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Natalia Potapova, PHD, LP

Natalia Potapova, PHD, LP

Natalia Potapova, PHD, LP

Natalia Potapova, PHD, LP

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Natalia Potapova is a Licensed Psychologist providing individual and group psychotherapy, as well as psychological assessment for adults at the Natalis Energy Park location both in person and via telehealth. Dr. Potapova believes in building a life worth living and practicing mental flexibility. It is important for her to meet her clients where they are and build insight, learn new skills, manage emotions, and or heal and grow through difficult experiences.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Potapova enjoys dancing, playing piano, drawing, painting, making costumes, cooking, and playing board games and video games. Dr. Potapova also enjoys outdoor activities, such as hiking, bouldering and rock climbing, and kayaking, and exploring geographically unique national parks (e.g., canyons, volcano calderas).

Therapeutic Orientation: Dr. Potapova uses an integrated therapeutic approach influenced by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She also has much experience working with clients with trauma, variety of health concerns (e.g., weight loss, improving heart health) and medical conditions (e.g., chronic pain, diabetes, kidney disease, migraines, high blood pressure, traumatic brain injury (TBI)), as well as Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ ADHD) and executive dysfunction (i.e., difficulties with attention, memorization, motivation, planning, and emotion regulation).

Education & Professional Activities
Dr. Potapova has completed her APA-accredited Doctoral Internship and Post-Doctoral work at Hennepin Healthcare, where she also worked as a Senior Clinical Psychologist, providing care for adult clients with complex trauma, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI), medical and cognitive conditions, and socio-economic and racial adversity. She also has completed her clinical trainings in therapy at a variety of clinics in Washington and Idaho, providing care for college students, community members, and local tribal communities. Dr. Potapova completed her Master of Science degree and APA-accredited Doctor of Philosophy degree from Washington State University; and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from University of Washington.

Dr. Potapova is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA).

Dr. Potapova sees clients at the Energy Park location.

Areas of Practice

Individual therapy for adults struggling with mental health (Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorders, Trauma, Executive Dysfunction, ADHD, Personality Disorders, Adjustment & Grief) and mental health related to health and medical concerns, including chronic pain, medical conditions, and traumatic brain injury.

Group therapy: (1) Skills group for adults struggling with managing chronic pain and related chronic medical conditions, and (2) educational group for adults with ADHD and executive functioning skills deficits.

Psychological Evaluations for: ADHD, learning disabilities, executive functioning skill deficits, and personality assessments.

Brent Haagenson

Brent Haagenson, PsyD, LP

Brent Haagenson

Brent Haagenson, PsyD, LP

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Brent Haagenson is a Licensed Psychologist providing individual psychotherapy and psychological assessment for adolescents and adults at the Natalis Woodbury location both in person and via telehealth.

Many individuals seek therapy or assessment in a state of crisis, searching to understand their pain. Dr. Haagenson believes that collaborative psychological work can help individuals identify not just an understanding to their suffering – but a sense of motivation, value, and purpose from which to begin a life worth living.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Haagenson is a professional singer in the Twin Cities area frequently performing with professional choral groups and his district champion barbershop quartet. Dr. Haagenson can frequently be found training for his next marathon, trying his hand at oil painting, singing karaoke, enjoying East Asian food, or exploring his home neighborhood of Northeast Minneapolis with Bella the pitbull.

Therapeutic Orientation: Dr. Haagenson uses an integrated therapeutic approach influenced by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Psychodynamic-Psychoanalytic Theory, and Twelve Step Facilitation (TSF). He also uses health psychology and spiritually integrated psychotherapy techniques.

Education & Professional Activities
Dr. Haagenson completed his APA-accredited Doctoral Internship at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation specializing in mental health and substance use integration. He also has completed clinical trainings in therapy at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital and Park Avenue Center, and advanced clinical training in psychological assessment with the Clinic for Attention, Learning and Memory (CALM). Dr. Haagenson completed his Master of Arts degree and APA accredited Doctor of Psychology degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (M.A., 2017; Psy.D., 2020); and Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Political Science from Concordia College (B.A., magna cum laude, 2012).

