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Our Medication Team

Charlotte Szabo, DNP, PMHFNP-BC, APRN charlotte@affinitypsych.com

Charlotte is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who provides medication management to patients 5-60 years old. In her warm, funny, wise, and oh-so-real way, she will give you the information you need to make the best decision for your unique situation.

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.

Nikita Boyd, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, AGNP-Cnikita@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.

Amy Tornio, CNP, PMHNP-BC amy.tornio@affinitypsych.com

Amy is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner licensed to treat patients across the lifespan, with primary expertise treating adults. I am passionate about partnering with patients and embracing shared decision making as a foundation for developing a long-lasting patient-provider relationship.

Ellie Rizor, DNP, PMHNP, APRN ellie@affinitypsych.com

Ellie is a board certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner who provides medication management to children, adolescents, and young adults. Ellie believes in advocating for her clients' academic and personal success and has an understanding of the impact that mental health can have on educational and social experiences.

Teresa Cyrus, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC teresa@affinitypsych.com

Teresa is a board-certified family and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, who provides medication management to patients ages 18+. She has a special interest in providing care to older adults and patients with complex chronic health conditions.
Our Therapy Team
Kristy Hommerding

Kristy Hommerding, MA, LPCCkristy@affinitypsych.com

Kristy has worked in the mental and behavioral health field for over 10 years, specializing in eating disorders and the new-to-therapy client who is less than enthusiastic about the traditional therapy process.

Brooke Riches, MA, LPCC brooke@affinitypsych.com

Brooke is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). She works with primarily adults, treating anxiety, depression, life changes, relationships (how to navigate them), boundaries (how to create and maintain them), and trauma. She likes to give her clients tools they can use and apply, outside of sessions.
Emily Erickson

Emily Erickson, MSW, LICSW emily.erickson@affinitypsych.com

Emily is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with individual adults around issues of trauma, abuse, anxiety, relationship and family challenges and sexual health and well-being. Emily strives to create a non-judgemental and reflective space for you to bring your most authentic and vulnerable self.

Carly McCormack, MPS, LPCC, LADCcarly@affinitypsych.com

Carly is a Professional Clinical Counselor who specializes in trauma, perinatal mental health, and EMDR. She enjoys incorporating humor and authenticity to the therapeutic relationship in order to make even the most difficult experiences feel a little less scary. She provides an open, safe, and inclusive environment for all clients.

Pam Beckering, MS, LPCCpam@affinitypsych.com

Pam is licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC) and formerly worked as a Registered Respiratory Therapist for over 40 years. She works with those that have experienced trauma, whether adults or kids, and those in the medical profession.

Justin Allen, MSW, LICSWjustin@affinitypsych.com

Justin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with individual adolescents, young adults, and adults. He provides a genuine, non-judgmental, humorous, and accepting environment for his clients.

Nicki Vasquez, MSW, LICSWnicki.vasquez@affinitypsych.com

Nicki is an Independent Clinical Social Worker who provides psychotherapy to people of all ages. Nicki's clinical approach is grounded in attachment theory, a psychodynamic, strengths-based, client first perspective, with a focus on generational and systemic trauma, connections, vulnerability, intentional joy/comfort, and awareness of behavioral patterns and outcomes.

Coach Nakumbe, PhD, LPCC, LADCnakumbe@affinitypsych.com

Nakumbe is a licensed professional clinical counselor and licensed alcohol and drug counselor who works with adolescents, young adults, individuals, and couples. He uses a relational approach mixed with humor and directness which is both affirming and compassionate. He specializes in addiction counseling and childhood trauma therapy.

Marcia Seebachan, MSW, LICSWmarcia@affinitypsych.com

Marcia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in supporting people as they process medical trauma, which can include chronic illness, chronic pain, life-altering diagnoses, traumatic medical treatments and experiences, or people who have walked with loved-ones through those experiences. She works with teens and adults, and enjoys partnering with clients as they achieve their goals.

Star Williams, MSW, LICSW star@affinitypsych.com

Working with individuals 16+, Star specializes in helping those struggling with all forms of trauma, those recovering from mentally/emotionally abusive relational dynamics, and those experiencing chronic pain through a somatic lens focusing on the mind-body connection.

