Emma Virden (she/her)

Accepting Clients

I specialize in working with young children, adults, and parents struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, healthy eating, and stress.

Licensed Master of Social Work in Oakdale, MN
Supervised by Heather Deveny-Leggitt, LICSW

About My Clients

I enjoy working with clients who want to find new ways to navigate life’s challenges as well as their mental health symptoms. They may be struggling with symptoms of depression and/or anxiety, trauma processing and triggers, interpersonal relationships, or addiction behaviors such as excessive spending, eating, or holding on to items that are affecting their well-being. Clients may want to identify patterns that are holding them back from the life they want.

My Background and Approach

Choosing to come to therapy is a difficult decision, and it’s just as difficult to open yourself up to a new therapist. That’s why my focus is always first on building trust and a relationship with clients, establishing a safe space where clients can feel comfortable with being vulnerable and voicing their inner experiences.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I believe in overall health and well-being as the goal, and consider all aspects of a client’s life as we explore how pieces are woven together. I use an integrative approach, incorporating mindfulness/presence, early experiences, attachment, and neurobiology to support growth and healing. We develop a plan together, with your goals in mind, as we strive to address what might be holding you back from the life you want to live.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Out of Network
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Medicaid
  • Optum
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • United Healthcare
  • UMR
  • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Medica Health Plans
  • Health Partners
  • Preferred One
  • Healthpartners
  • BlueCross of Minnesota Medicaid
  • Minnesota Medical Assistance
  • UCare
  • Evernorth
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: Less than a year
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $120 - 275/session


6514473605 Email Emma
7250 Hudson Blvd. N., Suite 205
Oakdale, MN 55128

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