Logan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, a minor in Family Studies, and a certificate in Child Welfare and Policy from the University of Northern Iowa in December 2016. They went on to work as a Therapeutic Foster Care Coordinator at Lutheran Social Service from 2017-2019. Logan then earned their Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from University of St. Thomas in May 2020. Logan worked as a contracted individual, group, and family therapist specializing in LGBTQ* clients at Lutheran Social Service from 2020-2021. Logan began working for Ampersand Families as a Youth-Focused Permanency Specialist in September 2021 and was promoted to a Senior Youth-Focused Permanency Specialist in June 2023. Additionally, Logan has had experience working in Child Protection Centers (Waterloo, IA), Adolescent Day Treatment (Burnsville, MN), and as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (Black Hawk County, IA).
Logan lives with their partner, three dogs, and cat in White Bear Lake, MN. They enjoy attending local queer events and spending quiet nights in their backyard around the bonfire. Logan is committed to their own therapy and trauma work and is a strong proponent of others seeking out a therapist to guide them in their personal healing and growth.
Logan experienced abuse and neglect throughout their childhood and adolescence, and while they did not enter the child welfare system, they relate to many of the experiences had by the youth they serve. Logan is passionate about empowering youth to find their voice, identify and meet their life goals, and to take charge of their lives.