Elizabeth Benson, M.A., LMFT

Elizabeth BensonElizabeth Benson, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, received her Masters degree from St. Mary's University. She is a Prepare Enrich Facilitator and she has had training in EFT (Emotionally Focused Couple's Therapy). Prior to becoming an LMFT she was a school counselor for 8 years and continues to enjoy working with adolescents. Her practice includes couples, adolescents, families, and individuals. Her special interests include couple's work, trauma, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, and parenting. Professional memberships include AAMFT.

Deb Peterson, M.A., LPCC

Deb PetersonDeb Peterson, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, received a Masters of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Bethel University. She is trained in Brainspotting and she has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults on an individual basis, as well as in a couple or family unit. Deb works with clients experiencing a variety of different concerns including depression, anxiety disorders, adjusting to life circumstances, crisis management, and working with families whose children are in the foster care system. Her special interests include working with individuals, and parents of children, diagnosed with autoimmune diseases, depression/anxiety due to a general medical condition, and incorporating faith into therapy (when requested).

Nathan Schrick, M.A., LMFT

Nathan SchrickNathan Schrick, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, received a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from North American Baptist Seminary in Sioux Falls, SD. Nathan has worked in the mental health field since 1998 beginning in residential settings and later providing home-based family counseling and school-based counseling. He has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults on an individual basis, as well as in a couple or family unit. Nathan works with clients experiencing a variety of different concerns including anxiety disorders, ADHD, parenting strong-willed children, adjusting to life circumstances, depression, and assisting families with reducing conflict. His special interests include working with family systems to increase positive relationships, parenting education (love and logic strategies), parenting strong-willed children, ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders, and incorporating faith into therapy. (when requested)

Tasia Cloutier, M.A., LPCC, CCTP

Tacia CloutierTasia Cloutier, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, received a Master's of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas. She is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and has been trained in Play Therapy. Tasia works with children, adolescents, adults, and couples on a variety of issues including: anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting, adjustment to life circumstances, and eating disorders. Tasia focuses on building a strong rapport with her clients and uses a variety of techniques including Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Psychodynamic approaches, and Solution Focused therapy.

Janell Riley, M.A., LPCC

Janell RileyJanell Riley, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Bethel University. She is a Registered Parent Educator for Circle of Security International and has experience working with children, adolescents, families, and individuals. Janell works with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, bipolar, PTSD and adjustment issues and parenting and has a special interest in helping women facing challenging life circumstances. Janell embraces incorporating faith into therapy (when requested). Professional member of the American Counseling Association.

Kelly May, M.A.

Kelly MayKelly May, MA. Kelly is trained in family systems, and individual therapy. Kelly has worked in the mental health field since 2008 starting in residential settings and later providing in-home based counsel to individuals. Kelly has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Kelly has worked with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, eating disorders, adjustment issues, and parenting. Her special interests include working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, parents of children, eating disorders, and incorporating faith into therapy (when requested). Kelly's approach to therapy is validating and non-judgmental. Kelly received a Master's of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary's University. Kelly works under the supervision of Elizabeth Benson, MA, LMFT while working towards independent licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Kelly's Professional memberships include AAMFT.

Kim Ostman, M.A.

Kim OstmanKim Ostman, M.A., received a Master of Arts degree from Bethel University in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in child and adolescent mental health. Kim has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults with adjustment, trauma, anxiety, and depressive disorders. Kim’s special interests include play therapy, working with teenagers and young adults, and incorporating faith into therapy (when requested). She is also passionate about the mental health needs of children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a chronic or life-limiting medical conditions, and their family. Kim works under the supervision of Deb Peterson, MA, LPCC while working towards independent licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor. Professional member of the American Counseling Association.

Daryl MacLean, J.D.

Daryl MacLeanDaryl MacLean, J.D., (Master of Arts degree from Bethel University in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in child and adolescent mental health, anticipated May 2017). Daryl has experience working with children and young adults who are experiencing anxiety, trauma, adjustment issues and depressive disorders, incorporating faith into therapy (when requested). Daryl has a special interest in working with children and their families using play therapy to address their challenges. In addition to his work as a counselor, Daryl has practiced law for 22 years, maintaining an office in downtown Delano. The blending of his legal and counseling experience provides him with a unique framework for client assessment and professional insight. Daryl works under the supervision of Deb Peterson, MA, LPCC while working toward independent licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor.

Courtney Jessen, B.A.

Courtney JessenCourtney Jessen, B.A., is working towards her masters from St. Mary's University of Minnesota in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has experience working in both residential and home-based settings with adults with severe and persistent mental illness; along with, children and adolescents with anxiety, trauma and depressive disorders. Courtney's passion is walking alongside couples including premarital work. Courtney works under the supervision of Elizabeth Benson, MA, LMFT while working towards independent licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist.

Melissa Spicer, M.S., LSC, LPC

Melissa SpicerMelissa Spicer, M.S., LSC, LPC received a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from St. Cloud State University. She has worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed School Counselor, Chemical Health Specialist, and Positive Discipline Parent Educator since 2012. She offers counseling services to children, teens, adults, and couples who are experiencing mental health and behavioral struggles. She has a special interest in working clients who experience anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, selective mutism, and parenting challenges. Her primary focus is to support clients in their personal/social, emotional and relationship goals. She believes each person's individual journey is unique and it is a privilege to walk alongside her clients as she supports them at different stages in their life journey. Melissa works under the supervision of Deb Peterson, MA, LPCC while working towards independent licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).