Neko Vanevenhoven

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Neko Vanevenhoven


Maplewood , MN


Neko received his Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Bethel Seminary, and is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist through the state of Minnesota.

Neko is trained to view life’s difficulties through a systemic-trauma lens and he uses that lens to work alongside those struggling with difficulties in life. He has a deep passion for everyone to know that they have value; no matter where they are or where they have been, they hold intrinsic value. He wants each person to know they are capable of healing and transformation no matter what choices they have made or despite what life has thrown at them.

Special Areas of Interest:

  • Historical/Generational Trauma
  • Foster Care
  • Identity/Self Image
  • Faith Counseling/Spiritual Integration
  • Single Parent Homes/Divorce
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Behavioral Difficulties/Anger Management
  • Relationship Difficulties/Couples Therapy
    • Prepare Enrich Certified
  • Grief & Loss
  • Sexuality
  • Addiction
  • Communication & Conflict Resolution

Licensure, Certifications, Affiliations & Evidence-Based Specialties:

  • MN Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #3798
  • Member Minnesota Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Intensive Treatment in Foster Care