RANDI BORN - PsyD, LP, MA, LMFT
Individuals • Couples • Mood, Stress & Loss
Randi is both a licensed psychologist and a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than 18 years experience in the field of psychotherapy. She earned a doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas, where she had also earned a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology with a special concentration in Familly Psychology. In addition, she holds a certificate in Chemical Dependency Counseling from the University of Minnesota.
Her professional background includes being a chemical dependency counselor, a family therapist in an adolescent psychiatric inpatient unit, a psychotherapist in a college counseling center, along with being an individual and couples therapist in both private and small group practice settings. Prior to coming to Parkdale Therapy Group, Randi specialized in eating disorder treatment at the Emily Program, providing individual, group and family therapy. Randi has also served as an adjunct faculty member in graduate level psychology programs at the University of St. Thomas and Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and Argosy University.
At Parkdale Therapy Group, she meets with individuals (young adults to older adults) and couples. Her practice includes consulting with people on depression, anxiety and fears, relationship and intimacy concerns, body image issues, problematic eating behaviors and weight management. She also sees individuals, along with their significant others, who have been impacted by a diagnosis of cancer.
Randi is described as being a warm, sensitive, and nonjudgmental listener. She believes deeply in the inner resources and capacity of her clients. However, she is also quite active and practical, asking questions, sharing ideas and information, and introducing therapeutic strategies, thereby striving to balance both acceptance and change in the process of helping people meet their goals. She has been trained in a number of therapeutic approaches, including couples and family therapy, narrative therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, clinical hypnosis, emotionally focused therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and mindfulness based therapeutic approaches. In this way, she maintains a therapeutic approach that is collaborative, individualized and scientifically informed. Depending on your particular needs, she integrates these approaches, adjusting them to what is comfortable and helpful to you.