Alyson Montplaisir, MSW, LICSW alyson@affinitypsych.com

Alyson is a Licensed Independent Social Worker working with all ages, and has specialized experience working with clients experiencing crisis. She is funny, down-to-earth, and smart, bringing warmth to the client experience.

Erin Beecher, MSW, LICSW erin.beecher@affinitypsych.com

Erin is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who works with children (age 2+), adolescents, adults, and families. She is experienced in providing play therapy, parent-child therapy, and individual therapy. Erin brings a calming presence, sense of humor, and creativity to her approach with clients.

Emma Buckingham, MSW, LICSW emma@affinitypsych.com

Emma is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with teens and adults. She is passionate about helping her clients harness their strengths to make change and overcome challenges. Emma incorporates empathy, warmth, collaboration, and a sense of humor in each session, as she creates a space of safety and vulnerability with each client.

Sam Swafford, MS, LPCC sam.swafford@affinitypsych.com

Sam is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who works with adolescents, young adults, adults, and those who are a part of the LGBTQIA+ community. They specialize in trauma work and those with dissociative abilities. Sam aims to create a safe and comfortable space for all.

Quincy Guinadi, PsyD quincy@affinitypsych.com

Quincy is a postdoctoral resident who works with late adolescents, emerging adults, and adults. She offers both individual therapy and ADHD testing services. Quincy believes in showing up as a fellow human being alongside your self-discovery journey.

Jonathan Guzman, MA, LPCC jonathan.guzman@affinitypsych.com

Jonathan Guzman is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who specializes in individual, family, and couples counseling. He works with adolescents and adults to explore meaning, cultivate purpose, and envision ways through all of life's challenges. He believes in person-centered care with a focus on healing and becoming our best selves.

Stacy Quinn, MSW, LICSW stacy@affinitypsych.com

Stacy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with adults, couples, and families who seek to improve relationships, process life transitions, and gain confidence and clarity. Through her empathetic and non-judgmental approach, and some humor, her clients feel comfortable, connected, and inspired to make positive changes in their lives.

Christine Dudero, MA, LMFTchristine.dudero@affinitypsych.com

Christine Dudero is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist experienced in working with individuals, couples & families across the lifespan. Christine takes a collaborative approach towards empowering you to achieve your therapy goals.
Nicki Keen Dawolo, MA, LICSW

Nicki Keen Dawolo, MA, LICSW nicki@affinitypsych.com

Nicki is an LICSW working with kids, adolescents and adults, typically who have experienced losses or major changes that have impacted their ability to cope with life. Nicki's empathetic and flexible approach helps her clients feel comfortable and promotes healing and change.

Kelsey Malmstedt, MS, LPCC kelsey.malmstedt@affinitypsych.com

Kelsey (she/her) is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who works with adult individuals. She provides a warm, safe environment for clients to show up as they are and meet them where they are at. She enjoys collaborating with her clients to individualize their experiences and help empower them to live as their authentic selves.

Ann Marie Freeman, MA, LMFT ann.marie@affinitypsych.com

Ann Marie is a Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience working with individuals 12+. She enjoys the opportunity to create a safe, nonjudgmental space for you to share your story and manifest change in your life. She provides a transparent, relaxed and relatable approach to therapy. She specializes in anxiety, panic, mood disorders and trauma.

Sarah Borger, MA, LPCC sarah.borger@affinitypsych.com

Sarah is a licensed professional clinical counselor who works with adults and older adolescents. Sarah collaborates with clients to author a next chapter that feels meaningful, empowering, and integrated.Sarah often works with people who have experienced trauma, identify as LGBTQ+, and/or are seeking to increase self-worth during times of transition.

Cori Boehm-Peterson, MSW, LICSW cori@affinitypsych.com

Cori is an LICSW who works with children age 6 and older, adolescents, young adults, adults, couples, and families. Cori is kind, authentic, and uses everyday language to engage and connect with her clients.

