Private Practice
We are a private practice association of Mental Health Professionals committed to providing the highest quality outpatient mental health services.


Privacy
We are committed to maintaining your confidentiality and safeguarding your privacy and dignity.


Services Provided

Mental health services, urgent care, outpatient services, group therapy, psychiatric services for children, adolescents and adults, adolescent and adult day treatment, family counseling.

(651) 454-0114


Participating Plans
We are a service provider for many major health plans including Blue Cross, Medica, Health Partners, Medicare, Minnesota Medical Assistance, Preferred One, Choice Plus, UCare, Managed Health Network, and Behavioral Health Care Providers.

Our Professionals

Apple Valley | Eagan | Edina | Lakeville | Maplewood | SW Minneapolis | Woodbury 

Apple Valley Staff

  • pdoyle

    Patrick Doyle, PhD, LP

    Clinic Director, PhD University of Minnesota. Practice includes individual, marital, family and group therapy. Specializing in depression, anxiety, premarital / marriage therapy, child adjustment and adolescent adjustment, work adjustment, occupational stress, grief issues, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. All ages
  • LaurenSnyder

    Lauren Snyder, MSW, LGSW

    Lauren is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a Masters in Social Work from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University. Previous experience includes working with children and families who have a developmental disability diagnosis and emotional/behavioral diagnoses; individual and group work with adults using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Holistic/Humanistic approaches. Areas of interest with children include Autism Spectrum Disorders, attachment difficulties, divorce, social skills difficulties, school difficulties, and behavioral struggles. Areas of interest with adults include process addictions (gambling, eating, spending, sex and work), relationship difficulties, grief and loss, and adjustment/life transitions. Lauren has the ability to incorporate Christian values and a faith-based approach with clients upon request. Ages 3+
  • Christina

    Christina Mense MSW, LGSW

    Christina holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University and has experience providing therapeutic services in diverse mental health and substance abuse fields. Christina’s approach to therapy is collaborative and strengths-based. Her work is informed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), solution focused and skills-based approaches. Clinical interests include depression, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders, suicidal thoughts, self-injurious behaviors, transition of life issues, occupational distress, interpersonal difficulties (including couples therapy), substance abuse and crisis intervention. Christina believes in mind-body awareness and promotes general wellness. She strives to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment to help each individual and family work towards change, growth and understanding of themselves so they may live a healthy and fulfilling life. Currently serving adolescents, adults and couples 16+.

Eagan Staff

  • pdoyle

    Patrick Doyle, PhD, LP

    Clinic Director, PhD University of Minnesota. Practice includes individual, marital, family and group therapy. Specializing in depression, anxiety, premarital / marriage therapy, child adjustment and adolescent adjustment, work adjustment, occupational stress, grief issues, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. All ages
  • mdonndelinger

    Michael Donndelinger, M.D.

    M.D. Psychiatry, University of Minnesota. Practice includes psychiatric consultation and psychotropic medication evaluation and management. Young children through young adults. 
  • mtichey

    Michelle Tichey, MD

    M.D. Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School. Practice includes psychiatric consultation and psychotropic medication evaluation and management. Ages 21+
  • jbyrd

    Jocelyn Byrd, LICSW

    Clinical Social Worker, Master of Social Work, University of Alabama. Practice includes work with adults in individual and group therapy. Specializing in depression, anxiety, post partum depression, parenting, women's issues, assertiveness, stress management, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Ages 16+
  • mcronin

    Molly Cronin, LICSW

    Clinical Social Work. San Diego State University. Practice includes individuals, adolescents, family, couples and group therapy. Specializes in women’s midlife and survivor issues, recovery from trauma, depression, grief and loss, and blended families.
  • rhavel

    Robert Havel, PsyD, LP

    Licensed Psychologist, Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. Specializing in behavior, anger and anxiety management, DBT, and cognitive behavior therapy. Practice includes mood, anxiety and panic disorders, and ADHD Testing.  Ages 18+
  • Amy Miller-Engelhard

