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Therapists

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.

Shoreview

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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.

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Erika Pieniniemi MPS, LADC

Erika is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) and is working towards their License in Professional Clinical Counseling (LPCC). They graduated with their Masters of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health from the University of Minnesota, and has experience working in outpatient treatment settings for mental health and substance use, providing both group and individual therapy services. Erika's work has been primarily focused on helping clients work on concerns relating to trauma, substance use, anxiety, and depression. Erika especially enjoys working with individuals who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community.  Erika is trained in EMDR and is working towards EMDRIA certification requirements. Erika believes that it is every client's right to receive compassionate and person-centered care in a safe and accepting environment. Erika's goal when working with clients is to help individuals recognize their own strengths, empower clients to learn new skills and how to advocate for themselves. When not working, Erika enjoys spending time with their spouse and pets, meditation, and working on embroidery projects. 

White Bear Lake

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Vicki Bailar-Holmin, LICSW

Vicki completed her training at Florida State University where she specialized in School Social Work. Vicki works primarily with school-aged children and families by assessing and treating ADHD, depression, trauma, anxiety disorders and other concerns that challenge chil­dren’s development. She also has experience in case management, chemical dependency, facili­tating healthy relationships between families and schools, and counseling chronically mentally ill adults. Vicki has over 30 years of experience in the field.

 

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