Family Therapy

Healthy relationships take time and effort on a good day. Add mental illness, trauma, grief, special needs of a child, blended family issues, or any other life stressor and you’ve got a real challenge. When a family system gets stuck in reactivity and automatic ways of thinking and doing, it becomes hard to adjust to change, and growth seems impossible.

David Hoy & Associates has a variety of trained therapists that have experience and expertise in family therapy. Sometimes family therapy involves the entire family system, sometimes parts of the system. A Family Therapist will help assess your needs and guide appropriate next steps. These may include:

  • group sharing
  • communication skills
  • conflict resolution
  • negotiation
  • parenting skills
  • family sculpting
  • interactive games and activities

Open the door to new possibilities with relationships and improve your communication, set your boundaries and be intentional about your choices. Improving your relationships is key to managing life stressors. Doing so in a safe and supportive environment is the first step to a healthy family system.

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Robert Stillman

Robert Stillman, MA

Rob has a Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern University. He is accumulating clinical and professional hours on the track…

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Zoua Vue

Zoua Vue, MA, LAMFT

Zoua holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Bethel University. She works primarily in Hennepin and Ramsey Counties and has…

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Maggie Wangen, MSW, LICSW

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” Positive change and healing are attainable at any stage of life, regardless…

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Armani Cartlidge, MA

Armani has a Master’s of Arts in Counseling and Psychological Services from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and is working towards licensure. She started at…

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Sylvia Keli, MA

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Makayla Pappas, MA, LMFT

Makayla has a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary’s University and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  She has experience…

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Todd Faehner

Todd works with families and individuals by bringing a compassionate and experientially focused approach. He strives to create a welcoming and safe environment for his…

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Kristen Engen

Kristen Engen-Routzohn, MSW, LICSW

Kristen earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Minnesota and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She has been working…

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Tyler Byers, MA

Tyler has his Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Adler Graduate School. Tyler received his bachelor’s degree from North Central University where he…

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Nat Douglas MA, LGSW

Nat Douglas earned his master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama, and is a Licensed General Social Worker in the state of…

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Mary Emmeck, MA, LMFT

Mary specializes in helping children and their families cope with sudden life changes and trauma.  She works with families and couples that are struggling with…

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Faithe Patrick MA

Faithe has a Master’s of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from South Dakota State University, and is working towards licensure. She started at David…

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Preston Johnson, BA

Preston Johnson is an In-Home Mental Health Practitioner. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services from Metropolitan State University. Preston has been providing services…

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Maya Lawrence BA

Maya Lawrence holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota and has worked with children struggling with mental health diagnoses for most…

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Jane Kommer

Jane Kommer, MA

Jane holds a Master of Arts Degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Marriage and Family Therapy.  She works with individuals, couples, and families…

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Hannah Monson, MA

Hannah works with families and individuals with a collaborative, holistic, and compassionate approach. She addresses emotional, relational, and intergenerational issues through encouraging open communication, providing…

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Thao Nguyen

Thao Nguyen, MA, LMFT

Thao enjoys working with individuals, children, and their families on developing positive attitudes towards themselves and others as well as creating opportunities to strengthen the…

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Brandy Renaud

Brandy Renaud, MA

Brandy has a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, and is working toward licensure. She has experience…

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David Hoy, PhD, MA, LP – Chief Executive Officer

David holds a Doctoral degree in education with a specialization in training and performance improvement. He has a Master’s degree in counseling and psychology and…

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Elisha Engelen, MA, LMFT

Elisha is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In the last 15 years she has worked with clients who are seeking to make changes and…

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Greg Walsh, MA, LICSW

Greg is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. He provides mental health counseling for children, adolescents and adults. For more than 19 years, Greg has…

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MarDee Rosen Hall, MA, LP – Clinical Director

MarDee is the Clinical Director at David Hoy & Associates. She holds a Master of Arts Degree from Saint Mary’s University in Minnesota, and is…

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Greg Gray, MA, LMFT

Greg is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He works with families and individuals in gentle and collaborative ways to help them find relief for…

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Kari Goeden, MA LMFT – Clinical Supervisor

Kari is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She works with individuals, couples, and families facing a variety of different challenges. She is particularly passionate…

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Erica Arndt, MA, LPCC – Clinical Supervisor

Erica has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Her strengths and experience…

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Megan Kunz, MA, LMFT – Clinical Supervisor

Megan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She works with individuals and families with the goal of improving relationships. Megan does this by encouraging…

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Nick Stephens, MSW, LICSW

Nick is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with his Master’s degree in Social Work. His experience includes over 10 years of working with children,…

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Duane Thompson, MA, LP

Duane is a graduate of St. Mary’s University in Minnesota with a Master’s of Arts degree.  He was licensed as a psychologist in 1988.  Duane…

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Jennifer Littlewolf, MSW, LICSW

Jenny has a Master’s in Social Work from the University of St. Thomas and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She has experience as…

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Debra McGuffee, MA, LMFT

Debra is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She graduated with honors from Alfred Adler Graduate School in Minnesota and has 14 years of experience…

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Mary Thomson, MA, LMFT

Mary is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She works with individuals, families, and couples with the goals of helping clients cope with life’s challenges,…

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Romana Triliegi, MA, LPCC

Romana is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Master of Arts Degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She works with adolescents and adults.…

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Michelle Rennie, MA, LMFT

Life can be hard. You may worry too much. Maybe you have difficulty finding the energy to do what you need to do. Or saying…

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Alyssa Vander Schaaf, MA, LPCC

Alyssa is a Licensed Clinical Counselor who received her Master’s at the University of St. Thomas. She works with individuals, couples, and families, who struggle…

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Bryan Cole, MA, LMFT

Bryan Cole is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master of Arts Degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. He has been working…

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Maddie Davis, MA, LMFT

Maddie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Art Therapist. She provides outpatient psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and families. Maddie believes…

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Ben Forsberg, MA, LMFT

Ben is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master of Arts Degree from Bethel Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He works with children,…

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