Free Bird Counseling and Consultation, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Saint Paul
Free Bird's mission is to ensure that someone is there to support you through your unique life challenges and triumphs. Adjusting to life transitions and life changes, often cause past adverse and traumatic experiences to resurface. Psychotherapists at Free Bird are clinical social workers trained to provide psychotherapy to a wide variety of individuals, couples/partners, groups, families, and concerned others. Free Bird Psychotherapists have a keen awareness of trauma and adverse experiences.
Susan Bollinger-Brown,LICSW and Lorraine Hutson, LICSW have over 30 years of combined experience in the area of mental health, substance health, working with trauma, disabilities, chronic health issues, serious mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, adverse childhood experiences, parenting, educational environments, homelessness, financial stressors, grieving, and adjusting to life challenges.
Your values, your health, your safety, and recovery are of utmost importance to us. Free Bird's Vision is for people to become more connected, live healthier, and more hopeful lives to enhance the essence and longevity of lives.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Free Bird Counseling and Consultation now - (651) 448-4033


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: University of Wisconsin
  • Year Graduated: 1993
  • License No. and State: 13061 Minnesota


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $170
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • MHP - Hennepin Health
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Optum
  • PreferredOne
  • UCare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: The Grief Recovery Method (R) / Grief Recovery Specialist
  • Certificate Date: 2015
  • License No. and State: LICSW Board of Social Work-Lorraine Hutson

Free Bird Counseling and Consultation's Groups



  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Chronic health issues or disabilities
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Cancer
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Enneagram Personality Therapy Groups
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Grief Recovery Method
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Relational
  • Resource Tapping and EMDR
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2016
Free Bird Counseling and Consultation, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Saint Paul

Free Bird Counseling and Consultation

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW