Intisar Hussein MSW, LICSW is a mental health therapist, founder of Lakes Counseling Services and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Social Work at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN. Hussein's practice specializes in mental health, and offers services to individuals from diverse communities impacted by trauma as well as those facing end of life decisions.
“Our worst break could spark our biggest breakthrough and our darkest moment can lead us to light". Everyone at different points in life experiences difficult circumstances and issues that cause stress, anxiety, sadness, grief, anger, confusion, and other responses that impact the quality of our lives and relationships. She believe people carry the answers they seek inside them. Therapy provides a safe place to feel heard, to better listen to yourself, to find your truth and your voice. It can also be a place to practice expressing yourself in new ways; using the therapy relationship to break destructive or unhelpful communication.
She specialize in trauma and grief. She has over 9 years of experience working with clients from many walks of life. Her approach in creating a therapeutic relationship is strength-based, culturally responsive and welcoming. She is a strong believer that by obtaining emotional well-being we can be our best selves daily.
Nothing inspires her more than offering hope to those who are in need and seeking to embark on a healing journey to become the best version of their self. She wholeheartedly, believe in assisting you in facing difficult life challenges, past trauma, pain, worry, and or fears to develop tranquility from the inside out.