Abuse / Survivors of Abuse

Years in Practice

25 years +


Golden Valley MN 55422 - United States



Additional Expertise

Divorce Coach, Life Coach, Parenting Coach, Speaker/Presenter, Wellness Coach

I Practice in

All areas, please inquire



I Believe

Moxie: The ability to face difficulty with spirit.

About Kirsten Lysne

Dr. Lysne holds a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and has over twenty years of professional experience in helping individuals feel their best, reach their goals, and improve relationships. She founded Moxie Inc. in 1999, and since then has specialized in helping families manage the transitions of divorce and co-parenting.  Because of her training and experience in the areas of leadership, management and professional development, she has particular expertise with helping those with successful careers and business lives apply their considerable skills to their relationships and family lives.

Dr. Lysne took her undergraduate training at St. Olaf College where she participated in extensive international travel and education. She completed her doctoral studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies, one of the few doctoral psychology programs in the U.S. that specifically integrates multidisciplinary and multicultural perspectives. She completed her clinical internship at the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis,  the largest American Indian behavioral health clinic in the country at that time. She later become the clinic’s director and created for them a professional training and development program. Dr. Lysne has particular expertise in working within cross-cultural or multi-cultural contexts.

Dr. Lysne completed EMDR training in 1995, and is both a Certified EMDR Therapist and an Approved EMDR Consultant. She has completed training in Civil, Family Law, and Elder Mediation and is listed on the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Roster of Qualified Neutrals.