Elizabeth Ritter, MS, LPCC liz.ritter@affinitypsych.com

Liz is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who provides individual therapy to clients (11+), adolescents, and adults. She encourages the balance of sharing joy and working through difficult times together. Liz is compassionate, encouraging, supportive, transparent, and strengths based. Liz believes in a safe therapeutic space and that therapy is not, "one size fits all."

Steven Ringsmuth Stolpman, MS, LMFTsteven@affinitypsych.com

Steven Ringsmuth Stolpman is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He believes that most people who say they want to get better can if they have a safe place to express their needs. He welcomes clients ages 13 - 65 years old to meet and see if this can be that place for them.

Scott Grandt, MSW, LICSW scott@affinitypsych.com

Scott is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who provides individual therapy to teens (16+) and adults. Scott believes in meeting people where they are at in their mental health journey. His style of therapy would be described as warm, non-judgmental, and collaborative.

Hillary Marshall, MSW, LICSW hillary@affinitypsych.com

Hillary is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who works with teens, adults and families. She uses a relational approach mixed with compassion, authenticity, and humor to support her clients. She specializes in trauma therapy and believes everyone has the capability for growth and healing, despite their past experiences.

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 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 works with adolescents and young adults. She 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 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, and set healthy boundaries.

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 of his clients. He strives to build real, personal relationships that provide a safe and comfortable environment while helping people work towards overcoming their challenges.

Brianna M. Pezon, MSW, LICSWbrianna.pezon@affinitypsych.com

Brianna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works primarily with adults. No matter if substance use, family concerns, improved self awareness or wanting a fresh start brings you to this office, she is glad you are here! Brianna fosters a uniquely warm, compassionate and empathetic space for us to begin a journey of healing and self discovery!
Sheri Solheim, MA, LPCC

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

Sheri is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor serves children and adults. Sheri specializes in trauma and provides EMDR to adolescents and adults who struggle with 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.

Sarah Gokey, MA, LMFT sarah.gokey@affinitypsych.com

Sarah is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is approachable, collaborative, and strengths-based. She supports individuals and families in all stages of life and will support you in finding holistic solutions for sustainable change.

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. Natalie believes that feeling seen and heard by your therapist in a non-judgmental and nurturing space. She brings a gentle yet direct approach to the partnerships with her clients to move towards change.

Marilyn Court, MA, LMFT marilyn@affinitypsych.com

Marilyn is a licensed marriage and family therapist who works with individual adults and couples. Marilyn brings a warm, authentic approach with a touch of humor to create a safe space for healing.

Chelse Bolin, MSW, LICSWchelse@affinitypsych.com

Chelse is a clinical social worker who uses they/them pronouns. They welcome individuals ages 16 and up. If you are looking for a warm, non-judgmental, direct, compassionate therapist- look no further. You found them! Chelse enjoys nature, bicycling, music, movies, and art. They look forward to working with you.
Melissa Larson

Melissa Larson, MSW, LICSW melissa.larson@affinitypsych.com

Melissa is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who works with individual adults and couples. Melissa is kind, straightforward, and has a great sense of humor. She believes you are worthy of a safe space dedicated to providing you the opportunity to process your experiences of fear, trauma, transition and identity.

Vlad Gordeyev, MS, LMFT vlad@affinitypsych.com

Vlad is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He enjoys working with 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 Cassidy, 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.

Sierra Nichols, MA, LMFT sierra@affinitypsych.com

Sierra is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with adolescents, adults, and their families. She works to partner with individuals and/or their families to improve quality of life by creating a safe, non-judgemental space for exploring stressors, focusing on solutions, and developing healthy relationships.

Sherry Fridlund, MA, LPsherry@affinitypsych.com

Sherry is a Licensed Psychologist who works with children through seniors. She brings decades of experience to her work, allowing her to provide wise, directive, skills-based suggestions alongside her warm and supportive demeanor.

Denise Wing, MA, LMFTdenise@affinitypsych.com

Denise is a licensed marriage and family therapist and Board approved supervisor who has been collaborating with adults and families for over 20 years. Developing a trusting therapeutic relationship is the foundation of her work. This allows for an emotionally safe environment to explore, build self-understanding, self-love and to empower her clients to live their preferred lives.

