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Dr. Chris Anderson Psy.D., LP





  • Psy.D. Psychology      University of St. Thomas
  • M.A.    Psychology      St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • B.A.    Psychology      University of Minnesota


Work History:

  • IPC – CEO and practicing psychologist
  • T.E.A.M., Inc.  – Clinical Director, counseling agency
  • Hazelden Center for Youth and Families–Adolescent addiction counseling
  • H.H.H. Job Corp. Center – Adolescent metal health counseling
  • Fairview University Medical Center – Child/Adolescent In-pt/Out-pt

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Specialties: Adolescents, all types of addiction counseling, cognitive and personality assessment for adolescents and adults

Issues & Populations: Depression, anxiety, PTSD/trauma, anger management, marital counseling, addiction counseling, chemical dependency evaluations, ADHD testing, other psychological testing, stress management. Adults, adolescents, couples, families.

Dr. Jennie Enstad Psy.D., L.P.



  • Psy.D. Psychology      University of St. Thomas
  • M.A.    Psychology      St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • B.A.    Psychology      St. Could State University

Work History:

  • IPC                                                               Psychologist
  • Central Center for Family Resources              Psychologist
  • Sister Kenney Chronic Pain Program             Predoctoral Intern
  • Abbot Northwestern Hospital Child/Adolescent/Adult In-pt mental health units
  • Carver County Social Services                       Mental Health Case management

Theoretical Orientation:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Specialties:  Children ages nine and above, adolescents, adults, health psychology, screening for bariatric surgery, chronic pain, dual diagnosis MI/CD

Issues and Populations:  Depression, anxiety, adolescent development, ADHD, PTSD/trauma, anger management, addiction counseling, chemical dependency evaluations, ADHD testing, other psychological testing, stress management. Children nine and above, adolescent, and adults.

Dr. Tatyana V. Avdeyeva, Ph.D., L.P.



  • PhD     Counseling Psychology           Washington State University
  • M.A.    Communication                       Washington State University
  • B.A.    Education                                Far Eastern State University

Work History:

  • IPC                                                                     Psychologist
  • University of St. Thomas                                  Assistant Professor, Psychology
  • University of Minnesota Counseling Services  Predoctoral Psychology Intern
  • Washington State University Counseling          Psychology Intern

Theoretical Orientation:  Integrative Approach (Cognitive and Person-Centered), Therapeutic Assessment

Specialties:  adults, career counseling, life transitions, personality assessment, cross-cultural psychology.

Issues and Populations:  Depression, anxiety, young adults development, stress management, interpersonal difficulties, cross-cultural issues, adjustment of foreign nationals, personality assessment.

Dr. Michael O’Sullivan, MD



  • Residency:  Psychiatry                                    University of Minnesota
  • M.B., B.Ch, B.A.O.  Doctor of Medicine      University College Dublin, Ireland


Work History:

  • IPC – Practicing Psychiatrist
  • University of Minnesota – Psychiatrist – First episode psychosis program
  • University of Minnesota – Resident in Psychiatry
  • Order of St. John of God, Dublin – Registrar in General Adult Comm. Psychiatry
  • Order of St. John of God, Dublin – Registrar in Psychiatry of Learning Disability
  • St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin  - SHO in Histopathology
  • St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin – Medical Intern
  • Wexford General Hospital, Dublin – Surgical Intern

Specialties Issues & Populations: Adults, geriatrics, schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, bipolar depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD/trauma issues, and chemical dependency issues. 

Patricia Collins, M,A., L.P.



  • M.A.    Psychology      University of St. Thomas
  • B.A.    Psychology      University of South Dakota

Work History:

  • IPC                                                                  Psychologist
  • Central Center for Family Resources              Clinical Supervisor
  • Anoka-Hennepin School District                    Psychologist
  • Way 12 Halfway House                                 Program Director/Psychologist
  • Ceridian/LifeWorks                                        EAP Consultant
  • Northwest Youth and Family Services           Psychologist
  • Hazelden Recovery Services                          Psychologist
  • North Memorial Medical Center                     Crisis Worker
  • Private Practice                                               Psychologist

Theoretical Orientation:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Family Systems

Specialties:  Children ages five and above, adolescents, adults, couples and family counseling, sexual and physical abuse recovery, dual diagnosis MI/CD

Issues and Populations: Depression; anxiety; PTSD/trauma, adolescent development; sexual and physical abuse recovery; addiction counseling; stress management; anger management.  Adults, adolescents, children (9+), couples, families. 