    Amy Miller Engelhard, M.A., LMFT

    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, University of St. Thomas. Practice includes working with children and adults in individual, and family therapy. Areas of special interest include play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, childhood disorders, school concerns, behavior concerns, adoption, family change, and parenting skills. Ages 3+.
  • lsorenson

    Lisa Sorenson-Woodhull, MSW, LICSW

    Clinical Social Worker, University of Minnesota. Practice includes individuals, couples, and family therapy with children, adolescents, and adults. Areas of special interest include mood and anxiety disorders, adjustment (situational and life stage) issues, grief and loss, relationship and family issues. Ages 17+
  • ksprole

    Kathleen Sprole, MSW, LICSW

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Master of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. Works with individuals struggling with eating disorders, affective disorders, personality disorders and addictions. Works with adolescents and adults. Ages 14+

     

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    Anne Troff-Heck, MA, LPCC

    License Professional Clinical Counselor, Ball State University, IN. Specialty areas include depression and anxiety, coping with serious and persistent mental illness, cognitive behavioral therapy, stress management, relationship issues, women’s issues, crisis management, self-harm, and recovery from trauma. Ages 18+.

     

  • RebeccaJohnson

    Rebecca Johnson, LICSW

    Rebecca Johnson is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, and MSW graduate from St Thomas University. Practice involves individual adults therapy.: Areas of interest anxiety, mood disorders , drug and alcohol issues, women issues, grief and loss, chronic pain, GLBT issues, co-occurring disorders with mental health, substance abuse, and medical issues. Utilizes a variety of therapeutic models and techniques. Rebecca works with a client centered approach and other treatment approaches. Rebecca is trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Ages 18+
  • Alex Johnson

    Alex Johnson, MSW, LICSW, LADC

    Alex Johnson is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from University of St. Thomas along with certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling. Alex believes in the importance of a client centered, strengths based, and solution oriented therapy process. He specializes in chemical dependency, addicted family systems, trauma/abuse, PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, work stressors, and life changing transitions. Alex is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). GLBT friendly. Ages 13+

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    Matthew Carlson, MA, LPCC

    Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Master’s Degree from Bethel university. Practice includes individual and group psychotherapy. Areas of interest include: depression, anxiety, treatment of sexual abuse and misconduct (including preventative work), sexual addictions, men’[s issues, self-esteem, and stress management. Christian counseling available upon request. Ages 17+
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    Amber Schupp M.A., LPCC

    Amber is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Master of Arts from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in Counseling and Psychological Services

    Areas of interest include: depression, anxiety, divorce, attachment difficulties, school difficulties, poor impulse control, stress management, social skills development, communication difficulties, and relational problems. Enjoys working with adolescents, adults, families providing both individual and group therapy. Specializes in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and other treatment approaches. Ages 10+

  • JennBenson

    Jenn Benson, MA, LMFT

    Throughout life, people face various obstacles. These obstacles may feel overwhelming and sometimes, insurmountable. Working with a therapist who is a good fit is a magnificent strength to help during these times. Some things I do in therapy that help garner strength are teaching how to utilize support systems and coping skills. I practice creating a safe environment to foster development of healthy communication skills. My areas of interest are helping those suffering from depression, anxiety, panic, trauma, chemical dependency/abuse, stress management, self-exploration, life transitions, family conflict, and more. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master’s degree from Argosy University. I work mostly with individuals and families. Ages 13+

  • bryntaylor

    Bryn Taylor, MA, LPCC

    Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Bryn has a Master of Arts degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Bryn enjoys working with adolescents and adults to develop conflict resolution skills, communication skills, emotion regulation skills, social skills, impulse control, self-exploration, and self-esteem building skills. Bryn specializes in treating people with various diagnoses including Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Post Traumatic Stress, attachment difficulties, and history of abuse. Bryn strives to help people explore and develop their strengths in an effort to empower them to confidently manage symptoms as well as challenges that present in life. Ages 12+

  • KerstinGorham

    Kerstin Gorham, MA, LAMFT

    Kerstin Gorham is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist with a master’s degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She is trained in systemic and experiential approaches to therapy, including Structural, Emotion-Focused, and Internal Family Systems. She has worked with families, couples, and individuals of all ages who have experienced significant trauma and adversity. Kerstin believes in the importance of relationships and is passionate about helping her clients along the path they set for themselves. Areas of special interest include anxiety, depression, sexual abuse and assault, PTSD, grief and loss, parenting and co-parenting, and interracial couples and families. Kerstin is certified in PREPARE/ENRICH for couples and trained in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and the Developmental Repair Model for working with children who have experienced complex trauma. Ages 4+.

