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Here's what we believe based upon research and experience coupled with psychological and moral discernment.

What's a Professional Position?

Psychotropic Medication



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  • educational programs,
  • resources,
  • and consultation services

for employees, family members, and work groups.

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For more information or help

  • 24/7, call St. Paul (877) 321 - 7252 (toll-free)
  • Locally call Jerry Jensen, MA, LP (218) 822-3736

Cedarbrook Counseling provides no cost services to MN State Employees and their immediate family members through the MN State Employee Assistance Program (EAP).  For a referral to Jerry Jensen at Cedarbrook Counseling, State of MN Employees may call LifeMatters EAP at 1-800-657-3719.

EAP helps with a wide range of personal and workplace concerns at no cost to employees. Services include, but are not limited to:

  • stress
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  • domestic violence
  • harassment
  • work performance problems
  • burnout and coworker conflicts

Jerry Jensen, MA, LP belongs to the Empathia Affiliate Network which provides Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) to State of MN employees and their immediate family members.  For a free referral to Jerry, State of MN Employees may call LifeMatters EAP at 1-800-657-3719.


Imagine that -- the Mommy Track might be a good thing.

An informed professional position is an opinion that is logically reasoned, based on critical analysis of available information, and consistent with education and professional clinical experience.

Sometimes, we are led to believe that everyone's opinion holds the same value as everyone else's. At Cedarbrook, we believe that every person is equal regarding their humanity and all are deserving of dignity, respect, and rights. We respect and admire both surgeons and dentists. But when it comes to a decision about a heart transplant, we'll go with the surgeon's opinion.

How did it get to be that Professional Positions are considered biased?

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..." is "one of the best-known sentences in the English language" and is an important statement on human rights.

All people are equal in essence and equally deserving of dignity, respect, and "certain unalienable Rights." But does that mean everyone's opinion is equal?  If my opinion is not the same as yours, am I biased? Or are you?  Or is it all of the above?

Let me share some thoughts about what is a bias and what is a professional position.

Here is more in-depth information from the blog post: ADHD Medication Makes Things Worse

The US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded the Multimodal Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (MTA).  It was designed to evaluate the leading treatments for ADHD,