Omni Mental Health Blaine

Omni Blaine

Our Blaine location is conveniently located on Highway 65, right off of Highway 10, at the Village Bank Building, in the Blaine and Spring Lake Park area. This location has specialist therapists in couples and individual relationship therapy, as well as children’s and play therapy. We also are happy to work with families and teens!

Our couples therapist is an expert in adult relational issues, including Discernment Counseling, codependency, divorce recovery, and how childhood trauma impacts adult functioning. Our children and teen therapist is passionate about play therapy, sand tray work, and fostering parent/child connections and attachment. We also have family therapy and individual therapy for anxiety, depression, chemical dependency, PTSD, adoption and foster care concerns, and personality disorder issues.

Our Services

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Individual Therapy

Our therapists can help you gain insight and learn coping skills to manage life’s challenges. We work with you one-on-one to develop a treatment plan with goals aimed at improving your quality of life and overall happiness.

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DBT

DBT is a skill based therapy in which individuals learn adaptive skills to manage emotional distress and improve relationships. This therapy treatment can be beneficial for persons with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, as well as other mental health issues. Learn more about DBT

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Couples Therapy

We make all efforts to help couples feel comfortable in therapy. Your therapist will work with you in identifying the relational patterns that are causing conflict and problems. Therapists focus on increasing communication skills and helping bring respect and understanding back to the relationship.

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Family Therapy

Our family therapists use a “systems approach” when working with families. This means that we work on identifying the patterns and behaviors within the family system that are detrimental and work with you to improve them.

Meet Our Therapists

Kat Ludwig, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Kat has over a decade of experience originally working with children and teens experiencing trauma, abuse, and neglect in the child protection and adoption systems.  She also has extensive experience in the world of couples and relational issues, including an Advanced Certification in Discernment Counseling, as well as Post Induction Therapy experience (how childhood and attachment patterns translate to adult relationship issues).   She is a former supervisor of a large couples clinic and a state-board approved supervisor for training new therapists.   She holds a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family from Argosy University, and two bachelor’s degrees.   Kat also enjoys fishing, ATVing, mud trucking, computer gaming, painting, taking care of her chinchillas, and throwing the buoy for her Red Fox Labrador Retriever.

Kat’s favorite topics to cover in therapy are: Individual relationship issues, Boundaries/codependency, Balancing individual needs vs. needs of others, Dating, Prepare/Enrich (premarital), Couples counseling, Discernment counseling (Do I/we stay or go?), Affair recovery, Divorce navigation & recovery, Sexual concerns, Open, poly, kink, LGBTQ

Kat also enjoys giving her clients a straightforward and poignant feedback style.  Real conversations are the best!

Christina Goodman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Christina enjoys providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and families.  She has special training in assessing and treating Children Birth to 5 years, and working with Children/adolescents who have experienced Complex Trauma.
She uses an array of theories and interventions but Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interactive play, Person Centered Therapy, Narrative, Experiential, and Attachment theory are the foundation of her work. Christina focuses on incorporating the whole family system within the therapeutic process, and values the importance of strengthening interpersonal relationships to create change.
Christina has  experience working with a variety of mental health diagnoses such as Anxiety, Trauma, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Depression, and has worked closely with clients within the foster care system, as well as through adoption.
Christina earned her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary’s University in the Winter of 2016.  She is currently a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). In her free time Christina enjoys spending time with family/friends, and coaching.

Amanda Nusbaum, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Amanda Nusbaum is a licensed professional clinical counselor who attempts to incorporate hope and a little bit of laughter into every session!  Her first job involved working with children and teens, as well as their families, with a variety of issues including emotional disturbance, adjustment disorder, depression, anxiety, attention-deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), and reactive attachment disorder (RAD).  She believes every child and teen deserves to be heard and she strives to assist each client in exploring healthy, prosocial ways of expressing themselves.  She’s also not afraid of a little resistance; after all, change can be uncomfortable and even scary at times!

When Amanda is not working you can find her walking around the lakes of Minneapolis, watching football on Sundays, or binging the latest Netflix series.  She also loves to travel and learn about other cultures.

ALEXANDRA ZICKERMANN, MA

Mental Health Practitioner

Alex has a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology and LOVES working with children, teens, and young adults.

Alex has an extensive background working with children and families in the school setting, as well as community settings. Her passion especially is play therapy. She especially loves helping kids navigate transitions, grief, loss, and trauma. She tailors her sessions to your child or teen’s need.  Her playroom is setup and includes sand tray therapy, as well as art therapy, and games and toys to help speak the language of kids—PLAY!

