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team support

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Sarah Clarke, MA, LPCC

professional development 

As a professional consultant at Flourish, Sarah empowers our therapists to enhance their skills, expand their practices, and achieve personal and professional fulfillment. Through her commitment to professional excellence, Sarah continues to shape the mental health landscape by supporting our team in their journey toward fulfilling and successful therapy practices.

Sarah is a lovely human being slowly being driven a little bit crazy by her two small children. She knows way too much about Harry Potter and loves having the house to herself.

 

We are truly honored to have her as part of the Flourish team. She is a bubble of joy who is grounded in honesty and thoughtfulness.

the counselors

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Jill Wagner, MA, LICSW

clinical director, professional counselor

Jill is a licensed clinical social worker licensed by the MN Board of Social Work and is an approved supervisor by her MN Board of Social Work. She received her master’s degree in social work from Saint Cloud State University in 2015. She works with adults in all stages and changes in life, particularly those struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and adjustment. Jill is dedicated to the philosophy of ‘meeting a client where they are at’, meaning getting to know each individual’s personality, needs, and goals in order to assist each person in working towards the life they want to lead. Jill is committed to providing evidenced-based therapeutic support in a respectful and individualized manner that considers the various aspects of well-being including the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and relational selves.

 

Fun facts about Jill: She is an avid dog lover, enjoys hiking, lives for caramel lattes, likes to uplift and empower women, gobbles up any and all books, and travels to the North Shore at least once a year.

 

Jill provides counseling and support for the following:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Bi-Polar

  • Grief and Loss

  • Self-Esteem

  • Life Transitions

  • Relationship Counseling

  • Body-Image

  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

  • Trauma and Abuse Recovery

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Irene Kruger, MA, LPCC

yoga director, professional counselor

Irene is a licensed professional clinical counselor licensed by the MN Board of Behavioral Health. She received her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from St. Thomas University in May of 2015. She is a 200-hour trained yoga instructor and has also been certified in trauma-informed yoga.

 

She believes in transparency to build trust and in taking a client centered approach to treatment; Irene works alongside her clients to build a plan for healing that best serves the client, while remaining evidence-based and within the scope of her practice.

 

Irene enjoys being outdoors, loves every season equally, and can be found sitting on her stoop in the spring, summer, and fall with a cup of coffee and a good book. Winters are for big blankets and watching the snow fall. Family, friends, and her dogs (not always in that order) are her main priorities. She also is an avid Yogi and CrossFitter.

Irene provides counseling and support for the following:

 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Bi-Polar

  • Grief and Loss

  • Self-Esteem

  • Body Transitions 

  • Life Transitions

  • Body-Image

  • Trauma and Abuse Recovery

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Natalee Campbell, LPS, LPCC, LADC

professional counselor

Natalee is a licensed professional clinical counselor licensed by the MN Board of Behavioral Health. She received her master’s degree with a focused in Integrated Behavioral Health from University of Minnesota.

Skilled in compassionate treatment of co-occurring disorders and trauma, including EMDR therapy, Natalee has extensive experience with help individuals navigate their mental health story.

Natalee provides counseling and support for the following:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Bi-Polar

  • Grief and Loss

  • Self-Esteem

  • Life Transitions

  • Body-Image

  • Trauma and Abuse Recovery

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Dora Von Wald, MA, LIGSW

clinical trainee

Dora is a licensed graduate social worker licensed by the MN Board of Social work. Dora received her master’s degree in social work from Winona State University in 2022. 

 

Dora believes in building a trusting and safe relationship with her clients and working together towards the life her clients want to lead using evidenced-based, therapeutic support. Dora considers all the various aspects of human well-being including the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and relational selves. She works with adults in all stages and changes in life.

Dora loves laughing especially with her friends and family. She enjoys a well-written memoir or novel, various crafting and art mediums, making spaces around her calm, cozy, and aesthetically pleasing, and eating really good food.

