Ed Frickson is the president of Family Innovations, Inc., a mental health clinic system that provides outpatient and community-based mental health services to children, adolescents, couples, families, and adults across the Twin Cities area; Alexandria, MN; western Wisconsin; and Saline, MI. Over his career in mental health, Ed has worked in small non-profit settings, HMOs, psychiatric hospital settings, and with an urban county/social services department. Ed received his master's degree in Community Counseling from St. Cloud State University in 1990, and his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1987. He has experience with family therapy, couples counseling, child and adolescent therapy, solution focused therapy, and child trauma. He has significant experience with program development and supporting the professional growth of staff.