Jennifer M. Knapp, MS, LMFT

Professional Licenses

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, state of Minnesota, #2340 initial licensure date August 2012
  • American Association Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor-2016
  • MN Board Marriage & Family Therapy Approved Supervisor, LMFT-2015
  • MN Board Behavioral Health & Therapy Approved Supervisor, LPCC-2016

Advanced Training

  • Trauma, Attachment, and Neuro Science, Bessel van der Kolk, April 2015
  • I see you, I feel you, I know you: An EMDR attachment-focused model to heal the parent, the child, and heal their bond, Ana Gomez, June 2015
  • EFT Externship- October 2015
  • Trauma and attachment in Families, Daniel Hughes, June 2014
  • Internal Family Systems, Dick Swartz, May 2014
  • State of Affairs: Rethinking our clinical attitude towards infidelity, Esther Perel, May 2012
  • EMDR Externship Level II-2012
  • DBT training-2010
  • MN Rule 110 Qualified Neutral-2010

Community Presentations

  • Meeting the Mental Health Needs of LGBTQ Students, Elk River School District, November 2017
  • Parent Education Series, monthly topics, Elk River School District, September 2017–May 2018
  • Perfectionism and Anxiety: How to be Enough!, Buffalo Partners for Youth & Families, February 2017
  • What to Expect in the Teen Years, Elk River Parent Education series, September 2016
  • Healing Attachment and Trauma Wounds, Minnesota Adopt Coalition presentation, January 2016
  • Supporting Parents and Caregivers of Children with Trauma, Wright County Partnership for Families presentation, March 2012
  • Single Parents and the Importance of Community, Elk River Community Presentation Series, September–December 2012


  • Knapp, J. , Polley, S, and Floren, R. (2017). Increasing Cultural Competencies in Supervision through Self-Reflection of Identities. Minnesota Association of Marriage & Family Therapy Spring Conference, April 21, 2017, Minneapolis MN.
  • Knapp, J, Heiden-Rootes, K.M, Miller, B, Cates, J, Edwards, L, Goodwin, A (2017). Enhancing Cultural Competencies with Attunement & Humility. American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Conference, October 6, 2017, Atlanta, GA.
  • A Whole Brain Approach to Parenting, Wright County Partnership for Families presentation, November 2010

Honors & Professional Organizations

  • Minnesota Association of Marriage & Family Therapy at-large board member, Chair of Social Justice Committee, 2017-present
  • American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy, Clinical Fellow, membership since 2011
  • Minnesota Association of Marriage & Family Therapy, membership since 2011
  • Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, 2012-present