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Join us July 29 for the Transforming Lives Golf Open, a fun day on the green with golf, games, and prizes.

All ticket proceeds go directly to our programs, helping us provide greater access to emotional and mental health care throughout the Twin Cities metro area.

Join us for a fun day that helps us take better care of our community!

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Testimonials

“I've worked with Headway for over ten years and the quality of the services they provide to youth and their family has been excellent. The staff genuinely care about their clients and want them to be successful…they hold their young clients accountable for their behavior.

- Willie Bridges, Senior Planning Analyst, Office of the Hennepin County Attorney

Lauren Kim-Bae, PhD, LP

Lauren Kim Bae

Training and Assessment Director

Phone:
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: lauren.kim-bae@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Lauren joined Headway in April, 2019 and has worked in the human services field since 2006. She is experienced in working with a wide range of client populations, including children, adolescents, and young adults in a variety of settings, a university counseling center, and educational settings. She has specialized expertise in conducting evaluations of individuals with neurodevelopmentally-based disorders such as ADHD, autism, intellectual disability, and learning disorders. As Training and Assessment Director, she enjoys the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and students to serve those in our community. "I believe in delivering compassionate, comprehensive, and high quality assessment services as an important first step in client services in order to shed light on the client profile and determine the best course of treatment," she says.

When she is not working, Lauren enjoys reading, knitting, and discovering new hiking trails with her boys and her dog, Leo.

Austin Larsen

Austin Larson 8.24

Clinical Trainee

Phone: 763-746-2456
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: austin.larsen@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Austin has been with Headway since September, 2018 and has worked in human services since 2013. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Clinical Psychology degree at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, and has past experience providing care to youth with a wide range of cognitive and behavioral issues. As an Assessment Practicum Student, he works with children, adolescent, and adult clients in administering psychological testing. "The assessments that I utilize are powerful tools that will help form successful treatment plans for Headway clients," he says. "They will also provide an opportunity to highlight individuals' strengths, which will inevitably help to strengthen communities."

In his spare time, Austin enjoys horticulture, fermenting, fish keeping, ceramics, and cross country skiing. He volunteers at a teen group called Project for Pride in Living.

Blake Ortquist, MA

Blake Ortquist

Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8172
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: blake.ortquist@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Blake has been with Headway since October, 2018 and has worked in the human services field since 2009. She has experience in juvenile justice, corrections, sexual abuse, sexual trauma, and sexual health. As a therapist, she works with children, families, and adults, and enjoys working with people in all stages and walks of life. \"I like to be a part of the process for people seeking change or interventions to cope,\" she says.

When she is not working, Blake enjoys yoga, reading, working out, football, traveling, and teaching yoga classes.

Brianna Miller, MSW, LGSW

Brianna Miller 3.8

Therapist

Phone: 612-404-9001
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: brianna.miller@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Brianna joined Headway in January, 2019 and has worked in the human services field since 2016. She has past experience working in a hospital setting. As a therapist, she works with young children in a classroom setting. She uses a culturally competent and trauma informed lens to help meet children where they are in order to walk them through the healing process. "I'm excited to have the opportunity to use creativity and imagination to engage my young clients," she says.

When she is not working, Brianna loves to travel, sing in choirs, paint, swim, and craft. She is currently teaching herself how to play the ukulele.

Charli Rae Crawford, MA

Charli Rae Crawford 8.31

Clinical Trainee

Phone: 612-806-4334
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: charlirae.crawford@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Charli Rae has been with Headway since September, 2018 and has worked in human services since 2014. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Psychology degree at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. As an Advanced Practicum Student, she works with children and families to enhance the emotional wellness of her clients. She works to provide culturally sensitive therapy and assessment services.

Outside of work, Charli Rae loves animals and spends a lot of time playing with her six cats and one dog. She also likes to read and sew quilts and clothing.

Corinne Larson, MS, LPC

Corinne Anderson 3.19

Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8208
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: corinne.larson@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Corinne has been with Headway since October, 2017.  She has experience in education, military, inpatient settings, and school-based mental health. Corinne has worked with children, adolescents, and adults, and enjoys working with all ages and backgrounds. She incorporates mind-body medicine, including guided imagery, and meditation into her holistic psychotherapy practice. "I aspire to work collaboratively with clients to foster self-awareness, build on strengths, and support transformational healing."

