Our Team

Christa Bruessel – M.A.


Christa Bruessel (she/hers) is a psychometrist who administers psychological tests that facilitate comprehensive diagnosing and treatment recommendations. She works closely with other professionals involved in client care to ensure that the testing process facilitates healing and is ethically and culturally informed.

As a psychometrist, Christa has extensive training and experience conducting neurocognitive testing with children, adolescents, and adults. Additionally, she has worked and trained in a variety of settings including corrections, college counseling, outpatient neurocognitive testing, IRTS programs, children’s residential care, and private practice. Christa is currently a doctoral student at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and has specific clinical interests in LGBTQIA+ care, trauma, self-harm, and sexual violence.

Within her role, Christa uses therapeutic and multicultural models of assessment to guide her psychological testing approach. She strives to ensure that testing explores not only the data, but also the person behind the data. Christa aims to craft each testing experience to be individualized, safe, and as comfortable as possible. She is passionate about providing a testingĀ  experience that is enjoyable, safe, and leads to increased self-awareness and healing.

  • Education
  • M.A. - Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
  • B.A. - Bethel University