Carol Torgerson has joined the Center for Self-Growth and Renewal, PC as an independent provider. Carol received her M.Ed. in Counseling from North Dakota State University and her M.S. in Addiction Studies from Grand Canyon University. Carol is orginally from a small town in Northwestern Minnesota in a family of educators, and first started working as a teacher. From there she moved into school counseling. She has been a counselor for 19 years in the areas of school, clinical, vocational, and addiction counseling. She has spent her career working with adolescents, individual adults, couples, and families. Carol has extensive experience working with a variety of mental health issues that range from everyday stressors to trauma, loss, anxiety, depression, relationships, and issues within the work place. Carol offers Chemical Dependency Evaluations and Addiction Counseling. She is excited to announce that she has recently added Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to her practice.
Carol is a below the knee amputee as a result of a car accident and so has personal experience when dealing with issues of physical trauma. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and a peer counselor for the American Coalition of Amputees.