• Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW is a licensed, independent social worker practicing family therapy.  She counsels families individually in home and group settings.
  • Helping Adoptive Families work with their adopted children throughout the Minnesota Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul as well as greater Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • HEAL stands for Hope Empathy And Love, three crucial elements in any healing process. Our focus is on helping to rediscover these emotions in families’ current living situations.
  • Brenda is a licensed, independent social working practicing family therapy. She focuses on adoptive families as it seems to be a population that is not well understood.
HEAL Family Services with Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW provides counseling and therapy to families with adopted children throughout the Minnesota Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul as well as greater MN and WI.

HEAL Family Services

Rediscovering Hope, Empathy, and Love

in Adoptive Families

HEAL stands for Hope Empathy And Love, three crucial elements in any healing process. Our focus is on helping to rediscover these emotions in families’ current living situations.

HEAL Family Services is dedicated to helping families who have been touched by trauma. We work with all families affected by trauma, specializing in adoptive and foster families. HEAL also focuses on helping families, especially parents, to understand and cope with attachment difficulties in their children.

Heal Family Services is owned by Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW  who is a licensed, independent social worker practicing family therapy.  She serves families with adopted children throughout the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as the greater Minnesota areas, Brenda is a clinical social worker and skilled trainer bringing HEALing perspectives into focus while helping families understand and address their children’s difficult behaviors.