Angela Ackerman, MA, LPCCangela@affinitypsych.com

Angela is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who works with individuals and families, and especially loves to work with children (0-5) and their caregivers. Angela brings a balance of compassion and practical steps to help clients shift and grow. She uses a variety of creative approaches in her work because serious problems don't always need a serious solution!

Kelly Cook, MSW, LICSW kelly.cook@affinitypsych.com

Kelly is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who works with adults seeking the tools to thrive, not just survive. She has special expertise in helping those recovering from childhood sexual assault as well as women who have experienced domestic abuse. Kelly believes strongly in working with the client wherever they are on their road to wellness.

Kelsey Miller, MA, LPCC kelsey@affinitypsych.com

Kelsey is a licensed professional clinical counselor who works with children, adolescents, adults, and parents. She is funny, smart, kind, and approachable. She is passionate about figuring out the specific strategies that will help you and/or your family confidently move forward into a more enjoyable, empowered, and fulfilling life.

Michael Jacob, MS michael@affinitypsych.com

Michael is Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who works with adolescents and adults. He believes in meeting clients where they are in their journey toward wellness. He works collaboratively with clients to create new insight, discover strengths, and explore ways for them to live their most authentic life.

Matthew “Matt” Thompson, MA, LPCC matt@affinitypsych.com

Matthew is a licensed professional clinical counselor who works with adults and older adolescents. His approach is all about empowering people to make the change they desire, especially when they feel stuck or powerless. He approaches clients with curiosity, candor, and transparency.

Abby Wulfing, MA, LMFT abby.wulfing@affinitypsych.com

Abby is a licensed marriage and family therapist who works with teenagers, adults, couples, and families. When you are ready to face the stuff that keeps you stuck and work towards creating a more meaningful future, Abby is your person.

Sara Eby, MA, LPCC sara@affinitypsych.com

Sara is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with 15 years of experience working with older adolescents and adults. Her specialty is helping clients gently and effectively get to the root of the problem. This allows for the kind of healthy, grounded, energizing growth that supports and sustains long-lasting change in the lives of her clients.

Dani Norgren, MSW, LICSW dani@affinitypsych.com

Dani is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who works with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and LGBTQIA+. Whether exploring grief or trauma, navigating depression or anxiety, or understanding problematic body image or self-esteem, she supports clients using compassionate accountability, humor, and authenticity.

Abby Heisserer, MA, LPCC abby.heisserer@affinitypsych.com

Abby is a licensed professional clinical counselor who uses humor and everyday language to help her adolescent and adults clients figure out their next steps. She will use a combination of encouragement and respectful challenging to partner with you in overcoming the challenges you face.

Kelly Sternhagen, MSW, LICSW kelly@affinitypsych.com

Kelly is a licensed clinical social worker who is dedicated to helping children, adolescents, adults and families heal the wounds of the past and confidently reshape their futures. She will help you find the safety and strength to face whatever greets you on your journey.

Meridee Rilen, PsyD, LP, Foundermeridee@affinitypsych.com

Meridee is a psychologist who works with adult individuals and couples. She is direct, interactive, solution-oriented, and relationship-focused in her work. She helps clients re-write their stories, unlearn old habits, and live fully authentic lives.
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Andrea Undlin, MA, LMFT andrea@affinitypsych.com

Andrea is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist who works with children with anxiety, teens, adults, and families. She specializes in trauma and works well with a wide range of mental health issues. Andrea is passionate about helping others and keeps it real and genuine with her clients.

Magan Callaway, MSW, LICSW magan@affinitypsych.com

Magan is a licensed clinical social worker, though her clients think of her more as a resiliency-finder and a confidence-grower. She helps adolescents and adults, particularly those in the LGBTQIA+ community, tap into their potential in order to achieve the growth they seek.
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Jeffrey Brunsgaard, MA, LPCC jeffrey@affinitypsych.com

Jeff is a licensed professional clinical counselor who works with adolescents, adults, individuals, and couples. He is direct, solution-focused, narrative, and relational in his work. He helps clients develop new patterns, write new stories, and take active control over the direction of their lives.

