Last updated: 1/23/2012

Helen Boy, MSW, LICSW, LADC (952) 406-1090
Last Updated: 1/23/2012
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Online counselingOnline counseling

Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Depression Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Parenting Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Women's Issues
Also serving:
Asperger's Syndrome Autism Spectrum Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Developmental Disability Eating Disorders Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Sexual Orientation Stress Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Wellness Initiatives Network, LLC
11900 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 209
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952) 406-1090

Contact: Helen Boy, MSW, LICSW, LADC

Office Hours:
Mon11:00am – 7:00pm
Tue11:00am – 7:00pm
Wed11:00am – 7:00pm
Thu11:00am – 7:00pm
Fri11:00am – 4:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 14

MN - LICSW [16880]
MN - Chemical Dependency Professional [300418 - LADC]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certificate of Intensive Training Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $140
Couples: N/A
Group: $70
Family: $160

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Aware PPO) Medica Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Plus) Medica Health Plans (Select Care PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) PreferredOne Community Health Plan
CIGNA HealthCare PreferredOne Provider Organization
HealthPartners United Behavioral Health (UBH)
HealthPartners (Open Access Network) United Healthcare
Horizon Behavioral Services

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Young Adults (18-25)
Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Interracial Families/Couples Step Families
AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Grandparents Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Evaluation/Diagnostic Holistic Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Body Work (Massage, Touch Therapy) Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Humanistic Internal Family Systems (IFS) Meditation/Relaxation Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Prevention Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Sandplay Therapy Satir Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Group Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Hispanic Irish Native American
Indian Italian Pacific Islander Russian
Professional Associations
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Association for Play Therapy (APT) National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)