Last updated: 11/29/2012

Maggie Elizabeth Bania, MA, LP (763) 560-9610
Last Updated: 11/29/2012
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Maggie Bania MA, LP Licensed Psychologist

Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Dissociative Disorders Interpersonal Relationships Sexual Abuse/Rape Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Anger Management Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Life Transitions Medication Management Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Runaways Self Abuse Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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New Beginnings
7054 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429  

(763) 560-9610

Contact: Maggie Bania

Office Hours:
Mon1:00pm – 9:00pm
Tue1:00pm – 9:00pm
Wed11:00am – 8:00pm
Thu1:00pm – 9:00pm
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling


Years of Experience: 20

MN - Psychologist [LP 3330]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Certified Level II Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: N/A
Group: $60
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicaid QMB: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

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

AETNA (Open Choice) Medical Assistance
Beacon Health Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP)
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Aware PPO) PreferredOne Community Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Plus) PreferredOne Provider Organization
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) UCare Minnesota
First Health (Network) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Great-West Healthcare United Healthcare
HealthPartners (Open Access Network) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
Medica Health Plans

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Brain/Head Injured Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students Disabled Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
EMDR Long-Term
Other theoretical approaches:
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Expressive Therapy Focusing Information and Referral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Mediation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Psychodynamic Psychological Testing and Evaluation Psychopharmacology Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Systemic Thought Field Therapy (TFT) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Group Online Therapy
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Multi-cultural experience:
Professional Associations