  • DanielleKuka

    Danielle Kuka, MSW, LGSW

    Danielle Kuka is a master’s level clinician with over 15 years of experience in the field of social work.  She received her MSW at the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN.  Danielle believes in the innate healing and resiliency of each individual.  She is strength based and collaborative in her work with clients. Danielle provides individual and group therapy to adults who are experiencing symptoms of Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Relationship Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Pain, and Grief.  Ages 18+ 
  • LeahJacob

    Leah Jacob, MSW, LGSW

    Leah Jacob is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University in New York City. Practice includes work with adolescents, and adults. Areas of interest include: Depression, anxiety, health stressors, eating disorders, women's issues, life transitions, self-worth, interpersonal challenges, and adolescent issues. Ages 13+. 
  • MatthewLindberg

    Matthew Lindberg, MA, LPCC

    Matthew has been a Master’s level clinician with more than 15 years of experience. Obtained my Master’s degree from Adler Graduate School in 2001. Specialty areas are Addictions:  alcohol, drugs and other ways to emotional numb, anger management, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, ADHD, TBI,  individuals with criminal backgrounds, chronic pain, and individuals with co-occurring medical problems. He provides counseling individually, in groups: facilitate an anger management group, and will provide family therapy.  Matthew utilizes a person centered approach and he is very collaborative with clients. Utilizes: DBT, CBT, EMDR, and other holistic approaches in my counseling . The goal is to treat the whole person!   Ages 13 and older

     
     
     
  • LaurenSnyder

    Lauren Snyder, MSW, LGSW

    Lauren is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a Masters in Social Work from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University. Previous experience includes working with children and families who have a developmental disability diagnosis and emotional/behavioral diagnoses; individual and group work with adults using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Holistic/Humanistic approaches. Areas of interest with children include Autism Spectrum Disorders, attachment difficulties, divorce, social skills difficulties, school difficulties, and behavioral struggles. Areas of interest with adults include process addictions (gambling, eating, spending, sex and work), relationship difficulties, grief and loss, and adjustment/life transitions. Lauren has the ability to incorporate Christian values and a faith-based approach with clients upon request. Ages 3+
  • DanThomason

    Dan Thomason, PsyD, LP

    Licensed Psychologist, Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. Practice includes the skills of a generalist, treating adolescents and adults who are struggling with mood, anxiety, panic disorders, and post traumatic stress. He works with  individuals, families and couples.  He brings expertise in working with couples and families, and is willing to incorporate a faith based approach to therapy.  Ages 12-79
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    Sarah Damerow, APRN, DNP, PMHNP-BC

    Dr. Damerow received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the University of Minnesota in May 2015. She has worked in psychiatry since 2012, and has had a variety of experiences in inpatient, outpatient, chemical dependency, and community mental health settings. She has worked with child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations, and is board-certified to provide psychiatric diagnostic evaluations, medication management and psychotherapy to people of all ages
     
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    Megan McTeague, MSW, LGSW

    Megan is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University. Areas of interest include depression, anxiety, LGBTQ, trauma, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, interpersonal skills, suicidal thinking and behavior, and crisis intervention.  Megan has experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and psychodynamic approaches to treatment. Enjoys working with adolescents and young adults in both individual and group therapy. Megan is a Certified Crisis Worker through the American Board of Suicidology. Ages 13+

        
     
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    Hannah Langholz, MSW, LGSW

    Hannah is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University. Areas of interest include depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, LGBTQ, trauma, and attachment.  Hannah provides individual and group therapy utilizing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychodynamic and strengths-based approaches. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. 6+
     
