Sara Christianson, PhD, LP, BCBA-D, NCSP

Services Provided

  • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Behavior Express Care

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavioral concerns
  • COACHES
  • Coping skills
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Parent skills training
  • Peer relationships

Education

  • B.A. in Psychology, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • APA approved internship, Kennedy Krieger Institute/ Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral fellowships, Kennedy Krieger Institute/ Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and University of Minnesota

Dr. Christianson is a licensed psychologist providing services to children, adolescents, and their families. She is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She specializes in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Specifically, she specializes in developing treatment interventions focused on the reduction of behavioral concerns, deficits, and problems associated with mood, attention, and anxiety. She collaborates closely with teachers, physicians, and other professionals to provide individualized treatment for each client. Dr. Christianson sees clients in the Plymouth and Maple Grove locations.