Nikita Boyd, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, AGNP-Cnitika@affinitypsych.com

Nikita is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who provides medication management for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients (13-95). She incorporates functional and mind-body medicine techniques in her care and values a client driven, goal-oriented, compassionate approach to care.

Samatalis Haille, MA, LPCCsamatalis@affinitypsych.com

Sammy is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who works with children (11+), individuals, couples and adult family members. Sammy brings curiosity and creativity to each session to get to the heart of the matter and develop solutions that motivate you. Sammy uses a variety of evidence-based methods to achieve long-lasting results.

Karen Johnson, MA, LMFT, CCTPkaren@affinitypsych.com

Karen is a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in both Minnesota and North Dakota with over 20 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. She has worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and PTSD. She has also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma and/or emotional/sexual abuse.

Barb Baker, MA, LPCCbarb@affinitypsych.com

Barb is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who primarily works with individual adults. She offers warmth, kindness, and a touch of humor in her interactions with clients. Barb feels it is important to fully hear a person’s story and to meet them where they are at in the process of growing and healing.

Sheri Solheim, MA, LPCC

Sheri Solheim, MA, LPCCsheri.solheim@affinitypsych.com

Sheri is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who has been serving children and adults for over 20 years. Sheri specializes in trauma and primarily provides EMDR to adolescents and adults who struggle with a wide range of mental health issues such as PTSD, chronic pain, unhealthy addictions/behaviors, depression, and anxiety. Sheri offers a calm, soothing experience with a mix of candor and humor.

David Frovarp, APRN-CNPdavid@affinitypsych.com

David is a board certified nurse practitioner with extensive experience in behavioral health, substance abuse, and pain management in adult populations. He appreciates the opportunity to learn about the unique path each of his patients has been on and working with them towards the accomplishment of their individualized goals.

Natalie J. Taber, MA, MSW, LICSWnatalie@affinitypsych.com

Natalie Taber is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She works with adults and has an explicitly anti-racist and decolonizing perspective. She enjoys working with clients who have identities that are de-centered in the dominant culture. Natalie believes that feeling seen and heard by your therapist in a non-judgmental and nurturing space, a space where all of you is welcome, is essential for the work of healing. She brings a gentle yet direct approach to the partnerships with her clients in working to explore challenges and move towards change.

Chelse Bolin, MSW, LICSWchelse@affinitypsych.com

Chelse is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. They work with teens starting at age 13, young adults and adults. They live and practice by the saying, “We are not responsible for what happens to us. We are responsible for our healing”. They value the relationship with you and will “meet you where you’re at” to provide a non-judge mental, trauma informed, self-compassionate atmosphere focused on your strengths, so you can understand more about yourself.

Vlad Gordeyev, MS, LMFT vlad@affinitypsych.com

Vlad is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He enjoys working with children, teenagers, adults, couples and families. He is relational, culturally-humble, non-judgmental, and he values joining alongside you as you navigate life’s challenges and relationships at your pace.

Heather Brinkman, MS, LPCC heather@affinitypsych.com

Heather is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who works with children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and families. She specializes in trauma and works with a wide range of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, attachment, adoption, racial identity, gender identity, and life transitions.