PMHNP-BC, APRN, CNP, CEO
PMHNP-BC, APRN, CNP, CEO
Tom specializes in psychiatric therapy of children and adults experiencing mental health conditions. In addition to providing psychiatric therapy, Tom also administers medication-assisted treatment programs for clients looking for assistance in their recovery. Tom earned his master’s degree in psychiatric nursing from the University of North Dakota and has been practicing in the mental health field for over 10 years. Prior to Lakeview, Tom worked in inpatient psychiatry for 5 years and was trained as a nurse practitioner at Hennepin County Medical Center. Through this extensive training and experience, Tom is dedicated to help you move forward and improve your circumstances. Tom founded Lakeview Behavioral Health in 2016 to provide an innovative approach to holistic behavioral health care. Outside of Lakeview, Tom enjoys being outdoors with his family including hunting, camping, and fishing.
Chief Administrative Officer
Tara is a life long native of the Iron Range. She earned her AA in administration from Mesabi Range College. She has 20+ years of experience in the medical field with a emphasis in chemical dependency and mental health for the past 12 years. Tara’s previous experience included supervision, office administration, chemical dependency coordination along with insurance billing and medical record release.
Liz earned her B.S. in health education from Northern Arizona University, and obtained her A.A.S. for chemical dependency specialist from Mesabi Range Community College. She became a licensed alcohol and drug counselor with the State of Minnesota in 2013. Liz began her counseling experience at an intensive outpatient with lodging facility, and then made a career change to work in outpatient treatment in April 2016 with Lakeview Behavioral Health. Along with providing direct client care, she also serves as a member of the Itasca County Wellness Court Team, providing professional input in a program intended to reduce the criminalization of addiction. Liz is passionate about her work and is committed to making a difference.
Dr. Nancy Moyer earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1991. She completed her residency at Hennepin County Medical Center and is board-certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Moyer volunteers and serves as a board member for Habitat for Humanity. Integrating primary care with mental health and substance use services, Dr. Moyer collaborates with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive health care that addresses the biological, psychological, and social needs of the patients of Lakeview Behavioral Health. Being a physician in recovery for over 21 years gives Dr. Moyer a unique perspective on providing healthcare. Her experiences allow her to provide empathetic and compassionate care to her patients, especially those with mental health and substance use concerns.
Dr. Kruglikov is an experienced psychiatrist. He has worked in various clinical settings in Minnesota for the last 20 years. He practices general psychiatry which includes both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. Dr. Krugikov has a special interest in substance use disorder issues and approaches his patients as individuals first and foremost. He completed residency training in Ohio in 2000 and subsequently worked in Duluth, Rochester, and the Twin Cities. Dr. Kruglikov is excited to have the ability to provide psychiatry to clients all over Minnesota.
Angela received her Master of Arts in Counseling with a focus on co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders from The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School in August of 2020. She is working toward licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). Angela is approachable and down-to-earth which is reflected in her counseling style. She is skilled in utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) as well as other techniques to stop problems stuck on repeat. Angela worked as a paraprofessional in mental health, substance use, and wellness for 11 years before beginning training in 2018 as a professional. She has helped thousands of adults throughout her career work towards their vision of epic success in mental wellness, careers, and relationships to create satisfying lives!
Bambi is a Grand Rapids native and currently attends Bemidji State University and is completing a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Bambi holds an alcohol and drug counselor – temporary permit and will pursue her LADC upon obtaining her bachelor degree. Bambi intends to specialize in both mental health and chemical dependency. Bambi has many years of experience working in the chemical dependency field in various positions. Bambi has a true passion to help others learn to live a life of recovery.
Collene is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker. She earned her master’s degree in clinical social work at The College of St. Scholastica and is working toward full licensure. Collene has been working in the mental health field since 2017, and a variety of other helping professions prior. Collene’s personal and professional experiences have helped to develop her caring and direct disposition. She provides services for ages 6 and up. She enjoys working with children and people who have disabilities. She is also very passionate about empowering people to meet their individual needs and goals. Collene is an EMDR trained therapist. Collene’s theoretical approach to therapy is based in relational cultural theory. The theory focuses on creating change through the therapeutic relationship and connection. When she is not at work, Collene may be found binging Netflix, in her garden, or at the beach. She enjoys music, being creative and spending time with family.
