Meet our Therapists
Our licensed mental health professionals serve youth, adults and families from diverse cultures, ethnicities and life experiences. We offer individual, family and couples counseling services.
Jocelyn Thoemke LMFT, ATR-BC
Jocelyn is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a registered art therapist. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults; and has worked in outpatient and day treatment settings providing both verbal and art therapy. She has experience providing individual and family therapy as well as facilitating a variety of social skills and therapy groups. Jocelyn’s work with clients has been primarily been focused on challenges associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and has experience working with clients who have experienced trauma. When Jocelyn is not with clients, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, biking, singing in the car, playing board games, making things (art, food, etc.), and playing Bingo.
Karlee Verhaagh, MS
Karlee has her MS and is pursuing a license as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). Her graduate degree is in Rehabilitation and Addiction Counseling from St. Cloud State University. Karlee has experience working with major depressive disorder, generalized znxiety, trauma disorders, co-occurring substance use disorders, and various other mental health disorders. Her special interests include working with young adults, youth transitioning into adulthood, LGBTQ+ issues, women’s issues, family relational problems, and co-occurring disorders. Karlee works mainly from a lens that is person-centered, trauma-informed, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) based. Karlee believes that each person comes with their own set of challenges and strengths which can work together to overcome adversity. She aims to create a safe space where clients can tell their story, gain insight into how that has impacted them, and create a new reality that is more fulfilling.
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Noelle Tollefson-Schenck MA-LPCC
Noelle is an experienced mental health therapist specializing in work with adolescents and young adults. Noelle practices from an integrated approach using CBT, solution-focused, person-centered therapies and takes a straightforward, compassionate approach to helping clients, tailoring each session to the needs of her clients. She enjoys working with young adults experiencing a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, life changes, college and career preparation, self-esteem, LGBTQ+ and relational issues. Noelle believes that each of us has the strength and capacity for achieving our best self and life with the right support. She emphasizes the importance of the therapeutic relationship in helping clients to achieve a better understanding of themselves and achieving their goals.
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