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1500 McAndrews Road West, Suite 230 Burnsville, MN 55337 :: Phone: 952-892-8404 Fax: 952-892-1722

About

ffJoan Lompart
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Full Circle Therapy LLC is located in Burnsville, MN.

I provide therapy services to individuals, couples, and families. As a licensed marriage and family therapist my goal is to guide each client according to their specific needs. Providing a safe environment using: client-centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, emotionally focused therapy for couples, EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) and Pia Mellody's recovery work.

I offer the counseling session life experience, humor, and intuition; this combined with my counseling experience creates richness in each session. I am married and have two grown children. Life is a journey full of transitions and changes and I believe each of us needs support along our journey. I would be honored to join you in your journey!

As a marriage and family therapist I look at all relationships in the family and outside support systems. “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” When one person in a family is having problems it effects the whole family; when one family member changes, the whole family has to change.

Educational Background:

  • Masters in Psychology and Counseling from St. Mary's University.
  • Post graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary's Unversity.
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
  • Trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and Families.
  • Certified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocesseing) therapist for Trauma.
  • Trained with Pia Mellody in recovery work at The Meadows Recovery Center in Arizona.

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Services

Full Circle Therapy LLC is located in Burnsville, MN. Services are provided to individuals, couples, and families.

As a licensed marriage and family therapist Joan's goal is to guide each client according to their specific needs in a safe environment, using client-centered therapy. Listed below are specific areas of counseling services offered.

In-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield, Preferred One, and Medical Assistance for these insurance carriers.

All other insurances out-of-network and clients need to consult with their insurance customer service about benefits . Out of pocket payments are another option for those who do not wish to have insurance records. Please contact Joan for more information.

  • Information & Referral When my services do not meet your needs or another service will enhance your experience recommendations will be made.
  • Individual and Family Therapy I work with individuals with grief, depression, and anxiety to more fully experience life. Families are often seen with teenage concerns.
  • Couple and Marriage Counseling EFT or Emotionally Focused Therapy by Susan Johnson is used to demonstrate the couples dance or negative cycle that they get caught in; and to learn how to show up in the relationship and know your partner is accessible, responsive and engaged.
  • Depression and Anxiety Assessment Guidelines from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) help to assess if a client is suffering from Depression or Anxiety. Goals will be discussed as to best alleviate client's symptoms.
  • Grief and Loss The only way to recover from grief and loss is to acknowledge it and work through it at the client's pace. Grief is not a linear process but, one that people experience shock, disbelief, anger, sadness, acceptance at varying times and periods of life. Grief can feel like one step forward and two steps back. Grief lasts as long as it lasts! Complicated grief is more difficult to heal when a trauma was involved in the loss of a loved one.
  • 12-Step Recovery After studying with Pia Mellody on her model of Developmental Immaturity it makes sense how people suffer from inauthentic living. Addictions need to be treated before the rest of the client's spiritual and emotional self can heal. Using Pia's model for recovery is an essential tool.
  • Family of Origin We learn from our family of origin how to relate in the world. Sometimes the way we learned was not healthy and we need to relearn ways of relating to others to enhance our relationships. Through the use of the Genogram we begin to explore the client's family.
  • Spirituality For client's willing to explore their spirituality, discussions are encouraged and books are recommended.
  • Parenting Often parents are not on the same page when it comes to discipline. Children are well aware of this and will use it to pit the parents against one another. Learning to parent as a team, so the kids don't get the best of you is helpful.
  • Workshops and Seminars Talks on Grief, Divorce, Depression, and the Teenage Brain are available.

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Genogram

What is a Genogram?

Like a family tree a Genogram gives us family history.

In family assessments, a Genogram helps discover patterns that may have repeated over time. This sample Genogram is of a family looking at three generations. A Genogram can include dates of marriages, divorces, remarriages and deaths. Their history notes family death dates and causes, illnesses, addictions and abuse. The Genogram includes names, ages and birth order of family members.

A genogram is a map of family history and not meant to keep us stuck in the past but, rather to keep us moving forward in the present. It is visited off and on through sessions and linked to what is happening in the clients life today.

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Clients Information and Online Forms

 

As a professional marriage and family therapist Joan is highly skilled in caring for adults, adolescents and families, and is dedicated to serving your special needs and concerns. In a setting that is caring, supportive and ethical, I work to empower individuals, couples and families to manage their own well-being.

In order to better answer your doubts, please click on any of the following topics.

Thank you for trusting my ability to provide you with appropriate, high quality care. I make every effort to treat each client with respect and dignity regardless of race, beliefs, national origin, source of payment, age, religion. disability, or sexual preference.
 

If you experience a problem with any service, please discuss this with your therapist, If the situation is not resolved, or if the nature of the concern prohibits such discussion, the professional licensing board is also available to you.

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Payment or copay requested at the time of service. In network insurances include: Blue Cross Blue Shield,Preferred One and Medical Assistance for these carriers. We will submit claims for all insurance as an out of network provider. Please check with your insurance plan to find out what coverage you have for out-of-network mental health benefits and if you have coverage for individual, and/or couples. and/or family therapy, and how many sessions you are allowed yearly.

