Marlen is an outpatient therapist at the Minnetonka location, specializing in working with adolescents and adults. She identifies as Latinx, bisexual, and neurodivergent, which allows her to approach therapy with a deep understanding of the intersections of identity and lived experience. Marlen’s commitment to her clients is unwavering, as she is passionate about helping you embrace your authentic self, face life’s challenges with resilience, and work towards your personal goals. With her warm and empathetic approach, Marlen invites you to embark on a transformative therapeutic journey that respects and honors your unique identity and aspirations. In her downtime, you can often find her immersed in a good book, conquering complex jigsaw puzzles, watching Studio Ghibli movies, or engaging in video games as a form of relaxation.
Therapeutic Modalities: Person-centered, Strength-Based, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical-Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Specialties:Adolescent (Ages 12+), Young adults, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Adult ADHD, Anxiety, Body image, Self-esteem