Alyssa Doberstein, MS LAMFT Licensed Associate Marriage & Family Therapist Shawn Neel, MS LMFT, Supervisor
Alyssa holds a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and a bachelor’s degree in community psychology from St. Cloud State University. Alyssa has experience working with young children, families, couples, and individuals. Areas of interest and experience include: depression, anxiety, phobias, infidelity, relationship/marital difficulties, self-esteem issues, and sexual/intimacy concerns. Alyssa specializes in working with childhood and adult traumas. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and utilizes it to help clients of all ages reprocess traumatic experiences. Alyssa is certified in Prepare/Enrich, an assessment tool employed to guide premarital, married, and committed couples as they explore their relationship. Alyssa believes in creating a safe atmosphere in which change and healing can occur, as well as helping clients to feel more understood and known authentically. Alyssa uses a systemic framework and works collaboratively with clients, creating a therapeutic experience that is unique to each individual, family, or couple. Alyssa also offers an infidelity therapeutic support group for those struggling with relational traumas related to infidelity. Therapeutic support groups can provide a unique experience to work towards healing and change.
Kacy Geiger, MA LAMFT Licensed Associate Marriage & Family Therapist Shawn Neel, MS LMFT, Supervisor
Kacy holds a master's degree in marriage and family therapy from St. Mary's University of Minnesota and a bachelor's degree in family social science from the University of Minnesota. She has experience working with children, adolescents, couples, families and individuals dealing with a wide range of issues such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, PTSD, eating disorders, adjustment issues, grief and loss and relationship difficulties. Kacy's specific areas of interest and experience include working with adolescents and children (ages 5 and up) struggling with depression, anxiety, behavioral issues or eating disorders and working with adults struggling with mood or anxiety disorders. Kacy also has a special interest in working with children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with Type I Diabetes. Kacy is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and utilizes it to help clients of all ages reprocess traumatic experiences. Kacy works collaboratively with clients to address challenges and create balance in their lives. She places an emphasis on a strong therapeutic connection to instill hope and empower clients to move forward in healthier ways.
Kim Heffron-Reitzel, MA LP Licensed Psychologist
Kim holds a master's degree in counseling psychology from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, and has been practicing as a therapist for over 9 years. She generally works with individuals, ages 17 and older, on identifying patterns of experiences that are no longer helpful to them, and helps empower them to develop new patterns that are more satisfying and effective. Kim has experience working with clients on life transitions, work issues, parenting stress, financial issues, attachment issues, self-esteem, relationship problems, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, identity issues, addiction recovery, eating disorders, unresolved conflicts with family or others, childhood neglect, sexuality, sexual harassment, discrimination or disempowerment of individuals from non-dominant groups, and uncomfortable, exploitative, or confusing sexual experiences. Kim also specializes in working with male and female victims and survivors of trauma, including: physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, sexual assault, domestic abuse, PTSD, crime victimization, and people who have been impacted by the trauma of another person. She has experience working with people of various ethnicities, religious/spiritual backgrounds, genders, and sexual orientations. Kim places importance in developing and maintaining strong and safe therapeutic relationships with clients, and mainly uses psychodynamic and relational approaches. She also draws from a number of other therapeutic modes, and believes strongly in the mind/body connection. Overall, Kim tailors the therapeutic techniques to fit the individual, and has collaborative, interpersonal style.
Jenny Holdredge, MA PsyD LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Board Approved Supervisor Intern & Pre-licensed Clinical Supervisor Clinical Director/Owner
Jenny holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and a master's degree in marriage & family therapy and professional counseling from Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She has over 15 years experience in the mental health field and particularly enjoys working with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, anxiety (specifically with panic attacks), atypical or treatment-resistant depression, personality disturbances, addictions, sexual/intimacy concerns, unresolved or ambiguous loss, trauma, stress management, & interpersonal communication. Jenny’s approach is influenced by neuro-affective research, dynamic & psychoanalytic principles, family systems, and attachment theory. She works collaboratively with clients to establish a secure therapeutic relationship where healing can occur and produce long-lasting results. Jenny is also a Minnesota Board approved clinical supervisor & provides mental health & performance consultation services to individuals and corporations. She is the owner and Clinical Director of Rum River Counseling, Inc.
