• Elizabeth Lerfald, MA, LMFT, LADC

    Elizabeth Lerfald, MA, LMFT, LADC

    Lino Lakes


    Elizabeth is dually licensed as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is trained in EMDR. She has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient, residential and emergency shelter settings. Elizabeth believes that each person creates meaning in their life through their unique journey. Being trained in Adlerian therapy, she utilizes a holistic approach to understanding and helping heal the mind, body and soul. Her approach to therapy centers around making a safe space within the therapeutic relationship where her clients feel comfortable to explore their relationship with themselves, improve their mental health and build stronger, more fulfilling relationships with those around them. Elizabeth is trained in EMDR and is in ongoing consultation.

    In addition to her work with individuals, families and couples, Elizabeth is a Board Approved Supervisor through the MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy for those who are in school for, or seeking licensure in, alcohol and drug counseling. Elizabeth earned her Master of Arts in Co-occurring Disorders from Adler Graduate School in Minnetonka and previously earned her Bachelor of Arts from Bethel University in St. Paul.

    Areas of Interest:
    -Treating Trauma
    -Grief and Loss
    -Law Enforcement and First Responders
    -Veterans and Active Military
    -Individual Therapy
    -Life Stressors

    “Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.” ~Alfred Adler