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Hal Baumchen, PsyD, LP
Dr. Hal Baumchen is the Executive Director of Northland Counseling Services. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LP) with over 25 years (30,000+ hours) of counseling experience. He received his Master’s Degree from Wheaton Graduate School and his Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. He serves nationally and internationally as a seminar leader, covering subjects such as freedom in Christ, freedom from depression, communication, parenting, and marriage. In addition, he co-authored Finding Hope Again: Overcoming Depression with Dr. Neil T. Anderson. He is an ordained minister and has taught at Bethany International, Acts International, and Minnesota Teen Challenge. He also serves on the Health Care Advisory Board for Crown College. As a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, he provides psychological assessments and care for bariatric surgery patients.  He offers individual counseling and leads Northland group programs.  

Wendy Baker, MA, LMFT

Wendy Baker is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), with a Master’s Degree from Argosy University. She offers individuals, couples and family counseling. She has worked with a multitude of issues such as domestic violence, women’s issues, suicide survivors, depression, anxiety, etc. She uses therapeutic techniques such as solution-focused, narrative, and experiential to provide each client with the therapy environment that is right for them. Having worked in an in-home setting as well as a shelter, she is passionate about meeting clients where they are to embark on a new journey towards healing.

Dan Bannister, MSW, LICSW

Dan Bannister is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with twenty-five years of experience working primarily with adults, as well as with children and adolescents.  He received his Master's degree in Counseling from the University of Illinois and his Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Iowa.  He uses a strengths-based, Christian cognitive-behavioral approach, and works with individuals, couples, families, and groups.  His clinical interests include marital counseling, anger management, depression, anxiety and panic, divorce recovery, grief and loss, stress management, abuse and domestic violence, and chronic illness.  As a result of his own life experience, Dan possesses a special interest in, and heart for strengthening, maintaining, and preserving marriages.  He has also received additional training in biblical counseling.

Melissa Doucette, MA, LMFT

Melissa Doucette is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her undergraduate degree from St. Olaf College and a master’s degree from Argosy University. She has worked extensively with survivors of trauma, violence, and relational violence in the U.S. and abroad. Her clinical interests include anxiety, depression, parent-child relationship issues, eating disorders,  trauma, couples counseling, women’s issues, and adolescent adjustment issues.  She utilizes a variety of techniques including experiential, narrative, solution focus, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, EMDR, and Sand Tray Therapy. She works with adolescents, adults of all ages, couples and families. Melissa’s goal in therapy is to help people rediscover hope in the midst of difficult situations, and find joy in life again. Her sense of humor and ability to encourage self-expression have helped many people to realize their potential.

Cynthia Gill, MA, LMFT
Cynthia Gill, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), received her Master’s Degree in Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy from Adler Graduate School in Richfield, MN. Having taught high school for 25 years, she has a special interest in adolescent issues, parent-teen/child conflicts, and effective parenting skills. Ms. Gill’s clinical interests include working with families that are experiencing depression, grief, anxiety, relationship struggles, life transitions, anger, trauma, spiritual issues, and women’s issues. She also enjoys marriage counseling (using Prepare/Enrich) and family therapy. Ms. Gill has additional training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and play therapy, and enjoys teaching at young adults’ and women’s groups and retreats.

Amy Hagstrom, PsyD, LP
Dr. Hagstrom is a Licensed Psychologist and holds a PsyD from Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. She specializes in working with children, with particular interests in attachment disorders, trauma, medical issues, behavioral issues, school achievement, adoption-related issues, and parenting issues. She uses an expressive form of therapy called experiential play therapy with children age   2-12. Dr. Hagstrom also works with children who are dealing with developmental delays, aspergers, pervasive developmental disorder, attention/focus issues, and cognitive delays. She is experienced in the use of somatic experiencing and psychological testing. She also works with parents, teens and adults at Northland’s Chaska office.  

Sheri Hinrichs, MA, LP
Sheri Hinrichs, a Licensed Psychologist (LP), received her Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University in Minneapolis, MN. Her clinical interests include anxiety, depression (including post-partum depression), life transitions, career challenges, stress management, grief, relationship issues, and spiritual growth. Ms. Hinrichs has also received training in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy). 
Josh Rampi, MA, LMFT
Josh Rampi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. With his unique blend of wisdom, metaphors, professionalism, and humor, he has helped countless people live more fulfilled lives. Josh works together with his clients to create a safe environment where they are encouraged to take risks and explore the challenges they are facing. His goal is to help clients understand and address the root causes, so problems do not continue to resurface. He received his undergraduate degree from St. Cloud State and his Master's Degree from Bethel Seminary. Josh’s interests include depression, couples and marriage, communication and conflict, anger management, life transitions, bariatric lifestyle adjustment counseling, young adult issues, family conflict, drug and alcohol abuse, multicultural relationships, and adolescent issues.  Josh works with men and women between the ages of 13 and 60. 

Elizabeth Silkey, MA, LPCC

Elizabeth Silkey, MA, LPCC
Elizabeth Silkey, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), received her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN. She has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Elizabeth enjoys helping people with a variety of topics, including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, parent-teen conflicts, spiritual issues, and women’s issues. Ms. Silkey often uses a cognitive-behavioral approach and also has training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), play therapy, and marital/pre-marital counseling (with Prepare/Enrich). 

Joe Sundeen, MA, LP
Joseph Sundeen, a Licensed Psychologist (LP), received his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN. Providing bilingual therapy in both English and Spanish, he has served as a missionary and therapist in Peru and is experienced in serving Spanish-speaking clients in the Twin Cities. Mr. Sundeen is passionate about partnering with clients to help them grow, meet personal goals, and heal emotionally, relationally, and spiritually through the counseling process. His approach integrates a Christian worldview with a cognitive-behavioral model (based on how thoughts affect emotions). Mr. Sundeen works with individuals, couples, and families, including church leaders, missionaries, and pastors. His specialty areas include anxiety (phobias, OCD, panic disorder), depression, men’s issues (identity and roles), cultural competence/adjustment, and trauma. He is also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for treating PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and related symptoms.