Works

  • Temitope (Temi) Dawodu DNP, FNP-BC

    Location: Saint Paul – Starting 9/2/2020 Temitope (Temi) received her doctorate degree from Minnesota State University Mankato in 2019. Received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in 2015. She was trained at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Pediatric and Young Adult Medicine in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Altogether she has […]

  • Quinn Maroney-Hernandez, MSW, LICSW

    Location:  Saint Paul  Quinn is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who joins MidWest Center with 7 years of experience in the mental health field. She graduated from University of Minnesota- Twin Cities with a Masters degree in Clinical Social Work and graduated from Concordia College with a degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies. Prior […]

  • Stephanie Becker, MSW, LGSW

    Location:  Lake Elmo & Saint Paul  Stephanie is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker who joins MidWest Center with 5 years of experience in the mental health field. She graduated from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with her Bachelor’s of Social Work and University of Wisconsin- Madison with her Master’s in Social Work.  Stephanie’s background includes Preschool […]

  • 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 […]

  • Michael Van Cleve, MA, LP, LADC

    Location:  St. Paul  Michael joins MidWest Center with 39 years of experience in the Mental Health field. He holds licenses as a psychologist and an alcohol and drug counselor.  Michael graduated from Saint Olaf College with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology.  He earned his Master’s degree in counseling and psychological services from St. Mary’s University […]

  • Catherine Molenaar, MA

    Location:  Saint Paul & Saint Louis Park Catherine joins MidWest Center with 5 years of experience in the Mental Health field. She graduated from University of Minnesota with her Bachelor’s degree in child psychology. She has earned her Master’s in counseling and psychological services from St. Mary’s University. Catherine brings previous experience from working as […]

  • 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 […]

  • Doug Petrie, MA, LPCC, CNT, RPT

    Location:  Saint Paul  Doug is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who joined MidWest Center with 15 years of experience in the Mental Health field. He graduated from University of St. Thomas with his Master’s degree. He is a Certified Narrative Therapist and has done training in EMDR with EMDRIA. He is currently in the process […]

  • 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. […]

  • Rachel Cain, MSW, LICSW

    Location:  Saint Paul Rachel joins MidWest Center with over 30 years of experience in the Mental Health field. She brings experience from outpatient, managed care and  hospital settings. She earned her Master’s in Social Work from University of Michigan as well as her Bachelor’s in Anthropology. From 1998-2019 Rachel worked for Northeast Youth and Family […]

  • 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 […]

  • Rebecca “Becky” Pihl, MSW, LICSW

    Location:  Saint Paul  Becky graduated from the University of St. Thomas/College of St. Catherine Social Work Master of Social Work program in 2003. She has 15+years of experience in social services and mental health. Becky also does outpatient social work at Hennepin/Health Senior Care Clinic. Prior to joining MidWest Center, Becky worked in Outpatient & […]