  • Justina Peters

    Justina Peters, MA, LPC, CCW

    Justina is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.  Areas of interest include depression, anxiety, trauma, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal skills, mindfulness, occupational stress, grief, suicidal thinking and behavior, and crisis intervention.  Justina has experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing.  Justina enjoys working with adolescents and adults in both individual and group therapy.  Justina is a Certified Crisis Worker through the American Association of Suicidology.  Ages 13+


     
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    Jessica Maryniuk, PsyD, MA

    Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology and Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.  Works with couples, families, and individuals ages 12 and up.  Works with clients in regards to infidelity, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment/life transition difficulties, LGBTQ, and marital or familial problems.  Jessica uses a strengths-based and systemic cognitive behavioral approach. Ages 12+


     
  • Raelene

    Raelene Carlson, MSW LGSW

    Raelene is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University. Areas of interest include depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, LGBTQ, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal skills, mindfulness, suicidal thinking and behavior, and crisis intervention. Raelene enjoys providing individual and group therapy utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and strengths-based approaches. She has experience working with adults 18+.

  • Ted

    Ted Cooper, MA, LPC

    Ted is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s Degree from The Adler Graduate School. He works with individuals, couples and groups, and has areas of focus in anxiety, depression, self-esteem, men’s issues, work and vocational challenges, autism and intellectual impairments, anger management, effective communication, social skills development, diverse cultures, divorce, co-parenting, schizophrenia, PTSD, co-dependency and addictive behaviors. Ted is a highly encouraging and empowering therapist with an informal, conversational style, and uses a mix of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Adlerian and Narrative therapy approaches. (Ages 15+)

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    Lauren Nielsen MSW, LGSW

    Lauren is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Minnesota. She has experience working therapeutically with individuals, couples, and groups and is interested in working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples from all backgrounds with a wide range of therapeutic needs. Areas of specific interest include depression, anxiety, trauma, mindfulness, LGBTQ, attachment, adjustment/life transition difficulties, and children/ adolescent grief. Lauren utilizes the following therapeutic approaches in her work: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychodynamic attachment therapy, nondirective play therapy, sand tray therapy, and strengths-based approaches. Ages 5+

  • Michelle

    Michelle Retzer M.S., LPC, NCC

    Michelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Michelle is a National Certified Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. Her areas of interest include depression, anxiety, trauma, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal skills, mindfulness, issues with adjustment/life transitions, occupational stress, suicidal thinking and behavior (crisis intervention), and gender and sexual exploration. Michelle has experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing with adolescents and adults to address both mental health and chemical dependency concerns. Michelle enjoys working with adolescents and young adults in both individual and group therapy. Ages 12+

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    Brian Nelson M.A

    Brian Nelson is a master’s level clinician with experience including outpatient, inpatient and residential settings.  He has a Master of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University.  His practice includes working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.  Brian has experience working with clients with disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar, PTSD, depression, panic and anxiety. He also works with children, adolescents, and families on behavior and attention concerns in the home as well as school. Brian incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy and other approaches to best fit each client and work on what people feel they wish to improve. Ages 5+

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    Mara Morley MA

    Mara is a master’s level clinician, with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults through individual and group therapy. Areas of interest include: anxiety, depression, attachment, trauma, parenting, life transitions, stress management, abuse, relationship difficulties, social skills, self-esteem, school concerns, and identity/cultural issues (LGBTQ, race, spirituality, etc.). Her strengths-based approach utilizes: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), play therapy, and Adlerian therapy. All ages welcome.

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    Carrie Miller MA LAMFT

    Carrie Miller works with couples, families and individuals (preteen and up).  She is committed to helping clients heal through the harnessing of their own strength and resiliency. She believes that increased resiliency is the result of healthier more connected relationships with loved ones. Carrie is an LAMFT with a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary's University. She has specialized training in evidence-based practices for trauma including EMDR, and is working towards certification as a Family Trauma Professional.  She has also been trained in a best practice therapy for couples, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).  Much of Carrie's experience has been with adolescents and their families impacted by depression, anxiety, self-injurious behavior, suicidal ideation, trauma and family conflict.

