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Kloser Than Kin’s mission is to promote community, resiliency and education in order to allow individuals to feel a sense of connectedness, healing and well-being. Who better to learn and grow with than your kinfolk?

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Briana Lindsey MSW, LICSW is a licensed independent clinical social worker and the founder of Kloser Than Kin. Briana obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Concordia University Saint Paul and her master’s degree in clinical social work from The University of Saint Thomas/Saint Catherine’s University. Before establishing Kloser Than Kin Briana has provided mental health services in a number of settings including hospitals, schools and community clinics. Briana is passionate about providing community-based services that promote education, resiliency and autonomy. Briana works with both adolescents and adults in group and individual settings. Briana specializes in several areas related to mental health including depression, anxiety, grief, mood disorders, trauma, stress management, life transitions, chronic health conditions, pre-natal/postpartum and co-occurring disorders. Briana uses a client centered approach in collaboration with several other therapeutic approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy, strengths based and motivational interviewing to meet each client’s needs. Briana is also a board approved clinical supervisor with the Minnesota Board of Social Work.


"Kloser Than Kin helped me work through my anxiety and depression and find the strength to move forward in my life. I'm so grateful for their support and guidance."

Jasmine R.

4450 Nicollet Ave South, Minneapolis, Mn 55419

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