Marisa Macho Gagner
Marisa Macho Gagner
Clinical Trainee
Ada-Borup Public Schools, Mahnomen County, Norman County

“Although change can be difficult, scary, and confusing, you do not have to do it alone. I am walking right beside you, seeing and believing in your unique gifts, guiding you through obstacles, and ultimately creating with you what you want in your life.”

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Education: University of North Dakota, Lewis and Clark College

Specialty Training: CBT, SFT, Narrative Therapy, Strategic Marital/Family Therapy, Structural Marital/Family Therapy, Experiential Family Therapy, Psychoanalytic Family Therapy, Communications Family Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy, Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Master Practitioner of Hypnosis, Reiki Master

Clinical Interests: Parent-child relationship difficulties, co-parenting through a divorce, parenting a child/teen identifying as LGBTQ, uniting blended families, couples’ conflict and communication difficulties, managing worry and anxiety, growing and expanding self-love, healing through grief & loss, and practicing daily self-care and mindfulness.

Hobbies: Reading, dancing, practicing yoga, nature walks, photography, meditating, spiritual exploration, listening to live music, traveling, learning to sail with my co-captain husband, and “inventing things” with my son.