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Our 2018 School Supply Drive is on!

Help us stock 200+ backpacks to disperse to kids in need throughout the Twin Cities – and help them feel confident and ready for their school year. 

You can donate via Amazon, or drop off wish list items at our Richfield or Golden Valley locations.

All donations are greatly appreciated and truly help kids start the school year off right! 


“Our son…cares about himself and others around him…He has regained hope and faith in life…And as a family, we have a huge increase in the positive interaction and time we share. Thank you for giving us so much.”

- Headway Client

Vanessa Boerhave, PsyD, LP

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Co-Located Therapist
Upper Mississippi Academy 

Phone: 612-798-8203
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: vanessa.boerhave@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 

Vanessa joined Headway in September, 2015 and has been working in human services since 2010. She provides outpatient psychotherapy and psychological assessments and evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults, and is a member of our Impact team. In addition to providing therapy at our Richfield outpatient clinic, she also works co-located at Upper Mississippi Academy. She has experience working with numerous populations, including LGBTQ clients, juvenile offenders, and individuals who have experienced complex trauma. She values therapeutic approaches that are trauma-informed, strength-based, and often incorporates mindfulness-based techniques into the therapeutic process. She is passionate about understanding the neuro-biological impacts of trauma and is a certified Adaptive Internal Relational (AIR) Network Model Therapist.She is excited to have the ability to provide a wide range of services to culturally and diagnostically diverse populations. "I hope to provide a safe place for individuals to be themselves, process current and past challenges, and facilitate awareness of how their unique strengths can be utilized to improve their psychological health and well-being," she says.

In her spare time, Vanessa enjoys traveling, being outdoors, fishing, practicing mindfulness, and spending time with her family.

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