Stephanie Martin, MA, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist
Emily Abeln, MA, LP
Richard Scanlon, MA, LP
Daniel Mrotek, MA, LPCC
Disconnection and shame are at the heart of human suffering. Healthy, growth-fostering relationships are at the heart of healing. Lee strives to bring safety, transparency, collaboration, choice, and empowerment to each of his therapeutic relationships. Through healthy relationships we are free to explore our inner most thoughts, feelings, needs, beliefs, values, and express ourselves without judgement or fear. Through these explorations we find our authentic voice, meaning, and direction for our lives.Lee provides individual and couples therapy. He also sees adolescents and family therapy on a limited basis. He is also trained to provide EMDR and Prolonged Exposure for anxiety, PTSD, and trauma.
Lee Cunningham, MPS, LADC, LPCC
Licensed Clinical Therapist
Erin C. Peterson, MA, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist
Andrea Steele, MSW, LICSW
Erin believes her role as a therapist is to provide clients support and education, as well as to explore and encourage clients' commitments to making changes in their life and in their relationships, without judgment. Erin works with individuals (18+) and couples (monogamous and non-monogamous) presenting with the following concerns: mood disorders, sexual health and well-being (sexual desire, drive, intimacy, dysfunction, pleasure, and pain/discomfort), perinatal and postpartum depression/anxiety disorders, parenting, body image, and life transitions.
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Daniel is here to provide a comforting and nonjudgmental space for people to work through, not around, parts of the journey that are distressing and painful. Daniel utilizes a combination of well researched therapeutic techniques and, at times, less traditional approaches when helping others. His specialties of interest include Substance Use Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, mood disorders (Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders), self injurious behaviors, and issues unique to the LGBTQ+ community.
Andrea has over ten years of experience working in mental health and is particularly interested in helping people address the following areas: depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, stage of life issues, chemical dependency, personality disorders, and issues related to one's family of origin. She works primarily with adult individuals and identifies as a queer therapist with a special interest in treating those who are LGBTQ identified.
Stephanie’s approach to therapy uses a combination of traditional therapeutic/counseling methods with complementary healing practices such as meditation, yoga nidra, Reiki, and aromatherapy. Using mindfulness, humor, and a direct style, Stephanie will work to help you live in the present moment so you can enjoy life again and the people in it. Her passions and experience include helping couples build connected and secure relationships, assisting partners of sex addicts in healing and empowerment, and joining individuals in recovering from childhood relational trauma.
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Emily has experience working with adults in individual or group settings. Emily also has experience and training as a DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy) clinician helping people learn how to build the lives they want to live. Emily also identifies as an LGBTQ provider and understands how the LGBTQ community has struggled with a variety of society-induced challenges, including stigma, discrimination, coming out, and transitions. Emily has experience working with people experiencing a variety of challenges, including depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, personality disorders, grief/loss, and adjustments to life stressors.
After growing up in Minnesota, Dr. Mulfinger spent time in Boston getting her B.A. at Harvard, then moved to Alabama to obtain her Masters and Doctorate at Auburn University. In addition to really coming to appreciate Minnesota--the people, the values, the way of life, she also got to experience widely varying cultures on the East Coast and in the South. She is pleased to be practicing in Minnesota, and her time away gave her more experience to draw upon in therapy.
Richard offers many years of experience: after more than 25 years of working as a licensed psychologist, he’s had the privilege of hearing the stories of thousands of clients. He is interested in working with clients with concerns about health, wellness, relationship, mood, anxiety and spiritual questioning. He has personal and professional expertise working with individuals facing exceptional needs and the families who care for them, ranging from Autism/ASD to coping with medical conditions.
Carrie Dorson, PsyD, LP
Dr. Dorson has over 15 years of clinical experience treating adults, adolescents, as well as couples and families dealing with a variety of different concerns. She also has extensive experience in psychological testing and assessments. She continues to conduct disability examinations for the VA as an independent contractor.
Max Abeln, MA, LMFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Angie specializes in the treatment of eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia, binge eating disorder), mood disorders (anxiety, depression), substance use disorders, and the sequelae of trauma. She has trained in a number of settings including: a rape and domestic violence center, crisis hotline, substance use treatment center, community health clinic, psychological assessment clinic, and two of the area's eating disorder treatment centers.
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Max has experience working with couples, families, and individual adults and adolescents. Max practices from an emotion focused, skills-based approach and views individuals and relationship dynamics from a holistic perspective. Max is a warm and compassionate person who finds that both empathy and humor are crucial components to building a trusting and honest relationship with clients.
Angie Sovak, PsyD, LP
Amanda Mulfinger, PhD, LP
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