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    Patrick Doyle, PhD, LP

    Clinic Director, PhD University of Minnesota. Practice includes individual, marital, family and group therapy. Specializing in depression, anxiety, premarital / marriage therapy, child adjustment and adolescent adjustment, work adjustment, occupational stress, grief issues, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. All ages
  • Natalie Lau

    Natalie Lau, MA, LMFT

    Natalie is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with a Masters Degree from The MN School of Professional Psychology. Natalie has experience conducting psychological assessments, working with children, adolescents, adults and families and has also facilitated many group therapy sessions, intensive outpatient program sessions, and partial-hospitalization program sessions.  Her areas of interest include but are not limited to: eating disorders, feeding disorders, body image, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, family systems, adolescent parenting, child/parent relational work, self-harm and perfectionism. Natalie is a compassionate, optimistic and genuine therapist that believes true and lasting change comes from within and is possible! (Ages 12+)
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    Katelin Cranny, MSW LGSW

    Katelin is a master’s level clinician with over five years of experience working in a high-risk mental health setting.  She received her Masters of Social Work through the clinical social work program at University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. Katelin’s approach is working with the client to meet their goals and improve their overall quality of life. Areas of interest and experience include: change of life and adjustment stressors, emotional regulation, distress tolerance, depression, anxiety, suicidal thinking and behaviors, relationship difficulties and family dynamics. Katelin’s approach is mindful of brain development and how mental illness affects development and the body. She works with children (ages 5+), adolescents and adults providing individual, couples and family therapy. 

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    Nancy Hudgins, MA, LPCC (18+)

    Nancy is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Master's Degree from Adler Graduate School. Her experience and areas of interest include but are not limited to anxiety and mood disorders, trauma, addiction and adjusting to life transitions. She strives to provide a supportive environment and collaborates with individuals to create a therapy experience customized to address their personal needs and goals using a holistic, strength-based approach. Nancy specializes in working one-on-one with individuals 18 and up.

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    Steve Baardson, MA, LP

    Masters in Clinical Psychology, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN. Practice includes providing services for individuals, couples & family therapy; ADHD evaluation for children, adolescents & adults; ADHD therapy; psychological testing; Asperger's disorder; cognitive-behavioral therapy; men's mental health services. Also works with issues that include depression and anxiety, anger management, conduct disorder, grief counseling, and mood disorders. Able to incorporate Faith-based and Christian counseling as part of treatment when requested. Children, adolescents & adults; Ages 10+

     

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    Marea Kinsella, MA, LMFT

    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Master's Degree from Argosy University. Practice includes individual, couples and family therapy with children and adults. Areas of interest include autism spectrum disorders (ASD), parenting skills, family and relational issues, anxiety and depression. Ages 12+

     

  • Sujit Varma

    Sujit Varma, M.D.

    M.D Psychiatry. Practice includes psychiatric consultation and psychotropic medication evaluation and management. Ages 18+

     

  • Alex Johnson

    Alex Johnson, MSW, LICSW, LADC

    Alex Johnson is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from University of St. Thomas along with certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling. Alex believes in the importance of a client centered, strengths based, and solution oriented therapy process. He specializes in chemical dependency, addicted family systems, trauma/abuse, PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, work stressors, and life changing transitions. Alex is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). GLBT friendly. Ages 13+

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    Matthew Lindberg, MA, LPCC

    Matthew has been a Master’s level clinician with more than 15 years of experience. Obtained my Master’s degree from Adler Graduate School in 2001. Specialty areas are Addictions:  alcohol, drugs and other ways to emotional numb, anger management, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, ADHD, TBI,  individuals with criminal backgrounds, chronic pain, and individuals with co-occurring medical problems. He provides counseling individually, in groups: facilitate an anger management group, and will provide family therapy.  Matthew utilizes a person centered approach and he is very collaborative with clients. Utilizes: DBT, CBT, EMDR, and other holistic approaches in my counseling . The goal is to treat the whole person!   Ages 13 and older

     
     
     
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    Sarah Damerow, APRN, DNP, PMHNP-BC

    Dr. Damerow received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the University of Minnesota in May 2015. She has worked in psychiatry since 2012, and has had a variety of experiences in inpatient, outpatient, chemical dependency, and community mental health settings. She has worked with child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations, and is board-certified to provide psychiatric diagnostic evaluations, medication management and psychotherapy to people of all ages
     
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    Michal Frank, MA, LPCC, CRC

    Michal Frank is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She has a Masters degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor degree in Education and Child Development.