In her spare time, Corinne values spending time with her family, reading, traveling, and playing with her dogs.

Daniel Beyers, MA, LMFT

Dan Beyers 3.19

Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8184
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: dan.beyers@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Dan joined Headway in January, 2018 and has worked in the human services field since 2001.  He provides therapy services for individuals, groups, and families and specializes in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, EMDR, and working with clients who have ADHD, ODD, are experiencing grief and loss, or are victims or perpetrators of childhood sexual abuse.  "I plan to help my clients find healing in their individual lives," he says.

Outside of work, Dan likes to travel, spend time with his children and granddaughter, and read.

Gabrielle Woodard, MS

Gabby Woodard 8.24

Assessment Practicum Student

Phone: 612-798-8215
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: gabrielle.Woodard@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Gabrielle has been with Headway since September, 2018 and has worked in the human services field since 2013. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Psychology degree from the University of St Thomas, and has past experience working with couples, families, adults, children, and adolescents. As an Assessment Practicum Student, she works with adolescent clients in administering psychological assessments. "I believe that building relationships that are healthy and foster growth can be transformative," she says.

Outside of work, Gabrielle enjoys playing guitar.

Gisela Santana-Rivera, MA, PsyD

Gisela Santana Rivera 8.25

Bilingual Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8192
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: gisela.santana-rivera@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Gisela joined Headway in October, 2016 and has worked in the human services field since 2013.  Prior to joining Headway, she worked at a private practice in Puerto Rico.  In addition to providing psychotherapy services to children, adolescents and adults, she is also competent in providing psychometric and psycho-education testing for her clients.  She is excited to help provide needed support to her clients.  "I hope to create a safe environment for my clients to help them achieve their highest potential," she says.

Outside of work, Gisela likes to go to the gym, practice yoga, and volunteer as a foster mother for shelter cats.  She also likes to go for walks around the lakes and discover new places in Minneapolis. 

Jane Miller, MA, LPCC

Jane Miller 4.17

Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8201
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: jane.miller@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Jane joined Headway in September, 2013 for her pre-doctoral internship and has worked in the human services field since 2002.  She completed her internship in August, 2014 and is finishing her PsyD in Counseling Psychology at the University of St. Thomas. Her interests include play therapy, attachment therapy and adoption, behavioral problems in children and adolescents, sexual health, and recovery from trauma. She believes that each person and family possesses unique strengths, talents and challenges and that it is her job to help people understand theirs and to help them find their own path to wellness. “Sharing one’s story can be a transformative process in and of itself. I strive to be a supportive and safe resource for my clients while providing a different perspective and challenge when appropriate,” she says. “It is my belief that small changes in ourselves can impact our lives, our families, and our communities in positive and sometimes profound ways.”

In Jane’s spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and friends, usually around a dinner table, bonfire, or board game.

Jessi Baltzer, MA

Jessi Baltzer

Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8196
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: jessi.baltzer@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Jessi joined Headway in March, 2019 and has worked in human services since 2013. She works with clients of all ages, and has past experience working with families who are in the midst of child protection cases. She has supported mothers of domestic abuse and their children, and has experience working with teens with autism and their families. She is excited to help and empower individuals to overcome the challenges they may be facing so they can get back to living their happiest life. "I build positive and healthy relationships and provide a safe environment for clients as they process their experiences," she says.

When she is not working, she values quality time with family and friends, and enjoys exploring new places around the world and within her own community.

Macarena Corral, PsyD, LP

Macerana Corral

Bilingual Therapist

Phone:  612-798-8168
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: macarena.corral@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Macarena has worked in the mental health field since 2005 and has been with Headway since early 2011. Her past experiences have been varied, with a focus in sexual abuse and domestic violence with adults, adolescents and children. She is currently involved in the Impact Program, helping children, adolescents, and families overcome trauma and develop healthier behaviors and relationships.  She is also nationally certified in TF-CBT.   “By working with children and adolescents, I can intervene early, addressing both immediate issues and providing the skills and knowledge to help prevent unhealthy future behaviors,” she says.

