McMahon Counseling & Consultation Services, LLC
Deena McMahon is a licensed independent clinical social worker with a national reputation for excellence in areas ranging from adoption dynamics and attachment therapy to childhood sexual abuse and trauma.
Making a Difference in Clients' Lives
Since 1981, Deena McMahon has made a difference in the lives of adults, children, adolescents, couples, families and mental health professionals in Minnesota and throughout the nation.
She has spoken nationally on the dynamics of attachment, brain development and early trauma. She performs forensic assessments and frequently serves as an expert witness in court proceedings regarding permanency placements, child custody and other issues. She is noted for her work in the areas of adoption, attachment therapy and childhood sexual abuse.
Recently, Deena McMahon completed the Child Development section for Minnesota's District Court Bench Book, the document judges rely on for best practice. She has also just developed a children’s mental health curriculum which will be required statewide for foster care licensing CEU.
Services for Mental Health Professionals
Social services agencies turn to Ms. McMahon for help addressing challenging individual cases as well as systemic issues that impede the efficient and effective delivery of services to clients. Her trainings for mental health professionals on how to serve children and families in the child welfare system are in high demand.
Whether you are an attorney looking for an expert witness for a child custody case, an individual seeking a respected therapist known for practical and effective approaches to challenging problems, or a social services agency in need of training or clinical consultation, please contact McMahon Counseling & Consultation Services.
From offices in St. Paul, Ms. McMahon provides professional mental health services throughout Minnesota and across the nation.