Tara Bauman, LICSW, LADC, BCC



  • MSW University of St. Thomas/University of St. Catherine
  • BA Family Social Science University of Minnesota

Work History:

  • IPC - Clinical Social Worker
  • Relate Counseling Center - Outpatient Counseling/school based therapist
  • Anthony Louis Center - Inpatient/Outpatient Counselor/CD Assessments
  • Employment Action Center - Adolescent Case Manager

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Family Systems, Psychodynamic

Specialties: Child and Adolescent Behavior, Chemical Dependency, Parenting, Family, and Stress Management.

Issues and Population: depression, anxiety, chemical dependency counseling, chemical dependency evaluation, stress management, life changes, adolescent development, self-esteem, adults, adolescents, children (5+), families.

Judy Brunsgaard, MA, MSW, LICSW


  • MSW  Master of Social Work - University of St. Thomas / St. Catherine University
  • MA      Holistic Health Studies - St. Catherine University
  • BS       Computer Science - Winona State University

Work History:

  • IPC – Clinical Social Worker
  • Healing Connections Therapy Center – DBT Therapist / Clinical Social Worker
  • Family & Children’s Center – Outpatient Psychotherapist / Clinical Social Worker
  • Heartland Hospice – Bereavement Coordinator / Clinical Social Worker
  • New River Medical Center – Medical Social Worker
  • Mayo Clinic – Emergency Department Medical Social Worker

Theoretical Orientation: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Client-centered, Solution Focused, Holistic, Systems Theory, Transpersonal 


Specialties:  Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Crisis Intervention, Narrative Therapy


Issues and Population: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dissociative Disorders, Phobias, Abuse, Domestic violence, Relationship conflict, Life transition challenges, Grief & Loss. Adults, elders (65+) and adolescents (age 14+).

Luke Knutson, MA, LMFT


  • M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy - MN School of Professional Psychology
  • B.A.  Psychology, Family Studies   -   Saint Olaf College           

Work History:

  • IPC – Marriage and Family Therapist
  • The Storefront Group – School-based therapist, county case manager
  • Generations Community Support Services– In-home therapist
  • Life Innovations, Inc.(PREPARE/ENRICH) – Research Associate

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems

Specialties:  Child and adolescent behavior, couple and family therapy, parenting, depression, anxiety, stress.

Issues & Populations: Depression, anxiety, grief, parenting, life transition, identity development, stress management. Adults, couples, families, children and adolescents (ages 6+).  

Dr. Jeanne Bailey, MD



            *Board Certification:                          American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

            *Residency:  Psychiatry                      Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

            *Internship:  Family Practice              University of Minnesota

            *M.D.  Doctor of Medicine                Rush Medical College 

Work History:


            *I.P.C. – practicing psychiatrist

            *Tubman/Chrysalis Center for Women– consulting psychiatrist

            *Private Practice-practicing psychiatrist and psychoanalyst


            *Hennepin Faculty Associates – consultation-liaison/ Crisis Center psychiatrist

                        Minneapolis, MN

            *Lifespan – consulting psychiatrist, Eagan, MN

            *Medical Evaluations Inc. – disability evaluator, Chicago, IL

            *Northwestern Memorial Hospital- Crisis Center/ Rehab Institute psychiatrist.

                        Chicago, IL

            *Cook County Court-divorce custody evaluations, Chicago, IL

Theoretical Orientation: My focus is to assist each individual in finding relief from their difficulties in an ongoing way.  My experience with psychodynamic psychotherapy in my private practice allows me to approach medication as an alternative, essential, or augmenting part of treatment.

Specialties Issues & Populations: Adults and older adolescents struggling with depression, and anxiety which may be chronic, precipitous, or worsening; linked to genetics and psychological issues of life such as role changes, career, health and relationships  I use medication and psychotherapy.


Dr. Justin T. Coulter, Psy.D., L.P.




·         Psy.D.            Clinical Psychology            Minnesota School of Professional                                                                                                                  Psychology at Argosy University

·         B.A.               Psychology                         University of Sioux Falls

Work History:

·         IPC                                                                 Psychologist

·         South Central Human

             Relations Center                                            Psychologist                           

·         University of Minnesota  - Duluth                 Predoctoral Intern

Theoretical Orientation:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Specialties:  Adults, non-offending sexual disorders, sexuality identity and confusion, GLBQ population, HIV/AIDS, Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Phobias, ADHD assessments, Cognitive Assessments, Learning Disability Assessments, Personality Assessments, Adaptive Functioning Assessments, Brief Neuropsychological Assessments.

 Dr. Xan Banker, Psy.D., L.P.



Psy.D. Psychology                                            University of St. Thomas
M.A. Psychology                                              St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
B.A. Psychology  & Child Psychology            University of Minnesota

Work History:              

 IPC                                                             Psychologist
 Hamm Clinic                                            Staff Psychologist, Community Relations Liaison
 University of Minnesota Counseling and Consulting Services           Pre-Doctoral Intern 

 University of Minnesota-Division of Epidemiology               Public Health Specialist

 Center for Grief                                                     Licensed Psychological Practitioner
 Neighborhood Involvement Program                   Practicum Counselor

 Hennepin County Training and Employment Services Program           Senior Social Worker 

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral, Mindfulness

Specialties: Generalist with 15 years of providing psychotherapy, mood disorders, personality, relationships and family dynamics, adult ADHD, grief, loss, and life transition, stress management, and coping with demands of day-to-day living, career counseling and life coaching

Issues and Populations: Depression, anxiety, panic and phobia, personality, adult ADD/ADHD, PTSD/trauma, anger management, psychological testing, stress management, bereavement, infertility and postpartum depression, abuse: physical/sexual, eating disorders. Populations: general, college, and military families. Adults, couples, groups, and children.

Dr. Janeen Montgomery, Psy. D. LP




            Psy.D. Psychology                  University of St. Thomas

            MA Psychology                      University of St. Thomas

            BA Business Administration  University of North Dakota

            BA Psychology                       University of North Dakota 

Work History

            IPC- Practicing Psychologist

            Hennepin County Pre-petition – Sr. Clinical Psychologist, Civil Commitment

            Behavioral Medical Intervention – Disability Behavioral Case Manager

            Minnesota Veterans Home – Senior and Veteran Counseling,         

Cigna Behavioral Health – EAP Senior Intake Specialist and Crisis Services

            Minnesota Department of Corrections – Counseling for female inmates

            Neighborhood Involvement Program – Counseling adults and young adults

Theoretical Orientation:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Specialties: Geriatrics, adults, cognitive and personality assessment for adults, Grief counseling, health psychology.  

Issues and Populations: Depression, anxiety, PTSD/trauma, marital counseling, Psychological testing, Life transitions, stress management.

Wendy A. Sweeney, MA, LP


  • M.A.    Psychology                  St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • B.A.    Child Psychology        University of Minnesota          

Work History:

  • IPC                                                                              Psychologist
  • PANDA                                                                      Learning Disability Specialist
  • Learning Disability Association (LDA)                      Assessment Services Manager
  • T.E.A.M., Inc                                                              Outpatient EAP Counselor  
  • Autism Consulting/Sheila Merzer, MA,LP                 Psychology Intern

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Specialties:    Learning disability & ADHD testing and assessment, anxiety, self esteem issues, autism spectrum disorders.

Issues & Populations:  Adolescents, adults, couples.  Anxiety, depression, self esteem, marital counseling, Psycho-educational testing and assessment services including learning disability and  ADHD testing, stress management, individual and family issues related to autism spectrum disorders.

