Works

  • 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 & […]

  • Brittany “Brit” Barkholtz, MSW, LICSW

    Location:  St. Paul Brittany earned her undergraduate degree (BA in Music) from Gustavus Adolphus College and her Master’s in Social Work (MSW) at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities. Brittany brings 4 years of experience in the mental health field to MidWest Center. Before transitioning to the mental health field, Brittany worked as a music director […]

  • Elizabeth Lee, MA

    Location:  Lake Elmo Elizabeth earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from NYACK College. She also earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. Elizabeth brings 7 years of experience in the mental health field to MidWest Center. She has experience as a Graduate Admissions Counselor and has worked at Nystrom […]

  • Heather Zorn, Site Manager

    Location:  St. Paul and St. Louis Park Heather joined the MidWest Center Administrative Team in 2007. Prior to joining our team, she worked at a medical clinic in Brooklyn Center as an administrative assistant. Heather brings strong administrative experience into her position after working for 14 years with a home builder in various roles such as […]

  • Mary Ann Meyer, MA, LP

    Location:  St. Paul  Mary Ann received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas. She also received her Bachelor’s in Art Education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Mary Ann has 28 years experience of working in the […]

  • Nicole Munger, MSW, LICSW

    Location:  Lake Elmo Nicole earned her Bachelor’s in Sociology from College of St. Benedict.  She has her Master’s of Social Work from St. Catherines.  Nicole brings 11 years of experience in the mental health field to MidWest Center. She has worked in general outpatient, elementary & middle schools, and group homes.  She enjoys working with children, adolescents, families […]

  • Linda Oakes, MA, Ph D, LP

    Location: St. Louis Park Linda earned her PhD from the University of Minnesota.  She has been licensed as a psychologist for more than 25 years.  In addition to 20+ years at MidWest Center, Linda has worked in other metro mental health clinics.  Linda was a teacher in the Bay Area (California) prior to her career […]

  • Rita Younger, MSW, LICSW

    Location: St. Louis Park Rita earned her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and brings 30 years of experience in the mental health field.  She has been a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker since 1989.  Rita has worked at the University of Minnesota Department of Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic, MidWest Center and at several outpatient multidisciplinary mental health clinics. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Anne Kunesh-Carney, MA, LMFT

    Location: St. Paul and Entira-West St. Paul Anne earned her Master’s in Psychotherapy & Counseling from the Alfred Adler Graduate School.  She earned her Bachelors in Psychology from The University of St. Catherine.  Anne brings 20 plus years of experience in the mental health field to MidWest Center. Prior to joining our team, Anne worked for Chemical Dependency, Autism Treatment, Employee Assistance, and Home-based Family Therapy Programs.  She […]

  • Dietrah C. Hiatt, MSW, LICSW

    Location: St Paul Dietrah attended the University of Minnesota where she received her Master’s in Social Work. She brings over 19 years of experience in the mental health field to our team. Prior to joining MidWest Center, Dietrah gained experience as a counselor for Native American children and as a therapist at Ramsey County Mental Health Center. […]

  • Sara Russ, Site Manager

    Location: Lake Elmo Sara joined the MidWest Center Administrative Team in 2007. Prior to joining our staff, she worked as a school secretary and an inventory specialist, where she gained valuable administrative experience that helps here in her current position. In her spare time, Sara enjoys biking, reading, working out, playing piano, and spending time […]