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Mountain Landscape


Our Mission:  Inspiring self discovery through Growth, Compassion and Acceptance 

Cynthia Peterson, MAC, MA, LP, RPT-S

Cynthia Peterson is a Licensed Psychologist, Trauma and Addiction Specialist for adults and holds a national credential as a Registered Play Therapist to specifically work with young children in directive, non-directive and sand tray play therapy. She has over 20 years of experience working diverse populations of children, adolescents and adults in a variety of mental health settings.


Her clinical specialties include trauma, grief/loss, addiction/chemical health, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, panic, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, sleep issues, work concerns, stress management, life transition, or other relationship concerns including serving the LGBT population. she provides court order chemical dependency evaluations.


Cynthia has extensive experience providing support for Military families and Active/Non Active Duty Members as well as other types of law enforcement, first responders and health care professionals.


She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Processing Therapy for Trauma.  Cynthia is EMDR Certified. She provides, individual, couples and group therapy including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).


Cynthia has widespread community experience as a critical incident stress debriefing responder assisting individuals, families and organizations that are victims of crime. Cynthia endorses a holistic strength based approach when individualizing treatment plans to the client’s needs. Cynthia is a board approved supervisor and provides supervision for those seeking licensure or certification

Kim is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who specializes in teaching effective communication skills, to families, to facilitate strong healthier relationships. She is passionate about having the opportunity to strengthen and empower individuals, families, and communities, through mental, physical and spiritual growth.


Kim provides individual and family therapy. Kim has an interest in empowering women to find and use their voice. She sees pre-teens, teenagers, and families. 


Kim is trained in Functional Family Therapy (FFT) and finds it rewarding to work with youth and their families, by providing this type of family therapy. She has worked intensely, with at high risk adolescents and their families, to help resolve conflict and/or communication between each member..  


Kim’s experiences include co-facilitating group therapy, specifically a Co-Occurring DBT skills for adult women who had chemical dependency and mental health concerns and a Men’s Holistic Abuse Prevention Program, for men who had abusive behaviors, in relationships. Kim experience also includes assessing the nature of crisis situations and implementing interventions, as a resource counselor for a local crisis hotline.


 Kim believes that there can be a holistic healing; where clients are able to live healthier lives that impact others in a positive way. 


Kim Hardy, MA, LPCC  


Angela Keys, MA, LPCC

Angela is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a master's of arts degree in counseling psychology. Her recent experience includes working with at risk teens and their families as a Functional Family Therapist. Angela's passion is helping teens and parents resolve conflict and build better relationships. Her interests include LBGT individuals, couples and families, positive psychology, and finding connection with the self and others. Angela is EMDR trained and works with a variety of trauma.


Before working with families, Angela’s experiences included youth assistant probation officer, life skills teacher and mentor, and sexual assault therapist and advocate. She began her career working at residential and group home facilities serving youth and adults with mental illness, chemical dependency and physical health issues. Angela is trained in crisis intervention strategies and group facilitation.


Angela's approach is non-judgmental, strength based and person-centered. She enjoys inspiring individuals to use their own strengths to compassionately navigate through transitions and growth.


Hosie Thurmond, MA

Hosie is a graduate from the Alfred Adler Graduate school. His recent experiences have been working with men and women suffering with co-occurring disorders from substance abuse and mental health disorders. Hosie has facilitated culturally specific, and psychoeducational groups at Park Avenue Treatment Center for the past seven years. He has over twenty years of experience working with the homeless populations in the Twin Cities.

Hosie uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques (CBT) and Adlerian Therapy philosophy approaches of community, optimism, empowerment, and hope. This fosters his belief in the resiliency and growth potential of individuals.

Hosie has a professional outlook that believes in the interconnectedness of humanity. That all people are social beings who with compassion, holism, and mindfulness can heal and lead productive lives. He believes that the social strivings of humanity seek personal resiliency, forgiveness, growth, and hope.

Nadina Singh (she/her/hers)


Nadina (pronounced Nay-dee-nuh) is a counseling intern from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota working toward her master’s degree and state licensure. She has held positions across the field including a mental health counselor in group residential settings, volunteer crisis counselor through Ramsey County Sexual Offense Services, intern family support worker at FamilyWise, targeted case manager, and an MHP adult rehabilitative mental health services (ARMHS). She serves on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee at her place of work and strives to center those values in her personal and professional life. 


Nadina has experience with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI), anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, low income barriers and resources, trauma, grief/loss, 2SLGBTQIA+ community, couples and family issues, personality disorders, and cultural barriers such as acculturation and immigration. 


Nadina operates from a holistic lens and believes there is more to healing and recovery beyond the medical model. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Humanistic/Existential Psychology, Narrative Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Therapy. 


Nadina believes the therapeutic alliance is a safe place individuals can explore beliefs about themselves, others, and the world. Clients can expect a compassion-focused, strengths-based approach to treatment planning and service centered on empowerment, validation, and finding inner wisdom and alignment. 

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