Our Edina Team

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.
Bailey Peterson, MA, LMFT

Bailey Peterson, MA, LMFT bailey@affinitypsych.com

Bailey is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist that specializes in relationship work with couples and individuals. With a focus on healthy communication, boundaries, and sexuality, she helps clients of all identities and backgrounds transform themselves and their relationships.

Magan Olson, 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.

Chelsea Murphy, MA, LPCC chelsea@affinitypsych.com

Chelsea is a licensed therapist who provides judgment-free, compassionate individual therapy focused on helping you effectively deal with trauma, shame and relationship issues. She leans into mind-body traditions to help you heal, and step into the brightest, strongest version of yourself.

Tessa Larson, 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 to cope with the stressors that come with being human. 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.

Stephanie Ess, MA, LMFT stephanie@affinitypsych.com

Stephanie is a licensed marriage and family therapist who works with children (3+), adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She is a lifelong learner with a passion for helping people find themselves and figure out their place in the complex web of their relationships.

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.

Bre Kwatera, MA, LPCC, LADC bre@affinitypsych.com

Bre provides individual therapy for individuals, teens, and couples. She believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship as a catalyst to creating meaningful change. She will partner with clients to engage in curiosity and navigate new insights, healing, perspective, and growth.

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.

Abby Peterfeso, MA, LPCC abby@affinitypsych.com

Abby is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor providing individual therapy for adults and teens (13+). She partners with those she works with to discover, connect to, and trust their own strengths, resources, and wisdom to create lasting, meaningful change.

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.

Meridee Rilen, PSYD, LP meridee@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.