Gina Schuchman, MSW, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Edina
I believe people are basically competent and come to therapy because they have run into problems and life transitions for which their usual coping skills are not working as they always have. I am actively involved: therapy is a working partnership in which we review all your clues and then find solutions that fit for your specific needs. I believe in the healing qualities of relationships. I have trained in Pia Mellody's PIT Model to work with people in recovery from childhood trauma, addictions and relationship problems who are struggling with anxiety, depression and other emotional stresses.
History of work settings: programs treating incest families, private psychiatric clinic,schools, OB-GYN clinic, private practice. I have learned many skills along the way and tailor my approach for each client so that therapy meets their needs. PIA MELLODY's training built a solid working model resolving codependency issues.
In practice for 37 years, have lived my own life as learning to work with others. I listen intensely, try to form partnerships with clients to bring them to their goals. I bring a lifetime of personal and professional knowledge to help plan for improvement in all areas of life.
Call or Email Gina Schuchman for a free phone consultation now - (952) 314-5628

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 37 Years
  • School: University of Minnesota
  • Year Graduated: 1980
  • License No. and State: 778 Minnesota

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $220
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • Cigna
  • Great-West Life
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners
  • MHN
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Military OneSource
  • Optum
  • PreferredOne
  • Private Pay
  • Some of the above if approved
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Various EAPS
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Gina Schuchman's Groups

Women' Group 20s-40s

This group is for women experiencing depression and anxiety in their lives due to relationships, family, work, financial stresses. We use Pia Mellody's PIT model of recovery from trauma as it impacts current life.

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Women's Group

There is 1 on-going therapy group for women 35+ in which we work on depression and anxiety related to relationship, work/career, health, parenting and other issues on Mondays. Another group for women in their twenties and early thirties meets on Wednesdays from 5:00-7 pm. We use Pia Mellody's PIT model for healing from trauma that impacts our daily lives.

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Men's Group

This is a group for adult men who are dealing with depression and anxiety due to relationships, work/career, family issues. We use Pia Mellody's PIT model for healing from trauma that impacts our daily lives.

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Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Issues

  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Alternative Languages: German

Age

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

Categories

  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Competence Based
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Insight Oriented
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Pia Mellody's PIT Model
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Strength Based
  • Trauma Focused

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2017
Gina Schuchman, MSW, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Edina

Gina Schuchman

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW