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Thomas Oriente

MSW Intern

Thomas is a student at the University of Minnesota in the Master of Social Work program. He is currently in his second and final year of the program and is studying to become a therapist. He has been working in the field of social work since 2020 and has an interest in working with age groups ranging from young kids to young adults.

Thomas has experience working in day programs as well as case management where he has spent the majority of his time working with adults with developmental disabilities and adults with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI). Thomas has an interest in working with young kids from a variety of different backgrounds. Thomas believes that a strong client-therapist relationship is the most important part of a therapeutic practice. This requires trust,
comfortability, stability, and support among other things.

In his free time, Thomas loves to watch TV, play video games, listen to music, and cook with his
partner Sarah.