Initial appointment.

A 24-hour notice is required to change or cancel an appointment. Missed or cancelled appointments without the 24-hour notice will be charged at the regular rate.

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Your first appointment will take approximately one hour . During this appointment, you can discuss your situation and concerns with a mental health professional. After this initial appointment, an assessment and recommendation for treatment will be made. We require a 24-hour notice to change or cancel an appointment. Missed or canceled appointments without the 24-hour notice will be charged at the regular rate. 

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Information you furnish to Full Circle Therapy is confidential according to the Minnesota Access to Health Records Statute. This means that only you and restricted, authorized personnel of Full Circle Therapy have access to information in your medical chart. No treatment information will be released to persons, schools, or agencies without your consent, except by court order. If you choose to give your permission, be sure that you understand what information will be released and how it will be used.
If it is appropriate to coordinate your care with your primary care physician, you will be asked for your written permission to do so. Your insurance company may require information about your care prior to providing payment of services.

There are some exceptions to confidentiality. For example: Health care providers are required by law to report cases of known or suspected abuse or neglect of children or vulnerable adults.   In cases of threatened homicide or serious harm, the police and possible victim must be notified.

In cases of threatened suicide, the police will be called.  By law, information concerning dependent minors is accessible to the parents unless it is determined that such access would be harmful to the minor.

 

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As a client at Full Circle Therapy, you have the right to:

You have the right to:

  • Courteous and respectful treatment.
  • A safe and comfortable environment
  • Appropriate behavioral health care.
  • A clear explanation of your diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Privacy and confidentiality.
  • Participate in planning your care.
  • Refuse behavioral health treatment.
  • Be free from discrimination based on your religion, race, gender or culture. 
    Register complaints.
  • Access to your records as provided by law.

 

You are asked to:

  • Treat staff with respect.
  • Ask questions about your care.
  • Tell your therapist everything you can about your condition, including all symptoms, medications, and past medical history.
  • Pay your bills on time.
  • Keep appointments, or give at least 24 hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment.
  • Let the therapist know about any changes in your symptoms, medications or general condition.
  • Treat clinic property with care.

 

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All non-emancipated minor clients under the age of 18 years old must have the consent of their parents following an initial intake sesson to receive further services. 

All minors have the right to request that their records be withheld from their parents. No information will be provided to parents of minors without the consent of the client.

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For emergency situations you can call the Crisis Connection at 612-379-6363 or go to your nearest emergency room.

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The length of most sessions will be 55 minutes. Longer sessions may be advisable based on the need and the therapeutic methods being used. 

Clients are asked to pay for each session at the time of service. 
For questions regarding scheduling, billing and payments, please talk with your therapist.

Therapists will return calls within 24 hours with the exception of weekends. If an emergency arises and you are unable to reach your therapist, you can call the Crisis Connection or go to your nearest emergency room.

Phone consultations with the therapist that exceed 10 minutes in length will be billed as a session and charge based on the time spent.

You are expected to be here for each session that you schedule. The regular fee will be charged for sessions that are missed or cancelled without 24 hours notice.

Calls will be returned within 24 hours M-Th with the exception of weekends.

 

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Resources

Crisis Connection 612-379-6363.  This is a 24 hour help line manned by therapists and therapists in training.   Crisis Connection is great at providing resources for specific problems in the Twin Cities

Listed below are helpful outside resource links.  When you click on any of these links each website will open in a new window.  To return to Family Circle Therapy's website, close your browser's "new window."  This information is provided as a resource for our clients.  We do not have control over any of these website and are provided only as a resource for information.

AA
http://www.aa.org


American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy 
http://www.minnesotafamilies.org/


EMDR International Association
http://www.emdria.org/


Good Therapy
http://www.goodtherapy.org


International Centre for Excellence In Emotionally Focused Therapy
http://www.iceeft.com/


The Meadows
http://www.themeadows.org/


Minnesota Association for Marriage and Family Therapists
http://www.minnesotafamilies.org/


Minnesota EFT Community
http://www.mneftcommunity.org/


Robert B. Lewis House
http://www.360communities.org/


SAVE
http://www.save.org/


Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women
http://www.southernvalleyalliance.org/


Therapist Locator
http:www.networktherapy.com


Theravive
http://www.theravive.com/

 

Full Circle Therapy LLC
1500 McAndrews Road West
Suite 230
Burnsville, MN  55337

Contact

 

To request an appointment or for more information please contact me by phone or email.  Your information will remain confidential.
Sincerely,

Joan Lompart
Full Circle Therapy LLC
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)

1500 McAndrews Road West
Suite 230
Burnsville, MN  55337
Phone:  952-892-8404
Fax:      952-892-1722

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f INDIVIDUALS

I work with individuals with grief, depression, and anxiety to more fully experience life.
Each person is treated with respect and dignity
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ff COUPLES

EFT or Emotionally Focused Therapy by Susan Johnson is used to demonstrate the couples dance or negative cycle; often there will be a Pursuer and a Distancer in their dance, creating problems.

ffff FAMILIES

Families are often seen with teenage concerns. Specialties include trauma, depression, anxiety, anger management, and body image issues.