Erin Venker

Pre-Licensed Professional, MA

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Erin Venker, MA, Pre-Licensed Professional in Saint Paul
(612) 261-1963 Website

Erin Venker

Pre-Licensed Professional, MA


Location

370 Selby Ave Avenue
Suite 304
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
(612) 261-1963

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I specialize in Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) and mindfulness for individuals with a range of anxiety disorders such as obsessive compulsive disorder, agoraphobia, specific phobias, hoarding, and body dysmorphic disorder. I am a member of both OCD Twin Cities and the International OCD Foundation. I work under the supervision of Dr. Vernon Devine, PhD, who has more than 46 years experience treating individuals with anxiety disorders.

My approach to treatment is evidence based, active, and goal oriented. I value a strong interpersonal and therapeutic relationship to create a safe environment that is free of judgement. I work to collaborate with individuals to tailor a treatment plan that best fits their needs and goals.

I am particularly passionate about treating people with what some professionals call "pure O". This includes symptoms such upsetting and unwanted intrusive thoughts. I offer appointments on evenings and weekends to fit your scheduling needs. I am accepting clients and would be happy to arrange a free phone consultation with you.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 3 Years
  • School: University of Saint Thomas
  • Year Graduated: 2017
  • Supervisor Name: Vernon Devine PhD
  • Supervisor License: LP0131

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $120
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Erin Venker's Groups

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Group Therapy

I facilitate group therapy every Monday and Tuesday evening. The group is for individuals who are currently or have previously been treated with exposure and response prevention therapy. In group, you will learn about the biological components of OCD, the nature of OCD and how it manifests itself, techniques to combat OCD, and participate in exposures. Skills learned will vary from mindfulness based approaches, CBT and exposure techniques, art therapy, and more.

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Friends and Family OCD Class

**Not yet started.** This class is for individuals with loved ones with OCD. Class includes psychoeducation on OCD and how to support loved ones without rescuing/reassuring. Day and time is TBD. Insurance not accepted (self-pay only). Please call or email for inquiries.

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Location

370 Selby Ave Avenue
Suite 304
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
(612) 261-1963

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Anxiety
  • Impulse Control Disorders
Issues
  • Agoraphobia, BDD, Panic Disorder, Phobias, GAD
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
Categories
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Video Counseling

Professional Connections

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Last Modified: 02 Jan 2019
Erin Venker, MA, Pre-Licensed Professional in Saint Paul

Erin Venker

Pre-Licensed Professional, MA