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Venus BurneyLICSW

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What would be important for someone to know about working with you?

It would be important for someone to know that I am a woman of faith. I enjoy working with anyone regardless of their belief system, and know that we all can learn from each other. It would also be important for someone to know that I identify as African American/Black and provide a safe space to discuss culturally specific care for persons of color.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I provide a safe and confidential space to work through past and current experiences, traumas, and identify goals. I teach and model healthy coping skills to manage life stressors. My friends would describe me as attentive, a good listener, inciteful, direct, encouraging, and caring. My style is personable. I encourage that clients challenge barriers to personal success, and I am solution-focused.

What does a first session with you look like?

Your first session with me is sure to be welcoming, inviting, and a more formal. You can expect to be asked some personal background questions about your medical/mental health and family health history, as well as the primary reason you're seeking therapy services. While we most likely won't dive into anything too deep during this session, it's to allow you more time to talk about the details of the issue in subsequent sessions. Confidentiality clause, treatment planning, and scheduling will be reviewed as well.


Adolescent mental health

Learning disabilities


Coping Skills


General Expertise



Work Stress

Relationship Issues



Borderline Personality Disorder

Race & Cultural Identity

In-Network Insurance

Sana Benefits


First Session$130
Family Therapy$150
Couples Therapy$130
Individual Therapy$130

Types of Therapy

Couples Session

Individual Session


Young Adults (18-24)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness Practices

Strength Based Therapy

Culturally Sensitive Therapy


  • Minnesota, LICSW, 21489


Master of Clinical Social Work, University of St. Thomas

Work History

Clinical Independent Social Worker 11+ years of Mental Health experience, 5 years of Outpatient Psychotherapy experience. Currently I am seeing clients 15-17, Individuals, & Couples. I am personable, encouraging, and professional. Therapeutic modalities I specialize in: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused, Narrative, and DBT Skills.

Frequently Asked Questions About Venus Burney, LICSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Venus Burney, LICSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Venus Burney accepting new clients?

Yes, Venus Burney is accepting new clients.

Does Venus Burney accept insurance?

Yes, Venus Burney accepts insurance, including Sana Benefits.

What types of therapy does Venus Burney offer?

Venus Burney offers therapy for couples and individuals.

Does Venus Burney offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in Minnesota can book Venus Burney for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Venus Burney offer online therapy?

Yes, Venus Burney offers online therapy to people in Minnesota.

How quickly can I see Venus Burney?

Venus Burney typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Venus Burney speak?

Venus Burney conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Venus Burney online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Venus Burney online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.