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TERA JANSEN, PSY.D., LP, CST Licensed Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist

Tera Jansen, Psy.D., LP, CST

TERA JANSEN, PSY.D., LP, CST Licensed Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist

Tera Jansen, Psy.D., LP, CST

Licensed Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist

Tera is a licensed psychologist and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist. She has a wide range of experiences working with a variety of mental health and substance use concerns. She has also received advanced training in working with a broad range of sexual health and gender concerns, including the completion of a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota’s Program in Human Sexuality.

Tera has experience working with adults and adolescents in individual, couple, family, and group therapy contexts. Her goal as a therapist is to aid clients in confronting fears, developing self-acceptance, creating and maintaining meaningful relationships, and finding strategies for living an authentic life.

Education & Professional Activities
Tera received a B.A. in Theatre Arts Performance from the University of Minnesota before receiving an M.A. in Counseling Psychology at the University of St. Thomas in 2011 and a Doctoral degree at the University of St. Thomas in Counseling Psychology 2015.

Specialties
Gender Dysphoria and Transition
Couples’ Intimacy and Relational Concerns
LGBTQIA Sexual Health & Satisfaction
Sexual Orientation Concerns
Sexual Compulsivity (i.e., Sex Addiction)
Sexual Behavior Concerns for Adolescents
Sexual Behavior Concerns & Needs for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Sexual Victimization/Abuse
Low Desire
Sexual Pain
Orgasmic Concerns
Erectile Dysfunction
Delayed, Inhibited, & Premature Ejaculation
Sexual Offending
Pedophilia
Sex After Children
Sex After Major Medical Concerns
Kink & BDSM
Polyamory, Consensual Non-Monogamy & Alternative Relationship Structures
Sexual Health & Sobriety
Sexual Health & HIV or AIDS

Rebecca Kwiatkowski

Rebecca Kwiatkowski, MA

Rebecca Kwiatkowski

Rebecca Kwiatkowski, MA

School Based Mental Health Therapist

Rebecca is a school based mental health therapist who has experience working with adolescents and their families with a variety of mental health and chemical health diagnoses. She provides individual therapy to the students at North High School in North St. Paul. Rebecca uses a client-centered approach in her therapy and collaborates with each student to learn new coping skills, regulate emotions, improve relationships, build confidence, and empower them on their mental health journey. Rebecca also leads the Hmong Women’s Group at our Natalis University Avenue location.

Education & Professional Activities
Rebecca received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Minnesota State University at Mankato and her Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychological Services at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She is also certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Rebecca receives clinical supervision from Ann Becher-Ingwalson, PsyD, LADC, LPCC, DBTC. She sees clients at North High School through the School-Linked Mental Health program at Natalis and leads the Hmong Women’s Group at Natalis.

Specialties
Individual psychotherapy for adolescents and adults
Depression
Anxiety
Culturally Sensitive Psychotherapy
Early Adulthood Transition
Propel
Parenting Skills

Nicole Belleville, MA

Nique Belleville, MA, LPCC, RYT

Nicole Belleville, MA

Nicole “Nique” Belleville, MA, LPCC, RYT

Nique has worked in mental health for over six years. Prior to working at Natalis, she spent two years with youth, adolescents, and their families doing in-home therapy. Nique utilizes a variety of different therapeutic interventions depending on the individual. Nique is client centered and tailors the therapeutic modality to what’s best for the client, often including mindfulness through techniques including yoga and meditation.

Nique is a Queer woman of color who enjoys working with adolescent girls, women, military families, couples, and the Queer community. Nique believes that she is just along with you on your journey of life to help you find the tools for your toolbox to be healthy, happy and liberated.