Kathy Lomen, MA LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Kathy holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Professional Psychology. She has been working with individuals, couples, and families for over 10 years. She has also gained experience facilitating support and issue-specific psychoeducational groups. Kathy has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient hospitals, home-based therapy, and in outpatient mental health clinics. Throughout Kathy’s education and training, she has worked hard at gaining broad clinical experiences and developing competencies therein. This breadth of exposure has allowed her to develop her assessment and intervention skills with a diverse population of clients. Her areas of interest include working with individuals, couples, and families on issues related to anxiety and mood disorders, relationship/marital difficulties, family dynamics, health psychology, stress management, and psychological evaluations. Her collaborative approach is grounded in systems/relational, humanistic, emotionally-focused, and cognitive-behavioral theory.
Dana Mostoller, MSSW LICSW Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker Board Approved Supervisor Pre-licensed Clinical Supervisor
Dana holds a master’s degree in Science-Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has over 15 years of experience in the mental health field and has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families dealing with variety of issues that include, trauma and abuse, adoption, addiction, mood disorders and being newly diagnosed with a mental health condition. Dana has training in Motivational Interviewing, DBT, cognitive behavioral therapy and the recovery model and continuously seeks to learn new ways to help people achieve the life they desire. She believes people experience pain when their lives are not in balance physically, mentally or spiritually and that everyone is capable and deserving of having a life that fulfills them. Dana enjoys working with people on their journey to find balance in their lives. She uses humor, compassion and positive regard in her approach. Dana is also qualified to provide clinical supervision to LGSW level therapists working toward licensure.
Kim Surve, MA LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Play Therapist
Kim holds a master's degree in marriage & family therapy from Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. Kim has been in the mental health field for 10 years and enjoys working with adult individuals, couples, and families. Her specialty is working with families with children ages 18 months to 12 years. She utilizes play therapy to help children recover from trauma, abuse, and neglect. She also utilizes Filial Therapy to strengthen parent-child relationships and reduce problematic behaviors such as tantrums, physical and verbal aggression, and property destruction. Her special interests are adoptive and foster care families. Her passion is helping adults, couples, and families move from anxiety and depression to enjoyment and connection with others.
Brooke Fleming, MS LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Brooke holds a master's degree in marriage and family therapy and a bachelor's degree in community psychology both from St. Cloud State University. Her work experience includes working with adolescents in a residential treatment setting, intensive in home family therapy, and an outpatient community mental health clinic. Brooke is trained in evidence based practice therapy for children and adolescents. She has experience working with older children, adolescents, families, couples, and individuals. Brooke's areas of interest and experience include anxiety, depression, self-esteem concerns, parent-child relationships, adjustment issues, stress management, grief and loss, chronic illness, infertility, pregnancy challenges, and Christian counseling. She enjoys creating a collaborative environment with humor, compassion, and support while focusing on client strengths. She helps clients restore their hope and resiliency. Brooke uses systems theories with a combination of cognitive behavioral, existential, and solution focused approaches in her therapeutic work.
Joan Hause, MA LPC Licensed Professional Counselor Shawn Neel, MS LMFT, Supervisor
Joan has a master’s degree in counseling psychology from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and has worked in clinical and private practice settings. She works primarily with adults in individual therapy and enjoys helping women and men move in a more positive life direction. Joan has experience working with such issues as depression, anxiety, sexual, physical and emotional abuse, neglect, trauma, bipolar, dissociation, dissociative identity disorder, self-esteem, life transition, career, identity, stress management, relationship difficulties, family or blended family, addictions, weight struggles, spirituality, life story, life meaning. Joan has experience and enjoys working with people from various ethnic, religious and social backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. As a therapist, Joan blends narrative, cognitive, humanistic and creative approaches. She believes in working collaboratively with individuals to help them with dreams, goals, health and healing. Joan also has a master of fine arts degree in writing from Hamline University and teaches creative workshops in writing, art and healing. Joan’s main approach to working with individuals is talk therapy. For clients who are interested, however, Joan also offers creative approaches such as healing through writing, art and guided meditation.
