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Kim Stephan

BS, LADC - Counselor

Alecia Mitthun

Peer Support Recovery Specialist

James Contois


Katie Fredrichs


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Cheryl Schmidt

Business Management & Administration

Cheryl received her Associates in Science degree in Business Administration and her AAS degree in Business Technologies in 2016. She has been working in the Substance Use field since 2006. Cheryl has a true passion for helping people and is always willing to go above and beyond to do so.

Kelly Andersen

MS, LPCC, LADC - Program Director/Mental Health Professional

Kelly is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who received her Masters of Science degree in Clinical Psychology in 2013. She is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor who received her Associates of Science degree in Chemical Dependency Counseling in 2008. Kelly has a passion for helping women and men who have experienced trauma, and have coped with their trauma through chemical addiction.


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