Our Professional Staff

Jacqui Ruzicka, M.S., NCC, LPCC

Email: admin@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

Jacqui has experience working with individuals, groups, and families using a cognitive behavioral therapy approach. Group experience includes women's CBT groups and children's coping skills groups. Jacqui has a background working in-home with clients, teaching coping skills to manage symptoms caused by diagnoses. She is passionate about helping individuals live a happier, healthier life.

Jacqui is a certified CBT Therapist and prefers to use a cognitive-behavioral approach with clients, focused on reframing their current thinking in order to cope with their diagnoses and learn proper coping skills. Negative thoughts will be challenged in sessions and a more positive way of living will be taught while examining the relationship between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

Mitchell Olson, M.A.

Email: mitchell.olson@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

Mitchell Olson, MA, earned his master's degree in Psychology and Counseling at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. He enjoys providing individual psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, young adults, as well as couples and families. Mitch incorporates his training in psychology, spirituality and holistic health to cultivate a supportive climate of change and healing. Mitch welcomes clients of diverse cultures, spiritualities, and religions. He has experience working with Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Grief, Sexual Issues, Relationship Conflict, Vocational Issues, Attachment Issues, Stress Management, Mood and Personality Disorders, and Addictions. Mitch is also trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Clinical Hypnosis (Hypnotherapy), Mindfulness, Group Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), Solutions Focused Therapy and Career Counseling.

Mitchell is now offering a Depression & Anxiety Skills Group using Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Click here for more information about the group.

Carrie Morgando, M.A.

Email: carrie.morgando@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

Carrie Morgando, M.A. earned her Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Crown College. Carrie's interests include working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families and those experiencing or impacted by depression, anxiety, family conflict, relationship issues, life transitions, grief/loss, and self-esteem issues. Carrie's focus is on making her clients feel comfortable in a safe and open environment while assisting them in their journey to discover and create change. She is also certified in applied Neuroscience for treating anxiety, panic, and worry.

Deanna Boettcher, M.S.

Email: deanna.boettcher@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

Deanna received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Ashford University and her Masters Degree in Mental Health Clinical Counseling from Walden University. She utilizes an eclectic, strengths-based approach to therapy pulling on techniques from expressive arts, the cognitive-behavioral therapies, and Dialectical Behavior Therapies to assist clients from all backgrounds to see their full potential and learn appropriate coping skills to overcome the obstacles they are experiencing in their lives. She has her certification in Art Therapy and DBT Strategies.

Maggie Wangen, M.S. LICSW

Email: maggie.wangen@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

*Maggie has immediate openings in our Hutchinson office on Wednesdays 11am-7pm and Sundays 10am-4pm.*

"Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly."

Positive change and emotional healing are attainable at any stage of life, regardless of your background or diagnosis.

Maggie's passions include working with individuals ages toddler to pre-teen and adults, along with adults at the family and couples level to better understand themselves and one another to manage anxiety, shame, and anger; facilitating the healing of emotional wounds for healthier, more secure relationships with oneself and others. Maggie has experience working with a number of life situations and diagnoses, including, but not limited to: anxiety, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, and anger management. Maggie has received training in Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy (CBPT). This training was led by a certified play therapist. Maggie uses CBPT techniques and theory of practice with children of all ages, so they may process and express emotions on their own terms, within a safe and fun environment.

Using an open mind, humor, insight, and encouragement, Maggie will guide you through a variety of research-supported treatment methods. Therapy is customized to meet individual needs and preferences; Maggie enjoys incorporating clients' personal talents and passions (such as music, art, journaling, and spiritual practices).

Maggie has a master's degree in clinical social work and has provided mental health services in our community since 2014. Maggie is also licensed to provide therapy as a clinical social worker (LICSW).

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Address: 255 Minnesota 7 Hutchinson, MN 55350 (located in the Re/Max building)

Phone: 320-455-9888

Fax: 320-587-5390

Email: admin@serenitymentalhealthservices.com

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