Crystal has her masters of science in nursing (MSN) and is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She is currently working with Lakeview Behavioral Health as a student intern acquiring her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree through the College of St. Scholastica. She will graduate in May 2021. She has worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner for the past 10 years. She has lived and worked on the Iron Range for the past 20 years. In her spare time she enjoys spending time on the lake with her family and children. She is dedicated to helping people achieve optimal wellness both physically and mentally.
Dewey was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MN. Shortly after obtaining his license from the University of Minnesota, Fergus Falls regional treatment center counselor training program he relocated to California where he first worked in a 15 bed social model treatment program in Lake Tahoe for two years. Then, upon moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, Dewey was employment by several medical model hospital-based psychiatric – C/D programs and over the next ten years Dewey worked as a substance use disorder counselor, a case manager, a clinical supervisor, and as director of an area continuing care program. Upon returning to Minnesota, Dewey has spent the last nine years working at a local substance use disorder treatment program as a front line counselor, a clinical director, then as program director.
Beth is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker, and earned her master’s degree from St Cloud State University. She is originally from the Iron Range, but now calls the Twin Cities home and is therefore providing tele-services for clients aged 18 and up, and knowledgeable in a host of areas. Beth greatly enjoys working with LGBTQIA+ community. Her main goal is to provide a safe space for others to meet their greatest potential, and eager to assist in any way to help build the life you see for yourself. In her free time, she is an avid social justice activist, obsesses over tiny homes (her dream), enjoys spending the few warm months we get outside, loves to make old things new again (or horribly done art projects), and spends an unfortunate amount of time laughing at things on the internet.
Peer Recovery Specialist
Freya grew up in the Duluth/Superior area for 30 years and then moved to Hibbing in early 2020. Freya attended UW-Superior to major in art therapy, but decided to switch her focus to chemical health. She took the Peer Recovery Support Specialist class at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in the fall of 2019 and was certified in January 2020. Freya has many years of experience of working in the chemical health field by previously working at Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Duluth, Minnesota for three years as a Trained Medication Administrator and one year at Genesis Recovery Services in Duluth in the admissions department and as a CPRS. Freya is able to provide one-to-one strengths-based support and provide resources to help others achieve their personal recovery goals by promoting self-determination, personal responsibility, and serving as an advocate and mentor. In addition, Freya is also a person in recovery since 2013 and is willing to be open about her own experiences and share her recovery story. For fun, Freya enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and daughter, fishing, playing video games, and creating artwork.
John works with adult mental health patients using telepsychiatry. He starting working with psychiatric patients in the late 1980’s answering crisis lines in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro areas. During this period John also trained new crisis line workers in communication techniques and recognition of emergent psychiatric issues. John graduated from the University of North Dakota as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in 2015 and has worked in an admissions unit at the Forensic Mental Health Program in St. Peter Minnesota since that time. John worked for 25 years as a self-employed financial planner (CFP) until 2006 when he decided to make the change to mental health full time as this is his favorite area to work in. John states that working in this field is not only rewarding, but very interesting as the learning process continues every day. In the near future John will be certified to provide medication-assisted therapy to patients with opiate addictions and is currently providing mental health care out of Lakeview’s office in Hibbing Minnesota. John’s goal is to move up to Northern Minnesota and continue telepsychiatry full time. Having the ability to fish at a moment’s notice is the driving incentive for the move.
MA, LPC, BCIA
Jonathan is a clinical counselor and board-certified EEG biofeedback therapist (psychophysiologist). He has more than 20 years of mental health experience and has developed numerous health and wellness programs for companies and hospitals including 3M and Fairview. Jonathan utilizes REBT/CBT, which is specialized training through the Adler Institute in working with families, children, adolescents, and adults working through social and personal challenges related to ADHD and Aspergers Syndrome (ASD). Jonathan also practices biofeedback/psychophysiology at United Pain Center/Allina Health. He received his BA in Psychology from the University of Minnesota and Master Degree in Clinical Counseling through St. Mary’s University, Minneapolis. He grew up in central Minnesota and likes to bike, hike and camp. And would like to do more kayaking with his wife, sons, and their dog.
Katherine received her master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of St. Thomas in January of 2018 and is working toward full licensure. She was born and raised on the Iron Range and has a deep dedication to the community. Katherine is a direct, warm counselor who is optimistic about the capacity for each person’s ability to find what they are looking for within themselves. Katherine works with each individual toward reaching their goals and finding the areas of personal growth that best meet their needs. Her specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, adolescents and adults seeking therapy for anxiety, depression, and bipolar; personal self-growth; co-dependency; sexual-related disorders (specifically issues related to masculinity, gender, sexuality, and sexual dysfunction); couples counseling (including infidelity and intimacy issues); and communication problems (including assertiveness and anger management).
Larry earned his master’s degree in nursing from Walden University in 2020 and is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner that specializes in working with adolescents and adults with mental illness and substance use disorders. Prior to earning his master’s degree, he attended nursing school at Rainy River Community College and Hibbing Community College. Over the past 22 years, Larry has been a dedicated nurse serving children and adults with intellectual disabilities and mental illness. He currently lives in Northern Minnesota and is compassionate about serving individuals living in his community. Larry enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and his passions include camping, swimming, fishing, going for pontoon boat rides, sitting around a campfire, shooting pool, golfing, and playing cards.
MA, MHP, LADC
Linda received her Master of Arts in psychotherapy with a focus on co-occurring disorders from Adler Graduate School in Richfield, Minnesota. She earned her B.A. in alcohol and drug counseling from Metropolitan State College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She is trained in aboriginal focusing-oriented therapy and complex trauma certificate uses focusing-oriented therapy as a safe and effective method of working with clients who experience complex trauma through the Justice Department of British Columbia. She holds Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate (PACC), which serves the unique and complex clinical and practice needs for adopted individuals and their families through U of M Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare. She is trained in the Wellbriety Red Road to Recovery 12 Steps for Women and Mending Broken Hearts. She has several years’ experience in the Native American community and recently was employed at a woman’s inpatient facility in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Linda is a licensed therapist with over 16 years of experience working with adults in a wide variety of settings, from community mental health to inpatient hospitalization. She has worked with a diverse cliental, from victims of domestic violence to those who suffer with alcohol and drug problems. Linda earned her master’s degree in clinical social work from The College of St. Scholastica and holds a bachelor’s degree from Albion College. Linda sees adults for a variety of reasons including divorce, relationship problems, grief, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and life changes, among others. She has a passion for working with victims of trauma. Whether it is a single traumatic event or the long-lasting effects of childhood abuse, she works with victims to promote healing. Linda’s theoretical approach is grounded in attachment and family systems theory to trauma theory.
MA, LPCC, NCC
A native of Grand Rapids, Lisa spent time working in Alaska and Michigan. In Alaska she gained invaluable experience working at a community health agency and in the state’s maximum security prison as a bachelor’s level psychological counselor. While obtaining her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Western Michigan University she worked in the foster care system. Lisa works from person-centered and cognitive behavioral-based therapy, but incorporates interventions and styles from other theories as needed for individuals. She understands each person is an expert in themselves (whether they know it yet or not) and she strives to guide you in self-reflections and insights that will give you the answers you’re looking for in your life. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and is working towards EMDRIA certification. Lisa is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and is also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Lisa counsels adults from the Grand Rapids office.
MSN, RN, APRN-BC
Lisa is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner who has worked in a wide variety of settings in the mental health field for the last twenty years. Lisa graduated from New Mexico State University with a masters degree in psychiatric nursing with an emphasis on adult mental health and the treatment of substance use disorders. In order to pursue her passion of travel, Lisa closed her private practice in Grand Rapids in the summer of 2018 and joins Lakeview Behavioral Health as a telehealth provider beginning October 2018. Lisa provides medication management, supportive psychotherapy, health maintenance monitoring and education and medication assisted treatment to individuals ages 13 and up.
Lynne is a registered 200 hour yoga teacher and is active in the recovery community, with 10 years of continuous sobriety. Her love for yoga began 7 years ago with a yearning for more growth in her spiritual life. After taking her first yoga class as a student, she fell in love. Not long after, her yoga teacher suggested Lynne begin training to become a yoga teacher and to incorporate her recovery experience to bring yoga into the recovery community. Lynne has since completed training from Yoga North International in Duluth, MN and has also completed training for holding space for yoga 12 step recovery (Y12SR), which is a relapse prevention meeting and yoga practice using the 12 steps.
SUD Administrative Specialist
Makenzie has over 7 years of experience in medical administration, with the last 3 years focused in chemical dependency and mental health. She has worked in various positions including administration, coordination services, and nursing. She is currently attending Mesabi Range College to obtain her temporary LADC and will continue on to receive her bachelor’s degree. Outside of work, Makenzie enjoys traveling and adventures with her three children!
Maria earned her Doctor of Education (EdD) from the University of Arizona and worked as an educator for 20 years. She obtained her license in alcohol and drug counseling (LADC) from Mesabi Range Community College in 2018. She began her counseling internship in 2017 and has since been gratefully mentored by the Lakeview Behavioral Health staff and counselors. Maria is committed to working with the individual needs of her clients in the group and one-on-one counseling settings. She greatly enjoys learning about life and recovery with her clients.
