Bianka Pineda, Ma
Areas of Interest/Specialty: working with children ages 6 to 21, anxiety (GAD and separation), school-related issues (refusal and academic performance), social skills, anger management, depression
Introduction: Bianka has been a school counselor in the St. Paul Public Schools for seven years. Her therapeutic approach is strengths-based and collaborative. Bianka was born in Guatemala and has lived in the United States since she was a young child. She is currently a St. Paul resident but has lived across the country and has also lived abroad in Stuttgart, Germany.
In her free time, she camps, skis, reads, and enjoys time with her family and their dog.
Licensure: Master’s Level Licensed School Counselor, working towards LPCC under the supervision of Kate Rickord, MA, LP.
Education: Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from University of Minnesota
Office Days & Location: In-person and Telehealth Monday and Friday evenings at the Woodbury location