office (218) 327-4886

Darra Bonhman, MSW, LGSW

Darra provides services for individuals 6 years and older, as well as families. Area's and specialties include:

  • Diagnostic Assessments
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) 
  • Play Therapy
  • TF- CBT

Tasha Connelly, MA, MFT

Tasha has work experience and training as a Guardian ad Litem for the 1st and 9th Judicial Districts, and as a professionally trained advocate assigned to criminal and domestic violence cases. She is also trained in Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavior Therapy (ongoing certification).

Tasha provides services for couples, families and individuals ages 10 years and older in the following clinical interests areas: 

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Divorce/Separation/Blended Family Issues
  • Parenting Skills
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Women's Issues

Mike Harbin, MSW, LGSW

Michael Harbin is a licensed graduate social worker with a master’s degree in social work from University of Minnesota-Duluth, with a focus on American Indian Child/Tribal Welfare. Michael completed his undergraduate degree in social work at The College of Saint Scholastica. Michael works with children ages 6 and up, as well as adults. He also has ongoing certification in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Michael provides clinical assessment and counseling services using cognitive behavioral models, as well as psychoanalytical theory to address the following issues

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Court referrals
  • Communication Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Behavior Modification
  • Child Abuse
  • Crisis Services
  • Domestic Violence Issues
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sand Tray
  • Cultural Specific Issues

Jennifer Kendall, MA LMFT

Jennifer provides services for children ages infant to 18 and adults in the following areas:

  • Coordinator for In-home Family Services
  • Birth to five assessments
  • Diagnostic Assessments
  • Family therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Play intervention 
  • Art intervention
  • Sand tray therapy
  • Trauma Focused –Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Multi-family group therapy 

Dr. William Larsen, LP

Dr. Larsen conducts Diagnostic Assessments and Psychological Testing to children / adults age 6 and up.

Jollene Latvala, MSW, LGSW

Jollene provides services for individuals 5 to 25 years of age in the following areas:

  • Diagnostic Assessments: Children 5+ and Adult
  • Individual Therapy utilizing Cognitive Behavior approaches, Trauma Focused-CBT, Play Therapy and Art Therapy
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Trauma Related Disorders
  • Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders
  • Co-Occurring Disorders: Adolescent Addiction and Mental Health Issues
  • Court Referrals: Adolescents involved in the juvenile justice system

Jessie Perkovich, MS, LPCC

M.S., Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Graduated from Walden University, M.S.- 2010
Bachelor's Degree from Bemidji State University- 2007

Jessie Perkovich, M.S., LPCC has been in the mental health profession for the past 10 years.  Some of her previous experiences early on included ARMHS, case management, day treatment and partial hospitalization programming.  Jessie has been providing clinical outpatient mental health treatment and school based services since 2010 and since that time has obtained licensure by the state of Minnesota. Jessie currently provides school based therapy at the Bigfork School in Bigfork, MN.   Jessie was born and raised on the Iron Range and has a vast range of experiences which assist her in understanding those who live in this area.  Jessie has been employed at CMHS since 2011 with a short hiatus earlier this year.  

Jessie offers services for individuals 5 years old and older in the following areas:

  • Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depressive disorders
  • Grief
  • Self-harm
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Emotional disorders
  • Daily stressors
  • Major life changes (divorce, martial conflict, work conflict, etc.).

Beth Prewett, PsyD, MS, LPCC

Beth offers services for individuals, couples, and families in the following areas:

  • Trauma Focused –Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • DBT
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Birth to 5 Services
  • Child-Parent Psychotherapy
  • Transitional Life Situations
  • Grief and Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
  • Beth also provides Clinical Supervision to School Interns and Clinical Counselor Trainee’s

Lynette Schmidt, MSW, LICSW

Lynette provides services for individuals 6 years old and up in the following areas:

  • Trauma Focused –Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • DBT
  • Anxiety Management
  • Depression
  • Transitional Life Situations
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Lynette also provides Clinical Supervision to School Interns and Clinical Social Work Trainee’s

Kelsey Unger, MS, LPCC

Kelsey works with children ages 0-18 in the following areas:

  • Trauma-focused CBT
  • Diagnosis and treatment of children birth to five
  • Play therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Diagnostic assessments

Melissa Weidendorf, MS, CMHC

Melissa is a recent graduate from Walden University, with her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling and her undergraduate degree in psychology from Bemidji State University. She has experience working with both children and adults in the justice system, as well as experience working with SPMI and CD issues. She provides assessment and counseling services using cognitive behavioral therapy, combined with psychoanalytic theory, for children ages 10 and up as well as adults in the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Court referrals
  • Communication Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Behavior Modification
  • Child Abuse
  • Crisis Services
  • Domestic Violence Issues
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sand Tray