“It is your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you”. – Rumi

Education & Professional Activities
Nique studied Community Psychology at St. Cloud State University and decided to take her love of systems further to complete her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at St. Mary’s University in Minneapolis, MN.
Nique is certified in Prepare/Enrich (pre-marital counseling), Managing & Adapting Practices (school aged children), and is a registered trauma informed yoga teacher. Nique is a Queer identifying woman of color who desires to bring yoga to the Natalis community as well as the Queer community.
Nique is currently on her journey to become a Certified Sex Therapist.

In Nique’s spare time she enjoys practicing yoga, walking her dog, Tank, meditating in the sun, traveling, and spending time with those who make her laugh.

Specialties
Depression Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Family Therapy
Oppositional Defiant Disorders
Mindfulness
Truancy
LGBTQIA+
Transgender Health & Wellness
Suicidal Ideation & Self-Injurious Behaviors
Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Sexual Trauma
Sexual Health
Prepare/Enrich Certified Facilitator – Premarital/Married Couples
Trauma Informed Yoga
Yoga
Meditation
Parenting Psychoeducation & Coaching
Military Families

LISA M. JOHNSON Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and a Licensed Psychologist

Lisa M. Johnson, Psy.D., LP, LMFT

LISA M. JOHNSON Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and a Licensed Psychologist

Lisa M. Johnson, Psy.D., LP, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and a Licensed Psychologist

Lisa is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Psychologist, who has more than seven years of experience doing in-home therapy. She has worked in a day treatment facility, a state hospital, and a chemical dependency unit. Additionally, as part of her family therapy specialty, Lisa spends time on-site at South High School, in Minneapolis, where she meets with adolescents and families. In many cases, going on location to meet with clients enables a more comfortable and conducive environment.

Lisa believes it is important to collaborate with a client and help him or her pinpoint, and in turn, separate problems. The process starts with identification – a 360 degree examination of all areas of the client’s life. Who supports whom, what effect does that have and how does it influence hopes, values, and strengths? The key, Lisa believes, is to use those areas in the value system to manage problems. It’s an internal infrastructure of sorts, and it is important to realize that it’s different for everyone.

Education & Professional Activities
Lisa attended Argosy University/Twin Cities – Minnesota School of Professional Psychology (Psy.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology, 2007; M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy) and Minot State University (B.A. Psychology, Minor Addiction Studies). Her professional association memberships include: American Psychological Association, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and the Minnesota Association of American Marriage and Family Therapy.

Lisa is an industry thought-leader who attends development conferences and speaking engagements. She also teaches a class at the Minnesota Center for Obesity, Metabolism and Endoconology. Previous to joining Natalis, Lisa spent time at the University of Minnesota Day Community (Minneapolis), Willmar Regional Treatment Center (Willmar, Minn.), The City, Inc. (Minneapolis), and Fairview Riverside Hospital (Minneapolis).

Specialties
Therapy for adolescents struggling with chemical dependency, depression, anxiety, truancy, emotional issues, sexual identity issues, abuse, and family issues
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
Narrative therapy
Solution focused therapy
Hypnosis
Family therapy
Therapy for adults struggling with anxiety, depression, emotional difficulties, sexual identity issues, and health issues
ADHD assessments
Psychological evaluations (inpatient and outpatient)
Personality make-up evaluations

Jamie Castner, MS, LPC

Jamie Castner, MS, LPCC

Jamie Castner, MS, LPC

Jamie Castner, MS, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors

I started at Natalis in 2017 as practicum student and began working as a therapist here in 2018. I provide therapy for adults using a client-centered/eclectic approach to therapy that utilizes an assortment of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution Focused Therapy techniques specific to the individual’s needs. I have provided services in intensive outpatient and DBT groups. My hobbies include travel, outdoor activities, video games, and spending time with my family.

Education & Professional Activities
I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and my Masters degree in Clinical Counseling from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. I am currently supervised by Elizabeth Goodchild, MBA, MA, PsyD, LMFT, LP.

Personal Statement/Approach
I will continue to work hard to gain the knowledge and skill necessary to play a proactive and essential role in the lives of those in need.