    Michal has a wide range of experience including working with infants, children, adolescents, individuals, groups, and families. As an Israeli who served in the army, she has an added understanding of trauma, PTSD and military culture.

    Areas of experience include but are not limited to: Parenting skills training, child development, social skills and behavioral difficulties, children and adults with disabilities, work and vocational planning, adjustment/life transitions, and cultural-identity issues (including LGBTQ, religion, and immigration).

    Michal uses a variety of therapeutic Strengths-Based models and techniques including: Play therapy, Sand Tray therapy, Art therapy, Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) , Talk therapy and more. All ages.
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    Diem Cao, LADC, LICSW

    Diem is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Clinical Social Work from The University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University. Diem has extensive experience working with Southeast Asian refugee and immigrant populations. Previous experience includes working with adults and children in individual and group therapy using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused, mindfulness based practices, and strength-based approaches. Her practice includes treating clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress, relationship difficulties, domestic violence issues, co-occurring disorders (substance and mental health issues). Diem enjoys working with culturally diverse client populations and can offer service in Vietnamese and English. She has the ability to incorporate Christian values and spiritual-based approach upon request. Ages 5+
     
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    Autumn Phenow, MSW, LGSW

    Autumn Phenow is a master’s level clinician who has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families in a variety of settings including: community agencies, schools, and a child and adolescent psychiatric hospital. She received her MSW at the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. Areas of interest include: issues with adjustment/life transitions, depression, anxiety, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, suicidal thinking and behavior, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Mood Disorders and crisis intervention.  Autumn has also taught many interpersonal development skills such as mindfulness, relaxation, social skills, stress management, and assisted clients with situational stressors (relationship, work, school, and illness).  Practice includes working with children Ages 5+, adolescents and families, providing individual and family therapy. 

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    Shannon Derfus MSE, LPC, NCC

    Shannon is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s of Science in Education, emphasis in Clinical Mental Health from University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. Areas of interest include depression, anxiety, trauma, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal skills, mindfulness, occupational stress, grief, and suicidal thinking and behavior. Shannon has experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing. Shannon enjoys working with adolescents and young adults in both individual and group therapy. Shannon is a National Certified Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. Ages 10+

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    Michael Donndelinger, M.D.

    M.D. Psychiatry, University of Minnesota. Practice includes psychiatric consultation and psychotropic medication evaluation and management. Young children through young adults. 
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    Sujit Varma, M.D.

    M.D Psychiatry. Practice includes psychiatric consultation and psychotropic medication evaluation and management. Ages 18+

     

  • AmandaKuth

    Amanda Kuth, LMFT

    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, St. Mary's University. Practice includes working with children, adolescents, and  adults in individual, and family therapy. Areas of special interest include;  childhood disorders, school concerns, behavior concerns, adoption, family and life transitions, parenting skills, PMADs (perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, postpartum disorder, anxiety, depression, and stress-management. Amanda utilizes a pragmatic approach utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), play in therapy, and strength-based approaches. Ages 5+.

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    Maria Moua, MA, LMFT

    Maria Moua is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and graduate of Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, MN.  She has a wide range of experience in working with children, adolescents, individuals, couples, groups, and families of diverse backgrounds who are in crisis or highly conflictual situations.  Theoretical framework when working with families is systems-focused and parental-empowerment.  Therapeutic approach is Structural, Narrative, and Strengths-Based.  Areas of interests include:  communication, relational problems, emotions and behavior management, parent coaching, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, attachment, cultural-identity issues, personal growth and holistic healing.  Certified in PREPARE/ENRICH.  Trained and experienced in Multi-Systemic Therapy and Systemic Family Therapy. 
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    Dan Thomason, PsyD, LP

