Jodi Smith, MA LMFT
Jodi Smith, MS LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Jodi holds a master's degree in marriage and family therapy from St. Cloud State University. She has over 10 years of experience in the mental health field treating children, adolescents, couples, and families. As a Christian, she finds purpose and fulfillment in her work that leads her to be compassionate and understanding throughout the client’s healing process. She instills hope and enlightenment as the client shares their story, and where that story is held delicately throughout the therapeutic process. Jodi’s approach is influenced by family systems and attachment theory. Jodi is trained in Brainspotting, Phase 1, by David Grande. Also, trained in Gottman’s Level 1 Relational Therapy Model. She assists clients toward becoming empowered by their self-worth, and works collaboratively to reach their ideal goal of success and progress. She provides a supportive, humorous, and safe environment where she makes it possible to connect on a therapeutic level. Her special interests and enthusiasm surround work with: couples, marital difficulties, intimacy concerns, interpersonal communication, boundary setting, women’s issues, parenting skills, adolescents, children, attachment disturbances, child development, unresolved or ambiguous loss, Christian counseling and spirituality, trauma, self-esteem, financial management, work related issues, anxiety, depression, sensory integration issues, self and emotional regulation, developmental stages of the life span, and stress management.
Between stimulus and response there is a space.
In that space is our power to choose our response
In our response lies our growth and our freedom
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.