Specialties
Life Issues
Parenting
Anxiety
Depression
Relationships and communication
Stress Management and Relaxation
Self-Esteem
Grief and Loss

GREG PICKER, PSY.D., LP Licensed Psychologist

Greg Picker, Psy.D., LP

GREG PICKER, PSY.D., LP Licensed Psychologist

Greg Picker, Psy.D., LP

Licensed Psychologist

Greg is a Licensed Psychologist who works with adults, adolescents, couples, and families from diverse cultural backgrounds. He also is Natalis Counseling & Psychology’s Chief Executive Officer. He has experience in athletics, playing football and basketball from high school through college. He continues to be active through exercise and sports. He also enjoys fishing, spending time in nature, and a wide variety of music. He believes in collaborating with clients to empower them to create the change they desire and to reach the goals they are seeking.

Therapeutic Orientation: Greg uses approaches from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), Relational Life Therapy (RLT), and Interpersonal Psychology. He also has an interest in spirituality in relation to mental health.

Education & Professional Activities
Greg completed his pre-doctoral psychology degree from Argosy University/Twin Cities-Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. His doctoral dissertation discussed the relationship between self-concept and school performance in middle school students. Greg attended Argosy University/Twin Cities-Minnesota School of Professional Psychology (Doctorate in Clinical Psychology; M.A., Clinical Psychology) and attended Crossroads College (B.A. Theology and Biblical Studies, Youth Ministry and Counseling Psychology).

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

Specialties
Inpatient and Outpatient Psychological Evaluation/Assessments:
– Children, Adolescents, and Adults
– Mood Disorders
– Anxiety
– Personality Disorders
– Psychosis
– ADHD
– Learning Disorders/Cognitive Disorders
– Autism
Couples and Family Therapy
Individual Therapy with Adolescents and Adults

ELIZABETH GOODCHILD Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist

Elizabeth Goodchild, MBA, MA, Psy. D., LMFT, LP

ELIZABETH GOODCHILD Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist

Elizabeth Goodchild, MBA, MA, Psy. D., LMFT, LP

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist

Elizabeth Goodchild’s clinical practice includes psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups. She is the director of Natalis’ Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Intensive Outpatient programs (IOP). She also completes psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults. Elizabeth focuses on working in collaboration with her clients to provide care and support, as well as helping them develop more effective emotional functioning.

Education & Professional Activities
Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Minnesota; her Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota; Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy from the Adler Graduate School, and her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology.

Elizabeth is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnesota. She is also a board-approved supervisor for LMFT, LP, and LPCC clinicians.

Specialties
Individual Psychological Support
Intensive Outpatient Group Therapy
Psychological Evaluations for: ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Assessments of Emotional and Cognitive Functioning, and Personality Assessments
Individual Therapy
DBT Individual and Group Therapy
Family Therapy
Marriage Counseling
Parenting Skills
Prolonged Exposure for PTSD, OCD, panic, and anxiety disorders
Alderian Therapy/Lifestyle Analysis

Eileen Marzullo, Psy.D., LP

Eileen Marzullo, Psy.D., LP

Licensed Psychologist

Eileen Marzullo is a Licensed Practitioner at Natalis Counseling and Psychology Solutions. Eileen has previous experience providing therapy and testing with young children, ages 0-5; school age children in a community mental health center; and adolescents in an education setting. She has also worked with military veterans diagnosed with PTSD in transitional housing, and in a college counseling setting.

Eileen approaches therapy with the understanding that each child and family are unique. She tailors her approach using evidence-based strategies that will best meet each client’s individual needs, strengths, and challenges in a safe and supportive environment.

Education & Professional Activities
Eileen received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Texas at El Paso. She received her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and her Psy.D. at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Eileen is a member of the American Psychological Association.

