Charmagne Derichs, MA, LPCC charmagne@affinitypsych.com

Charmagne (shar-main) is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who works with individual teens, young adults, and adults around issues of anxiety, stress, coping, self-esteem, transitions, depression, and grief and loss.

Amy Hilburger, PsyD, LP amy@affinitypsych.com

Amy is enthusiastic, down-to-earth, and truly enjoys the privilege of doing therapy. She works with individual adults to get off auto-pilot and start living purposefully. She enjoys incorporating humor into the therapeutic process, as she believes it is healing.

Emily Valentine, MSW, LICSW emily.valentine@affinitypsych.com

Emily is a clinical social worker who works with teens, adults, and families. She works from a neuro-affirming standpoint and specializes in working with ADHD and Autism. She also has extensive training and experience working with trauma.

Shatera Thorson, MA shatera@affinitypsych.com

Shatera is a Marriage and Family therapist who works with adolescents, young adults, adults, couples, and families. She is passionate about working with clients who have experienced trauma who are motivated to change their life in whole and holistic ways. She provides a direct yet warm and compassionate approach meeting clients where they are at in their journey.

Rebecca Ellmann, MA, LPCC rebecca.ellmann@affinitypsych.com

Rebecca is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who primarily works with adolescents and young adults. She is passionate about working with individuals focusing on behavioral concerns, attention concerns, difficulties with anxiety or worries, and supporting life transitions. Rebecca is a person-centered, strengths-based therapist who utilizes empowerment and an integrative approach to lead clients to happier and healthier lives.

Barbara Curran

Barbara Curran, MA, LMFT barbara.curran@affinitypsych.com

Barb is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with a wide range of people, including individuals, couples, families and children. Barb is compassionate and collaborative in her approach to therapy, bringing life experience and training together in her approach. She will help you explore your challenges, grow in your ability to manage conflict, set healthy boundaries, and manage your life in the way you want.

John Merrick, MA, LPCCjohn@affinitypsych.com

John is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who works with adolescents and adults. John’s style emphasizes authenticity, humor, and embracing the unique strengths that each of his clients bring to the table. He strives to build real, personal relationships that provide a safe and comfortable environment while helping people work towards overcoming their challenges.

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.