Amanda Gerdts is a Nationally Certified Counselor & Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family in and around the Greater Mankato Area.
Amanda is an interactive, solution-focused and strength based therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
"I bring to my clients a passion for research, knowledge of theory, effective clinical tools, and a solid moral compass."
Amanda holds a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
As a Nationally Certified Counselor, she has passed all the standard clinical and educational requirements for the largest and most prestigious counseling certification board in the world. The rigorous training that the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy requires makes her especially qualified to honor her passion of competently and gracefully serving families and couples, as well as individuals and groups.
Collaborative Couples Counseling
Building Strong Foundations: Early Childhood Mental Health Training
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: The Power of Attachment and Affect
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon: How Clinicians can Help Combat Veterans and Military Families
Play Based Crisis Counseling and Play Therapy with Traumatized Children
ACT Model & Approach: Acceptance and Behavior Training
New Trends in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
DC 0-3 Diagnosing Infants and Toddlers
Professional Activities and Memberships
AAMFT member since 2007