Jenna Seal, MA, LPCC


·         M.A.    Psychology      University of St. Thomas

·         B.A.    Psychology      University of WI-Eau Claire 

Work History:

·         IPC                                                      Clinical Therapist

·         Cigna Behavioral Health                     Case & Care Manager

·         Walk In Counseling                            Counselor

·         T.E.A.M. Inc.                                      Counselor

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused

Specialties: Anxiety, depression, relationship issues, adolescents/children and stress.

Adults and children 10 and above.

Issues and populations: Depression, anxiety, relationships, stress management, children/adolescent issues. Adults, children, adolescents and couples       
 Rebel Gustafson, MSW, LICSW

MSW Master of Social Work - University of Minnesota, Duluth
BSSW Social Work - University of North Dakota

Work History:
IPC – Clinical Social Worker
Essentia Health – Behavior Health and Grief Therapist / Clinical Social Worker
Insight Counseling - Psychotherapist/Clinical Social worker
College of St. Scholastica - Adjunct Professor for MSW Program
Northwood Children and Family Services - Campus Director of Operations
Family Focus, Inc - Division Director
PATH - Social Worker
Northwood Children's Services - Psychotherapist

Theoretical Orientation: Trauma Informed, Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Client-centered, Psychodynamic, Holistic, Systems Theory, Psychosocial Developmental Theory, Positive Psychology, Problem Solving and Crisis Frameworks.

Specialties: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Grief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness (Mind Body) Practices, Stress Management, Brief Therapy.

Issues and Population: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Experiences, Phase of Life Changes, Grief and Loss, Stress, Low Self-Esteem,. Adults 18 + and Elders.
 Natalie Boisvert, MSW, LICSW

• MSW- University of St. Thomas/University of St. Catherine
• BA- Psychology St Cloud State University

Work History

• IPC - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
• ACP - Geriatric Therapist
• West Lake Counseling and Wellness, Inc. - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
• Allina Hospice - Medical Social Worker, LiCSW
• Abbott Northwestern Hospital - Heart Transplant SW, LICSW

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused, EMDRIA trained EMDR, Adaptive Internal Relational/Air Network

Specialties: Trauma and Complex Trauma, EMDR, Adaptive Internal Relational/AIR network, Chronic Illness, Geriatric Population.

Issues and Population : Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Complex Trauma, grief, Life Transitions, Chronic Illness, Esteem Issues, Adults and Adolescents.
Daniel Moegi, APRN, PMHNP

• Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN) University of North Dakota
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) SW Minnesota State University

Work History:
• Innovative Psychological Consultants – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Current)
• Minnesota DHS – Southern Cities Clinic – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
• Minnesota DHS, AMRTC – Senior RN

Specialties Issues & Populations: Dan sees adults and seniors. Treating anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, ADHD, schizophrenia, and PTSD.

Theoretical Orientation:
Dan Moegi uses a shared decision-making model of client-centered care that enables and encourages people to play a role in the medical decisions that affect their mental health. He utilizes an integrative approach with a strong orientation towards cognitive behavioral therapy, emphasizing individualization of evidence-based practices, responding appropriately and effectively to the person at the affective, behavioral, cognitive, and biologic level to determine the best possible treatment.
 Matt Skinner, MS, LPCC, NCC

• M.S. Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Montana State University Billings
• B.S. Sociology South Dakota State University

Work History:
• I.P.C. Therapist
• Elevance Health Behavioral Health Case Manager
• SpringPath Clinical Director
• PrairieCare Outpatient Therapist
• Mutual of Omaha Insurance EAP Counselor
• CHI Health Program Therapist inpatient care
• Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation Sr. Rehabilitation Specialist

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution
Focused, Reality Therapy

Specialties: Child and Adolescent Behavior, Stress Management, LGBTQIA+

Issues and Population: Anxiety, Career Counseling, Coping Skills, Depression, Development Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Disability Counseling, Family Conflict, Impulse Control, Intellectual Disability, Life Transitions, Men’s Issues, Mood Disorders, Peer Relationships, School Issues, Self Esteem,
Children (6+), Adolescents, Adults


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