Macarena is fluent in Spanish and has many Spanish-speaking clients. She is married and teaches yoga at various studios in the Twin Cities area. She sees the mind/ body connection as an important part of psychological care and includes mindfulness and breathing exercises in her work as a therapist.

Marina Himmer, MA

Marina Himmer 4.17

Bilingual Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8163
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: marina.himmer@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 

Marina joined Headway in November, 2016 and has worked in the human services field since 2014. Prior to joining Headway, she worked with children and families at Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES). She specializes in working with minorities, especially those of Hispanic origin, and enjoys using Cognitive Behavior Therapy approaches with her clients. "I provide highly sensitive, multicultural services and encourage my clients to not only keep their heritage and cultural belief systems, but also empower them by providing tools to help them improve themselves," she says.

In her free time, Marina likes to cook and try out new recipes, especially desserts. She also likes to do arts and crafts, read books, and take her dog for walks.

Mi Ki Leong, MS, LMFT

Mi Ki Leong 4.17

Therapist

Phone:  612-798-8205
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: miki.leong@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Mi Ki joined Headway in September, 2016 and has worked in human services since 2013.  Prior to joining Headway, she provided in-home therapy services to children, adolescents, couples and families and has also worked in a group home for adults with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.  She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and is able to work with individuals, couples and families.  "I always strive to promote hope and healing while working collaboratively with my clients," she says.

When Mi Ki is not at work, she enjoys traveling, trying new food places, and reading.

Nancy Temple, MA, LPCC

Nancy Temple 2

Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8211
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: nancy.temple@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Nancy joined Headway in August, 2016 and has worked in the human services field since 2010.  She works with children, adults, couples, and families providing therapy tailored to each individual in order to offer interventions to help clients meet their goals.  She specializes in motivational interviewing and is trained in EMDR, but is looking forward to the opportunity to try new interventions as guided by her peers at Headway.  "I look forward to working with my clients to provide positive change," she says.

When Nancy is not at work, she enjoys playing sports such as softball, tennis, and golf.  She also plays the trumpet and enjoys listening to music, and especially loves taking her energetic dogs for walks.   

Natalie Snell, MA, MA

Natalie Snell 8.24

Pre-Doctoral Intern Therapist

Phone: 612-798-8213
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: natalie.snell@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Natalie has been with Headway since September, 2018 and has worked in human services since 2012. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Psychology degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, DC campus. She has past experience in private practice in Woodridge, VA, the District of Columbia Superior Court, Child Guidance Clinic, a residential substance use program, and other community mental health agencies in the District of Columbia. As a Pre-Doctoral Intern Therapist, she works with children, adolescents, and adults to provide mental health therapy. She supports clients in their journey to increase their social and emotional health. "It is my belief that through the use of empowerment and strength-based techniques, clients can achieve their goals," she says.

In her spare time, Natalie enjoys attending concerts, listening to music, reading, mentoring, and interior decorating.

Sean Hornsby, PsyD

Sean Hornsby 3.8

Therapist

Phone: 612-861-1675
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: sean.hornsby@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

Sean joined Headway in February, 2019 and has worked in the human services field since 2013. He was previously a pre-doctoral intern at Headway. He serves a wide range of populations, including adults, teens, and children, problematic sexual behaviors/sexual issues, adult and juvenile sex offenders, trauma/PTSD, mood disorders, grief/loss, anger, adjustment/life transitions, OCD, low self-esteem, negative self-beliefs, guilt and shame, multiculturalism, substance abuse/dual diagnosis, criminal behavior/thinking, interpersonal relationships, and psychological assessment. He has competences in CBT, Gestalt therapy, solution focused therapy, juvenile justice, and the Good Lives Model. "My goal is to try and teach any clientele I work with about how to improve their lives through how they interact and communicate with others, and who they interact and communicate with," he says.

When he is not working, Sean enjoys hiking, ice fishing, snowmobiling, cooking, exploring new restaurants, exercising, attending concerts, reading mystery novels, and researching various topics within the field of psychology.

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