Mental Health

Healing Mind, Body and Spirit

You matter. We take your concerns seriously and restore your whole body-mind health, so you can get back to what matters most to you.

North Memorial Health’s Mental Health & Addiction Center experts are ready and waiting to meet you where you are in your journey with short waits, coordinated care among a team of specialists, and evidence-based practices for serious and persistent mental illness, post-traumatic stress and addiction.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

North Memorial Health providers have extensive research experience in a wide variety of backgrounds, including treatment-resistant depression, mind-body integrative medicine, and post-traumatic stress. To that end, we have many specialists and options for care:

  • Inpatient ward to partial hospitalization, as well as intensive outpatient and inpatient care.
  • The only mental health program in Minnesota outside the VA Medical Center that offers outstanding evidence-based treatment options for PTSD, including: prolonged exposure, cognitive processing and eye movement desensitization reprocessing. Our post-traumatic stress customers have a better than 90 percent resiliency and recovery rate within 10 to 12 sessions.
  • Our partial hospital program offers a mind-body-medicine approach, unique in the state of Minnesota.
  • You have the right and power to drive your treatment options. We’ll give you a variety of evidence-based treatment options, research and education to make informed decisions with your provider.
  • More than 20 support groups at North Memorial Health Hospital and referrals to additional community groups.

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Conditions & Care Options

Learn more about your condition and how it may be treated at North Memorial Health.

List of Services

Emergency medicine
Inpatient Mental Health
Integrated Behavioral Health/Psychotherapy
Intensive Outpatient Program
Mental Health & Addiction Care
Pain Management / Biofeedback
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Recovery
Psychiatric Partial Hospital Program

Meet Your Healthcare Co-Pilots

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Derek J. LaBere, MD

Mental Health
I approach customers with empathy and compassion and aim to help manage symptoms and restore functioning.
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Dennis A. Philander, MD

Mental Health
I provide compassionate, customer-centered care.
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Ben Joseph Lexau, PsyD, LP

Mental Health
I help customers more clearly understand the way their beliefs affect how they act and what they feel.
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Kristen Sutley, MD

Psychiatry
I approach the treatment of psychiatric illness with care and compassion that is driven by the most up to date evidence-based research.
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Ashley Gulden, PsyD, LP

Mental Health
I'm dedicated to helping customers mindfully navigate the complex process of healing.
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Megan Plumstead, PsyD

Mental Health
I’m dedicated to helping customers develop a healthy emotional and physical lifestyle.
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Leanne Carlson Goth, MA, LP

Crisis Management
I teach tools and skills that can lead to immediate harmony in the home.
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Jessica T. Kaster, PhD, LP

Mental Health
Living one's life, authentically, based on personal values is often a goal that I pursue with my customers.
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Chris Mertz, PsyD

Neuropsychology
I'm passionate about making a connection with customers.
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Maida Gunther, PhD, ABPP-CN

Neuropsychology
I consider cognitive, emotional and behavioral symptoms in my comprehensive neuropsychological assessments.
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Dawn Witthaus, MSW, LICSW

Emergency & Trauma
I believe it is important to recognize each person’s journey and story.
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Michelle Jones, LADC, LICSW

Mental Health
I believe that therapy can help individuals understand their life journey and how things have unfolded over time.
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Margaret Gavian, PhD, LP

Mental Health
I specialize in mind-body skills and practice holistic medicine.
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Pamela J. Hyatt, MSW, LICSW

Mental Health
I believe we are truly only one step away from being in each other’s shoes.
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Brad DeLong, MPS, LADC

Mental Health
I work to help customers find a way to be comfortable in the here and now and achieve a higher quality of life.
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Beth A Johnson, MSW, LICSW

Mental Health
I believe that wherever we are in life, we are all doing the best we can.
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Groups & Classes

Get the support and education you need to live your best life. Consider this care beyond the clinic walls.

Smoking Cessation Support Group

This group meets on the first Tuesday of every month for customers who are interested in quitting smoking.

Learn More about Smoking Cessation Support Group