Dr. Haagenson is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA), and Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH).

Brent sees clients at the Woodbury and Energy Park locations.

Areas of Practice
Individual therapy for adults and adolescents struggling with both mental illness and chemical use disorders (Anxiety, Depression, Substance Use, Affective Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anger and Impulse Control, Adjustment & Grief, Trauma-informed care)

Psychological Evaluations for: ADHD, learning disabilities, executive functioning skill deficits, personality assessments, and strengths identification

Consultation and training on a broad range of topics within the domains of mental health, brain functioning, and substance use.

MARK HANSEN, PH.D. Licensed Psychologist

Mark Hansen, PhD, LP

MARK HANSEN, PH.D. Licensed Psychologist

Mark Hansen, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Mark has been working in the mental health field, counseling adults and couples since 1990. He is a leader in developing business systems in mental health that improve patient care. He has held CEO and CFO positions in mental health organizations and is the Founder and President of Counseling & Psychology Solutions, Minnesota, P.A. (CAPSmn). In addition to Mark’s clinical work as a Licensed Psychologist at Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions, P.A., he is the CFO of Aticus Connect, P.A. a company that manages mental health practices. Mark enjoys sports and was a competitive athlete. He also enjoys the outdoors, fishing, music, and dogs.

Therapeutic Orientation:
Mark’s therapeutic approach is integrative. He works collaboratively and diligently to find the best fit for each client. He uses techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Gottman Method, Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), Learning theory, Interpersonal Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy. Mark also has a specialty in measuring psychotherapy/counseling outcomes and effectiveness.

Educational & Professional Activities:
Mark earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and M.S. Ed. in Counseling at the University of Kansas, and a B.A. in Communications and Psychology at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He completed his pre-doctoral internship in psychology at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. Mark is a member of the American Psychological Association, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, and the Minnesota Psychological Association.

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Specialties
Depression and anxiety issues
Trauma
Men’s Health and Issues
Intimacy and relationship concerns including couples counseling
Work adjustment and performance concerns
Stress management
Athletic performance
Measuring outcome and effectiveness of therapy

ALLYSON ADAMS, MS, LPC, LADC Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor

Allyson Adams, MS, LPC, LADC

ALLYSON ADAMS, MS, LPC, LADC Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor

Allyson Adams, MS, LPC, LADC

Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor

Allyson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor who holds a Master of Science degree in Co-Occurring Disorders Recovery Counseling from Metropolitan State University. She has been working in the helping profession for over 14 years in roles that supported people with serious and persistent mental illness, addiction, chronic homelessness, cognitive disabilities, autism and trauma.

Allyson has experience treating a wide variety of presenting problems such as depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and PTSD. She specializes in anxiety, pregnancy and postpartum concerns, addiction and working with children and adolescents who are struggling with their mental health. She admires the resiliency of her clients and helps them recognize this resilience and build upon their strengths to cope with their symptoms. She strives to encourage autonomy and empowerment within her clients and does so by utilizing the principles of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Narrative Therapy. Allyson believes the most significant change can happen when a safe and trusting relationship is developed between client and clinician. She fosters this relationship by utilizing a non-judgmental, collaborative and authentic approach.

Allyson recognizes that it can feel incredibly scary and vulnerable to reach out and say “I need help.” She assures her clients that they are not alone in these feelings and seeking help is one of the strongest and bravest things a person can do.

Specialties
Depression
Anxiety
Pregnancy & Postpartum Concerns
Child & Adolescent Mental Health
Trauma
Addiction
Sexual and Domestic Violence
Borderline Personality Disorder
LGBTQIA+ populations
Sex Positive Therapy
Interpersonal Conflict
Low Self-Esteem