    Licensed Psychologist, Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. Practice includes the skills of a generalist, treating adolescents and adults who are struggling with mood, anxiety, panic disorders, and post traumatic stress. He works with  individuals, families and couples.  He brings expertise in working with couples and families, and is willing to incorporate a faith based approach to therapy.  Ages 12-79
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    Joseph Jefferson, MA, LAMFT, CPRP

     

    Joseph Jefferson is a Licensed Associate of Marriage and Family Therapy with a Masters degree from Argosy University. (He is currently licensed in Wisconsin and is working on reciprocity licensure in Minnesota at this time). He is also certified by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) as a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner. His experience includes working with children, adolescents, and adults ages five and older addressing issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief/loss, neurodevelopmental disorders, attachment issues, anger management, stress management, emotional and behavioral dysregulation, life and family transitions, LGBTQ issues, sexual health and sexual identity. Practice includes individual, couples, group, and family therapy. Ages 5+

     


     

     
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    Josh Goodwin, MSW, LGSW

    Josh is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a Master’s degree in clinical social work from St. Catherine University and University of St. Thomas. Josh has experience working with a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds in a variety of outpatient and community mental health settings. Clinical interests include, but are not limited to: anger management, anxiety and panic disorders, depression, adjustment and life transition, substance use and addictions, trauma, and grief/loss treatment. Josh enjoys working with individuals, couples and families. Josh believes in an interpersonal approach to therapy, and emphasizes a collaborative relationship with his clients. Ages 16+.

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    Alicia Robeck, MA, LPCC

    Alicia Robeck is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota with a Master’s degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.  She is experienced in addressing issues of depression (including bipolar disorder), anxiety, psychotic symptoms, trauma, grief/loss, stress management, emotional and behavioral dysregulation, life transitions, and sexual health and identity. Her practice includes working with children, adolescents, and adults, for individual, couples, and/or family therapy.  She has facilitated and co-facilitated adolescent psychoeducational groups and adult Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) groups.  She brings a solution-focused and personal approach to therapy in order to meet clients where they are at. Ages 5+

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    Patrick Doyle, PhD, LP

    Clinic Director, PhD University of Minnesota. Practice includes individual, marital, family and group therapy. Specializing in depression, anxiety, premarital / marriage therapy, child adjustment and adolescent adjustment, work adjustment, occupational stress, grief issues, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. All ages
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    Lori Holl, MA, LMFT

    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Masters Degree from Argosy University. Practice includes individuals, families and couples. Specializing in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma and abuse, women's issues, stress management and life transitions. Utilizes a person centered, collaborative approach with a variety of therapeutic models including Dialectical behavior therapy( DBT) and Eye movement desensitization and Reprocessing ( EMDR) . Ages 12+

  • bmattson

    Bethany Mattson, MSW, LICSW

    Clinical Social Work, University of Minnesota. Practice includes individual, family, and group therapy with children, adolescents, and adults. Specializing in attachment, trauma and abuse, anxiety, mood disorders, child and adolescent behavioral disorders, parenting issues, adoption. Utilize multiple modalities including eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and thought field therapy (TFT). Ages 4+

     

  • kevin

    Kevin Fay MA, LAMFT

    Kevin has worked in the mental health field since 2011. In this time, Kevin has gained extensive experience working with a variety of ages ranging from adolescents to adults. Additionally, Kevin has experience working with a wide range of issues and has worked with a variety of cultures and individuals from varying socioeconomic backgrounds. Kevin earned his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University–Twin Cities and enjoys working with adolescents, adults, and families. Kevin uses a holistic approach in therapy and strives to incorporate healthy lifestyle skills when it can benefit his clients. Kevin offers a collaborative, client centered approach and values listening to his client’s needs to maintain a strong therapeutic relationship. When you meet with Kevin, he will help guide you toward the goals you want to achieve and provide support for wherever your journey takes you. Kevin enjoys spending time with his loved ones, being outdoors and focuses on a healthy lifestyle through diet, exercise and making the most of the seasons in Minnesota. Ages 8 and older

  • carrie

    Carrie Miller MA LAMFT

    Carrie Miller works with couples, families and individuals (preteen and up).  She is committed to helping clients heal through the harnessing of their own strength and resiliency. She believes that increased resiliency is the result of healthier more connected relationships with loved ones. Carrie is an LAMFT with a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary's University. She has specialized training in evidence-based practices for trauma including EMDR, and is working towards certification as a Family Trauma Professional.  She has also been trained in a best practice therapy for couples, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).  Much of Carrie's experience has been with adolescents and their families impacted by depression, anxiety, self-injurious behavior, suicidal ideation, trauma and family conflict.

