Burnsville

  • Joan Plaisance, MA, LPCC

    Location:  Burnsville Joan is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who joins MidWest Center with 15 years of experience in the mental health field. She graduated from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota with a Masters Degree in Counseling and Psychological Services. Joan’s background includes providing individual and group therapy in an outpatient mental health clinic. She […]

  • Jennifer “Jenni” Winston, Site Manager

    Location: Burnsville Prior to joining the MidWest Center administrative team, she worked in the medical field for 15 years as a Patient Representative and then as a Patient Representative & Medical Receptionist Manager. She enjoyed both positions because it was a chance to interact with clients at different levels. Jenni enjoys watching her children play basketball […]

  • Kathy Schliesman, MA, LMFT

    Location:  Burnsville  Kathy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who joins MidWest Center with 8 years of experience in the Mental Health field. She graduated from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota with her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy.  Her previous experiences include Secure Base Counseling Center and Water’s Edge Counseling and Healing Center. […]

  • Alison Whiteaker, MA, LMFT

    Location:  Burnsville  Alison graduated from the U of MTC with her Bachelor’s in Psychology. She earned her MA MFT from St. Mary’s University.   Prior to joining MidWest Center, Alison worked in Non-profit & In-patient, and Private practice. Alison enjoys working with Children ages 5-12, Adolescents ages 13-17, and Adults. She works with Individuals, Couples, Families and […]

  • Kathryn Weise, MA, LMFT

    Location:  Burnsville Kathryn attended St. Mary’s University where she earned a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy.  She earned her Bachelor’s in English and Music from St. Thomas.  Kathryn has been in the mental health field for 3 years.  Prior to joining us, she worked at St. David’s Autism Day Treatment Program and in their […]

  • Alisha Beyer, MA, LMFT

    Location: Burnsville Alisha studied at Argosy University where she earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy. She brings over 10 years of experience in the mental health field to her position with us at MidWest Center. Prior to joining our team, she gained experience in several treatment facilities such as a Pre-School Day Treatment […]

  • Jill Carlson, MA, LPCC

      Locations: Burnsville Jill earned her Master’s Degree from the Alfred Adler Graduate School. She has 5+ years of experience in the mental health field. Prior to joining the MidWest Center team, she worked in health insurance administration and community-based social services, as well as a residential chemical health facility. Before she transitioned into mental […]

  • Lisa Perlock, MA, LPCC

    Location: Burnsville Lisa earned her Master’s of Arts in Clinical Psychology through Argosy University, and her undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota.  She has 15 years of experience within the mental health field.  Prior to joining MidWest Center for Personal and Family Development, Lisa was a supervisor at an adult day […]

  • Molly Kehr, MA, LMFT & Director of Business Development

    Locations: Burnsville & St Paul Molly earned her Master’s Degree from Saint Mary’s University and has 10+ years of experience in mental health.  She serves as a clinician and is also our Director of Business Development. Prior to MidWest Center, she worked in an outpatient clinic where she was a provider as well as the […]