Specializing in: Marriage & Family, Play Therapy, Coaching Parenting Skills, Women’s Issues, Working with People with Disabilities and their Families, Depression & Anxiety, Grief & Loss, Spiritual Issues, Working with Ministers & their Families, Infidelity
Has experience in: Teaching, women’s ministries, and youth and drug rehabilitation counseling. Michelle is married to an ordained minister who is in a wheelchair because of Muscular Dystrophy. Michelle also has special expertise working with camps for people with disabilities.
Works with ages 4 through adult
Personal Mission Statement: I believe that there is hope for change for everyone. It is my desire to help my clients unburden themselves as we walk through the therapy process together.
Specializing in: Marriage and Family, Depression/Anxiety, Anger Management, Family of Origin Issues, and Conference/Seminar Speaking.
Works with ages 5 and older
Personal Mission Statement: I believe my call is to minister to the needs of people in a practical, effective, and sensitive way. Christ is the Almighty Counselor. My wife and I are the parents of 5 children and have been foster parents to more than 20 children.
Specializing in:Adolescent Issues & Parent Coaching/Support, Depression & Anxiety, Family Therapy, Grief/Loss/Terminal Illness, Marital/Relationship Issues, and Military Single/Families/Couples, Self Esteem/Personal Growth, Sexual Addiction/Compulsion/Dysfunction (Female & Couples).
Works with ages 12 and older
Personal Mission Statement: As a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, I have the privilege of walking beside adolescents, adults, parents & families during difficult and often confusing times of life. My goal is to be able to integrate faith, grace, and proven psychological principals as I strive to understand each person on a deep level. This is not just a business or a job. Helping people come to spiritual, emotional, and relational healing is my deepest passion.
Education: PhD – Clinical Psychology, Walden University
MA – Counseling and Psychological Services, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
BA – Psychology, Northwestern College
BS – Bible, Northwestern College
Years of experience: 20 Years in the mental health field
Specializing in: Individual Therapy, Marriage and Family Therapy,
Parent/Adolescent Conflict, Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder,
Trauma/PTSD/EMDR, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Compulsivity, ADD/ADHD, and
Works with all ages (generally works with children in the context
of family therapy).
Personal Mission Statement: My mission is to provide my clients with the
opportunity to integrate their faith with effective psychological treatment. I
believe that effective therapy begins with a relationship of genuineness and
mutual respect, and I am delighted when my clients gain victory over the
complexities of life and relationships.
Specializing in: Marriage and Family issues, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma/Grief/Loss, Women’s issues, Coaching Parenting Skills, ADHD, Behavioral Disorders, Adoption and Attachment Concerns, Major mental illness, Spiritual issues, and Children.
Works with ages: 1-70
Personal Mission Statement: I desire to be an instrument of grace, comfort, and truth that liberates and expands one’s heart to live fully the life that one has been called to live. Psalm 119: 32
Specializing in: Marian specializes in working with individual adults and couples. She enjoys working with a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, interpersonal relationship concerns, conflict resolution, communication skills training, eating disorders, grief and loss/adjustment issues, self esteem/assertiveness training, spiritual concerns, and women’s issues.
Works with ages: 18-100
Personal Mission Statement: I use a cognitive behavioral and insight oriented approach with a spiritual focus. I enjoy facilitating and encouraging growth in many areas – cognitive learning, emotional healing, relational strengthening, and spiritual growth. I believe that through knowledge, faith and dependency on God and His revealed truths one receives the strength and love to truly fulfill their life’s purpose.
Specializing in: Marriage/Family/Relationships, Children/Parenting Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Grief/Loss, Trauma, Abuse, Women’s Issues, Spiritual Issues, Life Transitions, Self-Esteem.
Works with all ages 4 and older
Personal Mission Statement: As a Christ-centered therapist, my heart’s passion is to come alongside those seeking help with kindness, hope and compassion while providing guidance toward resolving issues enabling people to lead more fulfilling, balanced and enriched lives.
Education: Psy.D – Clinical Psychology, Biola University, Rosemead School of Psychology, CA, MA – Clinical Psychology, Biola University, Rosemead School of Psychology, CA
Years of experience: 16
Specializing in: Marriage/Couples Therapy, Counseling for Pastors, Depression, Anxiety, Issues involving Anger/Control, Identity and Personal Growth.
Works with ages 16 and older
Personal Mission Statement: “It is for freedom that Christ set us free.” I want to model the love and grace of the Father as I help men and women live in freedom and in truth.
Clinic Director, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Education: MSW (Master of Social Work), School of Social Work, University of Minnesota BSW, Bethel University
Years of experience: 30
Specializing in: Marriage and Family, Depression and Anxiety, Adolescents, Anger Management, Step Family Dynamics, Adoption Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Children (all ages), Abuse Recovery, and Pre-Marital Counseling.
Works with ages 3-70
Personal Mission Statement: It takes a lot of courage to come to a counseling
office and seek help. It is my responsibility through the power of the Holy Spirit
to address presenting needs with all the Grace the Lord has offered me.
