Taylor Osterud


Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Register Art Therapist


Art Therapy, AIR Network, Trauma Informed, Parts work


Minnetonka Office, Telehealth

Education, Trainings, Affiliations
  • Adaptive Internal Relational (AIR) Network Certified Practioner,  
  • Member, Minnesota Art Therapy Association, 
  • Member, American Art Therapy Association, 
  • DBT Intensive trained (Behavioral Tech) 
  • Master of Arts, Psychotherapy, emphasis Art Therapy, Adler Graduate School 
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Minnesota, Morris, MN 

“If I could say it in works there would be no reason to paint” –Edward Hopper 

Taylor’s (she/her) approach as a therapist is to promote insights that allow for self-compassion, confidence, and healing. Taylor seeks to authentically create a safe space to share and explore through the creative process. Art therapy provides an outlet for expression when words are not enough. Art can be a conduit for healing. Taylor uses art as a way to encourage communication, insight, and start the process of self-healing. Taylor will work at your pace with no judgment or pressure; this is your journey. Taylor believes in trusting the process and where it will take you and guiding you to find your authentic self.  

Taylor has experience working with anxiety, depression, trauma-related disorder, grief and loss, dissociative disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and LGBTQ+ community. She will integrate talk therapy, trauma-informed practices, and empathy to assist you in reaching your goals. Taylor’s enjoys working with late adolescence, emerging adults, and adults.  

Taylor received her Bachelor of Arts in Art Therapy and Liberal Arts for Human Services at the University of Minnesota, Morris, in 2014. She received her Master of Arts in Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy, with an emphasis in Art Therapy, in January 2018. She is a member of the Minnesota Art Therapy Association and the American Art Therapy Association. Taylor is certified in Adaptive Internal Relation (AIR) Network and completed Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) intensive training through Behavioral Tech.