Mr. True Thao

Phone: (651) 771-2155


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Mr. True Thao

True Thao, MSW, LICSW

True Thao is the principal therapist and founder of True Thao Counseling Services. He is a well-respected and experienced clinician in the Twin Cities with nearly thirty years of clinical experience in community mental health, community-based organizations, and hospital trauma center/emergency setting, and with clients of many ethnics and cultural , particularly with the Southeast Asian refugees. He has significant in treating clients with anxiety, depression trauma and is trained in trauma-focused evidence-based modalities.

He is also a well-known consultant and trainer in the Twin Cities. Over the last twenty years, he has provided training on cross-cultural mental health to other mental health providers, the court system, companies in the private sector, manage-cared organizations, and specialty groups.

Further, True has extensive supervision experience and is a MN Board of Social Work certified supervisor. True also speaks Hmong fluently and conversational Lao.