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.

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.

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

Brianna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works primarily with adults across the mental health spectrum. No matter if substance use, family concerns, a desire for self awareness or wanting to start over again 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 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.

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.

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.