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Lac qui Parle Clinicians
Nicki Olson provides assessments as well as individual, group, and family therapy services to children, adolescents, and their families through the School Linked Mental Health Program for Woodland Centers. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Psychology from the College of Saint Benedict in 2012. She received her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary's University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in 2014. She is currently working toward becoming a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults both in home and in office settings.
Dorothy Anderson M.D.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Dr. Anderson provides child and adolescent psychiatric evaluations, individual and family therapy, and ongoing outpatient medication management in cooperation with psychotherapists. She also provides consultation to physicians and schools.
Dr. Anderson grew up in rural Lac qui Parle County, received a BA from Augsburg College, and a medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1972. Dr. Anderson completed a pediatrics residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, followed by general and child psychiatry, finishing in 1979. The Wilder Child Guidance Clinic in St. Paul, Minnesota and the Mendota Mental Health Center in Madison, Wisconsin employed Dr. Anderson prior to her beginning at Woodland Centers in 2002. In addition, for 18 years Dr. Anderson was in private practice in rural Illinois. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified Dr. Anderson and she is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Masters Prepared Providers
Rachel provides individual, marital, and family therapy in the Lac qui Parle and Chippewa offices. Although she has a passion for working with children ages 0-5 and adolescents/young adults, she enjoys working with clients of all ages. Areas of interest include play therapy and other therapeutic approaches, and working with clients with attachment-related issues, a history of trauma, parenting or family struggles, adjustment, grief/loss, and anxiety.
Rachel received her Bachelor's degree in Child and Family Studies with a minor in Psychology from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. She the received her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas, graduating in 2012. She has been providing therapeutic services in rural MN since 2013 and was hired by Woodland Centers in 2016.
Shawna Ehlenbach, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, provides individual and family therapy to clients age 4 through older adulthood. She works with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, difficulty with emotional regulation, behavioral symptomatology, parenting issues, and those impacted by family violence. Past experiences also include Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Victim/Survivor Advocacy, Children's Mental Health and Child Protection Case Management, School Linked Mental Health, Adolescent DBT, and Birth to Five diagnostic assessments and therapy.
Shawna completed her Bachelor of Social Work degree from The College of St. Scholastica in 1994 and her Master of Social Work from the University of Minnesota in 1999. She utilizes a supportive, strengths-based approach utilizing concepts from cognitive behavioral, (CBT), dialectical behavioral treatment (DBT), client-centered, and family systems therapies. Shawna has completed the basic level of Accelerated Resolution Therapy, which focuses on rapid reduction of trauma and stressor-related symptoms. She has worked as a community-based outpatient psychotherapist since 2005.
M.A., L.P.C.C. Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Ms. Sonstegard has been working at Woodland Centers since 2007 and has experience in many programs including Adult Foster Care, Crisis Center, Adult and Youth Partial Hospital programs, School Linked Mental Health, Outpatient services, and Assertive Community Treatment. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin in 2007 and her Masters of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services from Saint Mary's University in 2010. She is currently working as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (L.P.C.C.) in the Assertive Community Treatment. She is the team leader and provides clinical supervision for the ACT program, serving the SPMI population in Big Stone, Swift, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, and Kandiyohi counties.