Alex also has a passion for helping teens and young adults navigate the ups and downs of life. She also works with parents to help be their child’s “therapist” for the long term

Kimberly Stubblefield, MA

Mental Health Practitioner

Kimberly works with clients to develop an individualized plan aimed at meeting the client’s needs.  By introducing a wide range of theories and interventions that are Person-Centered and non-judgmental, Kimberly hopes that each client can show up authentically.  She believes in developing a foundation of  trust in the therapeutic relationship. Kimberly applies a variety of tools to assist with developing effective communication skills, conflict resolution skills, healthy boundaries and pro social coping skills.  She works to meet clients where they are, and assist client’s in achieving optimal functioning in different areas of their lives.

Kimberly Stubblefield has worked in the Corrections and Human Services field with justice involved youth and families since 1998.  Kimberly completed her undergraduate degree from Metro State University in St. Paul, and received her Master’s degree in Counseling and Psycotherapy (with a focus on Co-occurring Disorders) from Adler Graduate School.

STEVEN FREUND, MA

Mental Health Practitioner

After retiring as an educator, Steven sought to understand relational issues experienced through life by getting a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.  That program taught Steven that there are clear, research-based understandings arising from current neuroscience and relational research that, when applied to one’s life and relationships, significantly increase the likelihood of more productive and nurturing outcomes. Steven’s mission is to assist you in this process and help you create the life you want.

 

Drawing from a wide range of theories and approaches, Steven seeks to be an educator and coach, providing a safe and supportive place for you to analyze your past, envision your future and set a path for creating it.  Steven, who has life experience with marriage, divorce, parenting, step-parenting, dating, premarital issues, polyamory/alternative lifestyles, sex and gender identity is interested in working with couples, expanded networks, families and individuals.

 

Steven is also an artist, gardener and is currently rehabbing an old house with his companion of twelve years, a wonderful woman who shares Steven’s interests, and passion for supporting others.

KAO LEE VANG, MA

Mental Health Practitioner

Kao Lee is a Mental Health Practitioner who strives to provide collaborative, supportive, and healing therapy through the utilization of mindfulness and curiosity.  Kao Lee believes that each person has a unique story and is passionate about working with teens, adults, couples, and families who need support and guidance in learning new and better ways to communicate effectively, resolve conflict, as well as provide a compassionate and genuine ear to support your needs.  Kao Lee utilizes different types of theoretical approaches to meet clients where they are by drawing from collaborative, narrative, internal family systems, and attachment theories.  Kao Lee received her Bachelor of Science degree from Concordia University – St. Paul, a Master degree in Human Services from Concordia University – St. Paul, and a Master degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary’s University – Minneapolis.  Kao Lee hopes to be your partner in finding the hope and healing that you need to overcome your struggles.

JASON RODRIGUES, MA

Mental Health Practitioner

Jason is an Adlerian-trained psychotherapist, completing post-graduate work towards becoming a
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He believes that if you can help people find out what they are
discouraged about, change can be implemented. Jason believes that there are two foundational human
truths. The first is that everyone wants to belong, and the second is that everyone desires to have
control.
His interests include addiction, co-dependency, relational issues, couples, anxiety, depression, school
age, teens, parenting, step-parenting, anger management, and divorce. Helping people discover that they are the experts of
themselves is his passion.
Jason believes in giving back to the community. He has a passion for coaching, which is why you can find
him coaching his son in youth football, and baseball in his free time. He loves being outside and
connecting with nature.

Brianna Brickner, BA

Mental Health Practitioner

Brianna is currently a student at the University of St. Thomas pursuing her Masters in Counseling Psychology with a Concentration in Family Psychology (graduating 2021/MFT). She received her BA in English Literature at Providence College. Brianna believes in the art of storytelling and that every person has their own unique story to tell. By exploring and identifying recurring patterns in thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, Brianna is interested in helping you to foster self-awareness, while understanding these patterns in relation to past experiences. She is passionate about exploring the connection between mind-body-spirit during the healing process. Her areas of specialty include: anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, codependency, eating disorders, body image, women’s issues, self-esteem, spirituality, and identity. She serves not as the expert or someone with all the answers, but as a collaborative guide, who helps uncover the value and wisdom already inside you. Brianna believes that we require less fixing and more accepting, less criticism and more self-compassion, and less perfectionism and more good-enough. Through integrative and holistic practices, she holds space for your authentic self to be heard and accepted without judgment. As a lifelong learner, Brianna continues to explore art, literature, nature, and the body. She also enjoys reading, practicing yoga, and walking her King Charles Cavalier Spaniel.

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