Melissa Raatz - Independent Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist, Supervisor
Melissa believes all clients hold the key to their own success and can be guided to that end in a safe, trusting, honest environment. Building relationship and skills for growth, understanding and healing are among her goals in therapy. Her personal journey through adoption, trauma, abuse, raising a child with mental health concerns, spiritual enlightenment, natural mental health, divorce, and remarriage have become the gifts she shares though therapy. She believe the keys essential to reaching any goal lies within each of us believing in ourselves and knowing that someone also believes in us.
Her experience is in working with emotional dysregulation, anxiety, depression, selective mutism, trauma, oppositional behaviors, family change, loss and grief, parenting skills, adoption issues, spiritual awakening & trauma. She enjoys teaching adults and children how to take control of their lives in mind, body, and spirit to navigate a stressful world.
She is trained/certified in a wide variety of areas. Accelerated Resolution, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Sand Tray, Mindfulness, NLP, EMDR, Coaching, Breathwork, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Solution Focused therapy, Trauma Focused, Healing Touch, Family Systems, Person centered.
St. Scholastica, Bachelors 1989
St. Catherine/St. Thomas, Masters 2016
Rebecca Tveten - Licensed Graduate Social Worker
Rebecca is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker who has over 8 years of experience providing mental health services. She currently offers individual telehealth and in-person therapy to adults. She has worked in a variety of settings including a residential treatment center, domestic abuse center, sexual assault center, intermediate care facility and a hospital emergency center. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies. She also completed her Master of Science in Social Work and continues her educational journey pursuing her doctorate degree in psychology.
Rebecca can be described as someone that you can tell genuinely cares about the clients she works with and is passionate about others reaching their potential. She is someone who likes to incorporate humor from time to time and has a down to earth approach while also being direct and authentic. Rebecca encompasses an integrative approach to therapy using evidence-based practices and cultural humility.
Rebecca specializes in Adoption, Anxiety, Attachment disorders, Depression, Developmental disabilities, Domestic violence survivors, Co-occuring disorders, First responder/health worker stress, Goal setting, Grief and loss, Human trafficking and sexual exploitation survivors, Infertility, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Racial identity, Sexual abuse survivors
Theraputic Interventions - Trauma informed, CPT, CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, Solution focused, Psychodynamic, Person centered. Currently practices under supervision of Melissa Raatz, LICSW.
Dwight Raatz - Life Coach / Consultant
Dwight has accumulated a lifetime of experiences spanning personal mindfulness practices to the black and white world of business processes and technology. He has a highly intuitive ability to see and hear the truth of what a person is looking for, even if the person doesn't really know themselves. These skills allow Dwight to help guide his clients to find their own solutions using a methodical and dynamic process of discovery.
Making changes in your life does not follow a singular path and requires a holistic approach. Dwight's own experiences with health challenges, mindfulness practices and the corporate world gives him a unique perspective to relate to his clients on multiple levels. If you are ready to commit to making a change in your life, contact him for an initial consultation.
Skills and Experience
Coaching clients committed to making significant changes in their lives
Extensive training and experience in mindfulness practices leading to a healthier life
Certified practitioner of Conscious Connected Breathwork, Jikiden Reiki and Reconnective Healing
Consulting with small businesses using 30+ years experience with business systems processes and technology
Creator of the "Business of Healing" guide to assist with alternative healing business startups