MSW, LGSW, Clinical Trainee
Megan has worked in the mental health field for over 10 years, predominantly providing services and helping individuals who have mental illness and substance use disorders. Megan earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Bemidji State University and her masters degree in social work (MSW) from The College of St. Scholastica. Megan holds a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) license with the state of Minnesota and is working towards a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Work (LICSW) license. Megan is currently being trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and looks forward to providing clients with this therapy option. Megan’s special interests is working with individuals who experience trauma, grief and loss, attachment concerns, depression, anxiety, and mood disorders.
Meghan is a Hibbing native. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and cell and molecular biology in December of 2018 from the University of Minnesota Duluth. Meghan comes to us with experience working in the mental health and substance use field. She is excited to work and give back to a community that has done so much for her over the years, while forming new, professional relationships with people from other communities. She will be working with clients from both Hibbing and Grand Rapids.
PMHNP-BC, APRN, CNP
Melissa has her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree specializing in children’s mental health as well as adults. Melissa comes to us with over 18 years of healthcare experience in a wide range of medical specialties, several of which have been spent in mental health prior to working for Lakeview Behavioral Health. Melissa is passionate about the youth in our community. She is dedicated to helping them develop and identify tools to deal with the everyday challenges they face along with any mental illnesses they may have. Melissa is a proud wife and mother of two children. She enjoys spending her spare time at her daughter’s sporting events and family functions. She enjoys the outdoors and activities involved with the outdoors.
Rhea graduated from Walden University in 2019 with a master’s degree in nursing and is currently a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. She specializes in psychiatric medication management for children, adolescents, and adults. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she has 11 years of experience as a registered nurse in various settings. She started working at a nursing home for subacute rehab and long-term care, then went on to inpatient psychiatric facilities in both New Jersey and North Dakota that helped adolescents, adults, and geriatrics with acute psychiatric problems. She also has experience as a float nurse and worked in medical floors for a couple of years. She is looking forward to meeting you.
Ph.D., MAC, LADC, LSW, CCJS
Dr. Watts is a non-licensed, academic and research Psychologist, who has practiced co-occurring disorders counseling for more than 30 years within the full continuum of care, from detox centers, to residential and outpatient clinics, to continuing care centers. He is also a psychology professor at Concordia University/St Paul. Dr. Watts received his undergraduate degree in philosophy at Stonehill College, his master’s degree in counseling psychology at Cambridge College, and his doctorate in general psychology at Capella University. He is a Master Addictions Counselor and holds licenses as an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC) and a social worker (LSW). He is also a Certified Criminal Justice Specialist (CCJS), who has worked inside maximum-security Federal and state prisons. In 2007 he was a counselor for adolescent men in the Extended Residential Program at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation for five years, and on the core faculty of the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies for four years until 2016. Dr. Watts has provided both in-clinic and telehealth counseling in both individual and group therapy settings for several years. He has been associated with 12 Step, Self-Help, and Peer Counseling communities for many years. He is from Boston and a hopeless Red Sox fan who bends the ear of anyone willing to share his pain.
Tammy graduated from Walden University in 2020 with a master’s degree in nursing and is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She specializes in psychiatric medication management across the life span and co-occurring substance abuse disorders. She has over fifteen years of nursing experience serving patients throughout the Iron Range. She has worked in various settings, including inpatient mental health and the community. She was born and raised on the Iron Range and is committed to the community’s health and well-being.
Teresa is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with practice interests and advanced training in the following areas: co-occurring disorders/MICD treatment, crisis, trauma, grief and bereavement, forensic counseling, neurocognitive and developmental disorders, SPMI, personality disorders, stress, anxiety, and depression disorders. Teresa obtained additional certifications for advanced practice in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Moral Reconation Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Neuroscience for Clinical Practice. Her approach includes the application of neuroscience in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, and stress related disorders with a focus to connect the mind and body for improved treatment outcomes. She serves both adolescent and adult populations with a person-centered and strengths-based approach.
DNP, APRN, CNP
Todd specializes in the psychiatric treatment of adolescents and adults with mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders. He obtained his Doctor of Nursing Practice from Walden University. He is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) with over 25 years of experience. In his role as PMHNP, he offers clients psychiatric medication evaluations and treatment in addition to ongoing therapeutic evaluation and support. Todd’s practice style is relational and goal-oriented, with emphasis on individualization of evidence-based practices, symptom reduction, functional improvement, and active involvement of clients and their supports in services. Todd grew up on the Iron Range and is dedicated to the wellbeing of the community.
