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Hal Baumchen, PsyD, LP, LADC

Hal Baumchen, PsyD, LP, LADC. Dr. Hal Baumchen is the Executive Director of Northland Counseling Services. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LP) with over 30 years (30,000+ hours) of counseling experience, and is also a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). He received his Master’s Degree from Wheaton Graduate School, his Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and his Certificate in Co-Occurring Disorders from Adler Graduate School. 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 supervises and leads Northland group programs.  

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.

Christine Guy, MA, LPCC

Christine Guy is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). She earned her undergraduate degree from Luther College and Master’s Degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. Christine has spent her career working with children, adolescents and adults in individual and family sessions. She is experienced in helping people address a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, women’s issues, and adjustment to a variety of stressors. Christine has special interests in adolescent issues and perinatal mental health. She has specialized training in perinatal bereavement, maternal mental health and emotional support and decision-making for fetal anomalies.  Christine utilizes many clinical approaches including, but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing and Solution-Focused Therapy. For those interested in integrating exercise with traditional talk therapy, she offers Walk and Talk Therapy. 

Susan Jensen, MA, LMFT

Steven Witmer, MA, LPC

Susan Jensen, MA, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) providing therapy for adolescents, adults, couples, and families.  She earned her undergraduate degree from University of Northwestern (2003) and a Master's degree from Argosy University (2005).  She uses therapeutic techniques including solution-focused and family systems.  Her goals of therapy are to assist individuals to be flexible and act wisely, even in the face of anxiety. 

Susan enjoys helping people with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, life transitions, career challenges, stress management, relationship issues, grief, couples counseling, women's issues, and adolescent adjustment issues. She also has extensive experience in providing crisis services.

Linda Johnson, MA, LP
Linda Johnson, MA, LP

Linda Johnson is a Licensed Psychologist who received her Master’s degree from California State University, Chico, CA. She has worked for over 15 years with adults, adolescents and families. Ms. Johnson has a special interest in women’s issues, parent/teen relationships, self-esteem issues, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, grief and sexual abuse issues. She enjoys helping people overcome barriers that keep them from emotional and spiritual wholeness.

Charles Lamp, MA, LMFT
Charles Lamp, MA, LMFT
Chuck Lamp received his Master of Arts in Adlerian Counseling & Psychotherapy – with an emphasis in working with families – from Adler Graduate School in Richfield, MN, and his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Christian studies from Crown College in St. Bonifacius, MN. He has a special interest in therapy with children with mental disorders and behavioral issues, and with children of blended families. Chuck counsels parents to help them understand their children's issues, teaching them vital parenting skills to make their family flourish. His clinical interests include chemical dependency issues, anxiety, and depression. His goal with every individual is to facilitate the change they need in order to be whole and live a healthy life, and he believes helping people understand that they have value and purpose is fundamental to bringing about this change. He specializes in working with males of all ages.

Lisa Logelin, MA, LPCC

Lisa Logelin, MA, LPC

Lisa Logelin is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) who earned her Master’s degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. She offers counseling for individuals, couples and families. Her work with chemically dependent adults at Fairview Riverside Hospital has given her a heart for those with loved ones who are struggling with addiction issues. She has a passion for helping people work through issues surrounding divorce, and has special interest in working with church staff members. Her clinical interests include anxiety disorders, crisis services, depression, grief and loss, marital conflicts, panic disorder, and relationship issues. Lisa employs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic/Family Systems approaches in her therapy.

Corey Palmer, MA, LPC
Corey Palmer, MA, LPC

Corey Palmer is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with an MA in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. He has over 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. Corey’s clinical areas of interest include depression, anxiety, self-image struggles, grief, relationship issues, marriage and family issues, and spiritual issues. Corey often uses a cognitive-behavioral approach with his clients.

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), and marital/pre-marital counseling (with Prepare/Enrich). 

Steven Witmer, MA, LPC

Steven Witmer, MA, LPC

Rev. Dr. Steven Witmer is a Licensed Professional Counselor with an MA in Counseling from Liberty University. He also holds a Doctorate in Philosophy from Oxford Graduate School in Tennessee in the Integration of Religion and Society Studies. He has cared for and counseled people of all ages, whether at home, in medical care/assisted living facilities, nursing homes, or even in prison. Steve loves to help people experiencing crisis find peace and comfort in real, tangible ways. He has written a book to help fathers build relationships with their teenagers, conducts seminars on parenting, and enjoys doing premarital and marital counseling. Steve especially enjoys helping people with anxiety and depression find renewed joy and sense of purpose for their lives.