Dora provides counseling and support for the following:

  • Trauma and Abuse Recovery

  • Disordered Eating

  • Body Image

  • Self-Esteem

  • Adjustment

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Juanita Bateman, MA, PMH-C

clinical trainee 

Juanita's expertise in counseling and psychological services was honed during her master's degree at Saint Mary's University and her practicum hours at Flourish Counseling. Her diverse experience includes supporting individuals from all walks of life, but her true specialization is in the perinatal period. This is further validated by her certification as a perinatal mental health professional through Postpartum Support International. Her gentle, yet practical approach is inspired by her experiences as a childbirth educator, lactation counselor, and doula.

In her practice she incorporates person-centered and cognitive behavioral approaches to foster acceptance and facilitate change. She offers compassion, understanding and a safe space to heal. Juanita believes that individuals can develop insight, tools, and the wisdom within to navigate life's experiences.

Juanita provides counseling and support for the following:

  • Baby Blues

  • Transition to Motherhood

  • Infertility

  • PMADs (Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders) such as depression, anxiety, bipolar and obsessive-compulsive disorders)

  • Traumatic birth and recovery

  • Trauma and Abuse Recovery

  • Grief and Loss

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Life Transitions

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Lindsey Peterson, MA, LICSW

professional counselor

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Lindsey is a clinical social worker licensed by the MN Board of Social Work and an approved supervisor by the MN Board of Social Work. She received a master’s degree in social work from the University of North Dakota in 2015. Lindsey is committed to providing client-centered care encompassing all aspects of well-being, including physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and relational selves. She believes in using empathy, trust, humor, and transparency to build therapeutic relationships and provide evidence-based therapeutic support. Lindsey works with adults in all stages and changes in life. 

Lindsey enjoys staying active, strengthening friendships, bonding with her dog, and volunteering. She travels occasionally and finds peace at the lake. 

Lindsey provides counseling and support for the following:

  • Grief and Loss

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Life Transitions

  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

  • Trauma and Abuse Recovery

  • Cancer and oncology

  • Self-Esteem 

  • Adjustment

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Sarita Tabor-Sour, MA, LMFT

professional counselor 

Sarita is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She completed her master's degree in marriage and family therapy at Argosy University in 2016. She is trained in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Sarita has previous experience working within community mental health, providing outpatient, in-home, and school-based therapy to her clients. 

 

Sarita sees individuals, couples, and families. Her work is relational, evidence-based, and solution-focused. With compassion, authenticity, and humor, Sarita walks alongside her clients to develop personal goals, identify patterns, and maintain lasting change. 

 

Sarita identifies as a cat lady (though she loves all animals), a foodie, and an avid coffee drinker. She relishes dramatic weather and is happiest when it's thunder storming. She values time with loved ones laughing, completing puzzles, or playing games. 

 

Sarita provides counseling and support for the following:

 

  • Trauma

  • Relationship Counseling

  • Anxiety

  • Mood Disorders

  • Life Transitions

  • Body Image

  • Grief

  • Pregnancy and Postpartum

  • LGBTQIA+ 

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Kathryn Estes,MA Student

clinical trainee 

Kathryn is pursuing her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Adams State University in Alamosa, CO, and is completing her practicum at Flourish. She is interested in trauma therapy and plans to pursue certification in EMDR and brain-spotting post-graduation. She resonates with a person-centered approach to therapy and believes in the healing power of a supportive therapeutic relationship marked by mutuality and respect. She strives to create a safe and affirming environment where clients can cultivate self-awareness, facilitate positive change, and feel empowered to live their most authentic lives.

 

Kate enjoys traveling and reading anything but a textbook when she's not busy with school or work. She also loves a good board games and puzzles.

Kate provides counseling and support for the following:

 

  • Trauma

  • Relationship Counseling

  • Anxiety

  • Mood Disorders

  • Life Transitions

  • Body Image

  • Grief

  • LGBTQIA+ 

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