PhD (ABD), LPC, LADC
Trisha is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She decided to further her education over 10 years ago to professionally help others with their own journey in life. Trisha holds a master’s degree in counseling from Missouri Baptist University and a doctorate degree in psychology from Grand Canyon University (all but dissertation). She sees individuals for therapy who are ages 14+ and can also offer chemical health assessments by request. Trisha specializes in helping people who struggle with addiction, anxiety, depression, serious mental illness of self or family members, life transitions, stress management, and more. Her passion is working with teenage and young adult women (ages 14-30’s). Her approach to therapy is holistic and person-centered, which supports clients to find the answers that have been inside of them all along.
Tyler grew up in the Twin cities where he obtained his BS in psychology from Concordia University-St. Paul. He moved up to the Hibbing area to be closer to family and pursue his Master’s in Education with an emphasis in clinical counseling. Tyler has worked in the mental health field for over 2 years and looks forward to helping and getting to know the community. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, and doing outdoor activities.
Director of Administration
Cherub is a lifelong resident of Chisholm. She provides leadership to the office administrative staff at all Lakeview locations. Cherub’s previous healthcare experience includes 16 years of providing quality, direct care and supervisory services to individuals with physical, mental, and behavioral challenges.
Chrystal graduated from Long Island University with a bachelor’s degree in business management. She has produced a career in medical billing and customer service management for 14+ years and has worked with a variety of private practices large and small. She is adept at improving the revenue cycle and assists in determining what needs reengineering to enhance the reimbursement process. Though she has an extensive medical billing background in multiple specialties and behavioral health quickly grabbed her interest. She lives by her own motto of maintaining your body as well as your mind! It brings her great joy working for a company that provides a service she is so passionate about. Her primary goal at Lakeview is to help clients solve any issues, as well as making sure the billing process runs smoothly.
Jessica grew up in the Twin Cities and currently resides there with her family. She has worked in the mental health field for the past 7 years and looks forward to being part of a team that provides quality treatment for those in need. Outside of work, Jessica loves to be outdoors and try new hobbies such as paddle boarding, yoga, and horseback riding. What she enjoys most is spending time with her loved ones and creating new friendships.
Katelin grew up in Britt, Minnesota and moved to Grand Rapids in 2017. A graduate of both Mesabi Range College in 2015 and Hibbing Community College in 2017, education and self-improvement have always been key focuses in both her professional and personal life. With four years of experience in the healthcare field in both clinical and administrative settings, she looks forward to forming meaningful connections and helping people to reach their goals at Lakeview. Outside of work Katelin enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, and making memories with friends and family.
Client Account Manager
Kelly is a veteran of the medical billing field and comes to Lakeview Behavioral Health with more than 19 years of various medical billing experience. She serves as the client account manager and acts as a personal liaison for all insurance-related matters. She is the key contact person at Lakeview Behavioral Health for obtaining the maximum benefits from insurance carriers and any other billing questions.
Kristina was born and raised on the Iron Range. She obtained her bachelor’s in healthcare management in 2019, graduating summa cum laude from Rasmussen College. She is now pursuing her master’s degree in business administration online at Concordia University-St. Paul, with a planned graduation of September 2021 and will continue on to obtain her doctorate in business administration. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and making memories with her son. She also loves camping, fishing, hunting, reading, and sewing.
Megan as a Hibbing native, and now located in Chisholm, is invested in the community. She loves spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors as much as possible. Megan has worked in the healthcare field for 10 years and is very kind and compassionate for the people she helps.
Nadine was born and raised in Eveleth, Minnesota. She is a 2002 Graduate of Duluth Business University. Nadine has been working in the health care field for the past five years and looks forward to providing excellent service to those struggling with mental health and addiction. She is a proud wife and a mother of two beautiful children. Her hobbies outside of work include watching her children excel in school and athletics, and spending time on their small family farm 10 miles south of Eveleth.
Lakeview Behavioral Health strives to make the lives better for anybody in our community with mental health needs or who suffers from addiction: for you, for your friends, for your family. If you or anyone you know is in need of assistance, please reach out. We are here to help.
Please note: The Downtown Grand Rapids office at 20 NW 3rd St is closed. All appointments are being held at the Uptown Grand Rapids location at 516 S Pokegama Ave. Please use 218-327-2001 to reach the office.
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