  • pdoyle

    Patrick Doyle, PhD, LP

    Clinic Director, PhD University of Minnesota. Practice includes individual, marital, family and group therapy. Specializing in depression, anxiety, premarital / marriage therapy, child adjustment and adolescent adjustment, work adjustment, occupational stress, grief issues, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. All ages
  • mdonndelinger

    Michael Donndelinger, M.D.

    M.D. Psychiatry, University of Minnesota. Practice includes psychiatric consultation and psychotropic medication evaluation and management. Young children through young adults. 
  • sally

    Sally Michael Farah, M.A, MFT, Ed.D, LPCC

    Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University.  Sally also completed her  doctoral degree in Education Counseling Psychology at Argosy University. Areas of interest include depression, anxiety, divorce, child abuse, domestic violence, attachment difficulties, post-traumatic stress, school difficulties, poor impulse control, social skills development, change in life, relational problems, and Geriatric issues.  Specializes in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and other treatment approaches. Sally enjoys working with seniors, adults, children, adolescents, families, and couples, providing both individual and group therapy. Ages 5+


     
  • LaurenKlaers

    Lauren Klaers, MA, LMFT

    Lauren is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Master of Arts from Argosy University.  Practice includes working with children and adults in individual, couple, sibling and family therapy.  Areas of interest and experience include: autism spectrum disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, depression and anxiety in children and adults, attachment issues, social skills development, parent skills training, marital counseling, child development, and grief and loss work.  Utilizes a variety of therapeutic models and techniques including: EMDR therapy, play therapy, behavioral therapy, speech and occupational therapy, talk therapy, and brings a holistic approach to healing. Ages 18 months+

  • AngelaKrebsWeb

    Angela Krebs, MA, LMFT

    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Master’s degree from MN School of Professional Psychology. Practice includes individuals, couples, and families with an age range of 12+ and with a wide range of diagnoses. Areas of interest and experience include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, sexual health concerns, sexual abuse offending and victimization, grief and loss, adjustment/life transitions, stress management, and school behavioral difficulties. Therapy includes use of several modalities with a focus on solution-focused, systemic, and cognitive-behavioral approaches.  Ages 12+ 
  • JessicaMaryniukWEB

    Jessica Maryniuk, PsyD, MA

    Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology and Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.  Works with couples, families, and individuals ages 12 and up.  Works with clients in regards to infidelity, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment/life transition difficulties, LGBTQ, and marital or familial problems.  Jessica uses a strengths-based and systemic cognitive behavioral approach. Ages 12+


     
  • redman

    Dan Redman, MA LAMFT

    Dan is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master of Arts degree from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University.  Dan also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from Augsburg College. Dan focuses on the social construction, and interactions of the individual. Dan also stresses the use, and meaning of language.  Most importantly, Dan sees all of his clients as capable.  Practice includes working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, couples, and family therapy. Areas of special interest include depression, stress, anxiety, identity formation, anger management, social, and parenting skills. Ages 9+

  • Christina

    Christina Mense MSW, LGSW

    Christina holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University and has experience providing therapeutic services in diverse mental health and substance abuse fields. Christina’s approach to therapy is collaborative and strengths-based. Her work is informed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), solution focused and skills-based approaches. Clinical interests include depression, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders, suicidal thoughts, self-injurious behaviors, transition of life issues, occupational distress, interpersonal difficulties (including couples therapy), substance abuse and crisis intervention. Christina believes in mind-body awareness and promotes general wellness. She strives to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment to help each individual and family work towards change, growth and understanding of themselves so they may live a healthy and fulfilling life. Currently serving adolescents, adults and couples 16+.