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Mithun, Oslund are care coordinators at Lakewood in Staples

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Amanda Mithun and Sommer Oslund, both social services care coordinators, are the newest members of Lakewood’s Reflections Behavioral Health Unit.

Originally from Staples, Mithun received her Bachelor of Science degree in community psychology, and her Master of Science in marriage and family therapy and community counseling degree, both from St. Cloud State University. She did her graduate internship at the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services in Brainerd.

Having previously focused on working with children and adolescents, Mithun is enjoying the challenges of working in geriatrics.

Originally from Sun Prairie, Wis., Oslund received her Bachelor of Science degree in social work/human relations from St. Cloud State University. She completed her Master of Science degree in social work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Oslund did her graduate internship at the Family Therapy Center in Madison. She is a member of the Minnesota Board of Social Work.

Oslund has clinical interests in mood disorders, dementia, the autism spectrum and multiple mediums of therapeutic techniques. Oslund has been providing clinical behavioral health work for almost a decade, she previously worked for Caritas-Catholic Charities and St. Cloud Hospital, with Clara’s House Partial programs.

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