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Dr. Steve Burns

Throughout his career in private practice, Dr. Burns has had a special focus on those members of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender communities requiring and/or benefiting from psychotherapy.

Dr. Burns does not believe that there is any inherent “mental illness” as a result of sexual orientation and has been gay identified for his entire career.

Dr. Burns has treated LGBT issues across the lifespan as a full time-therapist since 1996.

  • Psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and groups
  • Testing (psychological, including ADD; vocational; SSD; etc.)
  • Provision of intake interview, assessments, diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Treatment of most diagnoses including but not limited to depression, anxiety, OCD, Bi-Polar Disorders, etc.
  • Advanced training and experience with EMDR which is a treatment for PTSD, including childhood trauma and abuse as well as more recent traumas
  • Thirty years experience working with substance abuse of all kinds
  • Experience and training in working with sexual and internet addiction problems
  • Hypnosis & relaxation techniques

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Health Partners
  • Cigna
  • UCare
  • Preferred One
  • Medicare
  • Out of Network

Contact Steve

phone: 612-990-0649 (voice mail)

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