OUR TEAM

A Staff Dedicated To Your Wellness

Embedded on main street in the communities we serve, our staff has been hand-picked for their professionalism, competence, and dedication to the common good.

A diverse blend of services and professionals converge to help ensure each client’s unique needs can be met. From child specialists and couples counselors to family therapists and adult psychologists, our staff is well-suited to help with a variety of issues.

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By Location
  • Chaska
  • Prior Lake
  • Rosemount
  • Victoria
By Service
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Couples
  • Day Treatment
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Home-Based Family Therapy
  • Interpretation Services
  • Medication Management
  • Outpatient
  • Psychological Testing
  • Telehealth

Dr. Chad Lorenz

Chief Executive Officer

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Dr. Laiel Baker-DeKrey

Clinical Director

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Dr. Amanda Schuh

Director of Nursing

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Dr. Priyanka Rao

Assistant Clinical Director of Outpatient Services

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Anne Fleming

Assistant Clinical Director – CTSS

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BJ Suarez

Dr. BJ Suarez

Training Director

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Dr. Brittney Burns

Psychiatric Medication Management

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Carly Jarvinen

Carly Jarvinen

Program Manager – Rosemount

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Katie Ernst

Program Manager – Victoria/Chaska

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Stephanie Ess

Stephanie is focused on fostering clients’ awareness of their inherent worth and value.

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Abby Wulfing

Abby Wulfing

Abby’s therapeutic presence is genuine, collaborative, and empathic.

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Alana Testa

Alana uses a holistic therapy lens and aims to provide clients with coping skills to manage problems in their lives and to help identify past patterns and relationships that are problematic and may be holding them back.

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Andrew Clemens

Andrew Clemens

Andrew is pragmatic and affirming in therapy.

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Claire Pieper

Claire Pieper

Claire facilitates strong, trusting therapeutic relationships.

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Dr. Jason Mayotte-Blum

Dr. Mayotte-Blum tailors each treatment to match the complexities and needs of the client. This starts with meeting the client where they are without judgment.

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Halaina Christensen

Halaina offers a safe, empathic, and non-judgmental space.

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Jay Sidor

Jay’s focus in therapy is strengthening the client’s confidence in managing difficulties and increasing their ability to thrive.

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Morgan Bobo

Morgan views therapy as a mechanism to empower clients to play an active role in their healing process by utilizing their strengths and resources to thrive, even when faced with systemic barriers.

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MaryBeth Elhert

MaryBeth has experience working in inpatient care for eating disorders, as well as previous outpatient experience working with a wide variety of clients on issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, and family conflict.

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Katelyn Schwartz

Katelyn Schwartz

Katelyn is passionate about helping clients develop insight and self-awareness so they can improve their overall well-being.

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Sara Eby

Sara feels it is important to both listen and give feedback, while using empathy and humor in her interactions with clients.

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Tara Perttula

Tara believes in working collaboratively to meet the unique needs and goals of each client and family system.

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Laurie Nelson

Laurie see all ages of clients and especially loves working with children ages 3-11.  It is important to her to work with all clients in a collaborative, supportive, and inclusive therapeutic environment.

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Ellen Bartyzal

This person works with patients in a collaborative, supportive manner to improve overall wellbeing.

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Dr. Gillian Tibbetts

Dr. Tibbetts believes in using a relational approach to cultivate a supportive, non-judgmental relationship that is built on trust and acceptance.

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Ali Kanan

Ali works with individuals of diverse personal histories, social backgrounds, and cultural identities.

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Kim Stewart

Kim aims to design interventions which will provide some short-term immediate relief, followed by more specified interventions to uncover the root of the problem and foster long-term improvement.

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Amy Backus

Amy creates safe and open environments for individuals, couples, and families to explore their relationships with themselves, each other, and their world.

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Haley Guetter

Haley helps change occur through the guiding the experience of emotion in therapy and with secure attachments.

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Abbie Poush

This person works with patients in a collaborative, supportive manner to improve overall wellbeing.

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Emily Jaeger

Emily takes a systemic, emotionally focused, and attachment-based approach to therapy.

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Haley Backdahl

Haley believes in tailoring sessions based on the needs of the individual and helping them achieve their goals.

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We’re Hiring

Lorenz Clinic prides itself on having cultivated a socially tolerant clinical staff who can think contextually and intervene interpersonally. We are always interested in learning more about the brightest minds in the field.

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