Carl Luepker, MCMHC, MED

Clinic Based Therapist • He/Him/His

Carl has a Master’s degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling (MCMHC) from Adler Graduate School and a Master of Education from the University of Minnesota. He was a 2019/2020 Minnesota Leadership and Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (MNLEND) Fellow with a focus on Autism and nature-based therapies and was named a Paul Harris fellow by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International for his service in the communities of St. Paul and its suburbs.

Carl is a mental health practitioner at the White Bear Lake Clinic. He has nearly two decades of experience teaching, most recently as a 6th grade classroom teacher for Roseville District 623.

Carl believes that people are always changing (we are homeo-dynamic), and that healthy change happens when we connect with people, animals, and nature, whatever feels bigger than ourselves. He considers movement and exercise to be the most natural ways we can get our breathing and brains “unstuck” and out of negative loops. Carl believes we communicate through play. Play is his language, and through play his clients begin to open up. Carl uses strengths-based, play-therapy informed, trauma informed, IFS informed, and CBT counseling strategies and he is a novice chess player.

He last did a cartwheel in 2016.

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Northeast Youth & Family Services is a nonprofit, community-based, and trauma-informed mental health and community services organization that has been serving your friends and neighbors in the northeastern Saint Paul suburbs since 1976. Among our many programs, we offer two convenient mental health clinic locations in Shoreview and White Bear Lake, MN.

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