RIKKI ALSTAD, MA

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, In-Home therapist

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Family and individual therapy with adults, adolescents, and children 5 and up who may be experiencing difficulties in the following areas: anger, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, LGBTQ+ concerns, parenting, and relational difficulties; Utilizes psycho-education, cognitive-behavioral, and narrative based approaches and incorporates play and art into therapy with clients of all ages.

Network Provider for: Anoka, Cash

GARY BEAVER, MA

Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Individual therapy;  adults;  trauma/PTSD; grief and loss; Extensive training/experience in using Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). In practice since 1990.

Network Provider For: Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medical Assistance,  Preferred One, UCare, EAPs

JEFFREY BROWN, MA

Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Marital counseling, Individual counseling, psychotherapy for adolescents and adults, alcohol/drug problems. Hypno therapy.

Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association; Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis

Network Provider For: Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medical Assistance, Preferred One, UCare, EAPs

LINDA BUCHS-HAMMONDS, MSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Adolescent, and adult clients beginning at age 13 in individual, marital and/or family therapy. Issues including: communication problems, trauma, abuse, anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, relationship issues (parent-child; marital; and partner), LGBTQ+, stress management, work stress, family conflict, parenting issues, grief and loss, life adjustment, and enhancing insight. Certified facilitator for PREPARE/ENRICH premarital and marital assessment and counseling.  More than 40 years in the field of Clinical Social Work.

Professional Affiliation: Minnesota Society of Clinical Social Workers

Network Provider For: Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medicare, Medical Assistance, Preferred One, UCare, EAPs

AMI CANTWAY, MSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Individual, couples, and family therapy with adults, adolescents and children (ages 11 and up). Using a strength based therapeutic approach including Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral (DBT), Solution Focused therapy and Motivational Interviewing to address depression, anxiety, trauma related problems, Veteran’s issues, parenting skills, life transitions, grief/loss, behavioral problems, sexual deviance, stress management, anger issues, marriage and family issues.

Network Provider For: Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medicare, Medical Assistance, Preferred One, UCare, EAPs

JANET L. ERICKSON, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Individual/marital/family therapy. Solution focused, strength based, family systems approach in working with communication, relationship, behavioral, anger management, and ambiguous loss issues. Experienced in working with children and adolescents with SED/EBD concerns. Utilizes creative and play therapy techniques with children and adolescents.

Network Provider For: Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medical Assistance, Preferred One,  UCare, EAPs

SHEILA K. FORBES, MSSW – DIRECTOR

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Family/couple/individual therapy; children, adolescents, adults; adjustment disorders; trauma/abuse/post-traumatic stress disorder; anxiety and mood disorders. Solution-focused, narrative and cognitive behavioral therapies. Training and consultation in family systems therapy. Approved supervisor for the Minnesota Board of Social Work and the Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Professional Affiliations: Member, National Association of Social Workers; Member, Minnesota Family-Based Services Association; Member, American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy.

Network Provider For: Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medical Assistance, Medicare, Preferred One, UCare, EAPs

KAT HAGEN, MA

In-Home Counselor

Areas of expertise and special interests: Family, couple, and individual therapy; adult, adolescents, and children. Strength based, family systems approach in working with communication, conflict resolution, grief and loss, parenting issues, and relational difficulties.

Network Provider for: Anoka County, Cash.

MARJORIE ROMIG, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of expertise and special interests: Individual child/teen (starting at age 8) and family therapy. Client-centered, strengths based, family systems approach in working with communication, relationship, behavioral, anger management, and parenting issues. Uses art and play therapy techniques with children and families.

Network Provider for: Anoka County, Cash, Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medical Assistance, Preferred One, Ucare, EAP’s.

SHELLEY SLOMINSKI, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Family and individual therapy; adult, children and adolescents. Depression, anxiety, grief, interpersonal difficulties, as well as communication, infidelity and other relationship concerns.

Network Provider For: Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medical Assistance, Preferred One, UCare, EAPs

DOUG ROBINSON, MA

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, In-Home therapist

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Family and individual therapy with adults, adolescents, and children 10 and up who may be experiencing difficulties in the following areas: anger, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, LGBTQ+ concerns, parenting, and relational difficulties; Utilizes solution focused, dialectical-behavioral, narrative and emotionally focused based approaches into therapy.

Professional Affiliations: Member, Minnesota Family-Based Services Association; Member, American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy.

Network Provider For: Anoka, Cash, Blue Cross/Blue Shield PMAP, Medical Assistance, Ucare

NOHEMI WEEKLEY, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Spanish Speaking

Areas of expertise and special interest: Individual and couple’s therapy; adults who may be adjusting to a current transition, experiencing behavioral or emotion issues, grief, anxiety, depression or relational difficulties. Use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Gottman Couples Therapy and Family Systems approach.

Network Provider For: Anoka County, Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medical Assistance, Preferred One,  Ucare, EAPs.

STACEY WOLFGRAM, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Areas of Expertise and Special Interest: Families and children who may be in transition, having behavioral or emotional issues, anxiety, depression, AD/HD or relational difficulties. Use of play therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and a strengths based, systems approach.

Network Provider for: Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Partners, Hennepin Health, Medica, Medical Assistance, Preferred One, UCare, EAPs

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