Are you in recovery and
struggling to stay on track?

Work, relation­ships, arguments, temptation. You tackle a lot in your day to day and it’s OK you’re not alone. If you need someone to help make sense of it all? A real connection? A peer and partner to help you stay on track with your recovery goals.

Our licensed and highly qualified professionals are here to listen and help guide you. Sankofa is here to help. Sankofa coun­seling comes with over 35 years of cumulative experience. We’re here to listen, mentor, and help, not to judge.

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SERVICES WE OFFER

Individual Psychotherapy

$140 (55 minute session)

Individual psychotherapy sessions offer a focused time to explore areas where you feel especially stuck. Some clients will come to session with specific things they want to discuss. Other times, clients will lean on me to guide the session and assist in the self-exploration process. Both experiences are welcome. It is important you get your needs met. Individual sessions can be weekly or bi-weekly and combined with group psychotherapy.

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Group Psychotherapy

$60 (90 minute session)

Process groups meet weekly to talk about ongoing personal road blocks, share progress toward goals, and develop new ways to relate to others. Groups are facilitated with a mental health focus. I encourage people to make a commitment to attending consistently in order for members to gain trust and familiarity. Some clients will attend both individual and group psychotherapy weekly.

Group size is generally 6 —10 members. Currently offering a Monday evening group from 6:30 — 8pm.

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Chemical Health Assessment

$280 (90 minute session)

Chemical health assessments are often required/recommended by courts, lawyers, family members or employers. The purpose of an assessment is to explore chemical use amounts, frequency, related consequences (emotional, relational, vocational, etc.) and motivation for chemical use. After meeting, I will provide you with my evaluation findings and recommendation.

The assessment report is confidential and you can decide if you want to give it to outside parties. I believe my job is to advocate for your needs.

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PAYMENT & POLICIES

Private Pay

I do not accept medical insurance directly. Each session is fee for service, meaning payment is collected at the end of each therapy session. Many clients utilize their flexible spending dollars, health savings account or medical savings account to pay for services. Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, and Venmo are accepted.

I believe keeping insurance companies out of the therapy process allows sessions to be less prescribed and more effective. Insurance companies require clinicians to focus on diagnosis, treatment plans and proving positive outcomes. I do not want to focus on building a case for why you need care. Your progress in therapy should be organic, personal, and completely confidential. This is why I have opted to leave insurance companies out of our work.

Sliding Scale Available

I offer a reduced rate for clients with low income or significant financial hardship. Please contact me for more information.

Cancelation Policy

If you need to cancel or reschedule an individual or group session, I request that you notify me (via phone/text) at least 24 hours in advance. Missed appointments and cancellations with less than 24 hours will be charged the full session fee.

LIFE AREAS TO EXPLORE

Anxiety
Depression
Stress
Grief & Loss
Sleep Disturbance
Relationship Concerns
Sexual Health
Life Purpose
Family of Origin
Anger Management
Trauma/Abuse
Mood Fluctuation
Work/Life Balance
Self-Care
Legal Consequences
Life Transitions & Adjustment
Chronic Illness

ABOUT ME

Nate Hurse | MSW, MBA, LICSW, & LADC

Addiction Informed Therapist & Recovery Coach

Nate Hurse is a License Independent Clinical social worker. He comes with a wealth of expertise in the areas of clinical and program development, substance use disorders, successful treatment of co-occurring disorders, recovery coaching, as well as specializing in culture-centered counselling. He is also a licensed alcohol and drug counselor in multiple states and has achieved a certification earning him the distinction of advanced alcohol and drug counselor. Nate is also a qualified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) and a National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) registered trainer. Nate is also currently the vice president on the board of NADA.

His career spans over 30 years, having worked in Connecticut, Indiana and spending the last 20 years in Minneapolis at various chemical health treatment centers where he specialized in culturally diverse populations. Nate is also a consultant with the Minnesota DHS Alcohol Drug Abuse Division as a peer reviewer. Nate is also in long term Recovery and is a strong advocate or Peer Recovery/Recovery Coaching.

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420 summit Ave
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St. Paul, MN 55102