Christine Harnack, MA, LMFT

Christine (Chris) Harnack is a Mental Health Professional, Trainer, Consultant and Clinical Supervisor.  She has a master’s degree in Psychological Services and Counseling with a concentration in Adlerian Psychology from St. Mary’s University. Chris is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is certified as a clinical supervisor by the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy. 

Over 40 years, Chris has developed, managed and supervised mental health programs in outpatient, in-home, group home, residential treatment, and chemical dependency settings. She has special interest in working with children and adolescents struggling with ADHD and anxiety disorders, and in behavioral health service quality improvement; helping organizations become trauma-informed and culturally sensitive. She has served on the Governor’s Subcommittee for Children’s Mental Health, was actively involved in the Strengthening Families Affected by Incarceration Collaborative, the Minnesota Association for Community Mental Health Programs and Aspire MN (formerly MCCCA).  She is an instructor for Youth Mental Health First Aid and for Another Kind of Happy Hour, a course stepped in Positive Psychology.  Chris retired from her position as the Director of Staff and Program Development in September of 2018. In her retirement, Chris continues to provide clinical supervision and consultation to the staff of the TSA Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program and provides a few trainings for the staff and interns of TSA.