Jean Budge, MA

Marriage and Family Therapy Program Associate; Adjunct Faculty Member

Jean received her B.S. degree in Child Development and Criminal Justice from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and her M.A. in Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family from Adler Graduate School in Richfield, Minnesota. Her experience includes: providing parent education to families involved in the legal system, as well as therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and families in their homes. Jean provides evidenced-based practices to individuals, couples, and families, and uses a solution-focused, family-systems approach with her clients. Jean works with children (ages 10 and up), adolescents, individuals, couples, and families to help resolve anger issues, grief/loss, anxiety, depression, and family relationship issues. Jean has also completed Board-Approved Supervisor training and has enjoyed her role as a CTSS supervisor where she encouraged and helped develop the clinical skills of practitioners seeking to become licensed therapists. Jean is looking forward to becoming a Board-Approved Supervisor and expanding her supervisory role.


BS - University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN

MA - Adler Graduate School, Richfield, MN

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Professional Practice: 

Jean has worked in group homes, in client's homes, as an outpatient therapist, and as a site supervisor for students and post-graduates counting hours toward graduation and/or licensure.

Select Presentations: 

Led a workshop on effective communication

Created 20-week curriculum on parenting

Areas of Interest: 

Law enforcement, parenting, and communication.

What I like about Adler Graduate School: 

The social environment which is inclusive, encouraging, and egalitarian.