Christin Seirup, MA, LPCC christin@affinitypsych.com

Christin is a licensed professional clinical counselor who works primarily with individual adults. She loves partnering with clients to help them grow and heal from their past. Through that process, clients come closer to finding their true and authentic selves. This brings peace and emotional well-being in the present and instills hope for the future.

Tessa Wolden, MA, ATR-BC, LPCC tessa@affinitypsych.com

Tessa is a Board Certified Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She partners with children, teens, and adults to support their reflection and growth. Tessa uses art-making, verbal processing, and ties in nature to create deeper understanding of difficult situations.

Jennifer “Jen” Hahn, MA, LPCC jennifer@affinitypsych.com

Jennifer is a licensed professional clinical counselor who works with adolescents and adult individuals. She is direct, transparent, and eccentric, and she works hard to provide her clients with a safe space where they can feel seen and heard. She believes that therapy should be what works best for each client – not one size fits most.

Dana Stewart, MSW, LICSW dana@affinitypsych.com

Dana is a licensed clinical social worker who works with individuals (ages 13+) and couples. She trusts and loves the process of therapy. She provides a safe place for clients to be seen, heard, and accepted as they explore their own path of evolution.

George Dupuy, DSW, LICSW george@affinitypsych.com

George is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker skilled in helping children, adolescents, adults, and families seeking practical solutions, emotional acceptance, and healing. His down-to-earth and straightforward approach is balanced with a kind, warm, and gentle relatability that helps support clients as they move through challenges.

Jessica McBride, MPS, LPCC, LADC jessica@affinitypsych.com

Jessica is a licensed professional clinical counselor and licensed alcohol and drug counselor who works with individual adults and couples. She is all about creating and nurturing connection – connecting clients to their strengths, to healthy relationships with others, and to their authentic selves.

Becca Sawyer-Smith, MA, LPCC becca@affinitypsych.com

Becca is a licensed professional clinical counselor who provides individual therapy to adolescents and adults. She engages clients in a creative, collaborative experience that allows them to grow in self-knowledge as they move towards their goals.
Our Administrative Team

Danielle Claus, Practice Coordinator & Billing Managerdanielle@affinitypsych.com

Danielle is Affinity's Practice Coordinator and Billing Manager. She supports our staff and our clients by taking care of all billing-related matters and knowing pretty much everything about how things work around here! If you have a question, Danielle is certain to have an answer for you!

Sumit Dange, Billing Specialist sumit@affinitypsych.com

Sumit is our Billing Specialist. He works diligently to make the billing process as easy as possible for all of our clients. If your insurance is causing you a headache, he will be the one to help you out!

Latika Sharma, Billing Specialist latika@affinitypsych.com

Latika is a Billing Specialist at Affinity Psychological Services. When she is not out seeing the world, she is busy dealing with those pesky insurance companies so you hopefully do not have to. She understands how frustrating insurance can be and hopes to make it more bearable for our clients.

Kyle Kappelmann, Scheduling Coordinatorkyle@affinitypsych.com

Kyle is Affinity's Scheduling Coordinator. As your first point of contact here, he will listen to your needs and quickly match you with a great-fit clinician. He is a skilled communicator with tons of compassion and empathy, and he truly believes in the importance of good mental health!
Keanna Price

Keanna Price, Administrative Specialistkeanna@affinitypsych.com

Keanna is Affinity's Administrative Specialist. She supports our clients and clinicians by verifying insurance benefits and is another point of contact for everyone in our community. Keanna is joining us from Texas, where she's had a long background in healthcare settings.

Neena Wilcox, Operations Managerneena@affinitypsych.com

Neena is Affinity's Operations Manager, supporting all aspects of the organization including human resources, marketing, systems & processes, strategy & planning, and employee growth & retention. She is committed to ensuring a safe and inclusive culture for our staff and our clients.

Teagen Carlstrom, Administrative Specialistteagen@affinitypsych.com

Teagen is Affinity's Administrative Specialist. She supports our clinicians and admins by onboarding, ensuring completion of insurance credentialing, providing support to our admins and clients and other "behind the scenes" work. She welcomes you with open arms!