NILD Educational Therapist, Level III
Education: MA – Christian Ministry, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA, Educational Therapy Level III, National Institute of Learning Development, Norfolk, VA, Development, Norfolk, VA
Years of experience: 10
Specializing in: Educational Therapy, AchievementTesting, Christian Ministry.
Works with ages 6 and older.
Personal Mission Statement: To provide Christ-centered Educational Therapy in a caring, professional way that addresses the underlying causes of learning disabilities. To further assist with recognition of emotional hindrances to academic and personal achievement. My heart is for the whole child, the whole individual, not just his/her academia. I want to offer a future and a hope for those who are struggling. (Jeremiah 29:11)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Education: MA – Adler Graduate School, Richfield, MN
Master of Divinity w/emphasis in NT Studies, Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN
Years of Experience: 16
Specializing in: Individual, Couple, and Family Counseling, Premarital, Spiritual Direction/Pastoral Counseling, EMDR, Trauma, Depression and Anxiety, Chemical/Co-dependency/ACOA, Attachment Disorders, Adoption Issues, Children and Adolescents, Prostitution and Human Trafficking. Workshop/Conference/Retreat Speaker.
Works with all ages.
Personal Mission Statement: Jesus as the Son of God is the Savior, Healer, and intimate Lover of my soul. He invites those He calls to join Him on a personal journey to the Cross. Our entire being is healed and restored (body, soul, and spirit) as we surrender ‘our way’ for ‘His way.’ The “Crossroads” is there, the invitation open, the journey sacredly our own. As a disciple of Jesus, I am honored to offer encouragement and support to those who decide. Jeremiah 6: 16
Specializing in: Anxiety (including trauma), Depression, Marriage/Relational Counseling, Family Counseling, and Spiritual Issues.
Works with ages 15 and older
Personal Mission Statement: As a Christian Psychologist, my role is to come alongside and partner with clients through a journey of healing and renewed directions in life. My style involves an integration of warmth and compassion with a strong emphasis on personal responsibility and follow through. My Christian faith lies at the center of the work I do, yet I certainly do not force beliefs or values on clients.
Specializing in: Treatment of Depression, Anxiety, Shame, Codependency, Parenting, Women’s Issues, Forgiveness, Anxiety, Grief & Loss.
Works with ages 12 and over.
Personal Mission Statement: My goal as a Christian therapist is to help clients find hope, healing and freedom in Christ by offering empathy and encouragement in a safe, supportive atmosphere. I seek to combine my passion for God’s Word and the practical application of Scriptural principles with my professional training and life experiences in a way that comforts clients with the comfort that I have received from God. (2 Corinthians 1:4)
Specializing in: Marriage/Relationship issues, Behavior Problems, Depression/Anxiety, Adolescents, Family/Parenting, Men’s Issues (Sexuality, Pornography).
Works with ages 12 over.
Personal Mission Statement: To provide a safe, Spirit-led, and helping environment aimed to fulfill client goals in a direct and compassionate way.
Specializing in: Adolescent & Men’s Issues, Family Therapy, Anger Management, Depression, Anxiety, Marriage/Couples Therapy, Family of Origin Issues, ADHD, Autism/Aspergers.
Personal Mission Statement: Sometimes the stress and frustration becomes too much and I appreciate and admire those willing to address and work on the challenges that are facing them. I utilize my training and experience to identify potential challenges or concerns and encourage clients to use their strengths to make positive change. I provide my clients with an opportunity to integrate their faith into the counseling process.
Education: Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy - Friends University, Lenexa, KS
Specializing in: Marriage and Family, Parenting Issues, Depression/Anxiety, Trauma/Grief and Loss, Spiritual and Identity Issues
Works with ages 12 and older
Personal Mission Statement: To reflect God’s love to people by providing a warm and accepting environment in which they will be encouraged and challenged toward deeper application of God’s Truth in their lives. I seek to integrate the best of mental health research with the limitless resources God provides. It is my prayer that through our work together you will experience healing and be empowered to live the victorious life of hope, peace, freedom and joy for which you were created.
Specializing in: Marriage Restoration, Parenting Issues, Men’s Issues, Anxiety/Depression, Grief/Loss, Pre-marital Counseling, Conflict Resolution, Life Transitions, Military Families, Religious/Spiritual Issues
Works with ages 8 and older
Personal Mission Statement: As a husband and father, I am passionate about strong marriages and families. With over 10 years of Christian counseling experience, I endeavor to offer hope and solutions to individuals, couples and families who are seeking help. Eph. 3:20 reminds us that our hope is in a God “who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to His power that works within us.” It is my hope that all might experience the abundance in life and in relationships that God has for them.
Specializing in: Marriage, Couple, Family, and Child therapy; Parenting, Child Issues, Autism, Depression, Anxiety, Women’s Issues, Spiritual/Identity Issues, Families with Special Needs, Pre-Marital.
Personal Mission Statement: Personal Mission Statement: It is my privilege to come alongside those in need on their journey towards healing and restoration and to partner with them in finding meaning, freedom, and peace. I believe I can be a vessel in which to share God’s hope, forgiveness, acceptance, peace and love for others through the journey of life.
2 Corinthians 1:3-5