Macarena Corral, PsyD, LP, RYT
Bilingual, Bicultural Psychologist
Macarena is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. In her clinical practice she provides a wide array of psychological and forensic evaluations, as well as individual therapy with children, adolescents, and adults. Macarena has 12 years of experience working with complex trauma, is certified as a TF-CBT therapist, and has trained in EMDR and trauma informed yoga. She performs evaluations and therapy in both English and Spanish, and has expertise in immigration and other multicultural issues.
Macarena’s approach to therapy focuses on enhancing a client’s strengths through collaboration and empowerment. She sees therapy as a cooperative effort that allows clients to develop insight and grow while navigating complex issues and fostering resiliency. Clients who work with Macarena can expect to learn new skills that they can take outside of the therapy room to make direct changes to the ways they live their life.
Macarena is an Assistant Professor at St. Mary’s University and regularly speaks and teaches on topics related to complex trauma and diversity/immigration in various local and national conferences. She also consults with organizations and clinicians regarding complex trauma and the impact of incorporating yoga into the care of trauma survivors.
Macarena is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Minnesota Psychological Association, and the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Nicole Slavik, PsyD, LP
Nicole is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, who received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. Her clinical practice focuses on individual therapy for adolescents and adults as well as providing psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults. Nicole has extensive experience working with complex trauma and chemical dependency. She has a special interest in treating women survivors of trauma who have learned to cope by abusing drugs and alcohol, and is able to complete chemical use assessments. Nicole also has specialized training in how trauma affects the brain. Specifically, she understands how repeated trauma (including drug and alcohol use) can affect the brain from functioning in a healthy way.
Nicole believes that fostering the therapist-client relationship is of utmost importance for healing and change to occur. Her therapy practice focuses on joining her clients on their journey as they process unhealthy behaviors and thinking patterns and begin to find self-acceptance. Nicole believes that it is her job to help identify the unique strengths and talents that will help a client gain the skills necessary to overcome past, present, and future problems. She strives to be a safe and supportive resource for her clients as they work toward change.
Nicole is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Minnesota Psychological Association.