Amanda (Finley) Hohag, MS LPCC LMFT Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Amanda holds a master's degree in community counseling and a certificate in marriage & family therapy from Saint Cloud State University. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Winona State University. Amanda enjoys working with adults, adolescents, & children as individuals or within a family or couple relationship. Some areas of special interest include depression, anxiety, disruptive behaviors, self esteem, communication skills, adjustment issues, parent/child conflicts, and relationship/marital difficulties. Her approach to therapy is strength based and collaborative, with an emphasis on building a positive therapeutic relationship. Amanda strives to create a comfortable & safe environment for clients to explore and process the patterns they have created and may wish to change. "I strongly believe in the power of change and that every person has the ability to find health and balance in his or her life."
Willow Hohag Therapy Dog with Amanda Hohag, MS LPCC LMFT
Willow is a therapy dog who works with her owner Amanda (Finley) Hohag.She is a 1.5 year-old Labradoodle who loves to meet new clients! Willow and Amanda work together to provide Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) which utilizes the benefits of the human-animal bond. Willow helps to bring a sense of comfort and safety to the therapeutic process while also providing humor and a soft coat to pet. Labradoodles are hypoallergenic which means Willow does not shed and usually does not bother those with minor pet allergies. Willow works 3 days a week in the Andover and Plymouth offices.
Kasey Loidolt, MSW LGSW Licensed Graduate Clinical Social Worker Dana Mostoller, MSSW LICSW, Supervisor
Kasey holds a master's degree in Clinical Social Work from College of St. Catherine/ St. Thomas University, is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with the MN Board of Social Work, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Kasey enjoys working with adults, children, couples, families and groups. Kasey believes that life happens on a continuum that includes highs and lows. She strives meet people where they are at and help them to move the direction they want to go. Kasey offers a safe environment to collaboratively explore and work through difficulties while at the same time offering a chance to discover and enhance strengths and abilities. Kasey practices with a strength-based, solution-focused approach which includes but is not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Positive Psychology. Kasey's area of interest/knowledge include: anxiety, ADHD/learning disorders, autism , bi-polar, borderline personality, LGBTQQ, emotional regulation difficulties, depression, distress tolerance/stress management, communication issues, self-esteem issues, and relationship difficulties.
Corinne Mortensen, MA LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Corinne holds a masters degree in marriage & family therapy from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. She holds a bachelors degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Corinne enjoys working with couples, families, adolescents, children, and adults. Corinne has experience working with individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorders and their families, as well as individuals coping with anxiety, panic attacks, depression, relational conflicts, and suicidal and self-injurious behaviors. Other interests include working with blended families, play therapy with children, relaxation skills, and parenting skills.
Sherry O'Malley MA LP Licensed Psychologist
Sherry holds a master's degree in counseling and psychological Services from St. Mary's University and a bachelor's degree in social work from St. Cloud State University. She has over 23 years of experience in the counseling field, working with individuals, couples and families on a wide variety of issues. Her areas of interest and expertise include working with people who experience anxiety, depression, shame issues, family of origin issues, physical and sexual abuse, domestic abuse, parenting issues, PTSD, work issues, communication difficulties, grief and loss, and adoption issues. Sherry seeks to develop a trusting, caring relationship with her clients, to facilitate their sense of well being and reach their goals in therapy. She draws from many theoretical frameworks to help clients address areas of concern, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, EMDR, and Psychodynamic Theory. She tailors the therapy experience to meet each client's unique needs.
Jennifer Tichenor, MA LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Jennifer has a master's degree in marriage and family therapy from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy and a bachelors degree in Psychology from Hamline University. She has experience working with individuals, couples, entire family systems and works best with ages 17 and older. Jennifer is strength-based use all schools of therapy. Treatment used is specific to the needs of the family or individual, and therapeutic goals are created collaboratively. Jennifer has experience working in the areas of addiction and co-dependency, self-esteem, couples, communication/trust problems, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, and stress management. She has spent a number of years providing in-home therapy to clients with severe and persistent mental illness, as well as working with grief, trauma and depression with students at an inner city high school. She is certified in Prepare/Enrich and is working towards becoming certified as a specialist in couples therapy. Jennifer believes that the therapeutic relationship is essential for healing and growth. The journey toward creating a more meaningful and fulfilling life is a sacred one. She believes that developing healthy waysto navigate life struggles is empowering and leads to a better relationship with ourselves, a stronger sense of well-being, and that it can improve all aspects of our lives.