and clinic based. I then moved on to CTSS services in home for 3 years.


  • Bachelors of Science, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire

Appointments & Referrals

For questions regarding Children’s Case Management, contact Lori Swenson, Case Management Program Administrator;; (651) 251-5065