Specialties
Achievement Testing
ADHD Testing
Autism Testing
Citizenship Testing
Cognitive Assessments/IQ Testing
Testing for Diagnostic Clarification
Experience in Treating Selective Mutism

Becher Ingwalson Ann

Ann Becher-Ingwalson, Psy. D., LADC, LPCC, DBTC

Becher Ingwalson Ann

Ann Becher-Ingwalson, Psy. D., LADC, LPCC, DBTC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Ann Becher-Ingwalson is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, licensed by the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy of Minnesota. She has over 20 years of experience working with youth, adolescents, and their families, in settings ranging from community clinics to secured hospital programs.

Education & Professional Activities:
Ann obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in 1994 from Saint Cloud State University of Minnesota and her Master’s of Art degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in 1996. She completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Capella University. She is a member of the Minnesota Psychological Association, American Psychological Association, Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health, and the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health. Ann serves as Natalis’s Assistant Training Coordinator for the Natalis Doctoral Internship Program and is an instructor for the Integrated Behavioral Health Master’s Program at the University of Minnesota, and for the Bachelor of Science in Psychology Program at the University of Southern Hampshire.

Specialties
Co-occurring Disorders
Adolescents
Chronic Pain
Health Psychology
Sport Psychology
Mood Disorders
Clinical Supervision

ALEJANDRO MALDONADO, MA, CCP, CHI

Alejandro Maldonado, MA, CCP, CHI

ALEJANDRO MALDONADO, MA, CCP, CHI

Alejandro Maldonado, MA, CCP, CHI

Alejandro is a veteran of the health system, with 26 years of experience in healthcare interpreting.

From his studies and work in cross-cultural communications, an interest in psychotherapy was born. However, it was the experience developed alongside his own psychotherapist of 20+ years that turned said interest into passion. It became his mission to make sense of the ways in which the brain organizes itself, the development of attachment as a means of survival, and how one can reconstruct learned behaviors through the channeling of a power within.

A proponent of self-regulation, Alejandro understands the importance in coming to terms with how our personal histories influence current affairs. More importantly, he stresses that the interdependencies between behavior, brain, and attachment may be stubborn, but that they don’t have to be permanent. This is, as Alejandro believes, the beauty of neuroplasticity. With concerted thinking, learning, and acting, the brain can rewire itself time and time again, as it mirrors processes found in early childhood development.

Working in this field, Alejandro meets with a wide variety of clients facing individual, group, and couple-based challenges. And while the therapeutic process itself fluctuates based on gender, gender identity, race, national origin, socio-economic status, ability, and disability; his relationship-based treatment remains founded in energy, empowerment, and positivism.

He has extensive involvement with communities of color (i.e. African American, African, Latino, Southeast Asian, and more) in the areas of social services, healthcare, and statewide policy; in addition to individuals with disabilities, traditional and non-traditional families, and LGBTQI.

Alejandro’s solutions of interest include: Connection of brain-emotion-behavior, Integrative Therapy, Discernment Therapy, Strengths Based Approach, Prepare-Enrich, Narrative, Mindfulness, Systems, Attachment, Culturally responsive application of psychological theories.

Education and Professional Activities:
Alejandro attended Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (M.A. in Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology) and Metropolitan State University (B.A. in Management, Adult Learner, Aviation, Linguistics, Diversity, Spanish). Other accolades include: Certified Coach Practitioner, National Certified Healthcare Interpreter, Certified Prepare-Enrich Practitioner. He has worked with clients across the Greater Twin Cities Area at locations that include: Walk-In Counseling Center – Minneapolis, CLUES, Natalis, Solid Ground, Avante Enterprises, LLC., Holy Rosary Church, and Project Fresh Start.

Specialties
Depression
Anxiety
Infidelity
Trauma
Procrastination
Time management
Human trafficking
Life transitions
Lack of motivation
Memory issues
Personality disorders
Adjustment disorders
Relationship and communication issues
Parent difficulties and challenges
Adolescent difficulties and challenges